It's About Time

Harley-Davidson + Bell & Ross Nascafe Racer

American motorcycles and British wristwatches. Not an engineering combination you'd think of right off the bat. But now, thanks to Harley-Davidson and Bell & Ross, the two great tastes show that they can indeed taste great together. Leading UK dealer, Shaw

Saved by Zero

Zero XU Electric Motorcycle

We don’t subscribe to the belief that everything purported as “green” is actually worth your time and money -- no matter how hard Oprah stares us down. Still, the new Zero XU electric motorcycle makes our good book for a host


Kickboxer Diesel Concept

Turbo. All-wheel drive. Diesel. Motorcycle. Virtually all of these words get our attention all by themselves. Combine them in the form of the chiseled two-wheeler above, and you have the (conceptual) Kickboxer Diesel, designed by Ian McElroy. Powered by a compact,

Be Prepared In Style

Brooks Motorcycle Tool Roll


Appearing originally back in 1914 within the company's Brooks Book for Motor Cyclists, Brooks recently decided to bring back this classic and classy motorcycle accoutrement with a modern twist. Made of stout leather that is vegetable tanned in Europe, bikers can choose

Own the Award-Winning Bike in a Glorious New Look

Triumph Daytona 675 2010 Special Edition


Mechanically identical to the award winning standard 2009 Daytona 675, this race-bred sport bike was built to turn heads thanks to new Pearl White body paneling and distinctive Sparkle Blue paint detailing on the swing arm and frame. With the lightest

Classic American Style That Never Gets Old

Schott NYC Classic Racer Motorcycle Jacket

schott-leather-jacket-lead-gear-patrol Here at Gear Patrol, we love the latest and greatest tech. We're easily wowed by newfangled gizmos with innovative functions and aesthetics. However, we hold in the highest esteem brands and products that have stood the test of time. Such items

MotoX + Surfing = SurferCross

GP Events: SurferCross


Last month, Gear Patrol's Jon Gaffney was able to attend the SurferCross event in California, sponsored by Toyota. Since his return, he's been pretty psyched up. And not just about the

KTM 990 Super Duke

The Duke


Saturday, Fort Walton Beach - 80 degrees in October, not a cloud in the sky... think I’m going to ride. As a gear freak I’m always out and about trying to find the new

2009 Ducati Monster 1100 and 1100 S

Like Most Things Italian, Even Monsters Are Hot.

Ducati Monster 1100    Courtesy: Ducati North America

Many of you may not know this, but more than just Apple computers are announced in Cupertino, California. And for some of

Enertia Bike
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Somewhere in between a classic motorcycle, a European movie and the future lies the Enertia. A bike culturally and technologically appropriate to the current day. Using

BMW R1200 GS

BMW Bikes are one of those rarities that are appreciated by the well versed man. It's German engineering at it's best. The R1200 GS is powered by a 100hp Boxer engine that produces 85 lb/ft of torque. The Telelever front suspension will keep

Spyder BRP Can-Am

Spyder BRP Can Am An entirely new approach at top-down driving, the Spyder fuses the thrills of a motorcycle with top down roadster approachability. Using a revolutionary 3-wheeled stance, the Spyder is built around an SST frame

2008 Ducati Hypermotard 1100 S

Ducati Hypermotard 1100 S

The Hypermotard 1100 takes on urban canyons and attacks mountain curves with total abandon. Its purpose is single-minded: to thrill.

Its ‘motard’ styling and stance combine with Ducati’s ‘sportsbike’ smooth and powerful L-Twin engine