5 Tips for Short Riders Handling Tall and Big Motorcycles

This is a great article for anyone vertically challenged and intimidated riding a bike that is tall.  Hope this article helps some gain confidence as I have over the years.  Riding tall is all about being mindful of where you ride, angles and trusting the fact you don’t need 2 feet flat on the ground.  […]

Summer Riding Tips | STREET SAVVY Beating the Summer Bummer: Don’t Get Tourist Trapped!

By Jerry Smith  July 21, 2014 Link to original POST click HERE I learned using ball field or farm sprinklers not the best idea. There could be fertilizer in the spray. In this case I was OK cooling off…but there are better ways when temps reach 114 F

Inexpensive Safety Farkle – It’s good to be Seen

I got these new LED signal inserts for my 2013 BMW F800GS.  I feel the need to deck my bike in LED lights wherever I can.  Presently, I have a LED low beam which has been really great and bright.  My AUX LED on steroids, and now LED signals using inserts.

Long Live New York

The animated short film “Long Live New York”, directed by 2014 Oscar-winner Laurent Witz, aims to ignite a movement in New York. It aims to inspire New Yorkers to step-up to help other New Yorkers, and ultimately ensure New York stays strong. Register as a donor in your local area~save a life or two

Drive Chain Maintenance | DRIVE TIME

I use an old tooth-brush to help with my cleaning of the chain…at times I do wish I had a shaft.  I upgraded recently as I did on my BMW F650GS to a DID gold chain and this helps with corrosion especially in my area where I live and seems to last longer than the […]

“If you’re going through Hell, keep going.” – Solo X Country 2014

Departure date May 17, 2014 for 30 days. Plan – Vancouver, BC to North Carolina to Long Island, Upstate New York and back. Don’t know the route yet. LINK TO my Ride Report on ADV Rider Forum Click HERE SPOT Live Tracking Page I have done quite a few big RR’s and smaller one’s but […]

What To Do When The Police Pull You Over

I think this is an entertaining, sort of funny and somewhat useful article….and BTW..not all cops are guys and not all riders are male as well…;-) By Wes Siler SOURCE:  RideApart There you are, minding your own business, doing 10 mph over the speed limit, when Johnny Law pulls out for a bit of revenue gathering. Being the […]

What Common Bike Breakdowns Feel Like

I love RideApart and their great articles we all can learn from….please visit their web site there is so much to read and learn about…. February 7, 2014 By Wes Siler There you are, riding along, not a care in the world, when your bike starts feeling funny. What does it mean? Here’s what common bike […]

Touring Tip: Risk of Winter Riding

Be Aware and be smart Jan 10, 2014  by Jim Parks We’ve recently been caught in the grip of a particularly cold blast of winter weather. So it bears repeating, from a previous Touring Tip, some of the additional risks of riding in cold weather. Here are seven worth keeping in mind:

Obstacles In The Road

I think the craziest obstacle I have been hit with was a bird, not so crazy but scared the crap out of me and I felt terrible….on the road itself??? A garbage bag full of what I think were dirty diapers.  So, nothing totally out of the ordinary lol.  What about you? HFL – December […]

Simple: Rock the Gear

I think this video says it all….a message worth repeating over and over.

Are you a NOOB?

 SOURCE:  RIDEAPART Biker n00b: “Wait, you chose to wear a neon colored jacket?” 1. You choose your helmet based on your motorcycle. You’d love to wear a full-face, but only if borrowing a friend’s Honda CBR600RR, otherwise you stick to your Bell Custom 500, no matter the riding conditions, when riding your Bonneville. Sure, the […]

Top 25 Informative Maps That Teach Us Something Uniquely Different About the World

SOURCE:  My Modern Met Population of Southeast Asia Compared to the Rest of the World Maps can be great guides for more than just finding routes for traveling. They often provide insight on the rest of the world. Taking a look at certain maps can be incredibly informative, especially when comparing the standing of countries […]

Try the 52 week money challenge for 2014

Posted on January 3, 2013 by savi1603 Source:  Saving A Buck I know that many of us struggle to save throughout the year. Try this challenge to save week by week and let me know how you are doing. Try it in reverse…double up every few weeks you might  be surprised…

How To Manage Helmet Hair

I wish I had the time to write such smart articles that many can relate too.  This one for sure we all can….HELMET HEAD/HAIR. I attend many meetings, provide many educational in services and have to arrive at my destination looking somewhat “professional”.  Cheryl has short hair that takes her 2 seconds to fix when […]


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