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Best Motorcycles For Smaller Riders: Seat Height 31-31.9 Inc

The Kawasaki Z650RS has a 31.5-inch seat height. (Photo by Kevin Wing) Choices for smaller, affordable motorcycles are growing, and that?s good new ...

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Suzuki Gs750 By Lord Drake Kustoms

 Lord Drake Kustoms ...

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Zero Celebrates 15th Anniversary With Limited Edition Dsr

Zero Motorcycles is celebrating its 15th birthday, while also helping support the National Forest Foundation with a limited edition DSR. The 15th anni ...

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Lightning & Thunder: An Ftr Flat Tracker From Sweden

The flat track bug seems to have permeated all corners of the motorcycling world?including Sweden. We love this very sharp Indian FTR 1200, which com ...

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Honda CB550 by Elemental Custom Cycles

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Editor’s Choice: An Alternative Top 10 for 2019

It starts with a ‘short list’ of about 25 bikes. Once Chris compiles the stats and publishes his list, I eliminate any bikes that made bo ...

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Favorite Ride: Mineral King and Sequoia-Kings Canyon Nationa

Yokohl Valley Road presents a series of serpentine switchbacks as it curves narrowly through groves of oak trees. Tar snakes, yes. Traffic, no. Photos ...

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Ducati “Ready 4 Red” 29-City US Tour

Starting on January 15, 2020, in Chicago, Ducati will kick off its 29-city, coast-to-coast “Ready 4 Red” tour, a series of entertainin ...

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Super Scooter: A NOS-fuelled Piaggio NRG drag racer

The words ‘drag racing? and ?scooter’ shouldn’t belong in the same sentence. But if you ask us, the idea of boosting micro-sized ma ...

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SuperStrada: Revisiting the Ducati 900 SS, 25 years on

Mike Vienne is a man obsessed by weight. His specialty is turning blunt knives into razor-sharp scalpels: or rather, improving sportbikes by strippin ...

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2019 PIPEBURN BIKE OF THE YEAR AWARD

Written by Martin Hodgson While Santa packed up his sleigh and headed off to fill his stomach with cookies, rum and hay, for Rudolph and the lads, ...

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Yamaha XSR700 By Sur Les Chapeaux De Roues

Sur Les Chapeaux De Roues ...

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Connecting Small Towns in Northeast Iowa

Looking back across the river at FB & Company, a bar in Waubeek. Housed in a century-old Stone City building, the place is very rustic but does ha ...

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Babes Ride Out 7

Babes Ride Out 7 attracted women on all flavors of motorcycles — cruisers, sportbikes, ADVs and more — to the golden hills of central Cali ...

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2019 Husqvarna Svartpilen 701 | Road Test Review

With a taller, wider handlebar than its sportier Vitpilen siblings and reasonably placed footpegs, the Svartpilen puts the rider in position to comfor ...

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Shoei GT-Air II Helmet | Gear Review

Shoei GT-Air II helmet in Redux TC-1 graphic. For sport-touring riders who prefer a traditional full-face helmet to a modular or flip-up style, Sho ...

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Mosko Moto Reckless 80L V2.0 Luggage | Gear Review

Mosko Moto Reckless 80L V2.0 Luggage attached to a BMW F 800 GS. Mosko Moto has some new ideas about soft luggage for motorcyclists. A good example ...

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Retrospective: 1983-1986 Honda VF1100C V65 Magna

1985 Honda V65 Magna. Owner: Van Krebs, Fresno, Ohio. Photos by Jason Keller. The motorcycling world looked upon this machine in absolute amazement ...

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Revealed: The Top 10 Custom Motorcycles of 2019

It?s always the hardest article to write, but also the most fascinating to research. Our annual roundup of the most popular customs on Bike EXIF reve ...

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New Gear: Highway 21 Motordrome Jacket

Highway 21 Motordrome jacket. The new Motordrome jacket from Highway 21 borrows its name from the first motorcycle boardtrack race complex, built i ...

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New Gear: Slime Elite Digital Tire Gauge

Slime Elite Digital Tire Gauge. Tired of that hiss of escaping air each time you check your tire pressure, knowing you could be losing up to 2 lbs. ...

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New Gear: SW-Motech Legend Gear

SW-Motech Legend luggage shown on a Harley-Davidson. SW-Motech has released a new side bag designed for select Harley-Davidson Softail models, the ...

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New Gear: Gmax AT-21S Adventure Helmet

Gmax AT-21S helmet. If cold weather doesn?t stop you from hitting the road or trail, you might like the new AT-21S adventure helmet from Gmax. This ...

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New Gear: Z1R Rain Suit

Z1R Rain Suit. Don?t let rainy days get you down, with the new rain suit from Z1R. This waterproof, wind resistant, yet breathable two-piece suit i ...

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New Gear: Helite Turtle 2 Airbag Vest

Helite Turtle 2 airbag vest. Helite?s new Turtle 2 airbag vest lets you be seen and stay protected, and it?s now available in Hi-Viz Orange in addi ...

