Interview: Roland Sands builds “Challenger RR” race cruiser for Indian

The bizarre "King of the Baggers" race plans to pit giant cruisers from Harley and Indian against each other at Laguna Seca. Tuner Roland Sands is race-prepping a Challenger for this crazy event, and we caught up for a very fun chat about it.

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CFMoto announces the 1250TR-G, China’s most powerful motorcycle ever

China's CFMoto has announced the biggest, most powerful production motorcycle in Chinese history – a fully appointed luxury grand tourer festooned with quality components. The 1250TR-G looks ready to take on the best of Germany, at much lower prices.

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Honda takes the CBR600RR fully electronic for 2021

The venerable Honda CBR600RR gets a full makeover for 2021, including an electronic throttle and an inertial control unit. So as well as a power boost, it gets lean-sensitive traction control, ABS, wheelie control, power modes and other goodies.

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Aussie suspension guru builds hybrid double-sprung dirtbike front end

Yes, that's a Kawasaki KX450F with a Hossack-style front end supporting a set of regular telescopic forks. Australian motorcycle suspension tuner Laurie "Suspension" Smith has created this bizarre-looking "TwoEvo" setup, in search of a superior ride.

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Roland Sands builds a straight-line dragster out of the BMW R18

AMA 250GP national champion racer Roland Sands has been taking perfectly good motorcycles and engoodening them further for 20-odd years. Now, he's turned his attentions to BMW's giant boxer cruiser, giving the R18 a hardtail dragster treatment.

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Heads up: Marc Marquez is about to attempt a superhuman MotoGP feat

MotoGP riders are not normal human beings. Six-time MotoGP champion and "uncrashing" expert Marc Marquez broke his arm in a nasty crash on Sunday, and four days later, he's been cleared to race this weekend with a titanium plate in it. Crazy stuff.

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2021 KTM 450 Rally Replica: The closest you can buy to a Dakar bike

There wouldn't be many motorcycling reprobates who haven't dreamed of testing their mettle in the storied Dakar Rally, piles of navigation instruments teetering atop their dash. Well, KTM's got the bike for you, if your pockets are deep enough.

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Langen unveils a gorgeous, featherweight 2-stroke cafe racer

The road-going two-smoker ain't dead yet! Weighing in at an incredible 112 kg and bedecked in carbon and gold leaf, the Langen 2-Stroke is built around a screaming 80-horsepower fuel injected V-twin from Vins, and it's an absolute beauty.

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Aston Martin & Brough Superior’s turbo motorcycle hits the racetrack

One of the most delightful oddities of the EICMA 2019 motorcycle show is a step closer to production. The Aston Martin AMB001, featuring a 180-horsepower turbo Brough Superior motor, has begun its dynamic track test program at Pau-Arnos in France.

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Punch Moto: The best Belarusian electric supermoto we’ve seen all day

Fresh out of Minsk, the Punch supermoto is a practical and fun electric city motorcycle with a useful range, highway-capable top speed and quick-release batteries. Its unique design is inspired by century-old Russian "suprematist" abstract art.

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