Motorcycles

10 Cruiser Motorcycles With a Radio (Perfect for Touring)

Nothing beats long-distance touring across the country with your favorite radio station on. If you’re in the market for a cruiser with FM/AM capabilities and more, you’ve come to the right place. This article lists cruisers with radios and compares the core specs of each cruiser’s radio, sound system, or infotainment suite.   1. Indian …

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7 Common Kawasaki KX450 and KX450X Problems (Explained)

The Kawasaki KX450 is a quintessential middle-of-the-road dirt bike with a reliable motor and stellar handling capabilities. The Kawasaki KX450X is the competition package, with added versatility and track-ready durability. This article explores the common problems with the Kawasaki KX450 and KX450X. 1. Weak Rubber Handlebar Mounts One of the main complaints regarding the pre-2021-year …

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6 Common Harley Davidson Road King Problems (Explained)

The Harley Davidson Road King is a beefy, stripped-down touring cruiser. Its upright riding position, multi-positional floorboards, rider safety enhancements, locking one-touch saddle bags, and comfortable passenger seat make it a timeless, slow-and-steady cruiser perfect for long-distance rides and around-town stunting. However, no bike is perfect; this article examines the most common problems with the …

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7 Most Common Harley Davidson Iron 883 Problems (Explained)

The Harley-Davidson 883 is the smaller, down-tuned version of the classic Evolution 1200 Sportster. The 883 is manageable enough for backroad cruising and sufficient for highway ripping, offering riders the signature HD sound and style at a more affordable price. As one of the most popular bikes in the world, the Sportster 883 and its …

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5 Most Common Harley Street Glide Problems (Explained)

The Harley Davidson Street Glide first hit the market in 2006 and was an instant hit. The Street Glide is a hard-bag-and-fairing equipped touring bike with an air-cooled, four-stroke Big-Twin Engine, all fashioned into a beefy Harley-cruiser package. It’s much more American-looking than the Japanese and European tourers that came before it. This article digs …

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6 Most Common Indian Challenger Problems (Explained)

The Indian Challenger dropped in 2020, stocked with the brand-new PowerPlus engine. The Challenger’s sixty-degree, liquid-cooled, 1178cc V-Twin is unlike anything else on the market. Its unique PowerPlus motor packs four valves per engine cylinder on a single overhead cam to achieve 128 foot-pounds of torque and 122 horsepower with a top speed of 125 …

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Is a Harley a Good Beginner Bike? (15 Important Facts)

Harley-Davidson is the most recognizable American Motorcycle. The classic HD style, signature sound, and timeless V-Twin engine design have all but become requirements of the American Biker image in an almost cult-like way. Harley fanatics will rarely be seen riding anything else, and while there are plenty of reasons to love these motorcycles, are they …

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5 Most Common Yamaha FZ6R Problems (Explained)

The Yamaha FZ6R is the race-styled edition of the FZ6 street bike. Lightweight and easy to handle, the FZ6R offers plenty of throttle for easy balancing without being overtly powerful and uncontrollable. A state-of-the-art ECU governs its liquid-cooled cooling and fuel injection, and its 600cc inline four-cylinder engine delivers smooth power. It’s one of the …

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7 Common Suzuki Boulevard C50 and C50 T Problems (Explained)

The Suzuki Boulevard C50 and C50 T are entry-level cruiser-style baggers with 50 cubic inches (803cc) V-Twin motors. Unlike other sportier, nimbler, cafe-oriented midweight-cc cruisers on the market, the Boulevard C50 is designed to be a roomy, comfortable highway cruiser. With its stylish, hardtail-resembling rear suspension, raked forks, and chrome exhaust, the C50 doesn’t look …

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9 Common Problems with Indian Motorcycles (Explained)

Indian motorcycles were the first motorcycle manufacturers in the United States, with roots that go as far back as 1901. After over a century of iconic designs and innovative engineering, including decade-long lapses of inactivity due to a change of ownership, Polaris resurrected Indian Motorcycles in 2013. Since then, Polaris has proven to engineer some …

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