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 […]

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 […]

Victory Announces Its First Ever Electric Motorcycle

2016 Victory Empulse TT

Victory recently unveiled its first-ever battery-powered motorcycle, the Empulse TT. For the most part, Victory Motorcycles has been a major manufacturer of cruiser-style motorcycles. However, their parent company recently bought the electric motorcycle manufacturer Brammo, and has adapted their design of the Empulse TT for the Victory brand. With that in mind, it isn’t too […]

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. […]

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 […]

5 Tips To Riding A Motorcycle Safely In City Traffic

City Street - Time Lapse

For motorcycle riders, there is a distinct difference between riding on suburban and urban roads. Upon entering a city, there are numerous factors riders have to pay attention to that are not nearly as common in smaller towns. At the same time, street bike riders shouldn’t let the big city scare them when it comes to riding. […]

5 Myths About Motorcycle Helmets

Honda Fury Rider

For some riders, there’s an opportunity to make a decision on whether or not to wear a motorcycle helmet. However, some riders in certain states are required to wear the protective gear. It’s also fairly common to receive a bunch of illogical answers when a motorcyclist who chooses to ride without a helmet is asked about […]