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MCrider – online motorcycle training

MCrider – online motorcycle training

MCrider has launched and is running full steam ahead. On Tuesday morning October 17th MCrider will launch it’s 4th episode. So far we have covered an Introduction, Visibility at Intersections, Tips on smooth riding on your motorcycle and our next…
 
This is an “Incredible Ride”

This is an “Incredible Ride”

I was not familiar with Nick Sanders until I got in the market for a Yamaha Super Tenere. As I was searching for information on my potential next bike I heard about a guy who rode a Super Tenere from…
 
Best street motorcycles by category

Best street motorcycles by category

Cycle World has released their best street motorcycle list for 2016. The motorcycles are broken down into the following categories: best cruiser, best adventure motorcycle, best lightweight street motorcycle, best touring motorcycle, best standard motorcycle, best middleweight street motorcycle, best…
 
Why does Honda build motorcycles that no one wants?

Why does Honda build motorcycles that no one wants?

Let me get this out of the way, I like Honda Motorcycles.  The Honda Valkyrie that I owned was one of the best motorcycles I have ever owned. I have ridden many Hondas and I appreciate their build quality, reliability…
 
Robbie Knievel jumps 19 cars in Dallas, TX

Robbie Knievel jumps 19 cars in Dallas, TX

I remember gathering around the TV as a kid to watch Evel Knievel jump cars on his Harley. It was a big event back then, often featured on the Wide World of Sports and if I remember correctly there were…
 
Honda CBR250RR – First Pictures

Honda CBR250RR – First Pictures

The first photos of the highly anticipated Honda CBR250RR have been released. It is a good looking bike from Honda that fills a highly selling niche in the motorcycle industry; 300cc and below sport bikes.  The Honda CBR250RR does not…
 
Motorcycle Lane Splitting: it is time to legalize

Motorcycle Lane Splitting: it is time to legalize

There have been a few attempts to legalize lane splitting in Texas, none of which have been passed. Studies have shown the practice to be safer for the motorcycle rider, it reduces congestion and it will encourage more people to…
 
The Indian recall – more than 18,000 motorcycles

The Indian recall – more than 18,000 motorcycles

Information and details on the Indian recall. As far as recalls go this is a big one.  Indian has recalled over 18,000 motorcycles with the Thunderstroke 111 engine.  Virtually every motorcycle Indian has made with the 111 Thunderstroke engine between…
 
Potential Harley Davidson recall affecting 430,000 motorcycles

Potential Harley Davidson recall affecting 430,000 motorcycles

Potential Harley Davidson recall could affect a huge number of potential owners. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating a potential brake defect that could affect 430,000 Harley Davidson owners. A recall of this size could be very…
 
Who makes the most reliable motorcycle?

Who makes the most reliable motorcycle?

So, who do you think makes the most reliable motorcycle? Since I recently bought a motorcycle I was happy to see this report.  In fact reliability was one of the main reasons I bought the brand I did. I have…
 
Three top motorcycles for 2016

Three top motorcycles for 2016

Every year there is a selection of new motorcycles that hit the market, some studs some duds. Here are three new motorcycles for the current model year that are worth considering. Selected here for your consideration is a power cruiser,…
 
Improperly packed motorcycle causes death

Improperly packed motorcycle causes death

Is properly packing a motorcycle important?  You don’t need to look any further than the recent story of Ronal Raymond Crissy, 55, of Jonestown, PA. Mr. Crissy was riding North on Interstate 81 when the blanket he had tied to…