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2017 Rebel 500 Customization – Know Your Options

2017 Rebel 500 Customization – Know Your Options

If you’re like most riders, your first bike wasn’t your best—or anybody’s. With little money to spend, and maybe disapproving parents watching you like unpaid truant officers, you had to sneak home some barely running heap of parts and keep it hidden, riding it only when the coast was clear and working on it theRead more about 2017 Rebel 500 Customization – Know Your Options[…]

The Honda CRF250L Rally Is A Blast, But What Are The Best Accessories?

The Honda CRF250L Rally Is A Blast, But What Are The Best Accessories?

If you’re like most motorcyclists, when someone says “adventure bike” you picture something like a big BMW GS, a 600-pound, $20,000 “dirt bike.” You know, the kind that’s usually piled high with camping gear, tools, and an espresso maker, and lying on its side in mud in the middle of some blank spot on theRead more about The Honda CRF250L Rally Is A Blast, But What Are The Best Accessories?[…]

Our Honda Africa Twin Project Bike: Everything You Could Ever Want for an Adventure

Our Honda Africa Twin Project Bike: Everything You Could Ever Want for an Adventure

It’s fair to say Honda’s Africa Twin has turned the adventure-touring world on its ear. Or maybe just tipped it over onto the engine guards. But however you look at it, the CRF1000L Africa Twin has found an ardent following as a lighter, simpler, cheaper alternative to the European big boys in the ADV segment.Read more about Our Honda Africa Twin Project Bike: Everything You Could Ever Want for an Adventure[…]

How Does A Kaoko Throttle Lock Work And What Are The Benefits?

How Does A Kaoko Throttle Lock Work And What Are The Benefits?

Kaoko: Smooth and Simple Throttle Stabilization True comfort on a motorcycle comes in dozens of small ways, including a great seat, ideal riding position, a smooth engine, and aerodynamics that reduce wind blast and turbulence. And comfort at the end of a long day is usually the result of all these plus the ability toRead more about How Does A Kaoko Throttle Lock Work And What Are The Benefits?[…]

SW-MOTECH EVO Adjustable Foot Pegs: Comfort and Stability, Combined

SW-MOTECH EVO Adjustable Foot Pegs: Comfort and Stability, Combined

Motorcycle ergonomics are one of those black arts, it seems, and not every bike manufacturer is a perfect practitioner. Either your pristine new adventure machine—be it a shiny BMW R1200GS, rugged Honda Africa Twin, or unbreakable Kawasaki KLR650—fits you or it doesn’t. In the case that it doesn’t, it’s time for ergonomic changes. One of theRead more about SW-MOTECH EVO Adjustable Foot Pegs: Comfort and Stability, Combined[…]