Usual Mistakes of New Motorcycle Riders

Usual mistakes of a new motorcycle rider Mistake 1: Forgetting to turn off their turn signal What usually happens: Stop, put on your blinker. Look for cars and turn the handlebars. Twist the throttle and begin a textbook turn. Panic and almost die sliding through the turn, there must have been lots of sand in…

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The Truth About Girls and Motorcycles

They Told Me a Motorcycle Would Attract Girls.. We’ve all heard this as young men, read it on some forum or thought it at some point. Here is the truth of it: the only people who will try to speak to you because of your bike are middle aged/older men. There are times when it won’t…

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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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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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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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