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Why Kevlar Is The Most Awesome Fabric On Earth

Kevlar is a synthetic fiber developed by DuPont, which is a high strength material used in product like ropes, racing sales and body armor. It can withstand high impacts and can stop bullets when used for body armor. The strength it withholds comes from its internal structure and strong bonds that can endure many hours of rough use. The Kevlar is most commonly identified in the body armor that is readily available to military and security forces as well as to the public.

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How to Safely Use Jumper Cables on a Motorcycle

The Mid-Day Jump-Start

One of the most basic parts of motorcycle ownership is caring for the battery. At the same time, we need to work with it so seldom that it's easy to forget some of the basics. In particular, many people quickly forget how to properly and safely use jumper cables. At most most of us will only need to use them once in any given handful of years. That's just enough time for anyone to get a little fuzzy on the details. So, how should one properly use jumper cables?

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5 Steps for Shopping for a Motorcycle Cargo Trailer

Motorcycle Trailer Couple

If you are a first-time buyer, a look at the hundreds of motorcycle trailer models on the market is likely to make your head spin. How large a model should you buy? What kind of construction makes for the best trailering experience? Is a trailer likely to catch the wind and slow you down? These are all valid questions. Here’s a quick rundown of the five most important points to keep in mind while looking through trailers for sale.

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How Do Reflective Signs Work?

610 Reflective Sign

Have you noticed how popular reflective signs are? All types of industry use them from construction to road traffic safety, and these days we tend to take them for granted. However, have you ever actually wondered how they work? The most common perception is they use mirror type technology, but that’s not the case especially where road safety is concerned.

You see if you were to use mirror type technology you wouldn’t actually see the image of a road sign reflect back at you, and that certainly wouldn’t help in terms of safety! In the following few words, we aim to explain in simple terms how different types of reflective signs work.

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Adventures of a Woman Motorcyclist, Summer 2012

MISSRIDER Conquers Central America

My 15,000 mile/24,140 km ride to Central America was full of excitement and hardship. From the accidents to the good times, it was an amazing trip overall. Along the way I encountered bugs, cows, monkeys, machetes, donkeys, volcanoes, coconuts, mountains and much more. It was a hell of a ride from Boston Massachusetts to the Panama Canal and back alone in 60 days. Some people call it the ride of a lifetime. I call it just another ride in Madeleine’s life.

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