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16 Smart Ways to Leave the Pavement on a Motorcycle

16 Smart Ways to Leave the Pavement on a Motorcycle

Longtime dirt riders can make it seem like venturing off-pavement is like wrestling a bear and updating your phone’s software at the same time—difficult and dangerous. With a few key pieces of gear, the right equipment and a smart approach, a motorcycle trip exploring fire roads and two-tracks is not as daunting as it mightRead more about 16 Smart Ways to Leave the Pavement on a Motorcycle[…]

DrySpec H35:  What Makes The Toughest Adventure Luggage?

DrySpec H35: What Makes The Toughest Adventure Luggage?

DrySpec developed the H35 system with a single-minded intention: Build the toughest, most durable hard luggage for serious adventure riders. And while everyone loves sheet-aluminum panniers and top cases, fact is that a well-developed, thick-skinned co-polymer plastic case can sustain a tremendous amount of abuse and come back for more. It’s resistant to crushing andRead more about DrySpec H35: What Makes The Toughest Adventure Luggage?[…]

How To Get Your Motorcycle Out Of Storage And Ready To Ride

How To Get Your Motorcycle Out Of Storage And Ready To Ride

The Great Dust Off This time the weatherman was right. The last hard freeze/snowfall/treacherous downpour of the winter has happened. You wake up and hear birds singing. Green shoots are peeking through frost-hardened ground. It’s definitely almost time to ride. But is your bike ready? Where you go from here depends on what you didRead more about How To Get Your Motorcycle Out Of Storage And Ready To Ride[…]

How To Determine Which Wires Are Your Motorcycle’s Brake Light, Tail Light, And Turn Signal Wires

How To Determine Which Wires Are Your Motorcycle’s Brake Light, Tail Light, And Turn Signal Wires

Understanding how your motorcycle’s tail lights are wired is important for a couple of reasons. First, if you want to add an auxiliary brake or running light, you’ll want to know where to hook it up. Second, for many accessories like the DENALI 2.0 LED lights, you’ll need a switched source of battery power toRead more about How To Determine Which Wires Are Your Motorcycle’s Brake Light, Tail Light, And Turn Signal Wires[…]

Is This REALLY The Best Motorcycle Ever? Yes.

Is This REALLY The Best Motorcycle Ever? Yes.

Think of all the technological changes you have witnessed in your lifetime. There have been game changers, and there have been real GAMECHANGERS. We’ve always known BMW makes amazing motorcycles, but never in our wildest dreams did we think we’d ever see anything quite like this. Who’d have thought something so drastically different would captureRead more about Is This REALLY The Best Motorcycle Ever? Yes.[…]

How To Install R&G Second Skin Motorcycle Paint Protection

How To Install R&G Second Skin Motorcycle Paint Protection

How to Protect Paint on Your Motorycle When we talk about motorcycle protection, the first products that come to mind are things like crash bars, engine case covers, axle and bar-end sliders, or even frame sliders.  Now these are all worthy products, but what about your motorcycles paint? Stones thrown up from the road canRead more about How To Install R&G Second Skin Motorcycle Paint Protection[…]

New From DENALI:  CANsmart Two-Wire Dimming Software Update

New From DENALI: CANsmart Two-Wire Dimming Software Update

New Features For The CANsmart DENALI’s CANsmart system has been a popular addition for BMW owners who want to leverage their bikes’ CAN-BUS system for controlling accessories like high-intensity driving lights, more powerful horns, and modulated brake lights. Because the CANsmart is a software driven device, it’s possible to add features without changing hardware. andRead more about New From DENALI: CANsmart Two-Wire Dimming Software Update[…]