Archive for the ‘Reviews’ Category

The Cycle Guys Go Green! FastPack For Electric Motorcycles

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Carrying cargo on an electric motorcycles (Zero S, and Electric Motorsports GPR-S).

Cycle World Show Highlights

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Highlights and lots of pics from the Cycle World International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, California

Ride Review: The Lookout Roadhouse and Ortega Highway

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

The Lookout Roadhouse is a must-visit if you are in southern California — great views, food, and like-minded company.

Event Review: Long Beach Motorcycle Swap Meet

Sunday, June 29th, 2008

A wide variety of bikes were seen at the Long Beach Swap Meet.

Roadhouse Review: Cook’s Corner, Trabuco Canyon, California

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Like the Lookout Roadhouse, Alice’s Restaurant, and The Rock Store, Cook’s Corner is a California roadhouse legend.

Ducati Hypermotard First Ride – Believe the Hype!

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

On a bright sunny Saturday morning the MotorcycleSmack.com editors got to sample the new Ducati Hypermotard. The Hypermotard either creates a new genre of streetbikes, or redefines the word “sportbike”, depending on your point of view.

New Line of ASV Levers for Street Bikes

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

ASV Inventions announces new line brake and clutch levers for street bikes.

Has Retro Bike Fever Reached Honda?

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

Has retro bike fever gripped Honda? Will we soon see a recreation of the fabled 1969 CB750, the revolutionary first “superbike”? Don’t be surprised.

New 2008 Ducati Models Announced

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

Some tasty new products from the boys of Bologna

2008 Buell 1125R First Ride

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

Just how good is the new Rotax-powered Buell 1125R? Find out here.

New Honda Motorcycles for 2008 Announced

Sunday, September 23rd, 2007

New Honda’s announced at dealer meeting. Some very cool bikes.

2008 Honda CBR1000RR – Less Is More

Sunday, September 9th, 2007

This is what you’ve been waiting for: The all-new 2008 Honda CBR1000RR

Triumph Announces Street Triple

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

Triumph Motorcycles announced the addition of the Street Triple to their line of street motorcycles.

Burning Bikes: The Wacky, Weird Vehicles of Burning Man

Sunday, September 2nd, 2007

One of the most interesting parts of Burning Man, at least for this gearhead, is the wacky collection of vehicles. Not your basic choppers or streetfighters…oh no, those would be far too normal for a Burner (as many participants call themselves). Just like in the “default world”, all motorized vehicles must pass inspection by the DMV before they can be operated on the “playa” surface.

It’s New, It’s Weird, It’s Cool, It’s Here- The 2008 Suzuki B-King

Friday, August 24th, 2007

It’s new, it’s weird, it’s cool, it’s an aftermarket exhaust manufacturer’s dream come true. It’s the Suzuki B-King, and it’s almost here.

Preview: 2008 Buell 1125R – Finally a Buell We Would Buy!

Monday, July 9th, 2007

If you’re anything like us, you love the idea of spending your hard-earned sportbike dollar here in the good ol’ U.S. of A. But in many people’s opinion there have not been any American sportbikes worthy of competing with the Japanese and Italian brands. Until now, that is.

Crazy Custom Bikes at the Isle of Man

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007

Here in the states we have a huge variety of bikes, in every shape, flavor and color. We have the choppers of course, and chromed out sportbikes with extended swingarms, repli-racers, vintage bikes, etc. But for a completely new take on the meaning of “custom bikes”, look around at the TT.