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2020 CSC Motorcycles RX4

Jun 05, 2020 View Comments by

Everyone needs a getaway vehicle at the ready. For an ever-increasing number of motorcyclists, that vehicle is an ADV bike. Stereotypical adventure-touring rigs are tall and heavy. Speaking directly to those looking for a smaller, lighter, cheaper getaway vehicle, CSC calls the 450-pound, $4,995 RX4 “your adventure within reach.” The 450cc RX4 was developed by […]

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2020 GORE-TEX and Klim

May 29, 2020 View Comments by

It wasn’t that long ago when riding gear was defined mostly by one material: leather. Early synthetic gear was often coarse, stiff, bulky, and barely breathable. But we’re in a golden age of gear now, with a wide selection of fabrics and styles available to suit most any ride. Klim and W.L. Gore & Associates […]

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2020 Yamaha MT-03: Revving for Your Youth

May 26, 2020 View Comments by

Our senior readers (ahem—no offense) will recall the thrills Yamaha delivered in small displacement motorcycles through the late ’70s and into the ’80s. Lightweight twins were quickly tweaked, raced, and became a key part of our culture. In fact, the new 2020 Yamaha MT-03 harks back to the thrills of the RD series of motorcycles, […]

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Memorial Day: Honoring All Who Served

May 25, 2020 View Comments by

Remembering all who have been lost in the line of duty and all who are serving our country today. We thank you, and we’ll never forget. A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself  – Joseph Campbell  

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2020 KTM SX-E 5: Introducing Kids to Motorcycles

May 22, 2020 View Comments by

KTM’s new SX-E 5 is a handy way to share the love of two wheels with the next generation—using electricity. The concept is to bring in people who might not otherwise be into motorcycling by making the user experience less intimidating and more accessible. The electric minibike boasts power similar to KTM’s two-stroke 50 SX […]

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RoadRUNNER Rides Custom Route Tutorial

May 19, 2020 View Comments by

The RoadRUNNER Rides app is packed with rich features that enhance your touring experience. With voice guidance and turn-by-turn directions along with more than 600 pre-loaded motorcycle trips to choose from, you have everything you need to plan your next epic tour. But that’s not all. You can also create your own custom routes inside […]

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Suzuki’s Direct 2 You Program

May 14, 2020 View Comments by

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is excited to support dealers’ ability to temporarily deliver products to customers’ homes or offices with “Suzuki Direct 2 You.” Customers can have motorcycles, scooters, and ATVs delivered right to their door and can expect the same quality of service as an in-store visit. “We understand the landscape of […]

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Iron Horse Motorcycle Lodge Is Now Reopened for Guests

May 14, 2020 View Comments by

After a six-week shutdown to non-residents, Graham county officials have given the green light to reopen, so plan on getting out and riding some of the best roads in the country. When you’re done, you can come back to the Iron Horse Motorcycle Lodge for a good meal and to relax and enjoy yourself.   Iron […]

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The Latest Gold Wing Now Comes With Android Auto

May 13, 2020 View Comments by

Honda just announced that Android Auto will now be integrated with the current-model Gold Wing. At no additional cost, customers with Android 5.0 or later smartphones and the Android Auto app will be able to seamlessly enjoy application services such as music, phone calls, and messaging. When utilizing the service while riding, connection with a […]

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City Escape: New York City Day Ride

May 08, 2020 View Comments by

Escape from the busy and noisy Big Apple metropolis into the picturesque, relaxing farmlands and forests of northern New Jersey. Experience beautiful mirror lakes and running streams in the unspoiled wilderness. Small, rustic towns and villages will take you back 100 years. View the majestic Buttermilk Falls and ride the historic Old Mine Road alongside […]

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Twisted Road: Rent and Ride With Confidence

May 06, 2020 View Comments by

Twisted Road is a motorcycle rental community that allows owners to rent their personal bikes to other motorcyclists. Whether you fancy yourself touring on a brand-new steed or a vintage model dating back to 1947, Twisted Road makes it possible with its extensive network of riders who offer their bikes to other riders to enjoy […]

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Communication In Motion: A Visit to Cardo Headquarters

May 05, 2020 View Comments by

For those that follow my musings online, you may know that I had an article published in the January/February 2020 issue of RoadRunner, a U.S. magazine devoted to motorcycle travel. The article, “Ra’anana to Eilat – Watch Out for Camels & Tanks,” documents a 220 miles (350 km) ride from my hometown through the Negev […]

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2020 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S

May 01, 2020 View Comments by

The Low Rider S is the new addition to Harley-Davidson’s Softail line for 2020, reviving a model last seen on the Dyna platform that became defunct in 2017. It hews closely to the previous iteration but it replaces the Dyna’s twin shocks with a shock hidden under the seat in the newly excellent Softail platform. […]

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Yamaha Now Delivers!

Apr 28, 2020 View Comments by

Yamaha just launched its new nationwide Deliver Your Ride program that allows customers to purchase motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, and side-by-sides remotely without ever having to visit a store. This is a voluntary program and Yamaha is encouraging each dealer to determine the feasibility based on their local laws and capabilities. “Yamaha is working hard to support our dealer […]

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Indian Motorcycle: Ask Me Anything With Carey Hart

Apr 28, 2020 View Comments by

Indian Motorcycle recently started their “Ask Me Anything” series that encourages riders to submit questions to industry influencers and gives them a chance to get to know their favorite motorcyclists. Below is their latest video with Carey Hart. If you’re interested in submitting your own questions, stayed tuned to Indian’s Facebook or Instagram channels. Next […]

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