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ADV Motorcycle Positioning – Tips, Tricks, & More

ADV Motorcycle Positioning – Tips, Tricks, & More

On the street, you can pretty much just sit where you are and things will be fine. Stopping, turning, and braking can all be accomplished from the saddle with very little change in your body position. Off-road, however, body positioning is the key to maintaining total control over your bike and avoiding falls. The firstRead more about ADV Motorcycle Positioning – Tips, Tricks, & More[…]

What Are Motorcycle Crash Bars & How Do They Work?

What Are Motorcycle Crash Bars & How Do They Work?

In just about any fight between your motorcycle and gravity, gravity will be the winner. That’s why well-designed motorcycle crash bars are must-have accessories if you ride off-road. They can’t protect your bike in every situation––some falls are just too extreme––but if they do their job well enough that you can still ride home, youRead more about What Are Motorcycle Crash Bars & How Do They Work?[…]

What Are The Best Gifts & Gift Ideas For Motorcyclists?

What Are The Best Gifts & Gift Ideas For Motorcyclists?

When it comes to motorcycle gifts, it is not always clear what kinds of accessories are good to give, and what ones you should avoid. This is especially true if you don’t ride yourself, or you want to surprise someone special with something awesome. This guide is designed to help you with your purchase, butRead more about What Are The Best Gifts & Gift Ideas For Motorcyclists?[…]

Motorcycle Accessories – What Windscreen Is Best For Your Africa Twin?

Motorcycle Accessories – What Windscreen Is Best For Your Africa Twin?

There are a lot of options available when it comes to windscreens. On a bike like the Africa Twin (or any other large ADV bike) it is important to understand how they differ – there’s more to it than big=better. In our latest video we take a look three of the most popular motorcycle windscreensRead more about Motorcycle Accessories – What Windscreen Is Best For Your Africa Twin?[…]

SW-MOTECH’s Street Rack Luggage Rack – Benefits & Overview

SW-MOTECH’s Street Rack Luggage Rack – Benefits & Overview

Having a street bike is a ton of fun. Carrying around luggage on one can be tricky. Enter the SW-MOTECH Street Rack. This versatile piece of hardware gives you the opportunity to add storage capacity in the form of soft luggage, hard top cases, or even tie down situations. It’s sleek looking and is designedRead more about SW-MOTECH’s Street Rack Luggage Rack – Benefits & Overview[…]

What Are The Must-Have Sport Touring Motorcycle Accessories?

What Are The Must-Have Sport Touring Motorcycle Accessories?

When sport touring on your motorcycle, there are a few things you always want to have with you. Here are some of our suggestions, but we want to keep adding to the list! What are we missing that you absolutely never take a trip without? Tools – You gotta have something with you ‘just inRead more about What Are The Must-Have Sport Touring Motorcycle Accessories?[…]

When To Oil, Clean, & Replace Your Motorcycle Chain

When To Oil, Clean, & Replace Your Motorcycle Chain

Motorcycle chains have a tendency to attract dirt. Some more than others. You should always lube/clean your chain if it looks dry or rusty, OR if it’s become a gooey oily mess. Remember, you can add too much lube, and this will just attract dirt. How To Clean Your Motorcycle Chain Use a brush andRead more about When To Oil, Clean, & Replace Your Motorcycle Chain[…]