Tip to Tail Motorcycle Luggage: Installing a Tank and Tail Bag on a Sport Bike

Firstgear Laguna Mini Tank Bag

The reasons for people’s attraction to sport bikes are numerous, but the speed, performance, and sexy lines of these bikes seem to dominate most opinions. It’s safe to say the majority of riders don’t purchase a street bike or sport bike because they like to tour on them. That’s not to say you can’t take […]

Problem Solved: Installing a Motorcycle Sissybar bag when there’s no Sissybar


Motorcycle luggage comes in many shapes, styles, and mounting options. For cruiser motorcycle riders and Harley-Davidson owners one of the go-to pieces of motorcycle luggage is a sissybar bag. As you might expect, this type of bag can be secured to the motorcycle via the motorcycle sissybar/passenger backrest. Sissybar bags have either a Velcro or […]

Pack your Bags: How to Install Throw-over Style Motorcycle Saddlebags

Tour Master Coaster SL Saddlebags

Adding saddlebags to your motorcycle can give it a whole new look while also greatly expanding the usefulness of your bike. From a grocery getter to a long haul tourer, once you install a set of motorcycle saddlebags you’ll often spend much more time on your bike as the additional storage will open a new […]

Chaparral Motorsports Takes on Bicycle Sales


San Bernardino, CA – March 14, 2014 – Recognized as one of the largest powersports dealerships in the nation, Chaparral Motorsports is excited to announce it is growing once again and will now include bicycles amongst its already expansive line of product offerings. Chaparral plans to start selling bikes as well as bicycle accessories and […]

Pure Luxury: Lotus Motorcycles’ C-01

Lotus Motorcyles C-01

Just like car enthusiasts, motorcycle enthusiasts love looking at prototype machines and getting a glimpse into the creative minds of their favorite manufacturers or designers. The only thing better than a prototype model of a motorcycle or computer generated rendering is the real deal, which is exactly what we have here with the sleek and […]

Riders Beware: Law Maker Doesn’t Want You on the Roads


Motorcyclists and bike riders in Suffolk County beware! According to Suffolk County Legislator, Thomas Barraga, you are not welcome to partake in enjoying the roads in this area. “I have lived in West Islip most of my life and my personal feeling is that no one who lives in our hamlet or for that matter in […]

Motorcycle Preparedness: Six ways to Protect your Bike During Winter Hibernation

S100 Total Cycle Cleaner

When you’re a motorcycle enthusiast winter time often means sitting around waiting for the roads to clear up and the weather to break so you can finally get back in the saddle. That is, unless you’re one of the lucky ones who lives in a part of the country where you have the pleasure of […]

The Single Life: Polaris’ New Sportsman Ace


Take one part Polaris Sportsman and subtract one part Polaris RZR and you get the company’s newest off road machine the Sportsman Ace. With the single seat Sportsman Ace, Polaris is carving a new segment into the powersports off road market. A hybrid machine mixing the compact nimbleness and agility of a quad with the […]

Yamaha Factory Racing: 2014 Dakar Rally News

Yamaha Stage 12

Despres Takes Stage Win for Yamaha whilst Pain Goes Third Overall A great performance today by the Yamaha Factory Racing riders saw Cyril Despres take his second special stage victory of the 2014 Dakar Rally. Despres had moved into the lead of the special by the second checkpoint and moved into a neck and neck […]

Behind the Scenes: The Life of a Supercross Mechanic


Every kid who has ever thrown a leg over a dirt bike has had dreams of launching off that final jump with the checkered flag waving and crowd cheering as they fly across the finish line of a Supercross Championship. What you don’t hear about too often is the other side of the story. The […]