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2017 Triumph Street Scrambler – First Ride Review

2017 Triumph Street Scrambler

Scramblers were born in the 1960s, and were essentially street bikes that had been modified for dirt racing and general off-road hooliganism. As the decades wore on and manufacturers drilled down and created specialized models for every use and customer—chopper, tourer, sport tourer, enduro, dual-sport, ADV—scramblers became more of a style than a truly dirt-worthy machine. If you wanted a bike ...

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Doubletake Mirrors Review

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The stock mirrors on my 1998 Kawasaki KLR650 died honorably, in the line of duty. The left one bit the dust when my KLR tipped over after a challenging hill climb. As three of us stood around catching our breath, the small foot of the kickstand sank into the soft dirt and the bike fell over, shearing off the mirror ...

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Neduro to Dakar

Dakar. Just the name of this city, in the West African country of Senegal, evokes images of endless dunes, rock-studded roads and mile-long dust plumes kicked up by racing machinery blasting to the next checkpoint in the famed Dakar Rally. The event has migrated to another continent, where the Andes and the Atacama throw down new challenges to riders and ...

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