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The Choice Is Yours: Sweat Or Bleed By Adeyemi Bennett – July 09, 2013 My COMMENTARY:  Most accidents end up in road rash or more seriously DE-gloving of the skin.  You don’t die right away.  You are treated like a burn victim sometimes days to months.  Skin grafts after skin grafts.  Worst case scenario you […]

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 […]

2014 Ural Gear-Up Sidecar Review


This bike has always intrigued me…. By Wes Siler    RideApart Until now, riding a Ural sidecar has been an exercise in survival. With engineering dating back to before the Second World War, things like performance, handling and braking were, in lieu of a clever analogy, just plain terrible. For the first time fitted with fuel-injection, […]

NOT SOLD IN AMERICA


Oh, America. Our predilection for fat cruisers and absurd sportbikes ensures that we miss out on some seriously wonderful motorcycles. Sometimes because they’re smaller than our overcompensation would bear, sometimes because we can justify spending over $20,000 on a boat anchor made in Milwaukee, but not half that on an 1980s style superbike fitted with […]

Don’t Ride Like a Bitch


Pretty good article written by a woman who rides as a passenger… Source: RideApart By Ashlee Goodwin When Wes isn’t cuddling Sean on a motorcycle, it’s my job. I recently putted a Honda Shadow around a parking lot at the veterans’ center long enough for the nice folks at the MSF to declare me fit […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The All-Important Motorcycle Wave


Hysterical article about the motorcycle wave ;-) November 20, 2013 By Jacob Moss It was August and I was riding a newly acquired Honda Rebel, my first motorcycle. Riding north on Mills Avenue in Claremont, California, a generously wide, two-lane road with a center turning lane, I saw a motorcycle in the distance riding toward […]

More Safety Advise from Someone Who Crashed


10 Things I’ve Learned From 10 Motorcycle Crashes October 25, 2013 By Wes Siler I’ve had a few motorcycle crashes in my time. Some have hurt me, some I’ve walked away from. I’d like to think each one has made me a smarter, safer rider. Hopefully, by sharing what I’ve learned, you can be too, […]

How To: Be an Expert at Commuting on a Motorcycle


Riding in Vancouver, BC almost 365 days a year we can agree that this article gives a great advise to being a successful commuter.  We always have waterproof gloves with us but even H20 proof gloves can pack it in on some days.  Back up gloves can save a life..we bring sometimes up to three […]

11 Tips for Riding Off-Road


I love the RideApart articles and this is another great one with some good advise! September 26, 2013 By Sean MacDonald Riding off-road is an incredible amount of fun. No cops, no speed limits and, if you fall down, there’s no pavement to hit. But, it’s also completely different to riding on the street. Whether […]

World Exclusive: 2015 Energica Ego Review — Italy’s Electric Superbike


Electric getting closer in development that masses would buy?  Range appears to be getting better, style options too…curious to see where this technology really ends up in the motorcycle world…we will keep watching and reading. Also see Motorcycle.com reviews..more pics.  CLICK HERE September 20, 2013 Source:  RideApart By Wes Siler   Following the release of […]

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