CTEK Giving Away Battery Chargers and Maintainers

As we’ve written about in the past, CTEK battery chargers and maintainers have come in very handy for many motorcycle riders. While we’d have no problem recommending you spend your hard earned money on one, free is certainly better. For your chance to win some free CTEK goodies, head over to Facebook.com/SmarterCharger and enter the […]

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Electric Vehicle Tax Credits End Today

Two federal incentives aimed at increasing electric vehicle sales are set to end on January 1, 2014. The first provides a 30% tax credit (up to $1000) for individuals who install a high-speed electric vehicle charger in their homes. The second covers up to 10% of the cost of an electric motorcycle, up to $2500.

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2013 Long Beach International Motorcycle Show Report

Today the motorcycle press descended upon the Long Beach Convention Center to attend media day at the annual International Motorcycle Show. After feasting from a continental breakfast buffet the discerning journalists set to the task of reporting on the bounty of new model motorcycles – most of which has been previously showcased in our November […]

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Looking for a CBR250R or K1600GTL Forum?

Every year in the motorcycling world there are a few new motorcycles that gather the collective interest of enthusiasts across the country. This year those two models included the new entry-level sportbike from Honda, the CBR250R, and the new luxo-touring bike from BMW, the K1600GT and K1600GTL. While enthusiasts are gearing up for delivery of […]

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Shop Class as Soulcraft

Matthew Crawford is a practicing motorcycle mechanic out of Richmond,Virginia. He’s also an excellent writer who holds a philosophy degree from the prestigious University of Chicago. This unusual trifecta informs “Shop Class as Soulcraft: an Inquiry Into the Value of Work.” Anyone who’s changed their oil or timed a distributor (remember them?) will appreciate the […]

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AutoGuide.com

We are excited to announce that Motorcycle.com’s parent company has just launched a new and comprehensive automotive resource site called AutoGuide.com. AutoGuide will provide the latest in-depth new car reviews as well as a breaking news blog for the latest developments in the auto industry. The AutoGuide staff of writers and contributors will keep you […]

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Welcome to The Sidecar – Motorcycle.com Blog!

Often times us journalists have heated discussions around the water cooler or thoughts that pass under the helmet that are not fit to print within the context of a feature or news story. Whether it be impressions of a bike that involve four letter words, travel adventures from the road or just funny things we […]

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