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2021 Honda ADV150 Features Innovative “City Adventure” Design

We hope the 2021 Honda ADV150 is up for the rigorous scooter adventure testing Troy is capable of dealing out.

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2021 Honda ADV150 Features Innovative “City Adventure” Design

New adventure scooter combines practicality, fun and good looks.

2021 Honda ADV150

April 1, 2020 — TORRANCE, Calif. American Honda chose April 1 to confirm that the unique, entertaining ADV150 will be brought to the U.S. for the 2021 model year – and they weren’t joking! Already a hit overseas, the model is an unlikely mix of scooter and adventure bike, resulting in an enjoyable, distinctive machine that’s ready for anything, whether it be a lighthearted variation on the campus commute or a trip down the local back road.

With a step-through design, substantial tires and robust Showa suspension, the compact-but-comfortable ADV150 has a rugged look that’s backed up by the powerful-but-efficient engine, a tapered handlebar and optimized frame offering nimble handling. At the same time, practical features like a two-stage adjustable windscreen, under-seat storage and a Smart Key system with built-in theft deterrents mean that it’s easy to live with on a day-to-day basis.

“What do you get when you combine an Africa Twin and a PCX150? We weren’t sure, but we knew it sounded like fun!” laughed Chris Cox, American Honda’s Manager of Experiential Marketing/Public Relations. “Seriously, more than any other powersports manufacturer, Honda has a record of success with fun, unique scooters and small motorcycles, and the ADV150 promises to carry on that tradition.”

ADV150

2021 Honda ADV150

What exactly is the ADV150? That’s a fair question, given the unique nature of this new model from Honda, the U.S. leader in scooter sales. The answer: It’s a lightweight, compact scooter with adventure-ready features, a crossover model that embraces Honda’s “City Adventure” concept and is positioned for both daily commuting and recreation. Prepared for practical use while still enabling the rider to indulge in opportunities for new experiences, it facilitates smooth urban travel and also back-road exploring. Making the ordinary fun and facilitating the enjoyment of free time, the ADV150 is simply the most versatile scooter on the market.

  • Pricing: $4,299
  • Availability: June 2020
  • Color: Matte Black Metallic
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2021 Honda ADV150


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Introducing the Slingshot Design Series

The Slingshot Design Series gives Slingshot owners the chance to customize their rides.

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Introducing the Slingshot Design Series

Slingshot Design Series

Since the three-wheeled Slingshot first hit the streets in 2015, owners organically began to personalize their ride through customizations. Today, seeing a stock Slingshot is like seeing a bird without feathers. Slingshot roadsters are the ultimate platform of self-expression and personalization. Enter the Slingshot Design Series, a collection of factory accessories that further enhances the vehicle’s style. Check out a fun video that celebrates personalization and self-expression through customization.

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NBC Sports Gold Offers Free Access to Pro Motocross Pass

Check out the NBC Sports Gold Pro Motocross Pass for free on-demand access to get your racing fix during the lockdown. 

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NBC Sports Gold Offers Free On-Demand Access to Pro Motocross Pass for Month of April

Watch Commercial-Free Viewing of Full Event Replays from 2017-2019 Seasons

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (March 27, 2020) – NBC Sports Gold, the direct-to-consumer streaming service from NBC Sports, has announced it is providing FREE access to nine different sports passes, including the popular “Pro Motocross Pass,” for a limited time through the month of April. With this access, viewers receive commercial-free and on-demand content, including full event replays and exclusive qualifying shows, from the 2017, 2018, and 2019 seasons of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing.

NBC Sports Gold can be accessed via the NBC Sports app, which is available in the United States through the Apple App Store (iOS), Apple TV (tvOS), Google Play (Android), Microsoft Store, PlayStation Store, Android TV, Amazon Fire (TV & Tablet), Amazon Echo Show, Roku, Chromecast, Xfinity X1, Xfinity Flex and Smart TV.

Access can also be found at NBCSports.com/Gold.

Pro Motocross Pass

Duration: Through May 1

Available content includes:
All races from the 2017, 2018, and 2019 seasons
All qualifying shows from the 2017, 2018, and 2019 seasons
Pro Motocross highlights

In addition to the “Pro Motocross Pass,” NBC Sports Gold is also providing complementary access for a limited time to its “IndyCar Pass,” “TrackPass,” “Cycling Pass,” “Snow Pass,” “Rugby Pass,” “Premier League Pass,” “PGA Tour Live,” “Premier Lacrosse League Pass,” and “Track & Field Pass.”

