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6 Ways to be SEEN on a Motorcycle

6 Ways to be SEEN on a Motorcycle

May is motorcycle awareness month, and let’s face it… Preaching “look twice save a life” isn’t the most effective way to increase awareness of motorcycles on the road. Car drivers are distracted by everything except your shiny new bike, and they have been told to “watch for motorcycles” since they got their driver’s license. DespiteRead more about 6 Ways to be SEEN on a Motorcycle[…]

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[…]