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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?[…]

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[…]

Dual-Sport Motorcycle Accessories Guide: Getting Started

Dual-Sport Motorcycle Accessories Guide: Getting Started

Maybe you’ve heard this from a “credible” source, but that doesn’t make it any less true: dual-sport motorcycles are awesome. Really, they are. If you don’t already know, you’ll soon discover that dual sports are not only great for finding fun off-road, they make great commuters and lightweight adventure bikes, too. But as good asRead more about Dual-Sport Motorcycle Accessories Guide: Getting Started[…]

HEX ezCAN Is the Ultimate Accessory for Your Liquid-Cooled BMW Boxer

HEX ezCAN Is the Ultimate Accessory for Your Liquid-Cooled BMW Boxer

Control Essential Electrical Accessories with Your BMW’s CAN-BUS Whenever you add an electrical accessory to your bike, you have to think about how you’ll control it. Traditionally, that’s done with a simple pushbutton switch. Push to turn on. Push to turn off. Simple. But what if you could harness the power of the computer network alreadyRead more about HEX ezCAN Is the Ultimate Accessory for Your Liquid-Cooled BMW Boxer[…]