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Desert Riding Tips and Tricks

  It’s been a long, hot summer for the Southwest sector of the country. Fall weather and cooler temperatures mean the gear gets collected, the bike gets prepped, and the weekends get booked. Desert riding season is here! In order to prevent last minute scrambling, and maximize your saddle time, we’ve come up with five tips […]

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Warming Up with Freeze-Out Review at Motorcyclist Online

  It’s cold outside for a lot of Americans right now. Which means riding season is coming to a close—or is it? Recently Motorcyclist Online wrote a review about Cycle Gear’s own Freeze-Out gear. According to them: Good gear can make the difference between being miserable or comfortable on a chilly day, and a good […]

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Five Tips for Wet Weather Riding

The days of radiant sunshine, perfect temperatures, and wonderful pavement conditions are slowly starting to fade away. In comes the gloomy clouds, the frigid temps, and soaked tarmac. For the loyalists out there who are not only not fazed by the inclement weather, but they embrace the challenge of riding in the wet stuff, we’ve got […]

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Matt black Arai Corsair-X motorcycle helmet

Product Spotlight: Arai’s Corsair-X

Arai’s current Corsair-V has been available since 2007. With top riders such as Nicky Hayden, Dani Pedrosa, and Josh Hayes competing with the same helmet that’s available to the general public, it’s safe to say Arai has this helmet game dialed-in. So why change? How much better can it be? A lot. I was invited out […]

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Dainese D-air Racing Misano One-Piece Leather Motorcycle Suit

Pinnacle of Protection

Dainese’s Wireless Airbag is True 21st Century Protection You’ve got your featherlite ECE lid, Kevlar biaxial boots and hand-stitched kangaroo suit ready for the track day tomorrow. But, man, don’t you wish there was some way to swaddle yourself in bubble wrap before taking on that wicked Turn 9 at Willow Springs? Well, now you […]

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Battle of the Brands

The 2015 AMA Pro Flat Track series is shaping up to be a close one. For 61 years, the AMA Grand National Flat Track series has basically been a one-horse show, and during those years the winning horse has been painted (with 13 exceptions) orange and black. That’s a winning average of 79% for Harley-Davidson, […]

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If this is GROM, I don’t want to be right

  When I first moved to California in 2010, I was dead-set on conquering the rolling hills on any dirt bike I could get my hands on. I quickly found out this would be much more difficult than simply riding my dirt bike out of my garage and off into the sunset like my father […]

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Mark Neale, the motorcycle documentary badass that brought you Faster, Fastest, and The Doctor, the Tornado and the Kentucky Kid has been hard at work on a new creation, Hitting the Apex, which will be released in theaters later this Fall. This film is sure to be a hit with gear-heads and non-moto people alike as it showcases MotoGP’s stars […]

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Ready to Rally

Ready to Rally You’ve studied the maps, researched sleeping arrangements and settled on your posse of fellow riders in preparation for the big rally this summer. All set, right? Not just yet. Pre-trip Prep Even the smallest trip requires some amount of bike prep. At the very least, change your oil and have your battery tested. Check the […]

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75th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Sturgis, SD. Population: 6627. Projected population during the first week of August 2015: Anywhere from a quiet 500k to a rowdy 1m. Yes, it is time for the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. But it’s not just any year… it’s the 75th anniversary of this thing and we’ll be in the house all week long to […]

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