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2022 Indian Scout Rogue | First Ride Review

The Rogue in Storm Blue is a beguiling mix of darkness and color with a few flashes of brightwork. Photos by Barry Hathaway. The Rogue is latest ve ...

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New & Noted: Women’s Motorcycle Jackets

Motorcycling is one of those rare pursuits where there’s more emphasis on men’s clothing than women’s. But there are more ladies ...

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Moto Adonis Xv750: The Definition Of A Modern Custom

The creator of this sleek Yamaha is 27-year-old Daan Borsje of Moto Adonis. Typical of the younger builders coming through, he?s based in Roosendaal? ...

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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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Café Express: Freeride?s Montesa Cota 247 cafe racer

If you?ve ridden a two-stroke, you?ll know how addictive the power rush (and sound) can be. So we have a soft spot for anything that smells pungent a ...

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SERIAL THRILLER. Eastern Spirit Garage?s Honda Dominator Mot

Written by Martin Hodgson It’s always the quiet and unassuming ones you have to keep an eye on, for years folks thought Ted Bundy was an averag ...

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Aerostich R-3 One-Piece Suit | Gear Review

The author in his Aerostich R-3 suit, which he wears on his daily commute during the cooler months. ?Stich. Spacesuit. Moto onesie. Aerostich?s R-3 su ...

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MotoChic Launches “What Makes Your Heart Race"

MotoChic has announced its What Makes Your Heart Race campaign. The company will donate 20% of February’s sales to women’s heart health or ...

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Bridgestone Launches BATTLECROSS E50 Competition Enduro Tire

Hopefully, we can get a chance to test Bridgestone’s new BATTLECROSS E50 sometime in the near future.  Begin Press Release:  Bridgestone Laun ...

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Pilot Motosport Leather Repair Service Returns

Need to fix some road rash on your leathers" How about a patch or two" Call up Pilot Motosport for a quote. Begin press release: Effective ...

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Video: Honda Monkey EXTREME

Despite what some ladies say, size doesn’t always matter – as proven here by the Honda Monkey. Packing a heroic 9bhp and weighing less t ...

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This CB750 cafe racer roams the capital of Pakistan

There are around 2.5 million motorcycles on the road in Pakistan. Which sounds impressive until you learn that the population is over 210 million?and ...

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BEELZEBOB. Madhouse Motors? ?Devil?s Advocate? 1957 Indian

Written by Andrew Jones I have long thought that the original Mad Max is the best bike movie ever made. If you’ve never seen it, then do so imm ...

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Bridgestone Introduces Battlax Hypersport S22 Radial Sport T

We’re pretty stoked at the announcement of the Bridgestone Battlax Hypersport S22 tire. Look for them in dealerships in upcoming weeks. Begin Pr ...

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SNOW PATROL. Number 8 Wire?s Cool Honda CL350 Desert Sled

Written by Andrew Jones My kids recently took much pleasure in tripping me up with some trivia they had learnt in school. ?What’s the largest d ...

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New Items added to the Harley-Davidson Garage Collection

Check out the Harley-Davidson Garage Collection for timeless shirts and tees.  Begin Press Release:  AUTHENTICITY MEETS UNCOMPLICATED WITH THE HARL ...

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Mooneyes Star: A hardtail knucklehead from Asterisk

The next Yokohama Hot Rod Custom Show is over ten months away, but many top-flight builders are already plotting their next entries. After all, ?Moon ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 27 January, 2019

Harley’s global dealer custom competition launches with a fusillade of very tasty European builds. We’ve also got a Kawasaki KX450 with a ...

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New from Diamond Atelier: The ?Groot? BMW scramblers

In the premier league of custom builders, Diamond Atelier?s place is secure. The sleek creations of the Munich workshop look better than most factory ...

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DIRTY MIND. Fabtech?s Obsessive Harley Sportster Hooligan

Written by Martin Hodgson Hooligan racing is ? as the name suggests ? a hell of a lot of fun and when an Aussie caught a glimpse of the action he wan ...

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MotoBikeJack | Gear Review

The MotoBikeJack, which packs down into a bag measuring roughly five inches in diameter by 15 inches long, will jack up bikes weighing up to 1,000 pou ...

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Tourmaster Transition Series 5 Jacket | Gear Review

Tourmaster Transition Series 5 Jacket. I have learned that it definitely pays to wear versatile gear. On a single tour covering several days–or ...

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Ducati Strengthens Global Sales In 2018 And Takes The Lead I

Ducati claims one in four superbikes sold was a Panigale. Begin press release: Ducati Motor Holding closed 2018 with no less than 53,004 motorcycles ...

