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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

You Know You Have Spring Motorcycle Fever When...

Posted by Dan Moyle

Mar 25, 2015 9:31:00 AM

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Spring fever has set in. You know it. Your kids know it. Your neighbors know it. But how do you know you know it? Here are a few signs to tell if you're suffering from spring motorcycle fever.

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3 Quick Apparel Tips to Get Ready for the Spring Motorcycle Season

Posted by Dan Moyle

Mar 23, 2015 9:30:00 AM

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Spring means one thing for bikers: time to hit the road! But first ... make sure your gear is set. Getting your apparel ready for spring takes just a little planning, so don't worry. You'll be carving asphalt soon. Here are a few quick tips to get you started on your spring readiness duties.

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Topics: motorcycle gear

Getting Your Bike Ready for Spring: Motorcycle Maintenance

Posted by Dan Moyle

Mar 20, 2015 1:49:00 PM

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Spring has sprung and you're about ready to break down that garage door and hit the road. Before your heel hits that kickstand, take a little time to make sure your bike is as ready for spring as you are.

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Topics: Motorcycle Maintenence Tips

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