Sure, there are millions of roadside toolkits out there for sale. They range from the low-quality and bulky (think Harbor Freight) to the ultra-expensive and not quite applicable (think Sharper Image). Honestly, making your own roadside toolkit is the perfect DIY situation. ...Read More »
Consider this your very own personal spring motorcycle to-do checklist. Follow these 5 simple maintenance suggestions and you'll be all ready to de-winterize your motorbike and get a nice smooth start to a sunny new season. Have a look!Read More »
If you’re curious what life’s like when I’m not writing for YouMotorcycle, this is it. For some, motorcycling is a method of transportation. It’s a way to get from Point A to Point B. For others, motorcycling is a sport, ...Read More »
Last week I denounced the belief that Indian is the #1 threat to Harley-Davidson. Their market share is too small, and their brand strength isn’t yet strong enough to be an immediate threat. This week I’m continuing the four part ...Read More »
Fog on your motorcycle helmet visor is not only annoying but can be a serious safety risk. A foggy helmet visor stops riders from seeing clearly, and slows down reaction time. Luckily, there are many anti-fog solutions, and they come in four main varieties. Depending on their formulas, anti-fog solutions offer either a temporary or permanent fix. In this Ultimate Guide to Stopping Helmet Visor Fogging, we’re going to explore the four different types of anti-fog solutions.Read More »
Wondering what the biggest threat to Harley-Davidson is? I'll give you a hint, it's not Indian. This four-part series by motorcycle industry expert (and former Harley-Davidson employee) tells you what's got Milwaukee feeling a little nervous.Read More »
Where did we go wrong this year? Where did we go right? And where the heck are we going from here?
Oh, and yes, that's a Ducati Panigale under the Christmas tree.
Wondering how to make a motorcycle seat? bikerMetric just did an awesome interview with Chris Chappell of TUFFSIDE, makers of handmade motorcycle seats. TUFFSIDE just shared a video on how their seats are made, perfect for anyone looking to buy a custom motorcycle seat. The video gives a pretty good overview of the time and love that is required to do it right. In the interview, Chris explains how his push for perfection led him to make a motorcycle seat for himself, and the praise it got led him to make seats for the asses of the masses.Read More »
So you just bought a vintage motorcycle, or someone else’s basket case project bike, or maybe it’s a low kilometer barn find. It was a steal of a deal, and you had to have it. You get home with your ...Read More »
Last month I shared my excitement about finding a Kick-Ass Cell Phone Mount and USB Charger for only $20 on Amazon. I finally took some time to install it, with a little help from my neighbor’s kid. Here are some thoughts ...Read More »