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2022 Suzuki Hayabusa Tech Explained

Despite having less peak horsepower, the 2022 Hayabusa is quicker than the previous generations.

Despite having less peak horsepower, the 2022 Hayabusa is quicker than the previous generations. (Suzuki /)

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New Benelli 302R Is on the Way

Benelli looks to be coming back to the sportbike arena soon with a restyle of its entry-level 302R.

Benelli looks to be coming back to the sportbike arena soon with a restyle of its entry-level 302R. (Benelli/)

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Marc Marquez Rides Again – Does a Private Track Day at Barcelona

2021 Ohvale GP-2 Review – First Ride

If you’ve been following the minimoto space, you’ve probably heard of the Ohvale name. The Italian company pumping out mini road racers has been a hot topic of conversation in trackday and racing circles. We all know that riding big bikes on a racetrack is a thrill unlike any other. But it’s also true that riding full-size sportbikes at trackdays can be pretty expensive – up the ante even more if you decide to go race. Beyond the cost of the bike itself, you’ve got trackday fees, fuel costs, and tire bills. The costs go up even more if you have to schlep it a long way from home and find lodging for a night or two.

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2021 Honda Rebel 1100 DCT First Ride Review

2021 Yamaha MT-09 MC Commute Review

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Could This Be Harley-Davidson’s New Mini Sportster?

Seems like Harley’s Chinese-made model may be getting a Sportster-like restyle, if this image from partner Qianjiang is any indication.

Seems like Harley’s Chinese-made model may be getting a Sportster-like restyle, if this image from partner Qianjiang is any indication. (Qianjiang/)

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MotoGP Is to Resume in Two Weeks

MotoGP testing has concluded at Losail International Circuit, now the focus turns to the first race of the 2021 MotoGP season.

MotoGP testing has concluded at Losail International Circuit, now the focus turns to the first race of the 2021 MotoGP season. (MotoGP/)

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Walt Siegl Motorcycles Debuts Electric Motorcycle/Moped Crossover

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2021 Ohvale GP-2 Review – First Ride

If you’ve been following the minimoto space, you’ve probably heard of the Ohvale name. The Italian company pumping out mini road racers has been a hot topic of conversation in trackday and racing circles. We all know that riding big bikes on a racetrack is a thrill unlike any other. But it’s also true that riding full-size sportbikes at trackdays can be pretty expensive – up the ante even more if you decide to go race. Beyond the cost of the bike itself, you’ve got trackday fees, fuel costs, and tire bills. The costs go up even more if you have to schlep it a long way from home and find lodging for a night or two.

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2021 Honda Rebel 1100 DCT First Ride Review

Yamaha Builds A Better Triumph – 2021 MT-09 Review Gallery

We throw a leg over Yamaha’s more sporty 2021 MT-09 ($9,399).

We throw a leg over Yamaha’s more sporty 2021 MT-09 ($9,399). (Joseph Agustin/)

With added polish and sport attitude, the third-generation 2021 MT-09 is a significant upgrade versus the previous iteration.

With added polish and sport attitude, the third-generation 2021 MT-09 is a significant upgrade versus the previous iteration. (Joseph Agustin/)

The ‘21 MT-09 impresses with its versatility. It’s agile and comfy around town, yet delivers pleasing sport appeal when ridden on curvy roads.

The ‘21 MT-09 impresses with its versatility. It’s agile and comfy around town, yet delivers pleasing sport appeal when ridden on curvy roads. (Joseph Agustin/)

Yamaha’s YZF-R1-sourced multi-wheel control interface is easy to use but could offer improved tactile function when pressed.

Yamaha’s YZF-R1-sourced multi-wheel control interface is easy to use but could offer improved tactile function when pressed. (Joseph Agustin/)

A more rigid chassis along with Bridgestone’s fantastic Battlax S22 rubber make fast-paced riding escapades a blast.

A more rigid chassis along with Bridgestone’s fantastic Battlax S22 rubber make fast-paced riding escapades a blast. (Joseph Agustin /)

The MT-09 benefits from full LED lighting.

The MT-09 benefits from full LED lighting. (Joseph Agustin/)

We’re big fans of the MT-09’s ergonomics package and adjustable height footpegs allow for added cornering clearance.

We’re big fans of the MT-09’s ergonomics package and adjustable height footpegs allow for added cornering clearance. (Joseph Agustin/)

The 2021 MT-09 is powered by a 43cc larger CP3 engine that now displaces 890cc.

The 2021 MT-09 is powered by a 43cc larger CP3 engine that now displaces 890cc. (Joseph Agustin/)

With a fully fueled curb weight of 417-pounds, the MT-09 is light and easy to ride around town.

With a fully fueled curb weight of 417-pounds, the MT-09 is light and easy to ride around town. (Joseph Agustin/)

A 3.5-inch color TFT display keeps tabs on vehicle settings. We wish it was larger.

A 3.5-inch color TFT display keeps tabs on vehicle settings. We wish it was larger. (Joseph Agustin/)

Yamaha’s updated CP3 engine is mesmerizing. It offers gobs of immediate torque with a pleasing engine note. It’s also smooth and devoid of unwanted vibration.

Yamaha’s updated CP3 engine is mesmerizing. It offers gobs of immediate torque with a pleasing engine note. It’s also smooth and devoid of unwanted vibration. (Joseph Agustin/)

The Tuning Fork brand offers incredible performance and value in the naked bike segment with its 2021 MT-09.

The Tuning Fork brand offers incredible performance and value in the naked bike segment with its 2021 MT-09. (Joseph Agustin/)

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