WTF! – A rocker with an engine

WTF! – A rocker with an engine

This seems like a perfectly good waste of a single cylinder if that engine’s for real, but what little (or big) kid wouldn’t love to rock some time away on this thing?The sprung seat and beach bars really set off the look. But a different paint job is...
New Victory Octane

New Victory Octane

In case you were under a rock the past week, you might have missed that Victory finally unveiled the new Octane. This is a bike that has been hinted at ever since last summer when they raced a version resembling this up Pike’s Peak and unveiled a custom concept...
Black Bull Tavern – Toronto

Black Bull Tavern – Toronto

The Black Bull Tavern seemed like a good place to add to our growing list of biker friendly — and related – bars and restaurants. Located in downtown Toronto, this supposedly has been the location of a pub of some sort since the early 1700s. Talk about...
A modular off-road helmet?

A modular off-road helmet?

While street riders have gotten used to the idea that modular, flip helmets are pretty pervasive, the concept hasn’t really panned out for adventure riders who need better ventilation and more protection from dirt and sand. The Touratech Aventuro Mod helmet may...
Ride In The Rain

Ride In The Rain

We first ran this last summer as California was in the middle of a long drought — call us hopeful! But with the winter starting to wane and the chances of riding in rain still pretty high, we thought it worth running this one again. We’ll be the first to...
Best Rides in Europe

Best Rides in Europe

We’re still suffering from the post Super Bowl excesses, so we got a little lazy in our search for a specific new route to feature in this issue. Thankfully there’s this thing called the Internet! Our quick search of US routes served up some of the same...
Gear – the Company Brand

Gear – the Company Brand

We’ll be the first to admit that we’re not keen on wearing a brand of apparel tied to a particular manufacturer. When you’re shelling out thousands of dollars to ride one of their machines, they kinda should be paying you to wear their stuff! But we...
Be a Better Passenger

Be a Better Passenger

So there are all kind of tips on how to ride a bike, but what about how to be a passenger on a bike. Mostly, it’s been boiled down to “get on and hold on” to “get on but don’t move.” Neither of which are of much help. Here are few...
Favorite Bikes – Custom Ducati

Favorite Bikes – Custom Ducati

Yeah, we had a Ducati in the last issue and here we are again. But so many cool things are happening with these bikes right now, that we can’t help ourselves. The Italian marque recently complete a custom build project called Custom Rumble that invited dealers...