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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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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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How To Back Down An Incline With Your Clutch

Backing down a steep incline or slippery slope can be intimidating when the front tire loses grip. Using a technique to emulate rear-wheel braking is ...

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The Enforcer: an XSR700 from Ironwood Motorcycles

It?s just over three years since Yamaha launched the XSR700, and sales have been slow. That?s almost certainly down to the awkward styling, because t ...

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LONDON CALLING. Bike Shed Show 10th Edition

We were lucky enough to have local photographer and moto journo Tom Bing cover the Bike Shed show for us. He is friends with the Bike Shed crew and m ...

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Iron Range Ramble: Riding Minnesota’s Arrowhead Region

The Iron Man statue is actually named ?The Emergence of Man Through Steel? and honors miners? work through the Industrial Age. Photos by the author. ...

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Motorcycle Chains 101: The Sealed Deal

Chains are not only cheap and reliable, they?re the most efficient form of final drive for a motorcycle. When you boil it down, chains come in two var ...

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Indian Announces FTR1200 Artist Series

Five artists will create tank covers for the Indian FTR1200 Artist Series which will be available at select Indian Motorcycle dealerships.  Begin Pre ...

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Dainese Experience Presents: Riding Master Franciacorta and

Check out the latest from the Dainese Experience. Begin Press Release:  Dainese Experience Presents: Riding Master Franciacorta and Expedition Icel ...

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An MV Agusta Brutale 675 With One Foot in the Past

MV Agusta has an incredibly rich racing heritage that it doesn?t capitalize on. The Varese factory dominated the 500 cc Grand Prix from 1956 to 1974, ...

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Yoshimura Releases A Series Of New Exhausts For The Honda Mo

All kinds of new exhausts are now available for the Honda Monkey. Begin press release:  Straight Cyclone System The Honda Monkey has a retro styling ...

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Harley-Davidson Teams With Milwaukee Bucks For Limited-Editi

Milwaukee’s NBA team partners with Harley-Davidson for apparel. Begin press release: Harley-Davidson Motor Company and the Milwaukee Bucks have ...

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Ducati Island Returning Again To Laguna Seca For World Super

All kinds of fun and activities will be available for those venturing to Laguna Seca for World Superbike in 2019. Begin press release: Motorcycle ent ...

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2020 MV Agusta Superveloce 800

It just won the 90th annual Concept Bike prize at the Concorso d’ Eleganza, so what better time to announce that this stunning creature will be ...

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‘Chilli Mussel’ Triumph T100 by Heiwa Motorcycle

Written by Martin Hodgson. On the port of Hiroshima, in a nondescript two-story building with rust marks staining the roller doors, you’ll find ...

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New Gear: The Dainese Dunes Collection

With all of the hype around rally racing and adventure bikes these days, the Dainese Dunes Collection hits the mark for retro rally-inspired moto gear ...

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Carey Hart’s King Killer Indian Motorcycle

Carey Hart’s King Killer Indian is meant to be a spin on a road race bike that Hart plans on taking to the track.  Begin Press Release:  King ...

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Dab LM-S: The first Euro4 certified custom motorcycle

There are lots of grey areas in the custom world. The engineering on a factory bike is black-and-white in its precision: components are thoroughly te ...

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A look at the star of Villa d?Este: BMW?s Concept R18

It’s no secret that BMW Motorrad has a big-bore cruiser in the works. And the teaser campaign has been inspired?with spectacular scratch-built ...

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Racing To The Clouds: The Pikes Peak Zero SR/F

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb always delivers the thrills, but this year an especially amazing bike will join Colorado’s ?Race To The ...

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BACK TO THE FUTURE. BMW Motorrad Concept R18

The cat is finally out of the bag. When we say cat, we mean big black purring panther. We caught a glimpse of the BMW 1800cc boxer engine in Austin, ...

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Kenny Roberts Customized Yamaha YZF-R3 to Be Auctioned

Motorcycle racing legend Kenny Roberts has announced that a KR-customized Yamaha YZF-R3 that he and his crew built will be auctioned at the eighth ...

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Throttle Roll Motorcycle Show 2019

Photography by Nick Fraser. After a two year hiatus, the Throttle Roll Motorcycle Show was back with a vengeance last weekend, as the sound of rockab ...

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MV Agusta Fights AIDS at Cannes Film Festival

MO’s invite must’ve got lost in the mail to this year’s Cannes Festival, but we were there in spirit, as MV and Lewis Hamilton joine ...

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Thor: A next-level R nineT Urban G/S from Sweden

Using a BMW R nineT Urban G/S as a base, this blacked-out and carbon-fiber clad scrambler mixes craftsmanship with a generous helping of post-apocaly ...

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THOR DE FORCE. BMW R nineT by Injustice Customs

Written by Martin Hodgson Keep those two wheels turning; across the endless climbs through the Pyrenees, before taking the summit of Alpe d’Hue ...

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The limits of endurance: A BMW R80 with Ducati flair

The Japanese custom scene continues to amaze us. Even though the internet shrinks the world, there are still gems in the East waiting to be discovere ...

