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Motorcycle Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS)

Two wheels means freedom, but it can also mean danger, and riders often cringe at the mere thought of a tire blow out or simply a flat. A rear tire flat is preferred over a front tire problem since riders … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Motorcycle Riding Tips

You can extend the riding season by dressing appropriately and accessorizing your motorcycle with a few gadgets that improve your ability to stay warm. Whether you’re intending to ride in cold weather or not, you’ll want to be prepared. Even … Continue reading

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Changing Your Motorcycle Tires

So you think you’re a shade tree mechanic, and have the ability to change your motorcycle’s tires? You’re right; with the proper tools and equipment almost anyone can complete this task. The tools and equipment will be a small investment, … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Maneuvers for Limited Space

Part of being a responsible motorcycle rider is accepting the need and benefit of continued practice. Many riders think they don’t need continuing rider education in the form of practice drills. Many think they are excellent riders, have 20 years … Continue reading

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Tips for Buying a Motorcycle

Whether you’re a new or seasoned rider, choosing the right motorcycle presents a set of decisions that need to be made. Often a pro/con checklist is the best method to determine what motorcycle is ultimately appropriate for your needs and … Continue reading

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Types of Motorcycles

My idea of a motorcycle might conjure up a different image than yours. That’s because there are so many varieties of motorcycles on the road, and you may imagine a big, bulky, decked out Honda Goldwing when you think about … Continue reading

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Wet Weather Motorcycle Riding

Let’s face it, if motorcyclists could control the weather, rain would never fall on them. Even the most seasoned Iron-Butt rider would choose a cool sunny day over a rainy one any day of the week. However, for most of … Continue reading

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Great Beginner Motorcycles

Choosing the proper beginner bike is a fairly subjective thing. Some in the motorcycle community recommend the smallest bike possible to start with and work up from there. There is some sound logic to that, however, there is a growing … Continue reading

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Road Conditions Primer

Whether a new or experienced rider, you can improve your safety by appropriately judging the road conditions. Frequently riding on various road surfaces, including gravel, dirt and wet roads can train you to have automatic responses to deteriorating conditions. What … Continue reading

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Tips for Loading your Motorcycle

It’s important to know the proper method of loading your motorcycle and to plan a place for each item you will carry. Whether you’re taking a short trip to the corner store, or a long road trip, knowing your motorcycle’s … Continue reading

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