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2022 CFMOTO 800 Adventura Review – First Ride

Greg D. from Rider magazine and Ron Lieback from Cycle World had been beating me up all day around the cute little test track at CFMOTO’s coming-out party for its seven new motorcycles last month. Even when I was on my favorite 2022 CFs – the 700CL-X and ADVentura 650 – those guys were still leaving me in the dust on what should’ve been slower motorcycles, dammit. But I think I’ve written entire columns about how it’s better to never have been really good at any particular sport, as it makes it way easier to accept defeat. Serious competitors get their psyches all bruised and bent out of shape; I retreat to the food truck for more bbq and beverages… Also, the damp patches and tar snakes were things everybody had to deal with, but the older you get the more you prefer to not fall off the motorcycle.

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Royal Enfield: The Story Behind the Resurgence of the Brand

For the longest time, if you mentioned the name Royal Enfield, the first thing most people thought of was a cheap, not-well-made motorcycle out of India that was a pale shadow of the original Royal Enfield company from the UK. More properly known as Royal Enfield Motors, the India branch of the company was set up mostly as an engine and components production branch, with those parts being shipped back to the UK—but after a few years of its establishment in 1955, it made more sense for the Indian branch to build the entire bike.

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The Next Generation of Protective Gear

Despite how the past couple of years have gone in the world, 2022 is shaping up to be a very exciting year for both the motorcycles we ride and the protective riding gear we wear. New models from Ducati, Husqvarna, Harley-Davidson, and the Big Four from Japan are arriving at dealerships, ready for riders new and old to fall in love with them. What hasn’t been as loudly or as widely shouted from the rooftops, however, is that the protective gear stagnation that’s been happening for about five years now is ending.

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eMTB Highlights: 2022 Loretta Lynn eMTB GNCC

eMTB Highlights: 2022 Loretta Lynn eMTB GNCC

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Premier Lounge: MotoGP™ Premier’s new exclusive venue

From plush seating to gourmet food offerings, the Premier Lounge is an exciting addition to the Apex package experience

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Time schedule: a race day change at the British Grand Prix

Sunday at Silverstone this weekend sees the Moto2™ race take place after the MotoGP™ race

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Moor and Farkas take victory at Autodrom Most

Moor claimed Race 1 victory at the Autodrom Most with last-lap move, before Hungarian rider Farkas clinched Race 2 honours

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How is the title race looking with nine races to go?

Quartararo holds a 21-point lead over Aleix Espargaro, with Bagnaia 66 points down in fourth despite taking three wins in 2022

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2022 tech round-up: Ducati, Honda, Yamaha

Get a full recap of the innovations that three of MotoGP™’s biggest teams have brought to the party for 2022.

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3 riders, 1 point: a look at the 2022 Moto2™ title race

Vietti, Fernandez and Ogura couldn’t be much closer heading into the summer break

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MotoGP™ slang explained: Part 3

The third and final part of our beginner’s guide to some of the lingo used in Grand Prix racing means

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MotoGP™ recap: Dutch TT

A jaw-dropping race saw maiden podiums, rare crashes and the title race blown wide open on a breathtaking day of action in the Netherlands

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Rossi, Lorenzo, Mir: overturning a mid-season deficit

Winning the MotoGP™ title despite not leading at the halfway stage? It’s been done before

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CryptoDATA Tech to title sponsor Austrian GP

The new MotoGP™ sponsor and leader in blockchain applied technologies will take top billing at Red Bull Ring-Spielberg in 2022

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