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The Monster 797 is a great addition to the Ducati lineup

It was controlled and calculated and smooth when I needed it to be, then wild and unpredictable and aggressive when I... well, mostly my colleagues... wanted it to be.<p>The test ride with my first Duc started as a wild goose chase and ended as an Italian guided tour of the French Riviera. And in the …

Smooth gear-changes are at the heart of every good ride

Each time you go out on a decent ride you change gear hundreds of times, so it makes sense to do it as efficiently as possible.<p>Work it, work it, work …

12 Hip Thrust Variations You Should Be Doing

You may have done hip thrusts (or hip “bridges”) before, but have you thought outside of the box when hitting these?<p>Hands down, the fundamental …

Hips

Strength, Coordination, and Power With Kettlebells

<b>Welcome to kettlebell workouts with coach Dini Leopoldo.</b> There are two workouts each week which can be done on any two non-consecutive days you have …

The Best Workout for YOUR Body

Use Science to Build the Perfect Training Plan<p>We Don't All Respond the Same Way to Training<p>According to science, we don't all respond equally to …

Citizen Science

4 Simple Steps to Start Training With Power

Ride faster, feel better, and see performance gains this season by training with power<p>Is power a word that you’ve heard tossed around amongst cycling friends, but you have no idea what it really means? Well, you’re not alone. Power meters in today’s market give you plenty of metrics: cadence, …

8 books that will change your life in 2017

And if your New Year's resolution isn't to read more ... well, have we got some recommendations that will make you change your resolution.<p>The following eight books will help you stop worrying, stop being tired, and stop feeling overwhelmed — and start excelling in your field, embracing life's …

Bodyweight Workout: Cycle 2, Week 6, Day 3

<b>The bodyweight workouts require only the space of a yoga mat.</b> This cycle will focus on building up to a one-arm push up over next two 6-week cycles. …

The Best High-Intensity Exercises for a Toned Core

In order to boost overall strength, it’s essential to work on tightening and toning your core. That’s because the muscles in the core serve as the …

The 20 best travel books of 2016

From Australia to America, and Bulgaria to Burma, Michael Kerr draws on the year’s travel books to find the ideal Christmas gifts.<p>The Outrun by Amy Liptrot<p><b>Canongate, £8.99</b><p>I was delighted to see this win the 2016 Wainwright Prize. It’s a wonderful book though hardly conventional, whether you …

Books

Ducati 90 Years documents the design history of the iconic Italian bike builder

The storied motorcycle manufacturer marks a huge milestone.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>4<p>4<p>SHARES<p>Ask anyone who the Ferrari of motorcycles is …

Jumping Rope: From Beginner to Boxer

The Fastest Way to Become a Bad-Ass Rope Skipper<p>Portable and Effective<p>Jump rope training can benefit everyone. You can use it for long periods at a …

CrissCross

Tip: Lighten Up on Glute Exercises

Here's a great exercise for the money-maker that most people are ruining by using too much weight.<p>There are certain exercises that benefit from the …

Muscle

Iceland: An Adventure-riding Paradise

It’s an easy flight for my wife (Kim) and me to Iceland’s major international airport at Reykjavik. We arrive on a mid-June evening, so the following …

Hiking

Test Ride: 2017 Ducati Monster 1200 S

In the not too distant past, only Moto GP riders had access to 150 horsepower motorcycles. Designed for riders with next-level skills, these bikes …

5 Drills to Help You Achieve Your First Pull Up

<b>One of the key things we’re working on with clients right now is their pulling strength.</b> There are a few reasons for this. Firstly, it’s because pull …

2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R First Ride Review

I have a vivid memory of the first time I rode a KTM 1290 Super Duke, in 2014, exiting fourth-gear corner with the front wheel clawing at the sky. I …

The Kawasaki Z650 is a new motorcycle that you can ride for years and not get bored with

The rain was threatening to unleash its soggy fury upon us as we scratched and clawed our way toward the shelter of the infamous Lookout Road House.<p>The driving skill of people in this area seems to diminish exponentially as the rainfall exceeds .001-inch on these scary roads, except for the dump …

An In-Depth Explanation of the 2017 Ford GT's Five Drive Modes

It's all about that aero.<p>In our time with a nearly-production-ready Ford GT prototype, we got to learn about how Ford designed a chassis and aerodynamic package that can morph to the driver's needs with the twist of a steering wheel-mounted dial. Here's an in-depth explanation of exactly what will …

Build Lean Muscle with Intermittent Fasting, Carb and Calorie Cycling

<b>So, you want to get leaner and build some muscle?</b> This is the ultimate goal. Surprisingly, it is easier to reach the ultimate goal than you think. …

7 Short and Sweet Resistance Training Routines to Develop Your Legs

The legs. They get you from point A to B. They're a woman's (and man's) best friend. They're the genesis for all skill executions. <b>Throw a ball or</b> …

The Case for Specialized Glute Training

<b>Strength coaches like complex movements that recruit multiple muscle groups.</b> These movements are closer to athletic skills and may transfer to the …

This or That: 1967 Buick GS 340 versus 1969 Dodge Dart Swi

<i>1967 Buick GS 340 (top); 1969 Dodge Dart Swinger 340 (bottom). Photos by the author.</i><p>We’ve all had that “if money was no object” dream; a foggy utopia …

Aprilia Shiver 750 - BEST USED BIKES

<b>YEARS SOLD:</b> 2008–present<p><b>MSRP NEW:</b> $8,999 (’08) $8,699 (’16)<p><b>BLUE BOOK RETAIL VALUE:</b> $4,490 (’08) to $7,260 (’15)<p><b>BASIC SPECS:</b> Built around the …

What Do You Want To Know About The 2017 Ducati Monster 1200?

I'm sitting in the bar at the end of the Tom Bradley terminal at LAX about to board a plane to Monte Carlo to ride the revised Monster 1200. Don't …

MV Agusta's Insane 140 HP Brutale RR Streetbike Is A Naked Beast

2017 MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR<p>Posted in Rides<p>When MV Agusta asked themselves how they could improve upon their best-selling bike from last year, they …

5 things we love about the Ducati Monster 1200 S

Ducati unveiled exciting new metal at the recent Milan Show, leaving the updated Monster 1200 S in the sidelines.<p>Perhaps that’s because we’ve got …

6 Plank Variations to Test Your Core Strength

Planks are effective for all athletes, regardless of age, gender, or level of athletic ability. <b>The plank’s power to improve core strength and balance</b> …

The Incremental (But Intense) Circuit Workout

Source: Bev Childress<p>True circuit training is demanding. It is difficult. It's why many eschew it for easier forms of exercise. <b>If you want to truly</b> …