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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?[…]

Motorcycle Accessories – What Windscreen Is Best For Your Africa Twin?

Motorcycle Accessories – What Windscreen Is Best For Your Africa Twin?

There are a lot of options available when it comes to windscreens. On a bike like the Africa Twin (or any other large ADV bike) it is important to understand how they differ – there’s more to it than big=better. In our latest video we take a look three of the most popular motorcycle windscreensRead more about Motorcycle Accessories – What Windscreen Is Best For Your Africa Twin?[…]

What Are The Must-Have Sport Touring Motorcycle Accessories?

What Are The Must-Have Sport Touring Motorcycle Accessories?

When sport touring on your motorcycle, there are a few things you always want to have with you. Here are some of our suggestions, but we want to keep adding to the list! What are we missing that you absolutely never take a trip without? Tools – You gotta have something with you ‘just inRead more about What Are The Must-Have Sport Touring Motorcycle Accessories?[…]

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[…]