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The Contender: Triumph Limoges’ Speed Twin flat tracker

Triumph France is about to throw the wraps off a new custom build-off contest for dealers, and we’ve got a sneak peek at one of the entries. Built by Triumph Limoges, it’s a flat tracker based on the 1,200 cc Speed Twin. And it’s set the bar extremely high. Remarkably, shop boss Nicolas Ginouves is new to the brand; Triumph Limoges has only been operating for four months. But he’s got almost two decades of bike dealership experience, and has tasted build-off victory before. And his workshop m...
Tags: Europe, France, Atlantic, Motorcycles, Denis, Bordeaux, Nicolas, Limoges, Dunlop, Custom Motorcycles, Cristophe, Triumph motorcycles, Cristoph, Zard, Flat Track, Triumph Limoges


How Atlantic City inspired the Monopoly board

The streets on a classic Monopoly board were lifted from Atlantic City.Here's what it looks like if we transport those places back onto a map.Monopoly started out as its opposite: a game explaining the evil of monopolies. Atlantic City's crowded Boardwalk, in front of hotels Schlitz and Dunlop, ca. 1913.Credit: Geo. A. McKeague Co., Atlantic City, New Jersey – public domain. There have been several attempts to turn Monopoly the game into a Hollywood movie, ...
Tags: Maps, Landlord, Hollywood, Entertainment, Race, Women, America, Economics, History, Atlantic, United States, Tennessee, Connecticut, Innovation, Storytelling, Hasbro


Dunlop Just Released Street-Legal Trials Tires

Trials Tires For The Road Do you ever feel like bouncing on your rear wheel in traffic? On your daily commute, do you imagine yourself taking the stairs up to your office on your motorcycle? Have you ever wanted to complete your full 10-mile commute without your front tire touching the ground? If the answer to any of these questions is a resounding YES, then look no further; Dunlop has brought a street-legal trials tire to market in form of the new K950. Trials and dual-sport bikes can find maj...
Tags: Motorcycles, Tires, Dunlop, Motorcycle News, Dual-Sport Tires, Dunlop K950, Trials Bike, Trials Riding


Dunlop’s New Mutant Tires Are Built To Take On All Terrains

Mutant DNA You probably saw the thumbnail image for this article before clicking and said to yourself, “what the hell is going on with the tread pattern on those tires?”. Well, Dunlop took their new tire to Bruce Banner’s lab and he shoved it in the microwave with the frog to mutate this tire into something we’ve never seen before; and now it has the scales to prove it. Jokes aside, Dunlop’s new Mutant tires are here and built for any terrain or riding condition. The scaley tread pattern found...
Tags: US, Motorcycles, Tires, Bruce Banner, Dunlop, Motorcycle News, All Season tires, Dunlop Mutant Tires


2021 Suzuki SV650 ABS [Model Overview]

Anything But Standard: The 2021 Suzuki SV650 ABS Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Commonly labelled as a “standard motorcycle” the Suzuki SV650 is more like a naked sportbike in reality. It’s a Japanese motorcycle with a potent V-twin engine, minimalist styling, and utilitarian nature that hides a sporty wild-side. The SV650 returns as part of the 2021 Suzuki line-up, with ABS equipped as standard, and a small selection of other impressive updates. The...
Tags: California, US, EFI, Motorcycles, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Dunlop, 2021, Dual Sport, Tokico, Notfp, SDTV Starter Electric Lubrication Wet, 600 - 1000cc, WARRANTY Warranty, Suzuki Dual Throttle Valve SDTV


Scottish government to overhaul harassment complaints policy

Dunlop review finds serious weaknesses in policies used to investigate Alex SalmondScotland’s rules for investigating ministers accused of sexual harassment are to be overhauled after a review found serious weaknesses in the policies used to investigate Alex Salmond.An independent review by Laura Dunlop QC, an expert in public law, urged the Scottish government to accept the need for sweeping changes in the way it investigated harassment complaints against ministers and former ministers. Continu...
Tags: Politics, Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, Alex Salmond, Dunlop, Laura Dunlop QC, Alex SalmondScotland


