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Aprilia Announces 2023 North America ?aprilia Racers Days? S

If you’ve been yearning for a chance to try an Aprilia in anger on the racetrack, don’t miss one of these days.  Begin press release: ...

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Isle Of Man Tt Rules? For Dummies.

Put your hand up if you?ve been to the Isle of Man TT. Now put it down, you look like a tit. If you?ve been, you?ll probably have a decent idea of ...

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Mixing It Up: A Suzuki Gs 550 Cafe Racer From Poland

We all know that the cafe racer originated in Britain?but these days, the bikes themselves are just as likely to be Japanese. And one of the best Jap ...

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?37 Rikuo Type 97

Written by Martin Hodgson. The theory of Six Degrees of Separation supposes that everyone is six or fewer steps away from any other person in t ...

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Ion Heart: Colt Wrangler?s electrifying Zero XU tracker

It?s not easy to build a good-looking custom bike. The classifieds are littered with abandoned projects?and even the top pro builders sometimes strug ...

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EMPIRE OF THE FUN. Officine 08?s ?New Dawn? Yamaha XV750 Caf

Written by Andrew Jones EICMA’s November 2017 show, held in a typically chilly Milan, is the place that many big manufacturers choose to reveal ...

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BMW R90 By Mandrill Garage

Mandrill Garage ...

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Shoei Neotec II Modular Helmet | Review

Shoei Neotec II After years of swearing by full-face helmets, lately I find myself reaching for a flip-up-style lid for commuting and longer rides. Al ...

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How Crowned Roads Affect Motorcycle Handling

Crowned roads affect how your motorcycle handles and how your tires wear. Illustration by Kimberley Chapman. Roads are engineered to disperse rainwate ...

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Indian Motorcycle Takes First and Third At Texas Half-Mile

After being disqualified from the Atlanta race, Jared Mees would again bring home the top spot at the Texas Half-Mile. Begin Press Release: INDIAN MO ...

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Jason Anderson’s Supercross Championship Points Lead i

The penultimate round of Monster Energy Supercross was held this past weekend in Salt Lake City, and current championship points leader, Rockstar Ener ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 29 April, 2018

A two-wheel drive KTM, a super-caffeinated Harley Sportster, a Radical Ducati tribute from Taiwan, and an African dirtbike with an incredible 250 kil ...

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Twisted Throttle Announces “Bomb-Proof” Adventur

Twisted Throttle’s latest line of Dryspec H35 adventure luggage promises some impressive durability for those riders who demand the most from th ...

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Skate or Die: A Triumph Thruxton With A Street Art Vibe

As someone who spent his teen years with a skateboard under his feet, I see parallels between the skate and custom bike worlds. As with surfing and a ...

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THE ONE AND ONLY. Emporio Elaborazioni?s ?Solo? BMW R50/5 Bo

Written by Martin Hodgson Over recent years we’ve featured countless BMW builds, crafted from models from the ’70s right through to the m ...

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Honda CBX1000 By Tony?s Toy Custom Motorcycles

Tony?s Toy Custom Motorcycles ...

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Moto Guzzi Demo Tour

Moto Guzzi MGX-21 (Photo by Kevin Wing) Moto Guzzi is hitting the road with a national demo tour, which kicks off this weekend at the Laughlin River R ...

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2018 BMW K 1600 GTL vs. Honda Gold Wing Tour | Comparo

Honda?s all-new Gold Wing Tour and the BMW K 1600 GTL are the fastest and arguably most refined luxury-touring bikes on the road. Both have 6-cylinder ...

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The Energica Ego Corsa Heads to the Quail Motorcycle Gatheri

After Colin Edwards spun some laps at COTA, the Energica Ego Corsa is now headed for the Quail Motorcycle Gathering in Carmel, CA. Begin Press Releas ...

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Aerostich Spring Season Sale Is Here

The title is pretty self-explanatory. Check out the Aerostich spring season sale for up to 75% off sale items. Click the image at the bottom to see th ...

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Z1 Beater! A Honda CB400F Tuned for the Track

The US show circuit is booming. The One Show, the Outlier’s Guild show, Mama Tried and the Handbuilt show all happen within a couple of months ...

