Motorcycle Rider Basics

Five Ways to Immediately Improve your Motorcycle Ride

Five Ways to Improve Your Ride.

1) Handlebars, 2) Windshield, 3) Foot Controls, 4) Seat & 5) Exhaust

People seem to always adjust everything around them to make things more enjoyable. Remote controls to adjust the TV volume, shoe inserts make our feet feel better, or maybe a couple aspirin to take care of that annoying headache. But when it comes to motorcycles, everybody just wants to jump on and ride. Sure, the motorcycle ride may not be very comfortable but that's what motorcycles are all about anyway, right? Well yes, to some extent, motorcycles are all about getting out in the weather and the wind and enjoying the ride. However there are five things that you can take care of on your motorcycle which will allow you to increase your enjoyment immediately. You can survive without a remote control, shoe inserts or aspirin but if you really want to enjoy your motorcycle ride you need to pay attention to these five things

Scooter Schmooter

Burgman Scooters, hey, I thought this blog was about motorcycles, not scooters.

Scooters have come a long way, baby. My 1960’s “Nifty, Thrifty, Honda 50” has migrated into today’s super class of scooters like the Suzuki Burgman. This Suzuki Burgman has a 650cc, fuel-injected motor and electronically-controlled continuously variable transmission scooter. It weighs 518 pounds and is a freeway machine with a top speed of 115 mph. It will set you back over $10,000 brand new.

Couldn’t Pour ‘What’ Out Of My Boots?

bootclassicengineerbikerboot1440m I see riders wearing tennis shoes everyday and I am always amazed. Penny loafers, slaps and dress shoes just do not have any place in your protective equipment inventory. I have even seen people riding bare foot. I mean, how do you even shift? That must be brutal. So, in my book, what goes on your feet is a pair of boots. It is not a question of “if” it is a question or “what type” of boots.