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BMW Motorrad rider equipment highlights for 2018

March 23, 2018 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on BMW Motorrad rider equipment highlights for 2018

Munich. Even a very long winter with icy temperatures can’t change one thing: the growing sense of anticipation as the 2018 motorcycling season gets closer and closer. Man and machine can hardly wait to get […]

'Maiden Voyage - The Prequel to the Adventure of a Lifetime'

Maiden Voyage takes us on Tim Notier’s journey

February 1, 2018 Aaron Heinrich Comments Off on Maiden Voyage takes us on Tim Notier’s journey

Exclusive Review by Total Motorcycle Reviewer Aaron Heinrich. Writing a book of any sort is hard work. It’s more than just placing words together into sentences, paragraphs and pages. It’s doing so in a way that […]

See the toughest ever 2018 Dakar route

See the toughest ever 2018 Dakar route

December 25, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on See the toughest ever 2018 Dakar route

In recent years the Rally Dakar has found its home in South America. But, as the name suggests, that’s not always been the case. The Rally Dakar was born in 1978, taking competitors from Paris, […]

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Australia URAL Owner Adventure Ride

December 18, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Australia URAL Owner Adventure Ride

December 13, 2017/ Ural Motorcycles Our team in Australia recently held their annual Ural Adventure Ride, one of their biggest to date!  The multi-day ride started in Glen Innes in the New England region of […]

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Ice Racing in 1935 – Spills, Thrills and Chills

December 15, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Ice Racing in 1935 – Spills, Thrills and Chills

In the 1930s, Husqvarna dominated the Swedish ice-racing scene. Riders such as Ragnar Sunnqvist, Ivar Skeppstedt and Martin Strömberg took to the frozen lakes on Husky 350cc and 500cc machines equipped with lethal-looking spiked tyres. […]

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Vespa Sei Giorni: Paying Tribute to a Race Winner

December 7, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Vespa Sei Giorni: Paying Tribute to a Race Winner

  Back in 1951, Vespa entered 10 “Squadra Corse” (Race Team) scooters into the 26th Sei Giorni Internazionale enduro race, which was held in Varese, Italy.  Though the competition was heavy with motorcycles, nine of […]

KEVIN SCHWANTZ 1989 RGV500 COMPLETE RESTORATION

Kevin Schwantz 1989 RGV500 Complete Restoration

December 6, 2017 Michael Le Pard Comments Off on Kevin Schwantz 1989 RGV500 Complete Restoration

 Kevin Schwantz’s 1989 Pepsi Suzuki RGV500 received a full strip-down and rebuild at last month’s Motorcycle Live Show in Birmingham, England as part of the Suzuki GB presence at the annual nine-day event. The iconic […]

Ice, Ice, Baby!

November 1, 2017 Aaron Heinrich Comments Off on Ice, Ice, Baby!

Ice, Ice, Baby Story by Aaron Heinrich. In states north of the Mason-Dixon line, Fall is starting to slowly give way to Winter. And as the days grow shorter and the cold lasts longer, the […]