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Vintage Eatons Road King Motocross Bike! Who Wants One?
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Is this cool or what? Anyone ever have one of these?

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California Allows Motorcycle Lane Splitting. This Writer Disagrees. What do you think? (video)
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Maybe you have to drive out here to understand the danger and fear caused by a 600-pound rocket careening past you at three times your speed or more — or simply weaving quickly between you and another car, barely missing the both of you — but once you do you really are left with that […]

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Nicky Hayden Could Benefit from WSB Decision to Split Races Over Two Days
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The recently announced decision from WSB that the two races this year will be split over Saturday and Sunday, rather than both ocurring on Sunday, must be good news for WSB rookie Nicky Hayden. Hayden has already said that racing on both Saturday and Sunday will help him, particularly at unfamiliar tracks (MotoGP does not […]

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Simpson Ghost Bandit Helmet review
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We get to sample a lot of helmets here at MD, from budget models to top-of-the-line Arais. We have a pretty good frame of reference when it comes to judging helmets for comfort and design. The latest helmet we have been testing is the all-new Simpson Ghost Bandit. Similar style Bandit models have been selling […]

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Rare Brough Superior motorcycles found in a barn! (Jay Leno video)
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For many years motorcycle fans and enthusiasts talked about the ‘urban myth’ of the Brough Superiors But now a fleet of eight bikes have been located in Bodmin, Cornwall after gathering dust in a barn for 50 years Experts are calling the find one of the greatest motorcycle discoveries in decades. Brough Superior bikes, built […]

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Top Five Fastest Motorcycles in the World!
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Any rider would need to rev up the skill and courage to handle the fastest motorcycles in the world. Any list of the fastest motorcycles in the world brings with it a certain amount of insanity. Driving fast, turbocharged supercars seems dangerous enough with hundreds of horsepower pushing a metal box north of 190 mph. […]

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Bultaco  is back! The Spanish Company Has Introduced a Line of Electric Motorcycles
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The Bultaco motorcycle company roars to life after a 30 year hiatus and introduces an all new line of electric motorcycles and bicycles. When most people think of motorcycle companies they usually think of names like Harley-Davidson, Indian, Honda, Kawasaki, BMW and a few others. The name Bultaco, however, is usually not among them. Bultaco […]

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B.C. man first paraplegic to perform backflip on motorbike
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Nearly two years ago, B.C. motocross rider Bruce Cook found himself lying in a hospital bed unable to move after a life-altering stunt jumping accident left him paralyzed from the waist down. Less than a year after his accident, Cook was back on the very same bike that he crashed. His comeback journey hit a […]

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Supercross Training Grounds
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We dropped in to check out The West MX, where Richard Kutbach filled us in on his newest all Supercross and Arenacross layout (both private and public) this offseason. If you live in California, it’s nothing new to see some of the top pros spinning laps at the local tracks shaking things down or just […]

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2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS – (Bike Report)
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The demand for standard style motorcycles has continued to rise here in the United States for the past several years. Manufacturers have responded with both expensive, high-end models, mid-priced models and even budget models. Kawasaki has had a hole in its U.S. lineup. Below the powerful 1,043 cc Z1000, a bike that MD has thoroughly […]

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Toyota’s Amazing Motorcycle Ad – (video)
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The best motorcycle advertisement of the year wasn’t made by a motorcycle company. Our Backmarker delivers the backstory of the Toyota Blow Off Steam ad. As soon as I saw it had to find out who made it, and how they managed to convince Toyota to create and run a spot that shares so much […]

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Yamaha Introduces 2016 FZ6R And SR400 Sport Models (Industry Press Releases)
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Cypress, CA – October 6, 2015 – Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., today announced the return of the FZ6R and SR400 sport motorcycles for the 2016 model year. The FZ6R features a confidence-inspiring low seat height and adjustable handlebars, a torquey 600cc engine, and YZF-R6-inspired styling at a value price. For 2016, the FZ6R remains a […]

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Bell Helmets Kurt Caselli Limited Edition Moto 9 Helmet (Tribute Video)
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Bell Helmets Press Release: Bell Helmets, an industry leader in innovative head protection, today debuted 200 limited edition Moto-9 helmets, honoring legendary off-road rider Kurt Caselli. All proceeds will go to The Kurt Caselli Foundation, which is focused on enhancing the safety of riders and racers in the off-road motorcycling industry. “Kurt was a member…

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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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