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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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The Divisionist: Federal Moto’s first BMW bobber

Some custom shops crank out the same style of build, over and over again. But for Federal Moto that would be terminal. Their crew is young, eager to ...

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New Gear: eGlideGoodies GD-3R Sealed Glove Box Door

eGlideGoodies GD-3R sealed glove box door. Add security, weather resistance and convenience to your 2019 Electra Glide Standard?s glove box with th ...

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New Gear: AltRider Headlight Guards

AltRider headlight guard on a Honda Africa Twin. Headlights are expensive, headlight guards from AltRider aren?t. AltRider offers headlight guards ...

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New Tour: Italy With Hear the Road Motorcycle Tours

Ride Italy with Hear the Road Motorcycle Tours. Ride Italy like an Italian with Hear the Road Motorcycle Tours. Check off some bucket-list items wi ...

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New Gear: Z1R Mill Gloves

Z1R Mill Glove. If you prefer a glove that?s so light and fits so well you can hardly tell you?re wearing it at all, take a look at the Mill from Z ...

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Honda CB250 Nighthawk scrambler by Urban Mechanics

Released in the early 1980s, the Honda CB250 Nighthawk quickly became an immensely popular model for the Japanese marque. That was largely thanks to ...

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IN YOUR DREAMS: Kawasaki ‘Nightmare’ Flat Tracke

Written by Martin Hodgson Telling someone ‘it can’t be done’ has proven to be one of history’s great motivators; Einstein and ...

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Moto Guzzi V75 1989 By Venier Customs

Venier Customs"The Corsaiola 02 is the evolution of the 01. The main differences are the build quality after years of experience is higher and we ...

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New Gear: Michelin Commander III Tires

Michelin Commander III tires. The newest addition to Michelin?s lineup of V-twin cruiser and touring tires, the Commander III, is designed to deliv ...

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New Gear: HJC F70 Helmet

HJC F70 helmet. A new generation of HJC helmets has arrived with the F70, with a fresh, unique design and must-have features. The F70 includes a fi ...

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New Gear: Black Dog Cycle Works ADV Accessories

Black Dog Cycle Works skid plate on KTM 790 Adventure. Outfit your KTM 790 Adventure with the rough, tough ADV-ready accessories from Black Dog Cyc ...

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Forza Ducati! The Multistrada reimagined as a cafe racer

We?re always impressed when a custom motorcycle design is so cohesive, it could easily be a factory effort. Or, at the very least, it has us wishing ...

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EDGE OF YOUR SEAT: Yamaha XV920 Virago by 485 Designs

Written by Tim Huber. Over the last few years Yamaha?s venerable Virago has become an increasingly popular platform for customization, trumped by the ...

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Riding ‘Shine Country: The Tail of the Dragon and Nort

Zeb and Bob Congdon at The Deals Gap Motorcycle Resort before heading up the Tail of the Dragon. Photos by the author. As I leaned into the corner ...

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Rider Magazine, January 2020

Rider magazine, January 2020 cover. Clem?s ?Wide Open Spaces? (Road Tales) in the December issue, where he mentions single-lane roads, reminds me o ...

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Retrospective: 1968 Suzuki TC305 Laredo

1968 Suzuki TC305 Laredo. Owner: Elwell Perry, Acushnet, Massachusetts. Nobody seems to remember the company hired by Suzuki to advertise the Lared ...

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KTM Ride Orange Street Demo Tour

2020 KTM 790 Duke KTM North America has announced its nationwide Ride Orange Street Demo Tour for 2020, giving U.S. motorcyclists more opportunitie ...

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Daboia: A vivid BMW K75 cafe racer from Matteucci Garage

There are pros and cons to picking a K-Series BMW as a custom donor. On the up side, Ks are more readily available than their immensely popular boxer ...

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LEFT FIELD, BUT SO RIGHT: 1984 Honda Magna V30 by MotoRelic

Written by Martin Hodgson Over the last ten years the custom scene has grown so big that you can practically build a show level bike with off the she ...

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BMW R100RT 1982 By Ellaspede

Ellaspede"It?s not surprising that the iconic silhouette of a Boxer motor could be the memory to spark Sam?s 1982 BMW R100RT build. Here?s how a ...

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2020 Harley-Davidson Softail Standard | First Look Revi

2020 Harley-Davidson Softail Standard Earlier this month Harley-Davidson announced two mid-year additions to its 2020 lineup — the CVO Road G ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 23 February, 2020

A classic Triumph flat tracker from the race director of the Wheels & Waves festival, a Virago influenced by 90s Japanese import culture, and th ...

