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Weego Jump Starter Battery Review | No More Jumpstarting Your Motorcycle!
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Modern technology has put the starting power of a car battery into a package the size of an Apple iPhone 6 – the Weego Jump Starter Battery+. When you find your motorcycle with a dead battery, the days of looking for someone to jumpstart your engine are done. Modern technology has put the starting power […]

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Victory Takes Class Wins at Pikes Peak; Kawasaki Fastest Bike (video)
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Don Canet nearly did it. He was second overall, first in class, aboard his electric Victory Empulse RR, while Victory’s gas-powered Project 156 was third overall, again first in class, at last Sunday’s Pikes Peak Hill Climb.  Canet finished just a few seconds behind the fastest motorcycle, a Kawasaki Z1000 piloted by Bruno Langlois. MINNEAPOLIS […]

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Motorbikes Trip in Indonesia!
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Motorcyclist reader Rob Brooks took a trip to Indonesia recently, and took note of how many motorcycles and scooters are used for transportation in Indonesia. My wife and I recently returned from a 15-day trip to Indonesia. I’ve made the trip several times with a foundation I help manage, and have always been fascinated with […]

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Ducati Announces Limited Edition Multistrada 1200 Pikes Peak 100th Anniversary Replica Kit
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Ducati has six wins at Pikes Peak and is the current course record holder for its class.  To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the race, Ducati will be giving away an “Anniversary Replica Kit” to 400 purchasers of the 2016 Ducati Multistrada 1200 Pikes Peak edition. Cupertino, Calif. (June 17, 2016) – Ducati, the official […]

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Film follows father-son motorcycle trip
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TRAVERSE CITY — A father-son journey is featured in a new documentary. Jay and Dale Taylor left for Brazil in May 2014, traveling the 8,000 miles mostly by motorcycle. The Taylors will screen the film that chronicles their journey — “8,000 Miles with Dad” — June 23 at the InsideOut Gallery. Jay, 32, lived with […]

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Utah Motorsports Campus 19 Points Separate Top Four In Superbike Title Chase
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COSTA MESA, CA, JUNE 20 – Roger Hayden is riding a wave of confidence following his first career MotoAmerica Superbike win at Barber Motorsports Park, the Yoshimura Suzuki rider putting himself back into championship contention heading into round seven of the 2016 MotoAmerica AMA/FIM North American Superbike Championship at the newly named Utah Motorsports Campus, […]

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GODSPEED! DEWAYNE JONES (1950-2016)
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You never know the real man until it’s too late. I suppose that I knew Dewayne Jones for most of my motocross life, but, in truth, I never really knew the real Dewayne Jones. He lived in the shadows of his dominating father and more talented brother for most of his life. I knew Dewayne, […]

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Trey Canard to Miss High Point Motocross National
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Due to injury sustained this week in a practice crash. Reports are he suffered a bulging disc in his back and will evaluate day by day. The team will evaluate his condition on a “weekly basis” to determine when he can return to action. “It’s unfortunate that Trey will miss this weekend’s race,” said team […]

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Barney’s Motorcycle and Marine celebrates 70 years of family ownership
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BRANDON — Harry and Rosalee Barclay were toiling as defense workers at the Chicago Bridge and Iron shipyard during World War II when they decided to start their own business. With $500 and a dream, Harry Barclay, who was called “Barney,” went to an Indian Motorcycle factory, purchased a bike and brought it back to […]

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Harley’s all-electric motorcycles on the road within five years
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Share on Facebook (426) Tweet Share (1) Pin (2) Iconic American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson is known for chrome, freedom, and big, beefy V-twin engines — but soon, it’ll also be known for something very different. In an interview with the Milwaukee Business Journal, Harley senior VP Sean Cummings says that it’ll put an all-electric motorcycle […]

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Davi Millsaps Wins Opening Canadian Motocross Round on WP AER Fork
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KTM Thor Racing Team rider Davi Millsaps took the win at the opening round of the CMRC Canadian Motocross National Series with WP AER suspension on his KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition machine. This marks the first national motocross win for a KTM sponsored rider on the WP AER cone valve fork suspension. Millsaps had […]

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“Skin & Bones: Tattoo Inspired Motorcycles & Art” Theme of Lichter’s 2016 Exhibit
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New Sturgis Buffalo Chip exhibit curated by Michael Lichter to be entitled Skin and Bones Custom motorcycle craftsmen and tattoo artists study, research and work countless hours over many years, honing the skills required to become experts at their craft. The Sturgis Buffalo Chip offers an exclusive look at some of the worlds’ most celebrated […]

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Motocross: Alex Martin Gets First Career Win At Glen Helen National! (Video)
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Alex Martin is the new points leader in the 250MX class. Your browser does not support iframes. Alex Martin, the brother of defending 250MX Champion Jeremy Martin, captured his first career overall victory after seven years on the circuit. He didn’t get a moto win on the day at Glen Helen but his 2-2 was […]

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2017 KTM SX, XC, XC-W and EXC Models Announced (video)
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KTM has announced their 2017 lineup of motocross and off-road bikes featuring an all-new 250 SX, traction control, and a 250 EXC-F! KTM just announced its 2017 new-model line up, a full 17 different models (and this doesn’t count their minis!). The big news that covers all of the models is new suspension. The SX, […]

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