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Category: Motorcycle Tips

One last blast to wrap up the summer motorcycle riding season in Daytona Beach

There’s an old saying that goes, “If one is good, two is better.” That certainly applies to motorcycle tours, rallies, and races—especially when they’re in Daytona Beach, Florida. For more than 75 years, Daytona Beach Bike Week has kicked off the new summer motorcycle riding season each spring. So, it’s only logical that riders return there for Biketoberfest to celebrate the end of the summer...

The 7 best roads that cross the Rocky Mountains

The Rocky Mountains stand tall and beautiful and are the home to some epic motorcycle roads. They’re also a symbol of the beauty of America. The "purple mountain majesties" line from “America the Beautiful” is a perfect description of the Rocky Mountains and the motorcycle rides they’re home to. Mount Evans Scenic Byway—Colorado Ride up and away into the clouds on the Mount Evans Scenic...

Understanding the dangers of long-distance riding fatigue

A road trip on a motorcycle can be an uplifting, exciting, and invigorating experience. It can also be physically and mentally draining—especially on longer trips. But there are ways to reduce the risks involved. What leads to physical fatigue? Riding a motorcycle puts you in a physical position that’s relatively static. If you ride a motorcycle that’s built primarily for style, that position can become...

5 tips to avoid dehydration this motorcycle riding season

Some of the hottest days of summer are at the end of the season right before fall. Still, there’s plenty of time for a long road tour or ride to a distant motorcycle rally. Even if you stay close to home, you can spend many hours riding. Racking up all of those miles in the sun does present some safety challenges—namely dehydration. There are ways...

7 of the best motorcycle rides in the Northeast

You’ve heard the expression, “You can’t get there from here.” Well, that doesn’t apply if you ride a motorcycle. There are plenty of great places you can get to in New England. From the rocky coast of Maine to the shores of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and inland up into the mountains, this region offers some great motorcycling adventures. For the purposes of this list, we’ve...