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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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The Keeper: Gasoline builds a BMW R series for Cam Elkins

You may not know the name Cam Elkins, but there?s a good chance you?re familiar with his work. He?s the man behind the brilliant short films called S ...

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BRAAP MUSIC. Hombrese?s KTM 450 SX Dirt Tracker

Written by Marlon Slack We totally get show queens here at Pipeburn. Something built and polished to within an inch of its life, destined to live out ...

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BMW R65 By Auto Fabrica

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Kansas Moto History: The Evel Knievel Museum and Twisted Oz

The Evel Knievel Museum is attached to Historic Harley-Davidson but draws support from the entire Topeka community. The world-class operation is obvio ...

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Bluestem Pastures: Exploring the Flint Hills of Kansas

Lower Fox Creek School at the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. Accessible by a decent gravel road and worth checking out. Photos by the author. A ...

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Royal Enfield Updates 2019 Himalayan With ABS, New Color

2019 Royal Enfield Himalayan in limited-edition Sleet color (shown with optional accessories). Photo courtesy Royal Enfield. Royal Enfield has announc ...

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ESCAPE FROM L.A. Ride Custom?s Yamaha XT500 Urban Enduro

Written by Martin Hodgson How do you haul ass in Hollywood" You go full metal jacket on a breathtaking Urban Enduro that’ll cruise with Be ...

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Michelin Scorcher 31 Tires | Gear Review

Michelin Scorcher 31 Tires. Touring tires on large bikes undergo a torture test every summer. Weighing 900 pounds or more fully loaded, these behemoth ...

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Rider Magazine, March 2019

Rider Magazine, March 2019 cover. Yesterday morning, I was sipping coffee and reading the latest issue of Rider magazine: EIC Tuttle?s tips on cold w ...

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Not your typical custom: A Kawasaki ER-6n from France

Every time I consider getting myself a super-sensible daily runner, the Kawasaki ER-6n pops up on my radar. It’s cheap, makes decent power and ...

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Yamaha XT500 By Red Clouds Collective

Red Clouds Collective ...

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2019 Ducati Diavel 1260 S | First Ride Review

It’s not quite a power cruiser, nor is it exactly a naked bike, and it certainly isn’t a full-on sport bike. What the 2019 Ducati Diavel 1 ...

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Michelin Anakee Adventure | Tire Review

The new Anakee Adventure from Michelin is an 80/20 on-/off-road ADV tire, and we put it to the test in both scenarios. Photo by Drew Martin. Adventure ...

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A Triumph sidecar built to deliver cold brew coffee

We love sidecars, but they?re usually sedate rather than sporty. And a classic café racer with a chair" That?s even more rare. So we love the l ...

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ROUGH AND READY. Pasquale?s ?111? Honda CB500 Cafe Brat

Written by Andrew Jones ?Gustavo from Pasquale and his dad are fucking legends. Just the absolute best.? That’s how our man Marlon Slack descri ...

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Tech Q&A: JIS vs. Philips Head Screws

JIS screws on a vintage Japanese bike carburetor. Note the small dot next to the cross slot. Q: After owning Honda automobiles and Japanese motorcycle ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 24 March, 2019

This week’s all about Yamaha, with a veritable squadron of cool customs from every genre?including a new SR500 from Shinya Kimura. There’ ...

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Spanish Flyer: A Honda CB1000R tweaked for the track

For power junkies, the Honda CB1000R is one of the best roadsters on the market today. The build quality is superlative, the Fireblade-derived inline ...

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BIRD OF PRAY. Hookie?s Evil ?Crow? Honda CB750 Cafe Racer

Written by Martin Hodgson In just about every ancient culture that spans the globe exists a mythology around the crow, and it almost always leads to ...

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Noise Cycle’s rad Street Rod 750 tracker gets a revamp

In the world of professional motorcycle racing, development is a constant grind. Hooligan flat track racing is the same. But here, the upgrades are d ...

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WERKING CLASS. Schlachtwerk?s Kawasaki W650 Racer

Written by Marlon Slack Schlachtwerk?s Tommy Thöring is obsessed with the Kawasaki W650. As everyone should be. They?re dead reliable, have handling ...

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AGVSport Palomar Jacket | Gear Review

AGVSport Palomar Jacket (available in men’s and women’s sizes). Having spent the better part of my late teens and early 20s scraping footp ...

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Pure and simple: A Bonneville T120 from Central Java

The 21st century motorcycle is a complex beast, crammed with electronics and trick engineering in the name of one-upmanship and regulatory approval. ...

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QUICK SILVER. Stephen Brisken?s Ducati 900 SS Cafe

Written by Andrew Jones How many 21-year-olds do you know with a killer workshop and an amazing bike collection" The answer is probably zero. Th ...

