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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: Oregon

Posted by Tom Schwab

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Motorcycle riders can enjoy everything from majestic shores to regal peaks within the Beaver State. Riders like taking in the Pacific Ocean waves and the beauty of the Cascade Mountains, among other things. The Columbia River basin gives breathtaking views while river canyons offer a completely different type of view. With all that and fun, hilly, twisty roads, riders have everything they could want all in one state. Here are some of the best routes to enjoy.

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7 Motorcycle Safety Myths

Posted by Tom Schwab

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Riding a motorcycle can feel absolutely liberating at times, but you need to be safe when you head out on the road. Throughout the years, several motorcycle safety myths have developed, and unfortunately,many riders continue to believe this misinformation. These myths have kept many people away frommotorcycles because they fell for these false stories and misinformation.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: Montana

Posted by Dan Moyle

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 Montana has some of the best motorcycle roads in the country. Big Sky Country has mountains, plains and everything in between. With Glacier National Park and Yellowstone, there are plenty of beautiful sites to enjoy. The roadside amenities are rather sparse so you’ll want to plan ahead when it comes to eating, sleeping and getting gas. Here are a few of the best routes in this state.

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6 Things the Right Motorcycle Gloves Can Do to Enhance Your Adventure

Posted by Tom Schwab

 

101.pngYou love your motorcycle rides and you never want them to end. Unfortunately, you have other commitments and you can’t ride all day every day. So you want every mile you spend on your bike to be the best possible adventure. When you find the right pair of motorcycle gloves, your ride is at its height. Here are just a few things the right gloves can do to make your rides better than ever.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: Nebraska

Posted by Dan Moyle

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If you enjoy prairie views, you’ll get plenty of them in the state of Nebraska. The elevation rises in the east and you get to see the Sand Hills in the north-central part of the state. For a lot of flat, open rides, Nebraska is the perfect location. Here are some of the best options in the state.

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7 Best Features of the Olympia 610 Adjustable Anti-Vibe Motorcycle Gloves

Posted by Tom Schwab

 

Gel.pngOnce you start to look at buying a new pair of motorcycle gloves, the styles and features all start to run together. It is hard to distinguish one from another. And what pair is best for your riding needs? There are a lot of options out there, but the Olympia 610 Adjustable Anti-Vibe Gloves are among the best on the market. Here are just a few of their best features.

 

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7 Features of Olympia Rain or Shine Motorcycle Gloves

Posted by Tom Schwab

 

Motorcycle_Route_New.pngYou know you need to wear motorcycle gloves every time you ride, but which of the multitudes on the market are right for you? Before you make a purchase, think about your riding style and needs and find the right pair. The Olympia 4300 Gore-Tex Rain or Shine Gloves have a number of features that makes them perfect for a variety of riders. Here are just a few of the best items.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes in Nevada

Posted by Dan Moyle

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Motorcyclists enjoy the dry air Nevada has to offer and the isolated mountain ranges are a treat as well. With the large tourist magnet of Las Vegas and the lovely river and desert views, Nevada has a lot to offer any rider. The weather is generally warm and dry all year long so there is no need to plan around seasons, though summer can be rather stifling with all the proper riding gear. Here are some of the best routes to enjoy in the state of Nevada.

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9 Tips for Long Motorcycle Rides

Posted by Dan Moyle

 

3_dudes_on_bikes.pngIf you love your motorcycle, the longer you ride, the better. But if you haven’t gone on a long ride before, you might be surprised at the challenges you face. Here are a few tips for long motorcycle rides in order to make the ride as pleasant as possible for as long as you want to ride.

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How Olympia Gloves saved my hands in a motorcycle fall.

Posted by Tom Schwab

 

Kenny_Quinn_470_Kangaroo_curved_Gloves_after_crash.jpgWhen you get on your motorcycle, you know the risks in the back of your mind. No matter how safe you ride, there are other drivers around you and you never know what can happen. But you ride anyway because you love it. Kenny Quinn is an automotive engineer at TESLA who uses his hands to work on a daily basis. He also loves his motorcycle. But when the unexpected happens, he’s grateful for the outcome.

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