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 […]

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Honda Solidifies 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program

January 29, 2019 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Honda Solidifies 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 28, 2019) – Honda announced today its 2019 American Flat Track Contingency Program totaling $79,050 – offering Honda-mounted athletes 16% more in payouts than 2018.   The per-race and championship contingency payouts […]

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 […]

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Honda previews Motorcycle Live 2018 show activity

November 17, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Honda previews Motorcycle Live 2018 show activity

Three heavily-revised Street models make first UK appearances •Two brand-new middleweights make their UK debuts •Honda models available to test ride on site •Sign-up for experiences at the Honda Experience Stand • For all the […]

2019 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650

2019 Royal Enfield Motorcycle Guide

November 9, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

Introducing the new 2019 Royal Enfield Manufacturers Motorcycle Guide. New Bike Reviews, Huge Photos, Full Specifications. Get it all at Total Motorcycle.   Street Motorcycles – 2019 Royal Enfield Concept KX – New model – 2019 […]

2019 Husqvarna VITPILEN 401 Aero Concept

2019 Husqvarna Motorcycle Guide

November 9, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

Introducing the new 2019 Husqvarna Manufacturers Motorcycle Guide. New Bike Reviews, Huge Photos, Full Specifications. Get it all at Total Motorcycle.   Street Bikes – 2019 Husqvarna SVARTPILEN 701  – New model – 2019 Husqvarna SVARTPILEN 401  – New model […]

2019 Honda Metropolitan

2019 Honda Metropolitan Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

CLASSIC STYLE FOR A MODERN WORLD. 2019 Honda Metropolitan: Over the years, the Honda Metropolitan has achieved the status of classic scooter—and rightfully so, as fun styling along with a 50cc fuel-injected four-stroke engine have […]

2019 Honda Ruckus

2019 Honda Ruckus Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

GO AHEAD. START A RUCKUS! 2019 Honda Ruckus: Go on, admit it: You can’t help but smile when you see the Ruckus®—right? And there’s no need to feel guilty about that. After all, the Ruckus […]

2019 Honda CRF110F

2019 Honda CRF110F Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

A GREAT CHOICE GETS EVEN BETTER. 2019 Honda CRF110F: The heart of a racer beats in every youngster who watches Team Honda HRC factory riders Ken Roczen and Cole Seely on television or from a […]

2019 Honda CRF125F

2019 Honda CRF125F Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

NEW AND IMPROVED FUN. 2019 Honda CRF125F: Better bike, better rider. It will light the fuse for any kid who wants to progress to bigger fire power. It may be small, but it shares the […]

2019 Honda CRF250F

2019 Honda CRF250F Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

STREET OR DIRT. DO BOTH. 2019 Honda CRF250F: Increased displacement, more power and better stability enhance the confidence-inspiring nature of the all-new flagship of the CRF Recreational Line and bring performance gains that also make […]

2018 Honda CRF250L Rally

2019 Honda CRF250L Rally Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

STREET OR DIRT. DO BOTH. 2019 Honda CRF250L Rally: Honda’s 250cc class dual-sport is more than ready to take on exciting off-road challenges without giving up street-riding accommodations. The compact and sophisticated liquid-cooled DOHC 249cc […]

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2019 Honda CRF250L Rally ABS Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

RALLY IN THE WIND AND RAIN. 2019 Honda CRF250L Rally ABS: Honda’s 250cc class dual-sport is more than ready to take on exciting off-road challenges without giving up street-riding accommodations. The compact and sophisticated liquid-cooled […]

2019 Honda CRF250L ABS

2019 Honda CRF250L Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

PURE DUAL-SPORT FUN. 2019 Honda CRF250L: Honda’s 250cc class dual-sport is more than ready to take on exciting off-road challenges without giving up street-riding accommodations. The compact and sophisticated liquid-cooled DOHC 249cc single-cylinder four-stroke powerplant […]

2019 Honda CRF250L ABS

2019 Honda CRF250L ABS Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

FULL THROTTLE ADVENTURE. 2019 Honda CRF250L ABS: Honda’s 250cc class dual-sport is more than ready to take on exciting off-road challenges without giving up street-riding accommodations. The compact and sophisticated liquid-cooled DOHC 249cc single-cylinder four-stroke […]

2019 Honda NC750X

2019 Honda NC750X Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

DELIVERS WITHOUT COMPROMISE. 2019 Honda NC750X: Our 2019 NC750X is a perfect example of what we do best: use technology and fresh thinking to create a bike for the way people really ride. And this […]

