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When To Oil, Clean, & Replace Your Motorcycle Chain

When To Oil, Clean, & Replace Your Motorcycle Chain

Motorcycle chains have a tendency to attract dirt. Some more than others. You should always lube/clean your chain if it looks dry or rusty, OR if it’s become a gooey oily mess. Remember, you can add too much lube, and this will just attract dirt. How To Clean Your Motorcycle Chain Use a brush andRead more about When To Oil, Clean, & Replace Your Motorcycle Chain[…]

What Are The Best Aprilia Tuono 1100 Motorcycle Accessories?

What Are The Best Aprilia Tuono 1100 Motorcycle Accessories?

Don’t be fooled by the naked-bike handlebar and partial fairing. Just under the skin, the Tuono is a serious, intensely powerful sportbike with world-class electronics. Of course, we can never leave any motorcycle stock, so here’s a full list of our favorite Aprilia Tuono accessories. Aprilia Tuono Crash Protection Aero Style Frame Sliders use specialRead more about What Are The Best Aprilia Tuono 1100 Motorcycle Accessories?[…]

How To Install & Remove Motorcycle Tank Grips/Pads

How To Install & Remove Motorcycle Tank Grips/Pads

As far as affordable upgrades that can really make a difference go, motorcycle tank grips/pads would have to be near the top of the list. You probably don’t need us to convince you just how much of a difference they make, but one thing to consider is how they are installed. When removing grips, warmerRead more about How To Install & Remove Motorcycle Tank Grips/Pads[…]

The DENALI B6 Tail Light Review: A Brilliant Solution To Getting Slammed Traffic

The DENALI B6 Tail Light Review: A Brilliant Solution To Getting Slammed Traffic

If you’ve been riding long enough, you’ve heard the screech of tires behind you as a distracted motorist discovers, almost too late, that you’ve stopped in front of him. It’s then you either appreciate your own conspicuity or get religion about adding some. That’s where the DENALI B6 Tail Light comes in. It’s true thatRead more about The DENALI B6 Tail Light Review: A Brilliant Solution To Getting Slammed Traffic[…]

2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan – Fully Loaded and Reviewed

2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan – Fully Loaded and Reviewed

Okay, so where is it written that all adventure bikes have to be large, technically sophisticated, expensive beasts? Can’t we have simple, honest machines to ride across this wonderful country of ours? Yes, yes we can. There’s plenty of interest in the breed even if the current crop of bikes aren’t exactly new. The ancientRead more about 2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan – Fully Loaded and Reviewed[…]

16 Smart Ways to Leave the Pavement on a Motorcycle

16 Smart Ways to Leave the Pavement on a Motorcycle

Longtime dirt riders can make it seem like venturing off-pavement is like wrestling a bear and updating your phone’s software at the same time—difficult and dangerous. With a few key pieces of gear, the right equipment and a smart approach, a motorcycle trip exploring fire roads and two-tracks is not as daunting as it mightRead more about 16 Smart Ways to Leave the Pavement on a Motorcycle[…]

DrySpec H35:  What Makes The Toughest Adventure Luggage?

DrySpec H35: What Makes The Toughest Adventure Luggage?

DrySpec developed the H35 system with a single-minded intention: Build the toughest, most durable hard luggage for serious adventure riders. And while everyone loves sheet-aluminum panniers and top cases, fact is that a well-developed, thick-skinned co-polymer plastic case can sustain a tremendous amount of abuse and come back for more. It’s resistant to crushing andRead more about DrySpec H35: What Makes The Toughest Adventure Luggage?[…]