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New Gear: Ranger Point Precision C4 Suspension Upgrade Kit

Ranger Point Precision C4 Suspension Upgrade Kit. Upgrade your Honda CB500X, NC700X or NC750X?s damping rod fork with a C4 Suspension Upgrade Kit f ...

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Best Budget Brake Mods

Your motorcycle’s brakes are one of the most important components, and routine maintenance is essential to keeping the braking system operating ...

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Warm & Safe Generation Waterproof Heated Liner | G

Warm & Safe Generation Waterproof Heated Liner. As cold weather looms, one debate reliably emerges on a riders? forum I frequent. On one side ...

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Rider Magazine, November 2019

Rider Magazine, November 2019 cover. When I read Mark Tuttle?s One Track Mind article last month entitled ?Open Their Eyes,? I could not ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 22 December, 2019

A jewel-like Hartford from Cowboy?s Chopper, a body kit for Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 owners, a killer vintage drag bike and a Ducati Paul Sma ...

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2019 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT | First Ride Review

Cornering lights get progressively brighter as lean angle increases. Photos by Kevin Wing. KTM?s 1290 Super Duke GT is a sport tourer that checks a ...

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Honda Reaches 400 Million-Unit Milestone in Cumulative Globa

1949 Honda Dream D-Type. The Dream D-Type was Honda’s first motorcycle. Images courtesy Honda. Beginning with the introduction of the Dream D ...

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17th Annual Blue Ridge Gatherings

The gently curving Blue Ridge Parkway helped us get to the Blue Ridge Gathering — and lots of twisty mountain roads that aren?t so well known. P ...

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A patina-laden BSA A10 from a DIY workshop in Bavaria

For every pro custom builder out there, there are countless hobbyists and enthusiastic amateurs. But whether you’re rebuilding a motor to facto ...

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SINISTER SCRAMBLER: ‘Black Villain’ Ducati Scram

Written by Martin Hodgson 2019 has been a tough year for those facing wildfires, from Europe to Australia’s East Coast, California to the vast ...

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Book Review: Mimi and Moto Ride the Alphabet

Three years ago I wrote a review of “The Adventures of Mimi and Moto,” a children?s book that follows “blue-eyed Mimi, a female ...

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2019 Honda Gold Wing DCT | Road Test Review

Honda?s latest flagship Gold Wing is a bona fide tour de force, with up to 123 pounds less weight than its predecessor depending upon model and a shor ...

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Stage Route to Deadwood: Tracing a Historic Route to the Bla

There are at least 17 oversized cowboy boots in Cheyenne, which provides the interested visitor the opportunity for a scavenger hunt to locate all of ...

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Keeping it in the family: A BSA Thunderbolt from Italy

If you lived in the 1900s or earlier, your career was probably dictated by the line of work that your father happened to be in. Entire lifetimes were ...

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‘Zen Motorcycle’ Joins the Smithsonian

Robert M. Pirsig’s book, “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,” has achieved near-legendary status among riders and non-riders ...

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Road Tested: Icon 1000 and Knox upgrade their bestsellers

This week, we’re looking at new and improved versions of two hugely popular pieces of gear: Icon 1000’s new Variant Pro helmet, and Knox& ...

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FAST & LEFT OF FIELD: ‘Have Fun Flat Track’

The resurgence of flat track racing around the world is no surprise; it’s fast, dangerous, fun and great for spectators to watch. Christine Gab ...

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TRI-WHEELED TRIUMPH: LC Fabrications Stunning Sidecar

Written by Tim Huber. Existing today primarily as a novelty genre of sorts, sidecars are without a doubt one of, if not the most seldom-seen style of ...

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New Product Spotlight: Leatt 5.5 Flexlock Boots

The South African company continues to broaden its product range with the all-new Leatt 5.5 Flexlock Boots. Begin Press Release:  Moto 5.5 FlexLock ...

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Segway Apex Electric Sportbike Concept Revealed in Beijing

Last month, personal mobility company Segway entered the powersports segment with an electric dirt bike and a range of off-road four-wheelers. What wa ...

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Heavy Hitter: K-Speed scales up with an XJR 1300 café race

We’ve seen some truly out-the-box builds come from K-Speed. They’ve done everything from Honda Monkey cafe racers to a Yamaha XSR155 that ...

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TIME MACHINES: EVE LUX and EVE 2020 by Bandit9

Written by Martin Hodgson This guy is like a hurricane, you see him coming a mile away, you can see a storm building on the horizon, you feel his bre ...

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Lewis Hamilton and Valentino Rossi Swap Rides in Valencia

Racing legends Lewis Hamilton and Valentino Rossi swapped rides at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Spain. Begin Press Release:  #LH44VR46 Gerno di Les ...

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A photographer’s perspective on the Mooneyes show

Japan is a cornucopia of eye-opening delights. The people are exceedingly polite, the whisky is top-notch, and getting directions in English is near ...

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Baltic Brawler: A BMW K1100 from Vilnius Moto House

We don’t see much custom work from the Baltic state of Lithuania. But judging by what we have seen, we suspect that the Lithuanian scene is und ...

