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Why Would You Put Handguards On A Street or Sport Motorcycle?

Why Would You Put Handguards On A Street or Sport Motorcycle?

Off-road and adventure riders know Barkbusters handguards offer outstanding protection from rocks and tree limbs on the trail, and even provide some protection for levers and switches in minor falls. But are handguards useful on streetbikes? It turns out they are. Cold can be a big deterrent when riding your motorcycle in the late fall/earlyRead more about Why Would You Put Handguards On A Street or Sport Motorcycle?[…]

Motorcycling With The Peloton – Becoming A Moto Official

Motorcycling With The Peloton – Becoming A Moto Official

This guest post is written by Brandon Price – A USA Cycling Moto Offical, and former police officer. Growing up in the 1970’s, I always looked forward to Friday nights. Friday night meant a family trip to Thrifty’s for a 10 cent scoop of chocolate chip ice cream, followed by some quality tube time. IRead more about Motorcycling With The Peloton – Becoming A Moto Official[…]

How To Install The DENALI CANsmart For Your Motorcycle

How To Install The DENALI CANsmart For Your Motorcycle

The Best CANsmart Controller Just Got Better   Features: True Plug & Play installation Offers custom control of your electrical accessories 4 dedicated circuits pre-programmed to control two sets of auxiliary lights, an auxiliary horn, & an auxiliary brake light Each circuit is electronically fused and preconfigured to use right out of the box NewRead more about How To Install The DENALI CANsmart For Your Motorcycle[…]

ADV Motorcycle Positioning – Tips, Tricks, & More

ADV Motorcycle Positioning – Tips, Tricks, & More

On the street, you can pretty much just sit where you are and things will be fine. Stopping, turning, and braking can all be accomplished from the saddle with very little change in your body position. Off-road, however, body positioning is the key to maintaining total control over your bike and avoiding falls. The firstRead more about ADV Motorcycle Positioning – Tips, Tricks, & More[…]

What Are Motorcycle Crash Bars & How Do They Work?

What Are Motorcycle Crash Bars & How Do They Work?

In just about any fight between your motorcycle and gravity, gravity will be the winner. That’s why well-designed motorcycle crash bars are must-have accessories if you ride off-road. They can’t protect your bike in every situation––some falls are just too extreme––but if they do their job well enough that you can still ride home, youRead more about What Are Motorcycle Crash Bars & How Do They Work?[…]