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Keith Code’s the Art of Cornering Video

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Keith Code’s the Art of Cornering Video
If you ride sportbikes you already know that there are few activities in life that can stimulate the senses as much as flogging a street bike around corners. But learning how to ride can be a tricky and dangerous. In this video, Keith Code, owner of the California Superbike School gives an introspective analysis of why we ride, and some of the reasons why you might consider paying a visit to his school and learn how to ride in a safer environment, on the track.
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Speed and Strength Ice Wheelie Video

Monday, February 24, 2014
Speed and Strength Ice Wheelie Video
Ryan Suchanek set the ice wheelie world record with a pass at 109.5 mph on the rear wheel of his 2004 Kawasaki ZX-10R on February 1, 2014.
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Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Apparel by Pilot

Monday, February 17, 2014
Yoshimura Suzuki Factory Apparel by Pilot
The start of the AMA Superbike racing season is less than a month away and what a better way to get into the spirit than sourcing some signature race gear from Pilot Motorsport.
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MV Agusta F3 800 First Ride Preview

Friday, November 15, 2013
MV Agusta F3 800 First Ride Preview
   Earlier this week I had the opportunity to log some seat time at the controls of MV Agusta’s F3 800. Contrarily to what you’d assume, the new 800 offers more than just a larger displacement engine.
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Pilot USA Launches New Website

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Pilot USA Launches New Website
California-based motorcycle safety gear and apparel brand Pilot USA has just launched a new website. There you can browse its variety of street and track riding gear including its EVO one-piece leather suit. And if you’re really picky, or have a unique body type, Pilot can manufacture a custom one-of-a-kind suit just for you.
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Honda CBR600RR Track Riding Highlights

Thursday, October 24, 2013
Honda CBR600RR Track Riding Highlights
Earlier in the week I had the chance to escape the office and spin some laps at Northern California’s Sonoma Raceway with Z2 Track Days at the helm of our long-term Honda CBR600RR. It’s been months since I’ve spent anytime aboard our trusty street bike but from the moment I rolled onto the circuit every reason why I adore Honda’s CBR came flooding back.
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Riding a Ducati 1199 Panigale Off Road

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Riding a Ducati 1199 Panigale Off Road
Sportbikes are one of the most versatile genres of motorcycles built. To prove it the folks at Portland, Oregon’s MotoCorsa tweaked a Ducati 1199 Panigale for use off-road. Besides the fitment of dual-sport tires, a skid plate and lifting the suspension slightly, it is basically the same bike that anyone can buy at your dealer, minus the flat beige paint.
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Ducati 899 Panigale Reader Answers

Thursday, October 10, 2013
Ducati 899 Panigale Reader Answers
Earlier this week we asked readers to submit questions pertinent to Ducati’s new Panigale 899. As predicted it rained during our test so we didn’t get very much riding time (about 30 minutes) and the time we did was on a brand new track, in slightly hazardous conditions. Even still the 899 was a surprisingly easy motorcycle to get acclimated to.
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Video: 1199 Panigale Tourer Rides at COTA

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Video: 1199 Panigale Tourer Rides at COTA
Dennis Matson, a 42-year-old software salesman from Northern California, caught the attention of Ducati North America after he traveled almost 16,000 miles aboard his 1199 Panigale S. The travel feat was so impressive that Ducati NA invited Matson along to the international press launch for the Italian marque's Ducati 1199 R at the new Circuit of the Americas.
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Ducati 899 Panigale Questions Answered

Monday, October 7, 2013
Ducati 899 Panigale Questions Answered
Choosing a new sportbike is always tough. So in addition to the First Ride review we want to give our loyal readers the opportunity to ask questions in regards to what it’s like to ride Ducati’s new 899 Panigale. Right now the weather forecast is calling for rain (we’re riding the bike at Imola in central Italy) so who knows how much riding we’ll actually get...
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