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A motorcycle lifestyle magazine for anyone who loves life on two wheels.
Phil Morris Preserves Motorcycling’s Fast Past

Phil Morris Preserves Motorcycling’s Fast Past

The motorcycle world likes categories. Which is a bit of a paradox considering its attraction to free spirits and rule breakers. But look at the different types of bikes, races, parts and variations of the three and you’ll see that buckets and silos are pervasive....

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Routes and trails

Easy California Coastal Ride

Easy California Coastal Ride

We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again…sometimes the best routes are the ones you discover near your own backyard. Such was the case with a group ride we took over the past weekend. We met up in beautiful Los Gatos, CA – a small, but very upscale berg near Silicon...

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Old restaurant sign

Crab Trap, Tennessee

Crab Trap, Tennessee

As you can see this place is biker friendly, and why not considering it’s proximity to Deal’s Gap (the Dragon) and our featured route the Cherohala Skyway. Located in the small town of Tellico Plains, TN, the Crab Trap begs the question – seafood in...

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Gear & Such

Glasses vs. Goggles

Glasses vs. Goggles

For those of you who prefer to wear half or open-face helmets, you may get stuck thinking that sunglasses are your only option. Maybe you think goggles are for hipsters and guys who are trying too hard to look retro. Well, we’re not here to change your...

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Favorie Bikes

Favorite Bike – Victory Vision

Favorite Bike – Victory Vision

When this bike first came out in 2008, there were open jaws, lots of jeers, and a collective head scratching from most of the motorcycle community. Designed for Victory by legendary custom bike builder Arlen Ness, the Victory Vision resembled something from either the...

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Shop talk

Garage Set Up

Garage Set Up

With cold weather not that far around the corner, we thought it time to revisit the garage – namely how to get it into order for those weekend projects you’ll want to start to keep yourself busy. Guys who like to wrench have their own way of setting up...

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WTF

WTF! – Bigger Engine Please

WTF! – Bigger Engine Please

We’ve run one or two of these big engine powered bikes before, but each time there’s something about them that runs contrary to all common sense. And by the look on this rider’s face, he might be agreeing with us. It’s almost like he...

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What We’re Listening To At Asphalt & Dirt

Come On – by Motorcycle Boy

The Preacher  – by Jamie N. Commons

Waiting for a Train – Rock N’ Rolla soundtrack