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Triumph Sign Ivan Tedesco And Clement Desalle As Test Riders

Triumph is charging into the 2024 and 2025 Supermotocross and MXGP seasons in full force, signing two popular and experienced pilots as test riders fo ...

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Aprilia Reveals New Limited Edition Rsv4 Factory And Tuono V

When a bike (or two) is so good, maybe Bold New Graphics are all it really needs.  Begin press release: The post ...

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Oldest New Bike: The Tw200 Hasn’t Changed In 35 Years

I recently had the opportunity to throw a leg over a 1996 Yamaha TW200. Or was It a 2008" Or a 1988" Who cares, they?re all the same bike. For 35 yea ...

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Speed Read, 28 February 2021

If you’re a fan of Japanese inline fours, this is your week. We’ve lined up Kawasaki GPz1100 and Kawasaki KZ1000 restomods, and a Honda C ...

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The Aprilia RS 660 Is Officially MotoAmerica Twins Cup Legal

The long-awaited announcement from MotoAmerica should make Twins Cup racers excited ? assuming you’re riding an RS 660. Begin press release:  ...

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Silver Shotgun: Italian Motorcycle Design of the 1970s

1971 Ducati 350 Desmo. Story by Paul d’Orleans. Photos by TED7. Like a glitter blast from a time-warp disco cannon, the ?Silver Shotgun? exhi ...

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Is Marc Marquez special"

Gold & Goose/Red Bull Content Pool He?s not even 30 and he?s already one of the most successful motorcycle racers of all time. After a meteori ...

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Sportiv: A more muscular BMW R18 from FCR Original

Few new bike launches have been as controversial as the BMW R18. Seeing a German contender in the cruiser market has perplexed many people, and some ...

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Michelin Joins 2021 Grand National Cross Country Racing Seri

Michelin continues to support the sport.  Begin Press Release:  Michelin Joins 2021 Grand National Cross Country Racing Series as Featured Sponsor ...

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Dainese Releases New Laguna Seca 5 and Imatra One-Piece Suit

Dainese has announced subtle revisions to its flagship men’s Laguna Seca 5 suit while simultaneously introducing a new suit for women.   Begin ...

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Moto Guzzi’s All-New 2021 V7 is Here

A hundred years after the first Guzzi and 54 years since the first V7 was sold in Italy, M-G launches its latest V7 for 2021. Power comes from an 853 ...

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2021 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R To Hit North American Showro

The 2021 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R undergoes some choice updates to further the adventure.  Begin Press Release:  FRESH IN DEALERS SOON: THE ALL-N ...

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The Sonora Rally is set for May 9th

The Sonora Rally has been delayed but is still on track to run in 2021.  Begin Press Release:  The Sonora Rally Carries On? In May Amidst Heightene ...

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2020 MV Agusta Brutale 800 Rosso | Road Test Review

The 2020 MV Agusta Brutale 800 Rosso is a canyon-ripping sportbike that oozes style no matter the setting, although the dramatic scenery doesn’t ...

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Box Fresh: A zero mile Honda CB750 Cafe Racer

For custom motorcycle builders that skew towards older bikes, nothing satisfies quite like finding a clean, low-mileage donor. But finding a motor wi ...

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The all-new KTM 1290 Super Adventure R is here

KTM graced us with details about the Super Adventure S a month or so ago, but now it?s time for this; the KTM 1290 Super Adventure R. Like the S, ...

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Top 5: Most bonkers bike races in the world

Bike racing?s great isn?t it" Whether you?re the one helmeted up and sat on the grid or watching it from the comfort of your favourite arm chair, ...

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Two wheels or four"

It?s not often we feature anything other than two wheels on 44Teeth (my sidecar being the obvious recent exception) but there?s no reason why we c ...

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How to build the perfect motorcycle.

Most modern bikes are really good. In fact some are almost perfect? but none of them are. So it got me thinking. Could the perfect motorcycle be b ...