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SWISS MADE. Yamaha XS650 by Moto Incendio

Over the years the trusty Yamaha XS650 has found itself to be one of the most popular donor bikes around. And why shouldn?t it be. It has the Japanes ...

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HJC Helmets Presents Officially Licensed, DC Motorcycle Helm

HJC continues its lineup of comic-themed helmet graphics, this time with the DC comic franchise in addition to its Marvel-themed helmets. Begin press ...

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Randy Mamola To Race IndianxWorkhorse Sprint Racer

Randy Mamola is racing once again! Begin press release: Indian Motorcycle has announced that Grand Prix legend and crowd favourite Randy Mamola will ...

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MOTO PHOTOS. Deus Swank Rally.

Photography & words by Phoenix Naman When a weekend involves camping under the stars, fresh brewed coffee in the morning, hot breakfast and lunc ...

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Where the Road Ends: Alaska to Argentina Via the Darien Gap

How four military veterans made history with the motorcycle trip of a lifetime. There?s no wind in your hair or sun on your face when riding yo ...

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2019 Yamaha Tracer 900 GT | Long-Term Ride Review

Our fully accessorized 2019 Yamaha Tracer 900 GT. MSRP $15,087 (as tested) Mileage: 7,280 Last September I participated in the Three Flags Cl ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 19 May, 2019

A Vincent Black Shadow built from scratch, a CB650 built for just $1,250, a shed-built Moto Guzzi Le Mans, and an amazing timelapse video of a sandca ...

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Off brief, on trend: A Yard Built XSR700 from Hookie

Any designer knows: sometimes you need to give your client what they need, rather than what they’ve asked for. When Yamaha asked Hookie Co. to ...

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Drag Bike: A 130 hp nitrous-fueled Indian Scout Bobber

Right now, thousands of fans and motorcycles are converging on Monza for The Reunion?a weekend-long celebration of custom motorcycle culture. It̵ ...

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BUCKET LIST. 1966 Ducati Monza by Vantech

Written by Martin Hodgson | Photography by Jimmy Ban In addition to young motorcyclists and custom builders who’ve found a love for bikes of a ...

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BMW R80GS By NCT Motorcycles

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A camouflaged BMW K1100 (with an e-bike to match)

Traditional cafe racers are typically designed with restraint high on the agenda. But we’re just as enthused by customs that trade reservedness ...

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SLIM BOB. Colt Wrangler’s Harley-Davidson Fat Bob

The Colt Wrangler from New Braunfels, Texas, has become well known for building clean and classy looking smaller café racers and electric bikes. So ...

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TWIN TERRAIN – BMW R65 ‘Invader’ by 72 Cyc

Written by Martin Hodgson Somewhere in those teenage years most of us, wide-eyed and bushy-tailed, are bundled into a careers advisors office and ask ...

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Ducati Brings DRE Enduro Riding Academy to U.S.

Image courtesy Ducati. The towering Wasatch and Uinta Mountains of Utah will be home base for Ducati this June, as the Italian brand brings its wor ...

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Ernie Vigil and the Triumph Scrambler 1200 Finish Fifth in M

The Triumph Scrambler 1200 isn’t really supposed to be a race bike, but that didn’t stop Triumph from entering in the National Off-Road Ra ...

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Grey Goose: A Moto Guzzi 1100 Sport from San Francisco

One of the wonderful things about customization is that it can breathe new life into otherwise unloved motorcycles. Need proof" Just look at the ...

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Textbook Refresh: Untitled upgrades the Thruxton 900

We?re usually all about high-end customs here, but not everyone has the budget to put an extreme machine in their garage. And we know that many reade ...

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Two by Four: A pair of wild BMW S1000 customs from VTR

VTR have a rep for building some of the wildest BMW customs. There’s a regular stream of Bavarian metal rolling through their workshop, and it? ...

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Douglas Board Tracker by Sabotage Motocycles

Written by Martin Hodgson | Photos by Nic Walker Over the years we’ve noticed a common trend here at Pipeburn; some of the best workshops aroun ...

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Indian Motorcycle Launches Company’s First Ever Rental

Always wanted to try an Indian but couldn’t make it to any demo days" Here’s your opportunity. Begin press release: Indian Motorcycl ...

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An electric flat tracker rises from the ashes of Alta

Elegant is not often a word used to describe electric bikes, but this pared-down tracker is both petite and beautiful. It?s from a new shop called Bl ...

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The Quail Motorcycle Gathering 2019

Not only is Paulo Rosas the head honcho at the aesthetically pleasing moto gear brand Pagnol, but he is also a talented photographer that is always s ...

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Americade 2019 is a Stop on the AMA Gypsy Tour

Americade takes place every June in beautiful Lake George, New York, surrounded by great roads through the lush Green Mountains. Americade 2019, wh ...

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Yamaha?s GNCC University Returns to Snowshoe Mountain Resort

Learn from the best at Yamaha’s GNCC University. Begin Press Release:  Yamaha?s GNCC University Returns to Snowshoe Mountain Resort Top Off-Ro ...