2019 Honda NC750X

2019 Honda NC750X DCT Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

ENDLESSLY VERSATILE. 2019 Honda NC750X DCT: Honda’s midsize adventure-touring machine—long heralded as the ultimate commuting motorcycle—boasts sporty performance combined with practical, utilitarian attributes. The NC750X has a 745cc engine with two-level Honda Selectable Torque Control […]

2019 Honda CB500X

2019 Honda CB500X Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

THE CITY IS THE NEW WILD. 2019 Honda CB500X: The CB500X is for the free-spirited, those who want to conquer the urban jungle. With its powerful two-cylinder engine and long-travel suspension, it was built for […]

2019 Honda CB500X ABS

2019 Honda CB500X ABS Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

TAKE IT ALL IN. 2019 Honda CB500X ABS: Nothing delivers the feeling of freedom like an adventure bike, and the new CB500X has significant performance upgrades that make it ready for adventure without losing any […]

2019 Honda CB500F

2019 Honda CB500F Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

PERFECTION IS IN THE DETAILS. 2019 Honda CB500F: The CB500F boasts a ton of upgrades this year, like more midrange power, better acceleration, new fuel injectors, a new supersport styled dual-outlet muffler, refined transmission internals, […]

2019 Honda CB500F ABS

2019 Honda CB500F ABS Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

POSITIONED FOR SUCCESS. 2019 Honda CB500F ABS: Originally launched in 2013, the naked CB500F has proved that one of Honda’s tried-and-trusted formulas for building popular motorcycles has lost none of its relevance. Namely, an entertaining […]

2019 Honda Africa Twin

2019 Honda Africa Twin Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

CONFIDENCE INSPIRING ON ALL TERRAIN. 2019 Honda Africa Twin: Some people just can’t take “No” for an answer. Neither can some bikes. Enter the 2019 Honda Africa Twin and Africa Twin Adventure Sports. Designed for […]

2019 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports

2019 Honda Africa Twin DCT Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

BIG TWIN PERFORMANCE. 2019 Honda Africa Twin DCT: A minimalistic look compared to the Adventure Sports model. 2Kg lighter, but with the same liquid-cooled, 998cc 8-valve parallel twin engine and revised exhaust. Dual Clutch Transmission, […]

2019 Honda CB300R

2019 Honda CB300R Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

RETRO RENEGADE. 2019 Honda CB300R: There’s no concealing its raw temperament. It’s an aggressive, bold new look that contrasts brushed alloy radiator shrouds with a blacked-out engine and an underslung, upswept exhaust. The all-new steel […]

2019 Honda CB300R ABS

2019 Honda CB300R ABS Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

NEO-SPORTS CAFE FUN. 2019 Honda CB300R ABS: Introducing the latest member of our sportbike family: the all-new 2019 CB300R. And along with it, we’re embracing a concept that’s long been one of motorcycling’s best-kept secrets: […]

2019 Honda CB650R ABS

2019 Honda CB650R Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

MIDDLEWEIGHT NEO-SPORTS CAFE KNOCKOUT. 2019 Honda CB650R: There’s nothing like a high-revving four-cylinder bike that just makes a rider’s soul sing. Sure, all motorcycle engines are special, the heart and soul of our machines, but […]

2019 Honda CB650R ABS

2019 Honda CB650R ABS Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

PERFORMANCE HAS A STYLE ALL ITS OWN. 2019 Honda CB650R ABS: Honda has always thrived on exploring new boundaries, in design as well as engineering. In 2018, the new CB1000R and CB300R brought a fresh […]

2019 Honda CB1000R ABS

2019 Honda CB1000R ABS Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

PERFORMANCE HAS A STYLE ALL ITS OWN. 2019 Honda CB1000R ABS: An inline-four streetbike is truly a thing of beauty. It’s all business, and you never get tired looking at it. Simply put, our CB1000R […]

2019 Honda CBR300R ABS

2019 Honda CBR300R Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

PRACTICALITY MEETS EXHILARATION. 2019 Honda CBR300R: Our CBR300R exudes fun. But if you look a little deeper, you’ll see it also has a serious side. Yes, it’s a blast to ride, with its powerful single-cylinder […]

2019 Honda CBR300R ABS

2019 Honda CBR300R ABS Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

MAKE EVERY RIDE A FUN ONE. 2019 Honda CBR300R ABS: Great for beginners and experienced riders alike, the CBR300R packs a 300-class engine that delivers a strong spread of power. Thanks to a full sport […]

