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10 Mother's Day gift ideas for motorcycle riders

Posted by Tom Schwab

May 4, 2015 1:01:00 PM

 

good_womanYou always knew your mom was special. After all, how many of your friends can say their mom is a motorcycle rider? When Mother’s Day rolls around again, you want to get something really special for mom. Since she loves riding so much, it’s a great plan to get her something motorcycle-related. Here are 10 gift ideas for your biker Mom.

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Topics: Womens motorcycle gloves, Women Motorcycle Riders

5 tips for riding a motorcycle on wet roads

Posted by Tom Schwab

May 1, 2015 1:11:00 PM

Rain2-1If you ride a motorcycle for any period of time, sooner or later, you will encounter a wet roads. It doesn’t matter what caused the road to get wet or if it is actually raining at the time; the risk is the same. Following are five tips for motorcycle riding on wet road.

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What you need to know about deerskin motorcycle gloves

Posted by Tom Schwab

Apr 22, 2015 3:00:00 PM

DeerAs every biker knows, there is nothing like the feel of hand grips through a pair of leather gloves. Soft and supple, the best ones allow you to have nearly as much tactile sense as your bare fingers, yet your hands will always be protected from the wind, rain or even if you take a nasty spill.

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5 ways to stay warm on your motorcycle

Posted by Tom Schwab

Apr 20, 2015 1:05:00 PM

EasyRiderMost people think of motorcycle riding as primarily a summer activity. But the reality is that, if you have a love affair with bikes, you'll want to ride as much as possible and stay warm on your motorcycle, no matter what the season is.

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5 Tips for motorcycle riding in the rain

Posted by Tom Schwab

Apr 17, 2015 1:09:00 PM

RainWhen you first get a motorcycle, you worry about and try to avoid motorcycle riding in the rain. But once you gain more experience, you will learn two things. First, it’s not if, but when you will get caught in the rain, and second, if you are prepared, it’s not as bad as you thought.

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Tips for Motorcycle Commuters

Posted by Tom Schwab

Apr 15, 2015 8:30:00 AM


dude_on_yellow_bikeThe average commuter spends 38 hours stuck in traffic every year. While most people take cars, nearly 150,000 individuals ride their motorcycles to work on a regular basis. Some riders have bikes and want to use them as much as possible. Use this guide to assess whether or not you want to become a motorcycle commuter. If you decide to give it a trip, enjoy the safety tips for commuters as well.

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Topics: Motorcycle Safety

The Best Motorcycle Glove: Rain or Shine

Posted by Tom Schwab

Apr 13, 2015 6:28:40 PM

RainOne of the most important articles of clothing for any rider is a decent glove. No one should really go riding without one on each hand. Not only will they give you protection from the elements, but if you go down soft or hard, they'll also offer you protection from asphalt, cement and gravel road rash.

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Topics: motorcycle gear

A Dozen Great Motorcycle Podcasts

Posted by Tom Schwab

Apr 3, 2015 9:10:43 AM

podcastIf you are like me, you love everything about motorcycles. Even when you aren't on your bike, you find yourself thinking about your next ride.  Just talking with others that share your passion invigorates you.  If you just can't get enough, it's time to check out some great podcasts hosted by people who share your passion. Listening to a podcast once required holding an iPod in your hand. With the advances of smart phones and mobile wi-fi, you can listen to your favorite show just about anytime.  It's more like your personal on demand radio.. 

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EPA considers severely restricting touring motorcycles

Posted by Tom Schwab

Apr 1, 2015 5:00:09 AM

 

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10 Slideshares about Motorcycles you must see

Posted by Tom Schwab

Mar 27, 2015 11:00:00 AM

open_road_is_photoRiding a motorcycle can be a lot of fun, but it’s also a large responsibility. It is easy to gather information on motorcycle gear, insurance, trips and other items. You could probably sit and read and watch slide shares all day for weeks. But if you do nothing else, here are ten that you need to see for sure.

 

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Topics: motorcycle gear, Motorcycle camping, Laws

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