For information about the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, please visit: www.ProMotocross.com.

How to Watch Pro Motocross
The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship is televised on NBC, NBC Sports Network, and MAVTV, and is exclusively streamed live on the NBC Sports Gold subscription service. Every round features live coverage of the first motos of the 450 Class and 250 Class on MAVTV, while second moto coverage of most rounds can be seen on NBC Sports Network. Exclusive network broadcast coverage can be seen on NBC, with live coverage of the second 450 Class moto from High Point, Spring Creek, and Unadilla. Live and on-demand coverage, including an exclusive live stream of qualifying, can be seen on NBC Sports Gold via the “Pro Motocross Pass” for a one-time purchase of $59.99.

Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship
The Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing, features the world’s fastest outdoor motocross racers, competing aboard homologated bikes from one of six competing manufacturers on a collection of the roughest, toughest tracks on the planet. The 12-round series traditionally begins in May and ends in August for a summer-long championship that includes stops at America’s premier motocross racing facilities, with events in California, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Florida, Michigan, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, Washington, New York and Indiana. Racing takes place each Saturday afternoon, with competition divided into two classes: one for 250cc machines, and one for 450cc machines. MX Sports Pro Racing, the industry leader in off-road powersports event production, manages the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. The title sponsor is Lucas Oil, a leading producer of premium oils, greases, and problem solving additives, all made in America. More information can be found at www.ProMotocross.com.

NBC Sports Gold
NBC Sports Gold is NBC Sports’ direct-to-consumer live streaming product that provides sports fans with access to exclusive premium sports events and content, live and on-demand, at an affordable price. Launched in 2016 with a single cycling product, NBC Sports Gold currently offers 18 individual sports “passes” – twelve domestic (PGA TOUR LIVE, Premier League, Premier League Match Day, INDYCAR, Cycling, Track & Field, Premier Lacrosse League, Speed Skating, Rugby, Rugby World Cup, Supercross, and Snow, consisting of seven Olympic winter sports); two regional (Blazers and Philly); one combination (Supercross and Pro Motocross), two domestic and international (Figure Skating and Pro Motocross); and one international-only (Notre Dame Football). Find NBC Sports Gold in the NBC Sports app available in the U.S. on Apple iOS & tvOS, Android, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast and NBCSportsGold.com, and also on Xfinity X1 and Xfinity Flex.

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Furloughed? Laid off? Upload Your Resume to MotorcycleIndustryJobs.com

We’re thankful to still be cranking out content at Motorcycle.com. If you haven’t been so fortunate and have been a part of the coronavirus-induced layoffs, upload your resume to MotorcycleIndustryJobs.com. Our own Troy Siahaan landed his first job in the motorcycle industry with the help of MIJ. 

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COMBAT THE COVID-19 CRAZINESS

Update Your Resume For Free!

CARLSBAD, CA, March 26, 2020 – The world is a crazy place these days and MIJ is trying to do its part to help! Whether you just graduated from the Motorcycle Mechanics Institute or have been furloughed “indefinitely” there is plenty of confusion, fear and uncertainty in our lives right now. However, MotorcycleIndustryJobs.com is confident that we will get to the other side of this chaos… Once we do, it will be time to twist that throttle WFO and hopefully get your job back or MIJ is here to help you shift gears into a new career!

“The rain doesn’t last forever… once the COVID-19 crisis is over people will be in the saddle again,” says MIJ founder Alex Baylon. “They will be going outside in a hurry to their favorite motorcycle shop and then favorite place to ride. Smiles on their faces, throttles in their hands. When that happens, these stores and manufacturers are going to look to ramp back up with enthusiastic employees ready to get back to a normal way of life.”

The enforced hiatus is a great time to take stock of your career and update your resume. “I encourage all dealerships personnel who have been laid off to upload their resume immediately, because MIJ will be offering free resume browsing with a 30-day job posting to dealers once the dust settles,”adds Baylon. “We have been helping industry pros turn their passion into a career since 2004.” By specializing in powersports since day one, MIJ has become the go-to source for HR personnel across the country.

The first step is to register and post a resume. To facilitate this process, MIJ software allows job seekers to build up to five resumes with five distinct cover letters.“Use a web application template, upload any type of file, or upload your LinkedIn data. Get creative! You can also add photos, upload videos, attach files and preview your resume before it gets posted,” he says.

