50 States Ranked for Highest Motorcycle Ownership


By Blake Bos February 16, 2014  SOURCE: Fool.com As of the most recent report by the Department of Transportation, there were 8,410,255 motorcycles registered in the United States by private citizens and commercial organizations in 2011. To put this staggering number into perceptive, out of every 36 people you meet in the U.S., one of them […]

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 […]

One HELL of a Woman!


Interview with Voni Glaves: Her Million Miles of Smiles Read the original article at RoadRUNNER Jan 24, 2014 by Jim Parks  RR: What first interested you in riding motorcycles?

First UK ride: Suzuki V-Strom 1000 review


Thanks George as always for sending me this link…interesting review, seems pretty honest to me. Suzuki’s new adventure-tourer is good but feels more the product of sales strategy than any desire to outclass the competition Posted: 14 January 2014 by Steve Farrell Panniers were removed around town for filtering

Video To Watch: Aether Chasing Winter


Great video, great advertisement for Aether Gear…nice gear BTW… By RideApart Staff We’ve been a big fan of Aether’s jackets ever since they came on our radar. Why? Because they push function and aesthetics equally and do it better than almost anyone else in the gear business. We also love a good riding video as […]

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 […]

A Day At Home


For your viewing pleasure.  Go WIDE screen, sit back and enjoy this really amazing video! 😉 from Chris Hollis ‘A Day at Home’. A digital short showcasing Chris Hollis enjoying some downtime and a free-ride through the outskirts of his hometown, Port Macquarie NSW Australia. At 29, Hollis has established himself as one of Australia’s […]

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 […]

Harley-Davidson study: Women who ride are happier, more fulfilled


Not sure how “scientific” this study was but I believe it’s common sense that females are happy when riding…are they more “fulfilled” than women who don’t ride…again not sure how surveying 1000+ riders and non riders proves anything but good on Harley for planting the seed.  Source:  Los Angeles Times By Charles Fleming December 27, […]

Crash Outtakes from AltRider’s 2013 BMW R 1200 GS W


Not only is Jeremy the owner of AltRider but he is one hell of a rider.  Watch this video and see the new WC BMW 1200 take a tumble but more importantly see how the new crash bars AltRider has developed for this bike protects the fairing.  So….Jeremy and Erik where are the uppers for […]

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 […]

2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 ABS – First Ride


I think this bike will be a hit and find its way into the ADV market place.  Just seems like a whole lot of bike for the price and will make to non hard-core off-road rider very happy.   Perhaps just a great overall everyday ADV bike 😉 SOURCE:  Cycle World The adventure doesn’t really begin, […]

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 […]

Motorcycles Can Legally Run Red Lights In These States


Scott Olson/Getty Images Penny Gusner, CarInsurance.com Ever been stuck at a traffic light that takes an excruciating amount of time — what feels like hours — to turn green?Imagine that as a daily occurrence. That is what it’s like for some motorcyclists due to sensors at some intersections that don’t recognize when lightweight vehicles arrive. […]