Alright lets talk glasses. Depending on what geographical location you call home your riding season might be dwindling to an end but, lets face it, sunglasses make an excellent stocking stuffer. You may not have heard of them before but ...Read More »
What is a motorcyclist's life worth? Our Russian friends vshleme made this video to show you dollar per dollar how much your life is worth.
Your life is worth a lot more than the nonchalance car drivers handle it with.
Heat can be much more of a problem for motorcyclists than just a matter of physical discomfort. Heat stroke can bring on dizziness, light-headedness, weakness, cramps, nausea, confusion, disorientation. It can even bring on seizures and knock you out. To make matters worse, heat stroke sneaks up on motorcyclists. Motorcyclists can keep bring their core temperature down the fastest by exposing the places they lose the most heat from to elements of coolness such as water or air.Read More »
I would like to introduce you to the UK-based company that offers a solution for those of us who's jacket vents don't provide enough airflow. Ventz offers a simple solution to cooling issues; a pair of hard plastic/rubber objects you slide into your jacket sleeves at the cuffs, that clip to your jacket to avoid falling out or sliding down.Read More »
As a supporter of both online and local motorcycle communities, online-only motorcycle websites make me cringe a little. “My dealer had it, but I bought it for $25 cheaper online.” How often have we heard these words come from the ...Read More »
“I think the passion to have fun when you ride is the most important thing.” – Valentino Rossi. Since 1972, Dainese, the producer of motorcycle gear and extreme sports wear, has been kicking ass in typical Italian fashion. Dainese’s been ...Read More »
I had three major issues with finding the right motorcycle goggle:
- I'm not picky, I'm just extremely selective. Extremely. Selective.
- I'm not cheap, I'm just very price sensitive. Very. Sensitive.
- I have an absurdly large nose. OK, it's not that bad, but still...
What makes a motorcycle vest? The patches earned at motorcycle rallies stitched to it? The insect anatomy speckling it at the end of a long ride? The thickness and quality of the leather cut? Is there more to it than just that?
What does your motorcycle vest even mean to you? Is it a lifestyle statement written out on a sheet of leather? A giant neon sign alerting the world there's a motorcyclist approaching from four and a half miles away? Is it a fashion statement for you? Does a brand name mean anything when we're talking about motorcycle vests?
A lot of questions rolled through my mind as I unpacked the Ed Hardy motorcycle vest sent to me by Motorcycle House. How did I really feel about this? It wasn't exactly something you'd see on Sons of Anarchy, but then again, maybe that was a good thing.
You get a lot of looks riding a motorcycle in a dress suit and your high top Converse chucks. I didn't always used to ride like this though, like many riders, I went through an ATGATT phase once. All The Gear, All The Time. That was a long time ago. One day I realized it went against all of the reasons I love riding.Read More »
Ultra Portable Cooking Options to Take with You on the Road
There's nothing better than hopping on your motorcycle and heading down the road for a long trip. Maybe you'll meet up with some biker friends. Maybe you'll drive across several states to see the sights. Maybe you'll just ride out and see where the road takes you.
While you'll need enough gear to keep you well-fed and well-clothed on the road, you don't want to become overloaded. After all, you chose your motorcycle for a reason. Fortunately, there are a number of ultra portable cooking options that meet both criteria. If you're heading out to a long rally or just want to take a road trip, consider some of these ultra portable cooking options to take with you on the road: