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Leather vs Textile vs Mesh Motorcycle Jackets: The Ultimate Guide (From a Seasoned Rider!)
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Leather vs Textile vs Mesh Motorcycle Jackets: The Ultimate Guide (From a Seasoned Rider!)

Hey, is that a troubled rider, searching for the right type of jacket to buy? I hope it is, because this article is going to help you decide which type of jacket is right for you between leather vs textile vs mesh. TL;DR: here is a complete comparison of leather, mesh and textile jackets with…

What Does a Steering Damper Do on a Motorcycle: Saving You From Death Wobble

What Does a Steering Damper Do on a Motorcycle: Saving You From Death Wobble

(**85s sales conference music plays**) Welcome, readers, riders, and whatever you are in between. This is another article where I tell you stuff about I DON’T use on my bike, but you SHOULD. (My mind: Tell ‘em you use it. It will set more authority. Wink, Wink.) Why? You are a super-sport bike addict. Like…

What Do Baffles Do on a Motorcycle: Performance Boosters Or Clingy Pieces of Metal?
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What Do Baffles Do on a Motorcycle: Performance Boosters Or Clingy Pieces of Metal?

Loud pipes save lives! Loud pipes save lives! Look, I get it. You don’t have to say it a third time.  Loud pipes… Seriously? To be honest, I love sexy, loud motorcycle noises just as much as the next guy. But I also love not going deaf sooner than I have to.  There is a point where…

What Does a Motorcycle Rectifier Do: Solving the Mystery of Motorcycle Electronics
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What Does a Motorcycle Rectifier Do: Solving the Mystery of Motorcycle Electronics

Motorcycles have a rectifier, that is a regulator. A what?  What’s there to be regulated? I mean, it’s a motorcycle! You pour in the gas, twist the throttle and move from A to B. HOW complicated can it be?! You’d be surprised!  There’s more to it than rolling a lean-mean-two-wheeled machine. Yes, all motorcycles have…

What Does CC Mean on a Motorcycle: 5 Things They Never Tell You About Motorcycle CC

What Does CC Mean on a Motorcycle: 5 Things They Never Tell You About Motorcycle CC

CC on a motorcycle. Two letters that make us squids brag about who has it bigger. Bike, of course. It’s what splits us from being scooter weaklings or macho riders. (Me being somewhere in the middle!) But what do they actually mean? Here’s what I found a CC on a motorcycle engine stand for (Get…

Dropped Motorcycle? What To Check When Embarrassment Hits

Dropped Motorcycle? What To Check When Embarrassment Hits

Motorcycle drops happen. The embarrassment level goes up. It even skyrockets when there are people watching you.  What do you do next?  “I don’t know what to do!” “I don’t know what to do!” “I don’t know what to do!” “You can act like a motorcyclist!”  Here is a checklist with the procedure steps of what you…

How to Remove a Disc Lock: An Expert Guide Through a Panicky Situation

How to Remove a Disc Lock: An Expert Guide Through a Panicky Situation

“Keys are for scooter boys! I’m a real motorcyclist! I don’t need NO keys!” – Said NO motorcyclist ever. Even if I wanted to sound bad-ass, that disc lock on my wheel won’t open itself up. And keys, by definition, like to get lost. A disc lock without a key, only makes your motorcycle a…

How Long Do Motorcycles Last (+ FREE Motorcycle Life Expectancy Checklist)

How Long Do Motorcycles Last (+ FREE Motorcycle Life Expectancy Checklist)

Look, there is no straightforward answer for how long you can expect your motorcycle to last. It would be the same as asking a person: “How long should humans live?” (65 is enough for me.) And getting an answer: “Your mileage may vary!” Yes, I know, everything comes to MAINTENANCE, MAINTENANCE, MAINTENANCE. I’m so sick…

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