2020 BMW Big Boxer Cruiser a Must See Surprise!

2020 BMW Big Boxer Cruiser a Must See Surprise!

April 19, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2020 BMW Big Boxer Cruiser a Must See Surprise!

Are you sitting down? BMW will again enter cruiser market in 2020 with a new “Big Boxer” engine with visible push rods, chrome-plated ducts and air-oil cooling. Exterior design is reminiscent of BMW Motorrad boxer […]

New 2019 Triumph Factory Customs - Exclusive

New 2019 Triumph Factory Customs – Exclusive

March 12, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on New 2019 Triumph Factory Customs – Exclusive

The new Triumph Factory Customs represents the most beautiful, exclusive and desirable motorcycles ever made.  Rare, Beautiful and Special; both the 2019 Triumph Thruxton TFC and Rocket TFC Concept motorcycles are a must see. They […]

The New 2019 MV Agusta Model Lineup - Art Over Engineering?

The New 2019 MV Agusta Model Lineup – Art Over Engineering?

March 7, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on The New 2019 MV Agusta Model Lineup – Art Over Engineering?

Beauty over form, art over engineering, aesthetics over function. For 2019, MV Agustra introduces the most artistic lineup ever. Introduced a 3 year warranty, solved many technical issues, increased reliability, stabilized delivery, solidified the company […]

2019-Kawasaki-VulcanS-Total Motorcycle Ride & In-Depth Review

Kawasaki Vulcan S 2019 In-Depth Review

February 13, 2019 Eric Leaverton Comments Off on Kawasaki Vulcan S 2019 In-Depth Review

The 2019 Vulcan S offers cruiser style blended with sport bike handling and technology. The low-slung seat and long trail provide cruiser attitude, while the parallel twin motor, digital fuel injection, and offset rear shock inject the […]

2019 American Flat Track Schedule

2019 American Flat Track Schedule

February 5, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2019 American Flat Track Schedule

American Flat Track 101. American Flat Track is America’s original extreme sport as well as the guardian of the Grand National Championship series, formally established in 1954 but with roots reaching back to the original […]

Gear Talk 3 - Long Distance Riding 10 Tips for Success

Gear Talk 3 – Long Distance Riding 10 Tips for Success

January 22, 2019 Eric Leaverton Comments Off on Gear Talk 3 – Long Distance Riding 10 Tips for Success

If you’re reading this, you’re most likely in the beginning stages of planning a long-distance ride. Congratulations! Long distance riding is one of the most rewarding things you can do with your bike. It’s surreal […]

2019 Calgary Motorcycle Show - TMW Reviews

2019 Calgary Motorcycle Show – TMW Reviews

January 10, 2019 Bruce Ross Comments Off on 2019 Calgary Motorcycle Show – TMW Reviews

Total Motorcycle reviewer, Bruce Ross, was at the 2019 Calgary Motorcycle Show to cover the first 2019 motorcycle show for our readers! Exciting new 2019 motorcycles, major manufacturers, stunt shows and vendors galore make this […]

Happy New Year 2019!

Happy New Year 2019!

January 1, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Happy New Year 2019!

A very happy new year to all our visitors, members, site supporters and contributors! My wish is that 2019 brings joy, happiness and success to each and everyone of you! Thank you for your continued […]

Gear Talk - Holiday Episode 2018

Gear Talk – Holiday Episode 2018

December 23, 2018 Carrie Leaverton Comments Off on Gear Talk – Holiday Episode 2018

December 2018 Close your eyes, picture a token motorcycle dude. He has a beard doesn’t he? Keep them closed. Now picture Santa. He has a beard too right? Coincidence? I think not. During the holidays […]

Passion, Community and Support - TMW Community Forums

Passion, Community and Support – TMW Community Forums

December 19, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Passion, Community and Support – TMW Community Forums

There are so many great works I could use to describe our TMW motorcycle forums, but words cannot really describe the great our forum members are. Dedication, passion, community, support, selflessness, helpfulness and kindness can’t […]

365 Fun Things to Do When You're Bored

365 Fun Things to Do When You Are Bored

December 7, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 365 Fun Things to Do When You Are Bored

Looking to kill some time this holiday? Slow work day? Maybe You just need to add more fun to your life? The Total Motorcycle’s Free Online Games Arcade is a great way to kill your […]

EXO-GT920 Helmet by Scorpion

EXO-GT920 Helmet by Scorpion – TMW Reviews!

