Motorcycle MPGs

Looking for motorcycle MPGs? How many miles per gallon does your motorcycle burn? We have complied this comprehensive chart of motorcycle MPG ratings for US Miles Per Gallon (Combined) from NADA data. Motorcycle MPG Chart Model Year Manufacturer Model US mpg (Combined) BMW 2016 BMW G 650 GS 66 2015 BMW G 650 GS 66 […]

Buyer’s Guide: Casual Cruiser Gear for Everyday Wear

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We’ve seen it a hundred times now, the typical leather cruiser jacket with its stiff leather chassis, thick main zipper, and shiny studded buttons. It’s a classic look, one made famous by a pouting Marlon Brando and in The Wild One, but has been rehashed over and over by motorcycle jacket manufacturers for decades. Now […]

Hi-Viz Motorcycle Gear to Light Up the Night

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Motorcycle riding is a great activity and extremely affordable method of transportation, however, it’s not without its dangers–most notably not being seen by other motorists. Motorcycles are much smaller than most other vehicles on the road and therefore can easily get lost amongst a sea of other cars and trucks on the road or inattentive […]

Must Haves for the Cruiser Rider

No matter if its 200 miles or 2,000 miles, these items should be at the top of your motorcycle trip check list.

Are you heading out for a weekend ride on your Harley to the Laughlin River Run or planning a two week tour out to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally?  There are a few key items that every Harley or cruiser rider should carry with them when heading out on a motorcycle road trip. The items listed […]

Motorcycle Theft Prevention: Protecting Your Prized Possession

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According to a report released by the National Insurance Crime Bureau back in October 2015, the good news is that motorcycle thefts have decreased by 6% in 2014 compared to 2013 even though overall motorcycle sales increased by 4%. Even better news is that from 2011-2014 motorcycle thefts decreased by 8%. So while more motorcycles […]

Best Options for Riders Looking for Three-Wheel Motorcycles

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While trikes, or three-wheeled motorcycles, have been around for decades, they are currently experiencing a surge in popularity with manufactures such as Harley-Davidson, Can-Am, Polaris, and even Honda getting into the fray. It’s hard to pinpoint exactly why trikes are becoming a popular mode of transportation but one reason could be that they are more […]

Scrambled Egg: ChapMoto Cooks up a Tasty Bolt Scrambler

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When Star Motorcycles introduced the Star Bolt several years ago, the new model ticked off a lot of boxes on many motorcyclists’ wants and desires lists. The bike is nimble, lightweight, has great modern styling, and is easy for beginners to ride yet offers enough pep and aggression to keep veteran riders thoroughly entertained. The […]

The Stepson of Anarchy: Chaparral Motorsports’ Battle of the Bolts Build

Double up or strap on a travel bag, this R-Spec is ready for whatever.

This past fall, Star Motorcycles held a contest called Battle of the Bolts, in which Star Motorcycle dealers had the opportunity customize a stock Bolt or Bolt R-spec for a chance to win big prizes. The rules were pretty straight forward, basically you had to use at least $750 worth of Star parts and accessories, […]

2015 Holiday Gift Guide: A Little Something For Everyone And Every Budget

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Powersports enthusiasts can be kind of difficult to shop for, they either have everything they need or they have a very specific part or accessory in mind that they want/need. If you know nothing about motorcycles, ATVs, or UTVs, trying to shop for parts for someone in particular can be nearly be impossible unless you […]

My First Chopper: A Beginner’s Guide To Buying A Motorcycle

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Entering into the world of high torque and freeway freedom can be a little bit daunting if you’ve never owned a bike before. The following motorcycle buying guide offers some great questions to ask yourself before making the big purchase. 1) What Type Of Rider Are You? Be honest with yourself about your abilities. If your friend […]