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2018 BMW R310 GS – Fully Loaded With The Best Accessories

2018 BMW R310 GS – Fully Loaded With The Best Accessories

There’s something really cool about a lightweight and affordable adventure bike like the BMW G310GS. First off, the littlest GS is affordable ($5795 in the US) and easygoing. Even though the 313cc single-cylinder engine makes a modest 34 horsepower, it’s tuned for torque across the rev range and has perfectly tuned fuel injection that providesRead more about 2018 BMW R310 GS – Fully Loaded With The Best Accessories[…]

What Are The Best Aprilia Tuono 1100 Motorcycle Accessories?

What Are The Best Aprilia Tuono 1100 Motorcycle Accessories?

Don’t be fooled by the naked-bike handlebar and partial fairing. Just under the skin, the Tuono is a serious, intensely powerful sportbike with world-class electronics. Of course, we can never leave any motorcycle stock, so here’s a full list of our favorite Aprilia Tuono accessories. Aprilia Tuono Crash Protection Aero Style Frame Sliders use specialRead more about What Are The Best Aprilia Tuono 1100 Motorcycle Accessories?[…]

The DENALI B6 Tail Light Review: A Brilliant Solution To Getting Slammed Traffic

The DENALI B6 Tail Light Review: A Brilliant Solution To Getting Slammed Traffic

If you’ve been riding long enough, you’ve heard the screech of tires behind you as a distracted motorist discovers, almost too late, that you’ve stopped in front of him. It’s then you either appreciate your own conspicuity or get religion about adding some. That’s where the DENALI B6 Tail Light comes in. It’s true thatRead more about The DENALI B6 Tail Light Review: A Brilliant Solution To Getting Slammed Traffic[…]

2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan – Fully Loaded and Reviewed

2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan – Fully Loaded and Reviewed

Okay, so where is it written that all adventure bikes have to be large, technically sophisticated, expensive beasts? Can’t we have simple, honest machines to ride across this wonderful country of ours? Yes, yes we can. There’s plenty of interest in the breed even if the current crop of bikes aren’t exactly new. The ancientRead more about 2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan – Fully Loaded and Reviewed[…]

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[…]

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[…]