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SMARTY PANTAH. XTR Pepo?s Stunning Ducati Monster 821 Racer

Written by Marlon Slack In only a short few years Spain?s XTR Pepo have produced the best racer-inspired customs in the world. Every time one of thei ...

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New Triumph Rocket Factory Custom

Triumph teased this official photo of the upcoming Rocket, TFC version, into our inbox a short while ago, along with a short message: Concept Rocket ...

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New Spidi Sport Warrior Perf. Pro Race Suit Released

The new Spidi Sport Warrior Perf. Pro race suit is a great option for track days or jaunts through the canyons.  Begin Press Release:  Protected: ...

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Yoshimura Introduces 2017-18 Suzuki SV 650 Race Series Syst

The SV650 engine really sounds mean once you open up the exhaust! Begin press release: The Suzuki SV 650 is well known for its untapped performance p ...

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MIC Release: U.S. Households With A Motorcycle Climbs To Rec

Here at Motorcycle.com, we’ve always got a motorcycle laying around. Turns out more of America has one, too. Begin press release: If you?ve not ...

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Competition Werkes Announces Ducati Panigale V4 Exhaust And

New products for the Ducati Panigale V4 from Competition Werkes. Begin press release: The Ducati Panigale V4 fender eliminator from Competition We ...

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MISTYCUFFS. 2topia?s Wild Laverda Ghost Strike 668 Restomod

Written by Andrew Jones I won’t lie. The first thing I did for this story was hit up the Google oracle and ask the god of the internet, ?What t ...

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LAND DOWN UNTER. Schlachtwerk?s Aussie-Bound Kawasaki W650

Written by Martin Hodgson They say a journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step; but for one particular German it only makes sense to begi ...

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2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 | First Ride Review

Yamaha’s top-selling motorcycle overall last year was the YZF-R3, and for 2019 it’s even better, with a noticeable suspension upgrade and ...

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Requiem for the Kawasaki KLR650 (1987-2018)

With its original livery reflecting the style of the late ’80s, the 1987 Kawasaki KLR650 looked like a big dirt bike but was also good on the st ...

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Review: The 2019 Triumph Speed Twin

Most manufacturers have at least a couple of retro-styled motorcycles on sale. But Triumph has more skin in that game than anyone else: Hinckley̵ ...

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2019 Moto Guzzi V85 TT Available for Pre-Order

The 2019 Moto Guzzi V85 TT is now available for pre-orders for North American consumers. Prospective customers in the U.S. and Canada can register onl ...

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New KLIM Krios Pro Adventure Helmet Hits The Market

The new KLIM Krios Pro has been designed for ultimate versatility and safety in a lightweight package. Begin Press Release:  KLIM RELEASES NEW KRIOS ...

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Brock?s Performance Now the Exclusive U.S. Distributor of Te

Brock’s Performance has secured exclusive rights for the distribution of Termignoni Motorcycle Exhaust Systems in the U.S. Begin Press Release:� ...

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Morning Glory: Revival?s custom Moto Guzzi V9 Roamer

Situated at the crossroads of passion and pragmatism, the team at Revival Cycles knows when it?s time to shred the establishment, and when to walk al ...

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Ducati Diavel 1260 Production Begins in Bologna

Production has begun for the 2019 Ducati Diavel 1260. First shown at EICMA in November, this first production model was completed today at Ducati̵ ...

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MASH By XTR Pepo

XTR Pepo ...

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Shitanes 61: VTR Customs? outrageous BMW R nineT

There?s a lot to be said for elegance and subtlety. And there?s also a time and place for going completely over the top. Dani Weidmann and his crew a ...

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THE OLD BRIDGE AND THE V. Speedy Siegl Racing?s Ducati 900SS

Written by Martin Hodgson For a brief but magical time in music history the Seattle Sound dominated the airwaves and shaped a generation. Now another ...

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2019 Triumph Speed Twin | First Ride Review

The newest member of the Bonneville family, Triumph’s all-new 2019 Speed Twin offers the performance and handling of the Thruxton café racer bu ...

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Ducati Officially Introduces 2019 MotoGP Team

Mission Winnow is now title sponsor, and the red machines are now even…uh…redder. Begin press release: The Mission Winnow Ducati team, wh ...

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LIGHT AND SHADOW. BarnBuiltBikes? Svelte Honda VT600 Boardtr

Written by Marlon Slack BarnBuiltBikes are a working man?s motorcycle shop. They repair and service every kind of marque imaginable. From scooters to ...

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Favorite Ride: Washington’s Glacier-Fed Jewel

Weaving ridiculously close to Lake Chelan?s western shore at times, State Route 971 serves travelers up a scenic platter of lakefront views. Photos by ...

