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Speed Read, September 25, 2022

A Honda CX500 headlines this week, resplendent in classic John Player Special colors. We also cover a 1957 Indian Trailblazer, a Magni MV Agusta, a S ...

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Iom Tt Racing | Safety First

IOM TT racing comes with some inherent risks, and we all know what they are. Unfortunately, those ?inherent? risks are one of the things that make ...

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Aprilia Reveals New Limited Edition Rsv4 Factory And Tuono V

When a bike (or two) is so good, maybe Bold New Graphics are all it really needs.  Begin press release: The post ...

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Triumph Sign Ivan Tedesco And Clement Desalle As Test Riders

Triumph is charging into the 2024 and 2025 Supermotocross and MXGP seasons in full force, signing two popular and experienced pilots as test riders fo ...

Derniers Articles motorcycles - mes: 2018-02

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LET?S-A GO! H Garage?s Ducati 900SS ?Luigi? Neo-Racer

Written by Andrew Jones Overthinking things can be a death wish for any custom project. You spend all your energy on the creative part of the build a ...

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BMW R75 By Moto Motivo

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Riding Gear - Husqvarna Pilen Helmet

With the release of the Vitpilen 401 and 701 motorcycles in 2018, Husqvarna will re-enter the street bike market. To mark the occasion they?re offerin ...

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Energica Offering New Electric Motorcycle Initiatives for th

The FIM Enel MotoE World Cup official bike supplier, Energica, is offering special discounted pricing and financing initiatives to prospective electri ...

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Ducati Test Rides Now Available Nationwide

Springis in the air, and motorcyclists’ thoughts naturally turn to motorcycles. Riders can scratch that itch with Ducati test rides at their loc ...

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Building a Sportster Iron 1200 with five total strangers

Harley-Davidson has just launched two new Sportsters: the Iron 1200 and the Forty-Eight Special. Both have throwback styling and graphics to commemor ...

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RARELY LEGAL. Mule Motorcycles? Track-Only Harley Super Hool

Written by Andrew Jones Custom bikes can come from almost anywhere. Brand new factory bikes or clapped-out junkers. Crash victims or botched restorat ...

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Redline - Magni Black Edition Filo Rosso

As much as I can?t get enough of the modern classic trend sweeping the world of motorcycle manufacturing right now, many of new bikes miss their mark. ...

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Harley-Davidson to Host 115th Anniversary Milwaukee Celebrat

Harley-Davidson’s 115th Anniversary Milwaukee Celebration takes place over Labor Day weekend and will include parties, shows, parades, tours, ra ...

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Hot Leathers Sponsors Multiple-prize Win-a-trip to Laconia B

Laconia Bike Week is the Daytona of the Northeast and is a great time if you’ve never been. Hot Leathers has teamed up with a number of differen ...

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Video Review | 2018 Yamaha Star Eluder

2018 Yamaha Star Eluder bagger in Impact Blue (Photo by Drew Ruiz) Based on the Star Venture platform, Yamaha’s Star Eluder is a bagger that for ...

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Spirit of ?59: Triumph Bonnevilles Customized by D*Face

Triumph Bonnevilles customized by artist D*Face. From left: Thruxton R, Bobber and T120. On the cusp of the ?60s, 1959 marked the beginning of a cultu ...

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Eli Tomac Captures Fourth Monster Energy Supercross Win of 2

Monster Energy Kawasaki?s Eli Tomac is starting to build some real momentum by stringing together back-to-back first place finishes. He still only sit ...

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Take a Test Ride, Win a D*Face Triumph

The artist also known as Dean Stockton has customized three of Triumph’s “Modern Classics,” and if you book a test ride between now ...

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Marc Marquez Staying with Repsol Honda Through 2020

File this under “no-brainer”: Honda has signed four-time MotoGP champion Marc Marquez to a new contract that will see him remain with the ...

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Third Annual Woman-Led ADVWoman Rally Announces its 2018 Dat

Attention ladies! The Third Annual Woman-Led 2018 ADVWoman Rendezvous dates have been announced for July 19-22, 2018, at the Flying Heels Rodeo Arena ...

