5 Tips On Buying A Used Motorcycle

Doubled Up Touring Bike

New motorcycles often get all the attention when it comes to purchasing a ride, but sometimes owners want to save some money on a used bike and use the rest they saved on motorcycle gear. It all depends on the rider, but there are plenty of you out there who might be looking for some […]

Tips On How To Maintain Motorcycle Tires

Street Bike Rider

Motorcycle tire maintenance is an important aspect to owning a bike, and neglecting your wheels could not only put your ride in danger, but yourself as well. Each tire has its own specific needs and maintenance requirements. It’s up to you to make sure your tires are in the best condition for the safest ride. […]

Tips On How To Get The Best Rate For Motorcycle Insurance


Once you have found the motorcycle that’s perfect for you, the next step should always be to insure your ride. Unlike passenger vehicles, a motorcycle can suffer severe damage even in a mild accident or spill. Additionally, several motorcycle companies did not start instituting fork locks until quite recently, which makes several older models prone […]

Choosing The Right Motorcycle Jacket: Tips And Recommendations

Blue Honda Gold Wing

When most people think of a classic motorcycle jacket, usually the image of a black leather piece of gear comes to mind. However, nowadays motorcycle gear comes in just about any color imaginable, and jackets are made from various types of materials to ensure comfort and still look stylish. There are literally thousands of motorcycle jackets […]

Icon 1000 Prep Boots Hit The Market

Icon One Thousand Prep Boots Title

The Icon 1000 motorcycle gear apparel line continues to be at the forefront of high-quality and well-designed accessories for serious riders. Recently, Icon released its 1000 Prep Boots, which, much like the Icon 1000 full-hood jacket, these boots are made to last through any sort of climate. According to Motorcycle Gear, the 1000 Prep Boots […]

2014 Vespa 946 Channels Vintage Scooter Esthetics

2015 Vespa 946

The 2014 Vespa 946 certainly stands out among other scooters in the industry, primarily due to its high price tag. Believe it or not, the 946 goes for about $10,000, which might seem odd to think about a luxury scooter. Some people might argue that there’s no such thing as a luxury scooter, but Vespa 946 […]

Russian Startup Helmet Company Receives Grant To Improve Its Design

Livemap - Helmet With Built in GPS Navigation

The future of full-faced motorcycle helmets could be something out of science fiction novels, but a Russian startup is trying to get its futuristic gear on the market as soon as possible. According to Tech Crunch, the Russian-based company Livemap recently received a grant from the Russian government, totaling nearly $300,000, to  produce a full-faced motorcycle […]

Missouri Representative Wants To Partially Lift Motorcycle Helmet Law

Motorcycle Helmets

Across the nation motorcycle helmet laws are constantly being fought over, and the state of Missouri could be ready for a change in its law. According to The Associated Press, Missouri Rep. Shane Roden of Cedar Hill, a recently elected state official, said that one of his first plans of action is to limit that state’s motorcycle helmet […]

Motorcyclist Fatalities, Injuries Decline In 2013

Crashed Motorcycle

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the number of motorcyclists killed in traffic crashes declined by 6.4 percent from 2012 to 2013, and the number injured dropped 5.4 percent, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. In 2013, 4,668 motorcyclist fatalities were reported, down 318 from the 4,986 in 2012. Similarly, 88,000 “occupants” were reported to […]

Finding The Right Back Protector For Your Ride

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1M - Action

Whether you’re into sports-riding gear or standard motorcycle jackets, security and protection should still be at the top of the list. According to Cycle World, the majority of jackets and sports-riding gear comes with some sort of back-pad insert or spine armor that could be as simple as one layer of protective foam. However, to stay […]