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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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New & Noted: Women’s Motorcycle Jackets

Motorcycling is one of those rare pursuits where there’s more emphasis on men’s clothing than women’s. But there are more ladies ...

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Moto Adonis Xv750: The Definition Of A Modern Custom

The creator of this sleek Yamaha is 27-year-old Daan Borsje of Moto Adonis. Typical of the younger builders coming through, he?s based in Roosendaal? ...

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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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Ant: Hookie Co. customizes the Cake Ösa electric bike

The compact and modular nature of electric drivetrains makes them well suited to small utility motorcycles. But surprisingly few manufacturers have j ...

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Speed Read, 30 May 2021

The stories that caught our eye this week, including Gene Romero?s Triumph racer being sold, an MV Agusta that an 18-month-old can ride, and a cut-pr ...

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Max. Steeze: A CB350 Street Scrambler from California

Miguel Castro seems to be working his way through a checklist of custom motorcycle styles. His first build was a cafe racer, but then he moved onto h ...

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Isle of Man TT ? A lightweight shakeup

As I write this, I should be on my way to the Isle of Man for the 2021 TT Races. But I?m not. Because the 2021 TT races aren?t happening. Cheers C ...

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2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT | First Look

The 2021 Yamaha Tracer 900 GT – Finished in Liquid Metal Now in its third generation, Yamaha?s middleweight sport-tourer ? now called the Tra ...

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Motorcyclists have larger penises, study shows

The truth is finally out. A recent study says, on average, motorcyclists do indeed have larger penises than non-motorcyclists. The findings come a ...

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MV Agusta F3 Rosso | Motorcycle Porn

Ever made love to a motorcycle" No, me neither. But that might change when I see one of these puppies in the flesh. The 2021 MV Agusta F3 is ...

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Silent Alarm: The first custom LiveWire, via JVB-moto

It?s been a couple of years since Harley-Davidson revealed the LiveWire and sent shockwaves through the industry. It was the first battery-powered sp ...

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Racing?s easy, the bike does all the work?

I?ve lost count of the times I?ve heard people say things like this. But it?s usually said by people that have never raced, or even ridden, a bike ...

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‘A Dream Come True’ Video

Kit (on left), Guy, and the Moto Guzzi V85 TTs in Kaniksku National Forest. In 2020, Guy Pickrell won the Moto Guzzi ?Spirit of the Eagle Rideaway? ...

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2022 Yamaha YZF-R7 | First Ride Review

The 2022 Yamaha YZF-R7 is an all-new supersport based on the MT-07 platform. (Photos by Drew Ruiz) What?s a rider to do if they want a supersport b ...

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Alpine: An ice-cool Husqvarna SM 630 by Freeride Motos

Some custom builders get locked into one style, while others play all over the field. But Pierre Dhers at Freeride Motos seems to bounce between two ...

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Rally is my new favourite motorsport

One of my favourite things about racing motorbikes is that there are so many ways to do it. I?ve been lucky enough to have a go at quite a few of ...

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Highway 21 Radiant Heated Gloves | Gear Review

This is the first time I?ve purchased heated gear and only my third time ever using a heated accessory on a motorcycle. That has more to do with t ...

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Nelson-Rigg Sahara Dry Duffle Bag | Gear Review

As Egon Spengler famously warned in Ghostbusters, ?Don?t cross the streams ? It would be bad ? Try to imagine all life as you know it stopping ins ...

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History, Horses and Heavenly Roads: Touring Upstate New York

Saratoga is horse country and thoroughbred farms abound. The Triumph Street Triple packs a few horses of its own. Several times a year I ride north ...

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A Short Trip Back in Time: SFO Museum Hosts an Exhibition of

1912 Flying Merkel Twin-Cylinder Racer When you make your way to an airport, most times you?re traveling to another place. But right now through th ...

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Time Warp: A ?vintage? motorcycle built from scratch

A huge part of the custom scene is making modern motorcycles look older. Removing plastics, softening angles, fitting things like spoked wheels and s ...

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Jonathan Rea spoilt WSBK for me

I hate to say it, but my love for World Superbikes hasn?t got any stronger in recent years. And I know I?m not the only one. I put it down to one ...

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Speed Read, 23 May 2021

Our round-up for the week includes a well-used Moto Martin-framed endurance racer, and two BMWs; an R nineT and an R18. But first, we take a closer l ...

