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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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Chopper Rescue: A Honda CB900 revived by Purpose Built

We don’t usually go in for choppers around here?but we do appreciate the skill and effort that goes into building a truly stellar chop job. And ...

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RETRO REMAKE: Ducati 900SS Darmah Replica by Barn Built Bike

Written by Martin Hodgson You might meet the nicest people on a Honda, but if it’s passion you’re after then look no further than Italian ...

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The Breadbasket of British Columbia: A Sweet Ride in Okanaga

Bear’s, or Bear Frasch’s Farm Market, holds a special place in my memory. This market north of Keremeos is where I would stop as a kid tra ...

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Yamaha XS650 ?Techno Tracker? by Gunn Design

Did you know that the evergreen Yamaha XS650 was launched over half a century ago" Although the production line closed down in 1985, the air-coo ...

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Yamaha XT600 By Ironwood Custom Motorcycles

Ironwood Custom Motorcycles ...

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Moto Guzzi V7 By South Garage Motorcycles

South Garage Motorcycles ...

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2020 Moto Guzzi V85 TT | Road Test Review

In a parking lot full of beaked ADV-style touring bikes, the Moto Guzzi V85 TT Adventure stands out in many of the right ways: an eye-catching paint s ...

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Dirt Roads: An Appreciation

When the pavement ends, a new kind of fun begins. Photos by the author. Andy follows me across the border from Massachusetts into Vermont. We?re ri ...

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First Manufacturing Raider Jacket | Gear Review

First Manufacturing Raider leather jacket. Fashion trends come and go, but what never goes out of style is a well-made leather jacket. Based in Oce ...

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Harley-Davidson Is Now Offering A 131 Cubic Inch (2147cc) Cr

Officially, the crate engine is for Harley’s touring models, but one can dream of stuffing one of these into the Street chassis, right" Beg ...

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DESERT RAT: Harley-Davidson XL1200 Scrambler by Pittsburgh M

Words by the builder Kurt Diserio | Photos by Alexa Diserio When you think of a scrambler motorcycle, the last thing that probably comes to mind is a ...

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Backing Up Science With a ‘Sanity Escape Loop’

This overlook of Horsetooth Reservoir near the tiny town of Stout (population 47 1/2) is a convenient place to pause about three miles into the trip i ...

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Yamaha Motor Racing Signs Quartararo to ’21-’22

As Quartararo signs his Factory Yamaha contract for 2021-2022, we’ll be curious to see what the future has in store for Valentino Rossi.  Begin ...

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Urban Junglist: A tiger-striped ZZR600 from Holland

Some folks feel the urge to ride a different bike every few months. Others stay true to their trusty steeds for decades. But even if you?re the monog ...

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Ducati Announces New Ducati Scrambler 1100 PRO And 1100 Spor

New information arrived over the transom from the Land of Joy. The Ducati Scrambler family gets some new members, Ducati Scrambler 1100 PRO and 1100 ...

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SINGLE MINDED: Honda NX650 Dominator by KoolT Creations

Written by Martin Hodgson It wasn’t so long ago that walking into a motorcycle dealership with a handful of cash, large or small, was not only ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 26 January, 2020

A BMX with a 125cc engine in a replica Mongoose frame, a Harley Sportster converted into a motocross bike, a Ducati Monster from a Spanish race shop, ...

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Silver Surfer: A Honda street tracker from Black Cycles

The Honda CRF450X will go down in history as one of the marque’s greatest hits. Originally derived from the hardcore CRF450R motocrosser, it ...

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BMW K1100 By Vilnius Moto House

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LEAN & GREEN: Honda CB750 ‘Green Arrow’

Written by Tim Huber While Honda?s CB750 has undeniably played a pivotal role in the rise of the modern custom motorcycle scene, it?s become increasi ...

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Honda Celebrates 60 Years in the US with “Kokoro”

Kokoro means heart. Soichiro Honda is bracketed here by Dave Mungenast and his wife Barbara, who started a Honda motorcycle dealership in St. Louis, ...

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Built Under Pressure: HardNine?s Harley XLCR tracker

Building a custom bike is often beset with difficulties: there can be unreasonable client demands, unforeseen technical issues, cashflow problems, an ...

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BMW R65 By One Up Moto Garage

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Zero Frills: A post-apocalyptic FX from Droog Moto

It’s common for custom builders to develop a signature aesthetic, but few maintain it as zealously as Droog Moto. The husband and wife team of ...

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A FAMILY AFFAIR: Ønix Design?s 1978 BMW R100 ØD1

Written by Tim Huber. For most people, vehicles are little more than a means of transportation. For others, they?re a hobby, but for a small few that ...

