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Honda Z50 Mini Trail Bike

It’s amazing to consider, but 45 years ago this summer (Whoa! Can that be right?), my life’s trajectory was forever altered by, of all things, a …

Riding

Don't Let Drizzle Spoil Your Ride

If you’re one of those riders who scurries for cover the minute skies go dark, it might comfort you to know that riding in the rain doesn’t have to …

70 Years of Vespa Scooters Timeline

In 70 years of history, and after more than 18 million units sold worldwide, Vespa has managed to unite people from distant and different cultures …

A Four-Seat Ural Motorcycle Is Cooler Than Your Minivan

Don't ever give up the adventure.<p>There are millions upon millions of cliches in the world of motorized vehicles. But possibly the greatest one of all, other than, is the adage trotted out on every third Craigslist posting: "now that I've got a family, I need to sell my motorcycle."<p>Yes, some …

2016 Ducati XDiavel S - FIRST RIDE REVIEW

The XDiavel is Ducati’s interpretation of a full-out <b>cruiser motorcycle</b> with forward controls, belt drive, 240mm wide rear tire, and all. They got the …

Turbocharged Triumph Rocket III And Harley-Davidson V-Rod - Boost Brothers

Moments later I have to slow for traffic, and my chance to feel the Triumph bashing up against its rev limiter in top gear--as it was about to do--is …

TWINS: The Sound and Fury

Unmuffled motorcycle engines make a racket, and no less a person than <b>Valentino Rossi</b> likes to have mufflers on his race bike because he finds the …

How To Ride A Motorcycle Forever

You might be a young buck full of vigor, flexibility, and confidence. But statistics tell us if you ride a motorcycle in the US, you are likely over …

Triple Threat: Ducati unleashes three brand new models for 2016

Ducati's new lineup has a bike for just about every taste and preference.<p>Ducati will certainly have the attention of motorcycle enthusiasts across …

BMW reveals R NineT Scrambler at EICMA [w/video]

BMW Motorrad has rolled into the EICMA motorcycle show in Italy with a new version of the R NineT. While the existing version has proven a fast favorite among customizers with its cafe-racer style, the new version takes the classic Scrambler approach that recalls off-road dirt bikes from the 1950s, …

VW Bus Drink Cooler

You will not find a cooler cooler than this VW Bus cooler. This ice chest is a scale model of the classic split front window Volkswagen Samba van …

Volkswagen

REVEALED! 2016 Triumph Thruxton and Thruxton R

Look at the new <b>Triumph</b> Thruxtons, and you see thoroughly updated modern classics, machines that embrace the appearance and aesthetics of café racers …

Heart Vs. Brain: Funny Webcomic Shows Constant Battle Between Our Intellect And Emotions

Our brains and our hearts have a very interesting relationship, and it is their crazy back-and-forth that Nick Seluk, the artist behind the …

Comics

25 Inventive Examples of Furniture Made From Car Parts

Design elements have been taken from cars and incorporated into plenty of things, like bicycles, shoes, watches, and even buildings. But what happens …

Incorporated

Buying Guide – Harley-Davidson Sportster

Reading time: about 13 minutes.<p>American<br>• Buying Guides<br>• Harley-Davidson<br>• Motorcycles<p>Introduction<p>The Harley-Davidson Sportster is an American motorcycle …

7 Cool Things About the 2016 Harley-Davidsons

<b>Harley-Davidson</b> just finished introducing its 2016 model-year lineup, with a new version of the Road Glide, called the Ultra, updates for Sportsters, …

How To Select The Perfect Motorcycle By Knowing Yourself First

The Japanese have a term, “<i>jinba ittai</i>,” which translates to, “the rider and horse as one.” Some years ago, Mazda picked this up to describe how it …

How to Check and Adjust Your Motorcycle's Chain

Adjusting your bike’s chain won’t make it any faster, but it’s critical if you want your chain to last. It’s fast, easy, and next to checking your …

The 11 Most Important Motorcycles of All Time

As we stand around and consider the Yamaha YZF-R1’s recent Motorcycle of the Year award (<b>see the 2015 MOTY winner here</b>), it’s not the worst idea in …

Snakes! Why did it have to be Snakes?

This famous line from the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark, reflects the sentiment of many folks in response to the mention of snakes. In an earlier …

VDBMotos Triumph Scrambler

After several years of no fixed abode, and therefore no motorcycle (the horror!), Derick finally settled down in New York where he was at long last …

The Scrambler by Burly Brand

If you are a follower of the American bike forum here on CC, you may already be familiar with the Scrambler crafted by David Zemla of Burly Brand. …

Motorcycles

How To Build A Scrambler Motorcycle

You’ve searched the web, watched the moody videos, and discovered that your street tires don’t like wet grass. You’ve decided you need a scrambler motorcycle—but how do you tweak your bike for good dirty fun, with a bit of extra style?<p>Here we’ll focus on the best-value mods, balancing cost with …

Motorcycles

40+ Brilliant Ways To Reuse And Recycle Old Tires

Tires are a huge headache when it comes to waste manage […]

Recycling

Get the Right Motorcycle Helmet For You

When it comes to motorcycle helmets, plenty of riders get all wrapped around the axle discussing helmet laws. We’re smart enough not to wade into …

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‘81 Yamaha XV920R - Hageman Motorcycles

<i>Written by Marlon Slack.</i><p>It’d be over five years ago that I first saw a café’d Yamaha XV. It was the same British racing green model that you’ve …

Understanding a Motorcycle's Rake and Trail

Spec charts sometimes quote rake and trail numbers for a motorcycle chassis, but what does this mean? If you ask, you feel like you’re getting sent …