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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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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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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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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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Henry Cole’€™s The Motorbike Show to USA via Ultimate Motorcycling! (video)
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Want a unique perspective on all-things motorcycles? Henry Cole has it. Cole’s The Motorbike Show is now available in the USA through Ultimate Motorcycling. There are certain personalities within the motorcycle industry that simply can’t go unnoticed. The UK’s Henry Cole is one of them. For over three decades, Cole’s passion for motorcycles has brought […]

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Zvexx wants to make all-electric motorcycles ‘badass’!
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A group of engineers in partnership with a few bike shops in Switzerland set out to show that electric motorcycles could be “badass” and have “outrageous performance”. I’d argue that Zero Motorcycles are already pretty badass, but sure let’s see what they got… They created a company called ‘Zvexx Motorbike’ and came up with Zvexx, […]

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Numerous New Models to be Unveiled Tomorrow in Cologne
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Several press conferences are scheduled for tomorrow morning at the Intermot Motorcycle Show in Cologne. Expect numerous new models to emerge with unveilings scheduled by BMW, Ducati, Suzuki, Honda and others. As always, MD will promptly post stories and photos concerning the most exciting new models. Pictured is the Suzuki GSX-R1000 “concept” announced last year […]

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Double Podium for Movistar Yamaha MotoGP at Motorland Aragón (race video)
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Today’s Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón proved to be the most action-filled race of the season so far, as Movistar Yamaha MotoGP rider Jorge Lorenzo fought off his rivals to secure a hard-fought second place. Teammate Valentino Rossi also used his YZR-M1 to the fullest to fend off the competition and secured the fourth double […]

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EBR Motorcycles Back in Business! Erik Buell is Still in the Game
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EBR Motorcycles announced they are back in business with the news that it is offering a complete line-up of 2017 models. EBR Motorcycles has announced the release of their 2017 model year American Sportbikes, and noted the progress made in rebuilding the brand. “It has been an amazing summer since the new EBR was launched,” […]

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2017 AMA Pro Motocross Numbers | What # is Your Favorite Rider?
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Complete list of 2017 AMA Pro Motocross numbers for Monster Energy Supercross Series and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship participants. 2017 Top 100 and Career Pro Numbers for AMA Supercross & Motocross *Career Numbers **New Career Number for 2017 1 – 450SX – Ryan Dungey 1 – 450MX – Ken Roczen 1 – 250MX – […]

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Motorcycles Don’t Come Crazier Than The Maserati V8-Powered Lazareth LM847 (video)
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First unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March, the Lazareth LM847 could very well be the world’s most insane motorcycle. While at first it might appear impossible to ride, it’s actually completely functional, as the video below proves. Power for the LM847 comes courtesy of a Maserati-sourced V8 displacing 4.7-liters. It delivers a manic […]

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THE SECRET HISTORY OF ITALY’S MOST STORIED MOTORCYCLE BRAND
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Get to know Moto Guzzi, who have been building some of the world’s most badass bikes for almost a century. Few things get motorcyclist obsessives as amped as seeing a mint Moto Guzzi out on the street. Though Guzzis haven’t always resonated with the market, Italy’s oldest motorcycles have always been distinctive, full of character, […]

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