Archive for August, 2018

Honda to Bring Monkey and Super Cub C125 to U.S.

Aug 31, 2018 View Comments by

American Honda has announced that the Monkey and Super Cub C125 ABS models will be made available in the U.S. Both are reminiscent of Honda’s iconic previous models such as the Mini Trail, Z50, and more-recent Grom. Lee Edmunds, American Honda’s Manager of Motorcycle Marketing Communications, said, “We’re continuing the tradition of offering American customers […]

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KTM Demonstrates Adaptive Cruise Control & Blind Spot Detection

Aug 29, 2018 View Comments by

KTM recently demonstrated its Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Blind Spot Detection (BSD) systems, making it the first motorcycle manufacturer to do so. Both features use sensors to detect and prevent imminent collisions. Prototype systems were recently unveiled to the media on a modified KTM 1290 Super Adventure S, before being demonstrated at the ÖAMTC […]

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MachineartMoto ADVance Guards

Aug 27, 2018 View Comments by

If you have handguards on your motorcycle, you have probably thought about this before: How great would it be if more air would reach the hands on sweltering days? How convenient would it be if I could enlarge the guards when it’s cold? The ADVance Guards do exactly that. The slick design allows you to […]

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Nicky Hayden Statue Unveiled

Aug 26, 2018 View Comments by

Nicky Hayden’s hometown of Owensboro, KY, recently unveiled a statue commemorating the life and accomplishments of their late motorcycle road-racing champion. Mayor Tom Watson proclaimed June 9 (6/9) Nicky Hayden Day, referencing Nicky’s racing number, 69. Mayor Watson said, “He (Nicky) was not only a world-class motorcycle champion, he was a world-class person, and we are […]

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2018 Special Collector’s Issue Pre-sale!

Aug 24, 2018 View Comments by

In this year’s special collector’s edition of Touring America’s backroads, you can look forward to an exciting mix of on- and off-road tours that are sure to inspire your fall riding plans. Limited copies are available, so pre-order your copy today! Here’s a peek into what you can find inside:           […]

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Kawasaki’s Retro Z900RS

Aug 24, 2018 View Comments by

Yogi Berra once said: “The future ain’t what it used to be.” Perhaps he was right. With the ‘old is new’ Z900RS, Kawasaki is building one of the most “authentic” retro bikes out there, paying homage to the original Z1, while unobtrusively incorporating modern technology and features. The 2018 Z900RS features a liquid-cooled, DOHC, 16-valve […]

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REAX Motorcycle Gear

Aug 22, 2018 View Comments by

REAX is a new line of moto apparel including jackets, pants, and gloves from the company behind RevZilla and Cycle Gear. Their philosophy is that premium gear doesn’t have to look overly technical. The result is a line of gear for the classic leather jacket rider, the urbanite, and the traveler, all in a package […]

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How to Import GPX Files onto Your GPS Unit

Aug 06, 2018 View Comments by

There are several different ways you can add GPX files onto your GPS unit, and the final steps are often different from unit to unit. In this tutorial, we’ll be showing you how to export your GPX routes from Garmin Basecamp and Mapsource and directly from your computer. The units we’ll be using for demonstrating […]

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MirrorLok

Aug 01, 2018 View Comments by

This patent-pending, American-made accessory serves multiple functions. It repositions the mirror out two inches and up an inch to give a better view of what’s behind; the damper with cushioning O-rings reduces vibration; and most importantly, it serves as a helmet and gear lock. The push-button lock and key are easy to use and with […]

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