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TAG : July/August 2017

Smart Turn System Signal-Cancelling Device

Self-cancelling turn signalsForgetting to cancel turn signals is dangerous, leading other drivers to think you’re turning, when in fact you’re not. Conceived and designed by motorcyclists, the Smart Turn System protects motorcyclists by sensing when they’ve completed a turn and ...

Trickle Charger Question

Editor’s note: If you’re having trouble with that old Suzuki, BSA or BMW, Keith Fellenstein is your guy. From motorcycle tuning tips to detailed motorcycle engine repair, he can draw from a wealth of experience to help guide you to success. Send questions to: Keith’s Garage, Motorcycle ...

Join Motorcycle Classics for the Ride ’Em, Don’t Hide ’Em Getaway

Vintage bikes, fine country roads and great company. That’s what you’ll find at the Motorcycle Classics Ride ’Em, Don’t Hide ’Em Getaway.Motorcycle Classics archivesThe 2nd Annual Motorcycle Classics Ride ’Em, Don’t Hide ’Em Getaway at Seven Springs Resort in Seven Springs, ...

Handlebar Mount by Adaptiv Technologies

 Handlebar mountsAs navigation tools, GPS devices and smartphones are pretty amazing, but they’re not always easy to access riding a motorcycle. California-based Adaptiv Technologies manufactures a range of mounts including the Adaptiv Handlebar Mount. Made from high-grade steel and ...

Trouble in the Shop

I don’t consider my mechanical skills to be particularly well developed, despite the fact I once worked in a commercial shop. Four shops, actually: Two restoration outfits where I was nothing more than a grunt, but where I learned the critical lesson that restoration work is a hard way to ...

Upcoming Vintage Motorcycle Events: July/August 2017

Participants enjoy the lovely roads during the 2016 “Ride ’Em, Don’t Hide ’Em” Getaway.Photo by the Motorcycle Classics staffFeatured eventsJuly 7AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days returns to the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, July 7-9, 2017. Enjoy the AMA Vintage Road Racing ...

Motorcycling Loses a Giant: RIP, John Surtees

John Surtees on his way to winning his first Isle of Man Senior TT in 1956.Photo courtesy Alan CathcartJohn Surtees, the only man ever to win World championships on both two wheels and four, with seven motorcycle World titles for MV Agusta between 1956 and 1960 before winning the 1964 Formula 1 ...

Luis Etchenique’s BMW R75/6 Café Racer

Reader Luis Etchenique's super-nice BMW R75/6 café project.Photo by Luis EtcheniqueLuis Etchenique with his BMW R75/6 project bike.Photo courtesy Luis EtcheniqueClassic CaféGreetings, fellow classic bikers. I follow your Facebook page closely, for it immortalizes timeless design and ...

McKee’s Sky Ranch All Brands Motorcycle Event

The racing’s wild and wet at McKee’s Sky Ranch.Photo by Karl JarvisVintage dirt bike fans won’t want to miss the 6th Annual All Brands Motorcycle Event at McKee’s Sky Ranch, July 27-30, 2017. Held at vintage bike enthusiast and former motocross racer Tom McKee’s 200-acre dirt bike ...

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