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The Only Benefit of Coronavirus People across the globe are staying inside, sometimes due to mandates by local and national governments. This has removed tons of traffic from the road and halted all sorts of industry work. While this isn’t good for the economy, it is good for the environment. According to the Los Angeles …

RSD bike build off

Keeping Riders Busy Roland Sands Design (RSD) is known for its killer gear, but the company also makes fantastic custom parts for riders. The company now is holding The Corona Virus Bike Build Off to help keep you from getting too bored while you’re in quarantine. RSD has discounted its parts at 19 percent across …

2020 Indian Challenger Limited

Following Harley’s Example Just like other motorcycle manufacturers around the world, American ones are now shutting down. Harley-Davidson shut down about a week ago and now Indian has followed suit. According to RideApart, Polaris, the company that owns Indian Motorcycle, confirmed it will temporarily shut down two oversea facilities and five U.S.-based facilities. This includes …

Marc McAllister Tucker Powersports

An Industry Veteran Tucker Powersports named Marc McAllister as the President and CEO on March 24. McAllister replaces Sebastian Bretschneider, who recently left the company. McAllister is a motorcycle industry veteran and has held a variety of roles at Harley-Davidson over a time span of 24 years. He started in product design and supply chain …

Piaggio Medley 125

Tighter Italian Regulations The Coronavirus is still wreaking havoc in Italy more than many other places. The news coming out of the country doesn’t sound good, and the government has reacted to try to help mitigate the issues brought up by the virus. The new regulations imposed on March 22 will force the few remaining …

 

 

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Up to 40 Percent Off Icon’s gear is some of my favorites out there when it comes to style. Sometimes it’s a bit too loud in terms of colors and designs, but often the company gets things right. Every week, I go through the deals out there and pull my favorites. This week, I noticed …

58% Off Should Get Your Attention Every week, I take a look at the deals out there and pull together some of the best ones to help you find gear at a reasonable price. This week, I noticed that Revzilla had slashed prices on all kinds of AGV lids. This means you can get yourself …

inView, Helmet Module on Schuberth C3 Pro Echo, custom fit look with the skirt seal, view 4

Foreword Like other wBW reviews started late last year, the (somewhat) early onset of the white stuff is dictating changes regarding submission and publication. The inView by Third Eye Design product review is one of these protracted activities. This initial submission provides a wBW First Look view into this new and innovative technology-based motorcycle safety …

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Protect Your Hands For Less Every week I look at the deals that are out there and then find the gear that’s both good and available at a good price. This week when I was looking I started noticing several good pairs of gloves at lower prices, so I thought it worth it to round …

Shoei J-Cruise II, wide smooth functioning face shield, sun visor slider very effective as well

*Note: Full category ratings to be done for follow-up submission. Foreword Like a few other wBW reviews started late last year, the (somewhat) early onset of the white stuff is dictating some changes, so this review of the Shoei J-Cruise II helmet and Sena SRL2 BT kit combination is a multi-part ongoing activity. This wBW …

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. …

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2020 Yamaha YZF-R1

Addressing COVID-19 The Coronavirus has hit many industries hard. Several motorcycle manufacturers have shut down facilities in Europe, but now the outbreak will impact several manufacturers in India. Yamaha, Suzuki, Honda, and Royal Enfield will all be temporarily suspending production, according to RideApart. Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India announced it would shut down four plants …

Honda CT125 Hunter Cub

A Cub for the Trails I’ve reported on the 2021 Honda CT125 that has been in the works a few times now. Honda made the bike official. The motorcycle gets a new name, too. It’s called the CT125 Hunter Cub. It has only been announced for the Japanese market at this time, but I would …

2020 Benelli Imperiale 400

Ready to Go Emissions standards are tightening across the globe. In India, motorcycle manufacturers are updating for the BS6 standard. Benelli is the latest company to update its productions and the Benelli Imperiale 400 recently got its update. Not long before the update, Benelli hiked the price up by Rs 20,000 (around $265).  That might …

honda forza 300

The Maxi-Scooter for Long Distances Maxi-scooters are ready for more than just city streets. While most people think of smaller, city-bound machines when they think of scooters, there are larger machines built for touring, and the 2020 Honda Forza 300 is just that. Honda revealed a new version of its Forza 300 recently and the …

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Electrifying Rwanda’s Moto Taxis The startup company in Rwanda called Ampersand focuses on pioneering electric motorcycles in the country and that region of the continent. The company has been retrofitting electric motors onto the frames of gasoline-powered motorcycles. These electric motorcycles are actually better for the riders who use them for motorcycle taxis and delivery …

2020 Ducati Streetfighter V4

Hear from Ducati Engineers and Technicians Ducati sent out a press release that let us know on Wednesday 25 at 5:30 pm UK time that the company will host a live stream with their engineers, designers, and technicians. The folks on the live stream are the people behind the new Streetfighter V4. This live stream …

Cleveland CycleWerks Flacon Reveal

A Bicycle, Moped, and Motorcycle Cleveland CycleWerks (CCW) had a full event planned for its new Falcon electric bike, but due to the Coronavirus, the company decided to do a reveal on Facebook live. Scott Colosimo, the CEO of CCW, sat down with Zach and Evan to discuss the bike. The three of them are …

BMW R18

The Paired Back Version of the Big Cruiser Some new spy shots of the BMW R18 cruiser have surfaced. The motorcycle is set to debut in April 18. These new shots show the big cruiser in what looks the be a bit more of a paired back and more finished form than other spy shots. …

Riders for Health

Yes, the 12 World Trials Championship Rider Riders for Health couriers use motorcycles to get much-needed healthcare to remote areas of southern Africa. In order to do that, they need to be able to ride the stink out of their little Suzuki DR200 motorcycles. According to Motorcycle News, Doug Lampkin is in Lesotho training these …

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