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Bardahl Special: A ’48 Panhead from Switzerland

Where is the line between meticulous and just plain nuts" Because we’re sure Albert ‘Ash’ Aeschlimann crossed it at some point ...

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Animal Farm. Purpose Built Moto?s Yamaha XT250 MX Scrambler

Written by Tom Gilroy When you mention a Yamaha XT to any bike enthusiast a few things come to mind. Yamaha?s XT series set the bar in off-road racin ...

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Stayin’ Safe: One Man’s Junk…

With an excessive load of scrap held in place by a cable, that vintage flathead V-8 engine, along with the rest of the load, could soon be on the road ...

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Kyle Wyman and Pirelli Storm to Victory at Iconic Daytona 20

Kyle Wyman was always near the front during the 2019 Daytona 200, and even led the race for a stint. After getting shuffled a few places down during a ...

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Honda Unveils Custom Gold Wing at Daytona Bike Week

“Cool Wing” custom 2019 Honda Gold Wing. Photo courtesy Honda. Perhaps to prove that the new Gold Wing isn’t just for old guys anymo ...

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Fighting Talk: Harley design boss Brad Richards

Harley-Davidson is under a microscope right now: its every move is dissected, examined and critiqued. And there have been plenty of moves lately. The ...

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Erik Buell Is Back With Electric Vehicle Company Called Fuel

The irony is thick here with a name like that. Nonetheless, Erik Buell is back in the two-wheel business, but not how we thought. Begin press release: ...

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This BMW R nineT is a homage to Rickman Métisse

In the world of vintage desert sleds, the Rickman Triumph Métisse reigns supreme. It was a pretty legit scrambler in its day, and also one of best-l ...

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JEWEL, BRITANNIA. Old Empire?s ?Gypsy? Honda CB360 Cafe Race

Written by Marlon Slack When you?re as good as Suffolk?s Old Empire Motorcycles you don?t need to go hunting for work. Hell, their incredible history ...

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Indian Announces Fourth Annual Jack Daniel’s Limited E

For the fourth year in a row, Indian Motorcycle and Jack Daniel’s have joined together to produce an extremely limited edition Indian that is un ...

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The Killer: A front wheel drive motorcycle from Rodsmith

The concept of the patron is well established in the world of art. Charles Saatchi is almost a household name in the UK, but before him we had New Yor ...

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DOPE DIRIGIBLE. Kacerwagen?s ?Zeppelina V72? Board Tracker

Written by Martin Hodgson They were the original kings of the race track, but you won’t ever find a replica of one hanging out at your local ca ...

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Tourmaster Flex WP Touring Boots | Gear Review

Tourmaster Flex WP boots. I?m always on the prowl for riding gear that?s a step up from what I?m currently using at an affordable price. The mid-heigh ...

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Eric Bostrom Giving Away Custom Jacket To Help Get People Of

Since retiring from professional motorcycle racing, AMA Supersport champion Eric Bostrom turned to mountain bike racing to get his competitive urges o ...

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PIPEBURN INTERVIEW: Calum From DeBolex Finds Oil In The Bloo

Written by Andrew Jones What’s better than a movie about motorcycles" If you answered, ?A movie about custom motorcycles,? then you win th ...

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Spirit of the XLCR: A Fat Bob custom from Blacktrack

Blacktrack Motors have got cafe racer design down to a fine art. Their first build was one of the sharpest Honda CX500 cafes we’ve ever feature ...

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NEW MODEL ARMY. Gannet & Fuhrer?s Honda ?CB1000R-adical

Written by Andrew Jones Blame Akira. Blame Blade Runner. Blame Daft Punk. Blame whoever you see fit because, yes, we do have a rather unhealthy obses ...

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Riding the ‘Other’ Cape: Cape Ann

Mid-morning sun warms Kettle Cove at low tide. Photos by the author. When New Englanders talk of “The Cape,” typically they mean Cape Cod, ...

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Ride the New Ryker 3-Wheel Vehicle: Can-Am Announces 13-City

Can-Am is hitting the road with its 2019 Can-Am Ryker, giving current and future 3-wheel vehicle riders in 13 cities across the U.S. and Canada a cha ...

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Hot Tips For Installing Heated Grips

Heated grips are a treat on chilly rides. Not only do they make you more comfortable when it?s cold out, they improve safety by keeping your digits li ...

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Vagabund?s R nine T custom comes with official approval

Most of us take it for granted that we can modify our bikes. As long as the VIN number is correct and the modifications are not visibly unsafe, there ...

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MOTO PHOTOS: 2019 MBE Show, Verona, Italy

Written by Andrew Jones When you think about it, Italy having one of the world’s biggest and best bike shows makes total sense. Like Japan with ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 10 March, 2019

There’s something for everyone this week. We’ve got a Bonneville beach cruiser, a pair of high-performance Triumph Speed Triples, and a D ...

