Clearwater Lights Review: Darla and Billie Brake for BMW Project Bike

The fog/driving lights I see on many touring and adventure motorcycles were a must for the Ultimate Motorcycling BMW R 1250 RS Project Bike....

Giant Loop Armadillo Bag Review [Don’t Be Fueled]

It is a common issue for off-roading enthusiasts to worry about running out of gas. Giant Loop of Bend, Oregon, has a durable and...

Muc-Off Speed Polish Review: Carnauba + Beeswax At Your Service!

I have to admit to letting the routine wash and wax a bike like my Harley-Davidson XL883R should regularly get falls behind into what...

Schuberth SC2 Communication System Review [For C5 Owners Only]

I recently tested the new Schuberth C5 helmet, and now it’s time to test the optional Schuberth SC2 Bluetooth and Mesh 2.0 communication system...

Lucas Oil Chain Lube Review and Motorcycle Chain Maintenance How-To

I will admit that one of my least favorite things having to do with motorcycling is cleaning and lubricating the final drive chain and...

Shad Cases Review [SH47 Top Case + SH36 Side Cases: Project BMW R 1250...

Shad is a Barcelona-based manufacturer of motorcycle cases, bags, seats, and phone mounting kits. They have facilities in Shanghai and Jakarta, as well. You...

Touratech Extreme Shock Review [Yamaha Ténéré 700 Project Bike]

The Ultimate Motorcycling Yamaha Ténéré 700 Project Bike is a fun motorcycle to ride and accessorize. I have added accessories and changed out parts...
Shinko E-804 and E-805 Adventure Motorcycle Tires Review

Shinko E-804 and E-805 Adventure Tires Review [Project Yamaha Ténéré]

I am on my third set of tires for the Ultimate Motorcycling Yamaha Ténéré 700 Project Bike. The first set was the stock big-block Pirelli...

Remus Black Hawk Slip-On Muffler Review [Project BMW R 1250 RS]

The looks, sound, and performance of a Remus exhaust on my long-gone BMW K 1200 S influenced me to add Remus’ Black Hawk slip-on...

AltRider Universal Highway Foot Pegs Review [Ténéré 700 Project Bike]

I am fine sitting upright with my feet on the pegs or standing all day on a backcountry route. But, if I am doing...
BMW R 1250 RS Project Bike

BMW R 1250 RS Project Bike: The One-Motorcycle Solution

After a lifetime of riding on two wheels, I realized I had owned dozens of bikes—often two to four at a time—and ridden hundreds,...

Seat Concepts Comfort Tall Seat Foam & Cover Kit Review: Project Ténéré

When I picked up the Ultimate Motorcycling Yamaha Ténéré 700 Project Bike in Los Angeles to ride it 1120 miles back home to Oregon, I...

Cycplus A8 Air Pump Review: The Pressure Is On For Motorcycle Tires

When it comes time to increase the pressure in your motorcycle’s tires, you have several choices—manual pump (too much work), air compressor (expensive, space-consuming,...

Apollo Walker Carrier Backpack For Pets Review: Motorcycle Tested!

There’s often some confusion in our household when we’re enthusiastically yelling words of encouragement during MotoGP racing. That’s because Charley, our cuddly King Charles...

Giant Loop Fandango Tank Bag Review [Yamaha Ténéré 700 Project Bike]

There are so many purpose-built Giant Loop cargo bags that I needed to carefully study the Oregon-based company’s photo-rich and descriptive website to narrow...