Tag: Motorcycle Ergonomics

bike seat

Bike Seat 101: How To Ride Comfortably on Your Motorcycle

Are you a new or experienced motorcycle rider? Does your seat give you a comfortable ride no matter the distance? If you answered, “No”, it’s time for a new bike seat. You don’t have to settle or “put up with” the pain. Get a seat to fit your body’s needs. Keep reading to learn what to look for in a great motorcycle seat. What Affects Motorcycle Comfort? There are several reasons that contribute to seat discomfort. If you like to take long rides, you don’t want to be uncomfortable. The

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bike week

How To Prepare for Your First Bike Week

There are a lot of great things about owning a motorcycle. You get to get out on the open road and explore America’s most scenic roads. You also get to enjoy the camaraderie that comes along with finding a group of like-minded people. What better way is there to find people who love riding as much as you than heading to your very first bike week. There are a number of bike weeks throughout the country, but no matter which one you attend, you’ll want to make sure you’re prepared.

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Texas Motor Speedway

What to Do At “Get On Moto Fest” at the Texas Motor Speedway

More Americans are riding motorcycles today than ever before- in fact, over 8% of American homes are currently loving their bike. Sharing your passion for motoring with others is a great way to learn more about this hobby and meet new friends with similar interests. Get On! Moto Fest at the Texas Motor Speedway is a 3-day event spanning May 21, 22, and 23. It’s an inclusive event that brings together motorcycle enthusiasts of all ages, genders, and styles for fun activities related to riding. Read on to learn what

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sand and gravel

Navigating Sand and Gravel at Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally 2021

Things are gearing up for the famous Spring Bike Week Rally in the beautiful city of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. If you’re getting ready to hit the road for this awesome event, it’s important to remember that you could be dealing with some rough riding on sand and gravel. Before you head out, read on for some tips that will help you navigate this terrain more easily for a great experience you’ll look back on with a smile. Smooth Out Your Throttle Odds are that you have experience riding through

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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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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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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 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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