Motorcycles are Improving your Commute

Everyday day on my ride to work I get honked at Keep honking because I’m not going to stop passing through stalled traffic. I’m not the one making you sit in traffic and I have room to squeeze by, so I will. I understand why you’re frustrated. I’m bouncing to the rhythm of the music playing in my…

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HD Livewire vs Zero S vs Energica Eva

Who’s got the best Electric Motorcycle? More models are being introduced to us that are fighting to meet the demand for clean energy motorcycles. Let’s take a look at three serious contenders the S ZF6.5 vs the Eva 2 vs Project Livewire. Harley Davidson’s Project Livewwire HD announced it’s ambitions to introduce 100 new motorcycles within five…

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First Ride New Impaktech Cage

Staring at me for months, shelved by priorities until now Before getting all into why I chose Impaktech or why a crash cage at all, let me tell you what’s changed about my bike. Noticeable changes on the first ride Having just installed the crash cage and completed the first 20 mile trip the bike itself rode slightly different….

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A $6 mistake almost cost me $1000

“Ignorance is no excuse for the law” …then make it simple enough for everyone jerks! Let’s back up to a beautiful sunny day in March. I’m on my way to work, minding my own business on my 600RR and travelling along the George Bush service road. I come to a stop light and filter a…

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Biker culture explained: Why Biker Gangs ride Cruisers

Ever wondered why biker gangs love big displacement cruisers? Today I’m going to propose some theories as to why the biker gangs, sometimes referred to as 1%ers, love their heavy, big displacement cruiser motorcycles instead of the faster more nimble sports bikes. Characteristics of the Cruiser Cruisers tend to have larger and wider frames, wider seats,…

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First Car Advice to my 16 year Old Self

Oh to Go Back and Choose that First Vehicle Again… Hey kid! I know what first car you’re thinking, I was you 20 years ago. You’ve got plans, dreams, and ideas, that can only be lived out if you find and get that perfect ride right? You need to quit worrying about the dreams, quit…

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New Riders, Consider the Dangers of Swamp-Ass

Welcome to Southern Riding Season -In Texas we bake our balls, but sometimes on low It’s freaking spring people! People are out riding and, judging by the increased ad presence, motorcycle sales are clearly picking up. Adventures and dreams are being imagined on two wheels. With so many two-wheeled options to consider, you may overlook the…

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Getting My MC License

As a woman, my motivations for getting my motorcycle license were probably different from the typical guy’s. A need for speed and thrills was far from my mind. I also didn’t imagine myself picking up guys on it. No, I was much more excited about the prospects of great gas mileage, riding in the open…

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How Not to Use a Fork Stand

Life before stands Today I ride a CBR and that makes me happy in many ways. Unfortunately, ease of maintenance is not one of them. Prior to owning a CBR, I had a GS500F and then a VFR. My former bikes had center stands. Regardless of the trash talking around center stands, I loved them. I…

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