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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, May 21, 2023

We’re feeling both retro and futuristic this week, so we’ve rounded up bikes that cover the full spectrum. Leading the charge is Verge� ...

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2022 KTM RC 390 and RC 125

KTM reckon their bringing ?Race DNA? to the street with their all new GP inspired RC line-up. And with GP bikes capable of winning Grand Prix in t ...

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2022 Kawasaki KLR650 | Top 10 Review

Riding the new Kawasaki KLR650 Adventure in New Mexico. (Photos by Drew Ruiz) I just spent the last five days riding over 1,000 miles on Kawasaki?s ...

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2021 Harley-Davidson Sportster S | First Ride Review

Big wheels keep on turning. The new Harley-Davidson Sportster S rolls on a fat 160/70-17 front tire, which is wider than the rear tire on the Street B ...

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Tasty throwback: A beefy XJR1300 from Unikat

The Yamaha XJR1300 is a relic from a bygone age, and we say that with a tinge of regret. It?s a big, brutal muscle bike that unfortunately has no pla ...

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Silverstone MotoGP 2021 | Rider Ratings

Yamaha, Suzuki, Aprilia, Ducati, Honda and KTM made up the top six positions in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone yesterday, the first tim ...

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Chris Birch Releases Say No To Slow Dirt Bike Series

We’re big fans of Chris Birch’s skills and his coaching style. The Say No To Slow series now includes adventure bike and dirt bike specifi ...

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Speed Read, August 29 2021

We’re kicking things off with something fast this week: a race-bred BMW boxer that’s been made street legal. We’ve also got a trial ...

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Honda Africa Twins updated for 2022

It?s good news if you?re into Honda Africa twins because both the CRF1100L Africa Twin and the CRF1100L Africa Twin Adventure Sport have been upda ...

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MotoGP Silverstone | Schedule

Marc Marquez performs at the British MotoGP, Stop 12 of the MotoGP World Championship, in Silverstone, United Kingdom on August 25, 2019. // Gold & ...

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Yamaha pull out of Motorcycle Live

After a year without big motorcycle shows for manufacturers, small companies and punters alike, Yamaha have just released a statement confirming t ...

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Mind-blowing: CT Newman’s turbocharged Harley chopper

Four years ago, Christian Newman turned up at the Born Free show with a Knucklehead chopper, and left with the People’s Choice award. He’ ...

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Motorcycle Racing | Good pass vs bad pass

GRID Motorsport Media At the weekend we were racing the Factory Suzuki by 44Teeth GSX-R125 at Knockhill in the six hour Freetech endurance ra ...

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Control tyres in motorsport, good or bad"

The use of control tyres in motorsport is nothing new. Neither is it peculiar to motorcycle racing. Pirelli are the sole tyre supplier in F1 as we ...

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Triumph bag three more years with Moto2

Triumph and Dorna called a press conference this afternoon to make an announcement. And it could only ever have been to announce one of two things ...

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Kenny Noyes? Autobiography Takes Readers From Championship-L

Kenny Noyes is an American who grew up in Spain and reached the world championship level of roadracing. A horrendous accident nearly took his life. Th ...

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Triumph To Power Moto2 For Another Three Years

The 765cc Triumph three-cylinder will continue in the Moto2 category for at least another three years. One could also imply this means Triumph isnR ...

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Evotech Performance Protection And Riding Accessories Now Av

Got a new Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS" Get yourself some protection for it. Begin press release: Evotech Performance has delivered a new EP Acc ...

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H-D1 Marketplace Becomes The Largest Online Home For Certifi

Looking for a certified pre-owned Harley-Davidson" Then look to The Motor Company itself. Begin press release: Since launching in July 2021, H-D ...

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The New Edelweiss Bike Travel Program 2022 – Packed wi

With a loud thud it falls on your doormat: the brand new, and especially thick, motorcycle travel brochure from Edelweiss Bike Travel. With ove ...

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Thierry Sabine tribute: A Dommie from the Czech Republic

The NX650 Dominator is a staple of the European dual sport scene, even though production stopped 18 years ago. Like the Suzuki DR650, it?s one of tho ...

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Jake Dixon | MotoGP Rider

You?ll have probably heard the news that Jake Dixon, former BSB runner-up, will be making his MotoGP debut this weekend at the British GP at Silve ...

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2022 Husqvarna FS 450 | Supermoto, baby!

