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KTM 790 Adventure on the road

KTM Shifts Some Production to China Yep, the 790 Duke and 790 Adventure will be made in Hangzhou, China, as a part of a new partnership between KTM and CF Moto. There’s a new nearly 25,000 square foot factory for it. Construction for the plant began in March 2018 and should be done by June 2020. …

Baby Harley HD 350

It’s Called the HD350 Project A while back I reported on the fact that Harley would be working with a Chinese manufacturing company to develop a smaller bike with a displacement of 338cc. Now that bike is ready for production and there are some renderings of the official design (shown above) floating around. Harley-Davidson teamed …

Not Just Any Old Motorcycle Jacket Spidi has now launched a wearable tech jacket called the Mission Beta Concept Jacket that’s designed to monitor air quality and pollution so that it can warn riders of when they should be wearing a respiratory mask.  According to the company, commuter motorcyclists can experience 100 times more pollutants …

LiveWire 2018

Forget That $30,000 Price Tag One of the biggest complaints with the Harley-Davidson LiveWire is its high $30,000 price tag. If you don’t have $30k to burn what do you do? Well, now you can rent a LiveWire to experience the future of Harley-Davidson. The motorcycle rental service Twisted Road has two Live Wires available …

BMW E-Power Roadster

BMW Going Electric There are quite a few electric motorcycles out or in the works these days, so it’s no surprise to see BMW mixing it up. The company debuted the Vision DC Roadster a while back but since then there hasn’t been much-electrified noise from the Bavarians. Now, the E-Power Roadster is here. It’s …

 

 

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shark spartan karken helmet

Helmets, Riding Gear, Accessories, and More I know we just shared a bunch of the Black Friday deals out there, but Revzilla now is offering some killer Cyber Monday deals. Biltwell helmets are up to 40 percent off, Dainese gear is up to 35 percent off, accessories, in general, are up to 35 percent off, …

Introduction Gerbing has been producing heated gear for more than 40 years. They have two product lines, identified as 12V and 7V. The 12V line of products is aimed at Powersports, as they require the gear to be plugged into a 12-volt power source. The 7V line of products uses a rechargeable 7-volt lithium battery …

Roland Sands Mojave Boots from 2Wheel deals

Get the Helmet You’ve Had Your Eyes Set On Earlier today I did a Revzilla deals article, but I couldn’t let our other partner, 2Wheel go unnoticed. The company is offering some fantastic deals on all kinds of gear. There’s 15 percent off Renthal products, 15 to 20 percent off Protaper products, 15 percent on …

AGV X3000 Super

Pants, Jackets, Shirts, Helmets, and More Black Friday is upon us and you know what that means right? Big savings on motorcycle gear. I’ll do another article on some additional gear deals, but first I wanted to focus on Revzilla’s offerings. The company has some really good savings available.  Dainese gear is marked down by …

REV'IT! jacket deals

Up to 40 Percent Off With the holiday shopping in full swing these days, you should either let the people who will be giving you gifts know what you want or be shopping for others or yourself. While you can wait until Black Friday, you’ll notice that there are already some amazing sales going on …

Forcefield AR Knee Protectors closeup of logo

Introduction For many years now I have employed “ATGATT” when I ride. In my case, especially when commuting, this means I am wearing over-pants or other riding pants that will fit over work clothes. Being roomy enough to handle this situation means that the armor in these pants might not be held securely enough to …

HJC RPHA 70 ST Iron Man helmet

Get a Stylish Full-Face Lid From Santa The holidays are a time for indulgence and a time for gift giving. This can mean different things to different people. It terms of indulgence, it can mean getting yourself the things you’ve been thinking about getting all year long. In terms of gift-giving, it can mean making …

Klim Dakar Jacket

Up to 56 Percent Off The holiday shopping season is officially here. My wife has been out getting all sorts of things for the people in our lives. One thing she has yet to do is buy motorcycle gear for me and the other bikers we’ll be getting gear for. Now might be a good …

Viking Bags Motorcycle Backpack Review

If you’ve got $75 burning a hole in your pocket, and you’re tired of wearing “regular” backpacks to cart your laptop around while you’re riding, it’s hard not to look at this affordable backpack from Viking Bags and not feel tempted. After all, the spec sheet showcases all the right stuff: a lightweight bag (just …

Motoz Tractionator Adventure Tires on a 2019 KTM790 Adventure.

Mean-Looking, Ground-Shredding, & Long-Lasting Tires: The Great Debate If you want to lose friends and start arguments on social media the quickest way to do it is to ask: “What tires should I run on my motorcycle?” A close second would be asking about engine oil. The verbal bloodbath that inevitably will follow can cause …

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BMW E-Power Roadster

BMW Going Electric There are quite a few electric motorcycles out or in the works these days, so it’s no surprise to see BMW mixing it up. The company debuted the Vision DC Roadster a while back but since then there hasn’t been much-electrified noise from the Bavarians. Now, the E-Power Roadster is here. It’s …

Helite electronic airbag vest technology

Improving Airbag Technology My colleague Brandon Jackson has been our go-to guy lately for airbag gear. He recently passed along some info from Helite. The company will have some fancy new technology available to its customers for 2020. Helite will be adding electronic airbag technology to the GP Air Vest and the Turtle 2 Vest. …

Yamaha Tenere 700

It’s Possible The Yamaha Ténéré 700 is a bike that’s not yet available in the U.S. but people are seriously pumped for it. The motorcycle retails for under $10,000 and it’s a good adventure bike by most accounts. However, some folks don’t feel it’s as extreme as it should be. Well, it now seems that …

Tesla truck with aTV in it

A Tesla Two-Wheeled Off-Roader Recently, Tesla showed off its new Cybertruck. It caused quite a stir. A small part of the Cybertruck presentation was a Tesla four-wheeler ATV. It was announced recently that the four-wheeler would enter production at some point in the future. Even more recently, Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO floated the idea of …

Husqvarna Svartpilen 250 and Vitpilen 250

Available in February 2020 At the India Bike Week 2019, Bajaj introduced the Husqvarna brand to the public. Husqvarna is owned by KTM and Bajaj has 48 percent stake in the company. With Bajaj being so influential in the Indian bike scene, it’s no wonder. Husky has two new motorcycles for the Indian market. They …

Claudio Domenicali

A New Appointment The area in Italy known as Motor Valley is aptly named. The headquarters and factories of several famous Italian motoring companies are there, including Lamborghini, Ferrari, Pagani, Dallara, and Ducati are all in the region. With Ducati being placed near the center of this region, the Motor Valley Development Association decided to …

valentino rossi

This Should be Fun to Watch Monster Energy has made one of the most interesting events ever possible. Valentino Rossi and Lewis Hamilton will trade vehicles and get out on the racetrack. Both men are sponsored by Monster Energy, so the event was actually fairly easy to orchestrate. The event will take place on December …

FIM gold medal

This Is the First-Ever of its Kind Awarded Arai has made history by winning the Fedreation Internaitonale de Motocyclisme’s (FIM) first-ever Nicolas Rodeil del Valle gold medal for safety. The award has been given before for “two-wheel racing activities and management of business,” but it has never been awarded for safety equipment to a gear …

2020 Zero SR/F

80 Percent of New Vehicles to be Electric by 2028 The electric vehicle movement is now in full swing. It’s not just electric motorcycles that are included in this, but they are an important part of the equation. According to RideApart, Los Angeles has an ambitious new goal for electric vehicles. The new Zero Emissions …

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