November 26, 2018 Eric Leaverton Comments Off on EXO-GT920 Helmet by Scorpion – TMW Reviews!

Hands down, no article of motorcycling gear is as controversial as the helmet. Whether it’s your local government mandating their use or your track coach insisting no helmet under $500 is good enough, everyone has […]

Optima Jacket by Scorpion - TMW Reviews!

Optima Jacket by Scorpion – TMW Reviews!

November 19, 2018 Eric Leaverton Comments Off on Optima Jacket by Scorpion – TMW Reviews!

No component of your riding gear has to be as versatile as your jacket. They keep us warm in the cold, and cool in the heat. Jackets protect us from airborne debris when we ride, […]

New 2019 Motorcycle Model Extravaganza!

New 2019 Motorcycle Model Extravaganza!

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on New 2019 Motorcycle Model Extravaganza!

Where to start? With over 125 great, never before seen new 2019 motorcycle models launched this week, EXTRAVAGANZA may be too small of a word! Each one is showcased on Total Motorcycle, 4k images, full […]

Scorpion Maia Ladies Jacket and Pants Total Motorcycle Review

Scorpion Maia Ladies Jacket and Pants Review

November 2, 2018 Carrie Leaverton Comments Off on Scorpion Maia Ladies Jacket and Pants Review

‘Get Stung!’ Total Motorcycle received the opportunity to test a set of Scorpion ladies riding gear designed for spring and fall riding temperatures. Scorpion EXO calls it Maia, as tribute to the Roman Goddess of […]

AIMExpo 2018 with Total Motorcycle

AIMExpo 2018 with Total Motorcycle

October 27, 2018 Eric Leaverton Comments Off on AIMExpo 2018 with Total Motorcycle

Las Vegas, AIMExpo 2018 is the largest motorcycle industry event in North America. Total Motorcycle staff writers Eric and Carrie Leaverton travel to Las Vegas to cover the show, see and test ride the latest […]

2019 Kawasaki Motorcycle Model Guides – Update 3

2019 Kawasaki Motorcycle Model Guides – Update 3

October 22, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2019 Kawasaki Motorcycle Model Guides – Update 3

UNRIVALED PERFORMANCE. With 57 new Kawasaki’s and another 35 added since update 2, our 2019 Kawasaki Motorcycle Model Guides dominate the competition. You won’t find a better guide out there to see the latest revised […]

2019 Suzuki Motorcycle Model Guides - Update 2

2019 Suzuki Motorcycle Model Guides – Update 2

October 17, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2019 Suzuki Motorcycle Model Guides – Update 2

RETURN OF AN ICON. The 2019 Suzuki Motorcycle Model Guides, the biggest, baddest and boldest list of 2019 motorcycle models in the internet just got bigger. Beautiful to gaze at. Exciting to wield. Yes, the […]

Unique. Cutting Edge. VOZZ RS 1.0 Helmet Review

Unique. Cutting Edge. VOZZ RS 1.0 Helmet Review

October 8, 2018 Carrie Leaverton Comments Off on Unique. Cutting Edge. VOZZ RS 1.0 Helmet Review

Get Unhinged. We’re all familiar with the many different street helmets available.  Bucket styles include Full face, Half face, Modular, Moto-X, Half, and the ones that were popular in the 70’s that resemble a disco […]

Passage Gloves by Indian Motorcycle

Passage Gloves by Indian Motorcycle – A Review

October 4, 2018 Eric Leaverton Comments Off on Passage Gloves by Indian Motorcycle – A Review

Your gloves can make or break a day of riding. They have to be comfortable and reliable, without sacrificing too much dexterity. After all, they’re your first point of contact with the machine. We put […]

Indian Shadow Mesh Jacket - A Review

Indian Shadow Mesh Jacket – A Review

October 1, 2018 Eric Leaverton Comments Off on Indian Shadow Mesh Jacket – A Review

Nothing protects like a full-sleeved jacket, and nothing breathes like mesh. So if you want all-day comfort in the heat of the summer without sacrificing coverage, a mesh jacket is an obvious choice. Indian Motorcycle […]

Indian Gear Roundup Review: Empowering Women Riders

Indian Gear Roundup Review: Empowered Women Riders

September 20, 2018 Carrie Leaverton Comments Off on Indian Gear Roundup Review: Empowered Women Riders

Indian Motorcycle has a colorful history of developing gorgeous motorcycles, it’s fitting that their new Indian Women’s gear lineup is just as beautiful. Total Motorcycle graciously accepted the opportunity to put some ladies gear to […]