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Westlake Tagand Special: A Guzzi 850 T3 from Deus

You’ve probably heard the word ‘bitsa’ thrown around these parts if you?re a regular here. For the uninitiated, it’s a motorc ...

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New Gear: Pyramid Plastics Rear Hugger and Handguard Extensi

Pyramid Plastics Rear Hugger and Handguard Extensions for the Yamaha Tracer 900/GT. Pyramid Plastics has launched a new Rear Hugger and Handguard E ...

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Switch eSCRAMBLER: the best-looking electric bike yet"

Electric motorcycles still seem like a brave new world in some quarters, but the technology is maturing fast and the novelty is wearing off. Shanghai ...

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INVITATION ONLY: 1947 Harley-Davidson Knucklehead ?SourKraut

When you get invited to take your bike to Germany to compete in the AMD World Championship of custom bike building, you know you have created somethi ...

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BMW K75 By Ton-Up Garage

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Touratech Zega Evo Pannier System | Gear Review

Touratech Zega Evo panniers installed on a Honda Africa Twin. Looking at a set of ?panniers? (from the French panier, or basket), or hard locking s ...

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Euro style, down under: Ellaspede?s BMW R100R

In the thriving world of BMW R-series customization, there?s a strong design trend in Europe that hasn?t taken off in other countries yet. The core f ...

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STROKE OF GENIUS: Yamaha RD350 by Jake Shellito

Written by Tim Huber. While it?s not his first custom two-wheeler, Jake Shellito?s entire bike building career had been leading up to this candy red ...

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Tokyo Nights: Upgrading the classic Honda CB900F

Unless you can identify a motorcycle just by its engine, you?ll have a hard time pinning down the exact year and model of this muscular Honda four. W ...

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BMW By Down & Out Cafe Racers

Down & Out Cafe Racers ...

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2020 Triumph Tiger 900 GT Pro and Rally Pro | First Rid

The 2020 Triumph Tiger 900 is not just an updated model, it’s an entirely new machine. The engine, suspension, chassis, brakes and electronics a ...

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SIDEWAYS IN STYLE: Triumph TR6 Flat Tracker by Christophe Ca

Written by Martin Hodgson There are millions of people who ride motorcycles around the globe; most on small capacity machines to commute through big ...

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Triumph By Garage Company

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Before the doors opened: The 2020 One Motorcycle Show

The grassroots custom moto show is big business now. The big events pull in hundreds of display bikes and thousands of punters, whether it?s Wheels & ...

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Ducati SS1000: Redesigning the SportClassic GT1000

Like any proper cult vehicle, the Ducati SportClassic was hugely under-appreciated when it was first released. That’s probably because it was a ...

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FIGHTING SPIRIT: Yamaha XV750 by Beekhof Motorcycle Builds

Written by Tim Huber. Building custom motorcycles allows for an immense amount of creativity and self-expression, though with so many new builds appe ...

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6D ATS-1R Helmet | Gear Review

6D ATS-1R helmet in Gloss Black. In 2016 we tested the ATS-1, the first full-face street helmet from 6D, a new company that had developed a patente ...

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Indian Throws Down the Gauntlet With the Challenger Challeng

Indian announced yesterday, in a bold, flaming arrow to-the-forehead marketing move, that it’s going to offer up head-to-head test rides with th ...

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Husqvarna Motorcycles Present Functional Apparel Street 2020

Husqvarna Motorcycles presents some stylish new street gear. Begin Press Release:  HUSQVARNA MOTORCYCLES PRESENT FUNCTIONAL APPAREL STREET 2020 COLL ...

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Aprilia Racers Days Program is Back for 2020

Wanna ride a new Aprilia as God intended" Aprilia is making it happen again in 2020, with a traveling circus of its latest wares beginning after ...

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Beach Cruiser: An Upcycled Suzuki GS650 from California

It’s not unusual for car guys to transition to motorcycle customization: after all, the skills required are similar. Johnny Nguyen proves that ...

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PROJECT TALOS: Honda CBX750 by Spitfire Speed Shop

Written by Martin Hodgson You see them advertised all the time, usually on eBay, a project that is 95% complete according to the seller and just need ...

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New Ducati Scrambler 1100 PRO And Sport PRO Are Focus Of Mas

Studying Ducati design with students who might influence the future of, well, motorcycle design. Begin press release: The first public appearance for ...

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Harley-Davidson Debuts Special Edition Paint For Road Glide

Factory-Installed Eagle Eye Yellow Special Edition Paint Highlighted With Large Custom Black Eagle Graphic Begin press release: The new Eagle Eye Spe ...

