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Sena Releases Three New Helmets With Built-in Comms

Stryker and Impulse, the Smart Helmet components of Sena’s Quantum Series of motorcycle communications products, are ready for the road. Although both Sena helmets are packed with innovative communications technology, Stryker is a full-face design priced at $549, while Impulse is a modular, or flip-face design, costing $699. Both shells are a composite fiberglass construction,…

Rev’It Refreshes Motorcycle Denim Collection

There’s no doubt that jeans are the go-to pants for many riders—they look good both on and off the bike. But while normal jeans are easily shredded by contact with the pavement, Riding Jeans from Rev’It are built to protect. And to make sure there’s a style for you this season, they’ve added 13 new…

The New 2023 Triumph Tiger 1200

The rivalry for the best big-bore adventure bike has been going on much longer than the name “adventure bike” has been used. Manufacturers vie like hungry children after cupcakes for a morsel of the limelight aimed at BMW’s R 1250 GS. Each has made their play, but the big Bavarian beast still stands, proudly wearing…

Lindeco and MSC Moto Release Premium Steering Dampers for 2022

Lindeco Genuine Powersports and MSC Moto have two new steering dampers to show off for the 2022 riding season. Their RM3 adventure/dual-sport line has grown to include a damping unit for Yamaha’s popular Ténéré 700, while a new VectorMX damper fits various KTM off-road bikes. MSC steering dampers are designed and built in the moto-mad…

RawHyde Adventure Days 2022 (April 21 to 24)

RawHyde’s Adventure Days, postponed last year due to fire risks, is back bigger than ever, and with a new name: the Get On ADV Festival. And Revzilla is on board as a partner this year, bringing more vendors to show you more ADV gear. Over 30 are scheduled to present their wares, from Akrapovic to…

Aether Holds 5th Annual Rally In Pioneertown

There’s no better time to enjoy the desert than in the spring, and no better crowd to enjoy it with than Aether ralliers. The fun starts at 4:00 p.m. in Pioneertown, just off Highway 62 near Joshua Tree on Friday, April 29, 2022. Show up on two, three, four, or more wheels—the choice is yours….

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Lineup Announced for the 2022 Adventure Travel Film Festival

Offering several opportunities for fun-filled weekends this summer, the Adventure Travel Film Festival has returned with two locations for 2022: Perthshire, Scotland (July 8 to 10, 2022) and Cotswolds, UK (August 12 to 14, 2022). The Festival’s lineup includes a tantalizing array of independent adventure travel stories. Filmgoers will join Naresh Kumar’s tandem bike journey…

Black Dog Cycle Works Celebrates 15 Years!

  Everyone likes to celebrate longevity, and Black Dog Cycle Works (BDCW) is no exception. This month marks 15 years in business for the company that began accumulating admirers with their very first product, the Ultimate skid plate for the KTM 950 Adventure. A friend of mine rode that combo on the Great Divide route…

Rev’it Broadens Apparel for Spring/Summer 2022 Collection

Rev’it has hit the ground running for the upcoming riding season by expanding on its motorcycle apparel collection. New products will appear in seven segments, including Adventure Sport and Touring. Rev’it even has some cool-looking footwear for a well-rounded approach to riding gear. I’ve had great success with their suits in the past. True to…

Zakar ADV Days Rawhyde 2022

RawHyde Adventure Days at Zakar—April 21-24

Rawhyde Adventures, known for enduro and adventure motorcycle training, has some rescheduled 2022 dates for their ADV Days. You’ll be able to check out the Rally and Expo at their new facility at Zakar, which stands for Zombie Apocalypse Kompund at Rawhyde. The 2021 Adventure Days had to be canceled due to fires, but now…

100 Years of Moto Guzzi—a Documentary

A friendship between two aircraft pilots and one mechanic has turned into a century-old business within the motorcycle industry. Despite one of the friends being killed in an airplane accident, the two other friends carried on with the dream. In 1921, Moto Guzzi hit the road. The Moto Guzzi factory is located in Mandello del…

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2021 Ducati Multistrada V4S

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in Overland Journal’s Summer 2021 Issue. The large-displacement adventure motorcycle segment is a critical landscape for manufacturers, providing the financial margin and consumer excitement needed to sustain future opportunities in this rapidly changing market. Traditional superbike producers like Ducati have expanded their offerings to include scramblers and adventure…