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Funny Captions!
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Last Friday, we posted this historical (hysterical?) but rather strange picture on the Cycle World Facebook page and asked our friends to come up with some creative captions. Well, you delivered in spades. Here’s a smattering of our favorites. Remember: Visit us on Facebook and hit the “Like” button! “Extreme carousel rides 5 cents.” “Get […]

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Chad Reed announces closing of TwoTwo Motorsports
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Reed has owned, operated and rode for TwoTwo Motorsports since 2011. On Tuesday, Chad Reed took to Instagram to release a statement about the future of TwoTwo Motorsports – the team he has owned, operated and rode for since the 2011 season – saying that the organization will be ceasing operations. “We worked hard to […]

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Babes Ride Out – A Motorcycle Story (video)
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Babes Ride Out founders Ashmore Ellis and Anya Violet wanted to create an environment where women can come together to share their cross country journeys, triumphs, close calls and disasters on the bike. GoPro Production Artists Tina Marchman and Annemarie Hennes joined these five hundred ladies in Joshua Tree for this women’s only event. See […]

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Motocross Memories Brought Back to Life!
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Tucked up in the hills of Villa Park, Tom White’s Early Years of Motocross Museum celebrates the formative years of the sport in the US, which took off in 1966 when San Diego Husqvarna dealer M. Edison Dye invited the likes of Roger DeCoster, Joel Robert, and Torsten Hallman to race against Americans in the […]

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Mike Brown Wins 2015 X Games Endurocross! (video)
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Wow! Who says you get too old! Well, at least for Mike Brown it does not apply! Head Down Throttle Back gives a BIG congratulations to Mike Brown for his big win at the X Games! Watch it here…

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X Games Flat Track!
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Tune In To Check Out All The X Games Flat Track Action Don’t miss the action from this year’s X Games in Austin, TX, as Flat Track makes its debut in the biggest action sports event on the planet. All of the action from X Games Austin will be featured LIVE on ESPN, ABC and […]

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Eli Tomac Out for Rest of MX National Series
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Eli Tomac is out for the rest of the year after starting a perfect 5-0 and leading the moto he was in before crashing. Reports are he has a 100% tear of his rotator cuff and likely will need surgery on both shoulders. The GEICO Honda PR is below: GEICO Honda rider Eli Tomac out […]

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Ducati Targets First Win of New Era at Mugello This Weekend (News)
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Podium finishes are now expected at Ducati’s MotoGP team, and its riders Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Ianonne are brimming with confidence in their new GP15 race bikes. Ducati comes home to the Mugello circuit this weekend, where both Andreas tested just two weeks ago. Although Ducati has been competitive at every track this year, it […]

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The Kurt Caselli Foundation 2nd Annual Fundraiser (Press Release)
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Temecula, CA – The Kurt Caselli Foundation is proud to announce its 2nd annual fundraiser to be held at Doffo Winery in Temecula, CA on May 30, 2015 from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Entry to the event is $10.00 per person. An auction will be held during the day on items from Kurt’s past as well […]

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BMW’s Concept 101 Motorcycle! Awesome!
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BMW has announced the unveiling of its Concept 101 motorcycle at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy today. The head of design for BMW Motorrad calls the Concept 101 “the epitome of elegance, power and luxury on two wheels.” 101 refers to the cubic inch capacity (1,649 cc) of the six-cylinder engine, as well […]

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Victory Building a Sport Model? What??? (video)
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Below is a video we received from Victory Motorcycles yesterday highlighting a collaboration between Roland Sands Design, Cycle World Magazine and Victory Motorcycles to build and race a motorcycle (piloted by CW’s Don Canet) up Pikes Peak later this year. In the video, you can see that the bike being developed is a one-off, hand […]

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Looks Like Motorcycle lane-splitting coming soon to Oregon
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Oregon appears to be on the verge of allowing motorcycle riders to escape highway gridlock by driving between long lines of idling cars. Although lawmakers have for years introduced bills proposing Oregon join California as a lane-splitting state, the efforts have crashed and burned before they even revved up But on Thursday, the Senate, pushed […]

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A Dozen 2015 Motorcycles Under $10k | The Ultimate List
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Here’s the ultimate list of 2015 Motorcycles under $10K, from the Honda Grom to the Ducati Scrambler to the Suzuki GSX-S750 to the Harley Iron 883. In my job as Editor of the Ultimate MotorCycling print magazine, I spend much of my time riding the crème de la crème of motorcycles. As much fun as […]

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Hans Van Bregt Minarelli 50cc
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Our man Melling stands up to the challenge issued by Hans Van Bregt to sample a finely-tuned expertly crafted Minarelli 50. There’s no argument about the skill of 50cc pilots riding bikes with tires the size of a mountain bike and engines with a useable powerband of 3rpm. The problem is that I was never […]

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