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Veteran motorcycles set off from Epsom for 77th Pioneer Run
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The annual race has been running since 1930 and attracts the largest gathering of pre-1915 veteran machines. Vintage motorcycles took to the roads for the 77th Pioneer Run organised by The Sunbeam Motor Cycle Club. Veteran motorcycles, tricycles and sidecars took off from Epsom Downs Racecourse on Sunday for the annual race which first began […]

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Calgary celebrates the history of motorcycles
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Reflections in Chrome offers insight to the development of two-wheeled rides spanning more than a century Forty motorcycles – spanning more than a century of innovation and style – are on display at Gasoline Alley in Calgary’s Heritage Park. “Reflections in Chrome – A Motorcycle Retrospective” runs until April 24, featuring the classic bikes from […]

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‘Adventure Trio’ presents story of 15 months on motorcycles in South America
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Back from their 15 month motorcycle tour through South America, Terry and Sandy Borden and their son Jack began a series of presentations about their adventures Friday night at the Mercantile in McCloud. They titled their talk, video, and slideshow, “Adventure Trio: Riding Away From the Usual,” and offered refreshments and souvenirs of their travels to […]

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Rest In Peace, Cloud Toda | Died in Foam Pit Fire
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Paralyzed motocross rider Cloud Toda has passed away due to a foam pit fire in Japan. Paralyzed seven years ago from the waist down, Toda had been riding again for a few years on a modified Suzuki RM-Z450, and he had hoped to earn an invite to the X Games Best Whip contest. Toda has […]

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German Thai-Style Motorcycle Adventure Event
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German company Touratech takes its adventuring spirit to southeast Asia for the first motorcycle travel event in Thailand. Celebrating 25 years of being in business and the rapidly growing adventure travel niche in Thailand, the German Touratech company and its Thai importer and distributor hosted “Made for Adventure” – the largest motorcycle travel event ever […]

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Pikes Peak Hill Climb Explains One-Piece Handlebar Rule (video)
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Further clarification about controversial Pikes Peak rule change. The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has released this “clarification” on its decision to revert back to only allowing motorcycles with one-piece handlebars to compete. In it, the organizers state: “One key reason the PPIHC Race Committee and Board of Directors are only comfortable allowing motorcycles originally […]

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Rare Motorcycles! The Top 5!
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Rare Motorcycles – Top 5 Ever Seen Having spent at least part of the last. Having spent at least part of the last 41 summers in the saddle of a motorcycle going hither and yon always with an eye out for a chance to ogle unusual, rare or just plain cool motorcycles of all types […]

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The custom bikes of the Long Beach Motorcycle Show
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While the Long Beach Motorcycle Show featured a few manufacturer-built or commissioned customized motorcycles, such as a fleet of Indians by Roland Sands and BMW’s Roland-Sands-built Concept 101, there were also a number of non-sponsored customs on hand. They were there as part of a cross-country custom bike competition held in conjunction with The Progressive […]

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Have you ever asked why are Harley-Davidson Motorcycles So Loud?
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Anyone who’s ever witnessed a poker run knows that Harley-Davidson motorcycles are really, really loud. And since not everyone thinks that’s a good thing, in recent years, there have been efforts to stifle them. Straight off the line today, Harley exhaust systems can emit noise as high as 80 decibels (dBs), give or take depending […]

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Photographer promotes empowerment through pin-up calendar
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When working with women, Kitty Gilmore sees the same behavior all too often. Many times when women are complimented, they downplay the praise, shrug off the gesture and insist they’re not as smart, pretty or talented as others perceive them, Gilmore said. The local photographer wants to change that. As owner of Calendars by Miss […]

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Stars of Mad Max to Feature at Sydney Motorcycle Show & Robbie Maddison!
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The Sydney Motorcycle Show presented by InsureMyRide, will host some very special guests, with three motorcycles from the action blockbuster motion picture Mad Max ‘Fury Road’ confirmed to be on display at the event on November 20-22 at Sydney Oympic Park. The specially modified Yamaha motorcycles all featured in the movie that was shot on […]

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Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally: The rumble of motorcycles reminds us that autumn is almost here
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The rumble of more than 28,000 bikers will usher in autumn at the 46th annual Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally at the Inn of the Mountain Gods Sept. 16 to 20. The event draws avid riders and enthusiasts from throughout the Southwest as the bikers flood area streets and highways. There will be a nitelight parade […]

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ROBBIE MADDISON’S BEHIND THE DREAM PART 1: THE MAKING OF “PIPE DREAM”
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On August 2 the world watched Robbie Maddison ride his motorcycle on one of the most dangerous waves on the planet. DC is proud to release “ROBBIE MADDISON’S BEHIND THE DREAM PART 1: THE MAKING OF “PIPE DREAM”” to show just how he made his pipe dream a reality. This is the first video in […]

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MotoMission Peru! Must Watch Video! The Ultimate Trail Ride Adventure!
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This is the epic tale of 4 guys on the dirt bike adventure of their lives. Sometimes when risk is taken, things can happen. 4 days of hard enduro through the Andes of Peru will test the will of even the toughest of riders. This is one of the latest dirtbike adventures of MotoMission, an […]

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