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These are America's 10 most beautiful deserted highways

Most travel guides make recommendations based on the idea that the more often a place is visited, the more reason a tourist has to visit it. But the GPS tracking company Geotab and landscape photographer James Q. Martin have taken the opposite approach with their list of America's 10 most scenic, …

USDOT

Is there truth in motorcycle pricing?

Have you ever wondered why motorcycle pricing varies across the country? Some are advertised as the ride-away price and others are the recommended …

Top 5… electric motorcycles you can buy today

With Harley-Davidson announcing its intention to put an electric motorcycle into production within 18 months and MotoGP announcing that its new MotoE …

Yamaha FZ-09 Top Performance Mods

Recently, my teenaged nephew Peter asked me to help him locate and purchase his first streetbike. Years ago, I helped kick off his riding career by …

Motorcycles

Best Motorcycle Phone Mounts

Earlier phone mounts were made only for cars. Those phone mounts could not withstand the heavy winds and high-speed rides. Motorcycle phone mounts …

Motorcycle Safety on the Highway

Even though divided highways are statistically safer than most other roadways, the relatively high speeds, frequent lane changes, and congestion can …

Visual Skills and Riding Proficiency

I’ve written this column in <i>Motorcyclist</i> magazine for eight years now—that’s almost 100 columns in case you’re counting—and more than 20 of those …

Arizona's top five scenic drives

Back roads. Byways. Scenic highways. Arizona is chock full of them. Here are five of our favorites.<p>Route 66: small-town America, with a side of kitsch<p>'Get your kitsch on Route 66' might be a better slogan for Arizona's scrubby stretch of Mother Road, with its lumbering dinosaurs, a wigwam motel and …

New Motorcycle Tank Bags For 2016

Even if you don’t pack a ton of luggage when you ride, there are some things you want to keep handy on every ride––sunglasses, a cell phone, …

25 Great American Motorcycle Roads

US Route 129, Deal’s Gap (“Tail of the Dragon”) (TN)<p><b>The Road:</b> Route 129, also known as Deals Gap, is an 11-mile mountain pass that skims the Great …

iPad App of the Week: Calvertr2 – Calculator with Converter

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every week. Check out all out picks below and you’ll soon …

(5) ways to keep the data on your iPad more secure

Security–it’s on our minds more than ever before. It seems like there isn’t a week that goes by where we don’t hear about some new exploit that allows someone to hack your most personal information. With our mobile devices containing more of this information with each new iteration, we need to …

How To Decide How Much Suspension You Need

As advances in suspension technology inch along, limits on terrain, the season in which you can ride, and the feats you can accomplish on a bike …

KTM takes to the streets with Freeride E-SM

Officially unveiled at last year’s Intermot, the E-SM joins the E-SX and E-XC in the electric branch of the Freeride series. Unlike its siblings it …

Givi Easylock Saddlebags | MC TESTED

In between heavy and complicated hard luggage and weather- and theft-vulnerable soft saddlebags there must be an ideal solution. At least that’s …

Backpacking

The Benefits of Mountain Biking with Frame Bags

In our modern, technical world there seems to be a need to hyper-specialize everything, to focus on the slightest nuances, treating them like chasms …

Rocky Mountains

The Top 10 Mountain Bike Destinations, As Chosen by the People

The ethos behind the Singletracks Trail Database, home to the largest collection of mountain bike trail maps in the world, is that the sum of our …

Why a sportbike is NOT a beginners bike

me on my SV650.<p><b>Introduction</b><p>Another riding season is getting started, and so I get a lot of questions from friends how to get into it. One thing that …

Top 10 Adventure Bikes for New Adventure Riders

New Adventure Bike Riders are a diverse group. Some may be completely new to riding, while others have many years of experience on other types of …

6 motorcycle movies worth watching

The fine art of the motorcycle movie has hit a speed hump in recent years. Raw and gritty paens to the alternative lifestyle are harder to find. And easy access to broadcast-quality DSLR recording has caused a rise in quantity rather than quality.<p>But it’s not all showers of sparks from angle …

Film Festivals

Husqvarna 701 Supermoto unveiled at Eicma

<b>HUSQVARNA</b> showed the concept version of its new 701 Supermoto last year and it’s proved that the bike was no flight of fancy by revealing the …

25 Ideas for Getting Started with #Evernote

[Visit http://www.developgoodhabits.com/ss-free to grab your free copy of "77 Good Habits to Live a Better Life" and get instant notifications when I run special deals on my Kindle books!]<p>The beauty of Evernote goes beyond “what it can do.” It’s actually not that hard to set up notes, tags, …

Drive Chain Maintenance | DRIVE TIME

Throughout motorcycling’s evolution toward more sophisticated technology, one feature of the earliest motorcycles still hangs in there like a …

Suspension Setup Series #3: Set Compression & Rebound to Maximize Traction

In Part One, we discussed sag, which puts your suspension in the right position, setting the stage for good performance. In Part Two, we talked about …

Secrets of Slippery | MC Garage

If you could harness the energy found on Internet forums regarding oil choices, you could light a small city for years. The debate might be complex, …

Bike Fit: How To

While there is no universal method for fitting a bicycle to the rider, fit theories do agree on most things, and proper training and equipment help bike-shop workers and fitters do their job consistently well. You'll have an easier time shopping if you know a few benchmark measurements.<p>Start with …

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Cardo Scala Rider Q3 Multiset Communicator Review

As Bluetooth communications work their way into our daily lives, it’s only natural that they’d begin to become essential to our motorcycling tool …