Jaw Dropping Autonomous Driving BMW R1200GS

Jaw Dropping Autonomous Driving BMW R1200GS

September 14, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Jaw Dropping Autonomous Driving BMW R1200GS

A motorcycle that will go, stop, corner and maneuver on its own. I don’t use the word “Jaw Dropping” very often, and there are enough fake news sites and teaser headlines to sucker you into […]

Review: Mo-Door Motorcycle Garage Door Opener

Review: Mo-Door Motorcycle Garage Door Opener

September 10, 2018 Eric Leaverton Comments Off on Review: Mo-Door Motorcycle Garage Door Opener

Keeping track of your remote garage door openers can be a real headache, especially for motorcyclists. They’re the perfect size for loosing in a door pocket, console cubby or saddlebag. The clips never stay put, […]

TMW Review: Rowdy Women's Vest by Viking Cycle

Review: Rowdy Women’s Vest by Viking Cycle

September 5, 2018 Carrie Leaverton Comments Off on Review: Rowdy Women’s Vest by Viking Cycle

When Viking Cycle gave TMW the opportunity to review the new Rowdy Women’s Vest, I just couldn’t wait for it to arrive. I love a good leather vest and they’re a necessity in every biker […]

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2019 Indian Motorcycle Guide – New Models Released

August 30, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2019 Indian Motorcycle Guide – New Models Released

Indian, hot on the heels of the 2019 Harley-Davidson motorcycles, releases their second batch of 2019 Indian Motorcycle models! New Mid-size Scouts, Scout Sixty and Scout Bobber, Chief Dark Horse cruiser, Chief Vintage and Springfield […]

Harley-Davidson Delivers Bold Motorcycle Performance And Ride-Enhancing Technology For 2019

August 22, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Harley-Davidson Delivers Bold Motorcycle Performance And Ride-Enhancing Technology For 2019

HARLEY-DAVIDSON DELIVERS BOLD MOTORCYCLE PERFORMANCE AND RIDE-ENHANCING TECHNOLOGY FOR 2019  New Power Cruiser and Infotainment System Top a Full Slate of New Products The all-out performance of the new 2019 Harley-Davidson® FXDR™ 114 model sets the pace for […]

TMW Review: Viking Cycle Ironborn Women's Textile Motorcycle Jacket

TMW Review: Viking Cycle Ironborn Women’s Textile Motorcycle Jacket

August 13, 2018 Andrea Comments Off on TMW Review: Viking Cycle Ironborn Women’s Textile Motorcycle Jacket

Everybody needs a traditional do-it-all fabric riding jacket.  This Viking Cycle Ironborn Women’s Textile Motorcycle Jacket in 600D Polyester with Polyurethane coating to protect you from the wind and rain is everything you need at […]

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New 2019 Polaris Slingshot Model Line Introduced

August 9, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on New 2019 Polaris Slingshot Model Line Introduced

Total Motorcycle is pleased to announce the latest and greatest 2019 Polaris Slingshot Model Line each with 179 horsepower! Featuring the brand new 2019 Slingshot Grant Touring with navigation and full body graphics package. 3 […]

2018 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally: Demo Rides & Thrill Shows

2018 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally: Demo Rides & Thrill Shows

August 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally: Demo Rides & Thrill Shows

August 3rd-12th 2018 : 10 DAYS/NIGHTS OF RIDING, FOOD, AND MUSIC  2018 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally – 500,000 riders, concert fanatics, and street-food enjoyers attend the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally every year. Sturgis is located in the […]

Show Me Your Boots! - Gear Talk Episode One

Show Me Your Boots! – Gear Talk Episode One

July 18, 2018 Carrie Leaverton Comments Off on Show Me Your Boots! – Gear Talk Episode One

Show Me Your Boots! What are your boots made for? Nancy Sinatra would tell you they’re made for walkin’, but our boots are made for riding and that’s a whole different ballgame. For Show Me Your […]

The Dog Days of Summer #sidecardog

The Dog Days of Summer #sidecardog

July 11, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on The Dog Days of Summer #sidecardog

Our rider inspiration story of the week comes a little early and it isn’t about humans, but our beloved motorcycling pets! If there is anything we can learn from our furry rider friends is that […]

Ciro 3D Premium Smartphone Holder

TMW Review: Ciro 3D Premium Smartphone Holder

June 14, 2018 Eric Leaverton Comments Off on TMW Review: Ciro 3D Premium Smartphone Holder

