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Motor Trike Prowler RT – Ridden & Rated Review

Motor Trike Prowler RT (reverse trike) kit on a Honda GL 1800 Goldwing.

Today’s “trike” is not just a trike. Variants include everything from traditional units with two driven wheels at the back of a conventional motorcycle, to bolt-on kits that add two outboard rear wheels to the existing two for stability, and to newer design translations that place two steerable wheels forward and one driven wheel aft. The Prowler RT from Motor ...

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Tackling LA-Barstow-Vegas on a 2WD Ural Gear-Up

LA-Barstow-Vegas on a 2WD 2016 Ural Gear-Up.

It’s well before dawn, and the temperature is below freezing. Ben’s KTM 1190 Adventure says it’s 27 F., but Kurt’s BMW R 1200 GS is somewhat more optimistic at a balmy 31. My Ural Gear-Up is silent on the matter, perhaps in indifference to these mild temperatures. After all, it was originally built to carry Russian soldiers through snow and ...

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2017 Honda X-ADV to Debut in November – Video

Honda X-ADV

Honda has confirmed that it will introduce the first of a “new breed” of motorcycle for 2017 called the X-ADV. Based on the City Adventure concept scooter that was unveiled at the Italian EICMA show in the fall of 2015, the X-ADV seems to be larger and more fully equipped, like an adventure scooter on steroids. Honda has confirmed features ...

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2017 Can-Am Spyder F3 Limited – First Look Review

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More information on Can-Am’s 2017 Spyder lineup is trickling out of Orlando, Florida, where Can-Am is holding its annual dealer meeting. We got a glimpse of the new F3-T “bagger” and the sporty F3-S, which now includes a Sport riding mode for controlled real-wheel drifts, at the end of June. Can-Am has now announced a further expansion in the F3 ...

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2017 Can-Am Spyder F3 and RT – First Look Review

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Having built more than 100,000 Can-Am Spyders since the first model was introduced for 2008, BRP’s unique, state-of-the-art three-wheelers have clearly been a hit. Can-Am’s Spyder offerings now include the sporty RS, sport-touring ST, touring RT and cruiser F3 model families. Read our 2016 Can-Am Spyder F3 Limited road test review BRP has just announced part of its 2017 Can-Am ...

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2016 Motor Trike Indian Roadmaster Tomahawk – First Ride Review

Just gawjus! The two-tone Roadmaster Tomahawk parked at the Sam Rayburn Library in Bonham, Texas.

“We’ve built several black Tomahawks, but you’ll ride our first two-tone model,” said Motor Trike’s Operations Manager, J.D. Vey. Black is beautiful, but the Springfield Blue and Ivory Cream Indian Roadmaster conversion was as stunning as a classic Hollywood-era Cadillac. A record East Texas drought had morphed into record rainfall and flooding that was forecasted to slacken for three days ...

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Turbocharged Can-Am Spyder Concept Vehicle Unveiled

This 150-horsepower turbocharged Can-Am Spyder concept vehicle was unveiled at Daytona International Speedway today.

A turbocharged Can-Am Spyder concept vehicle was unveiled today at Daytona International Speedway’s newly redesigned motorsports stadium leading into the 2016 Can-Am Duel At Daytona. “It’s a privilege to welcome BRP to the Daytona International Speedway family with its Can-Am brand,” said Joie Chitwood III, Daytona International Speedway President. “Can-Am is a great brand to have here with us to ...

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Yamaha Announces More 2016 Models and Pricing

2016 Yamaha FZ-07 in Armor Gray

Since last fall, Yamaha has announced many new, updated and returning models as part of its 2016 lineup, including cruisers under the Star Motorcycles brand. Read about 2016 Star Motorcycles, the new 2016 YZF-R1S and returning 2016 street and adventure models 2016 Yamaha FJR1300A / FJR1300ES Pricing Last November, Yamaha announced updates for 2016 to its FJR1300A (standard) and FJR1300ES ...

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2016 Can-Am Spyder F3 Limited—Road Test Review

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Assuming there will never be a Spyder dual-sport model (never say never?), Can-Am’s lineup of three-wheel roadsters came full-circle last year with the introduction of the new F3 cruiser (January 2015 and on ridermag.wpengine.com). Though it has been quite successful with its RT touring, RS sport and ST sport-touring machines—Can-Am sells as many of them in the U.S. as Honda ...

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