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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[…]

Where Does It Hurt? How To Alleviate Pain From Motorcycle Riding

Where Does It Hurt? How To Alleviate Pain From Motorcycle Riding

Where Does It Hurt? Motorcycle ergonomics are notoriously fickle. What works for one rider may not for another, which is part of the reason you should take recommendations carefully. “That seat is a plank!” “I can’t sit on that bike for more than 20 minutes.” These might be true to those making the claim butRead more about Where Does It Hurt? How To Alleviate Pain From Motorcycle Riding[…]

Product Review: Interphone Tour Bluetooth Motorcycle Communicator

Product Review: Interphone Tour Bluetooth Motorcycle Communicator

Remember the old brick-sized cell phones with small briefcases for batteries? That’s kind of where motorcycle communicators used to be — large, clunky units with oversized push-to-talk buttons and limited functionality. In recent years, those communicators have gotten smaller, sleeker, and more powerful, with advanced features like voice command and smartphone apps. Best of all,Read more about Product Review: Interphone Tour Bluetooth Motorcycle Communicator[…]

Off-Road Motorcycle Protection: How to Keep Your Bike (Mostly) In One Piece

Off-Road Motorcycle Protection: How to Keep Your Bike (Mostly) In One Piece

What Is The Most Essential Motorcycle Protection? Riding a motorcycle off the beaten path offers many rewards: beautiful scenery, a sense of accomplishment, and the excitement of exploration, to name a few. Like all things motorcycle, riding off pavement has its own degree of calculated risk. We build our skills, adjust our judgment, understand ourRead more about Off-Road Motorcycle Protection: How to Keep Your Bike (Mostly) In One Piece[…]