• Wheel Jockey Roadside Chain Maintenance

    Wheel Jockey Chain Maintenance Roller

    While modern sport touring bikes are becoming more and more like the luxury tourers from a few years ago, we’ve tried pretty hard to keep the “sport” in our Sport Touring. Our riding preferences put us on as many tight and twisty roads as we can pack in a day, sometimes going 1000 miles out of our way to avoid ...
  • Luggage Liner Comparison

    MotoPouch vs. Ducati Performance Luggage Liners

    Having hard-luggage on your motorcycle is luxurious enough. What could possibly make it better? Why luggage liners, of course. If you have hard bags and have never experienced the joy of bag liners, you are just not fully living! Bag liners allow you to pack your stuff in the hotel room or the house, then bring all your stuff out ...
  • vapor trail tech gauge sv650 race bike

    Trail Tech Vapor Motorcycle Speedo and Tach

    Whenever you change the front end on a motorcycle (typically for higher-grade forks) there is always the problem of what to do about the gauges and a speedometer. With our track-only SV-650 (with alternative Kawasaki ZX636 forks) finding a working gauge for a reasonable price seemed like an impossibility – that is until we discovered Trail Tech. Trail Tech is a ...
  • Ducati Multistrada 1100

    Shift-Tech Carbon Fiber Hugger

    Why Pierre Terblanche decided the Multistrada did not need protection for the rear shock is beyond me. Leaving the precious rear suspension component exposed to road cheese and rocks flying off the top of the tire at speed double the bikes forward velocity was a serious oversight. I can only assume it was so overprotective new-bike owners (like myself) would ...
  • Ventura Luggage Rack on Ducati Multistrada

    Ventura Luggage Rack System

    We were so impressed with the Ventura Rack the first time, that we picked up more than one set for our own bikes. On the Ducati, the mounting system is significantly easier than on the Triumph, but the installation could vary significantly based on the type of motorcycle you are attaching it to. Plus Ventura makes racks for just about ...
  • Lustrelab

    LustreLab Total Bike Care

    Where most cleaning products available are designed for automobiles, LustreLab designed their new TBC (Total Bike Care) specifically for motorcycles. Designed to deal with vastly different surfaces, from delicate rubber hoses, seals and gaskets to precious paint, LusterLab promises that their product is a one-step cleaner. Strong enough for degreasing duties, gentle enough for painted surfaces, only leaving behind a streak-free protective ...