This and 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 […]

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 […]

How to Survive Riding a Motorcycle in a Heat Wave

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We’re approaching mid-July, the peak of summer, and it seems the sparks from the 4th of July have lit a fire in the skies above Southern California and Western Nevada. With a potential record-setting heat wave looming over the Western end of the country it can take a lot of will power to gear up […]

Motorcycle MPGs

Looking for motorcycle MPGs? How many miles per gallon does your motorcycle burn? We have complied this comprehensive chart of motorcycle MPG ratings for US Miles Per Gallon (Combined) from NADA data. Motorcycle MPG Chart Model Year Manufacturer Model US mpg (Combined) BMW 2016 BMW G 650 GS 66 2015 BMW G 650 GS 66 […]

Attack of the Groms: A Honda 125cc Triple Play

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Biger isn’t necessarily always better when it comes to motorcycling. In a world where many people get their thrills from attaining more horsepower, more torque, and more speed, it turns out that there’s a sizeable community of people who can have just as much fun on small displacement motorcycles. This has become extremely evident with […]

Head to Head: Entry-Level Sport Bikes

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  Ninja 300 Manufacturer: Kawasaki MSRP: $4,999 Engine: 296cc, liquid-cooled, DOHC, 4-stroke, parallel twin Bore x Stroke:  62mm x 49mm Transmission: 6-speed Fuel Delivery: DFI® with dual 32mm throttle bodies Power:  34.9 hp @ 10,870 rpm, 17.6 lb.-ft. @ 9960 rpm* Curb Weight: 383.7 lbs Seat Height: 30.9” Fuel Capacity: 4.5 gal MPG: 70 (according […]

Hi-Viz Motorcycle Gear to Light Up the Night

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Motorcycle riding is a great activity and extremely affordable method of transportation, however, it’s not without its dangers–most notably not being seen by other motorists. Motorcycles are much smaller than most other vehicles on the road and therefore can easily get lost amongst a sea of other cars and trucks on the road or inattentive […]

Riding Gear for the Summertime Canyon Carver

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Riding up and down your favorite stretch of mountain road can be a blast as you work on perfecting your lines, timing your braking and throttle control, and getting your body positioning just right to nail the perfect run. However, even in the summertime the mountain temperatures can get pretty warm and when you couple […]

Riding Gear for the Stuntress

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Not all girls ride on the back of motorcycles. More and more females are getting tired of the view from the passenger seat and taking to their own two wheels. In fact we are starting to see more and more women jump into the stunt bike scene tossing wheels in the air and drifting smokey […]