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The Obsession of Jessica Haggett

The Obsession of Jessica Haggett

Somewhere in a canyon on the 150 south and east of Salt Lake City, Utah, Jessica Hagget is riding her Harley Dyna Low Rider. She continues up into Evanston, Wyoming, then eventually ends up on I-84 heading west. One hundred and fifty miles later, she’s back home. Does...

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Gear & Such
A Preview of a Gentleman’s Glove

A Preview of a Gentleman’s Glove

We recently learned about 440 Moto and their handmade leather goods, vintage inspired motorcycle gear and real vintage motorcycle apparel. The latter consists of older leather jackets from companies like Belstaff, Schott, and Brooks. After not much cajoling, owner...

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Favorie Bikes
New KTM 125 and 390 Dukes

New KTM 125 and 390 Dukes

Earlier this week, KTM announced a new 125 Duke and accompanying new 390 Duke. Unfortunately, only Europe will get access for now. According to what we could read from the announcement, the ergonomics on both bikes have been improved, the fuel tanks are larger,...

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Routes and trails
Coast to Coast Down Under on a BMW 1200 GSA

Coast to Coast Down Under on a BMW 1200 GSA

by James C. Moore I spend a bit too much time in the Hill Country of Central Texas thinking about Australia. I’ve only been there once, but I’ve been interested in the continent and its culture since I was a boy. There is little wrong with an island that is the size...

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What’s up with Harley Davidson sales?

What’s up with Harley Davidson sales?

The motorcycle industry, at least in the US, appears to be in a slump. This despite increased sales by the likes of Ducati, BMW, and Triumph. Harley seems to be taking the brunt of the downturn. Although, some could say Polaris felt it, too, and used it as a reason to...

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Shop talk
Building a Cafe Racer On a Budget

Building a Cafe Racer On a Budget

Not to take anything away from guys who build bikes for a living, but not everyone has $15-20k to spring for a custom build or ground-up overhaul. So, awhile back, we came across this great and pretty detailed overview on CafeRacersUnited that covers how to build a...

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WTF
WTF! – A Big Ass Electric Razor?

WTF! – A Big Ass Electric Razor?

We couldn't help it but that's what first came to mind -- a big Norelco, triple headed razor. Trim you beards, hair and privates. Then get on and ride. We're not sure what's underneath all of the chrome fairing and body, but we hope it's...

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