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Motorcycles in the U.S. Military

Motorcycles in the U.S. Military The military has always used modern advancements in technology to gain the advantage. In the early 1900’s, America was leading the world in motorcycle technology. So, it’s no surprise that the U.S. Military has taken advantage of the speed and agility of our favorite two-wheel machines throughout history in wartime [...]

Road Hazards to Avoid on a Motorcycle

Road Hazards to Avoid on a Motorcycle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eL0Rtvlw8X8   When you are riding on two wheels, you have to be more aware of your surroundings than if you are driving a car. There are many hazards to look out for that could cause damage to you and your bike. 1. Gravel One of the [...]

By |2017-01-26T12:19:05+00:00October 24th, 2016|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles, How-To Articles|3 Comments

Why Fall is the Best Time to Ride

Why Fall is the Best Time to Ride Autumn is my favorite season to ride, hands down. There is something indescribably romantic about the cool, crisp air and the colorful trees. The combination of the wind in your face, the smells of fall, and the roar from your exhaust stimulate your senses. You can almost [...]

By |2017-01-26T12:39:27+00:00September 20th, 2016|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles|1 Comment

When Generations Collide

When Generations Collide I am on the younger side of the new generation of Harley riders. This weekend, I got to tag along on a ride with some old school bikers. It was really awesome to experience riding with guys who grew up when chopper culture was in its prime. I met the guys at [...]

By |2017-01-26T12:47:02+00:00September 14th, 2016|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on When Generations Collide

Protect Your Motorcycle and Yourself From Theft

It’s what keeps motorcycle owners up at night - theft. The idea of having your bike stolen is heart wrenching. Not only would you miss riding the open road for a few months, but you’d lose the motorcycle you’ve invested so much into. The hassle and pain of reporting the theft only adds insult to [...]

Roland Sands Design: The Making of the Brand

Roland Sands Design: The Making of the Brand I remember the very moment when I first wanted a Harley-Davidson Sportster. I was scrolling through #motorcycles on Instagram when I came across a photo of an Iron 883 equipped with a Roland Sands Design (RSD) Slant 2 into 1 Exhaust. I spent days obsessing over the [...]

The Myth of Multitasking

When did we lose our ability to focus on one thing at a time? Everywhere you look, you see people trying to do two or more things at once. Despite evidence to the contrary, 70 percent of people think of themselves as good at multitasking. Yet numerous studies tell us this simply is not true. [...]

The Harley Brake Investigation

Average riders put more thought into louder pipes than the maintenance of their motorcycle braking system. Loud pipes save lives. We published a post  about this controversy not too long ago. True or not, one thing about loud pipes is certain – the Feds aren’t interested in pipes that aren’t loud enough. The Harley Brake [...]

Top 12 Historic Female Riders, Part I

Editor’s Note: The following is the first in a four-part series showcasing 12 female riders with historic significance.

The 19th Amendment guaranteed Women would receive the same right to vote as men. The era between 1878 and when it was finally ratified in 1920 were tough on women everywhere, but for those who stood up for what they believed in and help prove, reveal or otherwise convince the majority of the citizens of the United States that women kick ass and deserve to have the same rights as men: We want to say thank you. As you read through this brief overview of important women in motorcycle history, some … Continue Reading

By |2016-07-12T15:06:45+00:00July 12th, 2016|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles|4 Comments

What Do Helmets Have To Do With Lane Splitting?

Courtesy Mercury News   Me: I think you guys in LA are crazy to lane split on these packed highways. Colleague: I think Texas bikers are crazy to not wear helmets. That was the beginning of an hour-long conversation, at the end of which we simply had to agree to disagree. And to [...]