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Mono vs. Dual Shock Motorcycle Suspension

Motorcycle rear suspensions or shock absorbers were invented in 1913 in the hope of minimizing or reducing the effect that rough the terrains provided. Paved roads were few and far between, rear suspension on motorcycles was designed to increase riding comfort and riding quality. So in the battle of the shocks absorbers, is it better to use a Single Suspension (Mono-shock) or Dual Suspension (Twin-shock) setup?

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Biker Pup

BikerPup

Almost a year ago I adopted a neglected, overweight, out of shape, socially awkward, dumb little dog. Her name was BikerPup, a Pug and Jack Russell Terrier mix. In the weeks and months that followed BikerPup flourished. Her coat was sparkling and soft. She lost weight and built up her cardio and her energy. She became a smarter dog, with a keen ability to recognize and differentiate the sounds of motorcycle engines, and a love for hanging out, listening to music, drinking beer and wrenching with us in the garage.

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10 Ways to Find a Job in the Motorcycle Industry

10 Ways to Find a Job in the Motorcycle Industry

This winter I attended a motorcycle industry pub night. I had the pleasure of sharing tables with family-founded businesses such as KYMCO Canada and Motorcycle Mojo. I spoke with a Triumph marketer about MISSRIDER (once his band was done performing on stage, naturally). At the end of the night, CMG Online’s own Rob Harris and Brenda Cyr gave me a drive home.

Since 2007 I’ve been pushing for a stronger motorcycle riding community. Riders are the YOU in YouMotorcycle. At the pub night it struck me how tightly knit the motorcycle industry is in Canada. Everyone knows everyone. Who they work for may change but the faces stay the same. The industry is a small collection of circles. A passion for motorcycles alone won’t get you in, but you can get in. Here are 10 Ways YOU can Find a Job in the Motorcycle Industry.

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Rosedale Valley Road

Rosedale Valley Road

The City of Toronto is Canada's most densely-populated urban metropolis. The multicultural city is one of the fastest growing in North America. Not an inch of skyline can be seen without a crane working on the next skyscraper in and around the downtown core. Many Torontonians have taken up motorcycling to escape the urban slug fest known as all day rush hour traffic. We try to ride out of the city as often as we can. Little do we know that the city has some great little roads hidden away waiting to be discovered by a motorcyclist.

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Three Cheap Triumph Bonneville Suspension Upgrades

Suspension is my Triumph Bonneville 865’s greatest weakness, so we’re going to try three different ways of improving it for only about $100 each. The three things we’ll be testing ...

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BMW F800GS and F700GS LED headlight upgrade

BMW F800GS / F700GS LED Headlight Upgrade

Can you trust a "no-name" LED headlight on your BMW GS? In this case, yes! Here's how I greatly improved my BMW GS' lighting and appearance!

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lets roll motorcycle dolly

Let’s Roll Motorcycle Dolly & Lift Review

The two-in-one Let's Roll motorcycle dolly & lift duo lets you jack up your motorcycle for service, and roll it away for storage with ease.

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BMW F700GS Exhaust Review

BMW F700GS / F800GS OEM Vs. Akrapovic Vs. MIVV Exhaust Pipes

A comparison of the original BMW F700GS / F800GS exhaust vs the Akrapovic and MIVV slip-on exhaust pipes to see which is best.

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