Tag: Motocycle Air Cushions

motorcycle injuries

How to Avoid Motorcycle Injuries on your way to the 2021 BikeStock in Depew, Oklahoma

Route 66 is best known as a place to “get your kicks”, but it’s also the pathway to one of the biggest motorcycle rallies in the country — the Route 66 BikeStock Oklahoma Bike Rally. BikeStock Oklahoma is an old-school style, adults-only rally that brings together motorcycle enthusiasts from coast to coast. With live music, games, contests, and food, there’s no shortage of fun at this event. But before you can unclip your helmet and kick back, there are few safety tips to keep in mind. Whether you’re traveling 10

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low seat height motorcycles

The Top Low Seat Height Motorcycles for Angel City Spring Motorcycle Rally 2021

It’s riding season, and with only a couple of weeks until the Angel City Motorcycle Rally, it’s time to find your perfect ride! We have the ultimate list of low seat height motorcycles to get you riding in comfort and style this spring. So, if you are a shorter rider and you want to stand out against the other 12 million riders on the road this season, keep reading!  Triumph Street Twin  This ride has a seat that comes right to 29.9 inches off the ground. This height makes it

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motorcycle shock absorbers

Should You Increase a Bike’s Shock Absorbers for Long Trips?

Are you planning on taking a long-distance road trip with your beloved bike?  Perhaps you want to see the glory that is North Carolina’s Tail of the Dragon—or get a taste of hell on The Devil’s Highway in Arizona. You might be contemplating Route 1, California’s famous Pacific Coast Highway. Or maybe you’re attending Daytona Bike Week 2021, an annual motorcycle event that draws upwards of 500,000 people every year. It doesn’t matter where you’re going; it only matters if you ride there in comfort. Any long-distance bike trip needs to consider factors

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long-distance biking

How to Prepare For Your Long-Distance Biking Trip

In 2015, Canada’s Danell Lynn broke the world record for the Longest Motorcycle Journey in a Single Country. The record-holder spent 373 days on the road, traversing a total of 54,050 miles. If you’re getting ready for your first long-distance biking trip, there’s a lot to learn from Lynn’s pre-ride preparation checklist. That’s why we’re bringing you this guide. Want to know how to pack for a biking trip? Then keep reading because this one’s for you.  Get a Mechanic to Check Out Your Bike The last thing you need

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Myrtle Beach Bike Week

Your Guide to the 2021 Myrtle Beach Bike Week

Myrtle Beach Bike Week is one of the biggest biking events on the eastern seaboard, usually drawing hundreds of thousands of bikers from across the country and beyond.  Despite attendance being down last year, it’s hoped that this year’s event will be more like those of previous years. Whatever the final attendance figures, those who go are sure to have a fantastic week of biking in beautiful South Carolina scenery. In this guide, we’ll take a look at the scheduled dates of the festival and what you can expect. Ready

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motorcycle riding position

The Importance of Choosing the Best Motorcycle Riding Position

Riding your motorcycle should provide a fun experience.  Do you find that you feel tired and achy after riding for a while? If motorcycles aren’t properly positioned for riding, they can cause fatigue and discomfort.  This represents a serious problem in addition to the pain.  A 2018 report found that fatigue and drowsiness were some of the factors in 1,221 motorcycle deaths. Ensuring that you have the correct motorcycle riding position can save your life.  It also prevents injuries caused by decreased circulation and body misalignment.  Keep reading to learn

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motorcycle group riding

Safety First: Top Motorcycle Group Riding Tips to Remember

Few experiences top a beautiful day of riding with friends.  Motorcycle enthusiasts know that this is one hobby that only gets better when you enjoy it with others.  Whether you’re gearing up for an annual bike week or simply cruising a scenic route, it’s important to follow basic safety practices. Today, we’re sharing a few of the top tips to remember for motorcycle group riding.  Designed to keep everyone in your party safe, these guidelines can help you enjoy the open road with care and caution. Prepare Before You Go Before

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Motorcycle Riding

Preventing Soreness: 5 Stretches to Do When Motorcycle Riding

Owning a motorcycle is a thrilling experience that many people can’t find anywhere else.  But, it’s also common for people to develop a large amount of soreness after long rides. Fortunately, the following stretches are a solid way to eliminate soreness and make motorcycle riding far more enjoyable.  Let’s take a look at everything you should know.  1. Neck/Upper Back Long periods of riding can easily build plenty of tightness in the neck and upper back, making this one of the most important stretches to implement.  This is, of course, unless

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motorcycle ergonomics

5 Things You Need to Know About Motorcycle Ergonomics

According to research, the average motorcyclist rides approximately 1,800 miles per year, just commuting to work.  If you add road trips and adventures on top of that, that number jumps to anywhere between 3,000 and 5,000 miles per year. That is a long time spent in one position, and if you don’t have the correct motorcycle ergonomics, you could be affecting your overall posture, experience long-term pain, and increase your risk of accidents. Motorcycle ergonomics involves more than just your riding posture, it also looks at statistics, engineering, psychology, and

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Daytona Beach Bike Week

2021 Daytona Beach Bike Week: A Guide to This Year’s Festivities

Are you ready for this year’s biggest motorcycle event? The 80th Annual Daytona Bike Week will be held March 5th-14th, 2021.  And there is enough to see and do to keep any bike lover happy all throughout the week. Wondering what will be happening and what makes this event so special?  Keep reading to learn all about it! Awesome Rides If you love riding motorcycles, then the Daytona Beach Bike Week is the perfect event.  That’s because there is no shortage of awesome riding opportunities. You can ride on Apollo

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