What's Inside - Asphalt & Dirt

A motorcycle lifestyle magazine for anyone who loves life on two wheels.
Posers Not Allowed

Posers Not Allowed

Reading through the stream of consciousness emails racer and builder David Mead, wrote to help tell his story, one can’t help but think about a line from an old Monty Python skit that went something like “I was born at an early age.” Here’s an example: “It all started...

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Routes and trails

Ridin’ Local

Ridin’ Local

Sometimes the best routes aren’t the longest or the ones that take you furthest from home. They can be the ones you go to when you just need to get away for an hour or two. The Bay Area is home to a bunch of those so figuring out which one is worth sharing is a...

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Old restaurant sign

Alice’s Restaurant

Alice’s Restaurant

We originally wrote about Alice’s in one of our first issues. Since we’re sending you there in this issue’s Favorite Routes, we thought it worth a re-run. THE LOWDOWN Alice’s Restaurant in Woodside, CA is an institution in the motorcycle and...

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Gear & Such

VStream touring windshield from National Cycle

VStream touring windshield from National Cycle

Windshields for some are like shoes – you have to go through a few pairs before you find one that really fits. We should know because we’ve gone through a few over the last couple of years. Earlier this summer, National Cycle sent us their VStream Low...

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Favorie Bikes

Favorite Bikes – Motorcycles as Art

Favorite Bikes – Motorcycles as Art

For those of you who haven’t been to Sturgis, there’s more there than drinking, body paint, and bikini girls washing bikes. This year at the Buffalo Chip they had a display of custom bikes that proved the point. Here are some of the incredible builds that...

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Shop talk

ADV Essentials

ADV Essentials

Guest post by Ralph Rodriguez As I get more into off road riding I find that one of the biggest similarities is like what I carry in a road pack — a knife, an emergency phone charger, water, and a puncture kit. When I’m riding with the kids we also wear...

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WTF

WTF! Road Dog

WTF! Road Dog

The Road Dog is one of the more infamous bikes ever made due to its over the top length and just overall crazy assness. There’s no way this thing isn’t going to get some attention. Here’s a bit from Wikipedia about it and the builder: The bike was...

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