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WHEN LE MANS LOVES LE WOMAN. Paolo Danese?s ?MILF? Moto Guzz

Written by Marlon Slack Every year the Italians put on one of greatest motorcycle shows in the world. Dubbed the MBE, or Motor Bike Expo, the four-da ...

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Schuberth C4 Modular Helmet | Review

German helmet maker Schuberth, which introduced its first modular helmet?the Concept?in the late ?90s, launched the fourth-generation C4 last year. Co ...

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Warm & Safe Heated Layer Shirt

The author in his Warm & Safe Heated Layer Shirt. Riding a motorcycle when you?re cold sucks. It?s uncomfortable. It?s also a safety issue. Reflex ...

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Retrospective: 1989-1993 Buell RS1200

1990 Buell RS1200 Talk about making a silk purse out of a sow?s ear?that?s what Erik Buell managed to do back in the late 1980s. Now, nothing wrong wi ...

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iXS Releases its Classic LD Jacket Cruiser

iXS has released it’s new Classic LD Jacket Cruiser, which we here at MO, think would look good on just about any motorcycle. Begin Press Releas ...

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Dunlop Geomax MX33: Featuring Innovative Technology for Mult

Dunlop has just announced its newest off-road tire, the Geomax MX33. The MX33 builds on the popular MX3S (MX32) and aims to improve where its predeces ...

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You’ll Want to Read This: EagleRider Ups the Ante Big

EagleRider is offering major benefits to members of Club EagleRider. It’s a great opportunity for riders who travel a lot, and membership provid ...

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Aprilia Announces Aprilia Racers Day Track Experience

Ever found yourself wanting to try out one of Aprilia’s scintillating V-4-powered superbikes on the race track" Check out Aprilia Racers D ...

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New HeliBars for BMW R nineT Racer

Everybody likes the way the retro BMW Racer looks, but not all of us like the way it feels, especially when stuck in traffic. Helibars to the rescue o ...

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2018 Women’s World Record Race: Circumnavigating the W

Starting May 6, the 2018 Women’s World Record Race will see four women from four different countries compete to see who can ride their motorcycl ...

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Bonamici Ducati Panigale V4 Accessories Available Through Mo

Moto-D will now distribute Bonamici Ducati Panigale V4 racing parts. Begin Press Release: Ducati Panigale V4 Rearsets and Race Part Upgrades from Bon ...

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Endurance racer tribute: VTR Customs’ wild BMW K100

If there was ever a golden age of motorcycle racing, we?d pin it on the late 70s and early 80s. Those were the days of the endurance racers, when hai ...

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D?ORS OF PERFECTION. Walt Siegl?s Immaculate MV Agusta Bruta

Written by Andrew Jones When it comes to winning at life, it’s hard not to think that New England’s Walt Siegl has got things all figured ...

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Caffeine fix - Barista Harley Davidson Sportster

Motorcycles and coffee are two items that appear on my list of things that I can?t live without, which is rather fortunate. Through my observations, m ...

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Yoshimura R&D Celebrates Wes Cooley With Throwback Appa

Some of you may not know or remember Wes Cooley, but he was rocking the number 34 before a certain Kevin Schwantz made it cool. Now Yoshimura are cele ...

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Indian Announces its Three Finalists for The Scout Bobber Bu

A couple of weeks ago, Indian Motorcycles announced The Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off Competition, where small-time builders with big-time skills wou ...

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Royal Enfield Continental GT By Sinroja Motorcycles

Sinroja MotorcyclesRoyal Enfield Continental GT By Sinroja Motorcycles"Sinroja R9, the Surf Racer was built for Royal Enfield to showcase the pos ...

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Bridgestone Battlax T31 Sport-Touring Tires | Gear Revi

Bridgestone Battlax T31 sport-touring tires on the KTM 1290 Super Duke GT. (Photos courtesy of Bridgestone) With many sport-touring and adventure-tour ...

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Favorite Ride: Minnesota’s Otter Trail Scenic Byway

The walleye is the state fish of Minnesota. All anglers dream of reeling in a big one. This one is a landmark to find your way to Otter Tail Beach Res ...

