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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes in Massachusetts

Posted by Dan Moyle

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Massachusetts gives riders a variety of route options that vary from heavily forested areas to mountain views. You can follow paths that take you to sandy beaches or those that allow you to enjoy bluffs. The state has plenty of hiking and camping opportunities as well as sightseeing and shopping areas. IT also has lovely historic landmarks to enjoy. Here are a few of the best routes in this state.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes in New Jersey

Posted by Dan Moyle

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 The Garden State has more scenic diversity than you might think for a state that is smaller than most. Riders get to see part of the Appalachian Mountains and other beautiful areas including Hudson River overlooks and column rock rises. With plenty of options, versatile riders who like a little of everything can find plenty in New Jersey. Here are some of the best local routes to enjoy.

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How to Reduce Motorcycle Vibrations

Posted by Tom Schwab

 Gel.pngIf you ride your motorcycle for any length of time, you might notice that the vibrations from the engine are causing hand numbness. There are a number of things you can do in order to prevent hand numbness. You will want to get a pair of Olympia 610 Anti-Vibe Adjustable Gel Gloves to increase your level of comfort and decrease hand numbness. You can also reduce the overall vibrations your bike’s engine puts out and here’s how.

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5 Reasons Serious Motorcycle Riders Need One Glove…Rain or Shine!

Posted by Tom Schwab

 black_l_glove_hand_on_throttle.pngIf you’re a serious motorcycle rider, you don’t care if it’s sunny or raining, you’re going to ride either way. But you don’t want to have to keep track of different gloves depending on the weather, right? You have bigger things to worry about! Instead of watching the weather channel to decide what to wear, spend more time on your motorcycle with the Olympia 4300 Gore-Tex Rain or Shine Gloves. Here are several reasons why one pair of gloves is the way to go!

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes in Michigan

Posted by Dan Moyle

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If you enjoy lake views when you ride, Michigan is a great option. The Great Lakes state has plenty of scenery with four of the five great lakes in its vicinity. It is picturesque and features thousands of miles of shorelines. There are also farms, wineries, mills and other items to enjoy. It is hard to know where to start when it comes to motorcycle routes in Michigan, but here are a few options.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes in Mississippi

Posted by Tom Schwab

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The motorcycle routes in Mississippi are varied and include lush forests, hills, valleys and the Gulf Coast. There are touristy areas and historical sites to enjoy along the way as well. Mississippi is generally warm, even in the winter months so you can ride you heart out until you need to eat or sleep. Here are a few of the best routes in this state.

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Winter Motorcycle Riding: Are Heated Gloves For You?

Posted by Dan Moyle

marilyn_winterIn this blog post, we set out to answer a very fundamental question:

What are the best motorcycle gloves to keep hands warm, for winter riders?

Lots of riders swear by their heated gloves. But we sell lots of insulated winter gloves, too, and hear from riders who are just as devoted to them.

In the end, it’s a personal decision, but we asked Marilyn Elmore Bragg to do a little research on the topic for you. Have a read.

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Best Snowmobile Riding Routes in New England

Posted by Tom Schwab

 

snowmobile_gloves_vs_snowmobile_mittens-360504-edited-059006-editedSnowmobiling is a popular winter sport in New England. Vacations are prevalent in the area as people travel from all over to enjoy the thousands of miles of groomed trails within the states in this region. The Island port area is Vermont is called the “snowmobile capital of New England,” though many from New Hampshire and Maine think their areas should retain that title instead. The region near the Canada border gives you intriguing rural views while Maine has some downright fun trails. To fully cover the area, look at the region by state and enjoy a trip to the area based on the region you most want to explore.

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Best Snowmobile Riding Routes in WI

Posted by Tom Schwab


snowmobile_gloves_vs_snowmobile_mittens-360504-edited-059006-editedRiding a snowmobile is something you can do on your own, with family, or with a group of friends. There are thousands of trails all over the country and if you love riding, you want to try them all! But when you are in Wisconsin, you feel like you have all of the beauty and trail options you could ever want. Here are a few of the best routes to try when riding snowmobiles in Wisconsin.

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Best Snowmobile Riding Routes in Minnesota

Posted by Tom Schwab

 

 

winter_tracks_in_snow_is_photoMinnesota is a winter wonderland during many of the winter months. That makes it the perfect spot for snowmobile riding. With more trails than you know what to do with, it has plenty of great opportunities for a fun ride. Whether you live in the area, or just want to visit for the winter fun, there are plenty of routes to enjoy within this snowy state! Here are a few of the best areas to visit.

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