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ABS Slowly Makes Its Way To More Bikes

Since the report by the insurance industry in 2010, there have been more bikes released that come with anti-lock brakes (ABS) as standard feature.

Ducati Partners With Diesel To Create Biker-Inspired Fashion And Fashion-Inspired Motorcycles

Ducati recently announced the debut of the Monster Diesel motorcycle, a collaborative effort between the Italian bike company and the Diesel fashion brand. The new custom bike will be officially unveiled at Diesel stores in New York City, Rome and Tokyo-Shibuya alongside a new clothing collection from the designer. “The Monster Diesel, and the collection […]

Chaparral Motorsports Launches Initiative to Use Video to Enhance Customer Experience

Chaparral Motorsports is pleased to announce the launch of a new video section on its website that will help customers get the information they need on the motorcycle gear and accessories that the store offers. By going to video.chaparral-racing.com, customers gain access to dozens of videos covering a wide range of products, with more being […]

Helmet Communicator Buyer’s Guide

Helmet Communicator Buyer's Guide

Start with this question: With what, or whom do you want to communicate? That sounds obvious, but when considering a helmet communication system, you need to give this some careful consideration. Complete this sentence – I want to: Listen to my iPod without those uncomfortable earbuds and the white cords dangling from my helmet. Hear […]

Cold Weather Gear Buyer’s Guide

Cold Weather Gear Buyer's Guide

Prepare For Winter With Cold Weather Gear There is no bad weather – Just bad clothing. Even though I live in Southern California, I’ve ridden in a wide variety of weather conditions. Once, on a dual-sport ride in the mountains of south central Utah, I was surprised by a snowstorm – surprising because it was […]

Get Ready for Summer – Warm Weather Gear

There’s No Bad Weather. Just Bad Clothing. That’s a line I use when referring to my childhood spent enjoying Minnesota winters. It applies to summer weather, too. Especially for powersports enthusiasts. We love summer. We wait most of the year for the long hours of sunlight and the opportunity to enjoy our ATVs, UTVs, and […]

A Buyer’s Guide to Finding a Commuter Motorcycle

Gas prices have skyrocketed as of late, climbing above $4 per gallon in some parts of the country. Given this news, those who have a long commute each morning might be looking to save some money at the pump each month. Sure, many drivers are switching to small, fuel-efficient hatchbacks to combat the rising fuel […]

Motorcycle Battery Basics

The commercial use of the lead acid battery is over 100 years old. The same chemical principal that is being used to store energy in your battery of today, is basically the same as when our Great Grandparents used the first batteries on their original Ford Model T’s. What exactly is a motorcycle battery anyway? […]

A Buyer’s Guide to 1000cc Sportbikes

The motorcycling community is large and diverse, with various riders asking different things of their bike. Some prefer models suited for long road trips, some want a comfortable commuting bike, while others simply want a motorcycle that looks great -but for riders who favor performance above all else, nothing tops a 1000cc sportbike. For the […]