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Pirelli Announces Track Record Bounty Program for the 2020 R

Set a new track record on a Pirelli tire and Pirelli will give you money ? in the form of tires. Begin press release: Pirelli Tire North America ann ...

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Daily Driver: A KTM Duke II street tracker from Dubstyle

Twenty years ago, street-legal supermotos weren?t really ?a thing.? But in Europe, change was in the air?and the KTM Duke II was one of the catalysts ...

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NEW LEASE ON LIFE: 1979 Kawasaki KZ1000 by Motorelic

When the KZ1000 first rolled off the factory floor in 1976, it was the fastest production bike with a 1015cc inline four motor that produced a very r ...

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2019 Kawasaki Versys 1000 SE LT+ | Road Test Review

New cornering lights flare out the fairing lowers a bit and light the way through bends at night. Photo by Kevin Wing. Considering how popular the ...

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Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special with Eagle Eye Custom Pai

2020 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special with the Eagle Eye Special Edition Paint Option The new Eagle Eye Special Edition Paint Option is a custom ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 9 February, 2020

The BMW that took home the Best In Show award at Verona’s Motor Bike Expo, plus a Kenny Roberts-inspired XS650 from Japan and a gorgeous Suzuki ...

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2020 Indian FTR Rally | First Look Review

Built on the FTR 1200 platform, the 2020 Indian FTR Rally is a scrambler-inspired street tracker. Unveiled at the EICMA show in Milan last November ...

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2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT | First Ride Review

The 2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT offers more power, more sophisticated electronics, more touring features and cool retro styling. (Photography courtesy ...

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Hyper8: A race-ready Ducati Hypermotard from Analog

There?s an unspoken truth about building custom motorcycles: you don?t have to change everything. Sometimes it?s enough to just switch up a few parts ...

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2020 Ducati Superleggera V4 | First Look Review

Ultra powerful, ultra light and ultra exclusive. Say hello to the 2020 Ducati Superleggera V4. Last fall Ducati announced updates to its Panigale V ...

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A Hero Karizma scrambler from an Indian back yard

Some folks are dead set on making a career out of customizing bikes, even if they don?t have access to professional tools, a solid cashflow, or an ea ...

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CLASSICALLY TRAINED: ‘The Deuce’ Yamaha RD350 by

Written by Martin Hodgson It’s easy to look at big workshops full of the latest tools and be envious, imagining if only you had them at your di ...

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Racer Guide Gloves | Gear Review

Racer Guide Gloves (women’s version shown). Racer Outdoor GmbH may not be a household name here in the States, but it?s been making premium s ...

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BMW R100R By Rind Performance

Rind Performance ...

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Building a Street 750 custom with a No. 8 wire mentality

In rural New Zealand, where I am writing this, you often hear that someone has a ?number eight wire mentality.? ‘Number 8’ is a 4.0 mm g ...

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SHAKEN, NOT STIRRED: BMW K100RS by Tossa R

Written by Tim Huber. Unlike most creative mediums, custom motorcycle building isn?t taught in classrooms, and is instead of a mishmash of semi-relat ...

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2020 Indian Roadmaster Elite | First Look Review

2020 Indian Roadmaster Elite With a limited production run of just 225 motorcycles, Indian?s Roadmaster Elite returns for 2020 with a larger Thunde ...

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2020 Kawasaki Ninja 650 | Road Test Review

The 2020 Kawasaki Ninja 650 has finally come into its own, with a light restyle and TFT display capping off needed improvements introduced back in 201 ...

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Harley-Davidson Announces 30th Anniversary Fat Boy and New C

Harley-Davidson releases it’s 30th anniversary Fat Boy and gives details on the new CVO Road Glide.  Begin Press Release:  NEW FAT BOY® 3OTH ...

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REV?IT! Rides: The 2020 Adventure Rally in Mendocino, CA

REV?IT! Rides, a new kind of adventure rally from the folks at REV’IT!. Begin Press Release:  REV?IT! RIDES: THE 2020 ADVENTURE RALLY IN MENDO ...

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BSA A65 1971 By The Factory Metal Works

The Factory Metal Works ...

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Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide and Fat Boy 30th Anniversary

Harley-Davidson has announced two mid-year additions to its 2020 lineup: the return of the CVO Road Glide and a limited-edition Fat Boy 30th Anniversa ...

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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 2 February, 2020

A beautifully modified Honda Dominator from Spain, a CB1000R commissioned by Honda Italia, a $58,000 Laverda SFC, and news of a collaboration between ...

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Honda Releases Technology Simulator For Africa Twin

Get to know the Africa Twin. Well, its screen at least.  Begin press release: In an effort to help existing and potential customers better understan ...