You’ve taken your motorcycle course, gotten your license, and have miles of experience in your mirrors. You’ve read all of the how-tos, the motorcycle safety tips and even the scooter safety tips but when it comes to motorcycles, do you know what NOT to do?Read More »
Fears of global warming, a double dip recession, and rising gas prices have many North Americans running away from the gas pumps. We're seeing a rising number of people parking (or selling) their cars and buying motorcycles as a more earth-friendly, convenient, affordable and fun method of transportation.
Before you rush to trade in your Suzuki SUV for a Suzuki SV, let's look at whether or not motorcycles are more environmentally friendly then cars.
Ashley was riding home on a quiet, empty street at 10 PM. Lights flashed. Whoop whoop. Whoop whoop. Time to pull over and get ready to take it, scumbag! Before I go any further there's something you should know about Ashley: She's an angel. She works hard hours helping kids that most people would cross the street to avoid even walking by. Obviously this young lady is a menace to society. Luckily Toronto's finest were on the scene.Read More »
User Submission: Al Wells shares his experience and offers advice on how to avoid road rage and traffic accidents.
Education is sometimes defined as a “planned experience, designed to bring about a change of behaviour.”
We are all teachers! Don't believe me? Check your self-talk the next time that idiot in the cage cuts you off! You will likely find yourself saying “I'll teach that ... .... a lesson” with some added colourful and graphic expletives that would make a sailor proud! Our imaginations then go into overtime to find some creative “plan of action” that will “bring about a change of behaviour” such as a heavy boot finding its way through the driver's side window.
Motorcyclists live a lifestyle far from the mainstream. We don’t hold the same set of values as everyone else. We don’t comply with society’s prescribed notions of acceptable norms and behaviours. In a world of cages, rules, and safety nets, we find ourselves a counter-culture all of our own. Whether we sweat in the dirt, shave seconds off at the track, stroll the boulevards, or spend hours in the shop creating a machine like no other, we’re all part of riding and her many subcultures.
A new documentary film, Flake and Flames, looks at the Kustom Kulture, one of our most colorful. The film looks at top artists and designers from around the world, and some of the hottest rides.
Write for a motorcycle blog! YouMotorcycle.com is recruiting and we need You! Calling all motorcyclists, bikers, two-wheel enthusiasts, speed demon and dirt devils. We need You! We’re looking for motorcycle reviews, pictures from motorcycle events, news, ride reports, modifications, and more. ...Read More »
Find links to other great resources for motorcyclists. Motorcycle Blogs FuzzyGalore – Much more than just a “GirlieMotorcycle Blog”. bikerMetric – The only online source of metric motorcycles, choppers, bobbers, and cafe racers. I-Want-To-Ride – New rider takes her first steps ...Read More »
Early yesterday morning the Toronto Star reported that a motorcyclist was riding southbound along Warden Ave. just after 4:00 PM when he struck a wire across the road. The wire was believed to be either fishing line or kite string. The man was rushed to St. Michael's hospital with life-threatening injuries.Read More »
KYMCO's Quannon 150cc motorcycle was the answer to those in need of a reliable, lightweight, beginner friendly motorcycle, that was actually sized for adults. While the Honda CBR-125R has been an excellent beginner machine, at anything over 5'9" it becomes a little tight, not to mention arguably "too light". That's where the Quannon comes in.Read More »
2003 marked the 100th Anniversary of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. As part of the centennial celebration the MoCo issued a year of special anniversary edition motorcycles. The legendary Sportster was one of them.Read More »