2021 Yamaha WR450F [Model Overview]

The 2021 Yamaha WR450F is the Best Enduro Yamaha Has To Offer! Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The WR450F is an all-new evolution of Yamaha’s supercross race, taking the power and speed into cross country and enduro racing for 2021. With knowledge learned from multiple national and international enduro championships over the decades, the bike has some serious technology packed into it. As well, being powered by a 450cc 4-stroke, liquid-cooled single c...
Tags: Motorcycles, Epa, Dlc, Yamaha, Off-road, Dakar, Dunlop, 2021, U S Forestry Service, Forestry Service, Notfp, 250 - 499cc, Single-Cylinder, WARRANTY Warranty, Yamaha Racing Team, Color Team Yamaha Blue


2021 Yamaha WR250F [Model Overview]

2021 Yamaha WR250F: Serious Enduro Competition From A Serious Bike Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 WR250 is a reworking of Yamaha Motorcycles’ WR250F motocross racer into a capable enduro cross country racer. With knowledge learned from multiple national and international enduro championships over the decades, the bike has some serious technology packed into it. As well, being powered by a 250cc 4-stroke, liquid-cooled single cylinder, it’s a...
Tags: Motorcycles, Epa, Dlc, Husqvarna, Yamaha, Off-road, Dunlop, Yamaha motorcycles, 2021, U S Forestry Service, Forestry Service, Notfp, 250 - 499cc, Single-Cylinder, WARRANTY Warranty, Yamaha Yamaha US Yamaha


2021 Yamaha YZ450F [Model Overview]

2021 Yamaha YZ450F: SuperCross Capable Without Question Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 YZ450F is Yamaha’s most powerful motocross specific bike. Using a 450cc 4-stroke liquid-cooled engine with titanium valves, the bike produces a serious 53 HP and 33 lb-ft of torque. Like the other off-road models in the 2021 lineup, this amount of grunt makes it easily viable for national and international supercross competition. The supercross capabilitie...
Tags: Europe, Usa, Canada, Motorcycles, Yamaha, Dakar, KYB, Dunlop, Motocross, 2021, Notfp, 250 - 499cc, Single-Cylinder, WARRANTY Warranty, Yamaha Monster Factory Team, Color Team Yamaha Blue


2021 Yamaha YZ125 [Model Overview]

The 2021 Yamaha YZ125: MotoCross Perfection For The Junior Classes Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 YZ125 is the first step into serious competition from Yamaha. Powered by a 125cc 2-stroke, liquid-cooled single cylinder, the bike is designed by the Japanese manufacturer for everything from weekend motocross to national and world class competition. Like other off-road bikes in the 2021 model lineup, the no-compromises mentality of the YZ125 sh...
Tags: Europe, Canada, Motorcycles, Husqvarna, Yamaha, KYB, Dunlop, Motocross, 2021, Notfp, Single-Cylinder, WARRANTY Warranty, 125 - 249cc, Power Valve System YPVS, gal Color Team Yamaha Blue ELECTRICAL Ignition CDI, Yamaha Power Valve System Patented YPVS


2021 Yamaha YZ85 [Model Overview]

MotoCross Perfection For The Junior Classes Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The YZ85 is the next step up in Junior Motocross competition gear from Yamaha’s 2021 lineup. Powered by an 85cc 2-stroke, air cooled single cylinder, the bike is designed for the advanced junior rider between the ages 10 and 13 for the 85cc junior class. Japanese sensibilities in terms of competition come through much more in the YZ85 than the YZ65. Like its smaller brother, t...
Tags: Motorcycles, Yamaha, Dunlop, Motocross, 2021, Notfp, Single-Cylinder, WARRANTY Warranty, Under 125cc, gal Color Team Yamaha Blue, Yamaha Power Valve System, Tuned Expansion Chamber Carefully


