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Gaerne Dakar Gtx Boots | Gear Review

Riding on technical off-road terrain can be hard on feet, ankles, and lower legs. During stand-up riding, one?s full bodyweight is carried on the ...

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A Bmw Custom Inspired By A Snickers Bar (yes, Really)

What we do know that he’s the go-to guy for all of Rough Crafts‘ bodywork. He has only partial use of his right hand after an accident. ...

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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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STREET SLED – Honda FMX650 by Tomas Customs

Written by Ian Lee. The big single. The thumper. No matter how you refer to it, the large displacement single cylinder motor has been putting smiles ...

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Shinko 700 Series Dual-Sport Tires | Gear Review

Shinko’s 700 series dual-sport tires are suitable for light or heavier dual-sport and ADV machines. When it comes to dual-sport tires, there? ...

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A Dakar-Inspired Royal Enfield Himalayan from Fuel

It’s almost time for Fuel Bespoke Motorcycles to kick off their eighth annual Scram Africa expedition. It’s a 4,000 km dirt tour that hap ...

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SMILES FOR MILES – Suzuki FR50

Riding motorcycles makes me grin from ear to ear. I?m sitting here recovering from a motorcycle accident I had a few days ago. After a few broken bon ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 28 April, 2019

Each week, we scour the internet to bring you the juiciest five motorcycles that we haven’t already featured. Today we’ve got a Yamaha SR ...

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Lean, mean and green: A new Le Mans from Kaffeemaschine

Kaffeemaschine is one of the big success stories in the European custom world. Founder Axel Budde specializes in high-end Moto Guzzi cafe racers, wit ...

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Triton By Stile Italiano

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DUCATI DREAMING – 1965 Ducati Sebring 350

Written by Martin Hodgson Over recent decades Ducati has sat near the top of the Superbike pack, with the new Panigale V4R now the absolute benchmark ...

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Longhaulpaul Raises $18,500 for MS Charity on Yamaha Star Ve

Longhaulpaul (Paul Pelland) ran his 2018 Yamaha Star Venture on a dyno for 24 hours to raise funds for an MS charity and set his third world record. ...

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Retrospective: 1968-1973 Honda CL350 Scrambler

1968 Honda CL350 Scrambler. Owner: Jack Wagner, Grover Beach, California. Honda motorcycles opened for business in the American market in 1959, whe ...

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American Rookie Skyler Howes Wins the Morocco Desert Challen

Skyler Howes shows that he’s up to the challenge with a win in Northern Africa. Begin Press Release:  Rookie Skyler Howes Wins the Morocco Des ...

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Aprilia Open House Promotion on 2018 & 2019 Models

If you’re on the fence about a new ‘priller, the Aprilia Open House Promotion might be enough to tip ya over the edge.  Begin Press Relea ...

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BAAK builds a modern day ?Bathtub? Triumph

Triumph are great at recalling the past via the design of their modern day classics. But there’s one element Hinckley hasn’t brought back ...

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2019 KTM 790 Adventure and 790 Adventure R | Video Revi

Rider magazine traveled to Morocco to test the new KTM 790 Adventure and 790 Adventure R. (Photo by Sebas Romero) KTM’s all-new 2019 790 Adve ...

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New Gear: Shoei GT-Air II Helmet

Shoei GT-Air II Helmet. The successor to Shoei?s GT Air touring helmet, the GT Air II, features updates and advancements that make it better than e ...

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TXX Interceptor: A custom Royal Enfield 650 from Thrive

The new Royal Enfield twins are a godsend for custom builders. By modern standards, they are simple on both the mechanical and electrical fronts: you ...

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HOT ROD HARLEY by MLR Custom Coachbuilder

Written by Martin Hodgson The old saying ‘Think globally, act locally’ often has us in the custom motorcycle scene looking around the glo ...

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Continental TrailAttack 3 Tires | Gear Review

Most people go to the Greek Isles for sun-drenched beaches and blue skies, but we were there to try Continental’s new TrailAttack 3 tires, and C ...

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Stayin’ Safe: Riding Like Heinz

Improving slow-speed stability can be fun. No, really. This ?slow race? broke out after lunch with fellow riders and was just for fun. But it?s act ...

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New Gear: Mic-Off Cleaning Products

Muc-Off offers cleaning and protecting products for your motorcycle including dry chain lube and motorcycle cleaner. A clean bike is a happy bike. ...

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The man brave enough to cut up an MV Agusta F4 Senna

Cutting up an MV Agusta F4 Senna is a gutsy move. The F4 is a surefire future classic, and the Senna version’s carbon bits, and upgraded suspen ...

