Rain Gear Guide: Stay Dry and Ride

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We like to joke that there is no such thing as bad weather, just bad gear. Riding a motorcycle in a wet-t, a pair of soggy cotton jeans, water soaked leathers and boots full of water is not an optimal experience. With a few pieces of good gear, you can ride comfortably and dry through […]

10 Must Haves For Sturgis

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The mother of all motorcycle rallies is right around the corner, that means it’s time to start planning and packing for the majestic Black Hills. No matter if it’s your first trip or 21st trip to Sturgis, I put together this list of 10 essential items I think everyone should take with them. Ram Mount […]

How to Survive Riding a Motorcycle in a Heat Wave

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We’re approaching mid-July, the peak of summer, and it seems the sparks from the 4th of July have lit a fire in the skies above Southern California and Western Nevada. With a potential record-setting heat wave looming over the Western end of the country it can take a lot of will power to gear up […]

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 […]