Motorcycle Tips


Fuelly Tips

Fuelly Tips

It seems freakin’ weird to be writing an article about fuel economy for motorcycles, but here we are.  Gas is through the roof and what once was a pleasant way to waste $30 on a weekend is now more like wasting a day’s pay on the weekend. Nevertheless, here goes: Get your tire pressure right. […]


Nevermind the Prices

Nevermind the Prices

First things first, prices on EVERYTHING are through the roof.  It doesn’t matter if you’re fertilizing a field, getting a tank of gas, or buying a drink at the store, it’s ALL gone up. Plenty of folks are struggling, and I’m willing to bet a few bikes are going to be sold off this year […]


Conquer the Chaos

Conquer the Chaos

Right now, it seems like the closer we get to riding season, the crazier the world will be.  Gas prices through the roof, inflation is making every-damn-thing expensive, and at this rate, I figure we’ll either be forced to sit on our bikes in the garage and make motorcycle noises with our mouths or be […]


Spring Start Up

Spring Start Up

Alright!  It’s drying out down here and, according to my friends up North, a lot of ya’ll are chomping at the bit to get on the road.  Let’s get riding season off to a good start… First of all, long before you try to turn that engine over, take a look at the battery.  If […]


The Low Down on Motorcycle Spark Plugs

The Lowdown on Motorcycle Spark Plugs

Now that many of us have our bikes put away for the winter and might be deep into projects for those same bikes, it’s a good time to talk about some maintenance items that you probably don’t think about. Spark plugs. Sure, a lot of riders don’t even think about them – they’ll leave their […]


A Few More Motorcycle Cleaning Hacks

A Few More Motorcycle Cleaning Hacks

In our last post, we talked about a few easy ways to keep your bike clean and protected during riding season and even though we covered a lot of ground, I realized that I hadn’t mentioned a few important ones. If you wear a full-face helmet or have a fairing/windshield, you have got to get […]


5 Top Tips For Buying A Second-Hand Motorbike

Choosing and buying a new motorbike is no easy feat as there are so many out there but, with a second-hand bike, there’s a lot more to consider.   Motorbikes don’t come cheap and, because safety is of paramount importance when riding, it’s essential that you carry out certain checks before you hand over your […]


I’ll Bet You’ve Never Thought of This…

Eventually, you’ll try anything to clean your motorcycle parts with. It could be because you’re out of your favorite product and can’t get it locally that weekend, it could be that you’ve finally gotten tired of all the elbow grease needed to get some kinds of cleaners to actually polish chrome or stainless, or maybe […]


Stop Asking Me and Learn for Yourself

We’ve all been there – out on the road and you stop for a Coke and a smile and they come out of the woodwork. Posers, Wannabes, and the genuinely curious – all with questions about bikes and bikers and “how do I learn to ride a motorcycle?” Some of them I tell just to […]


Getting Your Ride Ready for the Road

So here we are, it’s time to drag the bike out and you haven’t done anything that you said you would. You filled up the tank and slammed it in the garage where it’s been lying buried under a tarp since the end of October and now the weather has warmed up and you’re itching […]