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How To Install A Tail Tidy (Fender Eliminator) On A Motorcycle

How To Install A Tail Tidy (Fender Eliminator) On A Motorcycle

Try as they might, most motorcycle manufacturers have a hard time making the stock license plate assembly look good on sport and standard bikes. (Actually laws dictating lighting sizes, placement and visibility of the license plate have a big hand in this.) Maybe that’s why “tidying” up the rear fender is one of the firstRead more about How To Install A Tail Tidy (Fender Eliminator) On A Motorcycle[…]

Motorcycle Crash Bar Installation – Tips & Tricks From The Pros

Motorcycle Crash Bar Installation – Tips & Tricks From The Pros

Motorcycle crash bars are crucial equipment if you ride off-road, and they’ve even saved a street bike or two from calamity. At the least, they can help prevent minor damage from becoming expensive parts replacements; at best, they can keep the motorcycle operable so you can get to your destination. To learn more about howRead more about Motorcycle Crash Bar Installation – Tips & Tricks From The Pros[…]

How To Prepare Your Motorcycle For Long-Term & Winter Storage

How To Prepare Your Motorcycle For Long-Term & Winter Storage

Whenever you store your motorcycle for an extended period, a little TLC up front will save you time and money when it’s time to put that bike back on the road. Lots of motorcycle shops profit every spring from owners’ failure to prep their machines for the off-season. We recommend the following steps to prepareRead more about How To Prepare Your Motorcycle For Long-Term & Winter Storage[…]

What Is The Motorcycle Relief Project?

What Is The Motorcycle Relief Project?

Intro To The Motorcycle Relief Project? When we decided to sponsor Motorcycle Relief Project, we knew it was a well-meaning organization doing good work. But as we’ve gotten to know the founder, Tom Larson, along with some of the program’s alumni, we’ve found that the people involved and the service they provide are nothing short of amazing. Motorcycle Relief Project isRead more about What Is The Motorcycle Relief Project?[…]

9 Things You Need to Know About Motorcycle Dry Bags

9 Things You Need to Know About Motorcycle Dry Bags

These days, if I’m doing any kind of multi-day trip, I bring dry bags. You get the advantages of soft luggage – light weight and compact size – with the simplicity of having a single layer of weather protection (versus rain covers or separate waterproof liners). You never know what the road will bring, and dryRead more about 9 Things You Need to Know About Motorcycle Dry Bags[…]

Preparing for the Worst: Outfitting KLRs for the Motorcycle Adventure of a Lifetime

Preparing for the Worst: Outfitting KLRs for the Motorcycle Adventure of a Lifetime

You are planning to ride a motorcycle from frozen tundra to untamed jungle, covering nearly 20,000 miles in between. You will ride in darkness, in bitter cold, in sweltering heat, and through wilderness to reach the very end of the road on the South American continent. Why? Just to see if you can. This mightRead more about Preparing for the Worst: Outfitting KLRs for the Motorcycle Adventure of a Lifetime[…]

2016 Motorcycle Accessories Round Up – What’s New For 2017

2016 Motorcycle Accessories Round Up – What’s New For 2017

Even with temperatures dropping and snow hitting the ground, we’re always thinking about two wheel adventures! Where to go, what to wear, and how to outfit our bikes for the best possible ride. While we kick back with cocoa in front of the fireplace, we’re reflecting on all the great new products that came throughRead more about 2016 Motorcycle Accessories Round Up – What’s New For 2017[…]