Yes, it is that time: spring. This can only mean motorcycle riders all across the north will be taking to the now snow-free roads and wearing out some tires once again. We recently examined how to get your bike up and at ‘em after winter, so now let’s take a brief, but vital look what you can do for yourself out on the road.… Read more
What are motorcycle lowering links? Let’s face it: sometimes, size matters. Those of us reasonably close to the six-foot mark have almost full carte blanche on the types of motorcycles we can fit. However, if you happen to miss out on the top half of the five-foot range, then there are many motorcycles out there that will be difficult, if not impossible for you to fit on without being on tiptoe.… Read more
It’s almost that time of the year that gets most riders in North America screaming, “Hallelujah!” Spring is only nine days away, which means (depending on where you live), it’s time to wake up your motorcycle from its Winter slumber. The first thing you want to do after removing your motorcycle cover and dusting off your bike, is prep it to get back into road-ready condition.… Read more
Silence may be golden, but the environment in which we ride our motorcycles isn’t necessarily so. As a consequence, motorcycle helmets have varying, but limited capabilities when it comes to making our rides quieter.
Helmet noise can either be the standard wind rush, or a whistle.… Read more
Why do motorcycle helmets expire? Unfortunately, nothing lasts forever. Like pretty much all items made by humans, they do have a limited shelf life. If you are lucky enough to go through your helmet’s lifespan without cutting it short due to an accident, your time with it is still limited.… Read more