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Fausto Gresini Has Died After Battle With Covid-19

A former grand prix racer, two-time world champion, and successful MotoGP team owner, Fausto Gresini passed away this morning from complications due t ...

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Rock Legend Joan Jett and Hip-Hop Star SAINt JHN Unite for

The pair will celebrate individuals ?Like No Other? who make up the Can-Am riding community. Begin press release: As part of its ongoing efforts to p ...

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Klim Releases New Edge Off-Road Goggle

After being impressed with Klim’s Viper goggle, we’re excited for the all-new Edge off-road goggle. Begin Press Release:  KLIM?S NEW EDG ...

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Snake charmer: Renard?s wild ?Anaconda? Honda XBR500

Estonia is one of the smallest countries in Europe, with a population of just 1.3 million people?about the same as the city of Dallas. But it?s home ...

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Triumph Bonneville and Street Twin 2021 models unveiled

I can remember watching Steve McQueen flying round the German countryside escaping from the Nazis, and thinking ?that?s cool?. And as much as I lo ...

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The cost of motorcycling; is it really that expensive"

Once upon a time, motorbikes were the things people bought when they couldn?t afford a car. Now, with the exception of young kids and a few moped ...

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2021 Triumph Bonneville Lineup | First Look Review

When it comes to immediately recognizable and genre-defining motorcycles, the Triumph Bonneville is at the top of the list. Dating back to 1959, the B ...

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Who?s going to win the 2021 WSBK Championship"

Is the 2021 World Superbike season a forgone conclusion" Will Johnny Rea make it seven out of seven" Will the Ducati boys put a stop to ...

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2021 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 | First Look Revi

The 2021 Harley-Davidson Pan American 1250 Special shown in Baja Orange and Stone Washed White Pearl. It’s official: Harley-Davidson has ...

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Play Mystic for Me: A BMW R80R scrambler from Warsaw

BMW Motorrad has a few quirky gems in the back catalog?like the early-90s R80R Mystic. As one of the last two-valve boxers before the four-valve R ...

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Speed Read, 21 February 2021

This week we?ve got a stripped-back Indian FTR 1200 from France, thoughts on the return of Buell, and a details of tweaked Honda Gold Wing from Italy ...

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COVID-19 Vs Bike racing

I think we can all agree that COVID-19 did a bit of a number on us in 2020. People were losing their jobs, their businesses and their lives, left, ...

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Riding 740 Miles in 2 Days on a 34-year-old 250

The author’s trusty ?81 Suzuki GS250 with route map taped to gas tank. ?What"! You?re crazy, son. I can?t believe it,? said my dad after ...

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Electric motorcycles; is this the future"

I can remember standing at the start line of the 2011 IOM TT waiting for the start of the inaugural TT Zero race. It was the first ever TT for ele ...

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Poke your dash cam up your botty

We?re already living in a Big Brother state. We’ve got the eyes of the establishment on us seemingly endlessly, and it?s been the case for s ...

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Electronic suspension vs conventional suspension

Computers are taking over the world, aren?t they" Just last night, my smartwatch told me it was tea time so I ordered a pizza on my iPhone, t ...

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Outdoor Gear Company Filson Debuts Moto Collection

When you already make outdoor apparel for the intrepid traveler and outdoorsman, progressing to motorcycle apparel only makes sense.  Begin press rel ...

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Blood Bikes Group Says ‘Thank You’ to Avon Tyre

Here at Rider, we understand the benefit of two-wheeled vehicles. From leisure, basic transportation and tools for emergency services, motorcycle ...

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Honda Announces Android Auto for Africa Twin

Honda announces Android Auto for Africa Twin. Honda has announced that 2020 and newer Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin motorcycles will now support Andro ...

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Ride For The Children Charity Event Rescheduled

The 3rd Annual Ride For The Children charity event is rescheduled for Sunday, October 3, 2021. Organizers postponed the event due to safety and lo ...

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Honda Announces All-New PCX Scooter and Other 2021 Models

Honda has announced one new and three returning small-displacement offerings, which include a sportbike and a trio scooters. Leading the charge for th ...

