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Category Archives: Bike Basics

Used Motorcycle Sales Scams And How To Avoid Falling For Them

This week a man in Nashville, Tenn. was taken to the hoosegow after authorities caught him – and an accomplice – stealing several motorcycles from sellers who had advertised on Craigslist.  To further complicate matters, some of the buyers who bought the bikes from the thieves then resold the bikes. One Jerry Pinkerton finds himself […]

Testing Your F***ing Ignition And Other Useful Motorcycle Repair Tips You Cheap Ass JackLeg

One of the things I love most about the whole world of motorcycles is the completely over the top array of characters you meet on the road, around town, or hanging out working on or watching someone work on bikes. Working on motorcycles is an acquired skill which, given enough years standing over various basket […]

A Historical Timeline of the Harley Davidson Motor Company

In 1903 Harley and Arthur Davidson build the first production Harley-Davidson motorcycle in 1903. It features a a 116cc engine working from a 10 x 15-foot shed on Chestnut Street in Milwaukee. That’s still the address of Harley-Davidson’s corporate office.

The Perfect Traveling Motorcycle Tool Kit From Cruz

This sucker will keep you going down the road in an emergency. And the soft case keeps it from rattling like hell in your bags. There’s also room to wrap some tape and zip ties inside. Dig it.

The Handbuilt Revolution – Hugh Owings

Hugh Owings had no idea the motorcycle he was building to finish out his college degree would launch a business. But as people saw what Owings crafted for his senior thesis at Appalachian State University, they reacted immediately. Owings documented his project online, and as he transformed the plain old Yamaha into a sleek new […]

The Winter Motorcycle Project – A Definitive Guide to Buying A Used Motorcycle

The Winter Project Motorcycle Buying Guide. Awesome advice. The kind of thorough, thoughtful stuff I never do myself…