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Metzeler To Become Official Tire Sponsor Of The 2019 Mama T

In a sign of how quickly the Mama Tried show is growing, for the 2019 edition, Metzeler is serving as the official tire sponsor! Begin press release: ...

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Riding A Motorcycle Reduces Stress Levels, Harley-Funded Stu

File this under “Duh…” Begin press release: Motorcyclists have long championed riding as their main road to stress relief and posit ...

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Forged From Passion: A blacksmith?s take on the Z650

Building custom motorcycles often involves a radical career change, and we?ve seen some pretty strange jumps over the years. Tom Simpson?s background ...

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Retrospective: 1974-1977 Montesa Cota 247-T

1977 Montesa Cota 247-T. Owner: Pete Gray, Atascadero, California. The Spanish Civil War ended in 1939, and then the rest of Europe spun out of contro ...

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SBS Brakes Announces New DS-2 Brake Pad Compound

With the DS-2, SBS introduces a different technique for adjusting braking to the rider’s liking: mounting two different compounds for track use. ...

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Wayne Rainey Is Excited About MotoAmerica 2019

Why not" JD Beach moves up to Superbike, Josh Herrin gets a factory Suzuki, Fridays are free, and there’s carnivals! I’m in. PRESS RE ...

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GULF COURSE. Kott Motorcycle?s Textbook Honda CB550 Cafe Rac

Written by Andrew Jones While we’d argue that the Gulf Oil Fords and Porsches from the ?60s and ?70s are amongst the most beautiful racing mac ...

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Switchback Challenge: The Ayres Adventures Dramatic Dolomite

Switchbacking up to Passo Gardena. Photos by the author. Every organized motorcycle tour worth its salt has interesting roads, captivating scenery, ta ...

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Dakar 2019: Please Exit Stage Left

Dakar 2019 special stage eight has left front-runner, Ricky Brabec with a broken engine just fifty kilometers into the stage.  Begin Press Release:  ...

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Sleeper: A subtle Triumph Bonneville from 2LOUD

We’ve profiled 2LOUD’s work for almost two years now. From day one, builder ‘Max’ Yicheng has consistently delivered elegant ...

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RENAISSANCE IN VERMONT. John Stewart?s Restomod MV Agusta 25

Written by Andrew Jones There’s more than a few Italian moto designs that are so close to perfection, only Tamburini himself could improve on t ...

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Cardo Unveils Redesigned Freecom+ Line

In the market for a Bluetooth headset" Check out the Cardo Freecom lineup.  Begin Press Release:  CARDO SYSTEMS ADDS NEW VALUE TO THE BLUETOOT ...

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Bridgestone Launches BATTLAX ADVENTURECROSS AX41

Bridgestone’s new BATTLAX ADVENTURECROSS AX41 enters the ring looking ready for some serious off-road adventure riding.  Begin Press Release:  ...

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Dakar 2019: It’s All Downhill from Here

WESTx1000 keeps bringing the coverage as the end of Dakar 2019 come into sight. As stage eight has already begun, we’ve received word that Ricky ...

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A Bosozoku-inspired mini bike from Malaysia

When the Malaysian outfit FNG Works landed an entry in a local custom bike build-off, lead builder Irwann Cheng had a decision to make. Would he play ...

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Powder Coating: Is It For You"

The three steps for powder application are surface prep to remove contaminants, protection of sensitive areas and careful application of the product. ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 13 January, 2019

Ever heard of the Suzuki XF650 Freewind before" Neither had we, but we love this custom scrambler from the Netherlands. We’ve also got a B ...

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Kalahari: A custom Africa Twin from Maria Motorcycles

The Honda XRV750 Africa Twin is almost thirty years old, and fast approaching legend status. So most Honda fanatics will probably baulk at the though ...

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EARL GREY. KR Custom?s ?Grigio? Royal Enfield Bobber

Written by Marlon Slack It?s easy for us in the west. Want to build an old airhead" Fire up Craigslist, go kick some tires and sooner or later y ...

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Dakar 2019: The Marathon Begins?

The first Marathon Stage has been completed for Dakar 2019. Begin Press Release:  SS4, The Marathon Begins? America Finally Gets the Victory They?ve ...

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VIVE LA ÉVOLUTION. Viba?s Space Age Honda Monkey

Written by Martin Hodsgon The all new Honda Monkey was always going to be a sales success; packed full of nostalgia in an era of retro remakes, cheap ...

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Pendleton Bike Week 2018

Hundreds of bikes of many different styles and descriptions descend upon the Pendleton convention center during Bike Week. Some wait to go on organize ...

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Setting the bar: UFO Garage’s BMW R100R cafe racer

We’re always on the hunt for custom motorcycles that push boundaries. So if you’re going to tread familiar territory, you better do an ex ...