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Battle of The Twins Redux: A 310-pound BMW race bike

In the lore of motorcycle racing, Battle of The Twins has few equals. First staged in the US at Daytona in 1981, the 50-mile series has spawned many ...

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New Gear: Edelweiss Bike Travel’s 2020 Tour Catalog

Edelweiss Bike Travel 2020 Tour Catalog. Thinking of an international motorcycle tour in 2020" Edelweiss Bike Travel has released its complete ...

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New Gear: Aerostich Transit 3 Waterproof Leather Suit

Aerostich Transit waterproof/breathable leather suit. After a six-year absence due to a lack of specialized materials, Aerostich?s Transit waterpro ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 19 January, 2020

A box fresh turbocharged Kawasaki Mystery Ship, a slinky Yamaha Virago cafe racer from Spain, a Henderson Model G converted into a vintage board tra ...

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New Gear: Nelson-Rigg Defender Extreme Route 1 Half Cover

Nelson-Rigg Defender Extreme Route 1 Half Cover. Nelson-Rigg?s new Defender Extreme Route 1 Half Cover ($59.95) is designed to be the last cover yo ...

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CREAM OF THE CROP: Yamaha XT550 by Zombie Gelato

Written by Martin Hodgson Wherever in the world you go, it’s not long before you find a kindred spirit who shares a love for motorcycles; it ...

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New Gear: Dunlop D908RR Dual-Sport DOT Knobby Tires

Dunlop D908RR DOT knobby dual-sport tires. For hard-core adventure riders who don?t shy away from difficult terrain, look no further than Dunlop?s ...

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Day-Glo dirt machine: A Hercules GS250 with an 80s vibe

There’s a constant tension in the custom world between motorcycles that are meant to be ridden often, and those that will spend most of their l ...

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New Gear: Star Brite Motorcycle Cleaning and Fuel Treatment

Star Brite Ultimate Bike Guard, Xtreme Clean and Enzyme Fuel Treatment. Don?t put your bike away for winter while it?s still dirty! Use Star Brite? ...

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Honda Rider Ricky Brabec Becomes First American to Win Dakar

Honda Rider, Ricky Brabec becomes the first American to ever win the Dakar Rally while subsequently putting an end to KTM’s 18-year run of wins ...

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Jorge Lorenzo, Max Biaggi and Hugh Anderson to become MotoGP

Jorge Lorenzo, Max Biaggi, and Hugh Anderson to be inducted into the MotoGP Legends Hall of Fame.  Begin Press Release:  Jorge Lorenzo, Max Biaggi ...

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New Gear: HJC i10 Full-Face Helmet

HJC i10 helmet. Built to replace the CL-17, one of HJC?s best sellers, the new i10 full-face helmet boasts a modern design at an accessible price p ...

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A street tracker with race-tuned Yamaha MT-07 power

Building a competitive flat track racer is downright scientific. Countless factors like weight, geometry, power delivery and gearing all have to be o ...

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New Gear: Michelin Road 5 and Road 5 GT Sport-Touring Tires

Michelin Road 5 sport-touring tires. Michelin?s new Road 5 and Road 5 GT sport-touring tires are designed to offer class-leading performance in wet ...

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Extreme Green: A Kawasaki ZRX1200R by deBolex

After a while, a lot of custom designs tend to blend into a homogenous soup: variations on a standard recipe, slightly tweaked by the individual chef ...

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THE LONG HAUL: Honda CB750 by Cody Fagan

Written by Martin Hodgson Few, if any of the greatest automotive masterpieces to have been built in the last hundred years went through the ‘de ...

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Retrospective: 1965-1968 Greeves 24TFS Trail 250

1965 Greeves 24TFS Trail 250. Owner: Glenn Mueller, Tehachapi, California. Few motorcyclists today are familiar with the Greeves name, but it was a ...

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California Superbike School Releases 2020 Schedule

California Superbike School celebrates its 40th year with a jam-packed schedule of dates and a brand new fleet of 2020 BMW S1000RRs. Begin press relea ...

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Arai Regent-X Helmet | Gear Review

Arai Regent-X helmet in Sensation Red Frost. Arai Helmets? premium full-face and open-face motorcycle helmets stand out for a lot of reasons. Chief ...

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Riding Central New Mexico

Astronomy, History and Great Roads Central New Mexico is a motorcycling wonderland offering up environmental and cultural diversity only found in t ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 12 January, 2020

A Gucci-inspired Ducati Monster S2R from Estonia, a classic Triton from one of Britain’s best builders, plus a short appreciation of Colin Seel ...

