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Motorcycle Crash Bar Installation – Tips & Tricks From The Pros

Motorcycle Crash Bar Installation – Tips & Tricks From The Pros

Motorcycle crash bars are crucial equipment if you ride off-road, and they’ve even saved a street bike or two from calamity. At the least, they can help prevent minor damage from becoming expensive parts replacements; at best, they can keep the motorcycle operable so you can get to your destination. To learn more about howRead more about Motorcycle Crash Bar Installation – Tips & Tricks From The Pros[…]

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

The DENALI B6 Tail Light Review: A Brilliant Solution To Getting Slammed In 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 In Traffic[…]

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[…]

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[…]

5 Essential Accessories to Protect Your Sportbike

5 Essential Accessories to Protect Your Sportbike

Today’s sportbikes are amazing works of art that provide unbelievable performance and stunning style, in tailored suits of aerodynamic bodywork. Your hard-earned cash has just taken the form of two wheels, lightweight metal components, and a powerful motor all wrapped in sexy plastic fairings. Ultimate Sportbike Protection Unfortunately, these components can easily sustain damage ifRead more about 5 Essential Accessories to Protect Your Sportbike[…]