Five Highly Anticipated Motorcycle Models This Year

Lovers of classic motorcycles will have reason to celebrate in 2014 with the launch of a brand new Indian. The bike is an upgraded version of the Indian Chief and will feature the timeless looks and skirted fenders that made the original a classic.

Another new bike for 2014 is the CTX from Honda. The initials represent comfort, technology and experience, and Honda are hoping to attract people new to motorcycles with a light touring machine that is basically a cross between a naked bike and a cruiser.

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Five Events for Motorcycle Riders to Attend This Year

Buying a motorcycle has been one of the best things I’ve ever done. Not only does it save money on gas, but it makes me feel so free and I love the wind blowing through my hair. I have been motorcycling for three years now and there are some great events that riders can attend. My favorites are Bike Week in Florida, Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom, Sturgis, Love Ride, and Biktoberfest.
The Bike Week in Florida gets the whole year started for bikers. It starts in March and because it is in Florida, the Read more…

Tips for Outfitting Your Motorcycle for City Riding

Vehicle owners who may be interested in upgrading or configuring their motorcycle in order to better meet the challenges and circumstances unique to city riding would do well to explore their options in greater detail. Educating yourself on the after-market parts, components and other resources that may be available to improve your motorcycle or riding experience may prove to be a very rewarding undertaking. Selecting the right purchases, equipment and options for your bike will ensure that you are able to enjoy the superior performance and handling needed to get the most Read more…

Before You Buy That Bike…

If you’re thinking of buying a chopper you’ve come to the right place! Our community’s all about fostering a love of the road. Once you’ve decided to buy a bike you’ve got some additional research to dohere are a few tips on getting started:
Choose Your Bike: You’ve got to know how you plan to ride. Do you prefer winding through mountain highways or are you more of an urban biker? Whether you want a Harley or a Honda will depend largely on what you’re using the bike for.
Get Safe: There’s nothing wrong with being new to owning a motorcycle but not knowing what you’re doing can make you one of the most dangerous things on the road. Ask a buddy or a trained professional to give you some lessons – riding a chopper is most certainly NOT like riding a regular bike.
Be Prepared: Accidents happen and being prepared is the first step in lessening their effects. Go to a site like shop-carinsurance.net/motorcycle-insurance.html to look into insurance for you, your bike and other motorists and invest in some quality safety gear, too. Be prepared.

The Best Motorcycles for Advanced Riders

Motorcycles have an image all their own. They really are just two wheels attached to a frame wrapped around an engine. But for the experienced rider, there is one style that stands in a class all by itself. The chopper with its long front forks and modified frame is unmistakable. Because there is no rear suspension and the frame extends from front to rear wheel, it can be a challenge to ride.

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Tips for Outfitting Your Motorcycle for All Weather Riding

You don’t want to be limited according to the weather for when you can and can’t ride your motorcycle. Here are some tips for dressing your bike for all weather riding.

The first tip is to add a windshield to your bike if it doesn’t already have one. This will help block the wind on windy days, stop the rain from pelting you in the face when it is coming down hard, and will keep bugs from splattering on you when you are riding during warmer weather.

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Tips for Outfitting Your Motorcycle for a Road Trip

The weather is nice, the bike is ready, and so are you for a nice long road trip. It is important to have all the needed items to make your trip fun and worry free. What are the essentials that you should take with you?
A helmet should be one of the first items that will be going on your motorcycle. State laws are all different and having a helmet with you will protect you from Read more…

The Best Motorcycles for Senior Riders

Riding motorcycles can be fun for people of any age, but as we grow older it becomes important to take our changing bodies into consideration. When looking to purchase a motorcycle, older riders will want to look at a few things that will make their ride more comfortable and keep them as safe as possible.

Senior riders are more likely to be comfortable with a lower seat. Getting on and off a motorcycle with a high seat may prove to be difficult. Some seats can be lowered as an Read more…

The Best Motorcycles for Young Riders

Finding the best bike for a young or inexperienced rider can be an issue of some debate. With a number of low end options that can offer the ease of operating a new rider needs in order to become more comfortable there are plenty of bikes to choose from. Finding one that best suits the needs of both the rider and the budget can be well worth the time and effort spent.

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The Best Motorcycles for New Riders

The best motorcycles for new riders tend to be bikes with small, easy to handle power output ranges and comfortable rider positions. Although new riders may be passionate about their dream bikes, they should log their first miles on beginner-friendly machines to gain valuable rider experience.

Choosing the right motorcycle depends largely on fit, and new riders should never overlook this aspect of bike selection. Sitting on a motorcycle, balancing it and reaching for the handlebars is Read more…