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First Impressions

Why Kevlar Is The Most Awesome Fabric On Earth

Kevlar is a synthetic fiber developed by DuPont, which is a high strength material used in product like ropes, racing sales and body armor. It can withstand high impacts and can stop bullets when used for body armor. The strength it withholds comes from its internal structure and strong bonds that can endure many hours of rough use. The Kevlar is most commonly identified in the body armor that is readily available to military and security forces as well as to the public.

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The 2013 Honda Gold Wing Navi XM

2013 Honda Goldwing Navi XM

Since it debuted as a road bike in 1975, the Honda Gold Wing has gone on to define what it means to be a top-of-the-line touring bike for nearly three decades. It has set the standard for two-passenger long-distance cruising, becoming one of the most popular bikes of all time. Offering an unmatched combination of power, comfort and agility, it continues to delight its riders to this day.

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The Indians Are Coming – Emerging Motorcycle Industry Trends Q4 2013

Hero Motocorp and Erik Buell Racing

Hero is an Indian motorcycle company. We're talking Bollywood Indian, not Burt Munro Indian. Here in North America, the average non-motorcyclist may not have heard of Hero. Hell, even the average motorcyclist may not have heard of Hero. In North America we think we know what big name motorcycle companies. In North America we think we know that big name motorcycle companies sell big bikes. In North America we think the Harley-Davidson brand is the be all and end all of motorcycle marketing and merchandise sales. In North America we think we know big. We don't.

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The 2013 Motorcycle Film Festival Winners

2013 Motorcycle Film Festival

We completely missed the ball on the Motorcycle Film Festival, and not for lack of press either. Brooklyn is an 8 hour ride from Toronto, I might just have made a weekend trip out of it! Alas it was not to be.

At any rate, the Motorcycle Film Festival (or MMF, which also stands for Must've been F***in' Fun - for those who made it) couldn't have come at a better time. Motorcycle videos are at a height we haven't seen since the 1970s, and these days the stars are the riders themselves. Regular folks like you and me, but I'll get to that later.

For now here are the winners from the first annual / first ever Motorcycle Film Festival, along with some video trailers.

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