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Bell Helmets Unveils New 80th Anniversary Ace Café Graphics

Bell Helmets and London’s Ace Cafe are both legendary in the motorcycling world in their own respects, so it comes as no surprise that the two w ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 25 February, 2018

A sharp-looking tracker-style Harley Street Rod, a production-ready eCub from Shanghai Customs, a peek at the new Curtiss Warhawk, and the stunning n ...

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Huskvarna By Deus Ex Machina

Deus Ex MachinaHuskvarna  By Deus Ex Machina"It was a long and cold winter the first time I met Peter in Stockholm ? after a few beers we de ...

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The Mongrel - Triumph T120 Bonneville

One of the perks of running a custom motorcycle website like ?Return of the Café Racers? is being invited to special events in the motorcycle industr ...

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Slatin MotoGear SMG-1 Four-Season Jacket | Gear Review

Slatin MotoGear SMG-1 Four-Season Jacket. My home territory?New England?is famous for its four-season climate. New Englanders are also renowned for th ...

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Power Trip: XTR Pepo tackles the Harley Sportster

There aren?t many builders with a strike rate like Pepo Rosell. Since the early days of his Radical Ducati shop, he?s been turning out several sleek, ...

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The Other Half - Ask MC Honda XLR250R

All good things come in pairs. Take for instance Rad Yamamoto?s (aka Ask Motorcycles) latest project.  This is the second custom build that Rad displ ...

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BMW K 1600 Grand America and G 310 GS Added to Demo Lineup a

BMW Motorrad USA will return to Daytona Bike Week, March 10-17, with a full lineup of motorcycles for attendees to see and ride, including the new G 3 ...

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EASY BEING GREEN. Kott?s Beautiful ?75 Honda CB550 Cafe

Written by Marlon Slack California?s Kott Motorcycles mostly do one thing – build exceptional cafe racers based around late 1970?s Hondas. They ...

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Riding Gear - Icon 1000 Varial Jacket

In time for the Northern Hemisphere?s spring comes the Icon 1000 Varial motorcycle jacket (which will do quite nicely for the Southern Hemisphere?s fa ...

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Show-Me the Way: Riding Missouri’s Great River Road

Just east of the confluence of the Missouri and Chariton rivers in Glasgow. The original all-steel railroad bridge was a triumph of engineering at the ...

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Avon Storm 3D X-M Tires | Review

Avon Storm 3D X-M Tires. At first glance, a sportbike?s mission is pretty clear?hustle down a twisty road as quickly as possible?but out there in the ...

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Yamaha U.S. Announces 2018 bLU cRU Off-Road Racers

Yamaha announced its 2018 bLU cRU off-road racing teams, led by AMA Hall of Fame Member Randy Hawkins‘ AmPro/Yamaha team and the Raines Riding U ...

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Mathew Hintz: Harley Davidson Gas and Oil Artist Leaves Lega

We here at MO were sad to learn of Mathew Hintz’ passing. If you’ve ever admired his work, consider giving to his Go Fund Me page. Watch t ...

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Road tested: Gear from ICON 1000, Knox and Rough Crafts

One of our favorite custom shops?Rough Crafts?has just released its first helmet. So we put it through its paces, along with an armored undershirt fr ...

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WINNING BY A HEAD. WalzWerk?s Nolan Ducati SportClassic Cafe

Written by Martin Hodgson Chances are if you’re into custom motorcycles and have a deep love for bikes, then you spend more money on them than ...

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BMW R80 1986 By Ironwood Custom Motorcycles

Ironwood Custom Motorcycles ...

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Keanu Reeves Motorcycles - Arch Method 143

If you stayed glued to the television during the 2018 Superbowl ads you would have seen a rather amusing Squarespace advert featuring Keanu Reeves. In ...

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2018 Harley-Davidson Iron 1200 and Forty-Eight Special |

New for 2018, Harley-Davidson’s Forty-Eight Special (left) and Iron 1200 (right) are factory-custom Sportsters powered by the 1,200cc Evolution ...