2021 Yamaha YZF-R3 & Monster Energy MotoGP YZF-R3 [Model Overview]

2021 Yamaha YZF-R3: The R1’s Younger Sibling Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Yamaha YZF-R3 is a modern entry-level sport, Japanese-made motorcycle, being introduced only in 2015. With power coming in at approximately 50 HP from the 320cc inline twin lightweight aluminum engine, the R3 is more than capable of hard acceleration, cruising at speed, and track riding. Compared to the previous year, this year’s model has come up 7 lbs to be 375 lbs wet....
Tags: Canada, Motorcycles, Yamaha, Dunlop, Yamaha motorcycles, 2021, Sportmax, SuperSport, Notfp, 250 - 499cc, Parallel Twin, WARRANTY Warranty, Grippy Dunlop, gal Color Blue Black


Three Unconventional Tire Sizes & Where to Find Them

Tires are arguably the most important part of your entire motorcycle. They are the only thing separating you from the earth’s crust on your two-wheeled travels. First, understanding how tire sizing works is necessary when looking for your own tires. Reference the image below to get an idea of what those weird numbers are on the side of your tires. Today, we cover some of the tire sizes you won’t see every day. Whether it be for mini trail slayers or behemoth road warriors, these bikes requir...
Tags: Japan, Australia, US, Taiwan, Motorcycles, Honda, Ken Block, Dunlop, Honda City, Philippines India, Ryker, Motorcycle Tires, Pirelli Pirelli, Canada Fortnine Ireland, Honda Today, Kenda Kenda


Speed Read, 22 November 2020

A Ducati 848 that pays homage to the classic 750 SuperSport, a lean, mean and green Triumph Thruxton RS, and an easy-going BMW R65 scrambler. Plus news that BSA are set to resume production. Ducati 848 by JC Racing This is only the second Ducati superbike that Frenchman Jérémie Duchampt has customized—but he’s already cracked the code. Starting with a stock 2011-model Ducati 848 Evo, Jérémie decided to build a modern take on the classic 750 SuperSport. This build is a clever mash-up of par...
Tags: UK, Czech Republic, Motorcycles, Ducati, Poland, Bmw, Bsa, Yamaha, Mahindra, Mahindra Group, Dunlop, Oxford England, Heidenau, Gas Oil, BMW motorcycles, Showa


The Best Enduro Motorcycles [2020 – 2021 Edition]

Each year as winter comes upon us, and I start going through the normal routine of putting my bikes away for the season, I tend to start looking ahead to the upcoming model year. I get excited with the bike shows being just a couple of months away. Knowing this, and knowing we will start seeing many buyers guides listing every single detail of everything being produced for 2021, I wanted to give you my list of the bikes that have my attention in the Enduro world. These are the bikes I will be ha...
Tags: Adventure, Motorcycles, Honda, Beta, Husqvarna, Yamaha, LR, Brembo, KTM, KYB, Western Canada, PDS, Dunlop, Showa, Continental TKC, Enduro bikes


HooliGhana: A Super Hooligan racer builds a KTM drift bike

It’s been a challenging year for most people. But the restrictions that have come from the worldwide pandemic have sparked new forms of creativity. For hooligan flat track racer Andy DiBrino, the result was a wild drift video titled ‘HooliGhana,’ with a BMW E36 and a KTM 790 Duke—both piloted by him. Based in Tualatin, Oregon, Andy’s an experienced motocross, flat track and road racer. He’s also a two-time Super Hooligan AMA National flat track champion. But there hasn’t been much racing this...
Tags: Motorcycles, Bmw, Duke, Harley Davidson, Mcgrath, Andy, Kawasaki, Brembo, KTM, Dunlop, KTM Duke, Travis Johnson, Harley Davidson Sportsters, Samco, Racing Motorcycles, Flat Track


