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2019 EICMA rumors – What should we expect from the motorcycle show?

2019 EICMA rumors – What should we expect from the motorcycle show?

The EICMA show, held annually in November in Milan, Italy, is one of the largest motorcycle shows in the world. The major motorcycle brands will release most of their new models there, and leading aftermarket companies will show off their latest innovations. Custom bike builders also show off their latest cafe racers, scramblers, choppers, andRead more about 2019 EICMA rumors – What should we expect from the motorcycle show?[…]

Which Motorcycle CANBUS Controller Do I Choose?

Which Motorcycle CANBUS Controller Do I Choose?

DENALI Electronics CANsmart versus Hex ezCAN The DENALI CANsmart and Hex ezCAN units are physically nearly identical, but their software and what is included in the box is significantly different. The DENALI CANsmart controller includes four complete wiring harnesses, two for DENALI auxiliary driving lights, one for a DENALI Soundbomb horn, and one for the DENALIRead more about Which Motorcycle CANBUS Controller Do I Choose?[…]

Why Would You Put Handguards On A Street or Sport Motorcycle?

Why Would You Put Handguards On A Street or Sport Motorcycle?

Off-road and adventure riders know Barkbusters handguards offer outstanding protection from rocks and tree limbs on the trail, and even provide some protection for levers and switches in minor falls. But are handguards useful on streetbikes? It turns out they are. Cold can be a big deterrent when riding your motorcycle in the late fall/earlyRead more about Why Would You Put Handguards On A Street or Sport Motorcycle?[…]

How To Install The DENALI CANsmart For Your Motorcycle

How To Install The DENALI CANsmart For Your Motorcycle

The Best CANsmart Controller Just Got Better   Features: True Plug & Play installation Offers custom control of your electrical accessories 4 dedicated circuits pre-programmed to control two sets of auxiliary lights, an auxiliary horn, & an auxiliary brake light Each circuit is electronically fused and preconfigured to use right out of the box NewRead more about How To Install The DENALI CANsmart For Your Motorcycle[…]

How To Install A Tail Tidy (Fender Eliminator) On A Motorcycle

How To Install A Tail Tidy (Fender Eliminator) On A Motorcycle

Try as they might, most motorcycle manufacturers have a hard time making the stock license plate assembly look good on sport and standard bikes. (Actually laws dictating lighting sizes, placement and visibility of the license plate have a big hand in this.) Maybe that’s why “tidying” up the rear fender is one of the firstRead more about How To Install A Tail Tidy (Fender Eliminator) On A Motorcycle[…]

What Are Motorcycle Crash Bars & How Do They Work?

What Are Motorcycle Crash Bars & How Do They Work?

In just about any fight between your motorcycle and gravity, gravity will be the winner. That’s why well-designed motorcycle crash bars are must-have accessories if you ride off-road. They can’t protect your bike in every situation––some falls are just too extreme––but if they do their job well enough that you can still ride home, youRead more about What Are Motorcycle Crash Bars & How Do They Work?[…]

What Are The Best Gifts & Gift Ideas For Motorcyclists?

What Are The Best Gifts & Gift Ideas For Motorcyclists?

When it comes to motorcycle gifts, it is not always clear what kinds of accessories are good to give, and what ones you should avoid. This is especially true if you don’t ride yourself, or you want to surprise someone special with something awesome. This guide is designed to help you with your purchase, butRead more about What Are The Best Gifts & Gift Ideas For Motorcyclists?[…]