Sport Bike and Street Bike Rider’s 2017 Christmas Guide: Gift Ideas for the Street Rippers

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Got someone on your Christmas list that is into carving canyons, stunting on the streets, or just enjoys twisting the throttle of their two-wheeled rocket? This guide will give you some good gift ideas on riding gear, parts, and accessories for those adrenaline fiends who love their street bikes and sport bikes. Communication System Pretty […]

Get Lit: Low Light Motorcycle Riding Gear Buyers Guide

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We’ve reached that time of year again where we (well everybody except for those in Arizona, Hawaii and the US territories) have to set our clocks in accordance with daylight savings. For the past eight months we’ve had the pleasure of experience one extra hour of daylight after setting our clocks forward one hour back […]

The Right Tires for the Job: Different Types of Motorcycle Tires

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Not all motorcycle tires are created equal. Sure they are all round, and unlike automotive tires, have a curved profile to make it easier for the rider to lean in and out of corners, but where one motorcycle tire differs from the next is in their design and intended use. For example, you wouldn’t use […]

Rain Gear Guide: Stay Dry and Ride

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We like to joke that there is no such thing as bad weather, just bad gear. Riding a motorcycle in a wet-t, a pair of soggy cotton jeans, water soaked leathers and boots full of water is not an optimal experience. With a few pieces of good gear, you can ride comfortably and dry through […]

6D Helmets and Dynamic Research Inc. Win $500,000 Award

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BREA, Calif. – Sept. 6, 2017 – With traumatic brain injury and concussions becoming a growing concern among amateur and professional athletes, the NFL and GE have collaborated with Under Armour and NIST and created the four-year, $60 million Head Health Initiative. Today, they announce they have awarded 6D Helmets and Dynamic Research the Head Health Challenge III’s $500,000 grand prize […]

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 […]

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 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 […]