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Candy Crush: The last CB750 Origin8or will ever build

When Bike EXIF lit a fire under the custom scene ten years ago, Honda CB750 cafe racers showed up everywhere. And there was a simple formula for cust ...

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HEAVILY CAFFEINATED: Ducati 848 Evo by NCT Motorcycles

Written by Martin Hodgson On the salesroom floor of a motorcycle dealership, no sector of the market sees technology evolve as quickly as in the Spor ...

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Honda CB750 By Dirty Seven Motorcycles

Dirty Seven Motorcycles ...

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Tanks for Troops Auction Supports Infinite Hero Foundation

Custom FTR 1200 tank cover by McKeag Art. Good Ride is a 501c3 charity started freestyle motocross rider, custom bike builder and hooligan racer Ca ...

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E-Bikes: What Are They and What Do They Mean for the Motorcy

An e-bike built by Giant under its Liv women-oriented brand. This model, the Thrive E+ EX Pro, comes with a head light, taillight, front and rear fend ...

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2020 Liv Thrive E+ EX Pro E-Bike | Road Test Review

The Thrive E+ EX Pro is part of Giant’s Liv brand, the only major industry brand to cater specifically to women. An identically-equipped menR ...

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Turning Honda?s awkward NTV 650 into a funky roadster

Honda have made some truly beautiful machines over the years, but they’ve also had their share of aesthetic bungles. The mid-70s CB750, for exa ...

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TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY TRITON by Icon Motorcycles

Words by Tim Huber. First patented in 1952, Norton?s featherbed chassis was originally developed for TT competition and upon its release (and for rou ...

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Long Term Ride Report: 2019 Royal Enfield Continental GT 650

2019 Royal Enfield Continental GT 650. Photo by the author. MSRP $5,999Odometer: 1,958 miles When Royal Enfield unveiled to the world its pair o ...

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Tanks for Troops

Tanks for Troops is a silent auction of custom-painted Indian Motorcycle FTR 1200 tank covers to raise funds for the  Infinite Hero Foundation. In 20 ...

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Rev’It Metropolitan Ladies Jacket | Gear Review

Rev’It Metropolitan Ladies Jacket. One of my jacket pet peeves is zippers with small teeth; they always seem to get snagged and the tiniest a ...

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Alpinestars Tech-Air 5 Released at CES in Las Vegas

The Alpinestars Tech-Air 5 system is now designed to be a standalone product, wearable under any properly fitting jacket.  Begin Press Release:  AL ...

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A Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 built for F1 ace Charles Leclerc

He?s just 22, but Charles Leclerc is one of the fastest drivers Formula 1 has seen in decades. It was only in 2018 that he made his F1 debut, and las ...

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WAKING UP IN VEGAS

Thought we’d start the year with something a little different. Our friend and motorcycle photographer Errol Colandro wrote a raw and honest sto ...

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California Superbike School Celebrates 40th Anniversary

California Superbike School celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2020. Images courtesy CSS. California Superbike School marks its 40th anniversary in ...

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Holy smoke! A radical BMW K1600 B from CW Zon

The BMW K1600 B is both odd and magnificent. Odd, because the ‘B’ stands for ‘Bagger,’ when it’s really just a low-slun ...

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BMW R100 By Clockwork Motorcycles

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MotoAmerica Announces Mini Cup For 2020

?The Road To MotoAmerica? Is Geared Toward Young Racers Aged Six To 14 Begin press release: MotoAmerica has announced that it will add a youth progra ...

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Laia Sanz To Debut The New GasGas RC450F At 2020 Dakar Rally

For the Dakar’s introduction to Saudi Arabia, Laia Sanz will head up the factory GasGas entry with the new RC450F. Begin press release: Laia Sa ...

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Master of metal: Royal Enfield Electra 350 by J&D Custo

The past few years have seen a big change in the way a lot of custom motorcycles are created. Technology is everywhere, with many builders now using ...

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Dunlop Trailmax Mission Tires – Gear Review

Dunlop Trailmax Mission ADV tires. Adventure-bike tires are always a compromise, so they?re often categorized by their intended ?mix of usage,? e.g ...

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2019 Honda CB650R vs. Kawasaki W800 Cafe vs. Suzuki SV650X &

Three brands, three middleweights, three engine configurations, three very distinct personalities. Which one are you" Photos by Kevin Wing. Th ...

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2020 Polaris Slingshot Teaser

A new Polaris Slingshot on the way was no big secret. Now Polaris teases with a 15-second vid showing an angular nose adorned with daytime running lig ...