2019 Honda CBR500R

2019 Honda CBR500R Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

CHOOSE TODAY THE BIKER YOU WANT TO BE TOMORROW. 2019 Honda CBR500R: With its aggressive new looks and low-end power boost, the CBR500R frees you from all constraints.   PURE SPORTS AGGRESSION Drawn from the […]

2019 Honda CBR500R ABS

2019 Honda CBR500R ABS Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

NOT TOO HOT OR COLD. JUST PERFECT. 2019 Honda CBR500R ABS: The Honda CBR500R is one of our most popular streetbikes, and it’s easy to see why. It’s just about the perfect combination of performance, […]

2019 Honda CBR650R

2019 Honda CBR650R Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

PUTTING THE R INTO THE CBR. 2019 Honda CBR650R: DISCOVER A PLACE WITHOUT BORDERS: YOUR OBSESSION. This is a bike for born competitors. Taking its design directly from the CBR1000RR Fireblade, the new CBR650R is […]

2019 Honda CBR650R ABS

2019 Honda CBR650R ABS Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

THE FUTURE OF THE MODERN SPORTBIKE. 2019 Honda CBR650R ABS: For a certain breed of riders, once you’ve experienced the high-revving soul of a four, there’s no going back. That’s why we’re so pleased to […]

2019 Honda CBR1000RR SP

2019 Honda CBR1000RR SP Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

UNCOMPROMISING SPORT PERFORMANCE. 2019 Honda CBR1000RR SP: Designed for the demanding trackday rider, the SP model adds Öhlins Smart electronic control suspension, a lightweight lithium-ion battery, titanium muffler and more. One of the CBR1000RR’s many […]

2019 Honda CBR1000RR

2019 Honda CBR1000RR Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

TOTAL CONNECTION. TOTAL CONTROL. 2019 Honda CBR1000RR:  A motorcycle built for sport as well as real-world riding. The new CBR1000RR Fireblade has less weight, more power and advanced electronics – more than any previous Fireblade […]

2019 Honda CBR1000RR ABS

2019 Honda CBR1000RR ABS Guide

November 8, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

PERFORMANCE PERFECTED. 2019 Honda CBR1000RR ABS:  Chasing Perfection. Great riders are always pushing their limits. And great superbikes should do the same. That means your bike has to offer more than just a big engine—it […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Camier and Gagne Aim to End Season on a High

October 24, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Camier and Gagne Aim to End Season on a High

The floodlights of the Losail International Circuit await as the Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team prepare for the last round of the 2018 season. After a mixed weekend in Argentina, Leon Camier and Jake […]

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Honda partners with Q Awards

October 19, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Honda partners with Q Awards

As the official motorcycle sponsor of the 2018 Q Awards, Honda displayed an array of motorcycles befitting of the exclusive event, hosted at the London Roundhouse. In its support of the music industry awards ceremony, […]

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Gagne returns to the top ten in Argentina

October 16, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Gagne returns to the top ten in Argentina

Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team’s Jake Gagne fought his way into the top ten with a spirited Race 2 at the Circuito San Juan Villicum as teammate Leon Camier was forced to retire. Lining […]

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Camier battles to tenth in Argentina Race 1

October 16, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Camier battles to tenth in Argentina Race 1

Leon Camier walks away with a tenth place finish as Jake Gagne crashes out while fighting for the top ten. Saturday in Argentina started well with Jake Gagne ending Free Practice 4 in seventh place, […]

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Honda highlights at Paris and Cologne motorcycle shows

October 3, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Honda highlights at Paris and Cologne motorcycle shows

  Concept model for Paris ‘Mondial’ showcases Honda’s ‘Neo Sports Café’ design language New Super Cub arrives in France and Germany ahead of autumn sales start across Europe New colours for Africa Twin and Africa […]

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Camier and Gagne in the points at Magny-Cours

September 29, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Camier and Gagne in the points at Magny-Cours

The Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team came away from Race 1 at Magny-Cours with a double points finish after Leon Camier claimed eleventh place, with Jake Gagne close behind in thirteenth position. Earlier in […]

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Camier and Gagne aiming for improvement at Portimão

September 15, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Camier and Gagne aiming for improvement at Portimão

The Red Bull Honda World Superbike Team endured a challenging start to the Portimão round of the WorldSBK championship as Leon Camier and Jake Gagne narrowly missed out on qualifying directly for Superpole 2. In […]

