Product Spotlight: ProTaper Micro Handlebars


Nearly a quarter century after ProTaper set the dirt bike industry on fire with its 1-1/8” taperwall handlebars the company is stoking the fire with its latest product. Hitting the other side of the spectrum from its oversize handlebars, this time ProTaper is all about going smaller and targeting peewee riders with its Micro Bars. […]

Go Ape Crazy: South Dakota Governor Pulls Down Ape Hanger Law


You can now fly your hands as high as you want while riding your motorcycle in South Dakota. State Governor, Dennis Daugaard, has signed off on Senate Bill 85 striking down SD codified law 32-20-3, which made it a petty offense to operate a motorcycle with handlebars that put the grips at or above shoulder […]

New Motorcycle Law Taking Hold in Texas Has Riders Furious


A motorcycle law in Texas requiring passenger footrests and handholds went into effect at the start of the New Year and has many motorcycle enthusiasts pretty upset. House Bill 3838, also known as Malorie’s law (named after 19 year old college student Malorie Bullock when she was killed in a motorcycle accident back in 2010), […]

Bar Swap: How to Measure Handlebars for your Harley

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There are two key factors you need to consider when swapping out the handlebars on your Harley-Davidson. First you need to choose a style then you need to figure out the bar dimensions you want/need. Determining the style can be somewhat of a daunting task as there are so many different styles to choose from […]

Life Behind Bars: Choosing a Handlebar Style for Your Harley


The stock Harley-Davidson handlebars serve their function fairly well—to comfortably fit the “average” rider and help them safely and securely operate their motorcycle. The problem is however, not everyone is the “average” rider with average body dimensions. Some people have longer torsos while others have shorter arms. Some people may not be able leave their […]

Power Up: Bikemaster 12-Volt Motorcycle Power Adapter and iPhone Charger


Motorcycle owners will often spend countless hours and hundreds if not thousands of dollars customizing their bike to make it look better, ride better, or be more comfortable. But sometimes it’s the simplest things that can make the biggest difference in the enjoyment and satisfaction you can get out of your motorcycle. One area that […]