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The Augmented Reality Motorcycle Helmet (Review)
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Marcus Weller’s Skully AR-1 helmet features a heads-up display that streams a rear-view camera into the rider’s field of view. A motorcycle helmet isn’t the kind of gear a tech geek dreams about. They are safety devices that have remained largely analog, save for a handful of Bluetooth add-ons. That’s about to change. “Riders want […]

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What Are You Waiting For Suzuki? Randy de Puniet Laps Austin MotoGP Race
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After former champ Kevin Schwantz stepped off the Suzuki MotoGP prototype machine following several laps of the Austin circuit earlier this week, he said the bike is good and Suzuki should start racing . . . now. Suzuki’s fastest test rider also put in several laps at Austin following the race, posting a best of […]

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Honda and Hero Showcase the Future … Really???
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Okay, ugliness is in the eye of the beholder, right? Nevertheless, we think we know our readers well enough that we are about to hear a collective groan over the styling of future models recently unveiled by Hero and Honda. We figured most MD readers would be interested in Hero MotoCorp’s Hastur concept, the 620cc […]

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Yamaha MotoGP take the covers off to Kick Start the 2014 season
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Movistar Yamaha MotoGP kick started the Qatar MotoGP weekend this afternoon by taking the covers off the 2014 YZR-M1 in front of the world’s key motorcycle media. Riders Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi were joined on the Losail circuit start grid by Kouichi Tsuji, General Manager of Yamaha Motor Co.’s Motorsports Division, Yamaha Motor Racing’s […]

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2014 Yamaha FZ-09: MD Ride Review (Bike Review)
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The 2014 Yamaha FZ-09 promises a lot when you look at the specification sheet. 414 pounds wet, an in-line triple displacing 847 cc, and crank horsepower and torque that easily trumps Triumph’s universally praised Street Triple. At the press launch (look back at our press launch report for all of the technical details of the […]

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MotoChello – Integrated Motorcycle Audio and Communication Systems
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Interesting company with some interesting motorcycle audio products! From MotoChello: Quality of sound and useful features put MotoChello in a whole new class of motorcycle audio. Now the enhanced stereo you enjoy at home and in your car is also available on your rides, and it’s about time. Good sounding music is comfortable to listen […]

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Charity donation of Indian Motorcycle nets $30,000 for military support program. (Industry Press Releases)
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In partnership with Jack Daniel’s, proceeds from sale of customized the ‘No. 7’ serial number of first model year of the newest generation Indian Chief will help send military personnel home for the 2014 holiday season MEDINA, Minn. — January 20, 2014 — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced that its one-of-a-kind custom. […]

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The Tale of Two Guzzis: MD Rides the California 1400 Custom and the Griso 8V SE (Video)
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By now, you know that MD has named Moto Guzzi’s California 1400 Custom as Bike of the Year. We reported from both the European launch and the California launch, and we had no fewer than three experienced test riders sample this groundbreaking Moto Guzzi. We also know the Griso well, and most recently tested it […]

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TW Steel® Yamaha Factory MotoGP Watches Very Cool! (Video)
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TW Steel® has designed two beautifully, high-quality wrist watch editions based around the Yamaha Factory Racing Team in recognition of their partnership. The Tech Edition design expresses the performance driven character of the Yamaha Factory Racing Team while the Pilot Edition design emulates the more luxurious quality of the team. Both editions come with a […]

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Indian Motorcycle at the International Motorcycle Shows (Industry Press Releases)
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MEDINA, Minn. — December 2, 2013 — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today announced its plans for the International Motorcycle Shows in Long Beach, Calif. and New York, NY which run respectively from Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8 at the Long Beach Convention Center and Friday, December 13 through Sunday, December 15 […]

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Rekluse Core EXP Motorcycle Auto Clutch Parts Review
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Magic auto clutch for your off-road motorcycle. Stalling your off-road bike’s engine halfway up a rocky, technical climb sucks. Getting going again is often difficult and exhausting. Sometimes, it’s best to head back down the hill and make another attempt. Either way, frustration and fatigue set in. After hearing great things about Rekluse’s Core EXP […]

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Zero Motorcycles reveals 2014 lineup! (Video)
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An obsessive look into the 2014 electric lineup from Zero Motorcycles. Curse you, Zero Motorcycles! The biggest producer of two-wheeled electrics has just introduced its 2014 lineup at EICMA in Milan, Italy, and while its mainstay S and DS models host significant improvements and a $1,000-dollar price cut, any savings customers might have realized are […]

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Harley-Davidson Pursues New Horizons with Street 750
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Harley-Davidson announced yesterday the development of new, liquid-cooled models, the Street 750 and Street 500, each featuring a newly designed Revolution X engine. An entirely new platform, according to Harley, makes both bikes ideal for tight urban maneuvers, and the promotional material, including the videos we have seen thus far, focus on busy city environs. […]

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Bursig Stand: Need a Lift? This is Cool!
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Gabe Ets-Hokin of CityBike magazine and Motorcycle Daily.com, who rides motorcycles so you don’t have to, hangs out with Knut Wagner of Remus Exhaust/Bursig stand–he shows me a new, better way to lift your bike up for servicing!

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