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2018 Suzuki GSX250R | First Look Review

2018 Suzuki GSX250R

In an effort to attract new and young riders into motorcycling, over the past several years manufacturers have introduced a wide variety of small-displacement bikes. Suzuki’s pint-sized lineup includes the GW250 sport standard (with styling inspired by the mighty but long gone B-King) and two retro-styled models, the VanVan 200 and the TU250X (the latter is not available in California, ...

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Motorcycle Mechanics Courses in San Francisco

City College Mechanics Courses

Interested in learning about motorcycle maintenance? Or just unhappy paying $100 per hour for someone else’s poor workmanship? Why not learn more about bikes at City College of San Francisco? Your interest may even lead to a career in the motorcycle industry! City College Automotive Technology offers Moto 90, Introduction to Motorcycle Technology, at the Evans Campus, 1400 Evans Ave., ...

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Visit the ‘One Yamaha’ Display at the L.A. Auto Show

See the One Yamaha display at the 2016 LA Auto Show, from now until November 27.

Visitors to the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show will have the opportunity to see one of the most comprehensive and diverse displays of Yamaha products ever assembled in one location. Now through November 27, the “One Yamaha” display comprises a widely diverse collection of Yamaha manufactured products ranging from side-by-side vehicles and motorcycles to watercraft and marine engines. You can ...

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Help Our Veterans This Thanksgiving Weekend With Countersteer


Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on everything we have to be thankful for in our lives. This weekend, take a moment to help our veterans with Countersteer. Countersteer, a registered 501(c)3 non-profit for post-9/11 veterans, is hosting an online silent auction on their Facebook page (@countersteeerlife) from Friday, November 25, through Monday, November 28. Auction items have been generously donated ...

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2017 Honda Rebel 500 and 300 | First Look Review

2017 Honda Rebel 300

Honda headed up a nearly full slate of returning 2017 machines today with two new ones, the Rebel 500 and 300. Based on the 471cc parallel twin in the CB500F and the 286cc single in the CB300F, the bikes are a mix of old- and new-school style, with aggressively raked front ends and fat tires on 16-inch wheels. Riding positions ...

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BMW and LEGO Build a Mini Adventure Bike


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

Cycle Gear

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


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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