2021 Honda ADV150: Scoot into Adventure

Apr 02, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

With Honda’s announcement of the 2021 Honda ADV150 on April 1st, it’s no wonder many would think it was an April fool’s joke–but according to Honda, it’s the real deal. This one-of-a-kind machine is a combination of s scooter and adventure bike. Yep, you read that right. A scooter ADV. Honda’s goal with this model […]

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Zen Motorcyclist: Soothed Through Movement

Apr 01, 2020 View Comments by Bud Miller

When my daughter was little, maybe six or seven, I took her outside on a summer night and we climbed a ladder up to the roof of our house to look at the moon and stars. I’ll never forget it; she looked at me with wide eyes and said, “are we allowed to?” I said, […]

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KTM North America Announces Early Availability for the 890 Duke R

Mar 30, 2020 View Comments

Big news for KTM fans! KTM just announced the early availability of the KTM 890 DUKE R, which was unveiled at EICMA in Milan, Italy last November. This special “R” model was originally planned for North American release in the Fall of 2020 as a 2021 model but due to market response and demand, KTM […]

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Overland Expo West Rescheduled for July

Mar 27, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

As most of you are aware, the CDC has recommended the postponement of gatherings of 50 or more people for the next eight weeks in an effort to contain the COVID-19 virus. While their original dates fell within this range, Overland Expo has made the decision to reschedule Expo West for July 24-26, 2020 to […]

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Motorcycle Videos For Inspiration and Entertainment

Mar 26, 2020 View Comments by Heather Oliver

While we might be practicing social distancing, that doesn’t mean we can’t still go out and enjoy a nice ride! In fact, motorcycling is scientifically proven to be good for the mind and body. But when you are spending time inside, we have an excellent collection of tour videos to help supplement your appetite for […]

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Klim Switchback Cargo Pant

Mar 20, 2020 View Comments

Klim, which is known for quality riding apparel, has introduced its versatile Switchback Cargo Pant, designed to be effective both on and off a motorcycle. Claimed to be lightweight and comfortable, it features a durable nylon chassis with Klim Karbonite micromesh and zippered thigh vents for breathability. The pants include six pockets (two hand pockets, […]

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Bohn Performance-Thermal Shirts and Pants

Mar 18, 2020 View Comments

Bohn’s Performance-Thermal undergarments add a layer of warmth and protection for cold-weather riding, providing an armored base layer to wear under pants and jackets. Both the shirt and pants are intended to be worn as a base layer in cool to cold riding conditions and are constructed from stretchy and breathable tricot Lycra. Protection is […]

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Can-Am Refreshes Spyder RT for 2020

Mar 16, 2020 View Comments

Can-Am has introduced an updated version of its Spyder RT, what it describes as the ultimate luxury-touring road-trip vehicle, which now offers enhanced comfort and additional convenience items. In addition to its new contemporary appearance with LED headlights for enhanced visibility, the Spyder RT features a redesigned cockpit with a new 7.8-inch color LCD instrument […]

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Muc-Off Moto-Specific Pressure Washer Kit

Mar 13, 2020 View Comments

We all enjoy riding our motorcycles more than washing them, but Muc-Off’s new motorcycle pressure washer makes cleaning them easier. Designed specifically for use on two-wheelers, the pressure washer kit includes four nozzles: a low-pressure wand for bicycles, a higher-pressure nozzle safe for use on a motorcycle’s bearings and suspension parts, an adjustable-pressure nozzle to […]

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Michelin’s New Cruiser/Bagger Tires

Mar 11, 2020 View Comments

The Commander III is the next evolution of Michelin’s touring and cruiser motorcycle tires. It replaces the Commander II, which has earned an enviable reputation for durability and grip but has been around since 2012. New rubber compounds and a distinctive tread pattern are said to deliver improved wet traction while remaining just as enduring […]

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MotoMojo: Lithium-Ion Batteries for Motorcycles

Mar 06, 2020 View Comments by Ken Freund

Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries are used in all sorts of common portable devices, including cordless power tools, cell phones, laptops, and tablets. Lithium-ion cells have made nickel-cadmium and nickel-metal hydride batteries outmoded, and lithium-ion batteries are making inroads into the motorcycle market. The safest lithium-ion battery chemistry used for starting engines is lithium ferrous phosphate (LiFePO4), […]

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2020 Harley-Davidson CVO Lineup

Mar 04, 2020 View Comments by Florian Neuhauser

If you’re looking for the highest-end traditional American motorcycle, you’ll be shopping in Harley-Davidson’s Custom Vehicle Operations aisle. Since it was launched in 1999, the CVO lineup has offered features, finishes, and paintwork unavailable on “lesser” Harleys. For 2020, the CVO line consists of three models, all of which are powered by the CVO-exclusive 117-cubic-inch […]

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Unusual Destinations: Superman’s Hometown

Mar 02, 2020 View Comments by Jim Parks

Virtually everyone knows that when the mythical Superman became an adult he worked for the Daily Planet newspaper in the city of Metropolis. But where was Metropolis located, exactly? In 1972 the Illinois State Legislature passed a resolution declaring that Metropolis, IL is the “Hometown of Superman.” Although the name “Metropolis” suggests a large city, […]

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KTM Takes Their Street Lineup On Tour

Feb 27, 2020 View Comments

Would you like to get up close and personal with KTM’s lineup of Street models? Now’s your chance! KTM just announced its nationwide Ride Orange Street Demo Tour, which kicks off this Saturday, February 29 and Sunday, March 1 in Murrieta, CA. On this tour, KTM will be making stops across the US at participating […]

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2019 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650: Hipsters Rejoice!

Feb 26, 2020 View Comments by Luke Swab

Motorcycles have improved by leaps and bounds in the last 50-plus years, with electronic fuel injection, anti-lock braking systems, adjustable suspension, disk brakes, and more. Technology doesn’t come cheap, however. Fast-forward to the present and every coffee-sniffing, pant-rolling, pipe-smoking hipster is scouring Craigslist for a used twin to complete their look. Yet only with luck […]

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