Arai Introduces New DT-X Helmet

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Arai Helmets is proud to officially release their latest accomplishment: the new DT-X helmet. 67 years ago, Hirotake Arai created the first motorcycle helmet in Japan to protect his own head. Today, Arai Helmets is managed directly by his son and grandson, and has grown to be recognized as one of the world’s premier helmet […]

Custom Bike Builder Creates High Horsepower Harley Gin

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I remember when I turned 21 and my college buddy had just brought back a special bottle of tequila from Mexico to celebrate the occasion. What was so special about the bottle? It had a worm in the bottom of it and you were supposed to drink the tequila and then eat the worm. I’m […]

This & That: Suzuki Van Van 200

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If you Ride This: Suzuki Van Van 200 It seems like every motorcycle manufacturer is jumping on the scrambler band wagon and Suzuki didn’t want to miss the ride. At least with their version, the VanVan 200, Suzuki has created something that looks unique and a blast to ride. Just shy of 300 pounds and […]

This & That: 2107 Kawasaki Versys –X 300

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If You Ride This: 2107 Kawasaki Versys –X 300 (ABS version) If you like Kawasaki’s Versys line but feel that the 1000 and 650 models were just too much bike or too expensive, the brand new X 300 should fit right into your lane. Nearly 100 pounds lighter than its 650cc big brother, the new […]

Product Spotlight: Dunlop Hits the Sweet Spot With The New Sportmax Roadsmart III Tires

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  Can you have your cake and eat it too? Well, while motorcycle tires are consumables, I don’t really think you want to toss one onto your plate and gnaw on it. But in a figurative sense, with Dunlop’s new Sportmax Roadsmart III tires, yes, yes you can have your cake (long distance mileage) and […]

Head to Head: Hydration Stations–Quench Your Thirst With These Hydration Packs

  Fox Racing Lowpro Hydration Pack MSRP: $54.95 Bladder capacity: 50 ounces/1.5 liters Number of pockets: 2 Adjustment points: 3 Colors: Black Multiple hose routing options: yes Padding/protection: light padding in back The Fox Racing Lowpro Hydration Pack is extremely lightweight and features a minimalist low profile design. The shoulder straps have open mesh paneling […]

Yamaha Introduces All-New Star Venture

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CYPRESS, Calif. – June 5, 2017 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, today introduced the all-new Star Venture touring motorcycle model combining a new level of power, technology and comfort features that will redefine the luxury touring motorcycle market. JOURNEY FURTHER Powered by an air-cooled 113 cubic inch (1854cc) V-twin fuel-injected engine, the Star Venture incorporates […]

Dunlop Introduces the All-New Sportmax Roadsmart III 

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Buffalo, NY (Jan. 31, 2017): Performance Touring is born. The all-new Sportmax Roadsmart III not only lasts longer, but performs at higher levels than the competition throughout its extended lifetime. Utilizing new ideas and proven concepts, Dunlop’s Sportmax Roadsmart III redefines the Sport Touring tire category by reinventing long-haul tire performance.   Some motorcycle tires boast […]

Head to Head: Street Touring Boots

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Meteor FX Waterproof Boots Manufacturer: Joe Rocket Price: $119.99 Colors: Black with reflective piping. Sizes: 7-13 Weight: 3.4 lbs (size 13) Closure System: Zipper to high ankle with full length Velcro overclosure You’ll get a lot of bang for little buck with the Meteor FX Waterproof Boots. These boots are the lightest of the three […]

Rain, Rain Go Away: How To Get Clear Vision When Riding In Wet Weather

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Have you ever noticed how automotive technology continually trickles over to motorcycling? Just a few examples would be EFI, ABS brakes, and traction control. Well, now we can add yet another piece of tech to the bunch as UK firm, Rainpal, wants to fit your motorcycle helmet with a windshield wiper. Currently at 17% of […]