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MC Commute

Getting to work can be a real drag. Unless you’re riding shotgun with Senior Editor Adam Waheed during Motorcyclist’s MC Commute. The biweekly series follows Waheed as he slaps a GoPro video camera to his helmet and puts the latest and greatest motorcycles to the test on his way to the Motorcyclist office in Southern California. Get a seat-of-the-pants assessment of new motorcycles and learn what it’s like to live day to day with a variety of new streetbikes in each episode. Watch it now on YouTube on the Motorcyclist Magazine channel.

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    We go for a ride, MC Commute style, on the 2019 Yamaha YZF-R3

    The MC Commute series returns for 2019 starring a new and improved YZF-R3 and a new host.
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    A ride-along video brings up a much deeper question

    Is there such a thing as too many features or too many accessories? How far can a machine stray from its roots? Ride along with Zack to find out.
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    What you can learn from riding an 800-pound touring bike to work

    Take a ride on BMW’s flagship touring platform and experience opening the throttle on a 1,649cc straight six. Also, what could you learn from riding other bikes?
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    Honda’s sportbike super commuter ridden from home to office

    What if you crossed a VFR800 with a CBR600RR to try to make the ultimate gentleman’s sportbike? Would it work? Zack rides to the office to find out.
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    Ride along on the daily commute for a review of BMW’s new small adventure bike

    BMW has finally built a small version of the legendary GS. But does it stack up to its bigger siblings, and is it better than the other bikes in the category?
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    A video commute on the simplest of the nineT models

    BMW has five R nineT iterations, with different dashes, suspension, brakes, and bodywork. Which one is right for you?
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    Does Honda’s retro air-cooled CB1100 take you back in time?

    Step into the way-back machine and take a retro ride to the office on Honda’s throwback CB1100. How does it stack up?
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    Take a commute with Zack on KTM’s 390 Duke

    KTM’s smallest Duke to make it to the US market, the 390 is full of energy and ready to take on the daily commute. But what about wheelies and slides?
  • 2018 Aprilia Dorsoduro 900

    Italy’s everyday supermoto from home to office.

    The Dorsoduro has had many iterations. This latest 900 might be the best yet. Maybe more importantly, is it better than its Shiver sibling?
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    On board Big Red’s all-new touring bike.

    The mighty Gold Wing has been getting bigger for decades. Now it’s smaller, so does it still withhold the king-of-the-road reputation?
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    Ride with Zack from home to office on KTM’s burly 1290 Super Adventure S

    How good can a 560-pound adventure bike be on a daily commute? Only a trip from home to office with Zack will say for sure.
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    Ride from home to office on Kawasaki’s $7,000 middleweight naked

    The middleweight naked category is a tough place to be these days. Does Kawasaki’s Z650 stack up to the competition on the daily commute?
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    Zack reviews Yamaha’s little retro naked on his daily commute

    Take a ride on the new XSR700 with Zack Courts as he cruises to the office and ask yourself: Would you pay $500 more for an MT-09?
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    MV Agusta’s brawny naked streetfighter on the daily commute

    Take a ride on an exotic 800cc triple with Zack Courts as he cruises to the office on MV Agusta’s burly Brutale 800.
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    Harley’s new Softail on the daily commute

    Take a ride on Harley’s new Softail chassis with Zack Courts as he cruises to the office on the new-for-2018 Fat Bob.
  • 2017 BMW S1000RR selfie in driveway

    BMW’s 180hp superbike on the daily ride.

    Take a ride on BMW’s high-end S1000RR superbike with Executive Editor Zack Courts as he screams in style to the office.
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    Team Green’s $12,000 Ducati killer, driveway to office.

    VIDEO: Ride along on Kawasaki’s IMU-equipped Ninja 1000 with Executive Editor Zack Courts as he carves through traffic to the office park.
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    No clutch lever? No problem. It’s an automatic!

    VIDEO: Ride along on Honda’s dual-clutch transmission NC700X with Executive Editor Zack Courts as he carves through traffic to another day at his desk.
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    Two-wheel drive, 750cc, made in Russia. Yes, seriously.

    Ride along on a 750cc, two-wheel-drive Russian sidecar with Executive Editor Zack Courts as he makes his way through suburbia.