This or That: 2017 KTM 390 Duke

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If You Ride This: 2017 KTM 390 Duke In a world of heavily skinned, lightweight, sport bikes from the big four Japanese manufacturers, KTM’s 390 Duke is a stark contrast with its naked appearance. With a fresh look for 2017, the 390 Duke sports a long list new items such as 43mm WP forks, a […]

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 […]

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 […]

This and That: 2017 Yamaha R6

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If you ride this: 2017 Yamaha R6 For 2017 the new Yamaha R6 has been freshly honed and sharpened to slice and dice the competition thanks to a host of upgrades. The exterior has been given a sleeker and angrier finish line stare with an R1 inspired front fairing that features recessed LED headlights. The […]

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 […]

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 […]

Product Spotlight: 360Fly HD Video Camera

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The sports action camera market has been a pretty hot segment the past five years with a steady flow of new companies joining the fray. Of course it’s great to have a selection of cameras to choose from and competition helps keep pricing fairly reasonable. The problem is, until recently every sports cam company was […]