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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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PURVEYORS OF STYLE: Triumph Thruxton R by Untitled Motorcycl

Written by Martin Hodgson When purveyors of sophistication and style for more than half a century, GQ Magazine, were looking for someone to build the ...

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American Honda and REVER Join Forces to Support Pediatric Br

American Honda and REVER, the world?s largest motorcycle ride-planning, tracking and sharing app, have challenged riders of all motorcycle brands ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 29 September, 2019

A Ducati Panigale 899 with a 1950s sci-fi vibe, a super-stylish Honda CB900 Bol D?Or from Australia, a look at the new Bullit Hero 50 scrambler, and ...

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GET LOST, GET FOUND: Lost Motos

It seems fitting on the day over 100,000 gentlefolk take to the streets riding for mental health and prostate cancer on the annual Distinguished Gent ...

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DOUBLE DUTCH: Yamaha XT600 by Pancake Customs

Written by Martin Hodgson It’s long been said that travel broadens the mind and there is nothing like a trip to the Sahara desert to teach a g ...

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WHEN SOMEDAY IS TODAY: Ducati Multistrada 1000S DS by Nico D

Written by Tim Huber. Unlike the Hypermotard, MH900e, Supermono, and Sport Classic, Pierre Terblanche?s design for the original Ducati Multistrada re ...

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White Hot: Upcycle hot rods the Yamaha XS1100

We don?t see many Yamaha XS1100s around these days, which is a shame?it was an absolute beast of a machine. It was often called the ?XS 11,? because ...

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Impetus: A Moto Guzzi Griso from Officine Rossopuro

Moto Guzzi have produced some truly iconic motorcycles over the years, but they’ve also made some serious design missteps. We reckon the Griso ...

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Birthday bobber: A Kawasaki W650 from 2LOUD Custom

What does the guy that has everything buy himself for his birthday" For one enthusiast, the answer is something he’s wanted since his yout ...

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WASABI BURN: Kawasaki W800 by Schlachtwerk

Written by Martin Hodgson Nobody goes for Sushi to only have just one piece, and the world’s best Kawasaki W builder has taken the same attitud ...

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2020 Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin | First Look Review

For 2020, Honda has updated its Africa Twin platform–now designated CRF1100L–with a larger, more powerful engine, new electronics and more ...

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Volte Face: Walt Siegl goes electric

Walt Siegl builds dream machines. They?re analog fantasies on two wheels: limited edition European thoroughbreds packed with unobtanium components an ...

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METAL OF HONOR: Honda CB450 DX by JM Customs

Written by Tim Huber. Last time we checked in with Scotland?s JM Customs, James Moir and his team had just completed a gorgeous V65 Moto Guzzi scramb ...

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AFT Twins Champ Crowned at Minnesota Mile

Nothing’s ever easy in flat track racing, and last Saturday’s race was everything but. None of it stopped Salinas, California’s Bria ...

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Road Tested: the Icon 1000 Nightbreed collection

Portland-based Icon Motorsports traditionally makes in-your-face riding gear with a strong street hooligan vibe. But their Icon 1000 label walks a sl ...

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Alpinestars Releases Randy Mamola Legends Series Supertech R

Alpinestars adds Randy Mamola replica boot to the Legends Collection of Supertech R Race Replica boots.  Begin Press Release:  ALPINESTARS PRESENTS ...

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A 21st century update for the classic BMW R90/6

Custom motorcycles are often criticized for putting aesthetics over functionality. But performance is still at the top of the list for builders like ...

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BAVARIAN BLUE: BMW R80 by La Motocicletta

Written by Tim Huber. Literally Italian for ?motorbike?, La Motocicletta is a small shop in Italy that approaches custom building from a different va ...

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Retrospective: 1971-1977 Healey 1000/4

1971 Healey 1000/4, Prototype #2. Owner: Thomas Harper, Garden Grove, California. This has to be one of the least-known motorcycles built since the ...

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Shine On: The AMD-Winning custom Harley Softail Deuce

What does it take to rack up two wins and four podiums, in the Modified Harley-Davidson class at the AMD World Championships" Whatever it is, th ...

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OLD SCHOOL COOL: Custom Works ZON Knucklehead Chopper

Written by Martin Hodgson The last time we visited the rural village of Hino in the Shiga Prefecture of Japan we brought to you Custom Works ZON̵ ...

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Dainese Announces 2019 North American Custom Works Tour

Here’s your chance to get a fully customized Dainese suit, made by the same people who put Rossi’s suit together. Begin press release: Da ...

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Trick: A BMX-style SYM from Hide Work Custom

Growing up, I had a special bond with my BMX. It was my ticket to autonomy, freedom, and independence, and my 20-inch represented a distilled version ...

