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Quick Tips and Facts for the Motorcyclist – Our Motorcycle Safety and Gear Infographic

You ride a motorcycle for the thrill of being out in the wind, for the dangerous jolt of adrenaline you get when you screw on the throttle and feel the back wheel drop down, for the pure joy of slicing through a series of corners like a hot knife through...

Spike In Motorcycle Fatalities in Illinois A Grim Reminder To Riders

A spike in motorcycle fatalities in Illinois has provided a rather gritty reminder of the need to improve road safety to prevent motorcycle accidents. In 2009, 130 riders were killed in Illinois, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. This number represented 14 percent of all motor vehicle fatalities. Over...

The Ultimate In Motorcycle Insurance Facts and Figures

There are a lot of facts associated with motorcycling, and you should know all the straight skinny before you head out on the road. Who knows? All this knowledge might come in handy. As well all well know, knowledge is power… The National Insurance Crime Bureau said that motorcycle thefts...

Shocking News Riding a Motorcycle Still A Dangerous Pursuit

A report hot off the presses fromĀ  the U.S. Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) says that little to no progress was made in reducing motorcyclist fatalities in 2011. Based on preliminary data from 50 states and the District of Columbia, the GHSA data says that motorcycle fatalities remained at around...

What the Biker In Your Life Wants For Christmas – Awesome Motorcycle Gift Ideas

If you know and love someone who loves motorcycles, don’t get them a tie with a Ducati logo on it or a pair of black and orange Harley-Davidson-inspired wool socks. Get them something they can use, and the stuff below is just the ticket. If something like this ends up...

Eight Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make on Your Bike – Motorcycle Riding Skills

Riding beyond your limits This one can have horrific consequences, and it usually happens when neophyte bikers suddenly find themselves riding too fast to control their machines. The “no guts no glory” whack of adrenaline you get from speed can put you in a tough corner so fast your head...