Husqvarna’s Striking Vision for Motorcycling’s Future: the Vitpilen 701

One of the most eye-catching bikes on the market is just as enjoyable to ride

by Andrew Maness Of the many traits that make the Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 desirable, the fact that its the result of a well-executed singular vision is the most impressive. Since unveiling the Vitpilen 401 concept at the EICMA show in November 2014, Husqvarna’s focus on contemporary, minimalist design language for their return to the street-bike market has brought them a considerable and deserved amount of …

AMA Supercross

Flying daredevils on two wheels, in an arena-sized dirt circus

This past weekend, iconic Italian tire company Pirelli treated us to one of the greatest shows on earth: the AMA Supercross. Held at New Jersey’s Metlife Stadium, the high-energy event is essentially a very entertaining dirt circus. Tens of thousands of fans fill up stadiums around the country to watch as young men and one woman (Vicki Golden) hurl themselves over dirt jumps as fast …

Aether Horizon Motorcycle Jacket

Functional and with plenty of safety features, this piece doesn't sacrifice aesthetics

Action apparel company Aether—whose ethos is to create the most durable, minimal and modern-minded gear—has just released one of the best motorcycle jackets we’ve had our hands on in some time. Aesthetically, the Horizon is much like Aether’s jacket intended for men (called the Skyline) but upon closer inspection, the Horizon is far from just a “women’s version.” With sealed seams, the three-layer, abrasion-resistant shell …