Motorcycles Vs Cars Why Motorcycles Are Better

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Motorcycle riders refer to cars as cages. This sums up the sense of freedom that is the greatest appeal of riding a motorcycle.

Driving a car has numerous practical and real world advantages. It’s undoubtedly safer as cars are far more visible to other road users and are involved in far fewer accidents as a consequence. Cars are also more comfortable than bikes and don’t require any special equipment to drive. Cars are also far more practical and give their drivers the ability to carry passengers and luggage Read more…

The Cost Of Getting Gas For Your Motorcycle

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As you are probably well aware, gas prices are at nearly an all-time high with no signs of relief coming any time soon. In fact, the cost of gas has shot up significantly for about the past five years, and the current average cost per gallon is over 3.50. Of course, if you are a motorcyclist, this likely does not affect you quite as much as it would if you drove a traditional vehicle. This is because motorcycles are known for getting great Read more…

The Benefits Of Wearing The Right Apparel While Riding

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There are simply some hobbies that truly have a devoted and loyal following; and one such hobby is motorcycling. True motorcycle enthusiasts are those that get out on the open road every chance they get and always prefer to thrill of a bike to a car. You can make your rising a better and safer experience by making sure to wear the right apparel while rising. This is important as riding exposes you to the elements much more so than any other form of transportation. You want the right clothes, shoes and Read more…

How To Ride A Motorcycle Properly At Night

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Riding a motorcycle at night can be particularly dangerous, and many riders avoid the risk as much as possible. At night visibility is reduced and the chance for mishaps with other drivers is enhanced. That’s why precautions must be taken to give riders the optimum level of safety.

Before riding at night, it’s important to consider your headlights. For riding around populated areas, low beam lights and fog lights are best so as not to Read more…

The Various Brands Of Motorcycle Apparel

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A dedicated motorcycle aficionado takes satisfaction in epitomizing his or her favorite brand, whether on or off the bike. Its cool to sport your individual motorcycle style and colors by fitting yourself in the chicest motorcycle clothing, and revealing your distinct brand logos and markings. There are great motorcycle apparel websites, and brick ‘n’ mortar stores that offer a huge assortment of casual and stylish motorcycle clothing to dress you in the industry’s up-to-date fashions. Fashionable styles such as jeans, T-shirts, hats, jackets, pants, and a wide-range of various other motorcycle attire are available. Motorcycle styled accessories are also Read more…

How To signal A Turn While Riding A Motorcycle

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When you want to make a turn while driving your car, letting others know is quite simple. You just flick your turning signal either up or down, depending on whether you would like to go left or right. Letting people know about your upcoming turn when riding a motorcycle may not be quite as easy, but it’s definitely not difficult. Some motorcycles may have the turning signal on their bikes, for those that don’t however, the driver is required to use their Read more…

Where You Can Find The Lowest Priced Motorcycles

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Motorcycles are fun to ride, and cost less to buy and run than a car. Whether you’re looking for your first bike or you’re a motorcycle veteran, you want to make sure you’re getting the best price on a new or used bike.

Second-hand bikes are cheaper than new ones and buying from a private seller is usually cheaper than buying from a dealer. Websites like Craigslist, the local newspaper and magazines like Cycle Trader will have lists of bikes for sale. Research any models you find available online. If you’re patient and know what you’re looking for you can get a great bike for a very cheap price.

A used motorcycle dealership will have people on hand to help you choose the best bike and have a selection, so you can try out several different models. Some dealers have incentives on used motorcycles, although they’re more likely to offer a deal on a new bike. Most dealerships also sell other essential riding items like helmets and protective clothing.

Getting the lowest price on new motorcycles is much the same as getting the best deal on a new car. Use the power of the internet to research the models before you going to the dealership and shop around between dealerships, not only looking for the lowest price, but also for the best financing, maintenance and other incentives.

Finding a cheap motorcycle is not difficult if you’re patient and think through the steps. Looking through classified ads will get you a good price, but you have to do your homework, otherwise you could end up spending extra money on repairs and maintenance. Buying from a dealer is a little more expensive, but sometimes you can offset the cost by taking advantage of the dealers financing incentives. You’ll also have a selection of bikes you can try, and expert advice from dealership staff.

How To Protect Yourself From Wind Burn While Riding

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Have you ever wondered how to protect yourself from windburn while riding? Windburn is often considered to be a fact of life for those who rule the roads. However, by taking some very easy precautions, you can protect yourself from the harsh side effects associated with windburn. First we must look at the cause of windburn, and that is simply caused by the removal of oils from the skin. The oils are there to protect our skin Read more…

Why Motorcyclists Wear Leather When Riding

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Wearing leather is more than just a lifestyle for motorcycle riders, it’s a very important part of their safety equipment.

In the event of an accident, the only thing between a rider and the road is what they are wearing. Just as a helmet protects the head, leather outerwear protects the other parts of the body. Leather designed for motorcyclists is tougher and more durable than that used for fashion, and is usually reinforced at impact points such as Read more…

How To Find The Best Riding Leather For Men

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There are many options when it comes to finding the best riding leather for men. You can, of course, head to a store that features motorcycle apparel. You will be paying for brand new leather, likely top of the line as well. Other options are swap meets or flea markets. Almost every flea market around will feature at least one booth with everything for the cyclist. You may be buying at a wholesale price, or there’s a possibility that the leather may be used. What’s better than a broken in leather, though? Read more…