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Ladies! Learn to Ride

Ladies! Learn to Ride

I ran across this article today about why women should learn to ride. I don’t disagree with anything in the article, but some of the suggestions are pretty cut and dried. Sometimes things are more complicated than this. Among other things, the article discusses fear of riding. No one really likes to talk about this, […]

June 25, 2015 | By More
Why We Ride: A Must-See

Why We Ride: A Must-See

Why We Ride is a new film released this year, but you won’t find it in theaters. While the film was made to appeal to both riders and non-riders, if you ride, it is a must-see film. It delves into the lives of those who have made riding their life, in one form or another. […]

December 24, 2014 | By More
Motorcycle Racers Are Athletes?

Motorcycle Racers Are Athletes?

Of course they are. This subject came up as a result of a Bike Bandit article that asks the question Are Motorcycle Racers Really Professional Athletes? It points out that the stick-and-ball athletes don’t think so, but do they really understand what all is involved with going out week after week and getting beat up […]

December 17, 2014 | By More
Daytona Bike Week 2014

Daytona Bike Week 2014

Daytona Bike week is coming up. If you haven’t booked your stay or planned your trip by now, you’d better get on that. The official site has a calendar of events, information on accommodations, restaurants, vendors and the like. And, you can enter to win the “Official” Bike Week 2014 Motorcycle. What are you waiting […]

January 20, 2014 | By More
Progressive International Motorcycle Shows

Progressive International Motorcycle Shows

It’s that time again. The Progressive International Motorcycle Show season is in full swing. Here in Cleveland, this is one of many shows coming to the IX Center during the winter, keeping us occupied and spending, as if there isn’t enough to do here. For us, this is the highpoint of the winter. The holidays […]

January 16, 2014 | By More
It’s Almost Time to Winterize Your Bike

It’s Almost Time to Winterize Your Bike

Yes, it’s that time again. Time to get ready to winterize your bike. We ride as long as we can into the late fall, as weather permits of course. But eventually it has to be done. Here in Northeast Ohio, we add stabilizer to the tanks, put the bikes on a trickle chargermake sure they’re […]

October 26, 2012 | By More
Tsunami Sends Harley Across the Sea

Tsunami Sends Harley Across the Sea

Everyone remembers the tsunami that washed over Japan back in March of 2011. But now much of what it washed away is turning up on shores across the Pacific, nearly 18 million tons of it. One Canadian island beach was the recipient of a container housing a Harley-Davidson motorcycle belonging to a man in Yokoyama. […]

October 26, 2012 | By More
Look Ma, No Hands

Look Ma, No Hands

A man from Adrian, Michigan has trained himself to ride without using his hands. Yes, you read that right. He boasts a world record for no-hands riding and will attempt to beat it for charity, specifically the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research. Phil Comar, the No Hand Man, steers with his body, and […]

October 26, 2012 | By More
Law Tigers Mobile App for Motorcyclists

Law Tigers Mobile App for Motorcyclists

We all enjoy our bikes and riding, and although we don’t like to think about it, accidents do happen. It’s a good idea to have a cell phone with you to call for help in the event of an accident or even if you break down. Riding a motorcycle presents a unique set of problems […]

October 26, 2012 | By More
Motorcycle Drag Racer Loses Her Brakes

Motorcycle Drag Racer Loses Her Brakes

Angie Smith lost her brakes during a qualifying run at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio over the weekend. She kept going, over the sandtrap, and laid the bike down just before hitting a cornfield. When interviewed for television, she said she didn’t know what could be in the cornfield (stopped tractor?) so she made […]

July 9, 2012 | By More
Ditch the Bitch Seat

Ditch the Bitch Seat

I guess we upgrade everything now. The article link below is about a gal that was tired of being a passenger and decided to “upgrade the pavement”. Hey, it’s a lot of fun riding on the back of a motorcycle. You see ALL the scenery, smell all the smells, feel some wind (yeah, just some), […]

July 5, 2012 | By More
BAM: FREE Breakdown and Legal Assistance for Motorcyclists NATIONWIDE

BAM: FREE Breakdown and Legal Assistance for Motorcyclists NATIONWIDE

BAM, a network organized by Motorcycle Attorney Russ Brown over 30 years ago, is a nationwide network of bikers helping bikers. It boasts 1.5 million volunteer motorcyclists that can help you if you break down, anywhere in the country. It’s free to join, but they do ask that you volunteer to help another if called […]

June 20, 2012 | By More
Kill a Biker, Go to Jail

Kill a Biker, Go to Jail

Sounds good to me. Attorney Russ Brown is distributing stickers that proclaim “Kill a Biker, Go to Jail”. Brown has been protecting the rights of motorcyclists since 1975. There are also tips here for safe riding, information on BAM, Brown’s free-to-join network for assisting riders in distress. Need info while you’re out riding? There’s an […]

June 20, 2012 | By More
Ladies, Why Do You Ride What You Ride?

Ladies, Why Do You Ride What You Ride?

Ladies, you can have your say with this one, and there are some sample questions that you might like to answer. One gal is riding the Harley that she bought for her scoundrel of a husband before he started treating her abominably. He loved that bike more her so now she’s learning to ride it. […]

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Baja By Bike

Baja By Bike

Baja By Bike: Fishing the Desert from the Back of a Motorcycle By Nate Matthews Riding in the desert does bad things to your body, and worse things to your motorcycle. Here’s how to prepare for an offroad adventure. Read more…  

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The Measure of Motorcycles’ MPG

The Measure of Motorcycles’ MPG

There’s no standardized test for bikes’ fuel economy, so where are figures coming from? Is this just more backwards hype? We all know that motorcycles are already fuel efficient, but on the other hand, the majority of riders, according to one study, do not buy motorcycles for their fuel economy. So what’s the deal? Read […]

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Motorcycle Industry Council & Associations Participate in Study …

Motorcycle Industry Council & Associations Participate in Study …

Economic Impact of Motorcycles Want to do your part to help the economy? Keep riding! That's right. Well, outdoor recreation spending was upwards of 6-1/2 millions dollars in 2011. The article mentioned below is from Motorcylist Online, the web version of Motorcyclist Magazine. Check it out. Motorcycle Industry Council & Associations Participate in Study … […]

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AMA Alerting Members To Inflammatory Article That "Twists Facts …

AMA Alerting Members To Inflammatory Article That "Twists Facts …

More Misleading News About Riding Apparently there's an article claiming that motorcycle fatalities are on the rise, but it doesn't tell the whole story. In addition, the author claims that motorcycle education does no good and further fails to mention the findings of the Hurt Report in 1981. AMA Alerting Members To Inflammatory Article That […]

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