Eye Protection

A beautiful road is in the eye of the beholder… Usually, eye protection is as simple as flipping the visor down on a full face helmet.  If you choose to ride with your visor up, or in a less-than-full-face helmet, we strongly encourage you to wear shatterproof eye protection.  Find a pair of riding glasses/goggles…

The Tipping Point

The Tipping Point Unfortunately, not everyone who rides gets the opportunity to be taught a valuable lesson, such as WEAR YOUR GEAR, until it is too late. You are required to have a license and pass a test and/or formal training to operate a motorcycle, but you need absolutely nothing to jump on the back. States…

Too much of “them” and not enough of “me” here…

This bold title might seem extremely selfish and self-centered… but give it a chance. I promise I have a valid point here.  I want to stop for a moment and point out a huge flaw within our motorcycle community, family, industry and whatever else you want to call it.  I see it way too often…

The Roadrash Queen – Original Article

Brittany Morrow, The Roadrash Queen EXTREME ROADRASH Written by Brittany Morrow Published 10/03/2006 ONE YEAR HAS PASSED It’s hard to look in the mirror and think that my scars are already an entire year old. Touching my stomach and rib cage, I can’t imagine looking this way and feeling this pain for the rest of…

Some Like it Hot: Tips for Riding in the Heat

Some Like it Hot… and sometimes you feel like a nut (for riding in the heat). Amid the recent heat wave across the United States, I took a ride from Sioux Falls, SD to Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  These were some of the hottest states in the country over the past week!  Of course, this site…

Those Stupid “Squids”

Those Stupid Squids There’s a term amongst motorcyclists that describes a rider who is either extremely wet behind the ears, rides beyond his/her skill level, wears little to no gear, or is extremely reckless by nature. We call these riders “squids” and the origin is actually somewhat of a controversial subject.  Many will tell you…

Rock the Gear for Me: A Summertime Plea

Rock the Gear for Me – A Summertime Plea It’s that time of the year: hot, sticky, muggy, miserable and the list goes on.  That time of the year when we all wish we had no idea how bad a crash on our motorcycles could really be… you know what I’m talking about. Where we longingly stare…