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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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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: Missouri

Posted by Dan Moyle

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Missouri is filled with motorcycle roads that have a lot of rolling hills and unspoiled scenery. Riders can combine tourist attractions, hiking, camping, antique shops and more in The Show Me State. There are also world-class accommodations to enjoy between rides. Missouri is a state that has a little of everything. Here are some of the best routes in this area of the country.

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9 Tips for Riding a Motorcycle in the Rain

Posted by Tom Schwab

 Not every motorcycle rider enjoys inclement weather, but if you have to (or want to!) ride in the rain, there are certain things that make the miles easier and more comfortable. Follow these tips for riding a motorcycle in the rain and you’ll come out the other side of the storm with ease, though still rather wet.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes in Maryland

Posted by Dan Moyle

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Maryland may not be the largest state, but riders can actually section it off into five different regions. The eastern shore area is flat and has a lot of farmlands, but it also has beach access and nice, peaceful rides. The capital area gives you cultural and historical sites to stop and see. The central region has more hills and access to Chesapeake Bay as well as some urban centers like Baltimore. The southern area includes more historic sites as well as many nature preserves that are quite pristine. And the western portion of the state gives you mountains and beautiful lake scenes. You might want to decide between sections before you choose a route or travel between them as you please. Here are some of the best routes within the state.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes in Minnesota

Posted by Dan Moyle

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Minnesota has so many lakes it is hard to view them all in one trip. There are also river rapids, prairie lands, and some great roads. If you love the outdoors, Minnesota is a paradise of riding. It is best to plan a trip in the fall, spring or summer as the winter months can get rather cold and treacherous for motorcycle riders. Here are some of the best local routes in the state of Minnesota.

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