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6 Things Every Motorcyclist Should Do in 2019

Ride More I know, this sounds cliche’ but it’s true. Spend more time on your motorcycle. You’ll become a better rider and undoubtedly enjoy yourself more than being in your cage. Don’t copp out on running errands or trips to the store because you have to haul stuff, if you don’t have saddlebags throw on [...]

By |2019-01-01T19:46:21+00:00January 1st, 2019|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles, News/Events Articles, Riding Tips, The Biker Guide|Tags: |5 Comments

Importance of having a good battery

I had a customer once that was on a ride from Canada to Vegas. He ended up spending his Las Vegas weekend in Butte, MT while his buddies rode on without him.  His vacation was ruined all because of a bad battery. It started with a call from a traveler on the road asking if we [...]

By |2018-12-31T13:43:11+00:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Riding Tips, Tech Tips, V-Twin|2 Comments

Does Heated Gear Work? Off the Rack and On the Road

 Starting as early as October here in South Dakota you could be in danger of losing your precious riding season due to bad weather, namely snow and freezing temps. This winter the snow came a bit early, then it left. Leaving dry pavement and cold air. Generally if there’s at least semi-dry pavement (or dirt [...]

By |2018-12-26T15:49:17+00:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: Editorial/Commentary Articles, Gear, Product Information, Reviews, Riding Tips|Comments Off on Does Heated Gear Work? Off the Rack and On the Road

Winter Survival Guide – How to Winterize your Motorcycle

Riding in the winter is not for everyone, most people are simply not willing to suffer through the unpleasant weather to take their bike out in less than favorable conditions but if you just have to get your bike out there are things you can do to make the ride safer and more comfortable.  Stay [...]

By |2018-12-10T15:57:27+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Gear, How-To Articles, Motorcycle Maintenance, Riding Tips|Comments Off on Winter Survival Guide – How to Winterize your Motorcycle

Rain Survival Guide – Motorcycle Tires, Gear, and Tips

Rain is tricky, you can be the most experienced rider and still be caught off guard by a damp road. You may never plan to ride in wet conditions, but the weather is unpredictable. You don't have to resort to Uber when the sky turns grey, and I know making that dreaded call to your wife, [...]

By |2018-10-19T17:32:02+00:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: Gear, Motorcycle Tires, Riding Tips, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Everything You Need to Bike Through the Desert

Ah, the desert. For nine months out of the year, it offers ideal weather free from rain (most of the time), snow (most of the time), and harsh cold temperatures. As idyllic as it sounds, riding your bike through the desert also comes with its own set of requirements. Here’s everything you need to know [...]

By |2017-01-26T11:01:24+00:00October 21st, 2016|Categories: Riding Tips, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Everything You Need to Bike Through the Desert

Seven Ways You Can Prepare for Cold Weather Riding

  For many riders throughout the country, Labor Day signifies a change in our riding habits. Granted, the really cold weather is still a few weeks or months out. It's not too early, though, to consider how to prepare for those changes. Here are seven ways you can ride more comfortably, and safely, during the [...]

By |2016-09-07T10:31:35+00:00September 7th, 2016|Categories: Riding Tips|1 Comment

Ten Great Places to Ride in the US

There is no shortage of great roads for motorcycle riding. While everyone has their favorite, we put together our list of ten great rides from coast to coast. Starting with the Pacific Coast Highway and ending in the Catskill Mountains, here's a look at what this great country has to offer. Pacific Coast Highway Whether [...]

By |2016-08-30T10:10:57+00:00August 30th, 2016|Categories: Riding Tips|2 Comments

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 [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Planning a Cross-Country Motorcycle Ride

There’s a reason several of our country’s oldest songs celebrate natural wonders—from mountains majesty to shining sea, America’s best features are the ones that often get buried by the habitual daily grind. Making the time to take in this natural splendor, though, is a worthy endeavor and one everyone should aspire to. Crossing America on [...]

By |2016-08-05T08:22:58+00:00August 5th, 2016|Categories: Riding Tips|Tags: |1 Comment