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Kelly Kawasaki

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Motorcycles, Safety

How to Ride a Motorcycle During the Winter Holidays

by Kelly Kawasaki

Winter has long been an underappreciated season to go motorcycling. The air is crisp, a light snow can make the scenery more gorgeous than ever, and the holidays bring a special feeling that can’t be beat. However, winter holidays come with their own unique suite of challenges that should not be ignored. The summer and warm weather holidays are statistically the most dangerous riding season, but that’s not to say there aren’t motorcycle safety concerns during the winter and cold weather holidays.

Rider Diaries, Harley Davidson

Bill Chen's Harley Davidson Road Glide Special // Experience the Road

by Kelly Kawasaki

Why did you choose your Harley Davidson Street Glide Special?

Well, I started off on sport bikes but found myself touring mostly. Then in 2007, the Night Rod Special came out from
Harley and that’s when I jumped over and bought my first Harley. I've ridden a Harley ever since.

Rider Diaries, Husqvarna

Nick van der Vegt's Husqvarna 701 // Filming Comes First

by Kelly Kawasaki

Do you currently own a motorcycle?

Believe it or not, I just purchased my first motorcycle this past Friday! I’m currently working on a reveal video which will go live later this week. Very excited to share! I purchased a 2018 Husqvarna 701 but please don’t announce yet!

Douglas MacRae's Norton Commando Motorcycles // 20 Years of Racing

by Kelly Kawasaki

What are your current Norton motorcycles?
I have my race bike, a heavily modified 1972 Norton 750 Commando short stroke and my street cafe racer, a 1971 Norton Commando.

Rider Diaries

Shahnawaz Karim's Enduro Training, Motorcycle Racing, and Ulka Gear

by Kelly Kawasaki

What is your current motorcycle and why did you choose it?
Right now I ride whatever is available by the brand for training. Since I work a lot with brands like
BMW Motorrad, Ducati, Triumph, and Royal Enfield, I ride their motorcycles most often.