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    Followup: Permanent erection lawsuit against BMW thrown out
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    The California man who claimed that he suffered from a 20-month erection after a four-hour ride on his BMW K1100RS motorcycle (similar model pictured above) has had his case dismissed. It seems the court found his claims too hard to believe. Henry Wolf filed a product liability lawsuit against ...

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    Video: Sit Stay Ride documentary filmmakers need you to throw them a bone
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    Motorcycle sidecars are a fairly rare sight on American roads, sad as it may be. What's rarer is dogs in motorcycle sidecars. Yes, it seems that when we take our four-legged friends on the road, they're tucked safely into their cages or strapped into some convoluted doggy harness. But some ...

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    Report: Harley-Davidson looking to put Japan on trikes
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    The five million people in Japan who hold motorcycle licenses have made that country Harley-Davidson's second-largest market after North America. But there are 80 million people in Japan with a driver's license, and the company's Tri Glide trike has made the Harley experience available to that ...

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    Two Wheels: Ohio man buried astride his beloved Harley [w/video]
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    Scroll through the dozens of articles you see published on Autoblog every day, and you'll quickly get an appreciation for how fundamental the love of vehicles is for many of us. Editors and commenters alike, we'd argue, show depth of feeling for the conveyances that both color and enrich our ...

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    Motorsports: Dakar Rally claims life of rider Eric Palante
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    The infamous Dakar Rally has claimed the life of another participant. 50-year-old Eric Palante of Belgium was killed while traversing the fifth stage of the cross-country race via motorcycle. Organizers grew concerned earlier Friday after he hadn't finished the leg, which most racers had ...

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    Video: Jay Leno spends time with Indian motorcycles new and old
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    Jay Leno has had plenty of cool cars roll through his garage lately (including the 2015 Ford Mustang and the Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer), but every once in a while, he checks out vehicles of the two-wheeled variety. Such is the case with this episode of Jay Leno's Garage, where the funnyman ...

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    Video: Watch a trio of Santas ride up Mulholland Drive
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    Santa Claus might have his eight reindeer – or nine, when it's foggy – to help him deliver presents in most parts of the world, but in southern California, it looks like he's traded up from Dasher, Dancer, Prancer and company to BMW, Yamaha and Kawasaki. RNickeyMouse is usually the ...

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    Video: Classic motorcycles painted with chopsticks and ink
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    To be honest, I can barely use chop sticks properly to pick up sushi, but Japanese artist Makoto Endo has come up with an entirely unique way to master these eating utensils. He uses the slivers of wood to create wonderful works of art, and while his subjects run the gamut (including nude ...

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    Video: Restoring 50's Italian single-cylinder motorcycles is a labor of love
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    As we've explained before, we have a soft spot for small, funky motorcycles. We've expressed our admiration for cafe racers and their culture, and while those modded bikes are extremely cool, we may have just discovered another niche of even more interesting two-wheeled contraptions, thanks to ...

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    Motorsports: Doriano Rombini killed in Italian motorbike race
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    In a cruel twist of fate this weekend, a memorial event for the late Marco Simoncelli has tragically claimed another life. The Sic Supermoto Day was being held in honor of the late Italian rider, killed in a racing accident two years ago, at the Latina circuit in Italy. That's where former grand ...

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    Two Wheels: Japanese motorcycles moving into forced induction
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    While turbocharging and supercharging may be nothing new in the automotive industry, motorcycle engines are almost always naturally aspirated. But even that's beginning to change. At the Tokyo Motor Show last week, two major Japanese companies showed off new forced-induction motorbike ...

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    Video: Suzuki GSX-R owner smokes out the kitchen
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    Dear Internets, with Thanksgiving on the way, we feel now is a good time to thank you for all the weird stuff you deliver on a daily basis. That includes the memes, GIFs, and videos that make us laugh and scratch our heads at the same time. Take this gem, for example. For reasons that aren't ...

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    Video: Red Bull riders run real-life Excitebike course
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    Growing up as both a dirtbike and video game enthusiast, I always found it odd that Nintendo's Excitebike featured straight-line supercross riding. Proving that some ideas are better executed in real life, Red Bull has created its own take on this video game's racing style with the Straight ...

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    Two Wheels: Yamaha readies electric bikes and awesome cafe racer for Tokyo
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    Yamaha is rolling in to the Tokyo Motor Show this year with a variety of motorcycle concepts: several that look forward and one that looks back. The retro cafe racer pictured above is based on the Yamaha Bolt. The concept bike features matte black detailing, a single cowled seat, dark brown ...

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    Official: BMW unleashes 160-hp S 1000 R streetfighter motorcycle
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    BMW Motorrad released the S 1000 RR superbike in 2010, but for those who'd like to take it down a (small) notch, the German motorcycle maker introduced the 2014 S 1000 R, a slightly less-ballsy version of the range-topping superbike, at EICMA on Tuesday. In its transformation from 193-horsepower ...

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    Official: Ducati unveils range-topping Monster 1200 and 1200 S with pricing
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    Ducati has unveiled the third generation of its naked (read: fairing-less) motorcycles, comprised of the Monster 1200 and 1200 S, at the press conference ahead of the 71st International Motorcycle Exhibition (EICMA) in Milan, which starts tomorrow. The two new Monsters will be available in 2014, ...

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    Video: New Zealand motorcycle race nearly sets town ablaze [UPDATE]
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    In Greymouth, New Zealand, a legal street race is held annually for amateur motorcycle riders, and we assume it's not every year that a last-lap motorcycle crash threatens to set the town ablaze. But that's what happened last Sunday when a Ducati rider lost control and high-sided his ...

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    Official: Ruby celebrates 90 years of BMW Motorrad with special helmet collection
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    BMW isn't the only one celebrating its own 90th anniversary building motorbikes. So is Atelier Ruby, that French manufacturer of jewel-like motorcycle helmets. Ruby has just released a capsule collection of helmets marking BMW Motorrad's 90th anniversary, and we want them almost as much as a ...

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    Recalls: Harley-Davidson calling in nearly 30,000 new hogs for clutch repair
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    If you bought a new Harley-Davidson recently (specifically a Touring or Softail model), you may want to stop riding it for the time being, because the company has put out a recall notice on certain models. The issue apparently involves the hydraulic clutch, which has reportedly proven difficult ...

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    Official: Russia's Ural motorcycles celebrates the American cowboy with Gaucho Rambler
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    Russian motorcycle maker Ural is known for its adventurous, old-school, go-anywhere bikes, and it is releasing a new limited-edition model to celebrate the original adventurer – the American cowboy. On sale next month, Ural teamed up with Oregon-based blanket and clothier Pendleton Woolen ...

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