According to mechanic, most of the time when dirt bikes require shop service, it’s because the owners failed to have scheduled maintenance done. In most cases, the basic upkeep required to keep the machines running in tip-top condition had been ...Read More »
Figures have recently revealed that motorcycle sales in Europe have increased dramatically in the past year. Despite only a marginal increase in the GDP of some European markets, and further decline in others, motorcycle sales have managed to buck the ...Read More »
Someone on the Toronto Moto Scooter Club Message Board asked “Should I buy a 2013 Chironex?” and my short answer was No. My long answer was a little less boring. Read it and then I’ll tell you why you should ...Read More »
Generally we like the feedback we get from the site. Unfortunately, we get some strange emails sent in sometimes too. Like the one that bicycle freak Michael K. sent us.
Michael has a website dedicated to his happiness of bicycle riding. This may or may not have something to do with why he can't seem to understand what skulls and wings have to do with motorcycling. He seemed to imply that the use of skulls and wings in the YouMotorcycle logo was "perhaps for your blog to appear "bad ass" enough to entice the "tattoo crowd"?"
Michael, the truth is about to set you free. Skulls and wings have as much to do with motorcycling, as squished manhood and one piece spandex unitards have to do with bicycling. In fact, skulls and wings have been tied to motorcycling for generations already. Allow me to explain...
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 »
I'm glad to produce a website that benefits motorcyclists new and old. If YouMotorcycle has helped you, informed you, or at the very least, entertained you, then I'm a happy guy. You're welcome to share the posts with anyone you feel could also benefit from the site, or find your own way to make the world a better place.Read More »
Like most modern inventions, the development and history of the motorcycle has come a long way in a relatively short space of time. Although the basic design remains the same, its appearances, function and the way it’s used has changed dramatically. To indicate this development in this blog post, we look at a brief visual history of motorcycle design.Read More »
I used to think that using sex to sell motorcycles was my biggest motorcycle advertising pet peeve... but it turns out there's something I can't stand even more than that...Read More »
SOLD! Man I remember when I bought this place. I was 23 years old. Dad was still hanging on, if only for Mom’s sake. I thought I’d work at my first job out of university for a long time. I thought I’d ...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 »