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Why Do Dirt Bike Helmets Have Visors (+ How They Are Different From Street Helmets)
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Why Do Dirt Bike Helmets Have Visors (+ How They Are Different From Street Helmets)

We all know what helmet visors are. In fact, I can’t imagine riding out on a bright day without wearing my helmet with the tinted visor. But what about dirt bikes? And why are the visors in dirt bike helmets different? Great questions.  To find out the answer, we will start with the history of…

Indian vs Harley vs Victory: The Battle of the Triads

Indian vs Harley vs Victory: The Battle of the Triads

Let me guess… You are one of those numerous riders who find the roar of a Harley engine more thrilling than anything else in life. Without a doubt, Harley-Davidson is THE undisputed king of machismo that has dominated the North American motorcycle market for decades.  But the news is, Harley is being challenged by a…

Motorcycle Running Rich vs Lean: Symptoms & Signs (+ What to Do)

Motorcycle Running Rich vs Lean: Symptoms & Signs (+ What to Do)

The ultimate rich vs lean discussion is NOT another political or economic topic you’ll be likely to hear these days. Actually, it’s all about the air to fuel ratio (AFR) in the engine. That essentially means the right ratio of air and fuel to ensure complete combustion of the fuel. If the ratio isn’t right,…

Where to Practice Riding a Motorcycle: 6 Best Spots to Not Get Busted

Where to Practice Riding a Motorcycle: 6 Best Spots to Not Get Busted

News flash: before you appear for a motorcycle riding test, you need some SERIOUS riding practice.  And whether you prefer marathon practice sessions stretching for hours or short bursts of intense practice, you need to pick the right spot. But what’s the best place to practice riding a motorcycle before you get a license? Actually,…

Most Comfortable Sport Bike: 9 Best Bets (+ Why Give Them a Chance)

Most Comfortable Sport Bike: 9 Best Bets (+ Why Give Them a Chance)

What makes motorcycles so fun is that every variety has its own special features. Take sports bikes for example. Chances are, you have heard through the grapevine that they are more challenging to ride. I wouldn’t say that’s pure hogwash. But the truth is, ride comfort is a relative factor. And there are quite a…

Can I Use 10w30 Instead of 5w30 Oil – The Ultimate Guide to Multi-Grade Engine Oils

Can I Use 10w30 Instead of 5w30 Oil – The Ultimate Guide to Multi-Grade Engine Oils

Allow me to start with a warning. If you’re a newcomer to the world of motorcycles, there’s a lot to get confused about. And one of the areas where many newbies get baffled is choosing the right lubricating oil for your engine. So let me rephrase the question: what if I put 10w30 instead of…

Why Are Used Motorcycles So Expensive: 4 Reasons Why You Can’t Get It Cheap

Why Are Used Motorcycles So Expensive: 4 Reasons Why You Can’t Get It Cheap

Planning to buy a used motorcycle as your chopper? Great idea! But considering the rising prices of used bikes, chances are you’re in for a shock. So why are used motorcycles so expensive? And is there a lack of quality cheap bikes in the market? Keep reading to find out. Reasons Why Used Motorcycles Are…

2 Stroke Break In: A Look Beyond This Engine Controversy (+ 2 Best Methods)

2 Stroke Break In: A Look Beyond This Engine Controversy (+ 2 Best Methods)

To be honest, the concept of engine break-in in a motorcycle is a controversial topic. And one of the prime reasons for that is TONS of misinformation that’s available all over the net. I agree that this is nowhere as controversial as some of the important philosophical questions of life. For example: What came first? The chicken…

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