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Category: Motorcycle Tips

Are your motorcycle tires ready for riding?

When dawn breaks to clear, blue skies and warm golden sunshine, every motorcyclist is itching to ride. You know the feeling. You step outside in the morning on your way to work and breathe in that fresh air. There's an irresistible urge to leave the four-wheeler home and take the motorcycle. If you haven't ridden your bike in a while, your mind soon races with...

2022 motorcycle calendar of events

Rides and rallies are the perfect time to gather with those who share a passion for motorcycling. Enjoy these events and be sure to ask your riding crew and those at your motorcycle shop about other happenings where you live. Daytona Bike Week March 4–13, 2022 Daytona Beach, Florida http://www.officialbikeweek.com/ Arizona Bike Week—25th anniversary April 6–10, 2022 Scottsdale, Arizona http://www.azbikeweek.com Leesburg Bikefest April 21–24, 2022...

A motorcycle rider’s guide to Route 66

Route 66 looms large in the collective consciousness of American motorcyclists. Often referred to as America’s Main Street, it was an economic engine both before and after World War II. Though much of the original route was bypassed by the Eisenhower Interstate System in the 1950s, it lives on to this day, with long sections of pavement preserved and accessible to motorists and motorcycle riders...

Which type of motorcycle helmet is right for you?

While not all states require riders to sport a helmet on the road, we highly recommend making it part of your riding routine to protect yourself. But with all of the different helmets on the market, which one is right for you? Full-face helmets Full-face helmets are generally considered the safest option, as they offer the most head and neck coverage, and the integrated chin...

10 hand signals every motorcycle rider should know

Since motorcycles don’t have as many standard built-in signals as other vehicles, it’s often up to you to communicate through hand signals to tell other drivers—and the rest of your riding group—what your next move is. Here are 10 important hand signals to recognize, practice, and add to your riding repertoire. 1. Turn left or right Hold your left arm out straight at your side...