Motorcycles 

We Want You! Send a Pic of Your Bike for a Chance to Win a LifeSaverHorn!

Send us a picture of you and your motorcycle for a chance to win a LifeSaverHorn and have your picture published in American Iron Magazine! We want you! Send us a picture of you and your motorcycle for a chance to win a LifeSaverHorn! We’re looking for quality shots (no fuzzy cell phone shots please) of reader’s rides! We’ll run the best photos in the Letters section of American Iron Magazine and one of those will be declared the monthly winner of our LifeSaverHorn contest! We’re looking for high resolution…

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Watch a man who’s never ridden before attempt to jump a Ducati ST4s over a lake!

What do you do when you have no previous experience, no particular care towards safety and a Ducati ST4s in front of an open pond? Jump it, obviously! Ok, full disclosure… At least half of us here at MFHQ hadn’t heard of Roman Atwood until today, but the other half completely raves about him and… Watch a man who’s never ridden before attempt to jump a Ducati ST4s over a lake! Source: Motofire

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What’s your tire and finalndrive setup like?

Just curious what kind of tires and setups everyone is using. Do you use standard spoke tires? Are you using wheels with rimlocks? Tubes or tubeless? Cush Drive hub? Just bought a ktm 525 exc that seems to be totally setup for dirt only riding. Looking to set it up for 80 trail 20 street. Thanks! submitted by /u/LeBassist [link] [comments] What’s your tire and finalndrive setup like? Source: Reddit Dualsport

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Krawiec Wins in Dallas, Extends NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle Lead

Harley-Davidson Street Rod Carries Krawiec to His Sixth Win of the Season Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec stretched his Pro Stock Motorcycle points lead in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs with a final-round win at the AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex. Krawiec rode a Harley-Davidson Street Rod competition motorcycle to his sixth win of the season and now holds a 107-point Countdown points lead. “This was a perfect weekend for our championship run,” said Krawiec, a three-time Pro Stock…

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X-Wing: Rodsmith Gets Carried Away With a Honda Gold Wing

Craig Rodsmith is one of the elite few that truly deserves to have an ego…but doesn’t. According to photographer Grant Schwingle, the Australian metal-shaping guru has a tendency to sell himself short, and had to be pried for details on this stunning Honda Gold Wing. Based in Illinois, USA, Craig calls this the ‘X-Wing,’ and casually dismisses it as a ‘quick’ build. “It started off as a bone stock 1980 Honda GL 1100 that had been sitting in my shop gathering dust for a year or two,” he says. “I…

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Sturgis Motorcycle Museum on the Move: Large Donations Gives Life to Second Site

It’s been a busy summer and there is exciting news we want to share with you! Scott Peterson, of Scott Peterson Ford, has donated land for the second larger Museum site! This site will be off of exit 32 and visible from the I-90. In addition to the Peterson’s gift, Board Member, Bruce Eide generously donated the fees for architectural design firm, 4FrontDesign, Inc. They have completed the preliminary plans for the second site. The larger building will house the Hall of Fame, pre-1938 collection and various galleries. The overall…

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Kickstarting A Younger Generation Of Custom Bike Builders…

When I received an email from Luke Cormack and Jackson, 2 lads from England, it made me happy. Not only because of the the photos of the bike they just built, but for their accompanying words. They opened their custom shop Bristol Bobbers in January 2016 and are not afraid… This is a content summary only. Click on headlines for full links, images, other content and more! Kickstarting A Younger Generation Of Custom Bike Builders… Source: Cyril Huze

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Photos of Suzuki’s New MotoGP Aeros

If you watched the Japanese GP this weekend, then you have already seen that the ECSTAR Suzuki MotoGP team has updated its aerodynamic package for the season, adding a more radical design to the Suzuki GSX-RR, in the pursuit of better lap times. The new aeros take some visual inspiration […] The post Photos of Suzuki’s New MotoGP Aeros appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber. Photos of Suzuki’s New MotoGP Aeros Source: asphaltandrubber

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MotoGP Motegi: Dovi delivers ‘champions’ ride

Japan might be known as the Land of the Rising Sun, but this weekend Motegi became the Land of the Falling Rain, with every single session declared wet across the classes. Raceday was no different and after two great races in Moto2 and Moto3 (following a nearly 2-hour delay for the warm-ups after Andrea Migno… MotoGP Motegi: Dovi delivers ‘champions’ ride Source: Motofire

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New bike – Gear advice

Hi all, Just bought myself a new BMW F800gs Trophy. First venture into the adventure bike scene. I need some advice on gear as I have to buy a bit of stuff. I’m aiming for the bang for buck mark, i dont want cheap rubbish, but i dont want top of the range either. Aiming to get the following – New dualsport helmet – Top box, something of a decent size and lockable. – Soft side bags, so they dont get busted if i drop it – Boots of some…

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