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5 Tips to Help you Choose Great Summer Hot Weather Motorcycle Gloves

Posted by Tom Schwab

Jul 6, 2015 8:56:00 AM


 

757Summer is the time of year when most motorcycle riders enjoy their bikes the most. However, it can also be highly uncomfortable to ride in the heat and humidity. Riders need to stay safe by wearing gloves and other protective gear, but that does not mean they have to dress in full leather and sweat their way down the road. These tips will help you choose the best motorcycle gloves for the hot summer months.

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What Motorcycle Riders Should Learn from the Tour de France

Posted by Tom Schwab

Jul 3, 2015 12:11:00 PM

 

 

3_dudes_on_bikesAh, yes, the Tour de France. Cyclists ride at lightening speeds at great length. But those are bicycles and you ride a motorcycle. They both have two wheels and that’s where the resemblance ends, right? Actually, there’s quite a bit you can learn from the tour de France, even as a motorcycle rider. Here are a few items:

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How to Clean Motorcycle Leather Gloves

Posted by Tom Schwab

Jul 1, 2015 1:40:00 PM

 

 

LeatherIf you have a good pair of leather motorcycle gloves, you want to maintain them properly so they last as long as possible. Leather gloves can get brittle and crack if you do not clean them properly and often. You will want to make sure you clean your gloves in the right manner so you do not damage them and instead get the job done well. Here are some tips on how to clean leather motorcycle gloves.

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Cool Tips for Summer Hot Weather Motorcycle Gear

Posted by Tom Schwab

Jun 24, 2015 12:33:00 PM

 

 

blue_skySummer is the best time to ride your motorcycle. The weather is dry and warm and the elements are on your side. However, summer can also get hot, humid and downright sticky. Often, riders want to hop on their motorcycles in t-shirts and shorts to stay as cool as possible during the ride. This is not a smart idea, but there are summer items that can keep you cooler than your winter leather jacket. Use these cool tips for summer to stay as cool as possible in hot motorcycle gear.

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8 Tips to minimize the impact of motorcycle vibration

Posted by Tom Schwab

Jun 22, 2015 9:25:00 AM

black_l_glove_hand_on_throttleMotorcycles put out powerful vibrations and those vibrations can move straight through the handlebars and into your hands. They can cause your hands to itch and sting and they can even cause irritating hand numbness. You don’t want your rides to be anything but the absolute best so here are a few tips to help you minimize the impact that your motorcycle’s vibration can have on your hands and your overall ride.

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Best Father’s Day Gifts for a Motorcycle Rider

Posted by Tom Schwab

Jun 19, 2015 12:39:00 PM

 

 

Beckham-1If dad rides a motorcycle, you are in luck this Father’s Day. There are plenty of gifts to tie into his love of riding and show him your appreciation at the same time. Here are the best Father’s Day gifts for your motorcycle-riding dad.

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10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Motorcycle Riders

Posted by Tom Schwab

Jun 17, 2015 3:43:00 PM

 

 


DADSIf your dad loves nothing more than a good ride (and you, of course) you want to get him something special to show his love of motorcycles. This father’s day, here are ten gift ideas that will remind dad how much you care and allow him to enjoy his motorcycle rides even more

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Gift Guide for Male Motorcycle Riders - Father’s Day

Posted by Tom Schwab

Jun 15, 2015 12:35:00 PM

 

 

gary_france_1_dudeMore and more men are grabbing leather jackets and jumping on motorcycles. Some use them to get to and from work while others simply ride them for fun. You likely have someone in your family that rides a motorcycle whether it’s your brother, your uncle, a friend, your grandfather, or even your father. This Father’s Day, create a gift for that bike riding guy in your life to show your love and appreciation while bringing the motorcycle into the picture as well. Ties and cards are great, but relate something to the motorcycle and the dad on your gift list will really feel honored.

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5 Myths about Summer Motorcycle Riding

Posted by Tom Schwab

Jun 12, 2015 1:27:00 PM

 

 

AdventureRiding a motorcycle in the summer is downright fun and some people only ride when the weather is nice and sunny. There are a lot of myths about summer motorcycle riding. Here are a few, along with how to bust those myths!

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Best Hot Weather Motorcycle Gloves: 2015 BUYER'S GUIDE

Posted by Tom Schwab

Jun 10, 2015 11:04:00 AM


 

EasyRiderIf you ride your motorcycle year round no matter what, you know that the right gear at the right time of year can make all the difference. During the winter months, you ride in leather with thick gloves and other elements that keep you safe and protect you from the cold temperatures. But there’s no way you want to ride in the same stuff over the hot summer months. You would suffocate! Your hands would sweat and you’d never get them back out of your winter gloves. Use this buyer’s guide to choose the best hot weather motorcycle gloves to keep your hands as cool as possible and your ride as pleasant as always.

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