As any motorcyclist will already know, one of the greatest perks that comes with owning your own motorcycle is the fact that the traditional concept of a holiday is never the same after you've leathered up and hit the road for the very first time. There are some magnificent routes in Europe which offer wonderful views and experiences. Here are a five of the best, with some additional hints and tips which could help you and your motorbike enjoy a fantastic get-away and see some of the most impressive offerings that Europe can provide.Read More »
Motorcycle jackets are commonly scattered around YouMotorcycle HQ. They decorate our home made jacket wall rack. They line the back of office chairs. Expensive motorcycle jackets and cheap ones alike, they are all a part of the furniture here. But the ...Read More »
Motorcycles inspire feelings of nostalgia, sentimentality and freedom from the restrictions of a normal life. The decision to sell a motorcycle is a hard one, but sometimes it's necessary to take that next step. If you're going to part with your favorite machine, make sure you get a fair price for it. Here's how to sell a motorcycle for as much money as you can get for it.Read More »
We've all taken our motorcycle rider training. A weekend spent riding, sunshine, the wind at your face, it's your first taste of the open road and life on two wheels. The motorcycle course (or motorcycle safety foundation course) takes you from a complete noobie to, for all intents and purposes, a "motorcyclist", over the span of one weekend. The only problem is that there's only so much you learning you can fit in one weekend.
Here are the Top 10 Things the MSF Course Doesn't Teach You.
We all know that motorcycle rides are good for the soul. After spending a few hours swooping around your favourite motorcycle roads, you’re an entirely new person. Your problems are smaller, your grin is broader, and all is right with ...Read More »
Buying a motorcycle is a big enough deal at the best of times. Usually, you’ll need to justify the investment to all kinds of people – starting with the bank manager, and finishing with your better half. But once that ...Read More »
Thinking of starting your own motorcycle business? Here are 10 tips for your start-up motorcycle business along with some numbers to help you succeed. Part 1: Before you get started Tip #1: Get experience Learn the business. A motorcycle aficionado doesn’t always ...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.
You should remember Karl Steinmeyer from previous YouMotorcycle contributions, How to Pull a Motorcycle Trailer – Tips from a Veteran, and Motorcycle Trailer: a Great Option for More Road Time. His latest project is BadassHelmetStore.com. Karl reviews and sells helmets for every motorcyclist out there, and he puts out, uh, infographics, of sorts, too!Read More »