Whether for good or for ill, it’s just a fact that riders are using their cell phones in the cockpit. Audio streaming, GPS navigation, telemetry logging apps and “vlogging”, the list goes on and on. […]

Ciro 3D Premium Smartphone Holder

TMW Review: Ciro 3D Premium Smartphone Holder

June 11, 2018 Eric Leaverton Comments Off on TMW Review: Ciro 3D Premium Smartphone Holder

Whether for good or for ill, it’s just a fact that riders are using their cell phones in the cockpit. Audio streaming, GPS navigation, telemetry logging apps and “vlogging”, the list goes on and on. […]

2018 BMW 9cento Concept Guide

New 2018 BMW 9cento Concept Released

May 25, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on New 2018 BMW 9cento Concept Released

REALLY EXCITING. HIGHLY EMOTIONAL. BMW has just released their new 9cento concept this Memorial Day Weekend at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. Check it out right now on Total Motorcycle with rare HD images, […]

2018 BMW 9cento Concept Guide

2018 BMW 9cento Concept Guide

May 25, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on 2018 BMW 9cento Concept Guide

REALLY EXCITING. HIGHLY EMOTIONAL. 2018 BMW 9cento Concept Guide on Total Motorcycle: At this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, the BMW Group provides a look ahead to what an exciting new Adventure Sport model might […]

Total Motorcycle Employs Artificial Intelligence

Total Motorcycle Employs Artificial Intelligence

March 15, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Total Motorcycle Employs Artificial Intelligence

With the addition of Artificial Intelligence, Total Motorcycle is now (most likely) the most advanced motorcycle site in the world. Over the past 8 months TMW has evolved significantly. Full device responsiveness, latest WordPress templates, […]

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40th Annual Colorado Motorcycle Expo: Review

February 28, 2018 Eric Leaverton Comments Off on 40th Annual Colorado Motorcycle Expo: Review

40th Annual Colorado Motorcycle Expo: Review   Over the last weekend of January, my wife and I traveled to Denver as Total Motorcycle Media for the Colorado Motorcycle Expo. The event was held in the […]

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide

Total Motorcycle’s 2018 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Models

February 6, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Total Motorcycle’s 2018 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Models

For 2018, Harley-Davidson spares no quarry and brings down the hammer on the competition! New Milwaukee-Eight 107, Milwaukee-Eight 114 and Milwaukee-Eight 117 engines, new designs, new chassis. Over 45 new 2018 Harley-Davidson models. More big […]

'Maiden Voyage - The Prequel to the Adventure of a Lifetime'

Maiden Voyage takes us on Tim Notier’s journey

February 1, 2018 Aaron Heinrich Comments Off on Maiden Voyage takes us on Tim Notier’s journey

Exclusive Review by Total Motorcycle Reviewer Aaron Heinrich. Writing a book of any sort is hard work. It’s more than just placing words together into sentences, paragraphs and pages. It’s doing so in a way that […]

Total Motorcycle Cool Wall This or That

Total Motorcycle Cool Wall 2018: This or That

January 25, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Total Motorcycle Cool Wall 2018: This or That

Welcome to our 8th year of the Total Motorcycle Cool Wall! This year, thanks to reader feedback we are trying something different, unique and fun called THIS OR THAT! Ask yourself: If you won first prize […]

See the toughest ever 2018 Dakar route

See the toughest ever 2018 Dakar route

December 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on See the toughest ever 2018 Dakar route

In recent years the Rally Dakar has found its home in South America. But, as the name suggests, that’s not always been the case. The Rally Dakar was born in 1978, taking competitors from Paris, […]

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Ice Racing in 1935 – Spills, Thrills and Chills

December 15, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Ice Racing in 1935 – Spills, Thrills and Chills

In the 1930s, Husqvarna dominated the Swedish ice-racing scene. Riders such as Ragnar Sunnqvist, Ivar Skeppstedt and Martin Strömberg took to the frozen lakes on Husky 350cc and 500cc machines equipped with lethal-looking spiked tyres. […]

KEVIN SCHWANTZ 1989 RGV500 COMPLETE RESTORATION

Kevin Schwantz 1989 RGV500 Complete Restoration

December 6, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Kevin Schwantz 1989 RGV500 Complete Restoration

 Kevin Schwantz’s 1989 Pepsi Suzuki RGV500 received a full strip-down and rebuild at last month’s Motorcycle Live Show in Birmingham, England as part of the Suzuki GB presence at the annual nine-day event. The iconic […]