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TCX Baja Gore-Tex Boots | Gear Review

The TCX Baja Gore-Tex adventure touring boots are comfortable and protective. You can?t fake it when it comes to evaluating adventure boots. Meant ...

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First Annual Warrior Tribute Rally to Kick off May 11

Our friends at the Road Warrior Foundation are set to kick off their first annual Warrior Tribute Rally this coming May.  Begin Press Release:  Fir ...

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KLIM Introduces New Colors for its Off-road Line and Racer S

KLIM has introduced new colorways for its popular XC, Mojave, and Dakar off-road gear while also releasing details about its racer support program.  ...

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LEFT AND FAST – Triumph Bonneville Super Hooligan

Inspiration can come at any time. But when you?re thinking of building a Super Hooligan flat tracker, there?s probably no better place to be than at ...

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New Gear: Warm & Safe Heated Apparel

Warm & Safe heated apparel is available for men and women. In 1993, Warm & Safe founder Mike Coan developed the first rheostat-like Heat-tr ...

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Long-Term Ride Report: 2018 Suzuki Burgman 400

A stiffer chassis and larger 15-inch front wheel increase the Burgman 400?s stability at freeway speeds. Photo by Julia Lapalme. Odometer: 619 mile ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 21 April, 2019

An incredible Norton sidecar racer from Australia, a tribute to NCR co-founder Rino Caracchi from Italy, and a chunky go-anywhere BMW R100GS from the ...

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New Gear: D3O LP2 Pro Armor

D3O LP2 Pro armor is available in shoulder, knee, hip and elbow shapes. UK-based armor specialist D3O has released its latest in motorcycle rider p ...

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Bodacious: An 80s style Iron 1200 from Prism Supply Co.

Despite being steeped in the custom scene, Harley-Davidson doesn?t often donate bikes to custom builders. So this Sportster Iron 1200 from Prism Supp ...

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The 2019 Handbuilt Show

Words by Justin Benson | Photography by Speedy Donahue Sometimes we revive old motorcycles, and sometimes they revive us. Every April for the last 6 ...

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New Gear: CyclePump Expedition Tire Pump

CyclePump Expedition tire pump. Rugged, dependable and built for expedition conditions, the CyclePump Expedition ($115-130) fills your tire in two ...

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Re-Cycling: 2008-2013 Harley-Davidson FXDF Fat Bob

2012 Harley-Davidson FXDF Fat Bob. The time comes to us all when age and experience send us looking for a change, something less hard-edged and mor ...

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Favorite Rides & Destinations #7 is Live!

The Spring 2019 issue of Favorite Rides & Destinations is FREE and ready to view! Favorite Rides & Destinations is an online motorcycle ...

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Ernie Vigil To Race The Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE At Mexican

Vigil was originally going to race the Baja 1000 with the Scrambler 1200, but a training injury forced him to withdraw. Fully healed, now he’s r ...

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Royal Enfield Twins Hitting Dealerships Now And Will Launch

The 8-city tour will launch across the U.S. and Canada from May through June. Begin press release: Royal Enfield, the leader in the global middleweig ...

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The Omen: A Yamaha MT-07 With a Custom Perimeter Frame

His dad is a motorcycle-obsessed pilot who also rebuilds airplanes?so Jake spent countless hours helping out in the hangar as a kid. He built his fir ...

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New Gear: CruzTools RoadTech H3 Toolkit

CruzTools RoadTech H3 toolkit for Harley-Davidson. If you want the most comprehensive toolkit for your Harley-Davidson, look no further than the Cr ...

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Motorcycle Camping Basics

Setting up camp in New York?s Catskill Mountains with some showers in the forecast, so the tent rain fly goes on before hitting the sack. Photo by Ken ...

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KTM’s Motohall Exhibit Will Officially Open Its Doors

KTM has built a dedicated space to honor and showcase its extensive history, with a nod toward the future. Begin press release: Four weeks before the ...

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Mighty Guerrilla: A Harley Fat Bob from Rough Crafts

It’s been almost nine years since we featured the Rough Crafts ‘Iron Guerrilla‘?a murdered-out Harley-Davidson Sportster that flung ...

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SPECIAL K – 1985 BMW K100

Written by Martin Hodgson | Photography by Niall Porter When you reside within the custom motorcycle world and new people wish to join the fray, th ...

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Meandering Through the Hinterlands of New Jersey, New York a

A solo rider flying the twisties of the Hawks Nest high above the Delaware River. Photos by the author. When I head out for an overnight adventure, ...

