This is the text off of a Harley marketing video, however, it fits bikers in general...
Bike enthusiasts all over the world like to join together to partake in an amazing event every single year. These events are very popular and attract a number of visitors from every nation. Listed below are some of the most well known motorcycle rallies around:
The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is one of the most popular motorcycle rallies around. This event is held in a place which barely has a population of 5,000 at the most. This rally does not just attract bike lovers it also…Continue
Leather is the perfect material for motorcycle riding. Offering style, comfort and most importantly, protection, a leather jacket is an essential part of your biking experience. So, it is equally essential to choose the right one. Here are some tips on picking the perfect jacket.
Motorcycle jackets are designed to protect you from abrasion, strong blows and puncture damage. Jackets made of thick, high quality leather will obviously offer the best protection.…
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Author Bio: The guest post was contributed by Lucy, financial guest blogger from Manchester, UK. Find out more about her blogs @financeport.
Do you own a bike? Are you planning to improve its performance? It all depends on type of bike you are riding. Following are the tips to improve bike’s performance effectively.
Frequent tread-wear check and proper tire inflation are primary tips to take care of your bike.…Continue
This is a guest post. Allison Cooper is a writer and editor for Beyond Stores, a leading online furniture retailer. When not at work, Allison likes to research themed rooms because she is a total design junkie!
Motorcyclists are passionate about their hobby. Luckily, their love of motorcycles does not need be left in the garage. Turning a room into a biker-themed room can be a fun way to show off their…Continue
Sure, you want to do it all when you buy your motorcycle. You've already asked off from work so you can go to Sturgis 2013, you bought your helmet months ago and customized it and your leather jacket is broken in and ready. All you need now is a bike.
Well, that's not quite all you need. You also need motorcycle insurance. Why? Because let's face it, sometimes bikers become invisible to drivers stuck in their sedans and minivans. No matter how safely bikers ride, they're always at…Continue
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Elle works for Portugal Property, a place where you can rent property in Portugal easily and hassle free.
If you’re a motor biking enthusiast make sure Portugal is your next holiday destination. With all that Portugal has to offer, you won’t be let down. Expect an abundance of long, twisting, and stretching roads that boast the most spectacular views! Portugal may have been abit slow in…Continue
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Why Full Face Helmets Beat Motocross-Style Lids
When it comes to choosing a new helmet, you’re often confronted with a number of issues – do you go for one that matches the colour scheme of your leathers or bike, one that’s made by your favourite manufacturer or a replica of your hero – but there are a lot of other considerations that need to be taken into account such as the size and style of your new lid.
Before you hand over the cash, you need to pay careful consideration to…Continue
This is a sponsored post from motorcycle accident lawyer Robert Reeves, a seasoned criminal defense attorney proudly serving the Carolina’s.
Did you know that motorcyclists are 25 times more likely to be involved in a deadly accident than individuals in passenger cars?
This statistic from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National…Continue
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Motorcycle clubs have been around just about as long as motorcycles and the biker lifestyle
Marlon Brando and James Dean led the charge that not only…Continue
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This is a guest post. Cormac Reynolds writes for First Vehicle Leasing a UK firm who offer car leasing to business.
There’s nothing like a cruiser to really convey that image of cool and it seems that these days we are more than spoiled for choice, with a wide range of great bikes on the market.
It’s hard to know what makes a great cruiser – is it speed, is it style, is it comfort or is it just the sheer…Continue
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The abundance of leather and metal seen on the streets these days proves that the "biker" look has successfully fought its way to the top of the fashion trends. Recently seen at fashion week in Milan, Paris and New York, the biker look is bad, it's tough, and... it's chic. No longer solely representing an image of masculinity and nonconformity, top designers have transformed this look into a sleek, sexy profile that is empowering women worldwide.
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Although cycling is a popular activity for many people, for some of us we much prefer the slightly more efficient alternative of a motorcycle. Providing us with all of the benefits that we would commonly associated with a bicycle – without the need for over-exertion – these beautiful little motorized devices require as little effort as a car, but have that zippy feature which allows them to easily dive in and out of queuing traffic – a popular option with many…
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This is a guest post from Backgrinder.
We all love great custom bikes, and for most of us, the wilder the better. From the early chopper scene of the 60's and 70's to the radical mods we see today, custom bikes have always been the most popular, eye catching traffic stoppers in the bike universe. Even people who don't ride are into it, lining up at shows for a glimpse at the latest bikes and turning builders like Jesse James and…Continue
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This is a guest post from Skedaddle, the experts at road travel down under.
Australia's open roads call out to anyone who would like to discover them. Taking a motorcycle trip through Australia is an exhilarating experience that few souls are brave enough to even attempt. If you've decided that you'd like to discover Australia in a whole new way, you should seek the help of motorbike clubs somewhere along the way. Not only…Continue
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Are you looking to buy that special biker in your life a new motorcycle jacket? First off, you're a very generous person, but before you buy the first jacket you see, it's important to get a better understanding of what motorcycle jackets are used for and why not every motorcycle jacket is the same. Besides helmets, motorcycle jackets are probably the most important piece of equipment you'll need to have for riding, so you should have a good idea of what…Continue
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This is a guest post from "Are You Selling, We Are Buying Cars And Other Vehicles."
If you’re looking to buy a new motorcycle, and you have a used one sitting in the garage, you might be tempted to take the used bike to the dealership and sell it directly to them when you purchase a new bike. The problem with selling your motorcycle to a dealership is that you won’t get a fair value. Dealerships are notorious for…Continue
This is a GUEST POST by Naveen Kumar who writes for XMOTORCYCLES.
Motorcycle engines come in two different types two stroke or four stroke.
FOUR STROKE ENGINE:
During the intake stroke, the piston goes down from the top of the cylinder to the bottom, reducing the pressure inside the cylinder. It then draws a mixture of fuel and air into the cylinder through the intake port,…Continue
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Confederate has never been shy of making big claims. This is the Alabama company’s latest model, and it comes with a mission…Continue
I went to my local Harley Davidson dealer (ZIPS) today to get new tires for my Fat Boy. "Local" is relative as this dealer is over an hour away from my house. There is another dealer which is about 10 minutes closer, however, I've always chosen to go to ZIPS. I've been going there for many years. Ownership and personnel has changed alot over the years.
Two tires with installation was set to run between $700 and $800. Outrageous, however, anything related to Harley Davidson…