Aug 28, 2014 4:54:00 AM
Topics: motorcycle gear
Aug 27, 2014 10:49:00 AM
Experienced riders know that you "dress for the ride, not for the slide".
But staying protected is definitely a challenge for riders on a budget. You can find gloves at all price ranges --
-- from under $50, to over $200, and everything in between.
Here's how to save a little green next time you go glove shopping!
Topics: motorcycle gear
Aug 21, 2014 1:10:00 AM
When summer is in full swing, the roads and highways are full of bikers on vacation, attending rallies or just cruising the countryside.
While taking advantage of the great weather is what summer riding is all about -- it can be a challenge to keep cool wearing full gear in in hot weather.
But with a little research, you can find summer gloves that keep hands protected AND cool. Here are the options.
Aug 12, 2014 8:42:00 AM
Aug 7, 2014 8:05:00 AM
Ever have one of those rides where something goes wrong and you aren't prepared for it?
You can't pack EVERYTHING ... so you have to boil it down to the essentials and then pack them nice and tight. Especially for touring and longer distance rides ... you have to be prepared for road emergencies, and choose SMART.
What's on your motorcycle travel packing list? Here's what's on ours.
... Let us know what we forgot in the comments!
Aug 2, 2014 2:45:00 PM
Last week, we tossed out a softball question about motorcycle dealerships, expecting to hear a wish list of bikes, fantasy farkles, and gear.
Instead, we heard some pretty bitter answers, veiled in humor.
While some of the comments are funny, we wondered about the reason for the negativity.
Do you rave about your dealership experience? And if not, why not?
Jul 30, 2014 11:48:00 PM
Women motorcycle riders need gear and apparel made specifically for them. Motorcycle gloves are no exception.
Women riders experience the same temperature extremes, numbness and fatigue from vibration, and need for hand protection as male riders.
But, women often have smaller hands and longer fingers than men and need a women’s motorcycle glove, not just a small men’s glove.
Here are the inside tips on how to find the perfect motorcycle glove to fit your hands, and your riding needs.
Topics: Womens motorcycle gloves
Jul 24, 2014 5:06:00 PM
Jul 22, 2014 5:34:00 PM
Show us you know your engine sounds!
Can you correctly identify the matching roar from this motorycle engine to the motorcycle pictured below? For a chance to win a new pair of summer Olympia Motorcycle Gloves, name that sound now!
Simply listen to the audiofile. Guess which bike this engine sound belongs to for your chance to win a new pair of summer riding gloves.
Jul 21, 2014 1:55:00 PM
When summer temperatures climb into double and triple digits, the vegan rider has the same concerns as any other: It's a challenge to dress for safety, comfort and protection, and keep cool.
But if you know what to look for, there ARE great vegan motorcycle glove choices with cooling and sweat-wicking properties, in addition to not using animal products.
Below, we explain which vegan gloves are particularly good for summer rides -- with features like venting, mesh, fingerless construction and more -- and what to avoid as the mercury climbs.
Topics: Vegan Motorcycle Gloves