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SUPERCHARGED SR400 – Oily Rag Customs

Words by Scott Hopkin | Photography by Ian Davidson The dust has settled for another year on the third Machine Show based in Braidwood, NSW, Australi ...

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BMW Confirms: New Cruiser Coming in 2020

Revival Cycles unveiled The Revival Birdcage at the Handbuilt Show in Austin, Texas, last Thursday, April 11. The custom bike was built around a new p ...

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Scorpion Sports Trey Overpants | Gear Review

Scorpion’s Trey overpants are designed to be worn over your regular jeans, for protection on the bike and an easy switch to a casual look off th ...

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2018 Honda NC750X | Road Test Review

Is this the perfect commuter" The Honda NC750X has a lot going for it: upright, comfortable seating, decent elemental protection, a user-friendly ...

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Kawasaki Good Times Demo Tour is Rolling to a Town Near You!

If you’ve been waiting for a chance to try a new Kawasaki, your wait is over. Begin press release: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. is excited to ...

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WP Suspension Develops New High-End Components for the KTM 7

If you’re looking to get the maximum performance and adjustability from your 790 Adventure’s suspension, WP Suspension has XPLOR PRO compo ...

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Baja Designs to Discontinue Dual-Sport Kits

Baja Designs will discontinue its dual-sport kits beginning August 1, 2019.  Begin Press Release:  Baja Designs Phasing Out Dual Sport Kits Baja D ...

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The Quail Motorcycle Gathering Announces Malcolm Smith as Ho

Off-road racing legend and industry veteran, Malcolm Smith will be honored at the 2019 Quail Motorcycle Gathering.  Begin Press Release:  Malcolm S ...

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MV Agusta Announce 2019 Dragster 800 RR America

The red, white, and blue edition of the Dragster 800 RR will be available in just 200 units globally.  Begin press release: The name ?America? holds ...

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Pirelli Introduces All-New Diablo Supercorsa Compound for Tr

Pirelli’s release below doesn’t get into much detail about the differences between the TD and the Supercorsa’s other compounds, but ...

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Yoshimura And Steve Caballero Join Forces On Co-Lab

Yoshimura and Steve Caballero join forces to collaborate on a small-bore moto t-shirt. Begin press release: Watch out when legendary, world famous sk ...

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Helmets For India: Road Safety Fueled By Art

A group of artists and motorcycle enthusiasts will kick off “Helmets for India” to promote road safety in India. Begin press release: Aft ...

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Baja Designs XL Laser Is The Industry’s First Auxiliar

No matter what you ride, a little extra lighting couldn’t hurt. The release mentions Jeeps and UTVs, but adventure motorcyclists can also benefi ...

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MotoAmerica Starts Saturday

Fine, American roadracing has lost a little of the pizzazz it enjoyed there for a while, but the racing itself is as gnarly as it ever was, and the la ...

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The 2019 Annual Flood Run is April 20

Wow, sounds like fun: 218 miles along the mighty Mississippi from Lake St. Croix, MN, to Wisconsin, and all over the place. All for a good cause, sinc ...

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Nexx X.Vilitur Touring Helmet Now Available

The Nexx X.Vilitur touring helmet brings with it a host of features to keep you comfortable and protected on the road.  Begin Press Release:  Ne ...

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2019 Triumph Speed Twin Recalled for Potential Coolant Leak

The 2019 Triumph Speed Twin is being recalled because a coolant hose may be too close to the exhaust system, creating a risk of a leak. The recall aff ...

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Pirelli Angel GT II Is Here

If you liked your old Angel GT sporty touring tires, you should love the new II.0 version, which Pirelli says are derived from World Superbike interme ...

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Indian Motorcycle Sponsors 2019 Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

Indian Motorcycles will be supporting the custom scene in Austin this weekend by sponsoring the 2019 Handbuilt Motorcycle Show. Begin Press Release:  ...

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FOX Factory Introducing Super Hooligan Race Contingency And

The Super Hooligan series has contingency money now" Things are getting serious. Begin press release: As part of its sponsorship of the Roland S ...

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Ride With Valentino Rossi At The Dainese Riding Master Class

The ride of a lifetime, the Dainese Riding Master Class is a school unlike any other.  Begin press release: The Riding Master Class in Misano Adriat ...

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Captain America Returns On A New HJC Helmet!

An updated version of the Captain America graphic, now on the flagship RPHA 11 Pro. Begin press release: If you watched the last Avengers movie, it i ...

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Yoshimura Introduces 2019 Ducati Scrambler Race Series Slip-

A significant reduction in weight and increase in power" That’s a win/win.  Begin press release: Since it came on the scene in 2016 the D ...