The Disruptive: Bad Winners’ Yard Built Yamaha XSR700

Yamaha’s annual ‘Yard Built’ competition was one of the first and most highly publicized custom competitions, delivering a steady stream of killer bikes. This year, the event has been a little more muted due to COVID, but the quality of builds remains high. We love this XSR700 from EXIF regulars Bad Winners, the Paris workshop that includes Formula 1 driver Charles Leclerc amongst its clients. Builders Walid and Benoit worked off a 2D concept called The Disruptive, produced by the Photoshop d...
Tags: Facebook, Motorcycles, Paris, Exif, Yamaha, Gilles, Barbara, Magura, Dunlop, Benoit, Charles Leclerc, WSBK, Walid, Custom Motorcycles, Yamaha motorcycles, Yamaha Yard Built


Goodyear Tires Review (2020)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Goodyear Review In Our Opinion: Goodyear builds quality, made-to-last tires. As the official partner of NASCAR, the tire manufacturer not only produces high-performance racing tires, but it also makes all-season passenger tires for the day-to-day commuter. While Goodyear tires may have a higher price tag, they’re a smart choice for many drivers. Industry Standing: T...
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2021 Indian Motorcycle 1200 / 1200 S [Model Overview]

The Flat-Track Inspired Indian FTR 1200 & 1200 S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Indian FTR 1200 and 1200 S continue to inject some much-needed “sport” into the Indian model line-up. Ever since the FTR 1200 first rolled into dealerships in 2019, it has been one of the most ferocious American-made motorcycles on the market. As the smaller, race-only FTR 750 continues to dominate on track, the street-focused FTR 1200 continues to impress on the road...
Tags: Motorcycles, Brembo, Dunlop, 2021, Cruiser, Indian Motorcycle, V-twin, Notfp, 1000cc, L Color Graphics Thunder Black, Titanium Metallic, Bore Starter Electric Exhaust, Piston Calipers Brakes Rear Single, Piston Calipers Tires Front Dunlop


2021 Indian Motorcycle FTR 1200 / 1200 S [Model Overview]

The Flat-Track Inspired Indian FTR 1200 & 1200 S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Indian FTR 1200 and 1200 S continue to inject some much-needed “sport” into the Indian model line-up. Ever since the FTR 1200 first rolled into dealerships in 2019, it has been one of the most ferocious American-made motorcycles on the market. As the smaller, race-only FTR 750 continues to dominate on track, the street-focused FTR 1200 continues to impress on the road...
Tags: Motorcycles, Brembo, Dunlop, 2021, Cruiser, Indian Motorcycle, V-twin, Notfp, 1000cc, L Color Graphics Thunder Black, Titanium Metallic, Bore Starter Electric Exhaust, Piston Calipers Brakes Rear Single, Piston Calipers Tires Front Dunlop


Custom Bikes Of The Week: 23 August, 2020

A rapid Kawasaki W800 street tracker from South Korea, a sleek Honda CB650 from Indonesia’s Thrive Motorcycles, a wild Indian FTR750 hillclimber, and a lovely short film about a Kawasaki H2 Mach IV 750. Indian Motorcycle FTR750 Hillclimber Hillclimb is one of the simplest and oldest race formats around, and even though it seems kind of silly, it’s massively entertaining. The AMA Pro Hillclimb Racing series has just added a twins class, so Indian Motorcycle have thrown their hat into the ri...
Tags: South Korea, Indonesia, US, Motorcycles, Ducati, John, Honda, Jakarta, Ama, Yamaha, Kawasaki, Seoul South Korea, Brembo, NHK, Dunlop, Gordy


Dunlop Adds Roadsmart IV Sport Touring Tires

Sounds Like a Good Pair of Tires Dunlop has had the Roadsmart line of sport-touring tires for a little while now. It had the Roadsmart III tires previously, but now it has updated the tires and that has birthed the Roadsmart IV. Dunlop will now sell both tires. The Roadsmart III tires could provide 12,000 miles, which is 3,000 more miles than the main competition. These new Roadsmart IV (RSIV) tires should add a class-leading performance option to the mix while still providing long life. The RS...
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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 12 July, 2020

