This Year in Gear
The 35 Top Motorcycles of 2018
Right out of the gate, 2018 was shaping up to be an incredible year for motorcycles. From January onward, important and exciting motorcycle announcements kept up a steady flow. From new bikes, helmets and gear to beautiful old classics going up for sale, these are some of the best two-wheel announcements to come from 2018.
An all-electric dirtbike that weighs just 150 pounds and can travel up to 50 miles on a single charge.
The Art of the Italian Two Wheel exhibition in Miami, Florida celebrates over 30 motorcycles from Parr's private collection.
If you're more interested in classic style and prefer the analog way of life, there's a 1978 BMW R80/7 ready for a new home.
Aether Apparel has a knack for making incredibly rugged and tactical motorcycle gear while eschewing the over-designed style that runs rampant throughout the market.
Quin will be the first brand to bring a helmet motorcycle to market with an integrated crash detection system.
It's not very often you see a vintage Ducati in such good condition going for such a temptingly-low price.
Electric bikes, whether pedal assisted or not, are growing in popularity. Now Onyx brings you a vintage-style cafe racer option.
The Alta Motors EXR adopts the silhouette of the modern enduro and employs the latest, lightweight, performance-packed quick-charging electric motor technology.
AGV just launched its own new line of vintage helmets, the Legends Collection and it's beautiful.
Indian is breaking the American cruiser tradition with the all-new flat track-style FTR 1200, and it's about damn time.
You have the rare chance to see one of the actual 1962 Triumph 650cc TR6Rs from The Great Escape.
Everyone can stop building custom cafe racers now. Nothing will ever come close to the deBolex Engineering Ducati 803.
It looks like Honda is bringing an all-new show-stopper to EICMA this year in the form a wholly revised 2019 Honda CBR1000RR.
Alpinestars' first tangle in off-road helmets and, on paper at least, it looks pretty damn impressive.
It's hard to ignore the shift the motorcycle industry is making by pivoting resources to smaller displacement motorcycles.
It's safe to assume KTM has a hit on its hands with the 790 Adventure R, but it might be a sign bigger ADV bikes are on the way out.
If Kalashnikov's reputation is anything to go by, the world of overlanding and adventure riding should be a piece of cake.
After a 40-year absence in the US, the iconic Cub makes its return to our shores.
The new-for-fall 2018 Ray v2 Jacket and Motochino Pants are as casual and low-key as they come.
In an effort to keep its best-selling bike fresh, Ducati is updating the Scrambler for 2019, owing much of the new look to the top-of-the-line Scrambler 1100.
Kawasaki released the first images of its all-new Ninja 125 and Z125 pro. But will we get them here?
Images of what looks like a production-ready Moto Guzzi V85 adventure bike have surfaced.
If you're aiming to take on an intercontinental ride, spanning time zones with stretches of massively varying topography, it's hard to find a better way to conquer it than a BMW GS.
Now that Yamaha is teasing a new adventure motorcycle it's safe to assume 2019 will be a big year for adventure motorcycles.
Indian's new motorcycle will walk right past Harley-Davidson, and pick a fight with European sport bikes.
InterMot is in full swing over in Cologne, Germany and Ducati just unveiled its new Scrambler line.
The changes won't bring the fight to the more focused Ducati Desert Sled, off-road, but thankfully some of the upgrades address the Triumphs weak points to make it a better bike, all around.
The air is crisp, and the leaves up in the mountains are on their way to the other side of the color pallet -- exactly where this '73 BMW R75/5 thrives.
The new Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro doesn't just get a new engine (good for 158 horsepower and 94 lb-ft), but the chassis and body get a list of further upgrades – aiming it squarely at...
Zero Motorcycles announced today its new lineup. Meanwhile, a competitor closed up shop and another smaller brand is winning awards as it makes initial deliveries.
Triumph turned up the off-road eccentricities and gave the new Scrambler 1200 the capabilities it deserves and then some.
If there's one theme to sum up the flock of bikes Ducati brought to EICMA this year; it's bigger and better.
The CRF450L Rally, inspired by the Dakar race bike, would be easier to live with day-to-day but Honda will need to make a few changes.