2015 ZX-14R ABS two-toine

30th Anniversary ZX-14R

Today Kawasaki announced that a limited number of 30th anniversary ZX-14R will be available for sale.  300 models will be produced for the U.S. market and 30 will be available in Canada. The Ninja utilizes a two-tone paint scheme inspired by the original 1984 Ninja 900. Each Ninja ZX-14 will be badged as number XXX […]

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The front wheel on a 2014 Z1000 with the ABS

Kawasaki Anti-Lock Brakes

ABS has come a long way in the last 30 years. I remember the first ABS equipped car that I drove which had a brake pedal that shuddered like a jackhammer during a panic stop. ABS has been a lot slower to make its appearance in the two wheeled world, for a multitude of reasons […]

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V-Strom 1000 Adventure Model

2014 V-Strom 1000 ABS

The wait is over and Suzuki has finally released the all new V-Strom 1000 to the American marketplace. The new 1000 incorporates a host of great features that are sure to make this motorcycle a leader in the adventure touring segment Traction Control (tri-mode) 90-degree V-twin powerplant with fuel-injection ABS (anti-lock brakes) 6-speed transmission Adjustable […]

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2014 Yamaha FJR1300ES Electric Shocks

Updated Yamaha FJR1300

For the 2013 model year Yamaha undertook some pretty major revisions of their flagship sport-touring motorcycle, the FJR1300. For 2014 Yamaha ups the ante another notch by offering a variant of the FJR with electronically adjustable suspension. The new electronically controlled suspension offers a variety of different settings to suit different riders and riding conditions […]

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2012 Suzuki VStrom DL650 in White

While not in the original lineup of 2012 motorcycles, Suzuki has decided to offer a limited release of white 2012 VStrom 650’s. The new DL650 should be in showrooms early in December of 2012. The 650 VStrom has been a perennial best seller and has consistently made the Cycle World top ten list. With a myriad of […]

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