“We expect dealerships and manufacturers alike will be looking to hire. We want to help you be prepared when they do. If you need help with your resume, please contact us by phone or email… and it is all free! As the mantra goes, we are all in this together.”

If you are ready to rebound from the COVID-19 closures, register at www.motorcycleindustryjobs.com today.

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27-Time World Champion Toni Bou Self-Quarantining

On Wednesday Toni Bou won his 27th trials world championship. Let’s see how a 27-time world champ deals with the coronavirus self-isolation. 

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Toni Bou, world champion, at home


Coronavirus has altered the plans of practically every athlete in the world with competitions cancelled and outdoor sports banned. Today, the conclusion of the X-Trial championship was officially confirmed, giving Toni Bou a 27th title, after the rider won every one of the season’s points-paying events. With the current lockdown conditions, we find out what the trial champion has been up to.

-Toni, we have all seen the viral video that you posted at the beginning of the lockdown, riding your motorcycle around the house… but… how has Toni Bou been spending the seclusion?
-A little like everyone else, as best I possibly can. It is a tough situation for everyone. And we are fortunate to stay home, while others get the job of putting an end to it all. I want to encourage and thank all of those who are making such an enormous effort. For my part, I’m trying not to lose my fitness and I am acting as if it were pre-season training, even if I’m at home… which is quite tricky, but with the change of pace, I will try to lose as little fitness as possible and hopefully make it through to the end of the lockdown in the best physical shape. That’s what’s keeping me motivated these days.

-What are the rules for citizens in the area that you live in? Is going out restricted?
-Yes, there is a decree which restricts everything and people are confined to their homes. You can only go out to buy what is really essential.

-What exercises do you do?
-Walking the dog is the only thing we can do to go outside. Only one person can go out and until now my partner has not been out.

-What sports do you do?
-The exercise bike. Cardio basically. I can’t do anything else. Core exercises and a lot of stretching…

-Do you take care of the diet?
-Our normal diet is supervised. So, I don’t think it needs to be changed right now. If we see something happen, maybe then we’ll change it, but for now just paying attention to what we eat is enough.

-What have you done with the bike?
-The video and nothing else. Anything else is a risk. I made the video without taking risks; it is fun for everyone and it was fun for me too. Until all this is finished, there’ll be no motorcycle. In my case, this break will do me good. I’ve had some nagging injuries and now it will be good to fully get over the vertebrae injury and recover from the lumbar area injury that I never completely got over. You have to be positive and take advantage of it to heal those weaker parts.

-The 2020 X-Trial World Championship has finished earlier than expected. What’s your final assessment after having won all five events held?
-It’s a shame to have finished the championship in the way that we did. We set a very high standard, with some very close trials with Adam [Raga]. Having won all five trials, the final assessment couldn’t have been more positive. It was a really good year for us, against an opponent who always makes it very difficult. I had to fight hard and battle it out in all the finals, with the team always giving 100%. This is a title that I will always remember – winning Barcelona again was an incredible moment for me. It’s a pity not having been able to celebrate it in Andorra with my friends, but I understand perfectly, given the current situation.

-What do you expect for 2021?
-We hope to have an X-Trial calendar with many events that we will be able to finish! The start of the next season is a long way away, but it seems that all the trials will be closely-fought in the Outdoor World Championship and there will be no rest possible. I think it will be a championship with many trials, just the way we like it.

-So, the start of the Outdoor World Championship has been delayed. Are you confident that you’ll be able to compete in all the dates?
-Right now it is super-difficult to know what will happen. It is an unusual situation for everyone and for sport in general. At least we will be able to recover the Saturday and Sunday two-day format. Doing the whole calendar will be complicated. If you do five double-date GP’s, that’s ten trials already. Let’s hope it turns out that way. There are not many other options…

-Do you think that all the riders will make it to the first event on equal terms?
-It is hard to know. It will be difficult for everyone. We are all experiencing a difficult situation and depending on how the Coronavirus affects the country that you live in, you may have more or less options. When the curve begins to flatten, that will be something else.

-What does your daily routine involve?
-I get up, walk the dog, have breakfast and my sports routine is 1h30 of exercise bike, gym and stretching. I prepare the meal, perhaps a little later than usual, a little television and social networks to try and stay up-to-date and find out what I should do. Gym in the afternoon, a little easier, for about an hour. Shower, dinner, TV and sleep…

-And the motorcycle?
-I haven’t touched the bike again since the last video. I haven’t had to do any maintenance or anything. It is clean and dust-free. Ready for when everything is over.

