In December 2003, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced new rules for motorcyclists to follow. These regulations established more stringent emission requirements for highway motorcycles. In this article, we’ll talk about what increasingly stringent EPA emissions requirements will mean ...Read More »
If you’re curious what life’s like when I’m not writing for YouMotorcycle, this is it. For some, motorcycling is a method of transportation. It’s a way to get from Point A to Point B. For others, motorcycling is a sport, ...Read More »
Last week I denounced the belief that Indian is the #1 threat to Harley-Davidson. Their market share is too small, and their brand strength isn’t yet strong enough to be an immediate threat. This week I’m continuing the four part ...Read More »
Fog on your motorcycle helmet visor is not only annoying but can be a serious safety risk. A foggy helmet visor stops riders from seeing clearly, and slows down reaction time. Luckily, there are many anti-fog solutions, and they come in four main varieties. Depending on their formulas, anti-fog solutions offer either a temporary or permanent fix. In this Ultimate Guide to Stopping Helmet Visor Fogging, we’re going to explore the four different types of anti-fog solutions.Read More »
Wondering what the biggest threat to Harley-Davidson is? I'll give you a hint, it's not Indian. This four-part series by motorcycle industry expert (and former Harley-Davidson employee) tells you what's got Milwaukee feeling a little nervous.Read More »
Where did we go wrong this year? Where did we go right? And where the heck are we going from here?
Oh, and yes, that's a Ducati Panigale under the Christmas tree.
Wondering how to make a motorcycle seat? bikerMetric just did an awesome interview with Chris Chappell of TUFFSIDE, makers of handmade motorcycle seats. TUFFSIDE just shared a video on how their seats are made, perfect for anyone looking to buy a custom motorcycle seat. The video gives a pretty good overview of the time and love that is required to do it right. In the interview, Chris explains how his push for perfection led him to make a motorcycle seat for himself, and the praise it got led him to make seats for the asses of the masses.Read More »
In the last year, the U.S. has seen a 15% increase in motorcycle accident fatalities. There has been some speculation about the reasoning behind this, like from the LA Times alluding to the fact that this was a product of ...Read More »
Why is it that motorcycles run on gas, and not on diesel? Sure, we’ve seen some Diesel motorcycles in the past from Royal Enfield, and other more recent military motorcycle experiments. In most cases however, you’ll find that motorcycles are ...Read More »
A panel of motorcycle industry experts announced that motorcycle dealers are consistently failing at engaging female riders and women interested in learning about motorcycling. Thank God we have experts we can rely on to tell us all of the things ...Read More »