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What It Feels Like to Crash at 120mph on The Isle of Man

Motorcycle racing legend in the making William Dunlop discusses the terrifying moment he crashed while racing the world's most deadly road course.<p><i>The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy (TT) is unlike any other motorsport event on Earth. It boasts more history, is more challenging and has claimed more lives</i> …

He Was In A Cab Stuck In Traffic. A Beggar Asked For Alms ...

Sitting in an air-conditioned Ola cab on Saturday evening in Bangalore's notorious traffic, I was heading to a friend's party when an older gentleman in a long white kurta and a white cap approached.<p>Clutching his long walking stick, he looked close to my grandmother's age — she's in her early 90s. …

Yes, We Should Let Motorcycles Ride Between Cars

Every California driver's seen it: While you're sitting in your car on the freeway, creeping through traffic, one motorcyclist after another zips by, …

Wet weather motorcycle riding tips

<b>SOME PEOPLE ACTUALLY</b> like riding in the rain. Really, they do. And there's a reason for it. The challenge of wet weather machine control can be as …

Life, Family and Motorcycles - Cycle Therapy

When I started riding a motorcycle, a friend of mine told me about something he called “cycle-therapy.” It was the idea that when you’re driving in a …

Motorcycles

Millennials leaving church in droves

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Demographics

New and Noted: Motorcycle Gear

The northern hemisphere riding season is in full swing now, and the shelves are flooded with new gear. For our latest round up, we’re including both urban and ADV gear—with a very ‘technical’ jacket from Icon’s new Raiden range and stylish new motorcycle jeans from Canada.<p><b>AGV AX-8 Evo Naked Carbon</b> …

Motorcycles

How to go Motorcycle Touring on a Budget

<b>0</b> Flares <b>0</b> Flares ×<p>It’s easy to think that you need all the latest and greatest in order to enjoy a good motorcycle tour. In reality, you don’t. You …

Bikepacking

11 of the Most Expensive Motorcycles Sold at Auction

<b>0</b> Flares <b>0</b> Flares ×<p>How much did you pay for your motorcycle? A couple thousand? Perhaps even tens of thousands. Would you ever fork out hundreds of …

Motorcycles

The guy who found Waldo computed the longest American road trip

Is visiting every state on your bucket list? What about every major landmark?<p>When Tracy Staedter at Discovery News saw a map going around Facebook …

How to Stay Comfortable During Long Motorcycle Rides

<b>0</b> Flares <b>0</b> Flares ×<p>We all love going on long riding trips. It’s very therapeutic, but the downfall is sitting on our butts for long periods of time. …

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Piece of string better than BMI for checking body fat

Checking that waist circumference is no more than half of height is the best way of monitoring body mass, say experts<p>A piece of string is a more accurate measure of dangerous weight gain than the controversial Body Mass Index (BMI) a new study suggests.<p>Simply measuring height with string, folding …

Diabetes

Dodge goes all-out with the 2016 Viper ACR

With a crazy aero package, adjustable suspension, and up to 1.5g of cornering grip, Dodge says this is the fastest Viper ever.<p>Dodge is dusting off the American Club Racer badge, affixing it to the most extreme, track-honed snake to ever roll out of the Connor Avenue assembly plant. Meet the 2016 …

Jay Leno's 1936 Harley-Davidson is entirely unrestored

This well-used Knucklehead only needed a light tune-up to get back on the road. It's a true survivor.<p>We love Jay Leno because he's a true gearhead. Yes, his many, many millions of dollars have enabled him to amass a car collection bigger than some cities' municipal fleets, but all those cars and …

Ferrari 458 Speciale, and the end of an era

Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and Donatello are acknowledged as the four Italian Masters.<p>Pininfarina, Giugiaro, Scaglietti and Bertone might be their car-design equivalents, and – with apologies to a certain former farm-tractor manufacturer – their most illustrious client surely was the …

Leonardo Da Vinci

BMW K 1600 GTL Project: The Builders

Harley-Davidson dominates the heavyweight custom scene in Japan: many of the top builders work on no other marque. But BMW has just disrupted that paradigm with its ‘Ignite Straight 6’ project: it’s given its luxury K 1600 GTL tourer to two of Japan’s most esteemed motorcycle craftsmen.<p>Keiji …

Motorcycles