Reaction Time for Stopping Your Motorcycle

You’re riding along minding your own business when suddenly you’re facing the bumper of a left-turning SUV. Every cell commands you to get the motorcycle stopped ASAP to prevent your early demise. But will your response be quick enough?
It’s a good thing we’re hardwired to respond immediately to threats, but too often our synapses don’t [...]

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BMW Motorrad Posts Record 2016 Half-Year Sales

 

The Bavarian manufacturer once again posted record growth for the first half of the year; through June 2016, BMW delivered 80,754 motorcycles and maxi scooters worldwide; this is up 3% over the same period of 2015 (78,418 units). Once again, the attribution goes towards the BMW R 1200 GS adventure tourer, the top-selling BMW motorcycle.
This [...]

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Join us for Aprilia/Moto Guzzi Christmas in July!!!

 
Christmas in July is a holiday we look forward to yearly! On display is our whole Aprilia and Moto Guzzi lineup! Stop in and see these two magnificent brands and ride your next motorycle.
Come test ride the best super bike there is on the market.
Moto Guzzi’s 2016 lineup is a sight to behold. The iconic [...]

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Please Disregard the Dust!!

 
We are renovating half of the retail floor.  BMW Motorrad will share the floor with Ducati.  We will be open for business as usual while the build out is happening.

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Win MOTOGP PADDOCK PASSES From Rev’it

This month 5 people get the chance to win a unique and personalized Davis hoody! Enter now and each month you’ll have a chance to win one-of-a-kind REV’IT! products tailor made just for you. All subscribers are in the run to win the Grand Prize: two MotoGP paddock passes for the Aragon round of the [...]

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First ride: Ducati Scrambler Flat Track Pro

By Michael Neeves
Here’s a flattracker you can ride every day. The $11,295 Ducati Scrambler Flat Track Pro is the latest addition to the Scrambler family. Ducati’s Scrambler range has been a phenomenal success, from the moment the first one arrived in UK dealers from ‘The Land of Joy’ (that’s the factory in Bologna to me [...]

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Ducati Monster 1200 R vs. Triumph Speed Triple R

What’s the sexiest naked bike made? There are more powerful and less expensive alternatives, but ultimately the debate comes down to the Ducati Monster 1200 and Triumph Speed Triple 1050. Both were upgraded for 2016, making them sportier than ever. Little surprise they both carry an R suffix in their model designation. Say it like [...]

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2016 Norton Commando 961 MK II SF / Cafe Racer / Sport

TJ Hilton
The original Norton Commando  first saw the light of day all the way back in 1967. Production spanned ten years, and the Commando was crowned “Machine of the Year” by the U.K.-based Motor Cycle News for five consecutive years, starting with its sophomore year in ’68 and running through ’72. Since then, the Commando [...]

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How To Ride a Motorcycle In A Heavy Crosswind

Right now, the Santa Ana winds are blowing warm, hot air from California’s interior out towards the coast. That creates wildfires and, if you go for a ride in the mountains right now, huge gusts that feel like they might send your bike off a cliff. What can you do about it? Here’s how to [...]

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Top 10 Motorcycle Rides in the U.S.

By Christopher P. Baker
There’s something uniquely satisfying about touring by motorcycle. The enhanced sense of freedom. The heightened adventure and awareness as you sweep through twisties and curves. You could never get so close to nature’s beauty from inside a car. Here are ten great motorcycle rides in the U.S.
1. Pacific Coast Highway, Carmel to [...]

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10 of the Most Important Motorcycles Ever Made

 

Ever since Ernest Michaux attached a steam engine to his father’s pedal-powered velocipede in 1867, motorized cycles have stirred the soul and symbolized freedom. With every subsequent decade, the quest to take motorcycle design farther in order to go faster has built on the breakthroughs of prior generations. Here are 10 of the most important [...]

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