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  • Riding a motorcycle – for those of us that do – is exhilarating and exciting. Riding does come with its risks – and most motorcyclists understand that. The challenge we face is that some non-riders will want to remind us that it is so dangerous (and probably when we’re not around, will think we just [...]

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  • You’ve been there. Riding down a multi-lane road and a vehicle suddenly swerves into your lane. Their response is often, “Sorry, I didn’t see you.” Today’s Proactive Collision Avoidance Top of the Day is to use your situational awareness to Predict People’s Actions! While you’re riding, spend time looking trying to predict what other vehicles [...]

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  • Riding a motorcycle incurs significantly increased risk. One way to mitigate those risks is riding a safe motorcycle. Here’s a 45-second pre-ride safety check that may increase your confidence in your bike’s condition by helping you understand some key elements to your motorcycle.  

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  • Finding the right motorcycle gear or services is usually challenging. How do you know what your getting will meet your needs? The folks at BikeMinds.com offer a solution for this search–they call it “Ratings and Reviews.” Here’s more information about their service and their site. Finding The Best In Motorcycle Gear And Services Just Got [...]

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  • The Greatest Motorcycle Race – Ever! The Isle of Man TT – Feast your eyes

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  • The legendary Bonneville Salt Flats — the mecca of crazy motorcycle racing. Everyone wants a piece of the action. Here are 6 examples of Bonneville Salt Flat’s motorcycle eye candy.

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  • Hey there, got an extra 100 bucks? That’s what Dat Mai spent on a Suzuki 250 that he expected to use as a parts bike–that is until he realized that he found a gem in the rough! The end result is his Suzuki GT250 Cafe Racer.

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  • The vision started, not on the floor of the garage where one might expect, but on a PowerPoint slide. That is where Martyn Roberts fleshed out the design for his “Manki” a marriage of a Manx Norton and a Suzuki Savage 650. Here’s the finished product–I’m sure you’ll agree, Martyn has found the perfect marriage. [...]

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  • 26 September 2013 - rick

    Electric Bikes – The Future?

    I recently installed new British Customs predator mufflers on my 2011 Bonneville. Wow! The sound is fantastic and the added 3 or 4 horsepower is noticeable. What happens on an electric motorcycle?

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  • What do these terms have in common? (image credit) Before we get into that, let’s talk about perspective — my perspective as a motorcycle rider to be specific. Just when I think my riding skills are good, I learned there’s always much more to learn. And just how did I learn this? Today I spent [...]

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