Project Hypermotard 939 SP: FootPeg Replacement DIY

Ducati Performance footpeg (top). Hypermotard 939 stock footpeg (bottom) with rubber insert removed.

Ducati’s Hypermotard platform is arguably its most versatile, featuring models that can do everything from touring (Hyperstrada), street riding (Hypermotard) and track duty (Hypermotard SP).  What’s unfortunate however is that Ducati outfitted all 3 bikes with the same footpegs.   Continue reading

2016 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Review

“The Beast” in one of 2 standard liveries (Special Edition livery also available for 2016)

The KTM 1290 Super Duke R has been the subject of much media attention since its launch in 2014, winning “Motorcycle of the Year” from multiple publications and earning praise across the globe. Does it deserve the hype? We spent an afternoon on one to find out and to see exactly where this bike stands among the current crop of exotic supernakeds.

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Motorcycle Safety: Fault vs Responsibility

motorcycle-safety-gear

How often have you heard a motorcyclist talk about an accident that “wasn’t their fault”?  Whether they collided with another vehicle or were involved in a single vehicle accident, it’s a phrase we hear all too often.

Motorcyclists need to think in terms of responsibility more so than fault because in the end, it’s usually the motorcyclist who pays the dearest price.

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