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465 Series Monoshock
from Progressive Suspension

Sep 03, 2018 View Comments by

Progressive Suspension recently announced the availability of the 465 Series for the new Harley-Davidson Softails. The specially created shock will enhance the ride with features like deflective disc damping, a five-position rebound adjuster, and threaded pre-load body, or Remote Adjustable Preload (RAP). The new shock is available in stock, low, and tall height versions. They […]

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Campnab

Sep 01, 2018 View Comments by

Trouble booking a camping spot because you’re simply too late? Frustrated that many reservations are canceled last-minute leaving spots unused (that you could have had)? Well, there’s an app for that. Campnab is a nifty little tool for campers to get alerts as soon as a reservation is canceled. Once you create an account and […]

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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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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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