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For a Limited Time: Your Purchase Supports the Motorcycle Relief Project

For a Limited Time: Your Purchase Supports the Motorcycle Relief Project

What Is 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 is aRead more about For a Limited Time: Your Purchase Supports 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[…]

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

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

Whether you’re putting your bike away for the winter, military deployment, or a future project, storing it properly 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. Our service specialist,Read more about How To Prepare Your Motorcycle For Long-Term & Winter Storage[…]

Product Review: Interphone Tour Bluetooth Motorcycle Communicator

Product Review: Interphone Tour Bluetooth Motorcycle Communicator

Remember the old brick-sized cell phones with small briefcases for batteries? That’s kind of where motorcycle communicators used to be — large, clunky units with oversized push-to-talk buttons and limited functionality. In recent years, those communicators have gotten smaller, sleeker, and more powerful, with advanced features like voice command and smartphone apps. Best of all,Read more about Product Review: Interphone Tour Bluetooth Motorcycle Communicator[…]

Your Top 10 Summer Motorcycle Accessories- Plus Staff Favorites

Your Top 10 Summer Motorcycle Accessories- Plus Staff Favorites

We’ve rounded up some of the bestselling products in our lineup from this past May to July, to show you what our customers are loving the most this riding season. Comfort and storage space are top considerations, especially motorcycle luggage and ergonomic accessories. The number-one item is a perennial safety favorite: a loud, easy-to-install horn. We’veRead more about Your Top 10 Summer Motorcycle Accessories- Plus Staff Favorites[…]