• Motorcycle Trackday Etiquette
    22
    Oct

    How to Prepare For and Participate in a Trackday

    One of the most common questions we get asked relates to participating in a trackday. It seems there is a long-standing misconception that in order to access the track, your bike needs to be fully race-prepped; safety-wire, oil catch basin, etc. While this may have been true many years ago, anymore, virtually every bike can participate in a track day ...
  • motorcycle on a centerstand
    20
    May

    How To Get A Motorcycle Onto the Centerstand

    Getting a motorcycle onto the centerstand may seem daunting. Particularly if your motorcycle is somewhat large, like a Goldwing or a BMW, or if you are particularly small or short. Most people try to rock the bike back up onto the stand or try to lift, mostly using arm strength. However, if you use our simple technique described in the ...
  • Motorcycle Waving
    20
    Jul

    The Motorcycle Wave | Enough Already

    When I was fortunate enough to cajole my father into taking me out on a ride, and even into those first few years of riding my own, seeing another motorcycle out on the road was a rare occurrence. I remember picking them out, sometimes as just a distant point of light and trying my hardest to identify the make and ...
  • Load a motorcycle in the back of a truck
    18
    Jul

    How to Load and Tie Down a Motorcycle

    Over the years, we’ve seen people tie down their motorcycles in the craziest ways imaginable using tie-down straps that looked like relics from Great Depression. We decided to take some time and dedicate it to the proper way to tie-down and load a motorcycle into a truck or a trailer including the importance of using the correct tie-down strap. We ...
  • set motorcycle controls
    26
    Feb

    How To Set Your Motorcycle Controls to Fit You

    Do you sometimes wish the brake lever was a little lower, or maybe wish the brake pedal was a little lower? Let’s face it, we are all individuals. Whether you have small or large hands and feet, you can make changes to the position of most motorcycle controls so they work with your biomechanics. Even if your motorcycle doesn’t feature ...
  • Motorcycle Tires Explained
    20
    May

    Motorcycle Tires Explained

    When it comes to sport bikes, the subject of tires is a common topic of discussion and few topics evoke as much passion or controversy. What is the best tire? How old of a tire should you run? When is a tire worn out? How many heat cycles will a tire last? Where is the best place to purchase replacements? ...