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K-Speed tears into the Royal Enfield Continental GT

Just the other day, we praised the simplicity and affordability of the new Royal Enfield twins. They’re easier to pull apart than most modern m ...

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FAMILY AFFAIR – ‘Zeus’ Drag Bike

Photography by Tadashi Kono Growing up as a kid, Kevin Busch always looked up to his Grandfather. You see, his Grandfather was a mechanic, fabricator ...

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KTM 450 By Hombrese Bikes

Hombrese Bikes ...

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Indian Motorcycle Launches Rental Program

Image courtesy Indian Motorcycle. Indian Motorcycle has announced its first-ever rental program, Indian Motorcycle Rentals. Available now at select ...

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Northern Utah Loops

Northern Utah is an enticing mix of high country views, rugged mountains, intriguing history and fantastic roads. Photos by the author. I unfold a ...

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Review: Riding the new Indian FTR 1200

For a brand that only relaunched five years ago, Indian Motorcycle is making some bold moves. The Scout FTR750 racebike has cleaned up in the flat tr ...

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HELL FOR LEATHER – Ducati 749 ‘Arriera’

Every country has some national symbols that they are proud of. America has the bald eagle, Australia has the kangaroo, England has the Queen and Arg ...

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2019 Indian FTR 1200 S | First Ride Review

Inspired by the championship-winning FTR750 flat track racer, the Indian FTR 1200 S Race Replica is powered by a 123-horsepower V-twin and has a high- ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 5 May, 2019

From one extreme to the other: this week we take a look at a tiny Honda land speed record holder and the ginormous new Triumph Rocket 3 TFC. Plus a s ...

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Yellow but not mellow: A Kawasaki triple from Motobrix

The riding season is short in Toronto, with snow on the ground for three or four months of the year. But that leaves plenty of time for wrenching in ...

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Class Act: A millimeter-perfect BMW airhead from Sinroja

In just four years, Sinroja has become one of the most talked-about custom shops in England. As immaculately finished bikes set sail from the worksho ...

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AWARD GRINNING ? Ducati 796 X Drive-in Workshop

Written by Martin Hodgson. The agony and the ecstasy; that’s the roller coaster ride you learn to live with when you enter some of the world ...

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2019 Triumph Rocket 3 TFC | First Look Review

Be still our beating hearts: the 2019 Triumph Rocket 3 TFC is a drastic departure from the previous Rocket 3. Images courtesy Triumph. Since its la ...

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One Ride, 47 National Parks

A map of the route taken by the author, covering all 47 U.S. national parks. Forty-seven national parks, 17,335 miles, 67 days, three flat tires, t ...

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Yamaha Motorsports Expands ?Destination Yamaha? Experiences

Yamaha’s rental program coming to a town near you… Begin press release: Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, is expanding its ?Destination Yamaha?  ...

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MotoGP Front Runner, Andrea Dovizioso, Talks Braking With Br

Some interesting insight into how one of MotoGP’s best uses the brakes. Begin press release: Ranked number one in MotoGP after the first three ...

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Yoshimura Introduces Honda Super Cub Race Series Systems

Add a little badassery to your Honda Super Cub. Begin press release: The Honda Super Cub is back and Yoshimura has two high-performance options for t ...

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Ducati North America Brings Scrambler Summer Road Trip to Th

The Quail is about to get an injection of youth with the Ducati Scrambler Summer Road Trip. Begin press release: One of the United States? most prest ...

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Harley-Davidson Riding Academy Is Now An Official College Co

Now you can get credit for riding motorcycles as a college course! Begin press release: Second-semester college students at the University of Wiscons ...

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Energica Introduces “#MyElectric Academy” –

Interested in learning how to ride a motorcycle quickly, without the hassle of gears and a clutch lever" Read on. Begin press release: Riding a ...

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Husqvarna Launches 2020 Motocross and Cross-Country Range

It’s that time of year: new Husqvarnas! Begin Press Release:  HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES LAUNCH MY20 MOTOCROSS AND CROSS-COUNTRY RANGE CLASS-LEADIN ...

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WP Suspension Pro Components: Off-road Innovation

WP Suspension Pro Components allow riders looking for maximum performance to dial in their suspension settings in new ways. Begin Press Release:  WP ...

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KTM Motohall Opens In Mattighofen With A Full Program And Wo

If you’re a KTM fan, and anywhere near Mattighofen the weekend of May 11-12, get yourself to the KTM Motohall. Begin press release: KTM looks f ...

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Arresting: Renard?s ex-police BMW K75 RT

There?s a clean, sharp vibe to the bikes that come out of Renard Speed Shop. Estonia?s finest custom builders don?t have a fixed signature style, but ...

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‘THE PRIME PROJECT’ – Royal Enfield Interc

Written by Martin Hodgson Two of our favourite surprises of 2018 was the release of the Royal Enfield Twins and the emergence of South East Asia as a ...

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Honda CB360 By Old Empire Motorcycles

Old Empire Motorcycles ...