-What precautions are you taking against Coronavirus?
-I don’t have a mask. If I have to go out for something urgent, I try to go to the gas station nearby, first thing in the morning, when there is hardly anyone about. I wash my hands very well – that is also important. I buy food online and they deliver it to my home. I don’t go to any supermarket in order to avoid contact with people.

-Finally… do you want to send a message to the fans?
-I especially want to thank the health workers and other professionals who are working so hard and battling for all of us. We have the easiest job and all we have to do is to stay at home to get through this difficult time. Good luck and my best wishes to all those who have family and friends affected. Everything will return to normal soon.

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KTM North America Announces Early Availability For KTM 890 Duke R

Rejoice! Due to popular demand KTM is bringing the 890 Duke R here early!

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KTM North America, Inc. is excited to announce early availability of the KTM 890 DUKE R. Unveiled at EICMA in Milan, Italy last November, this special “R” model was originally planned for North American release in the Fall of 2020 as a Model Year 2021 but due to the response and demand in the market following the successful unveiling, KTM was able to bring in a very limited number of “R” models this Spring as a MY2020 machines.

With the lightweight, compact and razor-sharp packaging of the KTM 790 DUKE as its starting point, the KTM 890 DUKE R brings out the best in the DUKE thanks to increased power and torque from the new 890cc engine, ‘racier’ ergonomics, performance BREMBO brakes, fully adjustable WP APEX suspension and enhanced electronic rider aids—just to name a few of the performance features that come standard on the “R.”

Honed to be a more powerful version of the already-impressive KTM 790 DUKE, the newly developed powerplant of the KTM 890 DUKE R features an increased bore and stroke, higher compression ratio and rpm ceiling, larger valves and a new piston design coupled with new connecting rods and a new crankshaft, all wrapped in new engine cases. This fire-breathing parallel twin steps up its performance levels to suit the aspirations of the most demanding street and track warriors.

Harnessing this enhanced power is achieved through the combination of race-derived componentry and new, sportier ergonomics blended with class-leading rider aids. To carve corners, the SUPER SCALPEL has been fitted with lower, more aggressive handlebars and a higher footpeg position to improve ground clearance. Offering optimum performance and adjustability, the WP APEX suspension features compression and rebound adjustment as well as high and low speed compression adjustment in the rear. The BREMBO brake system offers reduced weight and precise feel and is combined with BOSCH ABS and SUPERMOTO ABS mode for unmatched stopping power. An advanced electronics package offers the finishing touch and includes a new generation of Motorcycle Traction Control, Ride mode technology and the optional Track mode and Quickshifter+.

The KTM 890 DUKE R is a sportier and edgier no-compromise naked motorcycle for conquering twisty mountain roads or hard riding on the racetrack. This evolution of the DUKE is ideal for the motorcyclist wanting a more extreme experience or searching for bigger thrills in a compact and agile package. KTM has beefed up its potency in the midweight segment with the new KTM 890 DUKE R. It takes all the things we love about the KTM 790 DUKE and turns it up to 11, delivering more power, more torque and more Dukeness than any parallel twin that has come before.

NEW FEATURES

ENGINE

  • More horsepower
  • More torque
  • Better rideability due to increased rotating mass
  • Completely new engine mapping logic (individual mapping adjustment per cylinder)
  • Knocking sensor
  • Wider Radiator

ELECTRONICS

  • Improved traction control settings
  • New 6D lean angle sensor

SUSPENSION

  • New fully adjustable WP APEX front fork
  • New fully adjustable WP APEX shock absorber

CHASSIS

  • New BREMBO brake system
  • Larger brake disks
  • New Michelin Power Cup II tires
  • Lighter steering stem

ERGONOMICS

  • Sportier riding position
  • Lower flatter handlebar
  • Footpegs higher and further back, with more useable width

FEATURES

  • Completely new color and graphics
  • Single seat cover standard
  • Exhaust hanger for single riding
  • New mirrors


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Motorcycle Deal o the Day!

With the angel of death in a holding pattern overhead, the stock market cratering below and global warming concerns temporarily on the back burner, what better time to obtain for oneself the nearly unobtainable – a nice, fresh 35-year old Yamaha RZ500, complete with that legendary cackling two-stroke V-four.