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New Gear: Klock Werks Flare Windshield for Indian Scout

Klock Werks Flare Air Management System for Indian Scout and Scout Sixty. Klock Werks has created a Flare Air Management Kit for the 2015-2019 Indi ...

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Metzler Racetec RR Now Available in 18-inch Sizing in North

State-of-the-art rubber for vintage bikes. The Metzler Racetec RR brings modern-day performance to the bikes of yesteryear.  Begin Press Release:  ...

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Johann Zarco Replaced by Mika Kallio for the Remainder of th

KTM and Johann Zarco will part ways earlier than expected.  Begin Press Release:  Johann Zarco replaced by Mika Kallio for rest of 2019 season The ...

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There’s a New Arai in Town

We can’t help it, we get excited about new gear even after all these years ? and a new Arai helmet, handmade in the land of the rising sun, is a ...

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SECOND COMING: Triumph Speed Triple by Ludwig Motorcycles

Written by Tim Huber. Artists and builders tend to be extremely critical of their own work. With the benefit of hindsight, it can be hard not to go b ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 15 September, 2019

A low-riding Sportster cafe racer from Andorra, an angular Royal Enfield Continental from India, a Honda RCB 1000 homage from France and a 162-horsep ...

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Chopper Rescue: A classic Honda restoration by HB-Custom

With clean lines and timeless styling, the Honda CB500 Four is one of the most fetching machines the Japanese marque has ever produced. If you had on ...

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TRACK WEAPON: Ducati 1098 by Walt Siegl Motorcycles

Written by Martin Hodgson A modern sportbike is an amazing thing; 200+hp, ultra-advanced electronics and top of the line suspension and brakes. But a ...

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Cortech Dino Leather Jacket | Gear Review

Cortech Dino Leather Jacket. Today?s riders enjoy a wealth of high-tech riding gear such as synthetic-material, abrasion-resistant jackets with won ...

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A Norton Commando 750 gets the Retrospeed treatment

Like most folks with even a passing interest in motorcycling, we?re suckers for a good Norton. And they don?t come much better than this beauty?a 197 ...

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ORANGE IS THE NEW BRAAP: 1978 KTM GS250 by Sam Customs

Written by Martin Hodgson On the edge of a crystal clear lake, with its stunning historic buildings and sweeping views of the Alps, Thun, Switzerland ...

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New Gear: MachineartMoto X-Head Cylinder Guards

MachineartMoto X-Head Cylinder Guards on a BMW R 1250 RT. MachineartMoto has announced the new X-Head 1250 cylinder head guards for 2019 BMW R 1250 ...

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Quadro Qooter Qoming to America

What the" It’s a Qooder, that’s what, “the only four-wheeled tilting street vehicle in the world, and an all-new, one-of-a-kind ...

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Built to Shred: A 2015 Thruxton custom from FCR Original

Triumph’s previous generation air-cooled modern classics are true sleepers, with stacks of potential waiting to be unlocked. Pick up a neat sec ...

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DROP DEAD GORGEOUS: 1986 Ducati Cagiva Alazzurra

Written by Martin Hodgson For just over a decade, beginning in the early ’80s, the Cagiva brand was the king and dominant force in Italian moto ...

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New Gear: Tourmaster Intake Air 5.0 Mesh Jacket

Tourmaster Intake Air 5.0 Mesh Jacket in men’s (left) and women’s (right) sizes. Because not every ride starts (or ends) hot and dry, t ...

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Indian Introduces Thunder Stroke 116, Roadmaster Dark Horse,

2020 Indian Roadmaster Dark Horse Last week Indian unveiled the limited-edition Scout 100th Anniversary and new Scout Bobber Twenty as part of its ...

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Harley Sportster 1200 ? The Purpose Built Moto YouTube Serie

?? There’s no denying the world of video content is becoming a bigger part of our daily lives. It’s something we want to start featuring m ...

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New Gear: Gold Wing Saddlebag Replacement Doors from Corbin

High-Capacity Replacement Doors for the 2018-2019 Honda Gold Wing, from Corbin. High-Capacity Replacement Doors for the 2018-2019 Honda Gold Wing, ...

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Trail Breaker: K-Speed mods the newest (and littlest) XSR

Based in a country where sub-250cc bikes rule, it?s no surprise that K-Speed has a serious knack for transforming small-displacement models into mean ...

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TITANIUM TRACKER: Ecosse Heretic by Roland Sands Design

Written by Tim Huber. There?s something almost sacrilegious about placing an exorbitant and exotic motorcycle under the grinder for customization. No ...

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New Gear: Techron Protection Plus Powersports & Small E

Chevron Techron Protection Plus Powersports & Small Engine Fuel System Treatment is available in 1-gallon, 10-ounce and 4-ounce bottles. Follo ...

