• 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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  • Trying to avoid a bug speeding toward you at 75 MPH is impossible. I know this because last Friday while riding home from work a large suicide bug tried to take me out. As I was enjoying my highway ride home from work, out of nowhere – bang, splat! Scaring the crap out of me, [...]

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  • Did you ever experience that superpower – invisibility!? You would think this would be a cool superpower. Imagine the shenanigans one could get into! Today I had the opportunity to don my invisibility cloak and  was thankful for the motorcycle safety training I received at TEAM Arizona. Driving in the center lane on my way [...]

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  • in 1988 Hollywood released the movie, “There’s Something About Mary.” Viewers were entertained with this comedy about several men who were enthralled with a woman with just something about her that everyone seemed to like. Moviegoers watched as Ben Stiller and Matt Dillon did some crazy and hilarious antics to try and get Cameron Diaz [...]

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  • There is something universally recognizable with the Kenny Roberts-style Yamaha yellow paint scheme. When I had the opportunity to purchase a 2015 Yellow Yamaha FZ-09 I pictured those Kenny Roberts racing motorcycles that had the tell-tale yellow, white and black moniker. The strange part of the FZ-09 is the gap between the top of the [...]

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  • 43,000 miles! That’s the number of miles that was on my 2012 Yamaha FZ6R when I decided it was time to buy a new motorcycle. I did not want to trade in the FZ6R because I had transformed it into a pretty cool streetfighter, but that’s a lot of motorcycle miles so the decision was [...]

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  • Hey there fellow motorcyclist. How often do you buy stuff online? How often to you get money back from those purchases? There’s a new service called Money Back MOTO (yes it’s free) from the creator of Motorcycle Melee that gets you money back when you buy stuff online. It’s a simple process: Join Money Back [...]

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  • Riding in the rain sucks. This is how I feel when Weather.com predicts rain for the next 2 days and I can’t ride my motorcycle to work.                                                     Riding in [...]

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  • From “Forty-Two Reasons Why I Must Have a Motorcycle…Honey” by R. Lowell Hakes. Read MotorcycleMelee’s review on this book.     Click on the book image below to purchase at Amazon.com.  

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  • 18 September 2015 - rick

    Reason 21: I Can’t Stand Cages Anymore

    From “Forty-Two Reasons Why I Must Have a Motorcycle…Honey” by R. Lowell Hakes. Read MotorcycleMelee’s review on this book.                       Click on the book image below to purchase at Amazon.com.  

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