Forcefield Pro Jacket X-V Review

Intro When the opportunity arose for me to get my hands on the Forcefield Pro Jacket X-V2, I jumped at it. I have long admired their line of amazingly protective armor in a minimalist garment. While I know that these are designed to be worn as impact protection in conjunction with another layer of abrasion protection, my desire was to try this jacket out as a solo option for the super hot summer climate in Phoenix, Az. To be honest, there are many riders in Phoenix and other hot environments wh...
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Exploring Mountain Property near Cañon City, Colorado

This is another "Bus to Abilene" posting.  For those of you unfamiliar with this paradox, it's something I learned in the Army while attending staff school for Captains. BLUF: (Bottom Line Up Front):  No, we didn't buy land near Cañon City, but it was a close thing!Between myself and Martha, we embarked on the "Bus to Abilene" this past week or so, thinking we should look at some property located NW of Cañon City, CO.  The idea being it'd be a retirement community for us.The realtor that was lis...
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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 3 May, 2020

A Ducati 900SS rebuilt in the style of the classic 900 Super Sport Desmo, a Moto Guzzi V7 Sport endurance racer converted for road use, a Honda CBX750 cafe racer from Spain, and the strange tale of the BFG/MBK 1300 motorcycle—powered by a Citroën car engine. 1972 Moto Guzzi V7 Sport One of the most intriguing motorcycle shops in the world is Legend Motors in Lille. It’s an Aladdin’s cave of beautiful machinery, and one of the current residents is this V7 Sport. This machine has a long an...
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U.S. Auto Sales (Predictably) Tank in April As Recovery Ramps Up

Barring some health miracle and a financial windfall distributed evenly across the country’s populace, U.S. auto sales are in for a grim 2020. IHS Markit predicts a 26.7-percent slump for the year. April, which bore the full brunt of state-level lockdown measures, saw numerous automakers, perhaps all, return their worst monthly showing in years — […] The post U.S. Auto Sales (Predictably) Tank in April As Recovery Ramps Up appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Automatic Labs succumbs to COVID-19, will soon shut down connected car service

People who bought its hardware and services may be eligible for rebates
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Today Only: Grab This Portable NOCO Jump Starter for 47% off Before it’s Gone!

Jumper cables in a crowded parking lot? No thanks! We all know how much of a challenge that can be. The car you are trying to jump is never in an ideal position, the battery is always on the “wrong side,” and jumper cables will only stretch so far. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. The NOCO GB50 is a better solution. It’s a lightweight and portable jump starter. With it, you can safely jump start a dead battery in se...
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Automoblog Book Garage: Inspired to Design by Nigel Bennett

Engineer and designer turned author, Nigel Bennett produces an instant classic.Bennett’s work gives us a glimpse into the world of racing as few books have done. Our Book Garage series showcases what every enthusiast should add to their library.  author Nigel Bennett publisher Veloce Publishing isbn 978-1845845360 where to get it Veloce Online Store (35 percent off until further notice). If you were to ask a person, “Name a racing engi...
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Maserati Made A Roofless Track Car Which Became A BMW-Engined De Tomaso

Born out of an aborted supercar project, the Barchetta is one of the stranger parts of Maserati's chequered history
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Royal Enfield product strategy & design chief talks about Kx V-twin bobber - IAB Report

The Royal Enfield Kx V-twin bobber concept that was introduced at EICMA...
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