Taste Test: 2020 Ducati Multistrada 1260 (Base)

Besides the Multistrada 950, the entry-point to the big Multistrada 1200-league is this ‘Base’ model. With stiff competition with KTM, BMW, & Aprilia; this base model receives its latest Testastretta 1262 DVT engine. Being Ducati, like its Scrambler line; the… Continue Reading

Ride Along: 2017 Ducati Monster 1200 R

With so many Hyper Nakeds out there, not many can be as serious as the Monster 1200 R! Designed primarily as a track weapon alternative to the 1200 S and an upright seating alternative to the Panigale series. Here, I… Continue Reading

Taste Test: 2017 Zero DSR

And ADV-ish Electric Bike? That’s more like it! Same insane torque, same dash layout, and same battery pack as the SR in a more comfortable riding position! What else is not to like!? But unlike the S/SR models (on which… Continue Reading

Taste Test: 2017 BMW R nineT Pure

Will a premium-level, blank canvas-type bike work in a highly competitive segment? This is what BMW has to offer! With competitions from Honda (CB1100), Ducati (Scrambler), Harley-Davidson (Street Rod), Yamaha (SCR950 & XSR900), and many others barreling down on BMW’s… Continue Reading

Taste Test: Kawasaki Z900 (Street Fighter) ’17

Here is a new-comer and about to go against the Super-Naked heavy hitter; the wheelie master, the Yamaha MT-09 / FZ-09 & the all-around favorite, the Triumph Street Triple series!! Will its more aggressive riding position, super-refined response, and more… Continue Reading

Taste Test: 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R

What a day it was! This was my first ever ride this popular Hyper-Naked bike!  Also my first ever ‘Taste Test!’ And it was one of the best in its class! Why!? Here’s my short taste test!