The Bikers’ Den Blog


Quit Sweating the Small Stuff

Look, we all know that 2020 sucked, period.  There’s no debate on it, but the frightening thing for a lot of us as riders and motorcycle “folks” is this:  we’ve seen how easy it is to get people terrified.  To strip everything away from them and tell them it’s for…

From LiveWire To ReWire

  For years now, we’ve watched as Harley-Davidson has wrestled with the average age of its riders.  The most recent statistics say the same things they’ve said all along:  The average age of Harley’s customers is getting older – over 50 now, to be exact.  And that’s a problem.  A…

Sturgis in the Age Of Corona

It’s interesting that news coverage – which so many times focuses on blood, gore, and shock tactics – has given so little coverage to the fact that over 460,000 bikers descended on Sturgis for the 80th Annual Rally. In all that, only a handful of COVID-19 cases have been confirmed….

More Than Just A Beanie Skid Lid

Now, this is not a waxxer post.  And it’s not really for bar hoppers, either. Not in the least.  We like all bikes, but the ones that can chew up hundreds of miles in a weekend are, in our eyes, the real winners. Sure, there are some beautiful bar hoppers…

Understanding the Helmet Rating System

Last week, we sort of opened a can of worms when we began a (really brief) discussion on helmets, universal helmet laws, and why the United States CDC would worry about motorcycle riders and whether or not they choose to wear a helmet. There are a LOT of opinions about…

The Things You Find Online…

If there’s one thing I’ve come to realize, it’s the older I get, the less I want to be governed, no matter which side of the aisle is telling me how they’ll do it for my own good.  Stay out of my bedroom, my refrigerator, my garage, and my gun…

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