Advances in motorcycle technology improve the riding experience and make the roads a better place for everyone. From the latest safety breakthroughs to the just plain wacky, read on to learn about a few of the products you should have on your radar. Continue reading “Motorcycle tech: 3 products to have on your radar”
Odds are it’s not a conversation you have very often – but it should be.
Strength and conditioning training are essential for competitive riders, but getting in better shape helps you get the most out of your riding experience even if you’re not on a sport bike. Targeted exercises that build muscle in your legs, arms, chest and core improve your strength, mobility and endurance on the road. Continue reading “Why hitting the gym can make you a better rider”
Each August bikers from across the country flock to the tiny town of Sturgis, South Dakota, for the experience of a lifetime. The 77th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally kicks off on Friday, August 4, promising 10 days of live music, great food and endless open roads to explore. Read on for five interesting facts about the infamous rally. Continue reading “5 things you probably didn’t know about Sturgis Motorcycle Rally”
As the electric motorcycle market grows increasingly crowded, California-based Alta Motors aims to kick up production and distribution with the help of $27 million in new funding.
Alta’s Redshift Motocross and Supermoto models are powered by a custom “Alta Pack” lithium-ion battery. According to the manufacturer, it is the smallest and most energy dense battery pack in the transportation industry.
The street-legal Supermoto is described as “the ultimate urban commuter,” with a combined city and highway range of 50 miles and top speed of 80 mph. Continue reading “Electric motorcycle startup receives $27 million to boost production”
Imagine a town where everyone knows how to ride a motorcycle.
Where every person has experienced the joys and challenges of riding.
Where each of the residents understands the importance of sharing the road.
Sounds like a motorcyclist’s paradise, right? Continue reading “Turning Ryder into Riders: Harley-Davidson teaches entire town how to ride motorcycles”
There’s no better way to enjoy beautiful summer weather than to grab your bike and head out to one of Ohio’s many motorcycle events with a few buddies. Whether you’re into vintage motorcycles or stunt riding, this year’s schedule is packed with endless opportunities to make the most of riding season. Continue reading “Make the most of your summer – don’t miss these Ohio motorcycle events!”
You’ve probably heard the outdated theory that motorcycle helmets cause more severe head and neck injuries. You might even know a handful of riders who refuse to own a helmet and claim wearing one does more harm than good. Continue reading “5-Year Study Debunks Claims of Motorcycle Helmet Dangers”
No motorcyclist plans on being involved in a crash, but the unfortunate reality is that many of us will be at some point during our riding careers. Planning ahead for these types of incidents could help speed up your treatment or even save your life. Continue reading “In Case of Emergency: One item every motorcyclist should carry”
Maybe a careless driver made a left in front of you. Maybe you hit some loose gravel or debris in a sharp turn. Maybe you don’t even know how you ended up on the pavement. Regardless of how your motorcycle crash occurred, recovering from the incident can be physically, mentally and emotionally challenging. Continue reading “Getting back on your bike after a motorcycle crash”
American Motorcyclist Association’s annual Vintage Motorcycle Days returns to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course this July. Dubbed “vintage motorcycling’s biggest bash,” the event attracts tens of thousands of riders and enthusiasts to Lexington, Ohio, each year. The festival is family friendly, and kids 12 and under receive free admission. Continue reading “Don’t miss your chance to score discounted tickets to AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days!”