This one’s a Canadian import wearing a legal Oregon license plate, and might just be the one that’s not too perfect to ride, as it’s already been repainted and had its engine cases welded. That might not be a bad thing, since the entire engine was rebuilt at the same time, and the claim is the bike’s been ridden very little since then. Raring to go, then, like the hounds of hell and with no precious ride modes, traction control or ABS to dilute the sheer terror.


Anyway, it’s not quite the deal of the day since it’s up for auction now, and scheduled to end, appropriately, on April 1,  11 am PST. Brought to you by our good friends at Iconic Motorcycles in Marina del Rey, California. Call us if you put in the winning bid, and we’ll “road test” it for you, no charge.

Iconic Motorbikes Auctions

 

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Harley-Davidson Announces New Screamin Eagle 128/131 Kits

Harley-Davidson announces Screamin’ Eagle kits that meet emissions standards across the U.S…. except California. 

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON ANNOUNCES NEW SCREAMIN’ EAGLE® 128/131 STAGE IV KITS FOR MY17 + TOURING MODELS

“Go Big or Go Home” With New Screamin’ Eagle® Harley-Davidson Performance Parts

MILWAUKEE (March 25, 2020) – The all-new Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle® products for your ride are here to keep the thrills rolling mile after mile. High-flow exhaust kits, performance cams, ultra-powerful Screamin’ Eagle engines and a comprehensive line of upgrades get you to peak exhilaration quickly and smoothly with the power to handle whatever comes. Conquer the road ahead with H-D parts and accessories.

SCREAMIN’ EAGLE® MILWAUKEE-EIGHT® ENGINE STAGE IV KIT 114CI OR 117CI TO 131CI

Go big or go home. With the largest displacement of any Harley-Davidson Stage Kit, this 114/117CI to 131CI Stage IV Kit was designed to deliver maximum horsepower – all the way to the redline. Packaged with patent-protected cylinder technology, it allows for the largest Harley-Davidson bolt-on engine upgrade to any Milwaukee-Eight® motor. Features new CNC-ported heads with 1mm bigger valves than the previous generation, and fully machined combustion chambers. Coupled with the kit’s high-lift SE8-517 cam, high compression pistons and a 64mm throttle body and intake manifold, this combination delivers a thrilling 131 ft-lb of torque and 121 HP rear-wheel output when paired with Screamin’ Eagle® Street Cannon Mufflers. It’s designed to run at high-end RPMs and provide a significant boost of torque from cruising speed. You’ll feel the difference as soon as you twist the throttle.

The Screamin’ Eagle 131 Stage IV Kit is eligible for Custom Coverage under the motorcycle’s factory 24-month vehicle limited warranty when dealer-installed by an authorized H-D Dealer within 60 days of vehicle purchase and is otherwise backed by a 12-month limited warranty.

Performance components include:

Screamin’ Eagle CNC Ported Cylinder Head with CNC machined chamber and 1mm larger valves than previous generation
131 Stage IV Timer cover
SE8-517 High-Lift Cam
Forged High Compression Pistons
Screamin’ Eagle High Performance Cam Bearing
Screamin’ Eagle High Performance Tappets
Screamin’ Eagle 4.31″ Steel Sleeve Cylinders
Screamin’ Eagle 64mm Throttle Body and Cast Manifold
Screamin’ Eagle High Flow Injectors (5.5 g/sec)
Complete fitment information can be found on H-D.com.

SCREAMIN’ EAGLE® MILWAUKEE-EIGHT® ENGINE STAGE IV KIT – 107CI TO 128CI

This Stage IV Kit was designed to deliver maximum horsepower – all the way to the redline. Features new CNC-ported heads with 1mm bigger valves than the previous generation, and fully machined combustion chambers. Coupled with the kit’s high-lift SE8-517 cam, high compression pistons and a 64mm throttle body and intake manifold, this combination delivers a thrilling 126 ft-lb of torque and 121 HP rear-wheel output when paired with Screamin’ Eagle® Street Cannon Mufflers. It’s designed to run at high-end RPMs and provide a significant boost of torque from cruising speed. You’ll feel the difference as soon as you twist the throttle.

The Screamin’ Eagle 128 Stage IV Kit is eligible for Custom Coverage under the motorcycle’s factory 24-month vehicle limited warranty when dealer-installed by an authorized H-D Dealer within 60 days of vehicle purchase and is otherwise backed by a 12-month limited warranty.