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Riding the Backbone of America: U.S. 50

Streaking cars and trucks (and motorcycles) race for somewhere dry before the coming rain near Emporia, Kansas. The author had parked for the night an ...

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KTM East Coast Adventure Rider Rally Scheduled for May 18-20

Ahhh, springtime – the beginning of riding season for many motorcyclists. What better time to get out and be on your motorcycle" For advent ...

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Review: The 2018 Husqvarna Vitpilen and Svartpilen 401

Husqvarna set the interwebs ablaze when they announced their Vitpilen and Svartpilen 401 concepts four years ago. Then the good news came: these bike ...

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WHO’S YOUR DADDY" BCKustom?s ?HuXSy? Yamaha XS500

Written by Andrew Jones Vincent?s brief for his new custom bike was as quick as it was poetic. Leaning on the corner of his French bar, his hand-draw ...

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The Missing Piece - Puzzle Garage Honda Rebel

In 2015 Italian restauranteur Alessandro Dell?unto rented a small workshop space 500m from his restaurant. Why" Because when he?s not refining hi ...

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Andrea Iannone Secures His First Podium for Suzuki in Austin

Andrea Iannone secured a well-fought third place podium at the Austin GP. Begin Press Release: ANDREA IANNONE SECURES HIS FIRST SUZUKI PODIUM Team S ...

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Marvin Musquin Charges To a Dramatic 3rd Monster Energy Supe

Between Monster Energy Supercross, MotoAmerica and MotoGP, this past weekend hosted a lot of racing. The MotoGP race was rather uneventful compared to ...

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Alpinestars Releases Limited Edition Kevin Schwantz Supertec

This weekend in Austin, Texas, during the third round of the 2018 MotoGP calendar, Alpinestars unveiled its latest Limited Edition graphic for the Sup ...

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Snap-Fab?s Joe Mielke Debuts ?Stella?s Mettle? at Austin Han

MotoGP and MotoAmerica weren’t the only motorcycle attractions happening in Austin, TX, this past weekend. The Handbuilt Show displayed hundreds ...

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Jarod Vanderkooi: Harley-Davidson?s Unlikely American Flat T

The 2018 American Flat Track season is off and running, and Harley-Davidson is making a push and climbing closer to the podium. Jarod Vanderkooi finis ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 22 April, 2018

A spectacular Ducati designed to celebrate Alpinestars’ 55th anniversary, a Kawasaki GPX 600 R built by a lecturer in economics, an electric dr ...

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Riding Gear - Fuel Sergeant Waxed Pants

If you?re the kind of rider who spends their weekdays on asphalt and their weekends on dirt these new riding pants from Fuel Motorcycles will serve yo ...

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Alpinestars Celebrates Its 55th Anniversary in Austin

Our man Troy Siahaan is on the ground in Austin at the Alpinestars Anniversary event and will bring the full report next week. Begin Press Release: A ...

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Triple Whammy: three new Yamahas from Auto Fabrica

Put together a top ten list of the world?s best custom bike builders, and Auto Fabrica would have to be in there. The London-based shop has a distinc ...

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IF 9 WAS 6. Kingston Custom?s ?SIXDAYS? R nineT Enduro

Written by Marlon Slack We at Pipeburn love bombastic builds as much as the next bunch of motorcycle nuts. We love the rolling pieces of art, bikes b ...

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KTM Superduke 990 2007 By Analog Motorcycles

Analog MotorcyclesKTM Superduke 990 2007 By Analog MotorcyclesChassisCustom made SubframeVortex Clip onsMichelin Pilot Power tiresEngineMoto Hooligan ...

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Evolutionary Design - Auto Fabrica Yamaha XSR900

A couple of years ago I had the pleasure of meeting the Muharremi brothers, the duo behind the United Kingdom?s ?Auto Fabrica?. At the time of visitin ...

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Yamaha Fan Activities Scheduled For COTA This Weekend

Photo courtesy of Yamaha. Beginning this Friday, April 20, through Sunday, April 22, Yamaha bLU cRU road racers in the MotoAmerica Superbike class wil ...

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Velomacchi and Yamaha Collaborate to Build the Rural Racer X

Head down to the Handbuilt Show in Austin to check out the newest build in the Yamaha Yard Built program. The Rural Racer XSR700 is a mashup from a ha ...

