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Mopar CanadianDefending Mopar Canadian Superbike champion Jordan Szoke picked up where he had left off at the end of the 2015 season, winning the opening round of the 2016 campaign at Shannonville Motorsport Park on Sunday.

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BMW R 5BMW has created a one-off motorcycle to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the BMW R 5. Dubbed R 5 Hommage and imagined as a connection between modern world of custom motorcycles and historic designs, this special creation was just unveiled a few days ago at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este.

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Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:34

CSBK is back in action this weekend

CSBK is back It’s been a long wait, but CSBK is back this weekend, with the Shannonville round starting Friday. Practice runs Friday, starting at 9 AM. Qualifying runs Saturday, and the actual racing takes place Sunday.

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Thursday, 26 May 2016 12:27

Film Vault: US Army Corps Motorcycle Training

US Army CorpsWe've recently managed to dig up footage of British military motorcycles being put through their paces, as well as Canadian riders, so it seems only right to include this video showing American wartime moto efforts. Offered with an incongruous and anachronistic soundtrack, [suggest you mute if the easy-listening jazz is too offencive] this video starts with a motorcycle on fire.

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Motorcycle ReviewFor those not in the know, an adventure touring bike is motorcycling’s answer to the sport-utility vehicle. And, just like an SUV, they come with a wide range of off-road abilities from the truly incredible — virtually every Land Rover product — to the minimal — pretty much every sport-cute not made by Land Rover.

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Wednesday, 25 May 2016 12:23

Hells Angel sentenced for baseball bat beating

Hells Angel The Hells Angels motorcycle club member convicted of beating a man with a baseball bat in 2006 will spend 18 months in prison. Robert W. "Bugsy" Moran, Jr., of Rochester was sentenced in federal Tuesday by U.S. District Court Judge Charles J. Siragusa.

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Wednesday, 25 May 2016 12:12

Spied! New Triumph Street Triple

Spied! New TriumphThose canny Brits over at Visordown have mysteriously pulled it off again, publishing spy shots of yet another new Triumph. How they continue to get the first pix of any new Triumph is a good question.

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Wednesday, 25 May 2016 05:59

Summertime sadness

SummertimeThis past long weekend signaled the best and worst of what summer weather often brings. On the one hand, it’s a chance for friends and family to get together and enjoy the sunny skies and warmer temperatures. On the other, it can lead to tragedy.

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Tuesday, 24 May 2016 12:52

RideApart sold!

RideApartMotojournalism website RideApart has been sold. RideApart is the descendant of Hell For Leather, the NYC-then-California-based website that caused considerable stir in the industry a few years back. As Jensen Beeler points out in this piece on Asphalt & Rubber, there have been plenty of changes since Hell For Leather’s heyday.

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Tuesday, 24 May 2016 12:33

Motorcycle expo rolling into Nyack

Motorcycle expoIf you've spent time in Nyack on a nice day you've no doubt seen cyclists navigating the village's streets.Now the Nyack Chamber of Commerce is making way for two-wheeled vehicles of another variety.

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