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REV'IT! rally

It’ll Happen in Mendocino, California If you’re looking for some cool ride opportunities and some beginner off-road training, then the Rev’It! Rides Adventure Rally is a good place to go. The rally will take place from Friday, May 15 through Sunday, May 17. You can camp right at the rally, and canvas tents are supplied …

Next Month it Will Surpass Last Year Electric motorcycles are changing the industry. This has been known for some time, but now it seems that this reality is really taking hold. We’re only a couple of months into 2020, and already, Energica is killing it in terms of sales. The company reported on February 18 …

Microlino Microletta

A Different Kind of Electric Scooter Electric scooters will be an important part of the motorcycle world in the future. They are quickly gaining momentum in certain areas of the world, actually all electric motorcycles are. Now the Swiss company Microlino has a new three-wheeled scooter called the Microlino. The company plans to unveil the …

Piaggio Medley 125

It’s Looking Good for Piaggio Group In a recent press release by Piaggio Group, it was shown that the company had a very good year in 2019. The company called 2019 “significantly better than the previous year.” That’s not an understatement, according to the company’s reported numbers. The Piaggio Group saw consolidated revenue of 1,521.3 …

Appaloosa v2.0

A Frozen Lake and a Crazy Motorcycle Indian Motorcycle and Workhorse Speed Shop revealed the new Appaloosa v2.0 at Lake Baikal in Russia. The frozen lake is where the bike will make its ice racing debut. The Baikal Mile is a crazy event held on the surface of the frozen lake. Brice Hennebart sounded pleased …

 

 

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Some Excellent Gear for Less A week ago I said that this is one of the best times of year to buy gear because companies are offloading gear to make room for the new stuff. I stand by this, and this week I want to highlight some of my new favorites. I found jackets and …

AGV Pista Carbon

President’s Day Sale and More There are some seriously good deals going on at Revzilla right now. The company has some excellent deals for President’s Day, but this time of year is just a good time to shop for motorcycle gear in general. Why? There are tons of deals as retailers try to offload products …

Mobile Warming Phase Hoodie

In the depths of a Canadian winter, there are a few essential items that are recommended, warm shoes, a warm jacket, gloves, and a toque. Yet seemingly the staple of any winter wardrobe collection is the hooded sweatshirt affectionately known as the “hoodie”.  A comfortable and versatile insulating mid-layer caught in a cross-section of fashion …

helmet closeout deals

Excellent Deals on Motorcycle Helmets Now is the time of year to buy a helmet. The new product is rolling in and Revzilla is trying to offload tons of older, but still very good, helmets. The company has gone hog wild with its discounts and its closeout section on the website for helmets is seven …

2020 Royal Enfield motorcycle models

The 2020 Royal Enfield Motorcycle Lineup Is Better Than Ever Royal Enfield is a motorcycle company that is doing a lot of things right. The company has kind of always had single-cylinder motorcycles that were nice, but now Royal Enfield is kicking things up a notch. The company has some new 650 twins and those …

Introduction This long-overdue long-term review of the Sena 30K is being finished off as we begin a new year and a new decade and, coincidentally just as Sena announces the new 50 Series products featuring Bluetooth 5.0 and Mesh 2.0. Once the new Sena 50 Series product hit the streets, the 30K system is going …

Aerostich Transit 3 Two Piece Suit

Intro To many riders, the Aerostich name has been synonymous with premium motorcycle riding gear for over three decades. Starting with the original Roadcrafter suit, Aerostich set out to create a garment that would provide protection, comfort, and convenience in one package.  Since the first Roadcrafter was released, Aerostich expanded its offerings as well as …

One of the Best Brands Out There for Less Klim is one of those brands that makes seriously good gear. You generally get what you pay for with motorcycle gear, and Klim’s stuff is no different. That means it’s usually pretty pricey. Well, if you had your eyes set on some Klim gear but couldn’t …

Gerbing 12V Heated Vest

Thank You! Our friend Justin Silverman at Gerbing Heated Clothing supplied me with this vest, battery harness and temperature controller at no charge for this review.  First Impressions In the Spring of 2019, I reviewed the Exotogg thermal vest and experienced first hand how electric dependant heated gear can fail at the most inopportune time. …

alpinestars tech air street vest

Air Bag Gear Is Safe and Now On Sale I try my best to keep an eye out for the best gear deals every week. This week, you’re looking at some seriously good gear and gear technology going on sale. What is it? Airbag gear! Airbag vests and jackets can have a dramatic impact on …

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Appaloosa v2.0

A Frozen Lake and a Crazy Motorcycle Indian Motorcycle and Workhorse Speed Shop revealed the new Appaloosa v2.0 at Lake Baikal in Russia. The frozen lake is where the bike will make its ice racing debut. The Baikal Mile is a crazy event held on the surface of the frozen lake. Brice Hennebart sounded pleased …

2020 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy 114

Tariffs Haven’t Been Good to HD so Far Harley-Davidson has struggled for the last several years, but more recently some of the tariffs imposed by the Trump administration have hurt the company’s profits even more. Trump is now trying to change that. He is currently in India discussing a trade agreement with Indian Prime Minister …

2019 Royal Enfield INT650 gas tank badging.

Hitting The Flat Track Royal Enfield now wants to be part of the American Flat Track (AFT) racing scene. The company won’t be formally entering the competition but it has worked out a deal with AFT to have its bikes on-site at the racing events, according to RideApart. This gives the company exposure to the …

online shops

There’s a Car, Motorcycle, and Boat Section Newsweek and Statistica ranked 2020 best online shops across eight industries and 39 categories. In the Car, Motorcycle and Boat Categories there were some winners that looked familiar and some that didn’t. The publication and company ranked the online shops based on which scored the highest out of …

Norton

Stuart Garner Is In Trouble I’ve reported on the downfall of Norton Motorcycles. It sounds like the company was horribly mismanaged and there was some shady dealings going on. The company entered administration and the whole mess is still being sorted out. There’s also a pension issue and lawsuit going on, that has Stuart Garner, …

Batman

Black Bat-Cycles In case you hadn’t heard, Robert Pattinson will be the next Batman, and he has been spotted riding a couple of different motorcycles while filming for the role. The first motorcycle is a rat bike that looks a lot like a Honda CB750 (shown below). When riding that bike, he’s not wearing the …

Harley-Davidson Softail Standard

A Basic Softail Not long ago, I reported that Harley-Davidson would put out a Softail Standard based on some new CARB filings, and now the bike is official. The Softail Standard brings the Softail design to the masses for less than other models. It’s an uncomplicated motorcycle that’s ready to roll or ready to be …

Comoto

Comoto’s First Los Angeles-Based Media Production Team You probably know Ari Henning, Zack Courts and Spenser Robert’s work from Motorcyclist Magazine, MotorTrend, and more. These guys have a long history of working in motorcycle media, and they craft some of the most entertaining content out there. This is a big move for Comoto and its …

deals

Some Excellent Gear for Less A week ago I said that this is one of the best times of year to buy gear because companies are offloading gear to make room for the new stuff. I stand by this, and this week I want to highlight some of my new favorites. I found jackets and …

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