Autos: Motorcycles

Gallery: The 2015 Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

Thursday  11:28,   03 november 2016
Hot Bike

Words: Chris Long Photos: Nilton Baptista Gallery of Godliness There is a motorcycle show in Austin, Texas, that if you haven’t heard about yet, you have now been notified. This invitational bike show, organized by Austin custom shop Revival Cycles[...]

The Weight Barrier of Motorcycles

Thursday  11:21,   03 november 2016
Motorcyclist

I’ve always tried to make my motorcycles as light as possible, but I went a bit over the top with my first original chassis design back in 1972. It was a little Hodaka-engined roadracer for which I built a sheet-aluminum monocoque box frame, which[...]

Video: The Dangers of Disc Locks!

Thursday  11:21,   03 november 2016
Motorcyclist

This video above is a lot of things: embarrassing, tragic, and a little funny. It was a simple mistake, just forgetting that his disc lock was in place and trying to roll away from his parking spot. The lock did its job, stopped the wheel from[...]

5 Tips for Rain Riding

Thursday  11:21,   03 november 2016
Motorcyclist

If you’re like most riders, you avoid riding in the rain. But rain showers are known to pop up unexpectedly, and with a little forethought and knowledge rain riding can be reasonably safe and even fun. 1 // Stay Comfortable You’ll want to stay dry[...]

2 Wheel Grilles Custom 2013 Suzuki Hayabusa

Thursday  11:15,   03 november 2016
Super Street Bike

I purchased a brand new 2013 Suzuki Hayabusa in January of 2015. It was bone stock off the show room floor and only had one mile on it. I picked it up from Ultimate Cycle in Virginia and hauled it home. I rolled it into the shop and never rode it.[...]

How Motorcycle Dealerships Deal With Customer Complaints & Online Reviews

Thursday  11:14,   03 november 2016
Motorcyclist

©Motorcyclist Back in the day, dissatisfied customers had to file their complaints in person. Social media is the new "Complaint Department" for bike dealerships and most other businesses. Customer feedback is a vital part of making our[...]

Pre-Ride Techniques for Kicking Off the Summer - RIDE SMART

Thursday  11:14,   03 november 2016
Cycle World

Lifestyle An ounce of forethought can yield tons of fun all riding season long. An ounce of forethought can yield tons of fun. Here are four pre-ride techniques for kicking off the summer riding season safely. Learn more at CycleWorld.com.With[...]

Motorcycle Safety on the Highway

Thursday  11:14,   03 november 2016
Motorcyclist

@Motorcyclist Have you ever had this happen to you? What did you do? Let us know, or add your tips of how to deal with hostile drivers in the comments below. Even though divided highways are statistically safer than most other roadways, the[...]

MC Tested: Rokker Revolution Waterproof Motorcycle Jeans

Thursday  11:14,   03 november 2016
Motorcyclist

These aren’t your daddy’s Levis 501s, even if they were tailored to fit like the classic American dungarees. The Revolution jeans from Rokker, a Swiss boutique apparel company, are the best riding jeans I’ve ever worn. They’re also the most[...]

I Crashed My New Harley the Day I Rolled it Off the Lot

Thursday  11:14,   03 november 2016
Popular Mechanics

​Every motorcycle rider wipes out eventually. But when it happens on a brand-new bike, it hurts even more.​According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 92,000 riders were injured in crashes in 2014 (the latest year for which data [...]

Icon Twenty-Niner Glove

Thursday  11:14,   03 november 2016
Motorcycle Cruiser

Riding in the summer doesn't mean you have to suffer heat stroke or soupy mitts. It also doesn't mean you need to take out a 2nd mortgage to afford a nice pair of ventilated gloves. Enter the Icon Twenty-Niner Gloves. At an affordable price[...]

Worlds Strongest Denim?

Thursday  11:14,   03 november 2016
Street Chopper

Australian-based motorcycle clothing company, Saint, has officially created the world’s strongest single layer denim fabric. Over the past 24 months, founders Mike Lelliott and Aidan Clarke who’ve helped launch brands like Knog, Crumpler and 2XU,[...]

First Look: Michelin Anakee Wild ADV Motorcycle Tires

Thursday  11:14,   03 november 2016
Motorcyclist

©Motorcyclist Big adventure bike owners now have another dirt-intended tire option from Michelin If you own a BMW R1200GS, KTM 1190 Adventure, Suzuki V-Strom 1000, Yamaha Super Tenere, or any of the big adventure bikes, you now have another[...]

How To Permanently Repair A Flat Tubeless Motorcycle Tire

Thursday  11:08,   03 november 2016
Motorcyclist

©Motorcyclist If a new tire isn't in the budget, a plug/patch repair performed from the inside of the tire is the next best thing. Not all tire manufacturers condone plugging a tire, but those that do insist on a plug/patch repair performed from [...]

Recall News: 2016 Kawasaki ZX-10R Motorcycles

Thursday  11:07,   03 november 2016
Motorcyclist

©Motorcyclist 2016 Ninja ZX-10R and Ninja ZX-10R ABS ©Motorcyclist Over-torqued steering damper bracket bolts may break on 805 units. The following report is filed with the NHTSA: Report Receipt Date: February 23, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number:[...]