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Zero’s latest electric motorcycles boast 200+ mile range
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That’s if you add the Power Tank, which costs an extra $2,695. With some of the world’s biggest bike makers now dedicating time to electric models, Zero Motorcycles knows it has its work cut out. The company has spent the last 10 years refining its gas-free lineup, gradually adding more power and (more importantly) increasing […]

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HUSQVARNA INTRODUCES 2017 LINE OF VITPILENS IN MILAN
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And now for something completely different! Husqvarna Motorcycles took the covers off their production Vitpilen 401 and Svartpilen 401 machines at the 2016 EICMA show held in Milan, Italy. With the introduction of these pure state-of-the-art models Husqvarna Motorcycles takes an important step towards fulfilling their progressive vision of street motorcycling. The first two models […]

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Brian Deegan | The Legacy Lives On
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Recently, we had the chance to catch up with FMX pioneer Brian Deegan to discuss his racing career along with his family’s interests in racing. Getting his start as a motocross racer, Brian Deegan climbed his way through the amateur ranks as a Team Green rider, but shortly after obtaining his first Supercross Main Event […]

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British Customs Exhaust kits for Triumph Motorcycles
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British Customs releases new revolutionary performance slip-ons for Triumph motorcycles featuring innovative one-piece design and High Velocity Output technology. Exhaust systems are one of the most commonly customized parts on a motorcycle, but sadly, major innovations in that department are few and far between. But British Customs just released a new series of exhaust systems […]

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Ironman GNCC Breaks Participation Record! Over 2400 entries!
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The GNCC comes to a close with record-breaking participation. MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – The 42nd Annual AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) series presented by Maxxis, an AMA National Championship, came to close this past weekend, October 29 and 30, with the famed AMSOIL Ironman GNCC held at Ironman Raceway in Crawfordsville, Indiana. With the […]

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RACE REPORT: WORCS Final Round. Robby Bell Claims 3rd Championship (video)
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For their final event of 2016, the WORCS crew decided to test the racers by leaving the course ungroomed after Saturday’s events; typically, the crew will do some maintenance between days and let the course roughen back up throughout Sunday, but they left it as rough as it could get for the pro finale. “I […]

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Local 10-year-old Blake Davis competes in national motorcycle competition!
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RUSTBURG — Blake Davis is only 10 years old, but he has already been racing for most of his life. After falling in love with motorcycles at 3 years old, his love of the sport and his performance has steadily progressed. He has qualified for the Grand National Road Racing Finals, which begin today, at […]

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Experience the California Motorcycle Culture
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Larry Weitzman – Special to Village Life A brand-new exhibit at the California Automobile Museum called “Live Free: California Motorcycle Culture” is now open. It tells the story and impact of motorcycles since their beginning, which started in earnest in about 1903 with the founding of Harley-Davidson. Consisting of about 60 significant motorcycles and memorabilia, […]

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Ducati recalls XDiavel motorcycles (check out Jay Leno and his XDiavel)
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Ducati North America has issued a recall involving certain model year 2016-2017 XDiavel motorcycles due to potentially loose fastening screws. In affected bikes, the side stand plate lower fastening screw on the affected motorcycles may not be sufficiently tightened, causing the stand to fail and the bike to fall. Additionally, during normal use on the […]

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11 Best-Selling Motorcycles of All Time
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We probably aren’t the first ones to catch on to the fact that coming up with the 11 best-selling motorcycles of all time can be quite the fiasco. With one letdown after another, we hang our heads as we ignominiously admit that the information needed to put together an accurate list of history’s best-selling motorcycles […]

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#001 Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s Indian Chief Vintage Motorcycle Auctioned for $150,000!
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All funds from the auction benefit U.S. Military personnel and their families through Operation Ride Home MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Indian Motorcycle®, America’s First Motorcycle Company®, is proud to announce that the #001 2016 Limited Edition Jack Daniel’s® Indian® Chief® Vintage motorcycle auctioned at Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas on Saturday October 15 raised $150,000 for the benefit of Operation […]

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Monster Energy Cup Victory To Eli Tomac! (video recap)
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Costly crash for Roczen in moto 2! Monster Energy Cup Victory Went To Eli Tomac: The Monster Energy Cup produced yet another first-time winner. Since its debut six years ago, no rider has won the race twice and no rider since Ryan Villopoto at the very first race has claimed the $1 million prize for […]

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New CCM can do things most other ‘adventure’ motorcycles can’t
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The CCM GP450 can do things most other bikes bold enough to carry the ‘adventure’ moniker can accomplish only in marketing imagery. If actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman had been able to take the incredibly light CCM GP450 Adventure motorcycle to make their legendary Long Way Round series of TV travel documentaries, they might […]

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BMW Vision NEXT 100: A motorcycle so safe, ‘you don’t need a helmet’. Too good to be true?
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The bike’s dangerous, the technology is limited, from where we’re looking at it, there’s a chance that it’ll go up in flames, or be hit by either an irresponsible driver or a driverless car whose software has gone all haywire. The BMW Motorrad (the German giant’s two-wheeler division) had earlier this week unveiled a concept […]

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