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Wed, 9/07/14 – 8:03 | 2 Comments

Deep in the budget conscious corners of Yamaha, they have been mixing the core elements of naked bike-inium, not just stripping away the unessential fairings, windscreens, and bling, but paring down the internals. The result is the FZ-07, a bantam that punches way above its weight.

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WHEN BRITISH ICONS RIDE: BECKHAM’S BRAZILIAN BONNEVILLE
Wednesday, 11 Jun, 2014 – 9:25 | One Comment
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How will soccer’s notorious pretty boy, David Beckham, and a custom “scrambler” version of the Triumph Bonneville survive a South American adventure?

AETHER teams up with SPIDI to create the Eclipse
Monday, 31 Mar, 2014 – 17:47 | Comment
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Form versus function, the tug and pull of design look to have found a happy balance in the AETHER Eclipse Jacket.

Twisted Throttle announces SW-MOTECH DAKAR Waterproof Soft Saddlebags
Wednesday, 26 Mar, 2014 – 21:29 | One Comment
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The DAKAR Pannier System – a semi-ridged 64L, roll-top, waterproof, saddlebag system that includes a bike-specific rack. For avid adventurists the rack-mount, hopefully means the occasional jump or running a series of whoops won’t be accompanied by the inevitable flopping of traditionally mounted soft luggage.

Wickenburg Desert Ride – March 20-23, 2014 – A Backcountry Discovery Route Fundraiser
Sunday, 26 Jan, 2014 – 10:49 | Comment
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If you like riding ADV bikes in the desert, enjoying professionally catered meals, drinking post-ride beverages in a wild-west saloon or sitting around a campfire under a star-filled sky, this event is for you!

AltRider: Taste of Dakar 2014
Monday, 20 Jan, 2014 – 9:59 | Comment
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Ride out into the gorgeous desert, experiencing all different terrains from dunes to dry sandbeds with the beautiful mountains near Death Valley in Nevada. AltRider’s Taste of Dakar 2014 provides an epic adventure weekend in Pahrump, Nevada on February 28 – March 2nd, 2014.

Giant Loop Introduces Possibles Pouch
Monday, 20 Jan, 2014 – 9:51 | Comment
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Giant Loop introduces the Possibles Pouch which adds 2 Liters of easy access “adventure proof” gear stowage to virtually any motorcycle. The Universal Accessory Pocket Secures to Giant Loop Packing Systems, Racks, Luggage, Fenders and More…

Arizona Backcountry Discovery Route announces Waterproof Route Map and Expedition DVD
Monday, 20 Jan, 2014 – 9:42 | Comment
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The non-profit Backcountry Discovery Routes, has released their latest project, the Arizona Backcountry Discovery Route (AZBDR). The AZBDR is the fourth installment in the Backcountry Discovery Routes series of trans-state routes created for dual-sport and adventure motorcycle travel.

GS Trophy comes to Canada in 2014
Monday, 18 Nov, 2013 – 22:39 | 2 Comments
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By BMW Motorrad News Release:
Destination Canada for International GS Trophy 2014
 
For the first time in its history, the 2014 BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy will take place in the northern hemisphere, with 16 teams comprising …

Cyclops and Konflict get their race on!
Sunday, 20 Oct, 2013 – 20:30 | Comment
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Photo by Blaine Franger –  (http://www.blainefranger.com)
Cyclops Adventure Sports and Konflict Motorsports partner to try something never before attempted. Race a 24 hour off road event with a team of riders on KTM Adventure and KTM …

“Fall Moto” Special: Accommodation Savings and Fall Colors in the Sierra Nevada
Thursday, 26 Sep, 2013 – 16:40 | Comment
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Carson Valley offers “Fall Moto” special combining the splendour of fall in the High Sierras, with special room rates for motorcyclists who want to take it in. For those who missed this summer’s Carson Valley / Lake Tahoe Adventure Motorcycle Ride, the Nevada beckons.

Updated – Michael Arbulic: The Cop Who Wrote a Cheque for Speed
Tuesday, 17 Sep, 2013 – 16:45 | 2 Comments
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Caught for speeding in excess of 60kph over the speed limit, RCMP Corporal Michael Milo Arbulic walks away with equivalency fines for excessive speeding after being represented by his lawyer in a North Vancouver, BC courtroom September 17th, 2013.

Twisted Throttle Releases Two Lines of Protection for KTM 1190 Adventure/R’s Debut
Wednesday, 11 Sep, 2013 – 17:53 | Comment
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Twisted Throttle releases two a complete lines of protection and luggage from SW-MOTECH/Bags-Connection and R&G Racing to coincide with the North American Debut of the KTM 1190 Adventure.

Touratech Unveils KTM 1190 Adventure/R Product Line Prior North American Release
Tuesday, 10 Sep, 2013 – 16:12 | Comment
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With the U.S. release of KTM’s new 1190 Adventure motorcycle mere weeks away, Touratech has revealed it’s product line designed specifically for KTM’s new adventure flagship.

Rubber Boa Straps to Easily Secure Adventure and Dirt Fender Packs
Tuesday, 10 Sep, 2013 – 15:54 | Comment
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Giant Loop seems positioned to take over the motorcycle luggage bondage market with another new offering in the vertical, the new Rubber Boa Straps for dirtbike fenders.

Mega-Gallery: 2014 Ducati Superbike 899 Panigale unveiled in Frankfurt
Monday, 9 Sep, 2013 – 12:55 | One Comment
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The marketing blather; The highly anticipated “supermid” 899 Panigale unveiled by Ducati CEO, Claudio Domenicali, on the eve of the IAA Motor Show in Frankfurt continues its bigger 1199 sibling’s monocoque concept, Superquadro engine and benchmark electronics. The low down, so freaking gorgeous we fired up a huge gallery of swank for it.

Giant Loop Introduces 100% Waterproof Rogue & Tillamook Dry Bags
Wednesday, 4 Sep, 2013 – 19:08 | 5 Comments
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Giant Loop Introduces 100% Waterproof Double Ended Roll Top Dry Bags in Two Sizes; Rogue and Tillamook. Indispensible, Affordable, Made in USA Motorcycle Bags to Keep Gear Dry and Easily Accessible.

The new BMW F 800 GS Adventure – Massive Gallery
Friday, 3 May, 2013 – 8:40 | 4 Comments
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BMW Motorrad is the most successful manufacturer of large-capacity touring enduros, but unless you’re an avid do-it-yourselfer there hasn’t been an Adventure variant class midsize bike based on the F800GS to parallel the R1200GS Adventure… until now.

The BMW Motorrad Exclusively Female Test Ride Event – May 4th, 2013.
Tuesday, 16 Apr, 2013 – 8:44 | One Comment
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Once again BMW is creating a comfortable test ride environment free of testostrionics and rampant dude-ism with the “BMW Motorrad Exclusively Female Test Ride Event” scheduled for May 4th, 2013 in BC’s lower mainland. We highly encourage moto-centric women of all stripes to attend this consistently fun and well organized event.