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Coolest Sportbikes of the ’90s: 1999 Yamaha YZF-R7 OW02

The Yamaha was the last of the “real” Japanese homologation special models.

The Yamaha was the last of the “real” Japanese homologation special models. (Yamaha/)

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KTM’s Stefan Pierer Gobbles Up 25% of MV Agusta

Triumph Announce New Street Triple Lineup For 2023

Triumph has announced a shakeup to its ever-popular Street Triple range today, introducing not one, but three evolutions to the family, creating what it says is “the most powerful Street Triple range ever.” Building off the success it has forged by being the sole engine supplier for the Moto2 racing category, Triumph now introduces the Street Triple R, Street Triple RS, and the Street Triple 765 Moto2 Edition – the latter of which will be relegated to just 765 units worldwide.

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2023 Yamaha Ténéré 700 First Look

Yamaha Motor Europe announced updates to the Ténéré 700, giving the middleweight ADV bike a TFT display, smartphone connectivity, a new ABS mode and other small updates. As of this writing, the 2023 Ténéré 700 has not been announced for the U.S., though we expect to receive official news soon. The Ténéré 700 Rally Edition variant offered in Europe (pictured below with the Heritage White livery) also received the same updates, but we don’t expect that it will be offered on these shores.

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Early Triplets: 2024 Triumph Street Triple 765 Preview

The new Street trio: the Street Triple 765 Moto2, Street Triple 765 RS, and Street Triple 765 R.

The new Street trio: the Street Triple 765 Moto2, Street Triple 765 RS, and Street Triple 765 R. (Triumph/)

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2023 Vespa GTS 300 Scooter Review

We explore the ancient city of Rome aboard Vespa’s 2023 GTS 300 gasoline-powered scooter.

We explore the ancient city of Rome aboard Vespa’s 2023 GTS 300 gasoline-powered scooter. (The Piaggio Group/)

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2023 Yamaha Ténéré 700 First Look

Yamaha Motor Europe announced updates to the Ténéré 700, giving the middleweight ADV bike a TFT display, smartphone connectivity, a new ABS mode and other small updates. As of this writing, the 2023 Ténéré 700 has not been announced for the U.S., though we expect to receive official news soon. The Ténéré 700 Rally Edition variant offered in Europe (pictured below with the Heritage White livery) also received the same updates, but we don’t expect that it will be offered on these shores.

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2022 CFMOTO 700CL-X/700CL-X Sport

The CFMOTO 700CL-X’s styling is defined as neo-retro, similar to Honda’s CB650R. The base-model CL-X would be the most at home in commuting and around-town riding.

The CFMOTO 700CL-X’s styling is defined as neo-retro, similar to Honda’s CB650R. The base-model CL-X would be the most at home in commuting and around-town riding. (CFMOTO/)

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Schott Perfecto Motorcycle Jacket Review

The Schott Perfecto 613 was designed in the late 1940s and has not changed since.

The Schott Perfecto 613 was designed in the late 1940s and has not changed since. (John Hebert/)

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How Much Power Does the 2023 Triumph Tiger Sport 660 Make?

The 2023 Triumph Tiger Sport 660 is an ultraversatile British urban adventure bike that packs approachability on nearly every level. Superfriendly power delivery from triumph’s ultrarefined inline-triple technology, a relatively low 491-pound measured wet weight, and friendly seat height make the Tiger an enticing motorcycle for any rider. The $9,495 MSRP is icing on the cake.

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Coolest Sportbikes of the ’90s: 1993 Yamaha GTS1000

Yamaha put its alternative-front-suspension GTS1000 into production in 1993. The bike was only in the lineup for two years in the US, but survived a while longer in other markets.

Yamaha put its alternative-front-suspension GTS1000 into production in 1993. The bike was only in the lineup for two years in the US, but survived a while longer in other markets. (Cycle World Archives/)

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Ducati Panigale V2 Bayliss First Ride Review

Ducati’s Panigale V2 Bayliss was born for trackdays.

Ducati’s Panigale V2 Bayliss was born for trackdays. (Jeff Allen/)

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Coolest Sportbikes of the ’90s: 1992 Honda NR750

This amazing cutaway illustration of the NR750 accompanied <i>Cycle World</i>’s 1994 road test.

This amazing cutaway illustration of the NR750 accompanied <i>Cycle World</i>’s 1994 road test. (Cycle World Archives/)

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Leatt Introduces New 9.5 Carbon Enduro Helmet

This off-road helmet features Leatt’s 360° Turbine Technology, and is ECE 22.06 certified.

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