Many of my fondest, most happiest moments have occurred while aboard a two wheeled steed, moving at speed down a smooth sheet of blacktop asphalt.  Warm air flowing past my face as the rising growl, “braaap”, or buzz of the engine drowns out all usual woes and cares.  The dotted, yellow center lines appearing to …

When it comes to choosing a first motorcycle many different options are available for consideration in matching up to your individual needs and wants.  It centers around personal preference so much, that really no one can tell you one particular choice is best for you, but good insight can be gained by listening to what …

There are two ways to approach the beginning of your biker days: one is to have all the gear ready before you buy your bike, and the other is to rush into your nearest biker store as soon as you’ve bought your bike and purchase the basics. Whichever way you do it, it’s important to …

You, Me, & 650cc’s: The Best Starter Bikes for Two-Up Riding So you’ve mastered the basics of riding alone on a motorcycle, and now you find yourself bringing along a partner. Riding two-up, colloquially known as having a Pillion, brings its own unique set of challenges. Not only are you responsible for your passengers safety, …

Do you remember those days when you were a kid and you pretended to be a mighty Viking? I mean, who didn’t have a Viking helmet and a sword? To me, that helmet was like a Holy Grail. Actually, it still is and I know that you feel the same way. Yes, we are all …

In this day and time, the helmets have become the most important equipment whenever you move on the roads by motorcycle. This equipment can protect you when you are felt down or prevent you from the rain or the wind which has the adverse effects on you during the process of driving the motorcycle. To …

In this day and time, the drag racing is quite different from the drag racing in the past. Whether on two wheels or four wheels, they still remain several significant differences. It is very difficult to find out the drag strip which is closed by the small local drag strips. This types of the drag …

About Snell Certification A motorcycle helmet is used for the safety of the bike riders. There have been many organizations in the world that set the parameters, whether the helmet can be used by the bike riders or not. A helmet has to undergo a series of tests in order to qualify for retail selling. …

Wearing a Motorcycle Helmet & Hair Problems Does Wearing a Motorcycle Helmet Cause Hair Loss? Regularly wearing a motorcycle helmet pulls on hairs, which over time may train the hair roots to move closer to the scalp surface. This is a process called “traction alopecia“, in which the hairs, typically towards the front of the …

Make a Darth Vader Helmet – A Step By Step Guide We all know who your favourite movie villain is-Darth Vader! He is big, dark, mysterious and powerful, and as such he is a part of our culture. It is difficult to find a person who does not instantly recognize his face (or rather, mask). …

Motorcycle Road Trip Planning – Tips, Advice & Best Practices Riding a motorcycle for a long distance requires thorough preparation to make sure that you stay safe and proper during your travel. If you are planning a backpacking trip, here are some tips to take for reference: 1. Protect yourself The indispensable thing for any …

Here’s How to Stop a Motorcycle Helmet Fogging Up It is irritating as driving in the cold, wet weather with a steamed up helmet glass which hinders your vision and poses threats to the riders. In case you are short sighted, the danger is doubled because fog makes your glasses blurred too. There are a …

Can You Make An Motorcycle Helmet Bulletproof and If So How Do You Do It? First Question – Are Motorcycle Helmets Bulletproof? Can a helmet stop a bullet? Let’s find out together! An avid Youtuber (by the name of Alex) put together this rather lovely video of you guessed it, him shooting a helmet to …

Step By Step Guide to Painting Your Motorcycle Helmet We hear all the time from beginner motorcycle riders that they won’t wear a helmet because they are ugly (don’t even get me started as to why that is about the dumbest reason I’ve ever heard for not wearing a motorcycle helmet). The reasoning goes that traditional …

Do Helmets Make Dandruff Worse? Sorry guys, but this is 100% true. In the same way wet, smelly socks can lead to Athlete’s foot, wearing a motorcycle helmet speeds up the fungal growth that causes dandruff by up to 30%. Dandruff is simply a reaction between oils and fungus on your scalp that cause irritation. …