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2018 Honda Gold Wing Walkaround | Video Review

Our friends at Honda Powersports North American put together a walk around video of the 2018 Honda Gold Wing. If you’re curious about the fu ...

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Bruiser: A Harley Softail drag bike from Belgium

We’ve followed the wacky Sultans of Sprint race series since day one, impressed by the outrageous purpose-built machines that some of our favor ...

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Table for two: A Virago for a chef and his wife

Like the Honda CX500, the Yamaha Virago is one of those ?sow?s ear? bikes: it?s a challenge to make a silk purse out of it. Plenty of custom builders ...

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Happy Birthday Grandad Valentino (Rossi)

Today, on the 16th February 2021, nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi celebrates his 42nd birthday. For the last 20 years, he?s been ?Mr Moto ...

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2021 Benelli Leoncino | Road Test Review

Basked in the warm glow of a Pacific Coast sunset, the Benelli Leoncino?s styling is just as attractive as its price. Photos by Kevin Wing. Let?s f ...

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2021 Triumph Thruxton RS | Road Test Review

A punchy engine, a top-notch chassis and iconic style make the Triumph Thruxton RS one of the most desirable café racers on the road. A motorcycle ...

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Death Valley National Park Photo Essay

Kicking up dust on Saline Valley Road. ?Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death?? ?Psalm 23 Whether this well-known Bible p ...

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Inspiration from an Old Gent Driving a Buick

Your humble scribe endeavors always to be an ambassador for the motorcycling community. When someone else sends good vibes to me on two wheels, it fee ...

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Nelson-Rigg Commuter Tank Bags | Gear Review

Those who use their motorcycles for more than the occasional leisurely cruise know the importance of quality luggage. When faced with the predicam ...

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Shinko SR777 Tires | Gear Review

When I tested Shinko E804/E805 adventure tires on my Triumph Tiger 800 XCx a few years ago, I was impressed with their performance, mileage and va ...

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Dominatorr: Motoism?s Honda NX650 street scrambler

Boundaries are getting blurred in the custom scene. Genre-hopping bikes are everywhere, and it?s getting harder and harder to pigeonhole many builds. ...

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Motorcycle Safety: bikes aren’t dangerous.

How many times have you heard someone refer to a motorcycle as a death-trap" They?ve seen a couple of headlines about motorcycle safety, citi ...

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Dunlop Roadsmart IV Tires 10,000-Mile Test

Darrell Penning rides a 2016 BMW R 1200 RS. He rides a lot and has tracked the mileage of the tires he?s used from the day the bike was new till n ...

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Speed Read, 14 February 2021

This Valentine’s Day, we’re kicking things off with something red: a burly Honda Grom kit from K-Speed. Plus we look at Indian’s ne ...

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Klim TK1200 Karbon Modular Helmet | Review

Klim is a premium motorcycle gear manufacturer with roots deeply planted in the off-road, ADV and snowmobile markets. However, the Idaho-based com ...

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2021 Ducati Multistrada V4 S | First Ride Review

Houston, we have lift off! We benefited from using knobby Pirelli Scorpion Rally tires and the optional tubeless wire-spoke wheels ($600), which impro ...

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Aerostich Waterproof 12-Volt Digital Voltmeter | Gear R

I?ve got a few bikes that don?t get the regular exercise they require to keep their batteries in a healthy condition. Without a judicious schedule ...

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Kriega Trail18 Adventure Backpack | Gear Review

Hydration backpacks are much the same, right" A zippered bag with a couple of pockets that hold a water bladder, lunch and whatever else you ...

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TCX Rush 2 Waterproof Boots | Gear Review

TCX Rush 2 Waterproof Boots in Black The TCX Rush 2 Waterproof boot is a low profile, user-friendly boot designed for the rider with an active life ...

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Klim Ai-1 Airbag Vest | Gear Review

Airbag vests are becoming more mainstream, the technology trickling down from MotoGP racing to mere mortals like you and me. There are two broad c ...

