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Movistar Yamaha Previews 2017 British Grand Prix

MotoGP heads to round 12 of the 2017 championship with the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP team fresh from a successful test at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli.  Read Bruce Allen’s British Grand Prix race preview for more analysis. Begin Press Release: MOVISTAR YAMAHA PREPPED FOR THE BRITISH GRAND PRIX After completing a successful private test at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, the Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team is ready to start the next round at the Silverstone Circuit, United Kingdom, this weekend. Silverstone (UK), 23rd August 2017– Movistar Yamaha MotoGP‘s Maverick Viñales…

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WorldSBK Wednesday – Changes in Momentum

The first round after the summer break is always one that fans and paddock personnel get excited about. The German round of the WorldSBK calendar though hasn’t captured the imagination, because of it’s remote setting and, for the riders, the bumpy track surface.  With Jonathan Rea easing his way towards […] The post WorldSBK Wednesday – Changes in Momentum appeared first on Asphalt & Rubber. WorldSBK Wednesday – Changes in Momentum Source: asphaltandrubber

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MotoAmerica Heads to Pittsburgh International Race Complex for Round Eight

MotoAmerica heads to the Pittsburgh International Race Complex, August 25-27 for the first time ever with Toni Elias leading the way.  Begin Press Release: Pittsburgh Here We Come! The MotoAmerica Series Visits Pittsburgh Int’l Race Complex COSTA MESA, CA (August 23, 2017) – They say you never forget the first time and if that’s the case then a lot of people will remember round eight of the 2017 MotoAmerica Series as it takes place this weekend, August 25-27, for the first-time ever at the Pittsburgh International Race Complex on the…

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Harley-Davidson Introduces 5 New Touring Bikes With More Power, Comfort And Handling And 3 CVO Models With Largest-Ever Stock Displacement

The 2018 Harley-Davidson® motorcycle lineup introduces the most robust array of custom Touring bikes the company has ever produced, boasting show-stopping style and plush comfort ready to attack rough city streets or winding country roads. Three new completely restyled… This is a content summary only. Click on headlines for full links, images, other content and more! Harley-Davidson Introduces 5 New Touring Bikes With More Power, Comfort And Handling And 3 CVO Models With Largest-Ever Stock Displacement Source: Cyril Huze

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Poll: How Many States Have You Ridden a Motorcycle in?

We realize not all of our readers live in or have even ridden in the United States but a good many of them have. To have ridden a motorcycle in all 50 states would be quite an accomplishment and we’re curious how many folks have done so and how many are well on their way? Poll: How Many States Have You Ridden a Motorcycle in? appeared first on Motorcycle.com. Poll: How Many States Have You Ridden a Motorcycle in? Source: blog.motorcycle.com

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Custom Heel Shift Lever For Indian Big Twins. Effortlessly Upshift.

The new Kuryakyn Heel Shift Lever for Indian® Motorcycle big twins adds the convenience of an additional shift option without diminishing foot room for the rider. Unlike other aftermarket heel shift levers for Indians, the ergonomic design extends past the rear of the… This is a content summary only. Click on headlines for full links, images, other content and more! Custom Heel Shift Lever For Indian Big Twins. Effortlessly Upshift. Source: Cyril Huze

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New 2018 Harley Frame to Replace the Softail and Dyna

Harley-Davidson just announced their all new Monoshock frame lineup for 2018 Say goodbye to the Dyna and conventional Softail. Harley just announced their first monoshock cruiser frame. This comes with a multitude of other upgrades to the Harley lineup. #harleymonoshock #newsoftail #2018harley #fatbob #softail #dyna #monoshockharley New 2018 Harley Frame to Replace the Softail and Dyna Source: blog of the biker

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2018 Harley-Davidson Softail Motorcycles Revamped & Combined with Dyna Line

You’re looking at the new 2018 Harley Softail Fat Bob 114 Yup, you heard that right. Harley-Davidson has totally revamped its Softail line to accommodate the Milwaukee-Eight engine and has combined the Dyna line with the 2018 Softails. American Iron Magazine Editor Steve Lita had the chance to talk to Harley-Davidson engineers about the overhaul and was one of the first to ride the new Softails. Lita breaks down the changes for us in what he calls the “All New Softail Stunner.” – AIM Here is the very first look…

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Alpinestars 2018 Technical Motorcycling Collection

For 2018 Alpinestars has focused on making its Tech lines more technical. New technology has been brought to its Tech touring line and changed the way its looks at a touring rider’s needs. The 2018 launch will also see the roll-out of Alpinestars Tech-Air Race Vest system which can be used under compatible race suits as well as specific jackets to give the technology both track and street applications. Tech Touring Alpinestars has taken a new approach with its Tech Touring line, focusing efforts on keeping the garments less bulky…

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Help with purchasing a used bike in New Zealand

Hi everyone, I recently moved to New Zealand and I am in the process of finding a bike. My budget is $4k NZD which is roughly $3K USD. I have wanted a KLR for a while, and I found one for sale for $4K NZD. The link is here: http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/motorbikes/motorbikes/dual-purpose/auction-1235982097.htm I am also considering a DRZ400 for the same price with less miles. http://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/motorbikes/motorbikes/dual-purpose/auction-1398708733.htm The reason I am hesitant with the KLR, is I herniated two discs in my back about 8 months ago, and I am nervous about riding…

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MotoGP LCR Honda Team Adds Takaaki Nakagami

MotoGP’s LCR Honda race team has added a second rider to their paddock with Japanese rider, Takaaki Nakagami joining Cal Crutchlow for 2018.  Begin Press Release: We are delighted to announce that Takaaki Nakagami will join the LCR Honda MotoGP Team for the 2018 season. The 25-year-old Japanese rider (a race winner and 12 times a podium-finisher in Moto2) will race alongside British star Cal Crutchlow in the premier class of MotoGP on board a Honda RC213V. Lucio Cecchinello (LCR Honda Team Principal): “We are very happy to confirm Takaaki…

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Jeffery Boaz Named iXS National Sales Marketing Manager

We’re excited to see that iXS is going to grow its presence in the American market. Begin Press Release: JEFFERY BOAZ JOINS iXS Industry Expert Now National Sales & Marketing Manager For Swiss Motorcycle Apparel Firm Deerfield, FL — With the continued growth of the brand — both in the U.S. and its European home markets — Swiss motorcycle gear specialist iXS is focusing on improving the service of its dealers around the world. The first step to building the brand in America is the addition of Jeffery Boaz as…

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Send Us Your Motorcycle Photos For Possible Publication

We at American Iron Magazine and our All-Tech & DIY American Iron Garage love to see and share photos of you and your motorcycles in our magazines and on-line. We love your customs, classics, bobbers, choppers and racers. Heck, we love photos of trikes and sidecar rigs too. Especially the ones you built and or customized yourself! But we can’t publish them if you don’t send your photos to us. Please send us clear, well lit and in-focus photos of you and your bike. We prefer seeing all the bike, so…

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