Indian Launches 2022 FTR Models

So far, I’ve offered my thoughts on the new bike launches from Harley-Davidson, Triumph’s Speed Triple 1200, and Kawasaki’s third-gen KLR650. I felt like those were all fairly low-key, didn’t hype me up that much, and were more deserving of a careful, unbiased analysis. I’m just going to cut to the chase on the FTR…

Kawasaki Announces 2022 KLR 650

To call the 2022 KLR650 “new” would be a bit silly. Improved, absolutely, but it’s hard to call a motorcycle that has gone relatively unchanged since 1987 new. I think even the Sportster has seen more changes, than Kawasaki’s legendary dual sport. Having last been significantly updated in 2008, the KLR650 was starting to show…

Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS Launch Reaction

The Speed Triple gets an upgrade in its lineup with the addition of the 1200 RS. If you’re a fan of naked roadsters, it’s hard not to dig everything about this bike. Except maybe the price tag. Coming in at $4,000 more than the Street Triple S, and almost $2,000 more than the Street Triple…

Is Harley Doomed? Harley-Davidson 2021 Launch Reaction

Oh look, a clickbait title. But…are they doomed? What does doomed mean, though? Doomed to bankruptcy and failure? I’m not so sure about that. Doomed to continue struggling for a few more years until they find their footing and place in an industry they failed to keep up with? That’s a more interesting question… Like…