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2015 CLASS Motorcycle Schools Schedule is Announced

CLASS Motorcycle Schools

Rider Magazine Staff
January 6, 2015

Reg Pridmore’s CLASS Motorcycle Schools recently announced an exciting lineup of track dates and CLASS Schools for the coming season, with sessions in California, Virginia and Oregon. 3/9-10 — Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, CA 3/30 — Streets of Willow, Rosamond, CA 4/23 — Willow... Read more »

Weekly Wrap-Up: January 2, 2015

Versys 650

Heather Reinhart
January 2, 2015

This is a regular series that highlights the top Rider magazine stories of the week. 1. Kawasaki Versys 650—First Ride The Versys has gotten a major facelift with styling cues taken from the Kawasaki’s Ninja sportbikes. Read our first ride review here. 2. Twisted Core Base Layers Road... Read more »

2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT—First Ride Review

2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT

Greg Drevenstedt
December 30, 2014

Only its tall, slender proportions would tell you this sleek Versys 650 is related to its quirky-looking predecessor. New-for-2015 LT model adds 28-liter saddlebags, hand guards and a longer warranty. Photography by James Wright and Ula Serra I Prat As Inspector “Dirty” Harry Callahan advised, “A... Read more »

Weekly Wrap-Up: December 26, 2014

Heather Reinhart
December 26, 2014

This is a regular series that highlights the top Rider magazine stories of the week.   1. 2015 Yamaha FJ-09 First Look Review Think your sport-touring motorcycle can’t have it all? It can! The 2015 Yamaha FJ-09 adds some versatile sport-touring features for more comfortable commuting and touring,... Read more »

2015 MV Agusta Stradale 800—First Ride Review

2015 MV Agusta Stradale 800

Alan Cathcart
December 24, 2014

The all-new Stradale 800 is MV Agusta’s first entry in the sport-touring segment, a model designed for “urban escape.” Photography by Milagro MV Agusta will enter the touring segment for the first time for 2015, with two new three-cylinder models quite unlike anything else ever produced... Read more »

2015 Yamaha FJ-09—First Ride Review

2015 Yamaha FJ-09

Mark Tuttle
December 24, 2014

The Yamaha FJ-09 offers road comfort and suspension compliance similar to larger adventure tourers but is much more nimble. Photography by Riles & Nelson What are you looking for in a sport-touring motorcycle? I know what I want in my go-to bike—plenty of performance, so I can cruise at high speed,... Read more »

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Pricing for Five 2015/2016 Models

Bmw Logo On Black Background

Rider Magazine Staff
December 20, 2014

BMW Motorrad USA has announced pricing and equipment for the five new models in its lineup for Model Year 2015/2016. The Model Year 2015 F 800 R, R 1200 R and S 1000 RR are expected to launch in early 2015. The Model Year 2016 R 1200 RS launch is planned for early in the second quarter. The Model Year... Read more »

Watch Video to Help Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Win $50,000

Rider Magazine Staff
December 19, 2014

The annual Happy Honda Days promotion has a charitable twist this year. Watch and share a video of Gumby and Pokey by Sunday, December 21, to help the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation win $50,000! Three different videos are affiliated with a specific charity. In the PBTF’s version, Gumby and Pokey... Read more »

Weekly Wrap-Up: December 19, 2014

2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT

Heather Reinhart
December 19, 2014

This is a regular series that highlights the top Rider magazine stories of the week. 1. 2015 BMW R 1200 R First Ride The changes BMW has made to the R 1200 R for 2015 have transformed the classic, traditional R bike into a conveyance of the future, without sacrificing the roadster look and feel.... Read more »

2015 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days to Be Held July 10-12

AMA Logo

Rider Magazine Staff
December 19, 2014

The American Motorcyclist Association has announced that next year’s celebration of vintage motorcycling, AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, will be July 10-12, 2015, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. “AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days has a long and rich history as one of motorcycling’s... Read more »

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