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Husqvarna launches electric balance bikes

A ?balance bike? if you?re wondering, tends to be one of those little two wheeled wooden things that you see kids whizzing around Butlin?s on. The ...

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Docs say Marc Marquez is on the mend

Gold & Goose/Red Bull Content Pool The latest press release from the HRC Repsol Honda MotoGP team makes for positive reading for any Marc Marq ...

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Top 5: Ways to improve your bike for free

Nobody likes riding round on a complete bag of poo. But with the price of beer going through the roof and everything but our wages following suit, ...

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One-Eyed Racer: a retro CBR600RR from Francis Von Tuto

We?re suckers for retro sportbike style. And if it?s married to classic Honda build quality and engineering, you?ve got an intoxicating mix. That?s w ...

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Why do GP bikes look so different these days"

As Fagan quite rightly noted, Twitter went into a mini-meltdown the other day when Ducati unveiled their 2021 MotoGP weapon. Some people were real ...

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Stunning MV Agusta Brutale and Dragster 800 triples unveiled

MV have just unveiled the new MV Agusta Dragster and Brutale models and it?s given all of us a massive Casey Stoner. I mean, just look at them. Th ...

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More Details On Pirelli’s New Tire, The Diablo Rosso I

More than just black, round, and sticky. Begin press release: Pirelli announces the arrival of the fourth generation of the DIABLO ROSSO family wit ...

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Big Sled: A Ducati Scrambler 1100 from Officine RossoPuro

We’ve been lucky enough to ride most of Ducati?s extensive Scrambler range. Of all of them, the Desert Sled is the one we’re most likely ...

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The world’s sexiest motorcycle

Following Ducati?s recent unveiling of Jack and Pecco?s 2021 Desmosedicis, and a subsequent twitter marathon, there was only one thing for it; a l ...

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Dream Garage. How I?d spend £100k? if I had it

Let?s face it, I?m never going to have that sort of money to my name. That?s because as soon as I?ve saved enough cash to buy another bike, that?s ...

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Capital punishment for bike thieves

Have you ever had a bike nicked" I have, so I know from experience that it?s one of the worst feelings in the world. The feeling in the pit o ...

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iXS Introduces The Tour Pants Shape-ST

A true 4-season sport-touring pant that can handle the hot summer months. Begin press release: Motorbike riders often don?t consider trousers to be p ...

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2021 Honda Rebel 1100 | First Ride Review

The all-new 2021 Honda Rebel 1100 joins the Rebel 300 and Rebel 500 in Honda’s cruiser lineup. (Photos by Drew Ruiz) If you?ve taken an MSF B ...

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2022 Indian Chief Lineup | First Look Review

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Chief, Indian Motorcycle has revamped the entire lineup for 2022 (though the Chief debuted in 1921). In a no ...

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Umbra: Crooked?s Harley tracker is straight-up goodness

Crooked Motorcycles is a name worth watching on the custom scene in Europe. Just a couple of months ago, they impressed us with a crisp BMW K100 buil ...

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Who?s going to win MotoGP in 2021"

After one of the most peculiar seasons of MotoGP ever, which saw nine different winners over 14 rounds, predicting who?ll win in 2021 isn?t going ...

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The Italian Police Add The MV Agusta Turismo Veloce Lusso SC

You don’t want to run from Italian moto cops… Begin press release: 4 new Turismo Veloce Lusso SCS featuring the official Italian State Po ...

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Volcon Announces All-Electric Motorcycle for Kids, ?The Runt

With the Runt, Volcon offers the entire family a chance to experience off-road fun. Begin press release:  Volcon ePowersports, the first all-electri ...

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Grand Tourer: A Kaffeemaschine Guzzi for the long haul

From burly adventure bikes to baggers, just about every major OEM has at least a couple of touring-focused models in their arsenal. But what if you w ...

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Riding in the wet really isn?t that bad

How many times have you climbed out of bed with every intention of going for a ride on the bike, only to be put off by wet stuff falling from the ...