There is no question that the helmet is the most important piece of safety equipment while you are traveling by motorcycle. For that reason, more and more people interested in choosing for themselves the right helmet that can meet all requirements about fashion, sample, material and the level of safety. If you are a fan …

Benefits Of DOT Certified Motorcycle Helmets When bike riders buy anything for their motorcycles, they are normally highly consider purchases, taking into account features, comfort, style and safety. This is especially true for motorcycle helmets, which are one of the most important purchases a motorcycle rider makes. There are many authorities and groups that are responsible for the …

How to Make Your Motorcycle Helmet More Attractive – Some Cool & Creative Ideas Buying a bike is like buying a car. People who are looking to buy bikes first need to check the different models that are available in the market. After taking a look at an assortment of bikes, it is important to choose …

How to Clean A Motorcycle Helmet For a true biker, a motorcycle helmet is as important as his or her motorcycle. The reality is that if a motorcycle helmet is not good enough then a fun Sunday morning ride can turn into a deadly experience pretty bloody quickly. While most beginner motorcycle riders know the importance of maintaining a motorcycle, …

Solo Motorcycling Tips & Advice For Beginners All alone on the road, only you and your bike, surrounded by nature, you’re looking for that beautiful horizon that awaits you, hearing only the engine humming… These are just a few things that will make you go for that solo trip on your motorcycle. Sometimes that isolation …

Why wearing a motorcycle helmet causes headaches and how to avoid them?   Why Wearing a Motorcycle Helmet Might Cause Headaches The cranial neuralgia headaches exhibit constant head pain that is usually experienced in the area that is under the pressure. This pain will tend to increase with time but will also disappear within an …

If you’re serious about riding, you should know how to push start a motorcycle. You will never know when you will encounter a dead battery or a dying starter motor, and you don’t want to get stuck in the middle of nowhere, do you? That’s why clutch-starting, push starting, bump starting, or roll starting a …

What is Considered High Mileage for a Motorcycle? If you’re in the market for a second-hand or used bike, then the question of ‘what is considered high miles on a motorcycle’ will probably be the first thing that comes to mind in terms of things to consider. You see lots of 18,000 mile bikes that are in …

Man is always on the quest to fly higher, build the biggest, or go faster than the competition. This is the reason why Bugatti built the Veyron and now the Chiron – the most powerful, most luxurious, and the fastest supercars ever to hit the streets. The same principle applies to liter bikes. So what is a liter …

Even if you’ve been on a hundred car road trips in your life you should realize that a long road trip on a motorcycle is much more demanding. You’ll get a lot more out of it and a motorcycle road trip gives you a much better sense of freedom than any car road trip could …

Let’s face it, taking your beloved motorbike to a garage and asking a bunch of strangers to fix or service it is never desirable. Unless you’re confident in the garage’s abilities and know they have a track record of awesome care and service, you’ll always be taking something of a gamble. This is particularly frustrating …

  Must Have Tools to Maintain Your Motorcycle Before I owned a motorcycle I was mechanically inept. A great example of this is I didn’t realize that you needed to change your engine oil at regular intervals. This led to me burning up all the oil in my 1989 Chevy Suburban and destroying the water …

How to Winterize Your Motorcycle As the Starks from Game of Thrones like to say… “Winter is coming.” If you live in a place like California or Florida, you may still be able to ride in the winter if you don’t mind dealing with the occasional rainstorm. For most of us that live in a place …

Great Motorcycle Resources for Beginners There are lots of resources out there for new riders. On this page I’m going to list things I’ve used a lot in my motorcycle journey. Some of them will be places to buy gear, instagram accounts I follow, some of the best products I really like, and even cool …

Motorcycle Reserve Fuel Switch Guide So you’re cruising down the freeway and all the sudden your motorcycle starts to lose power. It’s still chugging chugging chugging along until finally you are forced to pull over and the motorcycle dies. We have ALL been there before, and the lucky ones of us know that it’s a …