The 2019 Kawasaki Z900 is the naked bike no one knows about, but everyone should own. Long gone are the days of European brands dominating the SuperNaked category, with new and improved updates finally trickling down from Kawasaki’s supersport variety into the Z900. And might I mention it’s at a bargain barrel price? Read on for the Duke’s first ride and review on price, specs, horsepower and top speed for the Kawasaki Z900.
With a race-bred design, the 2019 Honda CBR300R gives the rider sporty handling with ergonomic seating. The 2019 Honda CBR300R is a lightweight, low cost, and highly capable machine that will have you grinning from ear to ear. Read The Duke of DC’s first ride and review to learn about the CBR300R top speed, specs and tech, engine, brakes and price.
Simplicity makes the 2019 Kawasaki Ninja 650 a great riders’ bike, whether it’s your first plunge into motorcycle riding or your 17th two-wheeled purchase, you’ll be sure to have a great ride. Read the Duke of DC’s first ride and review to learn about the Ninja’s top speed, engine, specs, and price.
With over 100 million units sold worldwide, the Honda Super Cub shatters the record for most produced motor vehicles ever. For decades, the Super Cub, coming in varying engine capacities, from 50 to 125cc’s, has ruled the Asian markets and for the first time ever is hitting American showrooms. Part scooter, part motorcycle, this utilitarian dream machine skirts the line, with its unique styling and capable engineering. As mini moto’s charge forward in the US market, the return of the mighty 125 is back and better than ever.
The best bikes aren’t the ones that you bomb around Circuit of the Americas at ten-tenths speed and get off with a smile on your face; they’re the ones that you can sit in blazing hot traffic barely inching along and yet you still feel the need to look back at it once parked. The 2019 Kawasaki Vulcan S delivers on all its promises and then some. Read the ride and review to find out specs, top speed, and price.
The Honda Africa Twin is the swiss army knife of the adventure segment and holds no punches with regards to the laundry list of amazing features packed in. In this ride and review, we go over top speed, specs, tech, features, price, engine, brakes, weight, mpg and more. Watch the video to see how this awesome adventure bike rides.
For Grom enthusiasts, the fun is in all the aftermarket add-ons that you can purchase to customize this fun, little minimoto. The Grom is a small bike that packs a big punch, and at just over 3k, this is a wildly affordable bike. The Honda Grom isn’t about the power, the top speed, the tech, or any of the features. It’s about the beautiful mechanical harmony of all the above, and the application of such a simple bike in such a perfect way.
The 2019 Honda Monkey embodies Honda’s retro trail 50’s perfectly, and although it’s not the fastest bike money can buy, or the most advanced, you’ll be sure to have a smile on your face the entire time. Read the Duke of DC’s first ride and review to find out about specs, pricing, top speed, horsepower and more.
Nestled in a lineup between the MT-07 and the MT-10, the Master of Torque, 2019 Yamaha MT-09 stands out from the pack as a reasonably priced, aggressive and fun machines to ride. Read the Duke of DC’s First Ride and Reivew to see what he thought of this machine and its 3 cylinder crossplane masterpiece under the hood.
The Kawasaki W800 Cafe takes a page from the history books and doesn’t try to alter its future, rather take what’s been learned and improves upon its legacy. With over 50 years of motorcycling improvements, the W800 Cafe shines as a true tribute and a really fantastic example of what a retro-mod bike should be.