New Bike Evaluation: 2012 Star Stratoliner Deluxe

When an artist performs so spectacularly that he’s called out on stage to please the crowd again, it’s called an encore. It’s the same artist, doing what he’s famous for, but the crowd can’t get … [Read more...]

New Bike Evaluation 2012 Honda VFR1200F

You may recall our dual bike reviews back in RoadBike's September 2010 issue. Evans Brasfield tested Honda’s then-new 2010 VFR1200F, while on the following pages editor Steve Lita described how the … [Read more...]

New Bike Evaluation 2013 Suzuki Boulevard C90T B.O.S.S.

Writing these new bike stories ain’t always easy. But I love it when I go to my thesaurus and find tons of synonyms to work with. Plenty of word play available for this story. A boss is a leader, a … [Read more...]

2014 KTM 1190 Adventure First Ride

Here's A quick look at RoadBike editor Steve Litas first ride on the NEW 2014 KTM 1190 Adventure. … [Read more...]

New Motorcycle Review – Victory Hard-Ball

Okay, time to ’fess up. While we motorcyclists may talk about freedom, about separating from the herd, about mastering an activity that most people are afraid to try, or simply about the power of … [Read more...]

New Motorcycle Review 2012 Triumph Tiger Explorer

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: when it comes to adventure touring, the GS is the royal family, and the R 1200 GS is the king. Despite recent competition in the form of Ducati’s Multistrada, … [Read more...]

New Bike Evaluation 2012 Harley-Davidson FLS Softail Slim

The introduction of the 2012 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim and Sportster Seventy-Two came in August of last year, a few months after the bulk of the 2012 new model announcements. Harley opted to … [Read more...]

2012 Suzuki Boulevard C50T Classic Motorcycle Review

From the first time I threw a leg over Suzuki’s Boulevard C50T Classic, I felt that it was an eager to please, family dog of a motorcycle that would put a smile on the face any cruiser aficionado … [Read more...]

Custom Motorcycle Dream Ride 2011 Star V Star 950

This month’s cover bike (September 2012) is a perfect example of the finely crafted, high-end custom motorcycle that RoadBike used to get tons of mail about. Shoprats and gearheads would always gush … [Read more...]

New Bike Evaluation: Star Raider SCL

Here in Connecticut, we call author Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Mark Twain, one of our own. Although not born here, he lived in Hartford from 1874 to 1891, and in Redding, Connecticut, from 1900 until … [Read more...]