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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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AltRider BMW R 1200 GS/GSA Reinforcement Crash Bars

Jul 30, 2018 View Comments by

The water-cooled R 1200 GS and GSA have a weak spot: the OEM crash bars. Specifically, the rubber pad between the OEM crash bar and the valve cover. Even during a tip over, the rubber pad can damage the valve cover. AltRider’s solution beefs up the OEM part by reinforcing the whole structure and directing […]

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Trilobite Apparel

Jul 28, 2018 View Comments by

Now available in the U.S. through Moto-
nation, Trilobite offers riding jeans for men and women, shirts, gloves, and a jacket. With an emphasis on protection and style, Trilobite appeals to the rider who doesn’t want to don that full GORE-TEX suit or leathers yet values safety. Jeans range from $159 to $274, $49-$79 for gloves, […]

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Route 66 Tequila

Jul 26, 2018 View Comments by

To toast the occasion of our 100th issue, we wanted some motorcycle-themed spirits. Route 66 Tequila delivered with its Platinum Award reposado enclosed in a motorcycle-shaped bottle. We know motorcycles and geography much better than we know reposados, but according to one tippling expert’s review, “The entry is soft and gentle, and then it expands, […]

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Kammok Roo Single

Jul 22, 2018 View Comments by

Whether you’re into motorcycle camping or not, having a hammock along for the ride will dramatically enhance your traveling experience. Take a nap in style or revel in the super-compact and lightweight design (3.75” x 5” packed). The Roo Single weighs only 10 ounces, is made out of Gravitas™ 40D nylon, which helps protect against […]

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The Quail Motorcycle Gathering: Ten Years On

Jul 20, 2018 View Comments by

For the past 10 years the Quail Lodge and Golf Club in Carmel Valley, CA. has welcomed motorcycles onto its finely manicured grounds, offering up the stunning backdrop of the Central Coast for an artful motorcycle event. Each May, the quiet valley (a bastion of old wealth and secure retirement) is awakened from tranquility to […]

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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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