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Test Ride: 2015 Ducati Scrambler: The exciting, retro-inspired motorcycle opens new doors for the performance-driven Italian superbike-maker

Test Ride: 2015 Ducati Scrambler

Originally introduced in 1962 exclusively in the United States, the Ducati Scrambler was a 250cc single-cylindar thumper on par with much of the enduro-style bikes coming out of Japan at the time. In 1968, its stateside popularity led to the launch……

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Uber and Spotify reportedly partnering to bring custom playlists to your next ride

It looks like Uber is taking another step to separate its service from any other car ride. The company will announce a partnership with Spotify on Monday to let passengers stream music of their choosing as they ride in style to their destination, according to two separate reports from The New York Times and TechCrunch. Uber sent out invites to the press on Friday for a conference call to announce a “first of its kind partnership” with a “special partner guest.” The invite includes a music clef, suggesting it relates to the rumored Spotify partnership.

It’s not yet clear what the partnership will mean for passengers, but a leaked screenshot of Uber’s driver app suggests that the music will play through the driver’s smartphone, which…

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First ‘Furious 7’ trailer is a wild ride

The makers of the Fast and Furious franchise sure do have a lot of fun with cars. The first trailer for Furious 7 is here, and it swiftly dismisses the notion that they’ve run out of ideas. We’re treated to nearly an entire, outrageous action scene — complete with airplanes, flying cars, sheer cliffs, and, of course, Vin Diesel and company. It’s jaw-dropping stuff. Just to mix things up, Jason Statham and Kurt Russell are along for the ride this time, but does anyone really care about the story? The movie hits theaters next April.

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Test Drive: All-New 2015 Ford F-150: We take the all-around impressive aluminum truck for an on- and off-road ride through the heart of Texas

Test Drive: All-New 2015 Ford F-150


Until just a few days ago, the only people to have driven the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 were employees and select dealers of the storied American automaker. In fact, few outside of Detroit had even laid…

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Trek Bikes’ New Commuter-Focused Model: Lync: Powerful built-in head and taillights for a more convenient and safe ride

Trek Bikes' New Commuter-Focused Model: Lync


For those looking for an excuse, a laundry list of potential struggles certainly exists when commuting by bike: weather, reckless drivers, flat tires, the looming fear that your accessories or bike itself will get stolen. Though …

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Test Ride: 2014 Salsa Beargrease Carbon Fatbike : Nimble and certainly all-terrain, the lightweight ride featuring SRAM’s XX1 drivetrain

Test Ride: 2014 Salsa Beargrease Carbon Fatbike


What was once thought to be a novelty by some in the bike community, innovations in both technology and design (not to mention trail infrastructure) suggest that the fat bike is here to stay. Built off the basics of mountain bike frame…

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Custom Bikes by Bamford Cycle Department : Building a better ride with unique geometry and bespoke carbon fiber tubing

Custom Bikes by Bamford Cycle Department


George Bamford knows what he likes and how he likes it, and has over the years customized all types of vehicles and products for his personal use. The knowledge gained through those many product experiences is what led him to create his eponymous…

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Uber wants to give you a ride from Optimus Prime

Uber is adding an impressive new vehicle to its fleet: the leader of the Autobots, Optimus Prime. As a promotion for the upcoming Transformers: Age of Extinction, Uber will be offering users in Dallas, Phoenix, and Los Angeles a chance to ride in the iconic fire-clad truck. Prime will be in each city for a six-hour long window, during which time you can simply choose the “autobots” option on the Uber app when requesting a pickup — though rides will be limited to just 15 minutes long. “There’s only one Optimus Prime,” says Uber, “so making contact will be difficult and may take many tries.”

With Age of Extinction due to hit theaters on June 27th, it seems that the film’s promotion is in full swing. Just yesterday a new Transformers-…

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Link About It: This Week’s Picks : Gear Patrol’s World Cup 2014 primer, Mike D and Clare Vivier for Monster Children, a GoPro roller coaster ride and more in our weekly look at the web

Link About It: This Week's Picks


1. Mike D + Clare Vivier for Monster Children Known for women’s accessories, designer Clare Vivier dropped her first line of men’s goods in a somewhat unlikely collaboration with legendary NYC hip-hop godfather, Mike D of…

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Alpinestars Women’s Renee Motorcycle Jacket: Combining durability, safety and style for girls who ride

Alpinestars Women's Renee Motorcycle Jacket


Finding a women’s protective motorcycle jacket is not an easy task—and finding one that is both stylish and complementing to a woman’s shape is near impossible. But the latest effort from Italian motorsports gear brand, Alpinestars, offers an…

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