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Alpinestars Releases Limited Edition Kenny Roberts Sr Supert

King Kenny honored with a LE Supertech R boot by Alpinestars. Begin press release: The American MotoGP race weekend at the iconic Circuit of the Amer ...

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Harley-Davidson Teams With Trade Schools For Bike Build Comp

A cool opportunity for trade school students to showcase their talents. Begin press release: For the first time, local trade school students partnere ...

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Introducing the $10,000 Rizoma Design Challenge

Are you a designer looking to kickstart your career in the moto industry" A major new competition launched today by Rizoma could be just the leg ...

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DOUBLE ESPRESSO – Ducati Monster S2R

Written by Martin Hodgson | Photography by Keith Treder When it comes to motorcycles, it turns out that if you ask for ‘just what the doctor ...

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Custom Bikes of the Week: 14 April, 2019

We’ve got all shapes and sizes this this week?starting with a slick Triumph Bonneville kit, and finishing off with the cutest electric cafe rac ...

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Revival Cycles ‘Birdcage BMW’

Words by Justin Benson. Revival Cycles? latest build; ?The Birdcage?, at first glance – looks to be the work of a madman. Showcasing BMW?s newe ...

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Honda CB750 By Kaspeed Custom Motorcycles

Kaspeed Custom Motorcycles ...

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Birdcage: Revival Cycle’s Titanium-Caged BMW Boxer

Revival shop boss, Alan Stulberg, picks up the story: ?BMW came to us months ago and presented us with an engine, gearbox and rear differential drive ...

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2019 BMW F 850 GS vs. 2009 F 800 GS: Time to Upgrade"

The 2019 BMW F 850 GS may have more power, greater ground clearance and tons of electronic whiz-bangs, but is it really worth the upgrade from the ori ...

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Sena Momentum Helmet | Gear Review

Sena Momentum Helmet in glossy white. There?s nothing like a long, leisurely scenic motorcycle ride. Blue skies, warm air, engine rumbling between ...

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A new age of customizing: Fuller Moto?s Majestic ?2029?

One of the most genre-smashing motorcycles of all time is the 1929 Majestic. It looked like nothing else on earth?a streamlined Art Deco torpedo, wit ...

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New Gear: Arai RAM-X Open-Face Helmet

Arai RAM-X in Aluminum Silver. Image courtesy Arai. The RAM-X is a new premium open-face touring helmet from Arai, which means no corners were cut ...

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2020 Suzuki Katana | First Ride Review

The 2020 Suzuki Katana is a modern interpretation of the original 1981 GSX1100S Katana, with edgier lines and built on the GSX-S1000 platform. (Photog ...

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2019 Yamaha Niken GT | First Ride Review

It took a while to overcome my instincts and APF (acute pucker factor) before I could pitch the 2019 Yamaha Niken GT into wet corners at dry-road spee ...

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Shakedown 1979: Hookie’s super-practical BMW R100

The battle between form and function rages on a daily basis in the custom scene. As much as we hate to admit it, some customs are destined to spend t ...

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SIDEWAYS SPORTY – 2017 Harley-Davidson Sportster by MC

The Harley-Davidson XR750 is probably the most beautiful bike Harley has ever made. Which is ironic, because it was designed to get dirty, and gettin ...

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BMW R100R By South Garage Motorcycles

South Garage Motorcycles ...

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Racer-X: Testing the limits of electric motorcycle design

Electric motorcycles tend to look strangely conventional. Even the oddball $60,000 Curtiss Zeus has a ?tank? and a seat where you?d expect them to be ...

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DOM? PERIGNON – Honda NX650 Dominator by Forge

This is a story older than time. A common predicament many of us have been in. You buy a donor bike with all the right intentions to build one of the ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 7 April, 2019

We’re going from the sublime to the ridiculous this week, kicking off with a stunning Triton from Italy. We’ve also got a new XR1 from Bo ...

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A Rennsport-inspired Street Triple 675 from Jett Design

For riders of a sporting persuasion, the first-generation Street Triple is close to the ideal motorcycle. It?s light and handles beautifully, and the ...

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PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS. Plan B?s ?Flyin? ?57? Bianchi Moonshin

Written by Martin Hodgson As closely related as they are the custom worlds of two and four wheels rarely meet, having developed entirely distinctive ...

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2019 National Touring Events Calendar

Golfers might disagree, but one has to admit that the Quail Lodge & Golf Club’s driving range makes a dandy venue for a motorcycle show, wit ...