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Motorcycle Safety Awareness: Other Drivers in Blind Spots

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Problem 3: Other Drivers in Blind Spots The Problem – There are two types of “blind spots” in which other drivers can cause trouble for riders. One is the traditional, look-over-your-shoulder blind...

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Motorcycle Safety Awareness: Riders in Curves

The Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month tips continue from Team Oregon Motorcycle Safety Program. Two articles cover problems caused by other drivers; the other two cover problems caused by riders themselves. All of them will raise your awareness an...

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Motorcycle Safety Awareness: Other Drivers at Intersections

For Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, we bring you four weeks of riding tips from Team Oregon Motorcycle Safety Program. Two articles cover problems caused by other drivers; the other two cover problems caused by riders themselves. All of them wi...

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How To Become a Motorcycle Rider

As far as I'm concerned, the best thing you can do during your time on this planet is ride a motorcycle. There's nothing like the feeling you get when you're on the road. If it has two wheels, I'm a happy man. I've been riding motorcycles for ma...

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How to return to motorcycle riding after extended break

Returning to Motorcycle Riding

Sometimes life gets in the way and before long your motorcycle has gathered more dust than miles just by sitting in the garage. Weather, life events and even laziness all contribute to time off the bike but eventually, even if a few years have p...

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How to get comfortable on a motorcycle

How To Get a Most Comfortable Motorcycle

What could be possibly better than going out for a quick little ride on your motorcycle? The answer: Riding all day, for several days or weeks or months at a time! Touring and travelling on a motorcycle gives you things that you can't get in ...

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Advice for starting a motorcycle without a key

Ask a Mechanic: How to Start a Motorcycle Without a Key

You ask we answer. Here's the latest in our "Ask a Mechanic" series. Q: I recently bought a Kawasaki Ninja 300. I have a tendency to lose my car keys so before I run into trouble I was wondering how to start a motorcycle without a key? A: Your...

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Motorcycle rider wearing Alpinestars Tech Air 5 airbag

Alpinestars Airbag - Tech Air 5

Alpinestars has launched their new autonomous motorcycling airbag system the Tech-Air 5. The Tech-Air 5 represents the latest addition to the Alpinestars Tech-Air which includes the Tech-Air Race and Tech-Air Street systems. Alpinestars pro...

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Tips for commuting on a motorcycle

The Wonderful World of Commuting on Motorcycle

I love riding my motorcycle! Who doesn't? Everyone I know who rides, either on the dirt or the street, loves to ride! I want to ride at every opportunity I can find. I don't understand why more riders don't feel the same!? Most American motorcycl...

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What to do if Your Motorcycle Breaks Down

Poor guy. You have probably uttered those words on occasion or two when riding or driving past a broken down motorist, stranded on the side of the road, probably clinging to their cell phone and with little hope of getting underway anytime soon. ...

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