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(Some) Assembly Required: BAAK’s easy-build BMW R nine

There are a handful of modern motorcycles that really lend themselves to customization. And if you pick the right one, you might not even have to get ...

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Genius At Work: A sharp Honda GL400 from Wedge

It takes true talent to turn a Honda CX500 into something pretty. And Takashi Nihira of Wedge Motorcycle sure is talented: remember his radical rewor ...

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BUILDING MUSCLE. Cohn Racer?s Tough Harley XR1200X Scrambler

Written by Andrew Jones ?When I make it big, I’m going to build the coolest custom bike.? Don’t deny it; we’ve all thought about it ...

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ROARING FORTIES. Motorworld?s Mint 1928 BMW R47

Written by Andrew Jones Ever noticed how the impossible seems simple once you’ve already done it" BMW’s creation of their very first ...

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Tour Master Blacktop Leather Jacket | Review

Tour Master Blacktop Leather Jacket (front). You complete your ride for the day, check into the motel and then decide to walk downtown for dinner. Onl ...

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Eli Tomac Takes Third Monster Energy Supercross Win of 2018

Monster Energy Kawasaki’s Eli Tomac had an absolutely dominant night at Round 7 in Arlington, leading and winning every lap of both his heat rac ...

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Roland Sands Design Launches Its All-New Apparel Collection

Roland Sands Design has some good-looking new threads that offer form and function, with all new jackets featuring Microlock elbow and shoulder armor ...

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Curtiss Motorcycle Co. Unveils Its First, and Last Bike of t

Curtiss Motorcycle Co. used to be called Confederate Motors, however they have rebranded themselves for obvious reasons and are on a new path moving f ...

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Husqvarna Motorcycles Achieves Fourth Consecutive Year of Re

Husqvarna sold a record 36,883 motorcycles in 2017, 20% more than the year prior. With its popular line of off-road bikes continuing to sell well, the ...

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2018 AMA Ice Racers of the Year Announced

Congratulations to Kyle Martinez, Domenic Huey and Bryan Bigelow, who were all honored by the American Motorcyclist Association as its 2018 Ice Racers ...

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Law Tigers Make a Six Figure Donation to Sturgis Motorcycle

With a very impressive donation from the Law Tigers, the building of the new Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame should move along a little m ...

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UNIVERSAL APPEAL. OMT Garage?s ?Stardust? Yamaha XSR900 Scra

Written by Andrew Jones In many ways, Italy’s OMT Garage is the perfect nuclear racing family. Father Gaetano Troiano started the shop in 1978. ...

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BMW R75 By Fuller Moto

Fuller Moto ...

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Ride Review - Kawasaki Z900RS

Towards the end of 2017 when the Tokyo Motor and EICMA shows took place I got more than a little excited about the year that lay ahead. This is becaus ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 18 February, 2018

A millimeter-perfect W650 from Wreckless, a barnstorming Kawasaki Zephyr from Australia, a Triumph Thruxton with the Barbour touch, and a killer Duca ...

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BMW R80 1992 By Kevil's Speed Shop

Kevil's Speed Shop  ...

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Dakar Redux: Iron Cobras? 2017 Yamaha WR450F

If you?re fan of blasting big trail bikes down forest roads, the Yamaha WR450F is probably on your shopping list. And if you also love the brutal bea ...

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Law Tigers American Flat Track Arizona Mile Tickets On Sale

As if the action-packed racing weren’t enough, the 2018 American Flat Track Arizona Mile is featuring a ?70s/?80s ?throwback? theme which means ...

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Should Royal Enfield Build a Classic 500 Bobber"

With the success of Triumph’s Bonneville Bobber, it’s a wonder more manufacturers aren’t pushing out factory bobbers. But the Royal ...

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Motobecane Mobylette SP90 1975 By XTR Pepo

XTR PepoMotobecane Mobylette SP90 1975 By XTR PepoTECHNICAL SCHEDULEDonor Bike : Mobylette SP90 ( 1975).-Mobylette Cady front fork.-Mobylette Cady fro ...