Performance components include:

Screamin’ Eagle CNC Ported Cylinder Head with CNC machined chamber and 1mm larger valves than previous generation
128 Stage IV Timer cover
SE8-517 High-Lift Cam
Forged High Compression Pistons
Screamin’ Eagle High Performance Cam Bearing
Screamin’ Eagle High Performance Tappets
Screamin’ Eagle 4.31″ Steel Sleeve Cylinders
Screamin’ Eagle 64mm Throttle Body and Cast Manifold
Screamin’ Eagle High Flow Injectors (5.5 g/sec)

Complete fitment information can be found on H-D.com.

Both the 131CI and 128CI Stage IV Kits comply with noise and emissions standards in all U.S. states other than California on 2017-later Touring Models. Street-compliant statements may not apply to markets outside the United States. The 131CI Stage IV Kit fits ’17-later Touring models equipped with Twin-Cooled™ Milwaukee-Eight® 114CI or 117CI engine. The 128CI Stage IV Kit fits ’17-later Touring models equipped with Twin-Cooled™ Milwaukee-Eight® 107CI engine. Neither kits fit Trike models. ’17-’19 models require separate purchase of High-Capacity Oil Pump P/N 62400248. 17-’18 models require separate purchase of Screamin’ Eagle High-Capacity Clutch Plate Kit P/N 37000258. Not for use with Screamin’ Eagle® High-Flow Exhaust Systems with Street Cannon Mufflers. All models require additional purchase of ECM recalibration with the Screamin’ Eagle Pro Street Tuner for proper installation. See an authorized Harley-Davidson® dealer for details.

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RSD Combats the Pandemic Blues With Worldwide Coronavirus Bike Build-Off

Leave it to Roland Sands and crew to initiate the worldwide Coronavirus Bike Build-Off.

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RSD COMBATS PANDEMIC BLUES WITH THE CORONA VIRUS BIKE BUILD OFF

Coronavirus Bike Build-Off

The team at RSD has come up with a cure for the quarantine boredom, enter the #CORONAVIRUSBIKEBUILDOFF. With lots of cash and prizes up for grabs, we want to see your best builds. The C.V.B.B is a global contest open to all things two wheels …maybe even three.

LOS ALAMITOS, CA March 24, 2020 – The Corona Virus Bike Build is the “if I only had the time to work on my bike” incarnate. As most of us are sequestered to our homes, we are encouraging bike builders from all backgrounds to help flatten the curve and finally tackle that project that’s been sitting idle either in the garage or your imagination. We’ve teamed up with key industry sponsors @motulusa @ridedunlop @bell_powersports @fox @paughcoparts @pit_viper @lexinmoto and @bikergearclub to kick in cash and prizes to aid in the completion of your builds. RSD has even discounted most RSD hard parts at 19% off across our website.


Like most things we do, the rules are loose.

Rule #1 Build what you like, we’d prefer it be two wheels and motorized, but if you build a badass trike or a bicycle, we won’t be mad.

Rule #2 #hashtaging a completed build is ok, but you probably won’t win.

Rule #3 We don’t know when this shit show is going to end, so as of this time, there is no official end date. Our best approximation is Mid May or five to eight weeks from today. That said, things could change and be extended or shortened due to severity.

Rule #4 Socialize!! Have fun with it. Talk about it, hashtag, share it with friends, basically do everything you’re not supposed to do right now, just do it on social media. Show your fellow builders support, like and comment on projects that you love or maybe ones you think need a little extra help. Keep it funny, treat people with the respect you afford yourself and stay away from everyone!!!

Rule #5 This is a worldwide competition. We are all in this together borders and oceans may separate us, but the heart of the two-wheeled culture is alive and well and lives through all of us and the Corona Bike Build Off.

Judging will take place all online with special guest judges, so make sure you are following our channels and using correct hashtags to get noticed and have a chance to win. Post often and Tag always. The more active you are the better your chances.

There will be specific giveaways pertaining to the sponsors, so be sure to stay in touch and follow the #coronavirusbikebuildoff hashtag on Instagram for up to date info. And tag #coronavirusbikebuildoff @rolandsandsdesign @rolandsands @motulusa @ridedunlop @bell_powersports @fox @paughcoparts @pit_viper @lexinmoto and @bikergearclub

“What are ya gonna do when there’s nothin to do? Why not build a motorcycle!” says Roland Sands of RSD.“This is the time to get after those projects we’ve been meaning to get around to since the entire motorcycle community is on collective pause.”

Be vigilant, stay home, build bikes, have fun. Put that quarantine to work and put that work in while on quarantine!

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