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Indian Unveils This Year’s Limited Edition Jack Daniel

2019 Limited-Edition Jack Daniel’s Indian Springfield Dark Horse. After previous versions of the bike sold out in minutes, this year Indian and ...

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Ground-up build: A Kawasaki bobber rises from the weeds

Everyone loves a good barn find story, but what about digging an old motorcycle out of the weeds" That’s where Edi Buffon found the basket ...

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FIFTY SHADES OF GREAT. Auto Fabrica?s Monochrome ?Type 10B?�

Written by Martin Hodgson When it comes to customising a motorcycle the ‘what’ hasn’t changed for more than 100 years; speed, sight ...

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2019 International Tour Company Guide

With its countless hairpins, riding in the Dolomites will put any rider?s skills to the test. Photo taken on Ayres Adventures’ Dramatic Dolomite ...

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Discover the Ride Expands Beyond Motorcycle Industry to Dall

New riders at the IMS Discover the Ride feature. Photo credit: Manny Pandya/Progressive International Motorcycle Shows. The Progressive International ...

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Feel the Illinoise: A DR-Z400 for the streets of Chicago

Federal Moto have the Midas touch. The builds coming out of their Chicago workshop are sharp-edged, compact and big hits with our readers. But somet ...

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KESSEL COFFEE RUN. Ironwood’s ?Latte Stormtrooper? BMW

Written by Andrew Jones Since 2012, Dutch shop Ironwood Motorcycles have pretty much dominated the classic BMW custom market in Western Europe. So mu ...

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BOXER BULLION. Untitled?s ?Silver City? BMW R80 Street Scram

Written by Marlon Slack We?ve had more airheads through here than a cheerleading college. We?ve had bobbers, choppers, cafe racers, trackers and ever ...

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X-lite X803 Ultra Carbon Helmet | Gear Review

X-lite X803 Ultra Carbon Helmet in Nuance Red. Does a rider really need a race-bred, made-in-Italy carbon fiber helmet with a translucent wash of subt ...

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Lightning Motorcycles Continues Teasing Strike With Charging

As the countdown towards the March 2019 launch date of the Strike, Lightning reveals the three charging options that will be available. Begin Press Re ...

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Retrospective: 1956-1962 Norton Dominator 99 600cc

1958 Norton Dominator 99. Owner: Cliff Schoening. Photos by Ralph Noble. This was the bike that got a lot of Americans excited about the Norton marque ...

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A Brough Superior SS100 surfaces in deepest Russia

The rare and beautiful Brough Superior SS100 is one of the most famous motorcycles ever made. Originally marketed as the ‘Rolls-Royce of Motorc ...

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PIPEBURN EXCLUSIVE: A Behind The Scenes Look At Royal Enfiel

Written by Andrew Jones It’s September 26th, 2017. Through a series of events I still don?t quite understand, I?m sitting in the boardroom of t ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 3 March, 2019

We’re back with an extremely oddball selection: possibly the world’s ugliest MV Agusta, a Yamaha XSR700 homage to Claude Fior, a gorgeous ...

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Jigsaw pieces together a Scrambler Ducati custom

We reckon the Scrambler Ducati is one of the best-looking factory bikes around. And the healthy sales figures bear that out. That makes it slightly ...

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MOTO PHOTOS: 2019 One Moto Show, Portland, Oregon

Written by Scott Hopkin It?s crazy to think that nine years ago we featured a few bikes from a random little show in Portland called the ?One Moto Sh ...

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2019 Kawasaki Z400 ABS | First Ride Review

The 2019 Z400 ABS fills out Kawasaki’s Z lineup of naked bikes. Based on the Ninja 400 ABS, it’s truly a sport bike sans fairings. Photos ...

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2019 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Standard | First Loo

2019 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Standard. Harley-Davidson has announced a stripped-down, fundamental version of its Electra Glide touring bagger du ...

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2019 H-D ELECTRA GLIDE STANDARD

Say you want a `Glide, but you don’t want any stinkin’ Infotainment" Here you go, meet the 2019 H-D Electra Glide Standard. With the ...

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Channeling Top Gun: A GPZ900R hot rod from Italy

It’s been over thirty years since Tom Cruise blasted across the screen in an F14 Tomcat, in the cult classic Top Gun. But who remembers the mot ...

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FORREST THUMP. Red Clouds? Twin Yamaha XT500 Enduros

Written by Marlon Slack The Red Clouds Collective are a Portland-based outfit that make bomb-proof waxed cotton moto gear. They make pants, shirts, b ...

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WPS Announces New Distribution With Heated Gear Manufacturer

California Heat brings heated gear to the Western Power Sports Lineup.  Begin Press Release:  WPS Announces New Distribution With Heated Gear Manuf ...