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BMW R100R By Diamond Atelier

Diamond Atelier ...

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The Half Next Era 200 - Ask MC Honda TLR200

The Mooneyes Yokohama Hot Rod & Custom Show is a playground for large capacity custom motorcycles. American manufactured machines dominated the 20 ...

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2018 Kawasaki Ninja 400 ABS | First Ride Review

Kawasaki has upped the ante with the 2018 Ninja 400. Not only does it outdo its Japanese competition displacement-wise, it’s also a true sport b ...

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Speeders, Beware: Yamaha Announces FJR1300P Police Bike For

The new Yamaha FJR1300P: speeders, beware! Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. will be making the FJR1300P, a new police version of its FJR1300 sport tourer, a ...

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Klim Releases F5 Koroyd Helmet

Klim has released its new F5 Koroyd Helmet, which uses Koroyd technology to provide better breathability as well as impact protection. We are excited ...

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Yamaha Announces FJR1300P Police Bike for U.S. Market

Great, now we’ll never be able to outrun the cops. Just kidding… Don’t do that. Yamaha has just announced its FJR1300P Police Bike w ...

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This Board Tracker is Powered by A Lawnmower Engine

Harley-Davidson isn’t the only manufacturer with roots in Milwaukee. Briggs & Stratton?known for their lawnmower motors?were founded in th ...

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Riding Gear - AGV X3000 Legends Helmets

Italian manufacturer AGV has been protecting riders? heads for seventy years now. To celebrate, they?ve released their Legends Collection, a line of v ...

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North of the Border: Edelweiss Canada West Tour

Dave and Mary, a couple from Australia, enjoy a smooth, winding descent on Meadows in the Sky Parkway in Mount Revelstoke National Park, with views of ...

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1971-1979 Bultaco Alpina 250 | Retrospective Review

1976 Bultaco Alpina 250. Photos by the author. Señor Bulto had a simple plan when he started up the Bultaco brand in 1958: build great competition mo ...

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Yamaha bLU cRU Racers Complete Graves/Yamaha YZF-R3 Orientat

Yamaha’s bLU cRU, or rather, motorcycling’s future crop of rising stars, have just completed the Graves/Yamaha R3 orientation camp in prep ...

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DYNO | Ducati Panigale V4

Ah, dynos: the topic of many pub debates and catalyst for severed friendships. We don’t tend to upload too many, although the Ducati Panigale V ...

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Arnott Ultimate Ride Kits for the 2018 Harley-Davidson Softa

Arnott had just released their new Ultimate Ride air suspension kit for all the 2018 Harley-Davidson Softail models, which ought to provide a smoother ...

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The Archduke: Analog builds the ultimate KTM Super Duke

You’d be surprised at how many custom motorcycle builders ride ‘regular’ bikes day-to-day. Tony Prust over at Analog Motorcycles ha ...

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La Impetuosa 1262 - Valtoron Ducati Diavel

I?ve had many conversations with custom enthusiasts about dying crafts. Skills that have been replaced due to advancements in technology or simply bec ...

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Jason Anderson Secures Second-Straight Monster Energy Superc

Once again, Monster Energy Supercross in San Diego provided intense racing with completely unpredictable results. Rockstar Energy Husqvarna Factory Ra ...

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Vance & Hines Launches Officially-Licensed American Fla

Vance & Hines has just announced its officially-licensed AFT Singles exhaust system. So far, the system is available for 2017-2018 Honda CRF450Rs ...

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Icon’s New Airflite Helmet for 2018

ICON Press Release: From the ICON lab in Portlandia, street style is redefined with the new Airflite helmet.The Airflite’s shell is constructed ...

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All-new Yamaha YZ65

If you, like me, have succumbed to a life engulfed in rigger boots and hi-viz jackets while your son/daughter blissfully annihilates your bank accoun ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 11 February, 2018

Classic cafe elegance from England?s Sinroja, a cute Moto Guzzi mini bike from Spain, a slinky sprintbike from Belgium, and an electric Ducati Scramb ...