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Flying solo: Foundry?s Guzzi 1100 Sport street tracker

Building custom motorcycles is a changing profession these days. The lathe in the corner is oft replaced by a CAD workstation wired up to a 3D printe ...

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2021 Ducati Monster | First Ride Review

Testing the wheelie control on the 2021 Ducati Monster. (Photos by Gregor Halenda and Mike Levin) Over the years Ducati has produced several iconic ...

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Daniel Calderon: Ep. 12 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcas

Our guest on Episode 12 of the Rider Magazine Insider podcast is Daniel Calderon, Curator of Exhibitions at SFO Museum in the San Francisco Inter ...

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2021 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 Special | Video R

Testing the 2021 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 Special in the Mojave Desert. (Photo by Kevin Wing) Check out our video review of the 2021 Harle ...

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Happy Ending: Unik Edition refreshes a forgotten CB750

Anyone who’s been doing a job long enough has probably made a few rookie mistakes. For Tiago Gonçalves and Luis Gonçalves at Unik Edition, it ...

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Yamaha R7; Supersport reinvented"

When someone says ?Supersport?, most of us think of screaming R6s, CBR 600RRs, ZX-6Rs and the like. Whether you?re riding them on the road, watchi ...

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2022 Yamaha YZF-R7 | First Look Review

2022 Yamaha YZF-R7 in Team Yamaha Blue When Yamaha launched the MT-07 for 2015, it was hoping to build on the success of its MT-09, a rowdy sport s ...

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2021 Honda CRF300L and CRF300L Rally | First Ride Revie

The 2021 Honda 2021 CRF300L (above) and CRF300L Rally get more power and torque, a new assist-and-slipper clutch, less weight, and other improvements. ...

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Win a custom Sportster from a dream team of builders

Charity motorcycle giveaways are a dime a dozen, but this one is a cut above the rest. If you live in the US, it?s your chance to win a current model ...

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Bring the Heat: Motocrew’s Ducati 848 Evo cafe racer

When a new custom builder hits the scene, there?s no way of knowing if they?re a one hit wonder, or if they?ll be consistently good. And that?s espec ...

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Speed Read, 16 May 2021

We?re racking up the air miles this week, with a stunning new build from the top Japanese workshop Hidemo, a new chapter in the saga of the Easy Ride ...

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The Contender: Triumph Limoges’ Speed Twin flat tracke

Triumph France is about to throw the wraps off a new custom build-off contest for dealers, and we’ve got a sneak peek at one of the entries. Bu ...

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Reasons to keep your bike in the living room

Are you married" Do you have a significant other" Or do you live by your lonesome" You may think that to keep your bike in the livi ...

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Zig when others zag: Nik?s custom BMW R80

There?s a definite formula for BMW airhead customs. A few years ago, European workshops like Café Racer Dreams in Madrid figured out the recipe, and ...

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Bad drivers; is it time to retake your test"

Every day bad drivers cause accidents on the road. Most of the time nobody gets hurt, there?s an insurance claim or two to fix a bent bumper and e ...

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Favorite Ride: Rockies to Mount Rushmore

We rode from the Mountain State of West Virginia to visit the Rockies. After hundreds of miles across the Great Plains, we were ready for some elevati ...

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2021 Royal Enfield Meteor 350 | Video Review

2021 Royal Enfield Meteor 350 in Supernova trim (Photo by Kevin Wing) Check out our video review of the 2021 Royal Enfield Meteor 350, an affordabl ...

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Harley-Davidson Hometown Rally Set for Labor Day Weekend

The biker bash of the season is back and bigger than ever. Harley-Davidson has announced plans for the all-new Hometown Rally, a Labor Day weekend ...

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Circuit breaker: An Italian electric board tracker build

One of the raddest things about electric motorcycles is their ability to spark imagination. The possibilities are endless when you’re piecing t ...

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Dakar Prep; Paperwork and sweat

Who?d have thought getting ready for a major international motorcycle competition would be so complicated" We?re eight months away from the D ...

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I love summer

I love summer. And it?s not just because the ladies tend to dress more scantily. Although, I?ll admit, that is a bonus. No, I love summer because ...

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Second wind: A Yamaha DT175 reconfigured for the road

The Yamaha DT175 is one of those classic bikes that look ?just right.? With a small tank, fat seat and raised fenders, it?s a pint-sized enduro machi ...

