Alpinestars Releases Spring Collection

2013 Alpinestars Spring Collection

Alpinestars will celebrate 50 years of manufacturing motorcycle apparel this year, and as part of the anniversary, the brand is releasing a spring collection for riders to enjoy. The company, which began as a producer of skiing and hiking boots, entered the world of motorsports in 1965 with its first pair of motorcycle boots and has […]

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 […]

Technical Riding Gear Buyer’s Guide: The Science Of Klim

How Klim Uses Superior Engineering To Build The World’s Most Technically Advanced Gear Off-road, dual-sport and adventure riding is blessed and simultaneously cursed with a wide range of terrain, weather, logistic and other potentially life-threatening conditions. For a sport that is more about where you can go than how to get there, off-road adventure riding […]

Motorcycle Exhaust System Buyer’s Guide

The most common aftermarket upgrade in the motorcycle community is swapping out exhaust pipes. It might not seem like a radical change, but this small step can have a huge effect on just about every aspect of your bike. In the performance department, you can improve both acceleration and fuel economy with a new exhaust […]

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 […]

Find The Perfect Adventure Touring Motorcycle

Motorcycles are typically grouped into categories that focus on a particular riding style. For example, sport bikes are tuned for performance, while touring bikes are meant for long journeys. Dirt bikes can handle any type of off-road environment, while street bikes and cruisers are all about tearing up the pavement. For the uninitiated, this breakdown […]

Find The Perfect Touring Motorcycle

One of the major advantages of owning a motorcycle is freedom. There’s nothing like hitting the open road, breathing in the fresh air and heading out to explore this great country. A road trip across America is a time-honored tradition among the motorcycle community and one that every self-respecting bike fan will want to try […]