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Blue Waves Motorcycle Rally

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Ever taken a trip to a remote national park and witnessed a law-breaker being chased by a ranger when the latter’s motorcycle breaks down? No? Well, Robert McIntosh did, and he immediately resolved to get new bikes over to the 15 rangers who currently share the responsibility of patrolling Lake Hovsgol (an area larger than Yellowstone National Park) with very …

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Red Bull Romaniacs Prologue

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Considered by many in the biz to be one of the 3 hardest Enduro Rally races in the world, the Red Bull Romaniacs happens every July in Romania – this year will mark the 11th running. Before the gnarly off-road race begins, they do a Prologue stage in the streets of Sibiu, Transylvania, which is absolutely incredible. Check out Jonny …

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Taking Off!

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Just a little heads up – this weekend I’ll be enjoying a few days of off-roading with MotoQuest and BMW Motorcycles of Long Beach. While this is good news for me, I won’t have internet access, so Bike-urious will be dormant until Monday. As always, thanks for your loyal readership. Enjoy your respective weekends! But I can’t leave you without …

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Blue Beauty – 1970 Norton Commando 750

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Post-Listing Update: This Commando did not have any takers at $8,200. The Norton Commando 750 was an instant classic, and for good reason. Here we’ve got an example in a lovely metal flake blue that you won’t see everyday. It’s had a recent engine rebuild, and comes with a rare John Player front fender, ’73 seat, and the other rarities …

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Rock Store Photos

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For years, Paul Herold of Rock Store Photos has been making riders on the Snake look good thanks to excellent skills behind the lens. Check out his site for great photos of interesting bikes being used as they should be! And make sure you stop by and say hi to him when you’re running the Snake, he’ll be sure to …

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Video Intermission – Ichiban Moto

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Ever feel like the world of cafe racers is a little too full of people who have no idea what they’re doing? Then you’ll get a kick out of Ichiban Moto, who’s creating a series of videos on how to build a cafe racer that parodies some of the common trends on Do The Ton, the biggest internet community for …

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Sacrilegious – 2013 Harley-Davidson FXDC Dyna Super Glide

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Last June, Harley donated a brand new Super Glide to Pope Francis. Yesterday, it went up for sale at Bonham’s auction in Paris, where it sold for…$329,000. Just thought you should know! If you want more details, read this article on Motorcycle Classics. It’s a fair guess that this is the most someone’s ever paid for a stock Harley built …

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Moto Bellissima

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Can’t get enough about bikes? Check out Moto Bellissima, the blog from one of our loyal readers, Jeff Z. He’s started a site that focuses on the individual details that make certain motorcycles unique, all with his own photos. Plus, he’s got a couple of projects that should tickle your fancy. I’m looking forward to seeing what Jeff will be …

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The People You Meet…

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This weekend, I found myself at Del Amo Motorsports (where I noticed today’s custom Ducati Monster). As I was leaving, a gentleman pulled up on a Yamaha Super Tenere that looked like he was carrying enough gear to head around the world. I asked him where he was heading from, expecting that he was one of the guys you see …

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Video Intermission: Stunts with a BMW K1600GT

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Chris Pfeiffer is a well-known stunt rider who has been using BMWs for the last few years – I first discovered him with this amusing video of him goofing around on a F800R through the BMW Tower in Munich: Someone on r/motorcycles/ just linked to another impressive piece of riding by Pfeiffer, except this time he’s on the 765 pound …

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Anyone Have Racing Experience?

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Loyal readers, Bike-urious is considering organizing a motorcycle endurance challenge designed to bring creative motorcycle enthusiasts together. With an emphasis on themed bikes, and silly, safe fun on motorcycles rather than outright speed, this will be a cheap form of enjoyable motorsport. Do any of you have racing experience, whether it’s as a participant, volunteer, or organizer? I’d love to …