Understanding Motorcycle And ATV VINs

Why Your VIN Is Important

Why Your VIN Is Important In the U.S., all cars, trucks, motorcycles, ATVs and other motor vehicles used on the road require a Vehicle Identification Number, or VIN. Your motorcycle’s VIN might not necessarily be worth memorizing, but you should certainly know where to locate the number and what each digit means. VINs are important because […]

Harley-Davidson Sportster Suspension Upgraded For 2016

2016 Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight and Iron 883

Sportster Suspension Upgrades Brought By Popular Demand One of Harley-Davidson’s most prized motorcycles for both new and veteran riders is the Sportster. These motorcycles are commonly modified into café​ racers, street trackers and scramblers. Even though these bikes have been one of the manufacturer’s largest staple rides, Sportsters have been known to have less than desirable […]

2016 Harley-Davidson Lineup Arrives

2016 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra

Changes A Plenty For 2016 Harley-Davidson Models As the fall reaches closer, more motorcycle manufacturers are starting to announce their 2016 lineups. The newest company to make a splash for the coming year is Harley-Davidson with its newly updated motorcycles for the next riding season. Specifically, the American motorcycle giant had one thing in mind […]

Honda CB500F Recall Affects Many Other Models

Honda CB500F Recall

Honda is well-known for manufacturing automotive and motorcycle parts that can be used on the majority of its vehicles and across numerous model years. This makes Honda ideal for those who want to change out street bike parts at an affordable price. However, when a major recall occurs, the number of affected vehicles skyrockets due to […]

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Kicks Into Gear

Sturgis Harley-Davidson Riders

Touted as the nation’s largest motorcycle rally, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally transforms Sturgis, South Dakota, from a quiet town of less than 7,000 into a jam-packed event with almost half-a-million motorcycle enthusiasts. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis rally, which is expected to draw even more people. The motorcycle rally will last until Aug. […]

Harley-Davidson Recall Due To Saddlebag Problems

2014 Harley-Davidson Road King

In a recent announcement, Harley-Davidson said it would recall 185,272 cruisers that have motorcycle luggage systems with faulty saddlebags. The motorcycle manufacturer added in certain situations, the saddlebags can separate from their racks. In January 2015, Harley-Davidson began investigating the saddlebag issue with several warranty claims. There have been no reports of injuries or crashes […]

Polaris Q2 Sales Increase Among Paint Manufacturing Speculations


Polaris Industries Inc., which is responsible for the manufacture and sales of the Victory Motorcycles and Indian Motorcycle brands, recently released its second quarter earnings for 2015. The major motorcycle manufacturer said sales across the board grew by 57 percent compared to the second quarter of 2014. Sales figures reached $162 million for the second […]

5 Motorcycle Rallies You Don’t Want To Miss This Summer

Sturgis Cruisers

The summer months bring a lengthy list of activities and events for motorcyclists around the nation. Some events are popular enough to bring hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists, while others are hidden gems. Each event offers different exhibits, musical acts, retailers and styles of motorcycles. There’s nearly an event for every type of rider out […]

How To Deal With Motorcycle Road Rage: Part II

Freeway Rider

It’s easy to take things personally when people in cars push their road rage on you while you’re riding a motorcycle. However, you have to be smart when dealing with these situations or things can escalate quickly. You never know if the person is carrying a weapon and has the intent to physically hurt you, so it’s always […]

How To Deal With Motorcycle Road Rage: Part I

Road Rage Driver

Maybe road rage happens against motorcyclists because they look fast, can get up ahead of traffic or because they’re simply not in an enclosed vehicle, but angry drivers are everywhere. The most difficult thing for motorcyclists is defusing the situation. It’s never smart to get into an altercation with a person driving a four-wheeled vehicle because they […]