Archive for May, 2016

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The Fandango Tank Bag

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I don’t like tank bags… there, I said it. It seems I am one of many that have found themselves eyeing up satchel after satchel in the bike shops, contemplating the intelligence of packing one of these conveniently placed luggage compartments only to be disappointed. The disappointment arises from a multitude of issues: the cumbersome […]

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Mind, Body and Bike. Rediscovering the Power of Advanced Rider Skills.

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Today I’d like to share with you a course that is very dear to my heart, and to be honest… Is probably responsible for keeping it beating up to this point. Commonly referred to as the ART course, Advanced Rider Skills Training is a weekend of progressive skill riding that is offered to experienced riders […]

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Best Artificial Fibers for a Motorcycle Jacket

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Five Best Artificial Fibers tested for Abrasion-Resistance (per article motorcycle jacket fabric): 1050 Ballistic Nylon Kevlar Stretch P.U. Coated Cordura Carbon Kevlar Carbo-Tech Note that common Kevlar tested second-from-worst in this class. Eight Best Artificial Fibers tested for Tear-Resistance (per article motorcycle jacket fabric page): P.U. Coated Cordura Kevlar Stretch Keprotec (which was at the […]

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Motorcycle Jacket Materials: Synthetic vs Leather

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Probably since synthetic fibers were first used in motorcycle safety gear, there’s been a debate about their comparative safety as compared to leather in Motorcycle Jacket Materials. The conventional wisdom appears to have been that leather is better, and the synthetics have to measure up. But some articles in a motorcycle-related publication put this widely-held […]

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The Plain Jim Method of Tie-Down Bike Transport

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For many of us, getting the first bike home can be a trial. Below, I describe the method I used to get my first bike home on the truck, when I didn’t have the skills yet to ride it. The Plain Jim Method of Tie-Down Bike Transport. First, go to the bike shop and get […]

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Motorcycle Helmet Styles

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As you all know by now, motorcycle helmets are a critical aspect of riding both for legal and safety reasons.  All helmets are intended to protect riders from injury if a fall occurs and improve the overall riding experience. There are several different motorcycle helmet styles and types on the market today which we discuss […]

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Shoei RF-1100 Helmet Review

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The Shoei RF-1100 is the latest full-face helmet under the famous RF Series from Shoei and combines a fabulous sporty design with state of the art features.  The original RF-1000 design has been modified throughout the years and the integration of the latest technology into this previous model resulted into RF-1100, achieving worldwide popularity and […]

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Bell Vortex Helmet Review

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Bell Vortex Helmet Review

When looking to buy helmets, I consider a number of crucial factors ranging from safety to performance and affordability to user-friendly features to the visual appeal of the product. Going through a large number of available helmets online, initially I chose the ones that held the highest appeal for me. The Bell Vortex motorcycle helmet […]

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Discover the Best Helmet for Motorcycles

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Lets face it –  to a rider nothing should be considered more important than your motorcycle helmet.  Protecting your head from injury has to be your number one priority.  Simple as that.   Fortunately, with today’s technology motorcycle and bike helmets are more effective than ever before.  There is tremendous variety too, with hundreds of designs […]

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Compare Motorcycle Helmets for the Rider you are

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We know that choosing the best motorcycle helmet for your needs can be mind boggling experience.  There are just so many motorcycle helmets for sale on the market today with a bunch of different manufacturers offering something for everybody.  There’s a lot of data to sift through too.  To help you in your search we […]

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