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Motorcycle Camping

Camping on your motorcycle gives you an opportunity to really see the world – up close and personal. However, it’s not like camping in your typical camper, RV or even supply-filled compact car. You have to learn to pack light and pack smart. If you’re really roughing it, you can simply bring a sleeping bag…

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Top 10 Reasons to Ride Your Motorcycle Instead of Your Car

Here are some reminders why to choose your motorcycle instead of your car: Motorcycles consume 55% less fuel per mile than cars. Since a lot of businesses have designated parking spots for motorcycles closer to the building and it’s a lot easier to squeak in smaller spaces, you’re in the door quicker. It’s a way…

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8 Tips for Painless Motorcycle Shipping

If you’re a motorcycle enthusiast, chances are there’s going to be some point in your life when you’re going to want to get a bike from point A to point B without busting your butt on a thousand-mile ride. Maybe you’re moving, and don’t want to risk your pride and joy getting squished and scratched…

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Motorcycle Trailer Rental

If you want to transport your bike across the state or across the country, renting a motorcycle trailer can be a good choice. Motorcycle trailer rental can offer a low-cost solution to transporting your bike, but it also can take longer – using up precious days of your trip or vacation. Motorcycle trailer rental is not the…

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Motorcycle Safety Courses: The Affordable Way To Save Your Life

Most cycle drivers don’t sign up for a motorcycle safety course. Let’s be realistic, no one driver could possibly know all they need to know about motorcycle safety. Take for example the recently injured Baton Rouge police chief. He was suddenly knocked unconscious in a motorcycle crash and will undergo surgery to repair his left…

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Motorcycle Clubs

Maybe it’s the roar of 100 – or 1000 engines on the road together, or maybe it’s the fun of seeing people you know week after week, but being part of a motorcycle club is, for many, a vital part of the motorcycle lifestyle experience. If you’re not in one, or you’re just looking to…

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Road in winter with snow cover and trees

Storing your motorcycle for winter?

For those that live in cold climates, that means your motorcycle will hibernate for the winter. If there is no motorcycle off-season where you live, then you will likely scan this article, chuckle, and then go for a ride while the rest of us are doing a bit of work in order to NOT ride…

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Bad Weather Motorcycle Riding Tips

If you’ve spent any time at all on a bike, chances are you’ve run into nasty weather at one time or another. Whether it’s a gentle rain, a crashing thunderstorm, or the wail of a tornado warning, how do you stay safe when there is bad weather on the road? Here are a few tips…

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Five Great Fall Motorcycle Rides

There’s a chill in the air that makes leathers feel great, and the crisp smell of falling leaves reminds us to make the most of every minute we have left to ride. Fall is one of the best times to ride here in the Midwest, but there’s other parts of the country that boast amazing…

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Keeping Kid’s Safe on a Motorcycle

You and your child can both safely enjoy the ride with proper protection and knowledge. By taking simple steps to ensure safety, you two will have a fun ride. A proper fit helmet. It might seem obvious that your child needs to wear a helmet, however, a proper fit is key. A loose helmet can fall…

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