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BAGS OF FUN. Nico Naeye?s ?Brut Voorut? Harley Super Glide C

Written by Andrew Jones It’s time for an embarrassing confession. In the past, I have looked at some of the winners of the AMD World Championsh ...

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Ducati Partners With Audi and Ford To Debut Car-To-Bike Comm

The future of safety between motorcycles, cars, pedestrians, and even the very roads we occupy was displayed in a joint venture between Ducati, Audi, ...

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Street tracker gold: building a road-legal Harley XR750

The biggest cliché in motorcycle journalism is the ?listicle? of the best-looking bikes ever made. If we ever run out of ideas and succumb at EXIF, ...

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THE FAST BOY SCOUT. WalzWerk Racing?s Tough Indian Dragster

Written by Andrew Jones Marcus Walz has a sort of infectious energy that both inspires and amazes. It seems like every time we talk to him, he has tw ...

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A Motorcycle Trek to Yellowknife, Canada

Cathedral Mountain and Mount Stephen are twin 10,500-foot peaks viewed from Kicking Horse Pass on the edge of Banff National Park. Photos by the autho ...

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Original Grip Buddies Smartskin Lite Comfort Grips | Ge

Smartskins Lite Technology is thinner than original Smartskins (3.2mm vs. 4.7mm). Original Grip Buddies neoprene motorcycle comfort grips with Smartsk ...

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Shoei Announces The GT-Air II

One of our favorite helmets for long-distance touring, Shoei has updated the GT-Air with tons of new features. Read below to find out more. Begin pres ...

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Dakar 2019: Just Another Day in the Dunes

WestX1000 provides us with stage one updates from Dakar 2019. Begin Press Release:  Just Another Day in the Dunes A Promising Stage One at the Dakar ...

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(Mis)Adventures on the Utah BDR

Our plan was a no-brainer: ride the Utah Backcountry Discovery Route (UTBDR) from Mexican Hat, Utah, to the Idaho border, starting in Santa Barbara, C ...

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Harley-Davidson Announces LiveWire Electric Motorcycle Prici

2020 Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle. Harley-Davidson today announced pricing for the 2020 LiveWire, its first electric motorcycle, which ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 6 January, 2019

Since this is our first weekly round up of the year, we’re taking liberties. A couple of the bikes below popped up last month, and a couple mor ...

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Suter Yourself

I stumbled across this whilst Christmas shopping, and was about to AD TO CART when I decided to get an electric chainsaw and leaf blower instead. I ...

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Video: Suzuki GSX-R1000R + Arrow Pro Race Titanium

Let’s begin with a big, fat Happy New Year to all 44Teefers, before moving on swiftly to more pressing matters; like binning the dustbin on our ...

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Little Ripper! K-Speed?s Honda Monkey cafe racer

K-Speed is one of the greatest success stories of the modern custom scene. Like a hit factory from the golden era of pop, the Thai company churns out ...

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S&S By Ortolani Customs

Ortolani Customs ...

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Metzeler Becomes Official Sponsor of the 2019 BMW MOA Intern

If you’re planning on attending the 47th annual BMW MOA International Rally in June, you’ll be happy to hear Mezeler will be sponsoring th ...

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Dakar style: A Yamaha Super Ténéré restomod from Italy

This Sunday, the Dakar Rally kicks off again. If you suffer from rally fever but don’t have the stones to actually race through Peruvian desert ...

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Rider Magazine, September 2018

Rider Magazine cover, September 2018. I have been riding motorcycles for over 40 years and and have seen incredible advances in technology. I recall t ...

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Rider Magazine, October 2018

Rider Magazine cover, October 2018. Seems that Clem Salvadori?s columns are always so timely that his current subject matches what?s going on in my mo ...

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Rider Magazine, November 2018

Rider Magazine cover, November 2018. So I?m pedaling away recently on my turbo trainer and reading through old issues, Rider magazine and others. I n ...

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Rider Magazine, December 2018

Rider Magazine cover, December 2018. I always enjoy Eric Trow?s Stayin? Safe articles and have learned a lot from them. I wanted to comment on Novemb ...

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Rider Magazine, January 2019

Rider Magazine cover, January 2019. About six years ago I went camping with a friend and within minutes of setting up, he came to the fire pit with a ...

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Turning the CB250 RS into a vintage-style Honda trail bike

We love seeing ugly ducklings turned into graceful swans. After all, anyone can make a Ducati SportClassic look good?but a cheap 1980s commuter bike ...

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Continental ContiGO! Tires | Gear Review

Continental ContiGO! Tires. My 2006 Triumph Bonneville T100 gets a good deal of use in the local area, putting on quite a few miles every month. And w ...