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First Look: Kawasaki’s 300 Horsepower Ninja H2R

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Shut up and hold on, is the first thought that came to mind when Kawasaki Motorcycles finally pulled the cover off its new beast, the 2015 Ninja H2R. This morning in Cologne, Germany, after weeks of hype and anticipation, Kawasaki blew the doors off the facility of the INTERMOT show with the unveiling of its new […]

Long Haul: 10 Tips for Endurance Motorcycle Riding

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What’s the longest distance you’ve ever ridden on a motorcycle in one day? Have you ever considered logging a long distance run of say more than 1,000 miles in one day? Did you know there’s a group that focuses on nothing but endurance/long-distance riding? Dubbed, the Iron Butt Association, the organization offers certificates of completion […]

Keanu Reeves’ Motorcycle Company Debuts First Bike

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Keanu Reeves has been a long-time fan of riding motorcycles, so much so that he has started his own motorcycle company. Reeves teamed up with custom motorcycle builder and L.A. County Chop Rods owner, Gard Hollinger, to create Arch Motorcycle Company. In its latest announcement, Arch has started taking orders for its debut bike, the KRGT-1. According […]

Attention Gold Wing Riders: Honda GL1800 Recall

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American Honda Motor Co., Inc. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2001-2010 and 2012 GL1800 and 2001-2005 GL1800A motorcycles due to issues with the brakes. The total number of Gold Wings affected by the recall is 126,000. The cause of the recall lies within the rear braking system, specifically the master cylinder. The rear brake […]

Exhausting Options: Finding Pipes for Your Harley

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If there’s one commonality amongst Harley-Davidson owners (other than they love their motorcycles) it’s that they are never satisfied with their motorcycles. I don’t mean never satisfied in the sense that they can’t stand riding it, I mean never satisfied in the fact that there is always something they want to modify, customize, or change. […]

2015 Harley-Davidson Models

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The phrase is usually “Christmas in July,” but if you’re a die-hard Harley-Davidson fan then you know Christmas comes in August–that’s when The MoCo releases its new model lineup to the masses. Well, merry Christmas your presents have arrived. You already got a sneak peek of some of your presents at the start of the […]

Bar Swap: How to Measure Handlebars for your Harley

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There are two key factors you need to consider when swapping out the handlebars on your Harley-Davidson. First you need to choose a style then you need to figure out the bar dimensions you want/need. Determining the style can be somewhat of a daunting task as there are so many different styles to choose from […]

The More you Know: Why is California Keeping Lane Splitting an Underground Activity?

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One of the many benefits of riding a motorcycle in California is the ability to split lanes, lane share, or filter through traffic. Lane splitting has been allowed in California (the only state to allow it) for many years; however there are still many motorists’ young and old who don’t know or don’t realize that […]

Ready for The Rally: Essentials For your Ride to Sturgis

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From the moment they throw a leg over the saddle of a Hog for the first time there’s one goal just about every Harley ride envisions, cruising into downtown Sturgis, South Dakota, to attend the mother of all motorcycle rallies, the legendary Sturgis Rally. From the thousands of bikes lined up and down Main Street […]

I Spy: Is a new 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide on the Way?

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In what seems to be a very rare occasion by Harley-Davidson, spy photos have snuck out of what we can only speculate to be a new 2015 Road Glide model (see images here on motorcycle.com), that if not part of the 2015 OE lineup will probably be released as a mid-year model (Harley has been […]