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FLYING FIGHTER: BMW K1200RS by Ugly Motors

Written by Martin Hodgson From Lennon and McCartney to Ben and Jerry, famous collaborations have brought us amazing music and made life that little s ...

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SPIDI Launches A Motorbike Jacket To Protect Riders From Urb

No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you. This is really happening. Begin press release: The MISSION BETA concept-jacket integrates wearable technolo ...

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Flying start: An MT-07 supermoto from a first-time builder

We love customs that have that ?well sorted? look?where you get the impression that everything is in the right place, it all works well, and it?ll be ...

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Ducati North America Raises Funds for Carlin Dunne Foundatio

A fantastic display of affection shown for Carlin Dunne and his foundation. Begin press release: The New York motorcycle community gathered last week ...

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IT’S A BABY CHOPPER, BABY: 1970 Honda DAX

Written by Tim Huber. Hogan Jeffs has completed other Honda Dax builds in the past, but none like this. The New Zealand-based builder and member of N ...

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2020 Arch KRGT-1 | First Ride Review

The author flogging a 2020 Arch KRGT-1 along the Angeles Forest Highway. Photos by Alessio Barbanti/Arnaud Puig/ARCH Motorcycle. I?m going to be br ...

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Ducati Now Selling Authentic Racing Parts As Part Of The Mem

Instead of collecting dust, unseen inside an engine, retired racing parts from Ducati’s vast MotoGP and World Superbike collection can now be yo ...

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Bull Face: An R nineT Pure from Heiwa Motorcycle in Japan

The best thing about the Japanese custom scene is that it defies all conventions. Stroll around the annual Mooneyes show for example, and sure, you&# ...

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URBAN ASSAULT VEHICLE: Buell XB9R by Ruthless Customz

Written by Martin Hodgson We’re not the first to say it, but Erik Buell is a genius and over 100,000 examples of the sports bikes wearing his n ...

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Yamaha Announces Partnership with Motosports Travel

Want the VIP experience for select Supercross races" Yamaha and Motosports Travel has you covered. Begin press release: Yamaha Motor Corporation ...

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Road Tested: Gear from Icon 1000, REV?IT! and Saint

I’ve got a thing for stealthy, murdered-out gear. So this week, I’m profiling some low-profile pieces: the Brigand jacket from ICON 1000, ...

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The ?neo board tracker? that stole the show in Jakarta

After reporting on the custom scene for over ten years, it takes a lot to stop us dead in our tracks. But this incredible Harley custom from Smoked G ...

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IXS Offers All-Weather, Flame-Reistant Base Layer For Motorc

Base layers are great for year-round riding. They help keep you warm when it’s cold, and they wick away moisture when it’s hot. Now, iXS h ...

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iXS Introduces The All-Weather Tour Jacket Powells-ST

A sport-touring jacket for every condition. Begin press release: The Tour Jacket Powells-ST from iXS comes from Switzerland and is therefore by it ...

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GOOD WORK AIN’T CHEAP: Harley-Davidson Iron 883 by Gas

Nothing goes better with the image of Harley-Davidsons than hard liquor and tattoos. So when one of Gasoline Motor Co.?s best clients for commissione ...

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2020 Triumph Tiger 900 / GT / Rally | First Look Review

For 2020 Triumph has thoroughly updated its middleweight adventure platform, now called the Tiger 900, with a larger engine, a new chassis, new techno ...

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Arai Awarded First-Ever FIM Gold Medal As Maker Of Safety Eq

It’s a little interesting that this is the first time the award has been given to someone in the field of motorcyclist’s safety. Begin pre ...

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46Works turns the first-gen Multistrada into a looker

The incomparable Yokohama Hot Rod Custom Show went down this past weekend, and as usual the brightest stars of the Japanese custom scene pulled out a ...

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OUTSIDE THE BOX: BMW R75 ‘The Shark’ by Titan Mo

Written by Martin Hodgson The one thing you know about receiving an email from Titan Motorcycle Co. is you have no idea just what kind of custom bike ...

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Revival of the machine: Herzbube?s Indian Scout 101

BMW?s annual Pure&Crafted show is a goldmine for seekers of unusual motorcycles, and not just those manufactured in Berlin. At this year?s shindi ...

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WEAPON OF MASS SEDUCTION: MV Agusta ‘La Rouge’ b

Written by Tim Huber. MV Agusta has a rich and lengthy race history as one of the winningest motorcycle marques of all time with the Varese firm havi ...

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An Electra Glide built for Austrian mountain passes

If you’re looking for a classic American tourer, a Harley Electra Glide is just the ticket. They were popular with police departments for a goo ...

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Giacomo Agostini Now Has His Own Museum and It’s Open

Giacomo Agostini now has his own museum to showcase his immense lifetime worth of achievements and it’s open to the public.  Begin Press Releas ...

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Moose Project: An Enfield street tracker from Bangkok

Royal Enfield?s 650 twins have only been on the market for just over a year. But they?ve become a hit with both buyers and road testers?offering clas ...