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BMW and LEGO Build a Mini Adventure Bike

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I don’t know about you, but I loved playing with LEGOs when I was a kid. Countless hours were spent poring over instructions, snapping pieces into place and–finally–playing with the resulting toy. Not to mention the fun of building whatever my imagination could come up with. So I won’t lie…I kind of want this: the new LEGO Technic BMW R ...

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Drop Off Toys For Tots Donations at Cycle Gear Locations Nationwide

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Cycle Gear has announced that each of its 120 locations will be hosting Toys for Tots donation stations from November 16 to December 10. Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is a not-for-profit public charity that provides toys to less fortunate children throughout the United States, with the goal of ultimately building better future communities. All Cycle Gear locations will have the ability ...

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10 Coolest Motorcycles for 2017

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber

The 2017 model year will go down as one of the most exciting in motorcycle history. Sneak peeks of 2017 models started in late 2015 and continued steadily throughout 2016, with at least 100 all-new or significantly updated motorcycles announced by 13 different manufacturers—everything from state-of-the-art, high-tech sportbikes to retro-styled bobbers, café racers and scramblers, in all shapes, sizes and ...

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Triumph Brutal Beauty Tour Showcases Bonneville Bobber

You can see the new 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber (foreground) and the rest of the Bonneville family at stops on the Brutal Beauty Tour.

Triumph Motorcycles America’s Brutal Beauty Tour will make more than 50 stops at Triumph dealerships and unique venues across the U.S. and Canada to showcase the latest editions to the Bonneville lineup, including the Bobber, Street Scrambler, Street Cup, T100 and T100 Black. Read our 2017 Triumph Bonneville T100 Black first ride review Read our 2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber first ...

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2017 Kawasaki Z650 ABS | First Look Review

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Kawasaki briefly offered a naked Ninja 650 derivative called the ER-6n in the United States (2009-2010), and since then the smallest-displacement naked “Z” bike an American rider could find has been the Z800, which was introduced for 2016. With the rollout of an updated Ninja 650, Kawasaki has decided to give it another go, with a new Z650 coming to ...

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2017 Kawasaki Z900 ABS | First Look Review

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Replacing the outgoing Z800 in Kawasaki’s naked “Z” bike lineup is the 2017 Z900. The new Z900 carries Kawasaki’s trademark Sugomi-inspired styling, and is built around a new 948cc inline four-cylinder engine and new steel twin-spar trellis frame, for an ideal blend of power, handling and comfort. Read our 2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS first ride review The new liquid-cooled, DOHC, ...

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2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 | First Look Review

2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300

Kawasaki revamped its Versys adventure-street lineup for 2015, extensively updating the Versys 650 and Versys 1000, and finally bringing the latter to the U.S. market. We’ve got a soft spot for these fun, versatile and affordable machines, and we selected the Versys 1000LT as Rider’s 2015 Motorcycle of the Year. Read our 2015 Kawasaki Versys 650LT road test review Read ...

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2017 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS | First Look Review

2017 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS

When it comes to liter-sized, fully-faired sportbikes, Kawasaki offers two choices. For those interested in cutting-edge, track-ready performance, there’s the Ninja ZX-10R, which won the World Superbike Championship in 2015 and 2016. For those interested in real-world, street-focused performance, there’s the Ninja 1000, which offers more comfort, better wind protection and a full line of sport-touring accessories. And it’s no ...

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2017 Ducati 1299 Superleggera | First Look Review

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Have you ever looked at a MotoGP bike and thought to yourself, “Yeah, I could totally ride that!” Well, then, Ducati has the bike for you: the superlative-laced 1299 Superleggera. It’s hard to know where to begin with a bike like the Superleggera, but we’ll start with two words: carbon fiber. The Superleggera, which means “super lightweight” in Italian, is ...

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2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650 ABS | First Look Review

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As we noted in our recent middleweight comparison, Kawasaki’s venerable Ninja 650 is ripe for an update, having received its last one in 2012. The time was right for a new Ninja, and Kawasaki has not disappointed. Like its predecessors, the 2017 Ninja 650 was designed for the rider who wants the look and performance of a sportbike, but who ...

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