Motorcycle Saddlebags

Motorcycle Saddlebags

THE EASIEST WAY TO INCREASE YOUR LUGGAGE CAPACITY Motorcycle saddlebags represent the easiest way to increase your bike’s storage capacity. Tankbags (that sit on your gas tank) are even easier to add and remove, but most do not have the storage capacity of saddle bags. (However, there are some tankbags that are HUGE). If you […]

April 20th, 2009 by MCg 

Dainese Leather Motorcycle Gloves

Dainese Leather Motorcycle Gloves

DAINESE FULL METAL RACER GLOVEs Italian motorcycle apparel manufacturer, Dainese, offers a truly premium line of quality products for rider protection. Many Dainese leathers are handmade and are made with exotic materials such as titanium and carbon fibre. Dainese makes a line of leather and textile motorcycle gloves. They are also the manufacturer of a […]

April 19th, 2009 by MCg 

Motorcycle Chaps – Leather Leg Protection

Motorcycle Chaps – Leather Leg Protection

LEATHER BIKER CHAPS: A CRUISING BIKER TRADITION Leather motorcycle chaps are designed to provide protection for the legs. Chaps became more popularized within biker culture in the early 1960’s and they can be traced back to the American cowboy days when they were worn as leg protection for riding horses through brushy terrain. Leather motorcycle […]

April 18th, 2009 by MCg 

Alpinestars Tech 10 Boots

Alpinestars Tech 10 Boots

THE PREMIER MOTOCROSS BOOTS Alpinestars makes a lot of different motorcycle gear (and casual attire), but arguably their main claim to fame is their Tech 10 boots that have been worn on the feet of some of the world’s best motocross and supercross racers. If you check out the following features you’d think we were […]

April 16th, 2009 by MCg 

Motorcycle Air Filters

Motorcycle Air Filters

KEEP MY ENGINE GUTS CLEAN! You don’t need to be a mechanic to understand and respect that having a clean air filter to remove small particles before they get into your motorcycle’s engine cylinders is a good thing. Small particles of dirt in the air that find its way into your bike will cause mechanical […]

April 16th, 2009 by MCg 

What Are The Four Types Of Motorcycle Helmets?

What Are The Four Types Of Motorcycle Helmets?

WHAT KIND OF MOTORCYCLE HELMET IS RIGHT FOR YOUR HEAD? Over the years, motorcycle helmets have become lighter and more protective, while offering more features, such as built-in ventilation systems, as well as simpler and faster face shield deployment. In fact, now and then a whole new category of helmet is developed. The newest kid […]

April 15th, 2009 by MCg 

Tips on Motorcycle Tire Maintenance

Tips on Motorcycle Tire Maintenance

THE MOST IMPORTANT MOTORBIKE MAINTENANCE YOU CAN PERFORM Even if you are not mechanically inclined, routinely checking the pressure of your motorcycle tires is something that needs to be included as part of your riding experience. You can have your local dealer handle most of the other service items for your bike, but you need […]

April 14th, 2009 by MCg 

Tourmaster Rincon Waterproof Jacket

Tourmaster Rincon Waterproof Jacket

BRITISH STYLED MOTORCYCLE TOURING JACKET Ever heard of a waxed cotton jacket? It’s a traditional British raincoat especially worn for outdoor rural pursuits such as hunting, shooting and fishing. The cotton jacket itself is comfortable and the water-resistance is established by adding wax. Belstaff is the British company that popularized the all-weather style for motorcycle […]

April 13th, 2009 by MCg 

Bluetooth Headsets and Intercoms for Motorcycles

Bluetooth Headsets and Intercoms for Motorcycles

WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY FOR MOTORCYCLE COMMUNICATIONS “Bluetooth” is a weird name for a technology that incorporates short-range communications, like a personal radio station, from fixed and/or mobile devices. What that means is that Bluetooth creates a wireless personal-area network that allows different electronic gadgets to talk to each other, to send and receive both voice and […]

April 12th, 2009 by MCg 

Tips on Selecting The Right Motorcycle Gloves

Tips on Selecting The Right Motorcycle Gloves

ALL ABOUT MOTORCYCLE GLOVES, INCLUDING RIDER SAFETY When I consider an Xray of the human hand, I’m somewhat amazed at the  fragility and complexity of those things I take for granted that control the throttle, front brake, and clutch.  It just makes me appreciate even more how much our motorbike hands merit proper protection. All […]

April 11th, 2009 by MCg 

Motorcycle Encyclopedias – All That Really Matters

Motorcycle Encyclopedias – All That Really Matters

BOOKS ON THE HISTORY OF MOTORCYCLES The word “encyclopedia” traces its origin back to ancient Greek times as a reference to general education. And if you want some books to provide a general education on the subject of motorcycles, there are a number available. You can get books that cover only Harley Davidson, or go […]

April 10th, 2009 by MCg 

Tips on Buying Leather Motorcycle Boots

Tips on Buying Leather Motorcycle Boots

WHICH ARE THE BEST MOTORCYCLE BOOTS FOR ME? To state the obvious. Our motorcycle boots protect our feet.  When bad circumstances happen to bikers, if our feet don’t need to be Xrayed, our boots did their job. And to put things in perspective, even if you don’t ever plan on crashing your bike just for […]

April 9th, 2009 by MCg 

Aftermarket Exhaust Parts and Systems

Aftermarket Exhaust Parts and Systems

THE LOOK OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE POWER A motorbike’s exhaust system beholds a special interest among die-hard motorcycle enthusiasts, whether their passion be sport bikes, cruisers, off-road machines, or other bikes. Since, in many motorbikes, the exhaust system is prominently visible, these parts have been elevated beyond a practical role to one that reflects a personal vision […]

April 8th, 2009 by MCg 

How To Fit A Motorcycle Helmet

How To Fit A Motorcycle Helmet

HOW TO SELECT THE RIGHT SIZE MOTORCYCLE HELMET FOR YOUR HEAD Although it may seem obvious you should protect your motorcycle head with a motorcycle helmet, what may not be so obvious is that the correct size and the right fit are vital to gaining the benefit of a helmet, should that day come when […]

April 7th, 2009 by MCg 

Motorcycle Tire Tips on Matching Front and Rear Sets

Motorcycle Tire Tips on Matching Front and Rear Sets

MATCHING FRONT AND REAR MOTORCYCLE TIRES MEANS GREATER HANDLING AND STABILITY OK, just to be sure we’re considering the obvious, you need to buy motorcycle tires in matching sets. Motorbike tires are designed by manufacturers to work together as a front and rear team to give you maximum performance. Here are a few tire tips […]

April 6th, 2009 by MCg 
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