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Model Overview: 2016 KTM RC 390 Review and Specs

by RumbleOn Road Captain

Considering a naked bike for your first motorcycle? The KTM RC 390 could be the ride you’re looking for.  

Attention novice riders and seasoned thrill-seekers: not only is the 2016 KTM RC 390 a proven contender in the category of best motorcycles for beginners, it’s also one of KTM’s most capable (and zealous, I might add) ultra lightweight naked bikes.


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How to Sell a Motorcycle With a Lien

by RumbleOn Road Captain

Just because you still owe money on your motorcycle doesn’t mean you can’t sell it.

It can be tough selling a used motorcycle, let alone selling a motorcycle with a lien still attached to it. If you do have a loan balance to pay off and need to sell your bike, hope is not lost. There are ready buyers, like RumbleOn, who will gladly work with you as you settle any outstanding dues—some may even settle those dues for you!

Take a look at the options available to sell a motorcycle if you still owe money on it.

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Best Motorcycles for Beginners: A Guide for First Time Buyers

by RumbleOn Road Captain

Types of Motorcycles: Beginner Rides

Every seasoned rider knows how important it is to choose a motorcycle that matches your riding style, physique, and, most importantly, your skill level. To decide on the best starter motorcycle, let’s get familiar with the different types of two-wheelers on the market.

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Model Overview: 2014 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R Review and Specs

by RumbleOn Road Captain

Kawasaki’s Ninja 10-R superbike takes “top notch” to a whole new level. 

“To stay on top, you have to keep learning and improving.” --

And improve Kawasaki did when they introduced the 2014 Ninja ZX-10R to the superbike market. “Perfectly suited for both racetracks and streets,” the Ninja ZX-10R is about as purebred as a sportbike can get, offering an excellent blend of power and handling abilities thanks to these three elements: highly advanced front and rear suspension, optimal chassis geometry, and Sport-Kawasaki Traction Control (S-KTRC). 

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Kawasaki: From Cursed to Victorious

by Jo Kelley

How Kawasaki Broke the Green Motorcycle Curse

Since the 1960s, Kawasaki has produced some of the most exceptionally engineered and easily recognizable sportbikes on the market.

Though many consider it a staple of their image, Kawasaki didn’t always sport its bright, neon green color. In fact, green motorcycles were long thought to be unlucky, and sometimes deadly, machines. It was Kawasaki's bold take-back of the cursed color that created their stand-out image, and it all started with a crazy idea and a little bit of luck.

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