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New Gear: Fly Racing Illuminator Backpack

Fly Racing Illuminator Street Backpack in High-Viz. Enjoy the convenience of a backpack while remaining visible to other drivers with the Illuminat ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 8 September, 2019

Quality over quantity this week, with four rather than five new builds: two Beemers, and two Triumphs. All are surprisingly practical, finely finishe ...

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Yamaha Announces Returning 2020 Street Models

The VMAX is back among Yamaha’s 2020 returning models! Begin press release:  2020 Sport Heritage Motorcycles Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, t ...

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Hot swap: A plug ?n? play Ducati Scrambler kit

Bad Winners wowed us last year with a sharp, purpose-built flat tracker based on the Ducati Scrambler. Now the Parisian shop’s raised the bar w ...

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Simpson Mod Bandit Modular Helmet | Gear Review

Simpson Mod Bandit Modular Helmet in white with gold mirrored shield. There?s really no beating modular helmets for convenience (though seldom are ...

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Dust Kicker! Justin Steyn’s Honda RS600 flat track bik

Flat track racing is all the rage in Europe and the States, but it hasn’t really caught on in South Africa yet. There’s no official race ...

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RACE READY: Triumph Legend TT ‘Bob’ by Mr Martin

Written by Tim Huber. Produced from 1998 to 2001, Triumph?s Legend TT is basically a more affordable, less flashy version of the Thunderbird 900. The ...

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A Ride Through New Jersey’s Northwest Counties

My Kawasaki Voyager reflects on the beauty of rolling, serpentine Route 617 that meanders through parts of Sussex County. Photos by the author. Alt ...

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Ducati Panigale V4 25th Anniversary 916 to be Auctioned for

Ducati Panigale V4 25th Anniversary 916 Ducati has announced a charity auction to support the newly established Carlin Dunne Foundation, in which a ...

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All-New 2020 Yamaha WR250F Released

Yamaha’s 2020 Yamaha WR250F brings the heat to the enduro game.  Begin Press Release:  All-New 2020 WR250F Headlines Yamaha?s September Int ...

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IXS Releases Classic LD Glove Cruiser

A comfortable classicly styled glove, the Classic LD Glove Cruiser from IXS can easily be a staple in any riders wardrobe.  Begin Press Release:  C ...

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Aprilia Launching Super Limited Production RSV4 X

225 hp, 364 lbs, neutral below first, and limited to just 10 units. Yowza! Begin press release: Aprilia RSV4 X, a special celebratory version of the ...

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Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 to be Auctioned for Carlin

Ducati will auction off Chaz Davies’ leathers from Laguna Seca as well as  No. 5 of the limited production run of the Panigale V4 25° Annivers ...

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Win: A NEXX X.G100 Racer helmet?customized to your liking

We?ve joined forces with NEXX and four of the world’s leading helmet artists to give you the chance to win your own custom NEXX X.G100 Racer he ...

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SHOVELHEAD SCRAMBLER by Sato Marine Cycle

Written by Martin Hodgson In a world filled with celebrities with no discernible talent and the scourge that is the social media influencer, there co ...

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New Gear: K&N Oil and Air Filters

K&N High Flow Air and Oil Filters. Improve your bike?s performance and protection with washable, reusable air filters and high flow rate oil f ...

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Loving Vincent: A world championship build from Moscow

Last year, Dmitry Golubchikov became the first Russian to become the AMD World Champion of bike building. The 31-year-old triumphed with an amazing h ...

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PAIR OF ACES: Kaspeed SevenFifty Limited Series

Written by Martin Hodgson. There is a fear amongst some about handing over large amounts of money for a custom motorcycle and with more manufacturers ...

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BMW R65 By Magnum Opus Custom Bikes

Magnum Opus Custom Bikes ...

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New Gear: Nolan N70-2GT Modular Helmet

Nolan N70-2GT Modular/Crossover Helmet. Nolan?s new N70-2GT helmet is based on its N44Evo crossover modular helmet, with a more compact profile and ...

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Indian Adds New Scout Models to its 2020 Lineup

Indian clearly wants to emphasize the new floating solo saddles on its limited-edition Scout 100th Anniversary (left) and new Scout Bobber Twenty (rig ...

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NEED FOR SPEED: Honda CD250U ‘Motoleggera’

Written by Martin Hodgson It’s frowned upon these days as we all get a little wiser, but the old saying ‘happy wife, happy life’ co ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 1 September, 2019

An Indian Scout from Austria, a Super Cub from Italy, a production electric bike from Australia, and a BMW from Texas?with a 1,500 cc VW engine. We&# ...