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Yamaha Ténéré 700 Project Bike installement 1

Yamaha Ténéré 700 Project Bike: 1120 Miles in 3 Days Shakedown Ride

“Neil, the good news is the bike is ready, but you have to pick it up in Los Angeles.” I heard that as “Fun...
Yamaha Ténéré 700 Ultimate Motorcycling Project Bike: Let the Fun Begin

Yamaha Ténéré 700 Ultimate Motorcycling Project Bike: Let the Fun Begin

Ever since I moved to Oregon, I have been eyeballing the lush, tree-lined dirt roads that I would pass at 50 mph. I’d see...

I ❤ Death Valley National Park: A Motorcycle Travel Story

I ❤ Death Valley on a Yamaha MT-10 The vast, multi-hued expanses of unique geology, the great distances, and the complete emptiness, combined with the...
2018 Honda CRF450RX Project Bike suspension

2018 Honda CRF450RX Project Bike | Taming The Beast (Updated)

With the 2018 Honda CRF450RX providing such a capable platform, we were excited for the opportunity to conduct a long-term test. Given the luxury of time, our project objective is to formulate the setups, seek out the upgrades, and discover the hacks to really create the ultimate do-anything dirt bike.
Project Yamaha MT-10 Sport Tourer

Project Yamaha MT-10 Sport Tourer | Death Valley Bound

My goals was to make the Yamaha MT-10 more comfortable, look better, and haul a weekend’s worth of gear in style and without cobbling on some old soft luggage.
Bassani Exhaust Review on Harley-Davidson Dyna

Bassani Exhaust & Dynojet Power Vision Harley Dyna Review | Why Tuners are Important

With the help of Bassani, a Harley-Davidson Low Rider S, and the Dynojet Power Vision’s “Auto-tune” feature, we’re show a proper bolt-on upgrade with tuning - something you can complete from the comfort of your own garage.
1991 Suzuki GSX-R 1100M Restomod | Part 5, Nitron

1991 Suzuki GSX-R 1100M Restomod | Part 5, Nitron NTR R3 Shock

1991 Suzuki GSX-R 1100 M Restomod Part V After finding out the hard way (read costly) that the S1000RR shock wouldn't fit on my 1991...
1991 Suzuki GSX-R 1100 M Restomod | Part IV, The Start Up

1991 Suzuki GSX-R 1100M Restomod | Part IV, The Start Up

1991 Suzuki GSX-R 1100 M Restomod Part IV I would like to claim the results of a successful first start up of my Suzuki GSX-R...
Ducati Hypermotard - Rizoma parts for sale

Ducati Hypermotard – Rizoma Proguard & Veloce Mirror Additions

Ducati Hypermotard Rizoma Parts Review Catalunya, Spain - 2006. Lap 1. Ducati's Sete Gibernau clips the back of teammate Loris Capirossi's bike going into turn 1...
1991 Suzuki GSX-R 1100 Restomod Part III chassis ready

1991 Suzuki GSX-R 1100M Restomod Part III | Chassis & Carbs

1991 Suzuki GSX-R 1100M Restomod Part III Since my last segment on my Suzuki GSX-R 1100 Restomod story, one thing has become abundantly clear to...
1991 Suzuki GSX-R 1100M Restomod Part II | The Strip Down

1991 Suzuki GSX-R 1100M Restomod Part II | The Strip Down

1991 Suzuki GSX-R 1100M Restomod Part II Here’s the second installment of Neil de Jager’s restomod build of a 1991 Suzuki GSX-R 1100M that he...
Triumph Bonneville Grab Rail DIY Installation | UMC Tech

Triumph Bonneville Grab Rail DIY Installation | UMC Tech

Not long after I took delivery of a Triumph T214 Bonneville, I realized I had made a mistake - not in buying the bike,...
Two Brothers Racing Black Series Exhaust Review | Suzuki V-Strom 1000

Two Brothers Racing Black Series Exhaust Review | Suzuki V-Strom 1000

Two Brothers Review - Suzuki V-Strom 1000 (DL1000) With the correct mods, Suzuki’s V-Strom 1000 can quickly transform from behemoth sport tourer to worthy off-road...
Honda CB350F Four-Into-Four Replacement Exhaust System | Review

Honda CB350F Four-Into-Four Replacement Exhaust System | Review

Honda CB350F Four-into-Four Replacement Exhaust System In 1974 Honda was still rocking everybody’s world with their single overhead cam in-line four cylinder superbikes for the...
Project Harley Dyna, Part 1 - Exhaust, Fuel Management, Air Cleaner

Project Harley Dyna, Part 1 – Exhaust, Fuel Management, Air Cleaner

Ultimate MotorCycling Project Harley Dyna, Part 1 Project Dyna is a quick little project bike we have put together with a Harley-Davidson Dyna we had...