Ever fancied a go at supermoto" I had a go a few years ago and let me tell you, it?s really, really good. But you don?t need to take my word ...

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Ride for Kids ? Comoto family joins the Pediatric Brain Tumo

When it comes to charities ? especially those involving kids ? motorcyclists are known for going above and beyond the call to help. The generous ridin ...

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Thumper Twins: The Crooked x Heimplanet Suzuki DR650s

From where I?m writing, in rural New Zealand, the Suzuki DR650 is a common sight. The bulletproof thumper has been one of the country?s bestselling b ...

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Alvaro Bautista back to Ducati

When Honda officially announced that they were saying goodbye to Alvaro Bautista, after two years of service, I had a feeling there?d be an announ ...

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Triumph Tiger Sport 660

Triumph have just dropped this little bombshell. They?re calling it the Triumph Tiger Sport 660 and telling us it?s in its final testing stage. Ac ...

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Favorite Ride: Lapping the Appalachians

Father and son on the the Tail of the Dragon, Tennessee. (Above photo by 129photos.com; other photos by the author) Dad?s first sojourn through the ...

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Triumph Tiger Sport 660 Prototype Revealed

Though its bodywork is camouflaged, there’s much we can learn from these photos of the final prototype of the new Triumph Tiger Sport 660. La ...

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All the gear and no idea

Some people have got all the gear and no idea haven?t they" You might be at a motocross track, a bike café or a trackday? there?s always one ...

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2022 Motorcycle Buyers Guide: New Street Motorcycles

This 2022 motorcycle buyers guide includes new or significantly updated street-legal models available in the U.S. It includes cruisers, sportbikes, re ...

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Omaggio: Deus Japan’s 100th anniversary Moto Guzzi V50

When a major OEM releases an anniversary edition motorcycle, it’s typically an existing model with a new livery and a numbered plaque. But when ...

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Speed Read, August 22 2021

We?ve found something for everyone this week in our travels around the web. We?ve got an XT600 from the Netherlands, a Honda 599 from Bulgaria, and a ...

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2021 Triumph Tiger 850 Sport | Road Test Review

Triumph?s new Tiger 850 Sport is a capable, affordable adventure bike. It looks like it was dipped beak-first into a vat of red paint, like a Maker?s ...

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Lauren Trantham: Ep. 19 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guest on Episode 19 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is Lauren Trantham, founder of Ride My Road. In 2016, Lauren set out on a 10,000-mil ...

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Road Tested: Gear from Alpinestars, Pando and Sena

Our friends at Iron & Air recently spent some time exploring their back yard, New Hampshire, to document all their home state has to offer. The 5 ...

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The Viñales Yamaha Saga Continues

When Maverick Viñales signed for Aprilia just after the Assen round of MotoGP this year, he and Yamaha promised us they would continue with their ...

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Motorsport in the UK | The MSV Monopoly

If you?ve had any type of involvement with motorsport in the UK in the past 20 years you?ll know of Motorsport Vision (MSV). Not only do they own ...

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Second Tattoo Artist Revealed in the Indian Motorcycle X No

Japanese artist, Shige brings the latest installment to the Indian Motorcycle X No Regrets Collaboration. Begin Press Release:  Second Tattoo Inspi ...

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Introducing dB25: A limited series of Ducatis from deBolex

We?ve always had a thing for the machines that roll out of the deBolex Engineering workshop: they?re sleek, fast and exceptionally well made. Unfortu ...

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Investment motorcycles and their values

If you?ve seen the inaugural 44 Teeth ?Retro Rides? video, featuring a Honda SP-2 and an Aprilia RSV Mille R, you might remember Jase and Sue disc ...

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Scott Redding BMW bound for 2022

It?s just been announced that Scott Redding will be heading to the BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team for 2022. The news comes after an impressive perform ...

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Ruroc Announces Batman Collaboration

London-based helmet manufacturer, Ruroc has teamed up with DC to bring a couple of new graphics portraying the Dark Knight and his nemesis.  Begin Pr ...

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Shitterton to Twatt: 1,800 miles on a moped…

Paul, in Shitterton, before entering Twatt Have you ever thought of riding from Shitterton to Twatt" We have. It?s roughly 800 miles and you?l ...

