From a solo trip in the desert for weeks, to a few days off the beaten track closer to home, adventure motorcycling means different things to different people. It requires commitment - physical, mental and financial - but the rewards are far greater.
Could 2008 be the year that you finally decide to take The Big Trip on your motorcycle? If so, then a new book has just been published which tells you everything you need to know to plan and complete the journey of a lifetime.
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Contrary to what that the first image can suggest, Motorbike King is not a game of motorbike on the track like Tourist Trophy for example. It is really an urban racing game where you have to take control of a biker who must win the races against an opponent in order to earn money to customize his bike.
This is certainly not the most beautiful game that may exist, and the difficulty lies more in the sense of direction that you will develop (or not) than in the technical nature of the (...) > Full story
Each July, the American Motorcyclist Association hosts over 40,000 people at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days(SM), the country’s largest celebration of classic motorcycles. The annual event draws the world’s attention to the thousands who collect, restore and ride dream machines from a bygone era. This year’s AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days(SM) event is scheduled for July 27-29 and record crowds are expected. For these fans of classic motorcycles, and for those eager to enter the vintage hobby, (...) > Full story
To steer this riding season in the right direction, you’ll want to make sure your motorcycle, and your motorcycle insurance policy, are in good working order before hitting the open road.
While you should always check your owner’s manual for specific guidelines, here are some general tips for getting ready:
1. Change the oil and filter. Many manufacturers recommend changing the oil and filter before storing a bike for any extended period of time and again when you bring it back out for (...) > Full story
San Diego, CA — Sunday Morning Rides, a powerful new online trail and road mapping portal, has announced a new collaboration with Motoquest, Mexico’s leading online motorcycle touring resource, to promote adventure riding in Mexico and Baja. The two websites will share technologies and content to showcase Motoquest’s historic tours that distinguish Mexico as one of the truly great motorcycle adventure destinations.
By integrating Motoquest content via the SMR mapper (...) > Full story
This Motorcycle Expert named "Mordeth 13" knows how to ride bikes . Let him teach you the ways.
"Mordeth 13" knows his bikes and judging by his hit count with this new video he is gonna help a lot more people know what he knows about riding motorcyles. Wath the video to find out some more tips and remember to wear your safety equipment at all times and get insurance.
More high res videos can be seen at www.mordeth13.com.
A motorcycle is a significant investment. Before you get your motor running and head out on the highway this season, you owe it to yourself to make sure your insurance is up-to-date and you’re properly covered.
"Just as riding a motorcycle is much different than driving a car, riders should know that their motorcycle insurance needs are different, too," said Rick Stern, motorcycle product manager, The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies.
Here Are Some Tips:
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Motorcycle pre-selection: With the help of a short checklist you can figure out a whole lot about the type of bike which would be best for you. It’s the first step in motorcycle buying advice. I strongly suggest you give it some thought. Also consider knowing a little about the background of a motorcycle brand (tip!) and history of all motorcycle brands
New Motorcycles: Life becomes a whole lot easier if you have a reputable dealer close to you. Even if you buy second-hand a good (...) > Full story
I don’t know who wrote this one and I’d gladly give credit to someone for this, but I don’t know who that one might be. Perhaps it was meant to be that way. Maybe. Here it is:
"There is cold, and there is cold on a motorcycle. Cold on a motorcycle is like being beaten with cold hammers while being kicked with cold boots, a bone bruising cold. The wind’s big hands squeeze the heat out of my body and whisk it away; caught in a cold October rain, the drops don’t even (...) > Full story
Rear suspension on a motorcycle is a subjective experience. That is, the "best" shocks for a 300-pound buddy aren’t likely to meet the demands of your 105-pound girlfriend. Or what about the difference in feel between riding solo around town and packed to the hilt for a weeklong trip? Other than swapping out your shocks to meet your changing riding demands, another way to go is with an adjustable air-ride suspension system that allows the air pressure to be varied to suit specific (...) > Full story