• Aprilia Teases Revamped 2021 RSV4 and Tuono V4Aprilia Teases Revamped 2021 RSV4 and Tuono V4
    The 2021 Aprilia RSV4 Factory and Tuono V4 Factory. (Aprilia/) Aprilia’s RSV4 and Tuono have received enough evolutionary changes since their introductions that they’ve remained mostly at the pointy end of performance. But for sportbike fans, enough is never enough, and some were left pining after a redesign of Noale’s iconic V-4s. So for sportbike lovers there’s a sense of occasion (break out the sangiovese!) that accompanies the news that there will be a new RSV4 superbike and Tuono V4 supernaked for 2021. While the updates are significant on a… Read more »
  • 2021 Kawasaki KX2502021 Kawasaki KX250
    2021 Kawasaki KX250 (Kawasaki/) Ups Well-rounded performance Now has electric start Praiseworthy chassis Updates galore Downs Drawbacks with preprogrammed settings of EFI mapping Engine character and power delivery leaves a bit to be desired Overly stiff suspension with little comfort Verdict For 2021, the Kawasaki KX250 is one of the most improved models. These updates make it an even more competitive four-stroke for intermediate to pro-level riders. 2021 Kawasaki KX250 (Jeff Allen/) Overview The Kawasaki KX250 is a four-stroke motocross bike that takes after its bigger stablemate, the KX450, in… Read more »
  • First Look: Sondors’ First Electric MotorcycleFirst Look: Sondors’ First Electric Motorcycle
    The Metacycle can be preordered now. (Sondors/) Ebike maker Sondors this week unveiled its first electric motorcycle, the $5,000 Metacycle. If that attractive price makes you want to go straight out and buy, well, patience. The Metacycle isn’t expected to ship until the fourth quarter of 2021. In the meantime, a $100 deposit (refundable up to 90 days) secures a place in line with the consumer-direct brand. The 8kWh rear hub motor peaks at 14.5kWh. (Sondors/) The Metacycle is powered by an 8kWh rear hub motor (peaking at 14.5kWh and… Read more »
  • 2021 Kawasaki KX2502021 Kawasaki KX250
    2021 Kawasaki KX250 (Kawasaki/) Ups Well-rounded performance Now has electric start Praiseworthy chassis Updates galore Downs Drawbacks with preprogrammed settings of EFI mapping Engine character and power delivery leaves a bit to be desired Overly stiff suspension with little comfort Verdict For 2021, the Kawasaki KX250 is one of the most improved models. These updates make it an even more competitive four-stroke for intermediate to pro-level riders. 2021 Kawasaki KX250 (Jeff Allen/) Overview The Kawasaki KX250 is a four-stroke motocross bike that takes after its bigger stablemate, the KX450, in… Read more »
  • 2021 Sondors Metacycle Electric Motorcycle First Look Photo Gallery2021 Sondors Metacycle Electric Motorcycle First Look Photo Gallery
    Sleek, modern design abounds. (Sondors/) The Metacycle will price at $5,000. (Sondors/) A simple, low-profile instrument panel. (Sondors/) The removable battery charges in four hours. (Sondors/) A hub motor will feature 14.5kWh peak power. (Sondors/) ByBre braking and WP suspension components. (Sondors /) Minimalist touches contribute to the elegant look of the Metacycle. (Sondors/) A cool feature, this transparent box will wirelessly charge your smartphone while riding. (Sondors/) Slim, LED taillight. (Sondors/) The new commuter in town. (Sondors/) The Metacycle was designed from the ground up. (Sondors/) Curb weight is… Read more »