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Reservations Available for All Women Bike Tour

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The all-women motorcycle tour for Palm Springs is now taking reservations.

Cross-Egypt Scooter Challenge

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Adventure riding, eight days through the sands of Egypt… on a 125cc scooter?! Follow one man’s entertaining journey through the Cross Egypt Challenge.

Day 1: Cairo to Alexandria

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Day 1 of the Cross Egypt Challenge saw riders go from Abdeen Palace, Cairo to Maritim Jolie Ville, Alexandria, a 274-kilometer trip.

Day 2: Alexandria to Marsa Matrouh

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
On Day 2 the Cross Egypt Scooter Challenge took riders along the Mediterranean Coast from Alexandria to Marsa Matrouh.

Day 3: Marsa Matrouh to Siwa Oasis

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Day 3 of the Cross Egypt Scooter Challenge took riders off the beaten path from Marsa Matrouh to Siwa Oasis.

Day 4: Siwa Oasis to Desert Campsite

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Cross Egypt Scooter Challenge riders headed deeper into the desert on Day 4, riding from Siwa Oasis to a desert campsite 320 kilometers away.

Day 5: Desert Camp to Farafra Oasis

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Riders in the Cross Egypt Scooter Challenge leave the desert camp for Farafra Oasis on Day 5.

Day 6: Farafra Oasis to Dakhla Oasis

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Day 6 of the Cross Egypt Scooter Challenge took riders from Farafra Oasis to Dakhla Oasis.

Day 7: Dakhla Oasis to Kharga Oasis

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Day 7 of the Cross Egypt Scooter Challenge saw riders encounter a number of checkpoints and other hang-ups on the road from Dakhla Oasis to Kharga Oasis.

Day 8: Kharga Oasis to Luxor

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Day 8 of the Cross Egypt Scooter Challenge marked the final leg of the adventure, taking riders from Kharga Oasis to the finish line in Luxor.

New TomTom Rider Navigation System

Monday, February 25, 2013
TomTom launches the TomTom Rider, a new navigation device for bikers.

Backmarker: Mike "Fass Mikey" Vils

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Our Backmarker catches up with Mike "Fass Mikey" Vils, who has painted race bikes for legends, missile launchers for the government, and he even gave Gary Nixon's Suzuki a pair of pink nipples.

2013 BMW R1200GS Priced at $15,800

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
BMW announces surprising prices for its much-anticipated 2013 R1200GS – with the base $15,800 MSRP $350 less than its predecessor.

Dr. Frazier's Globe Killer KLR650 Part 4

Thursday, February 14, 2013
Dr. Frazier reaches 30,000 miles on his KLR650 and takes some time to give his bike some well needed maintenance after a number of North American rides.

Backmarker: "Dharma Bum" Locke McCorkle

Thursday, February 7, 2013
Channeling his inner Kerouac, Motorcycle USA's Backmarer, Mark Gardiner, profiles the man who served as inspiration for Sean Monahan in "Dharma Bums," Locke McCorkle