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10 Best Gifts for a SnowMobile Riding Mom

Posted by Tom Schwab

Dec 4, 2015 1:28:00 PM

 

motorcycle_gloves_in_winterIf you know a mom that can’t seem to stay off her snow mobile, you already know the perfect gift for her would be something snow mobile-related. These ideas will help you get a feel for what she would think is the perfect gift. There are plenty of ideas out there, but this will give you a good start on your shopping.

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The Importance of Snow Mobile Gloves

Posted by Tom Schwab

Dec 2, 2015 5:00:00 PM

 

snowmobileWhen you jump on your snow mobile, you might automatically put gloves on your hands. But have you ever stopped to think about those gloves? Why are they important? Did you know there are many things the gloves can do for you and your ride? Here are a few reasons why snow mobile gloves are an important aspect of riding a snow mobile.

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Best features for snowmobile gloves

Posted by Tom Schwab

Nov 27, 2015 4:00:00 PM

snowmobile_gloves_vs_snowmobile_mittensWhen you are riding your snow mobile, you notice a lot of things around you. The snow…the views…the power of the machine beneath you. If your hands are cold, you’ll notice them too, but there are a lot of other things snow mobile gloves can do for your hands and your overall ride other than provide warmth. Here are a few important features to look for when you are shopping for the right snow mobile gloves.

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10 Reasons to be Thankful for SnowMobile Gloves

Posted by Tom Schwab

Nov 25, 2015 5:00:00 PM

 

thanksgivingYou already know you are thankful for snowmobiles and riding in general so why not get a little more specific about some of your gear? Take your gloves for instance. They are great assets in many different ways. Here are a few reasons you should be thankful for the good snow mobile riding gloves you have.

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How to Winterize Motorcycle Gear

Posted by Tom Schwab

Nov 23, 2015 1:43:00 PM

 

Snow_Road.(1)_600_wideYou know you need to winterize your motorcycle if you are not going to ride it during the colder, winter months. But what about the gear you wear when you ride? Should you just leave it lying next to the bike in a big heap? Not if you want it to last! Here are some of the motorcycle gear items you will want to winterize in order to make them last as long as the bike…or longer.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: Kansas

Posted by Tom Schwab

Nov 18, 2015 10:09:00 AM

 

 

istock_morning_roadYou might be surprised to learn that Kansas actually has a huge geological history. Most of the land in this state is very flat, though there are some small rolling hills and lovely prairie grass views. The climate changes from one side of the state to the other and there are notable scenic views within the Flint Hills as well. Kansas has plenty of great routes to offer any rider. Here are a few of the best rides in the state.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: Maine

Posted by Tom Schwab

Nov 11, 2015 9:59:00 AM

 

 

autumn_road_1Maine has over 17 million acres of forestland, thousands of miles of rivers and coastlines and 6,000 different lakes. It’s a great destination for a scenic paradise and exploration. You will get plenty of natural beauty and unspoiled area views. Most of the visitors to this state head to the coast, but if you want a break from the crowds, head inland for other types of views. There are a lot of options and different styles of rides. Here are a few of the best.

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6 Reasons to be Thankful for Good Motorcycle Gloves

Posted by Tom Schwab

Nov 6, 2015 10:30:00 AM

 

NanoThere’s no getting around it. You love your motorcycle. You are thankful for it each and every day and everyone around you knows it. So in this season of giving thanks, perhaps you should take a little time to be thankful for some of the items that allow you to enjoy your riding hobby. Motorcycle gloves may seem insignificant in the grand scheme of the ride, but they actually have quite a bit to do with how much you enjoy your ride. Here are just a few reasons why you should be thankful for good motorcycle gloves.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: Kentucky

Posted by Tom Schwab

Nov 4, 2015 10:11:00 AM

 

 

4_dudes_on_road-1Kentucky is often called the bluegrass state and it is a great place for motorcycle riders to enjoy scenic views. This area of the country has a lot of thoroughbred horse farms as well as caverns and caves. The Appalachian Mountains run through the state and there are also river regions and other lovely areas. This state is home to the world famous Kentucky Derby and has some historic sites relating to the Underground Railroad, the Trail of Tears, and Daniel Boone as well as Abraham Lincoln. There are plenty of things to see and do, but here are some of the best motorcycle routes in Kentucky.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: Indiana

Posted by Tom Schwab

Oct 28, 2015 8:52:00 AM

 

 

istock_morning_roadIndiana sits in the crossroads of the country and gives motorcycle riders quite a bit of beautiful scenery and other amenities. In the northern portion of the state, there are picturesque farms and lovely hardwood forests. The southern terrain features more hills and forests as well as quaint border towns and rivers. There are even inviting campuses that are fun to tour. Plus, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a must stop place for those who love racing. Indiana has a little of everything and is a great place for riders to enjoy. Here are a few of the best routes in the state.

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