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Lone Rider: Elspeth Beard’s Book is Out

Thirty years in the writing, Lone Rider is the story of a remarkable Englishwoman and her two-year round-the-world motorcycle journey beginning in 198 ...

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The Bell Brawl at Phoenix Bike Fest: A V-Twin Stunt Competit

V-Twin stunt riding is gnarly. The way these guys wheelie and swing their bikes around is incredibly impressive. Last weekend hosted the first 2018 Be ...

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Brembo MotoGP Brake Facts for the 2018 Austin GP

Austin is known for being hard on MotoGP rider’s brakes and the Brembo MotoGP Brake Facts illustrate the three major braking points for the Texa ...

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Auto Fabrica Unveils Yard Built XSR900 Type 11

The British firm Auto Fabrica has worked in collaboration with Yamaha’s Yard Built program to produce the XSR900 Type 11. The firm first produc ...

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Clymer Introduces Late Model Harley-Davidson Sportster and D

Working on your own motorcycles doesn’t just save you money, but it helps you get better acquainted with your bike and become a better rider as ...

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Trail Weapon: A drone-carrying Yamaha XSR700 scrambler

With the XSR700 in hand, Kevin’s thoughts immediately turned to the Gold Rush Ride?a hooligan event hosted by Portland’s Sang Froid Ridin ...

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VTEC FOR VICTORY. A Honda CB400F Street Tracker from Mandril

Written by Andrew Jones When someone mentions the words ?Honda? and ?VTEC? in the same sentence, you’d be excused if your mind was filled with ...

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A RICH, SMOKY FLAVOUR. Krossover Custom?s ?Batch #44? Yamaha

Written by Martin Hodgson ?I?m sure plenty of people will have a problem with it, but I built it for me not them,? say the bike’s builder. In t ...

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Honda CX500 By NCT Motorcycles

NCT MotorcyclesHonda CX500 By NCT Motorcycles"First of all we?ve stripped down everything.- The rearfram got new constructed by NCT.- After that ...

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A Modern-Day Majestic: ?The Six? by Revival Cycles

The Handbuilt Show is happening this coming weekend in Austin, Texas. One of the USA’s premium custom bike events, it’s packed each year ...

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A WHITE HOT GO. The World?s Fastest Naturally Aspirated Thru

Riding your motorcycle flat-out for nine miles across a shimmering carpet of hard packed salt is not everyone?s cup of tea, but if you?re into custom ...

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Slingshot Now Available to Rent and Own in Hawaii With Regul

The Polaris Slingshot is classified as an “autocycle” in Hawaii, just like in 40+ other states, which means you don’t need a motorcy ...

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125cc All Star Series Brings 2-Stroke Racing Back to Lucas O

Two-stroke off-road and motocross bikes never went anywhere and have always been around, but in the last few years, their popularity has skyrocketed. ...

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Energica Makes Moves in Texas

Energica is has reached an agreement with AF1 Racing in Austin and plans to have Colin Edwards pilot the Ego Corsa, FIM Enel MotoE World Cup bike ar ...

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A Walt Siegl Ducati with a discreet muscle car vibe

For Walt Siegl, performance and beauty go hand-in-hand. The bikes in his Ducati Leggero series are drop dead gorgeous, but they’re also light, ...

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Petersen Museum Opens ‘Custom Revolution’ Exhibi

Titled ?Custom Revolution,? the exhibit displays important builds from the movement?s most iconic visionaries of the past decade such as Ian Barry, Mi ...

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Eli Tomac Secures 7th Supercross Win and Triple Crown Champi

Saturday night’s racing in Minneapolis was action-packed and intense, unlike the previous mud bog round in Seattle. Both the 450SX and 250SX cla ...

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Rev’It! Announces New Additions to 2018 U.S. WomenR

Rev’It! highlights female riders in the adventure segment with its U.S. Women’s Adventure Team. These riders will also take part in field ...

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bLU cRU Riders Denied Chance to Shine in WorldSSP300 at Arag

Many road racing series kicked off their seasons this past weekend and the FIM Supersport 300 World Championship was one of them. This series, like Mo ...