2019 Honda PCX150

2019 Honda PCX150 Guide

September 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

A WHOLE NEW BALL GAME. 2019 Honda PCX150:  Highlighted by a stylish design and enjoyable performance, Honda’s PCX150 has long been the ideal choice for riders who want to have a little fun while getting […]

2019 Honda CRF150R

2019 Honda CRF150RB Expert Guide

September 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

LARGER. TALLER. LONGER. 2019 Honda CRF150RB Expert:  Get off to the right start, and you have a huge advantage. It’s true in racing, where the holeshot counts for everything, and it’s true in life, where […]

2019 Honda CRF150R

2019 Honda CRF150R Guide

September 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

THE MOTOCROSS THAT WORKS AS HARD AS YOU. 2019 Honda CRF150R:  Raced by Amsoil Honda hotshot Hunter Yoder on the amateur national circuit, Honda’s smallest motocross machine is powered by a Unicam® four-stroke engine that […]

2019 Honda CRF250RX

2019 Honda CRF250RX Guide

September 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

FLICK WITH EASE THROUGH THE TERRAIN. 2019 Honda CRF250RX:  Based on Honda’s successful 250cc motocrosser, the all-new CRF250RX is specially designed for closed-course off-road competition. Joining the CRF450RX in the quest for podiums in series […]

2019 Honda CRF250R

2019 Honda CRF250R Guide

September 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

BE A LEADER. NOT A FOLLOWER. 2019 Honda CRF250R:  Newly introduced in 2018, the CRF250R has seen the GEICO Honda and TiLube Honda teams earn multiple wins in AMA Supercross and Arenacross competition, respectively, while […]

2019 Honda CRF450RX

2019 Honda CRF450RX Guide

September 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

DOMINATE MX. 2019 Honda CRF450RX:  Campaigned by JCR Honda’s Trevor Bollinger and Trevor Stewart in GNCC and WORCS competition, respectively, the CRF450RX is an off-road weapon fully prepared for earning trophies in closed-course off-road competition. […]

2019 Honda CRF450R

2019 Honda CRF450R Guide

September 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

WIN ON SUNDAY. 2019 Honda CRF450R:  The industry’s best-selling motocross bike, victor at the 2018 Daytona Supercross at the hands of Team MotoConcept Honda’s Justin Brayton, and also winner of four media shootouts, the CRF450R […]

2019 Honda CRF450RWE

2019 Honda CRF450RWE Guide

September 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

THE ULTIMATE 450. 2019 Honda CRF450RWE:  New for 2019, Honda introduces a CRF450RWE (“Works Edition”), a special model with a number of upgrades based on the bikes in the Team Honda HRC race shop. This […]

2019 Honda CRF50F

2019 Honda CRF50F Guide

September 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

START THEM OFF ON THE RIGHT BIKE. 2019 Honda CRF50F:  Back by popular demand for 2019, Honda’s CRF50F enjoys a legendary heritage dating back to the days of the ultra-fun, twin-shocked Honda Z50. Still one […]

2019 Honda CRF230F

2019 Honda CRF230F Guide

September 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

HEAD FOR THE OPEN TRAIL. 2019 Honda CRF230F:  Within the realm of recreation riding, the CRF230F stands tall: Motorcycling magazines the world over have complimented this mid-sized off-road machine for its many play-bike-oriented attributes. With […]

2019 Honda CRF450X

2019 Honda CRF450X Guide

September 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

DO ANYTHING. GO ANYWHERE. 2019 Honda CRF450X:  Having featured heavily in Honda-mounted teams winning 20 of the last 21 Baja 1000s, the CRF450X gets a complete overhaul for 2019, injecting the DNA of the modern […]

2019 Honda CRF450L

2019 Honda CRF450L Guide

September 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

THE TRAILS ARE CALLING. 2019 Honda CRF450L:  This is the bike so many have been waiting for. The one serious riders have dreamed about. A true street-legal dirtbike that offers the reliability, refinement and quality […]

2019 Honda XR650L

2019 Honda XR650L Guide

September 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

POST-APOCALYPTIC RELIABILITY. 2019 Honda XR650L:  The Honda XR650L is a legendary bike. Not for the way it looks or because of how many races it’s won. But because of how brutally perfect it is for […]

2019 Honda Fury

2019 Honda Fury Guide

September 13, 2018 Michael Le Pard 0

OUTRAGEOUS IN EVERY WAY. 2019 Honda Fury:  The Fury® looks like something from the farthest fringes of the two-wheeled world, yet it’s a Honda, through and through. It’s the rolling incarnation of the pure, undiluted […]