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Top five British bike racers in the world today

Throughout history, Great Britain has had some ?great? British bike racers. Barry Sheene, Ron Haslam, Carl Fogarty, to name but a few. And althoug ...

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?The Bad Editor: Collected Columns and Untold Tales of Bad B

We all fight a battle between our opposites selves, between good and evil, between our inner demon and our inner angel. No one is all good or all ...

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Fine Wolf: A suave SYM 150 commuter from 2LOUD

The definition of a commuter bike varies from the East to the West. In Europe, a prime commuter would be something like a Royal Enfield 650. But in A ...

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Estoril: A radical Moto Guzzi Le Mans from Portugal

For most custom motorcycle builders, their creations are like their children: it’s impossible to pick a favorite. But sometimes there’s o ...

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Ace Machine: A scratch-built bobber with a KTM 620 motor

It takes a massive amount of imagination to look at a KTM enduro and envision a barebones bobber?and even more skill to make it happen. Luckily Edi B ...

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Speed Read, 2 May 2021

This week we?ve got a smokin? hot XSR155 in John Player colors from West Java, Harley?s cool and classy Electra Glide Revival, and a Moto Guzzi eBay ...

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Raising the bar: Vagabund gives the BMW R nineT a lift

We’ve always admired custom motorcycle workshops that keep pushing the boundaries. Austria’s Vagabund Moto have been doing good work sinc ...

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Cop this: Sinroja?s ex-police BMW R80 café racer

Sinroja Motorcycles have been producing sublime customs from their Leicestershire, England workshop for the past five years. This BMW R80 is their 17 ...

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The art of speed: The Raisch x Ram Katzir Triumph

Amsterdam-based sculptor Ram Katzir captures still life when he?s at work, but when he?s on two wheels, he likes to travel very fast indeed. His curr ...

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Speed Read, 9 May 2021

This week’s custom motorcycles come in all shapes and sizes?from a pint-sized flat tracker, to a stylish BMW R18. Plus we take a look at a tidy ...

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Honda Monkey: Super-Spreader of Happiness

2020 Honda Monkey in Pear Glittering Blue (Photos by Mark Tuttle) Happy birthday, pandemic! It?s been a long, strange year since the COVID-19 pande ...

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Riders Share Launches Rider Pass Subscription for Peer-to-Pe

Riders Share, the largest motorcycle sharing marketplace, has announced that bikers can now pay a monthly subscription for discounted rides across ...

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Has the Isle of Man TT died of COVID-19"

2021 will be the second year in a row motorcycles have failed to race round the Isle of Man TT Mountain Course. And we all miss it. For many peopl ...

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Oi, keyboard warrior; get in the sea

Just this morning I was sat on the porcelain throne, smartphone in hand waiting for the splashes and mindlessly scrolling through the endless reel ...

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Why I love two-stroke motorbikes

I grew up riding two-stroke motorbikes. From little baby motocross bikes, to 125cc road race bikes. And I loved them. But back then, they were all ...

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Why the fuel station is my biggest trigger

We?ve all picked the wrong queue at the fuel station and cursed ourselves for not being psychic. It?s a gamble, and like any form of gambling, som ...

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Peter Jones: Ep. 11 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Peter Jones with his 2006 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Bob-Job. Our guest on Episode 11 of the Rider Magazine Insider podcast is Peter Jones, a veteran motojou ...

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2021 Aprilia RSV4 Factory | First Ride Review

The 2021 Aprilia RSV4 and RSV4 Factory (above) were completely redesigned. (Photography by Larry Chen Photo) Aprilia?s RSV4 is a bike that, like a ...

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National Cycle VStream Sport Windscreen | Gear Review

For the 2021 Yamaha Tenere 700, National Cycle’s VStream Windscreen comes in three sizes (from left): VSport ($129.95, light tint), Sport/Tourin ...

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2021 MotoGP Jerez | Rider Ratings

Jerez looked as though it was, once again, going to be the Fabio show; the Frenchman with the Italian sounding name built a commanding lead and pr ...

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All you need to know about the 2021 Kawasaki ZX-10R and RR

It might have won six out of the last six World Superbike Championships, with Johnny Rea onboard, but the Kawasaki ZX-10R (or RR) hasn?t been flav ...