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7 Tips & Tricks to Get Ready to Ride this Spring Motorcycle Season

Posted by Dan Moyle

Feb 23, 2015 11:33:00 AM

4_dudes_on_roadWhether your motorcycle is sitting in a garage all winter or you're just riding fewer miles, the spring riding season is like a new beginning. In some states, bikers can't ride at all in the winter. Other motorcycle enthusiasts get to log a few miles in the winter months. Either way, spring, summer and fall riding is still prime-time. 


5 Uses for Your Motorcycle Gloves in the Depths of Winter

Posted by Dan Moyle

Feb 21, 2015 11:25:00 AM

motorcycle_gloves_in_winterMissing the twist of the throttle, the feel of the clutch and the smell of the open road? Us too. For those of us who don't hit the slopes, winter becomes the season of waiting.

Many of us poke around the internet looking for motorcycle videos. We thumb through motorcycle magazines looking for reviews of our favorite bikes and trips. Sometimes we even look back through old pictures of past motorcycle vacations. 


5 Sure Signs of Spring for the Motorcycle Rider

Posted by Tom Schwab

Feb 19, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Spring_Ride_MotorcycleWhen the snow starts to melt, the temperature rises and the sun shines more often, you know spring is on its way. If you don’t live somewhere warm enough to ride year round, your motorcycle may have been in a stationary position for many months.


Here are a few sure signs of spring for the avid motorcycle rider.



Topics: Tips For Riding in Wind

What to look for in a Motorcycle Glove

Posted by Tom Schwab

Feb 17, 2015 3:04:00 PM

WHAT_TO_LOOK_FOR_IN_A_MOTORCYCLE_GLOVEMany motorcyclists invest in protective gear including helmets, jackets, boots and other items. But motorcycle gloves are not always very high on the priority list. Hands and fingers on any rider are exposed and if the rider ever hit the ground, the hands could very well be the first point of contact. Motorcycle gloves are part of the protective gear and they also give you more grip, better impact cushioning, relief from vibration and blister prevention. If you are interested in investing in motorcycle gloves, here is what to look for.

Topics: Motorcycle Glove Size

Last Minute Valentine Gift: Motorcycle Womens Gloves, Short Fingers

Posted by Dan Moyle

Feb 14, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Womans_Motorcycle_GlovesLet's face it men. We're terrible at giving gifts most of the time. Valentine's Day is no exception. Why go with the same ol' thing... chocolate is played out, flowers die and lingerie is a tough buy? But if your better half rides a motorcycle, women's gloves that fit just right could set you up for success! 


Topics: Womens motorcycle gloves

Women's Motorcycle Gloves: How To Choose the RIght Glove

Posted by Rhonda Hurwitz

Feb 12, 2015 11:27:00 AM

Finding Women's Motorcycle Gloves for Spring RIdingA discussion on our Facebook page pointed out just how frustrating it can be for woman riders to find the right gear.

It's 2015 ...

... but women STILL have trouble finding what they need.

What's a rider to do?


The Four Seasons of Motorcycle Riding

Posted by Jeff Maddox

Feb 10, 2015 9:38:00 AM


The_Four_Seasons_of_RidingDepending on where you live in this big world determines how we motorcyclists feel about the four seasons. You know, like spring, summer and fall. But what about winter? Living in the Midwest you can see the temperatures go from wanting to ride to getting to ride the same day. Sure, if you're a die-hard you can ride pretty much year-round, but for most motorcyclists this is the time of year you're not looking for a curvy road - you're looking for the battery tender depending on where you live in this big world determines how we motorcyclists feel about the four seasons.


Topics: Motorcycle riders

4 Ways to Beat the Winter Biker Blues

Posted by Dan Moyle

Feb 5, 2015 4:26:00 PM


For motorcycle enthusiasts - bikers - the winter blues set in right about the same time we put away the bike for the last time and hook up the trickle charger. It doesn't take long to miss the open road. So what do we do? We start to dream about the curves, think about the wind and our right hand starts to twitch & twist a bit. 

Winter doesn't have to hurt. Here are a few ways to beat those winter biker blues.


Topics: All Season Motorcycle Gloves

What Makes the Best Motorcycle Riding Gloves? Riders Weigh In.

Posted by Rhonda Hurwitz

Dec 26, 2014 1:17:00 PM


To get inspiration for our newest glove styles, we don’t have to look far.

Your letters, emails and product reviews are GOLD for a small, family owned company like ours. When we want to update our current styles and make the best motorcycle riding glove, we don’t have a huge development laboratory or legions of scientists and designers …

We have something better.  YOU.


6 Tips to Help You Choose Great Cold Weather Motorcycle Gloves

Posted by Rhonda Hurwitz

Dec 19, 2014 11:01:00 AM



Winter riders are a hardy bunch. Still, the right gear is key to a comfortable ride.

Funny thing is, when it comes to cold weather gloves, riders sometimes try to improvise. Recently someone in a riding forum said he wore scuba gloves while riding his bike. Why would anyone want to do that?

Good cold weather motorcycle gloves aren't hard to find. And you don't have to spend a fortune, to keep hands warm and comfortable  ... especially when you know what to look for.

  • Choose moderately priced, high quality gear that will protect you from wind, wet, and cold.

  • Choose it well, and it will keep you warm even in extreme cold conditions.

  • Take care of it, and it will last you a good long time. 

Here are 6 things you need to know before buying winter riding gloves. Leave the scuba gear at home!


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