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Top 10 Motorcycle World Records

World Records show us the marvel of human creation and the outskirts of the imagination. The Guinness Book of World Records has been recording the extremes of humanity for over 50 years and keeping track of the most amazing things that the world has to offer.

Motorcycle records take up a large section of this book. As long as we’ve had two wheels we’ve been pushing the abilities of the machine and ourselves the limit. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most iconic records to be set so you can marvel at the machines we’ve made through the years. Continue Reading

Touring Bike Breakdown

Long road trips are one of the best parts of being a motorcycle rider. The open road, the wind rushing past you and the thrill of new adventures. The only problem is many bikes aren’t built for long distance comfort and the baggage that comes with a long trip. Touring motorcycles become the best option for long distances but they come in so many options it becomes hard to choose which one is the best touring motorcycle option for you. We’ve put the three styles of touring motorcycles to the test: sport touring vs. adventure touring vs. traditional touring, to show the pros and cons of each and how your current favorite motorcycle may have a touring bike twin that gives you the best of both worlds. Continue Reading

American Motorcycle Racing Through the Ages

Motorcycles in the United States have always been a physical manifestation of the freedom and rebelliousness of the American spirit. Motorcycle history is nothing but a long line of revolutionaries working to make their bikes go faster, jump higher or work harder than any other bike on the road. Our love of speed, power, and modification has been prevalent since the early days of motorcycle production, and nothing shows this merging of man and machine better than on the American racetrack.

Through the ages, motorcycle races have always been major events that draw media coverage and throngs of spectators wanting a piece of the action. Nowadays, you would have a hard time selling out any major stadium to watch professional motorcycle racing in the United States. Why? What changed the collective mind of American citizens to pull them away from motorcycle racing for such a drastic decline? There are a lot of reasons motorcycle lovers have given as to why American’s seem to be losing interest in motorcycles and motorcycle racing. But before we get into the modern racing scene let’s take a look at the dangerous beginnings of what started a nation’s obsession with speed. Continue Reading

Top 6 Extreme Motorcycle Sports

The adrenaline rush is what makes us feel alive. For most, a go-around on your favorite roller coaster or even a speedy ride on the open road is enough to get the blood pumping with excitement.

But others need a little more power or competition to get their fix. These motorcycle riders use extreme precision, speed or danger to push their bikes and their bodies to the absolute limit. Take a look at our list of top 6 extreme motorcycle sports to find out what kind of adrenaline junkies are out there. Continue Reading

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