Moto Beach Classic This Weekend

Oct 23, 2019 View Comments

The “Greatest Show on Sand” happens this weekend for its third consecutive year in Huntington Beach, California. The Saturday, Oct. 26 event is headlined by the Super Hooligan race that will feature more than 100 riders battling on the dirt track in the Super Hooligan National Championship series finale. Also on tap are stunt shows, […]

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Indian PowerPlus Engine: Nostalgia Meets Power and Performance

Oct 23, 2019 View Comments by Heather Oliver

 Indian’s new V-twin PowerPlus motor, named after one of the company’s first-ever motorcycles (1916-1924), blends a touch of nostalgia with power and performance. This 108-cubic inch engine delivers 122 hp and 128 lb-ft of torque and is designed for easy maintenance and reliability.  To put its performance to the test, the engine went through […]

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Tips For How to Make Your Motorcycle Last Forever

Oct 22, 2019 View Comments by Ken Freund

Motorcycles are made better than ever. Their design, materials and machin-ing are more accurate and precise – and reliability is greater than it’s been before. To that end, here are some tips on how to keep your motorcycle going as long as you want and save money too. The three basic tenets to ensure a […]

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Bucket List Roads: Italy’s Stelvio Pass

Oct 17, 2019 View Comments by Jim Parks

Stelvio Pass is the highest paved mountain pass in the Eastern Alps and the second highest in all of the Alps. It’s considered by many to be one of the most challenging and exhilarating motorcycle roads in the world to ride. Be sure to put this one on your bucket list! Season: It’s generally open from […]

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The Rumor Mill: 1800cc Push Rod Boxer

Oct 16, 2019 View Comments by Jeff Buchanan

In an intriguing marketing move, BMW Motorrad showcased a custom motorcycle at this year’s Handbuilt Show in Austin, TX. The German manufacturer supplied Revival Cycles, an Austin-based custom build shop that hosts the Handbuilt Show, with a prototype Boxer engine and asked them to create a full custom around the platform. The end result is […]

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City Escape: San Diego, California Motorcycle Tour

Oct 15, 2019 View Comments by Tim Kessel

This exhilarating day ride emanating from San Diego comes within a quarter mile of the Mexican border at its southernmost point and reaches an elevation of almost 6,000 feet to the north in Mount Laguna. In addition to the elevation and terrain changes, this route has the added attraction of a total avoidance of freeway […]

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Unusual Destinations: Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

Oct 14, 2019 View Comments by Jim Parks

This Unusual Destination is a hotspot frequented by paranormal enthusiasts. It would be a most memorable Halloween experience, if you dared to go there. In front of the massive gothic-style building in Weston, WV, a sign announces the “Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum.” Construction of the facility began in 1858. Originally designed to hold 250 people, at […]

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Brazil: Monstrous Metropolis to Waterfall Wonder

Oct 11, 2019 View Comments

Touring Brazil by motorcycle for nearly three months was an unforgettable experience. After visiting a variety of towns along the coast, it was time for a break in beach town Arraial do Cabo. Next on the agenda: Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, and Curitiba. My riding partner, Lia, and I left the dusty, sandy roads […]

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RoadRUNNER’s Bucket List Roads: The Rattler (NC-209)

Oct 09, 2019 View Comments by Jim Parks

  This may not be the longest bucket road in America, but it is technically challenging and highly scenic, and who says you only have to ride The Rattler just once? Zooming along this undulating ribbon of blacktop is a real hoot and it will become immediately obvious why it’s named after a serpent. Have […]

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MotoMojo – Brake Service and Maintenance

Oct 08, 2019 View Comments

If your brakes seem slow to stop, they pulse, or make unusual noises, if the brake lever feels spongy, or fluid is being lost, it’s definitely time for service. These problems may be due to worn or glazed brake linings, warped rotors, sticking calipers, or hardware. Brake fluid absorbs moisture; even if you haven’t ridden […]

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Little Rock, Arkansas Motorcycle Tour

Oct 07, 2019 View Comments by Jim Parks

This route takes you from Little Rock into the Ouachita Mountains and provides riders with some of the best roads and scenic overlooks in Arkansas, plus the opportunity for a relaxing mineral bath in historic Hot Springs. Length Approximately 200 miles Meet-up Spot Starbucks at 12901 Cantrell Rd, Little Rock, AR. Lunch Stop Colorado Grill, […]

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Scorpion Exhausts from Moto Machines

Oct 04, 2019 View Comments

Moto Machines, importer and distributor of premium motorcycle accessories, has added Scorpion Exhausts to its lineup of brands. Handcrafted in England near the Donnington Park race circuit, Scorpion Exhausts products are known for their top-quality design and construction. Moto Machines’ inventory includes Scorpion Exhausts’ new Red Power muffler series. A shorter circular muffler, this exhaust […]

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Rukka M-Clima Vest

Oct 03, 2019 View Comments

Rukka’s new M-Clima Vest is the first electric cooling vest for motorcyclists, but it’s also a multiseason accessory because it can keep you warm in winter. The cooling system has a waist-mounted blower unit that pushes air inside the system, which decreases skin surface temperature. The vest is powered by the bike’s battery, so the […]

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Mosko Moto Reckless 80L Luggage System

Oct 01, 2019 View Comments

Mosko Moto’s Reckless 80L is a modular soft luggage system designed for minimalist off-road riding, camping and international fly-to-ride trips. The Washington-based company, which sells direct to riders, reimagined the traditional three-bag organization and packing system used on touring bikes, creating an easily accessible system that works without side pannier racks mounted to the bike. […]

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Engine Ice Products

Sep 30, 2019 View Comments

Whether you’re traveling around the corner or around the world, you can count on Engine Ice to keep your motorcycle running cooler. Made from biodegradable and nontoxic propylene glycol, the coolant antifreeze is engineered to help maintain operating temperatures at an optimum level, which helps prevent power loss from excess heat. The brand’s Helmet Renew […]

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