“When is the best time to buy a motorcycle?” – it’s a question I get, a lot. After working for a number of years in and out of motorcycle industry, it makes sense my friends would ask me. So let me ...Read More »
Everything you need to know to save money riding your motorcycle.
No one said it would be cheap,
but who says it has to be expensive?
"My motorcycle won't start!" Ask the phone-jockey of your local motorcycle shop or dealership how many times a day they hear that. While motorcycles are as different from one another as their riders are, there are some common trends as to why your motorcycle isn't starting or isn't working properly. Mechanics share their insight on what the most common reasons are for motorcycle problems and how to avoid them.
A good motorcycle mechanic is going to cost you around $90/hour. Instead of waiting to learn the hard way, read this and see the most common reasons a motorcycle ends up in the shop.
“What are the best websites for motorcyclists?” she asked me. She had been bitten by the bug. The bug that turns the average human into a motorcycle-obsessed freak, looking to learn as much valuable information about motorcycling as she could, ...Read More »
I’m a big fan of Capt. Crash Idaho. He makes some great, short, and informative motorcycle videos on YouTube, where he has over 6,000 subscribers. We’ve featured his videos on YouMotorcycle in the past, and we’re bringing him back for his most ...Read More »
Spencer sent in an email looking for help selling his motorcycle. He’s tried “everything” we listed in our How to Sell a Motorcycle post with no great success, likely due to it being dead of winter. We’re not giving up ...Read More »
For everyone who's ever wondered what type of music, or just what at all they should listen to on a motorcycle ride, this one's for you. We live in the information era, and there's so much more to listen to than just the radio or your favourite motorcycle songs.Read More »
I bet when you read the title you were expecting to read about bags, cargo nets, tie-down, and riding your motorcycle home with awkward weight distribution. You'll get none of that here. Sure. you can do a full week's groceries on a motorcycle, and I did that for years! This week I got lazy, or maybe just smart. You be the judge.Read More »
What makes a good motorcycle group ride group leader? Is it the fastest, the most experienced, the rider with the loudest pipes, flashiest apparel or brightest headlight …or is it just the obsessive/compulsive motorcyclist?Read More »
We got an email sent in to us about a demographic. Usually we don't bother with these kinds of advertisements, but this one actually struck us as pretty useful for those new to motorcycle group rides. Have a look at these hand signals for motorcyclists before you go out on your next group ride so you know how to communicate with your fellow riders, even without a motorcycle communication system.Read More »