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2022 Honda CRF450RL Preview

The 2022 Honda CRF450RL will be available starting this May at $9,999.Honda

The 2022 Honda CRF450RL will be available starting this May at $9,999.Honda (Honda/)

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2022 Honda Grom 125 Preview Gallery

A new engine promises more pep.

A new engine promises more pep. (Honda/)

The seat uses thicker foam and a flatter design.

The seat uses thicker foam and a flatter design. (Honda/)

The base-model Grom in Queen Bee Yellow.

The base-model Grom in Queen Bee Yellow. (Honda/)

The 2022 Honda Grom ABS in Candy Blue colorway.

The 2022 Honda Grom ABS in Candy Blue colorway. (Honda/)

The 2022 Honda Grom SP.

The 2022 Honda Grom SP. (Honda/)

The 2022 Grom gets a fifth gear and updated instrument panel.

The 2022 Grom gets a fifth gear and updated instrument panel. (Honda/)

The 2022 Honda Grom in Matte Black Metallic.

The 2022 Honda Grom in Matte Black Metallic. (Honda/)

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2022 Honda Grom 125 Preview

The 2022 Honda Grom in Matte Black Metallic.

The 2022 Honda Grom in Matte Black Metallic. (Honda/)

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2021 Honda CRF250RX MC Commute Review Gallery

Honda offers a kinder and more gentle liquid-cooled 250cc dirt bike with the 2021 CRF250RX.

Honda offers a kinder and more gentle liquid-cooled 250cc dirt bike with the 2021 CRF250RX. (Adam Waheed/)

The 2021 CRF250RX uses a liquid-cooled 249cc single. Fuel-injection and electric start make it easy to get the engine lit.

The 2021 CRF250RX uses a liquid-cooled 249cc single. Fuel-injection and electric start make it easy to get the engine lit. (Adam Waheed/)

In typical dirt bike form, the CRF250RX uses an upright Renthal handlebar that can be moved forward or rearward depending on rider preference.

In typical dirt bike form, the CRF250RX uses an upright Renthal handlebar that can be moved forward or rearward depending on rider preference. (Adam Waheed/)

The CRF250RX uses Honda’s signature twin muffler setup. Big Red says it creates a more balanced motorcycle. We just think it looks (and sounds) cool.

The CRF250RX uses Honda’s signature twin muffler setup. Big Red says it creates a more balanced motorcycle. We just think it looks (and sounds) cool. (Adam Waheed/)

The CRF250RX rolls on a conventional 21-inch spoked rim shod with Dunlop’s versatile Geomax AT81 rubber.

The CRF250RX rolls on a conventional 21-inch spoked rim shod with Dunlop’s versatile Geomax AT81 rubber. (Adam Waheed/)

If you go beyond its 13-inches of ground clearance, a plastic skid plate provides some degree of engine protection against trail obstacles.

If you go beyond its 13-inches of ground clearance, a plastic skid plate provides some degree of engine protection against trail obstacles. (Adam Waheed/)

The CRF250RX employs a more forgiving 18-inch rear wheel versus the 19-inch found on a moto bike. This affords greater comfort on trail with an extra degree of tire sidewall cushion.

The CRF250RX employs a more forgiving 18-inch rear wheel versus the 19-inch found on a moto bike. This affords greater comfort on trail with an extra degree of tire sidewall cushion. (Adam Waheed/)

A sturdy set of footpegs provide good grip against the rider’s boots.

A sturdy set of footpegs provide good grip against the rider’s boots. (Adam Waheed/)

Folks looking for a versatile dirt bike that can do a little bit of everything off-road will appreciate Honda’s CRF250RX.

Folks looking for a versatile dirt bike that can do a little bit of everything off-road will appreciate Honda’s CRF250RX. (Adam Waheed/)

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2021 Honda CRF250RX MC Commute Review

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Indian Motorcycle Celebrates With the 2021 Chieftain Elite Gallery

The 2021 Chieftain Elite is Indian Motorcycle’s exclusive, powerful 120th birthday present to itself. Only 120 lucky buyers will have the opportunity to own one worldwide.

The 2021 Chieftain Elite is Indian Motorcycle’s exclusive, powerful 120th birthday present to itself. Only 120 lucky buyers will have the opportunity to own one worldwide. (Indian/)

The custom and exclusive touches are subtle but stylish. Indian opted to keep the anniversary ride stealthy.

The custom and exclusive touches are subtle but stylish. Indian opted to keep the anniversary ride stealthy. (Indian/)

The black on silver livery isn’t a haphazard machine-produced addition; it takes more than 24 hours per bike to execute.

The black on silver livery isn’t a haphazard machine-produced addition; it takes more than 24 hours per bike to execute. (Indian/)

The 116 Thunderstroke V-twin pushes out 126 pound-feet of torque and wears an exclusive Slate Smoke finish.

The 116 Thunderstroke V-twin pushes out 126 pound-feet of torque and wears an exclusive Slate Smoke finish. (Indian /)

The Chieftain Elite starts at a reasonable $34,999, but Indian will sell you a nearly endless list of accessories to push that price skyward.

The Chieftain Elite starts at a reasonable $34,999, but Indian will sell you a nearly endless list of accessories to push that price skyward. (Indian/)

It might have enough power to drag a small moon around, but the Chieftain Elite is set up for cruising comfort.

It might have enough power to drag a small moon around, but the Chieftain Elite is set up for cruising comfort. (Indian/)

The bike is decked out with tech innovations, like Polaris’ Ride Command infotainment system and a fully modern fueling system.

