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China: Keeping up with Indiana Jones

Jun 18, 2018 View Comments by

Riding across China is a motorcycle adventure like no other. Our China journey includes the Tibetan Plateau’s frigid mountains and grassy plains, the Gobi Desert’s towering pale beige sand dunes, and the Central Basin’s sweltering heat and humidity. We cover it all on small displacement Zongshen motorcycles, sharing the road with goats, camels, cattle, people, […]

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Western Washington: Wilderness & Waves

Jun 16, 2018 View Comments by

A photographic journey through Washington. Log in to see the full article. By Denis Rouse.

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Alaska: From Whitehorse to Deadhorse and Back

Jun 14, 2018 View Comments by

“Somebody will pick you up at the airport and drive you to where the bike is, about 30 kilometers outside of town. Bring cash.” Those were more or less my instructions for a loaner bike I somehow found by pure luck, combined with a healthy dose of trust. I’m sitting in my last airplane of […]

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Slatin Motogear

Jun 08, 2018 View Comments by

It’s hot as Hades in the shade, kids are frying eggs on the sidewalk, and you just have to ride somewhere. Are you going to stick your head inside the steam cabinet your regular helmet will soon become and suffer through it, or do you become a bona fide member of the Jetson Generation and […]

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Klim F5 Koroyd

Jun 02, 2018 View Comments by

Built for all-day comfort, the lightweight F5 Koroyd is the latest iteration of Klim’s safety and ventilation advances. For heightened strength and safety, the F5’s full carbon-fiber shell incorporates Koroyd and MIPS, the company’s energy-absorbing and head-protection technologies. It’s designed to take in copious amounts of air at speed and vent heat at low speed […]

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Sena Momentum

May 26, 2018 View Comments by

The first of two Momentum helmets released, Sena’s first, are full-face composite fiberglass models fully integrated with the company’s proven 20S Bluetooth communications technology right out of the box. Available in glossy white and matte black versions, the Momentum combines optimal speaker placement with Advanced Noise Control, all of which allows a rider to send […]

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LS2 Valiant

May 24, 2018 View Comments by

LS2’s strong, two-shell Valiant may be the lightest, smallest, and most versatile of 180-degree modular helmets. Bluetooth ready and approved as an open-face or a full-face helmet, the Valiant features a polycarbonate, scratch- and UV-resistant, twin-shield visor system; a removable, hypoallergenic, washable liner; laser-cut foam cheek pads; a neck roll; a quick-release, easily adjustable chin […]

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Cellularline Interphone Tour

May 19, 2018 View Comments by

With an 80MHz signal processor to improve the audio experience, this new intercom system, compatible with all types of helmets and allowing configuration and control directly from Bluetooth-equipped Android or IOS phones, links up to four motorcycles in a one-mile range and charges quickly, providing 20 hours of talk time. It also features a built-in […]

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Cardo Systems Announces PACKTALK BOLD – The World’s First Natural Voice-Command Operated Motorcycle Communications System

May 10, 2018 View Comments by

Plano, Texas (May 7, 2018) – Cardo Systems, the global market leader in wireless communication systems for motorcyclists, today announced availability of the next generation of its ground-breaking PACKTALK system at specialty retailers and Cardosystems.com. The world’s first natural voice-command-operated motorcycle communications system, PACKTALK BOLD utilizes Cardo’s proprietary Dynamic Mesh Communication™ technology to create the […]

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Yamaha Chase the Next Horizon on the Ténéré 700 World Raid

May 09, 2018 View Comments by

Yamaha’s commitment to the adventure segment is as extensive as it is impressive. The first bike ever to win the Paris to Dakar Rally was the Yamaha XT500. Not only was it the first bike to win the Dakar Rally, it was the first vehicle to win it outright. Initially, the rally had no separate […]

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2017 Honda Africa Twin CRF1000L & 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT

May 07, 2018 View Comments by

Both are great bikes and excellent choices for all-day touring. They are comfortable to ride and possess ride characteristics, power, and handling to satisfy the demands of long-distance riding. The Honda has the edge on overall comfort, cargo capacity, pillion comfort, off-road excursions, and appetite for regular gas. The KTM takes the lead with styling, […]

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Red Bull KTM Goes Racing With American Flat Track in 2019

Apr 23, 2018 View Comments by

KTM Motorsports made an announcement on Saturday, in conjunction with the U.S. MotoGP at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas that the Red Bull KTM Team will be linining up in the AFT Singles class for 2019. MURRIETA, Calif. – Building upon its racing success in the offroad and motocross segments, as well as the […]

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2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan: A Brand New, Old School Adventure Bike

Apr 19, 2018 View Comments by

Like many others, I’ve been drooling over photos of the Royal Enfield Himalayan since they first began circulating around the internet a couple of years ago. A retro-styled, middle-weight adventure bike off-the-shelf. Did they make this just for me? How did they know? And finally, after what seemed like forever, and just when I was […]

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Topo Design Rover Pack

Apr 11, 2018 View Comments by

  Created to claim the “just right” Goldilocks’ niche in the rucksack market, the Rover Pack from Topo Design presents a classic, flat-pack silhouette built upon a durable, lightweight base of 1000D Cordura, with water-resistant cloth upper and drawstring closure. Other features: an inner sleeve to cradle most 15” laptops; straps backed with padded mesh, […]

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Twisted Road – Peer-to-Peer Rentals

Apr 08, 2018 View Comments by

Peer-to-peer rentals. It’s a simple concept that’s revolutionized the lodgings sector, and Twisted Road, a new start-up company, is taking it to the streets. Wherever you travel, you can now ride the world by registering with them, on their easily navigated website, to rent or list a bike for rent anywhere. To catch a ride, […]

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