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Imported Bikes Could Be More Expensive There are plenty of companies selling electric bikes, specifical scooters outside of the U.S., some of them, like Niu Technologies would like to bring their scooters to the U.S. but the company is finding it harder to do so and be able to sell their products at an affordable …

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Top Gun: maverick

Tom Cruise Is Back on a Ninja Top Gun was the movie that forever put motorcycles and fighter jets together in my mind and the minds of many other people. Tom Cruise’s character pilots some amazing jets in the film but he also rides an awesome Kawasaki GPz900R. The new trailer for Top Gun: Maverick …

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Energica EsseEsse9

Dell’Orto Is Preparing for the EV Future Dell’Orto and Energica have entered a partnership to develop and produce a new power unit for electric vehicles. Those electric vehicles are ones on the smaller side. Small and medium electric motorcycles are their target, according to the press release. A lot of people have heard the Dell’Orto …

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Missouri helmet law

You’ll Still be Required to Wear it We reported on the fact that Missouri lawmakers wanted to repeal the state’s mandatory motorcycle helmet law. All that had to happen was that the Governor had to sign it. He was expected to do so. However, in a surprise decision, Governor Mike Parson vetoed it. You still …

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LiveWire 2018. Spain

Harley’s LiveWire Impressed Many As you can probably tell at this point, Harley shipped a bunch of journalists out to Portland, Oregon, to have them test out the company’s new LiveWire. The LiveWire is Harley’s somewhat controversial entrant into the electric motorcycle field. The bike would be well received by many more people if it …

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Aerostich Cousin Jeremy Suit

Foreword Keep in mind the “Overall” is not an average of the various ratings but rather this reviewer’s opinion on how well the item meets the overall goal of the item being reviewed as well as factors such as price and customer service provided by the manufacturer.” Introduction It’s not often that I write a …

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Red rocks in southern France with a Ducati Multistrada 1260S.

Dreams The phrase “a dream come true” sounds cliche and trite when used to describe a vacation, but it’s completely on target in this case. I’ve always wanted to go riding in Europe and the opportunity unexpectedly fell right into my lap recently. The Genesis of the Plan A few months ago a couple of …

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Sur Ron Light Bee

A Brief Overview Unlike some owners, I don’t use my bike for commuting to and from work. Many owners do. Nope mine is just for recreation, so after a year the 1,956 miles amassed to date are just fun miles. There are plenty of articles, forums, and videos about the Sur Ron Light Bee. I …

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Forcefield Sport Shirt 1 Review

Quick specs: Retail price: $219 (shirt, with armor) / $199 (pants, with armor), CE level 1/2 armor (see full review) Early May I received the Forcefield Sport Shirt 1 X-V and Sport Pants 1 from Motonation, the North American distributor for a few popular brands including Forcefield, SIDI, and Trilobite (as well as their house …

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2019 Ducati Scrambler Icon in Atomic Tangerine Orange

Introduction When I was a kid my Dad used to race motorcycles around rough dirt tracks in the middle of pastures on Sunday afternoons. They called them ‘scrambles’ and they rode mostly cobbled together minimalist European bikes the riders re-built themselves. The only stock bike in the crowd was owned by a rich guy wearing …

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Dainese Legacy Jacket

Get Some Quality Dainese Gear for Less Every week, I browse through the deals at our gear partner’s websites and find some good gears or something that stands out to me. This week I noticed the Dainese Legacy Jacket discussed below was 56 percent off at Revzilla. That’s a big drop in price. Additionally, I …

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It’s Real & Not Just An Excuse To Go For A Ride! Most of us have said at one time or another that we are taking a mental health day. What we really mean is that we have elected to take a day off from work to de-stress. It makes a lot of sense when …

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Bell RS2 Empire

How Are You Celebrating the 4th? If you’re like me, you want to celebrate today on two wheels, and that means also having some comfortable gear that can provide you with plenty of protection. Well, our gear partners over at Revzilla and 2Wheel are both offering some pretty good sales for the 4th of July. …

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Knox Nexos Gloves

Introduction When it comes to armor for motorcycle riders, Knox is likely a familiar name. Knox not only produces standalone protectives and armor for over two dozen motorcycle apparel manufacturers but they also have their own line of jackets, pants, and gloves. Some of which we’ve even reviewed at wBW here. Knox was established back …

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The Klim K1R helmet.

*Note: The Klim K1R Karbon helmet seems Round Oval shaped but the Klim rep I spoke with informed me it was designed Intermediate Oval. It fits my head perfectly so I’d say it has a strong round bias if it’s IO shaped. That means it won’t be any fun for people with narrow or long …

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Forcefield Sport Shirt 1 Review

Quick specs: Retail price: $219 (shirt, with armor) / $199 (pants, with armor), CE level 1/2 armor (see full review) Early May I received the Forcefield Sport Shirt 1 X-V and Sport Pants 1 from Motonation, the North American distributor for a few popular brands including Forcefield, SIDI, and Trilobite (as well as their house …

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Top Gun: maverick

Tom Cruise Is Back on a Ninja Top Gun was the movie that forever put motorcycles and fighter jets together in my mind and the minds of many other people. Tom Cruise’s character pilots some amazing jets in the film but he also rides an awesome Kawasaki GPz900R. The new trailer for Top Gun: Maverick …

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Energica EsseEsse9

Dell’Orto Is Preparing for the EV Future Dell’Orto and Energica have entered a partnership to develop and produce a new power unit for electric vehicles. Those electric vehicles are ones on the smaller side. Small and medium electric motorcycles are their target, according to the press release. A lot of people have heard the Dell’Orto …

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Missouri helmet law

You’ll Still be Required to Wear it We reported on the fact that Missouri lawmakers wanted to repeal the state’s mandatory motorcycle helmet law. All that had to happen was that the Governor had to sign it. He was expected to do so. However, in a surprise decision, Governor Mike Parson vetoed it. You still …

1 216
LiveWire 2018. Spain

Harley’s LiveWire Impressed Many As you can probably tell at this point, Harley shipped a bunch of journalists out to Portland, Oregon, to have them test out the company’s new LiveWire. The LiveWire is Harley’s somewhat controversial entrant into the electric motorcycle field. The bike would be well received by many more people if it …

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Carlin Dunne

A Heartfelt Statement from a Mother Who Gets It The devastating news of Carlin Dunne’s death at Pikes Peak has sent shockwaves through the motorcycle industry and raised some questions. Recent reports indicate that race officials are considering whether or not to continue with motorcycles or exclude them totally from the race. In a recent …

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Ducati Dunne at Pikes Peak

A Result Carlin Dunne Would Not Have Wanted In the wake of Carlin Dunne’s death while racing up Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, officials are now considering whether or not to have motorcycles included in the event at all. According to The Colorado Gazette, Cheyenne Edition, race officials are having serious conversations about excluding motorcycles …

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veterans cherity ride to sturgis

We All Know Riding a Motorcycle Is Therapy Indian Motorcycle has teamed up with motorcycle groups supporting veterans before, and now the company is continuing to do so. It partnered with Veterans Charity Ride to for the fifth annual ride to Sturgis. The ride will take place on July 25. Participants in the ride will go …

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BBC America's Season 27 of top Gear

More Two-Wheeled Machines? Yes Please Season 27 of BBC America’s Top Gear premiered on Sunday, July 14. Before its debut, I had a chance to have a nice chat about the new season with Chris Harris, one of the hosts. During that conversation, I brought up motorcycles, and Harris said he would like to have …

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