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Spa Weekend | The 6 Heures Motos

Spa-Francorchamps is one of those iconic motor racing venues, and I?ve wanted to ride a motorcycle there all my life. And last week, not only did ...

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2021 Motorcycle Buyers Guide: New Street Models

This 2021 motorcycle buyers guide includes new or significantly updated street-legal models available in the U.S. It includes bikes in many categories ...

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2021 Zero FXE | First Look Review

Zero release the FXE, an affordable, fun urban commuter with a claimed range of 100 miles. Zero Motorcycles has been around for well over a decade ...

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Assembly Required: Rough Crafts’ Yamaha XSR900

Some custom builders work to a strict formula, while others have a signature that shines through in the details, regardless of the style of build. Wi ...

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Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Riding

As much as some people hate to admit it, we?re not all god?s gift to motorcycling. Only a fool would call even the top MotoGP stars ?perfect? ride ...

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Speed Triple RR | A Triumph Superbike"

Since the success of the Daytona 675 fifteen years ago, we?ve been begging Triumph for a large capacity sportsbike. And with the massive, performa ...

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Kawasaki Z900RS SE for Europe

Was I not just kvetching in the Naked 900 comparison next door, about how Kawasaki needs to make a Z900 SE, with cruise control and upgraded suspensio ...

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DP Brake Pads | Gear Review

DP Brakes were the first to develop sintered brake pads for motorcycle use, and now sintered pads are used in nearly all OEM specifications. Havi ...

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Nelson-Rigg Commuter Tail Bag | Gear Review

Our Hayabusa test bike fitted with the Nelson-Rigg Commuter Tail Bag (Touring size). As our recent test of the Suzuki Hayabusa shows, a big, open-c ...

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Kompressor Kultur: Uwe Ehinger’s flathead dirt tracker

Uwe Ehinger describes himself as a ?motorcycle archaeologist,? and the description is apt. He knows where to find the most obscure parts, and he know ...

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Maverick Viñales Signs for Aprilia

This is news that?ll come as no surprise to anyone that?s been following the ?Maverick Viñales show? in 2021. The rumours have been circulating f ...

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2021 MotoGP Austria Rider Ratings

If you didn?t have time to watch yesterday?s MotoGP race, find time. It was one of the most exciting, unpredictable races I think I?ve ever seen. ...

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Speed Read, August 15 2021

It’s an outdoorsy week, with a 1970s Harley Sportster equipped for the Vintage 1000 rally, another Husqvarna Norden 901 teaser, and an electric ...

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Off-Road Inspired Ryker Rally Highlights 2022 Can-Am On-Road

We didn’t know we wanted to take a Can-Am in the dirt ? until now. Begin press release: The Can-Am On-Road brand at BRP (TSX: DOO) (NASDAQ: DO ...

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Shock Tactics: Moto Adonis’ aggressive H-D LiveWire

As the electric motorcycle market continues to grow, so does the custom electric scene. But it?s forcing builders to change tack. Electric production ...

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MotoGP Rear Ride Height Device explained

If you?ve been watching MotoGP recently, you?ll have heard the commentators talk about the rear ride height device, and you might have seen one in ...

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Naughty Maverick Viñales Suspended

Yamaha have just released a statement announcing their factory rider Maverick Viñales has been suspended and won?t be racing at the next round of ...

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Always have a helmet at hand

I?m writing this as I bounce along in the passenger seat of a Mercedes Atego truck on my way to Spa Francorchamps. I?m heading down with a couple ...

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Hot Wheels x Super73 Unveil E-Bike Collaboration

Who doesn’t like Hot Wheels" Begin Press Release: HOT WHEELS x SUPER73 UNVEIL INSTANTLY COLLECTIBLE, LIMITED EDITION E-BIKE AND DIE-CAST ...

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Top 5 Value For Money Road Bikes

The motorcycle market is bursting with bikes to suit all botties, but not to suit all budgets. For more of us than not, all that?s separating us f ...

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2022 Honda Monkey Gets 5 Speeds

2022 Honda Monkey ABS in Banana Yellow Like the updated 2022 Honda Grom, the retro-styled Honda Monkey will also get a 5-speed transmission for the ...

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2021 Aprilia Tuono V4 / Factory | First Ride Review

The new Tuono V4 Factory is still an out-and-out hypernaked sport-bike, with upgraded suspension and new electronics. (Photos by Larry Chen Photo) ...

