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MotoGP Aragon Preview: Rossi returns, Marquez & Maverick battle on

From Misano to Motorland, MotoGP has traveled across the sea from Italy to Spain and onto the very different world of Aragon. It’s not just the surroundings that separate this race from the last; Aragon is faster than Misano, with a top speed record almost 50km/h higher, Motorland also makes the most of its natural… MotoGP Aragon Preview: Rossi returns, Marquez & Maverick battle on Source: Motofire

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MotoGP Preview of the Aragon GP

What is Valentino Rossi doing back on a race bike just 22 days after breaking both the tibia and fibula in his right leg? The answer is simple enough: racing. How on earth can he be thinking about racing so soon? Quite simply, because his leg is in much, much […] The post MotoGP Preview of the Aragon GP appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber. MotoGP Preview of the Aragon GP Source: asphaltandrubber

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Looking for dual a purpose backup-vehicle, Something light, fun, & reliable. I’m 5′-9", 170#. What would you recommend: 250, 450, or 650? Pros / Cons? Brand preferences?

This will be back-up commuter when working on the 1st Gen Sequoia. Also plan to hang it on a hitch-mount motorcycle carrier when overlanding. Thanks for the help! submitted by /u/jbockinov [link] [comments] Looking for dual a purpose backup-vehicle, Something light, fun, & reliable. I’m 5′-9″, 170#. What would you recommend: 250, 450, or 650? Pros / Cons? Brand preferences? Source: reddit.com enduro

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Which dual sport 650 or larger for…riding trails, camping gear accessories , mountain ascending, all with your girl on the back? Bought two CRF250L Rally and immediately took them back due to low power. (Noob Mistake)

submitted by /u/Digitalfixx [link] [comments] Which dual sport 650 or larger for…riding trails, camping gear accessories , mountain ascending, all with your girl on the back? Bought two CRF250L Rally and immediately took them back due to low power. (Noob Mistake) Source: Reddit Dualsport

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HJC RPHA MAX Modular Helmet Review, Take 2!

The RPHA MAX Modular that HJC so graciously sent to my passenger Chrissy Rogers for our recent Yamaha Star Venture first ride was such a nice-looking lid when it popped out of the box, I thought it was a new model. I was wrong; T. Roderick tested it five years ago. The RPHA (Revolutionary Performance Helmet Advantage) MAX was actually HJC’s first premium modular, and by now you’re probably aware of how much we like our modulars at MO. They’re super convenient, especially for people like us who need to…

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Yamaha XSR700 Brings the Hip to the USA for 2018

Announced today at the AIMExpo, Yamaha is bringing the XSR700 to the US soil, as the tuning fork brand sees an opportunity for the twin-cylinder heritage model in the land that brought hipsters their skinny jeans. The choice must have been an easy one for the folks at Yamaha Motor […] The post Yamaha XSR700 Brings the Hip to the USA for 2018 appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber. Yamaha XSR700 Brings the Hip to the USA for 2018 Source: asphaltandrubber

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ExoDyne Electric Motorcycle

A veterinary superhero by day and engineering extraordinaire by night, when Dr. Alan Cross isn’t performing orthopedic surgery helping animals, he’s in his garage at home in Atlanta designing and engineering his next creation. Pictured here is what he calls the ExoDyne. This is what you get when you cross a motivated doctor with an engineering degree and a passion for motorsports! And that’s not to mention the metalworking and fabrication skills he’s learned on his own. The ExoDyne is just one example of Dr. Cross’ long list of accomplishments….

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Ya Dont Need a MX bike to MX

Actually, the longer wheelbase and road-hugging weight of a cruiser makes shredding the gnar that much easier, as demonstrated here by MX Daily on Instagram. When you tired of shredding the streets 🤘<img src=”https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.3/72×72/1f3fd.png” alt=”” class=”wp-smiley” style=”height: 1em; max-height: 1em;” />✊<img src=”https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.3/72×72/1f3fd.png” alt=”” class=”wp-smiley” style=”height: 1em; max-height: 1em;” /> #mxdaily #mxdnation A post shared by MX Daily (@mx_daily) on Sep 21, 2017 at 3:46pm PDT     Ya Don’t Need a MX bike to MX appeared first on Motorcycle.com News. Ya Dont Need a MX bike to MX Source:…

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#ThrowbackThursday The Sands of Time: Chopper Kulture’s 1965 Panhead

Chopper Kulture’s award-winning Panhead “Just Add Violence.” Text by Wayne Scraba / Photos by Mark Langello Building a showstopper in the UAE has its challenges. You think you have logistical problems getting parts for your build delivered on time? Forget it. You’re not even in the same leagues as Mario Kyprianides. You see, Mario is a Cypriot expat who now calls the United Arab Emirates (UAE) home. Mario runs Chopper Kulture, a custom bike-building enterprise in Abu Dhabi. The killer paint and pinstriping on Chopper Kulture’s Pan was done by…

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Sena unveils Momentum Smart Helmet series and 30K Mesh Intercom Communication System at AIMExpo 2017

Sena Technologies, Inc. will showcase its new range of communication units, helmets and accessories at the American International Motorcycle Expo in Columbus at Booth # 1311. Sena will be showing the Momentum smart helmet series and 30K Mesh Intercom communication system, which have both been revamped since last seen at AIMExpo in 2016.   30K Mesh Intercom Communication System Sena is introducing its Mesh Intercom technology on the new 30K system. With one click of a button, you can connect to an unlimited number of riders within a mile range…

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Creep in Comfort – Mychanic Sidekick Stool Review

The handy-dandy Mychanic Sidekick Stool has a convenient hand tool rack mounted on its side. If you’re fortunate enough to have a motorcycle lift in your garage, congratulations; you have the ability to raise the motorcycle you’re working on up to a comfortable work level. If you’re like the rest of us, who work on bikes while they’re propped on its sidestand down near the ground, listen up, because this tool is for you. Kneeling or squatting next to your bike to perform maintenance, install accessories, or just plain check…

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Motorcycle Industry Veteran Scot Harden Launches Website

We at MO have known Scot Harden for more than decade. During that time, he’s impressed us with his illustrious career as a champion desert/off-road racer and multi-time Baja winner as well as his key leadership positions at KTM, Husqvarna and Zero Motorcycles. After leaving Zero, the AMA Hall of Famer is reinventing himself as a consultant, historian, event manager, marketeer and part-time blogger at his new site, www.Harden-Offroad.com. Our favorite time spent with Harden was when we tested a Zero FX in a field behind Harden’s home, which brought…

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10 Stretches to Keep You Limber While Motorcycle Riding

We stretch before we run, we stretch before we lift weights, Rossi stretches before he rides, as does every professional motorcyclist. So why don’t you? It doesn’t matter if you’re touring, doing a track day, or riding single-track, stretching can benefit everyone by helping to give you full range of motion while also getting your muscles warmed up to work more effectively. If you’re sore after a long day of riding, stretching can help if done immediately afterwards as well as the next morning before saddling back up. You want…

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