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Model Overview: 2016 KTM RC 390 Review and Specs

by RumbleOn Road Captain

Considering a naked bike for your first motorcycle? The KTM RC 390 could be the ride you’re looking for.  

Attention novice riders and seasoned thrill-seekers: not only is the 2016 KTM RC 390 a proven contender in the category of best motorcycles for beginners, it’s also one of KTM’s most capable (and zealous, I might add) ultra lightweight naked bikes.

 

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Model Overview: 2014 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Review and Specs

by RumbleOn Road Captain

Kawasaki’s Ninja 10-R superbike takes “top notch” to a whole new level. 

“To stay on top, you have to keep learning and improving.” -- TopSpeed.com

And improve Kawasaki did when they introduced the 2014 Ninja ZX-10R to the superbike market. “Perfectly suited for both racetracks and streets,” the Ninja ZX-10R is about as purebred as a sportbike can get, offering an excellent blend of power and handling abilities thanks to these three elements: highly advanced front and rear suspension, optimal chassis geometry, and Sport-Kawasaki Traction Control (S-KTRC). 

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Motorcycle Tech: What is the FUELL Fllow?

by RumbleOn Road Captain

This electric motorcycle by FUELL takes “Keeping Up With the Joneses” to an entirely new level. 

Recently, renowned motorcycle engineer and former Chief Technical Officer of Buell Motorcycle Company Erik Buell announced plans to create an electric motorcycle alongside a company called FUELL. Dubbed the FUELL Fllow, this innovative two-wheeler is scheduled to hit the market sometime this year, with pre-ordering available via FUELL’s website and delivery sometime near the end of 2020.

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Model Overview: 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS Reviews and Specs

by RumbleOn Road Captain

What is it about the 2014 Ninja 300 ABS that has new and experienced riders raving?

Let’s see, shall we. 

By now, you’ve gathered that I prefer baggers to sportbikes, but a recent test ride of Kawasaki’s 2014 Ninja 300 ABS may have tilted my favor a bit. I generally prefer robust machines sporting engines that can be heard all the way in Timbuktu, but there’s something undeniably special about the Ninja 300. 

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Model Overview: 2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 Reviews and Specs

by Jo Kelley

Looking for a beginner bike with some hutzpah? Check out this Yamaha R3 review.

Beginners, do you find yourselves feeling a little stir crazy putzin’ around on the same bike you’ve had since your MSF Basic RiderCourse? I may have found your solution: the 2016 Yamaha YZF R3.