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Triton By Foundry Motorcycle

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Fired Up: A wild Honda CBR1000RR from France

Retro-futuristic styling and walloping performance is a mouth-watering match, and this tasty Fireblade from France is gourmet fare. It comes from Ate ...

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How to embarrass yourself on a motorbike

Riding motorbikes is a great way to make yourself look seriously, seriously cool. But they can also make you look really daft, if (when) you get i ...

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Olympia Airglide 6 Jacket and Pants | Gear Review

Wearing the Olympia Airglide 6 Jacket Pants while testing the 2021 Honda Gold Wing Tour DCT. (Photo by Kevin Wing) We?ve tested a lot of Olympia ap ...

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Dust Devil: Hello Engine’s Triumph TR6 desert sled

Hayden Roberts once quipped that when he moved from England to California in the early 2000s, it was ?about 40 years too late.? His work testifies to ...

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How to pull a wheelie

The humble wheelie. It?s the one stunt that?s guaranteed* to get you into the knickers of any passing female (or male, if you?d rather). Since the ...

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MotoGP Styria 1 2021 | Rider Ratings

The MotoGP from Styria at the weekend was reminiscent of the Freetech Endurance championship race at Teesside Autodrome earlier this year, not ...

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Arctic Blast Limited Edition Street Glide Special

The handcrafted Arctic Blast Factory Custom Street Glide Special will be Limited to 500 Serialized Motorcycles Worldwide. Harley-Davidson is produc ...

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Speed Read, August 8 2021

We’ve got a major surprise this week, with Italdesign revisiting its controversial Ducati 860 for an electrifying update. Elsewhere in Europe, ...

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Keith Code: Ep. 18 Rider Magazine Insider Podcast

Our guest on Episode 18 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podcast is Keith Code, founder and director of California Superbike School, which has traine ...

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Crew Chief to the MotoGP stars | Jose Manuel Cazeaux

One of the most important jobs in a MotoGP team is undoubtedly the crew chief, second only to the rider. He (or she) will have his (or her) finger ...

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Hill Climber: Ant Partridge’s Reality TV Ducati Scramb

With a head full of ideas, Ant met up with frequent collaborator Ziggy Moto to put together a render of the proposed design. The show?s production co ...

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Radar tech for Aprilia motorcycles"

Radar technology is still in it?s infancy in the motorcycle world. We?ve seen it in a few models, like the latest KTM Super Adventure and Ducati M ...

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Valentino Rossi Retires from MotoGP

Valentino Rossi, The Doctor, The GOAT, the most successful MotoGP rider in recent history, second only to the great Giacomo Agostini, has just ...

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2021 Honda CB1000R 5Four

If you watch ?The Motorbike Show? on the tellybox, you may have heard of Guy Willison (he?s the one who looks a bit like Mick Jagger). But let me ...

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Arm pump | What?s the big deal"

A week ago last Tuesday I found myself in a conversation with a friend (more of an acquaintance, actually ? I don?t really like him, if the truth? ...

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2022 Honda Grom | First Ride Review

We got a first ride on the third-generation Grom, which has a revised engine, a 5-speed transmission, a new seat, fresh styling, and other changes. Wi ...

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Alone: Onward Through the Fog

This essay was originally published in the September 1992 issue of Rider. (Illustration by Roland Roy) Sometimes you don?t know where you are, the ...

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Hudson Valley Scenic Ride: IMS Outdoors New York Ride

Upstate New York is rife with bucolic scenery. (Photos by the author) The two Northeastern stops of the 2021 Progressive IMS Outdoors tour are on c ...

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Top Five Harley-Davidson Sportsters, Part Two: Evolutions

The new Harley-Davidson Sportster S signifies the first major redesign in decades for the illustrious Sportster. To celebrate, we’ve been looki ...

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How to make it to MotoGP

Gold & Goose/Red Bull Content Pool I spent a good proportion of my youth convinced I was going to make it to MotoGP. Unfortunately, I didn?t ev ...

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Isle of Man, you?re too good to us

I?ve ridden motorbikes all my life (well, since I was about four). And in that time, I?ve often felt like a bit of a second class citizen. A lot o ...

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2022 BMW R 18 B and R 18 Transcontinental | First Look

The 2022 BMW R 18 B and R 18 Transcontinental offer wind protection, luggage, infotainment, and other touring capabilities to the R 18 “Big Boxe ...