Maybe you’re fortunate enough to have ideal riding weather all year, but a vast majority of this country doesn’t share that luxury. Many riders know the painful withdrawal of winter storage. This winter has been especially brutal, which is going to make the arrival of spring that much sweeter. I do ride all year, but it is out of necessity. Winter riding is not fun to me, and I rarely… Read More
Unless you live far enough south, you’re probably not crazy enough to try to ride all year. I am one of those crazy few who rides through winter, but I only ride one of my motorcycles; I store the other one, as it isn’t suited for riding in the snow. Storing your motorcycle for winter is easier than you might think. Here are the basics to ensure your ride is… Read More
Motorcycle enthusiasts tend to be passionate about riding. If they love motorcycles so passionately, you would think they’d be easier to shop for. But, if you have someone on your holiday list that loves to ride, you probably know how hard it is to find that perfect, relevant, motorcycle-related gift. Even if you’re a fellow rider yourself, there is no accounting for taste when it comes to riding gear and… Read More
One question I have gotten many times since the start of track days is how to take care of your track gear, specifically your suit. Best answer is always follow your care label attached to the garment! This will always be the best practice in order to make sure that you do not ruin the item by using incorrect methods. Sometimes the labels are filled with a lot of symbols… Read More
Sure, the title seems a little ridiculous, but this was mind blowing to me: the ability to put on and take off your d-ring equipped motorcycle helmet without undoing the straps. Seriously. Check out the video from MCN and then try it and see what you think!
Most modern motorcycles have an interlock system built in to prevent you from riding off if the kickstand is down. For whatever reason, riders like to disable these. Maybe it’s because as soon as you click into gear, the bike kills itself and, (I’ve done this myself) it can be kinda embarrassing.
Here in Kansas City, the track day season is right around the corner. In two weeks we will, along with other local area sponsors, take in deep and stinging huffs of race gas, smoking tires, richly burning exhausts and plenty of screaming four-stroke engines thrown into corners at impossible lean angles and insurance-dropping speeds.