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Speed Read, 7 February 2021

Good news for muscle bike fans: there?s a new Suzuki Hayabusa coming. We?ve also got details of a stunning new custom from Hookie Co. inspired by NAS ...

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Rossi vs a Robot. WTF is Yamaha?s MOTOBOT"

Simply speaking, MOTOBOT is Yamaha?s autonomous motorcycle riding humanoid robot. But how and why have Yamaha decided to try and build a robot tha ...

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iXS Introduces The Tour Jacket Traveller?ST

iXS may not word its press releases in the most coherent language, but at least its products are solid. Begin press release: «I?m currently not avai ...

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All you need to know about the new Suzuki Hayabusa

Hayabusa means peregrine falcon in Japanese. Peregrine falcons are not only the fastest animal on earth, they also love to feast on blackbirds. An ...

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Modern motorcycle tech. Is it worth it"

Whether you?re buying a sportsbike, an adventure bike or anything in between, these days it doesn?t matter which of the manufactures have got thei ...

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2022 Suzuki Hayabusa | First Look Review

2022 Suzuki Hayabusa. There are few motorcycles on the market that have such an immediate association with speed than the Suzuki Hayabusa. Built to ...

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Obsidian Fighter: A Frisco-ed Sportster from Rough Crafts

Even though there’s been no official word from The Motor Co., it looks as if the venerable Harley-Davidson Sportster is slowly fizzling out. It ...

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Let?s have a shake-up of the UK motorcycle test.

The UK motorcycle test keeps getting more complicated, more expensive and, some would argue, more irrelevant to a lot of riders. Over the years, I ...

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HonDeath: An insane CL350 with 100 horsepower on tap

In stock form, the Honda CL350 is a mild-mannered street scrambler with 33 horsepower and oodles of vintage charm. The kind of bike you meet the nice ...

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A trio of champions for Buildbase Suzuki

2021 will see ex-Moto3 world champion Danny Kent and ex-European Superstock 600 champion Gino Rea ride the Buildbase Suzuki GSXR-1000R BSB superbi ...

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What I missed most in 2020

The thing that has been getting most of us through 2020 has been looking forward to 2021, when hopefully, we can put all of this COVID-19 nonsense ...

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All you need to know about the Husqvarna Svartpilen 125

Husqvarna?s street line-up has just been expanded thanks to the all-new Husqvarna Svartpilen 125, a bike that they say will ?open up the world of ...

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Arai Signs Jake Gagne and Josh Herrin for 2021 MotoAmerica S

Jake Gagne aboard his Fresh N’ Lean Attack Performance Yamaha Racing YZF-R1 Superbike. Photo courtesy of Arai. Arai Helmet, Inc. is proud to ...

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Goes like a bullet: A GT 650 by Goblin Works? Ant Partridge

Anthony’s wanted to tear into one of Royal Enfield’s new twins for a while, but the timing has never quite worked out. So when he needed ...

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Top-5: Grey Import bikes

Honda have decided they don?t want to import the new CBR600RR to the UK, and Yamaha won?t sell us a road registered YZF-R6 anymore – thank ...

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All-New Honda PCX Scooter, Return of the Ruckus and Metropol

Just as Nostradennis predicted last December, American Honda has announced a new nicely upgraded and more powerful PCX scooter ? also the return of th ...

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Lord Drake Kustoms Unveils H-D Sportster ?Urbantracker?

With shops in Miami, Florida, and Málaga, Spain, Lord Drake Kustoms builds unique café racers, scramblers, bobbers, brat bikes and street tracke ...

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?What is the best bike in the world"?

Having spent the last 25 years racing bikes and the last five years writing about them for mags and websites, I?ve been fortunate enough to have a ...

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Glamster: Lucky Cat’s Sportster drips with Japanese st

Remember the Sultans of Sprint drag race series in Europe" The man behind this brilliant idea was Séb Lorentz, who runs the Lucky Cat Garage wi ...