KTM 890 Duke Live Presentation

Jan 19, 2021 View Comments
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Triumph Partners with MSF to Offer Free Basic eCourse to New Riders

Jan 19, 2021 View Comments

Triumph has partnered with the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) to make the MSF Basic eCourse available free of charge to prospective new riders, or former riders interested in riding again. The 3-hour eCourse, valued at $20, is a great introduction to riding. It is also a prerequisite for the hands-on MSF Basic RiderCourse, which in […]

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INDIAN MOTORCYCLE TAKES ITS KING OF THE BAGGERS TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH NEW POWERPLUS PERFORMANCE CAMS

Jan 13, 2021 View Comments

In 2019 Indian Motorcycle reimagined what an American bagger could be with the introduction of the Indian Challenger. In 2020 the Challenger’s superior performance capabilities were dramatically validated with its victory at MotoAmerica’s inaugural King of the Baggers race at the historic Laguna Seca Raceway. Now the ultimate American bagger gets an extra dose of muscle with […]

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Honda Improves Touring Comfort & Convenience with 2021 Gold Wing

Jan 08, 2021 View Comments

In its first new-model announcement since the New Year, Honda today confirmed that the Gold Wing family gets a number of upgrades for 2021, designed to deliver improved comfort and convenience for long-distance touring. Among the improvements is a capacity increase for the Tour version’s trunk, which now easily accepts two full-face helmets. Honda also […]

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In Pursuit of Wildness: Grand Canyon National Park North Rim

Dec 11, 2020 View Comments by Bob Griego

The North Rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona has been on my bucket list due to its grand vistas. Still, in all honesty, I never would have come this far north if a close friend, who once lived at Grand Canyon National Park and hiked most of it, hadn’t recommended the destination.  “The South […]

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Progressive IMS Outdoors Reveals 2021 Tour Dates

Dec 04, 2020 View Comments

The reimagined tour designed for powersports enthusiasts and new riders alike will hit nine markets from June through October of 2021, stopping in all major regions of the U.S. Tickets will go on sale April 9th at motorcycleshows.com. The organizers of the nation’s leading consumer motorcycle tour today announced the official dates and locations of its inaugural Progressive IMS […]

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Osprey Transporter 95 Duffel Bag

Nov 30, 2020 View Comments

Transporting your valuables and other travel gear is always a challenge on two wheels. Pannier bags are useful while riding, but won’t help you when you need to walk away from the saddle. One option for bringing your things with you is the Osprey Transporter 95 duffel bag. The award-winning bag’s tough but comfortable construction […]

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Give the Gift of Riding: Harley-Davidson Launches Free Riding Class Campaign

Nov 25, 2020 View Comments

Harley-Davidson is inviting motorcycle enthusiasts to share the gift of riding this holiday season and nominate non-riding friends and family members for a chance to receive free training at the H-D Riding Academy. The gift campaign, running from November 18 through December 31, will see the OEM awarding 500 riding classes to the lucky winners […]

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Royal Enfield Thrills Urban Riders with New Meteor 350

Nov 24, 2020 View Comments

Royal Enfield has launched its new Meteor 350 to its home market in India. With a North American introduction slated for spring 2021, Royal Enfield’s new machine looks to bring comfort and high performance to urban riders. Carrying over the Meteor title of Royal Enfield’s classic ‘50s machine, the new bike maintains the company’s traditional […]

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Triumph Launches New Tiger 850 Sport

Nov 23, 2020 View Comments

The classic UK motorcycle manufacturer Triumph has introduced the new Tiger 850 Sport, a machine it claims makes adventure riding more intuitive and manageable. Based on the previous generation Tiger platform, the 850 Sport provides improved performance with new components, while maintaining the familiar Tiger handling characteristics. Like the previous Tiger 900 range, the new […]

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Yamaha Brings on the Power With New 2021 Tracer 9 GT

Nov 20, 2020 View Comments

Yamaha has introduced the latest addition to its sport touring model line, the 2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT, targeting riders looking for more power and versatility in their bike. The Tracer 9 GT will be available in March 2021 at an MSRP of  $14,899. Yamaha says the bike’s improved technology and equipment provide “an even […]

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2020 KTM 200 Duke: Appealing Entry-Level Roadster

Nov 19, 2020 View Comments by Kevin Duke

A good first street bike needs to be easy to manage and attractively priced. An excellent entry-level bike adds to these qualities with an appearance that engenders pride in its owner. KTM’s new 200 Duke, with an MSRP of $3,999, succeeds in achieving these terms. Skeptics would say a bike with a diminutive 199.5cc engine […]

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City Escape: Jacksonville, Florida

Nov 11, 2020 View Comments

While Florida roads are mostly straight, a ride around the St. Johns River offers a curvier experience. After starting south on San Jose Blvd, making a detour out to Mandarin Rd helps with traffic. The last 60 miles to Palatka go along a winding, scenic river road. The way back on Hwy 17 runs adjacent […]

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2021 Yamaha Ténéré 700: New Standard for Adventure

Nov 09, 2020 View Comments by Florian Neuhauser

Research and development for a new motorcycle takes several years. OEMs usually give us a few months’, maybe even a year’s heads-up about a new model. Yamaha went against the grain and announced the Ténéré 700, or T7, four years ago, right around the same time when they decided to build it! Needless to say, […]

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World Tour: How not to have an Adventure

Nov 06, 2020 View Comments by Andy Davidson

It was supposed to be a special day—the first of our round-the-world adventure. But all it turned out to be was a special kind of hell. Soon, though it got even worse… And fast. Not wanting to die on day one was the only thing we could think of as we chugged along a blacked-out, […]

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