A crisp Yamaha XT500 restomod, a BMW K100 from a Spanish motor racing shop, a classy Yamaha TT600RE tracker from France, and a custom FB Mondial built by a sculptor in Iran. How eclectic can you get? BMW K100RS by Bolt Motor Co. The Spanish workshop has a knack for crafting classy ‘flying bricks’ and this new custom K100 follows the trend. The trick is to get a rising straight frame line from front to back, which gives the water-cooled Beemer a powerful stance and sportier look. On this 19...
Tags: Europe, France, Germany, Iran, Motorcycles, Ducati, Paris, Bmw, Bolt, Tehran, Formula, Bordeaux, Yamaha, Dakar, Sean, Pierre


Lightning & Thunder: An FTR flat tracker from Sweden

The flat track bug seems to have permeated all corners of the motorcycling world—including Sweden. We love this very sharp Indian FTR 1200, which comes from Blixt & Dunder, a parts and lifestyle shop in Malmö. Friends Jonathan Falkman and Mattias Malmgren opened the shop two years ago in Sweden’s third-biggest city. Their shelves are stocked with everything from custom components to clothing, plus a healthy selection of racing essentials. Racing is in Jonathan’s blood and his FTR 1200 is ...
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Dunlop Launches Two New Tires: Trailmax Mission and SportSmart TT Trail

Two Different Tires, Two Different Purposes Dunlop announced that it’s introducing two new sets of tires. These tires are at different ends of the spectrum but both for adventure touring machines. The first is the Trailmax Mission. It’s designed for serious off-roading. The second is the SportSmart TT Trail. It’s a high-performance option for on-road rides and even track-day adventures. Trailmax Mission First up, the Trialmax Mission tires are designed to deliver solid off-road performance t...
Tags: Motorcycles, Goodyear, Dunlop, Motorcycle News, Motorcycle Tires, SportSmart TT, Honda Africa Twin Suzuki, SportSmart TT Trail, Trialmax Mission, Yamaha Tenere Triumph Tiger, Dmitri Talboom Dunlop


Complete List Of Soccer Boot Brands From A-to-Z

Who doesn’t love a little extra education when it comes to boots and boot brands! With a little extra free time on our hands, we decided to try to piece together a complete list of influential boot brands that have played an impactful role in the world of soccer. It is an ever evolving list, that I hope some of you will be able to add suggestions to. We decided to start by focusing on more well known brands, or those that there is still boot images and significant content available for. If you h...
Tags: Google, Japan, UK, Australia, Mexico, Germany, India, US, Nike, Adidas, Sport, Munich, Soccer, Malaysia, Premier League, Italy


Canada: Lister v Dunlop REDUX – Will COVID-19 Affect A Lender's Ability To Demand Payment? - Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP

The Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Lister v Dunlop is a seminal case in the Canadian world of debt finance. It speaks to a lender's requirement to provide the debtor party with a 'reasonable time to pay' ...
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In Too Deep: A KTM Supermoto flat tracker by Hombrese

Customizing your own bike is a one-way ticket down a very deep rabbit hole. Make just one change, and soon you’ll have a head full of ideas and a project that’s snowballing fast. That’s what happened with this KTM 950 Supermoto—where a simple wheel and suspension swap turned into a full-blown hooligan flat tracker conversion. Uwe Kostrewa at Hombrese Bikes pushed the project over the finish line, but the initial work was actually done the KTM’s owner, Patrick. The two Germans are good friends...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Germany, Cologne, Motorcycles, Netherlands, Honda, Patrick, KTM, Dunlop, Uwe, Custom Motorcycles, Lelystad, Marc Holstein, Supermoto, KTM Super Duke


Trevor FTR Stella Is an Electric Flat Tracker

A Cool Electric Bike Most electric bikes fit into a few different categories it’s they’re either small commuter machines or they offer something on the complete another end of the spectrum and usually a sportbike. The Trevor FTR Stella is a little different. This bike is an electric flat track racer. Coming from Trevor Motorcycles, the FTR Stella looks a lot like the Indian FTR 1200 but electric. The bike has a trellis frame, a 2.6kWh battery, and a 165 lb curb weight. The top speed is only 50 ...
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