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Tierra del Fuego Motorcycle Tour with MotoDiscovery


High-siding 6 feet in the air, Joaquin and his BMW R1200GS did a graceful 60-mph pirouette in front of me. Flying in front of the airborne bike, he had the presence of mind to fend it off before nose-diving into the brown Patagonian gravel. Even though I’d raced for decades, I’ve never had such a good seat for such a ...

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Tales From the Dark Side: Putting Car Tires on Motorcycles


From the Dark World of Nonconformity They Emerged…On Car Tires. Have you ever found yourself unwittingly in the middle of a heated religious or political debate between two vehemently opposed participants? Not since the dispute over conventional oil vs. synthetic oil have I seen such polarized and passionate opinions in the motorcycle world. The question is, unlike the face off ...

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Passenger Armrest for Harley-Davidson FLH 2014-


The Big Bike Parts® Passenger Armrest System mounts securely to the existing Harley Tour Pak® with four bolts that allow 1’’ forward or backward positioning. The armrest can easily swing out of the way allowing use of the quick release Harley Tour Pak®. The base mount assembly is black powder coat and the mounting arms are Show Chrome Accessories® brilliant ...

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Deluxe Expander Rack Bag


Hopnel™ sewn products introduces their generous 3500 Deluxe Expander Rack Bag that easily secures to most luggage racks. The main compartment measures over two cubic feet of storage space with a reinforced body providing consistent packing spaceand durability. The large 22’’ x 15’’ x 9 ½’’ main compartment has zippered expander pockets on each end, providing an additional 5’’ of ...

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Full Size Brake Pedal For Can-Am Spyder


Big Bike Parts® improves safety with another must have accessory for the Can-Am Spyder.  Big Bike Parts® new Full Size Brake Pedal replaces the OEM brake pedal cover with a larger 4 ½’’ long by 2’’ wide pedal cover.  It mounts the same as the existing OEM brake pedal cover, with a rust proof steel channel reinforcing the high density ...

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HJC Helmets


Introducing the all-new RPHA 11. Tested and designed in HJC’s own R&D and Wind Tunnel facility, the RPHA 11 is one of the lightest, if not the lightest helmet in its premium class. A new shell design and spoiler make for a more aerodynamic and eye appealing design. Two redesigned mouth vents, an added adjustable forehead vent, and two new ...

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Harley-Davidson Extends Offer of Free Riding Academy Training to All U.S. Military

Harley-Davidson Motor Company Riding Academy

Harley-Davidson is extending its offer to provide free Riding Academy motorcycle training to all current and former U.S. military. The program is now available to active-duty, retired, reservists and veterans from January 1 to December 31, 2016. “One of our objectives is to grow the sport of motorcycling in the U.S.,” said Harley-Davidson Managing Director and former U.S. Army Officer, ...

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