For anyone around here who tries to ride motorcycles for as much of the year as possible, this question answers itself. The tail end of fall is admittedly not so great. When it’s cold and damp and roads are slimy with wet leaves, it can be terrible. But before it gets shitty, before we slide all the way into an icy winter, there’s one last great gasp of the riding season—a grand finale that is, unquestionably, the greatest.
If our neighbors were angered by the sound of a hundred motorcycles gathering on the block at 9:00 last Sunday morning, annoyance almost certainly turned to confusion when they looked outside to see who exactly was making all the racket.
After 10 drawn-out months of renovation we’ve finally popped the champagne and christened the new showroom. It’s right next door to the old space so come down and see us. And if you missed the opening party, don’t sweat it. We’ll be here for the next 10 years and there will be plenty more to come.
Four winners, three continents, $1800 in prizes. We’ve finally tracked down all the lucky prizewinners in our first-ever Great Big Gear Giveaway. We featured the contest on BikeEXIF and got so many entries we felt obliged to sweeten the pot with an extra tool roll. The winners hail from Australia, Ireland, Wisconsin and Strong Island, NY. Here are their stories.
We’re proud to welcome Belstaff as the newest addition to our roster. This iconic British brand has been making motorcycle jackets for more than 91 years, and with some sensible updates like D30 armor and modern waterproofing, they’re better than ever.
If you’re thinking of skipping spring and getting right to summer, think again. We’ve got a lot of cold mornings between now and the balmy embrace of the real riding season. While 50 degrees doesn’t sound like much, get up to highway speeds and it’s near freezing. Do yourself a solid and get some proper cold-weather motorcycle gloves.
We’ve partnered up with Bike EXIF to offer a fantastic one-time opportunity to win one of three blockbuster prizes. And all it’ll cost you is a quick game of 20 questions.
Union Garage is pleased to announce a short film that takes a rare look behind the walls of Moto Borgotaro. Yes, we finally convinced Peter Boggia to allow rolling video cameras into his shop. Five of them, to be precise. Plus a sound guy.