The bike is decked out with tech innovations, like Polaris’ Ride Command infotainment system and a fully modern fueling system. (Indian /)

The 116 Thunderstroke V-twin pushes out 126 pound-feet of torque and wears an exclusive Slate Smoke finish.

The 116 Thunderstroke V-twin pushes out 126 pound-feet of torque and wears an exclusive Slate Smoke finish. (Indian/)

The Chieftain Elite starts at a reasonable $34,999, but Indian will sell you a nearly endless list of accessories to push that price skyward.

The Chieftain Elite starts at a reasonable $34,999, but Indian will sell you a nearly endless list of accessories to push that price skyward. (Indian/)

The forged, 19-inch front wheel is wrapped in a Metzeler Cruisetec tire and hugged by Indian’s iconic fender shape.

The forged, 19-inch front wheel is wrapped in a Metzeler Cruisetec tire and hugged by Indian’s iconic fender shape. (Indian/)

It wouldn’t be a bagger without luggage capacity.

It wouldn’t be a bagger without luggage capacity. (Indian/)

Ride Command powers a 400-watt stereo featuring Apple CarPlay.

Ride Command powers a 400-watt stereo featuring Apple CarPlay. (Indian/)

It might have enough power to drag a small moon around, but the Chieftain Elite is set up for cruising comfort.

It might have enough power to drag a small moon around, but the Chieftain Elite is set up for cruising comfort. (Indian /)

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Indian Motorcycle Celebrates With the 2021 Chieftain Elite

The 2021 Chieftain Elite is Indian Motorcycle’s exclusive, powerful 120th birthday present to itself. Only 120 lucky buyers will have the opportunity to own one worldwide.

The 2021 Chieftain Elite is Indian Motorcycle’s exclusive, powerful 120th birthday present to itself. Only 120 lucky buyers will have the opportunity to own one worldwide. (Indian/)

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2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP MC Commute Second Review Gallery

In this episode of <em>MC Commute</em>, we take the 2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP for a spin to the Motorcyclist offices.

In this episode of <em>MC Commute</em>, we take the 2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP for a spin to the Motorcyclist offices. (Honda/)

The Fireblade SP is powered by a 999cc inline-four that’s worthy of an addicting 165.4 hp on the <em>Motorcyclist</em> dyno. Not to mention the exciting punch in power above 7,000 rpm!

The Fireblade SP is powered by a 999cc inline-four that’s worthy of an addicting 165.4 hp on the <em>Motorcyclist</em> dyno. Not to mention the exciting punch in power above 7,000 rpm! (Honda/)

Winglets! Talk about MotoGP inspiration. Honda claims these have been taken directly  off the 2018 RC213V prototype race machine for improved downforce at the front wheel.

Winglets! Talk about MotoGP inspiration. Honda claims these have been taken directly off the 2018 RC213V prototype race machine for improved downforce at the front wheel. (Honda/)

This titanium Akrapovič exhaust adds to the premium feel of the Fireblade SP.

This titanium Akrapovič exhaust adds to the premium feel of the Fireblade SP. (Honda/)

Honda fitted the CBR with a set of top-shelf Brembo Stylema calipers and 330mm discs to bring it to a quick halt.

Honda fitted the CBR with a set of top-shelf Brembo Stylema calipers and 330mm discs to bring it to a quick halt. (Honda/)

The Fireblade ditches the traditional key for a remote fob, which can become a nuisance. Pro tip: don’t walk away for a photo stop with the ignition left on!

The Fireblade ditches the traditional key for a remote fob, which can become a nuisance. Pro tip: don’t walk away for a photo stop with the ignition left on! (Honda/)

A set of Öhlins NPX Smart-EC forks with semi-active damping functionality offer a super balance of feel and comfort.

A set of Öhlins NPX Smart-EC forks with semi-active damping functionality offer a super balance of feel and comfort. (Honda/)

The 2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP is a premium model and is priced as such. This model is available for $28,500 in limited numbers.

The 2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP is a premium model and is priced as such. This model is available for $28,500 in limited numbers. (Honda/)

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2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP MC Commute Second Review

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Harley-Davidson Goes for ADV Glory With the Pan America

The 2021 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 is a ground-up design that marks a new era in H-D’s history.

The 2021 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 is a ground-up design that marks a new era in H-D’s history. (Harley-Davidson/)

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Never Say Die: Buell Motorcycle Returns 2021

After a few years in the dark, Buell Motorcycles is back, bringing the Hammerhead 1190RX with it, and promising a full run of dirt, dual sport, touring, and cruiser bikes by 2024.

After a few years in the dark, Buell Motorcycles is back, bringing the Hammerhead 1190RX with it, and promising a full run of dirt, dual sport, touring, and cruiser bikes by 2024. (Buell/)

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2021 Honda CRF450RL MC Commute Review

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2021 Husqvarna Vitpilen 401 and Svartpilen 401 First Look Preview

The Husqvarna Svartpilen 401 and Vitpilen 401 are unchanged for 2021, and that’s a good thing.

The Husqvarna Svartpilen 401 and Vitpilen 401 are unchanged for 2021, and that’s a good thing. (Husqvarna/)

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Honda Brings Android Auto to Its 2020 And Newer Africa Twin

Android Auto will be integrated into 2020 and newer Africa Twin models.

Android Auto will be integrated into 2020 and newer Africa Twin models. (Honda/)

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