Buying a bike is only the first step—and cost—when it comes to motorcycle ownership. Right off the bat, you’ll need to purchase safety gear (a helmet, boots, a jacket, gloves, and pants) and get your motorcycle license, including safety classes, if you don’t already have it. You’ll also have to figure in regular fill-ups at
We’re positive there are days where you’d love to grab your bike and just hit the road alone. After a long day of work or on a sunny Saturday morning, a solo ride certainly holds appeal. It’s always better, however, to ride together with at least one other person—safer, smarter, and more responsible. Here’s why
Whether owning a motorcycle has been a lifelong dream, or a desire recently born from long-term lockdowns, there’s a lot to think about. If you’ve never ridden before you can’t just show up at the dealer on a whim, sign the contract, and ride it home. So, in addition to exhilaration of researching and selecting
Falling in love is never as simple as it sounds, and that goes as much for motorcycles as it does for any other great infatuation. After a few years, familiarity creeps in and you might find yourself with a wandering eye. But do you really need that brand new, expensive, high-tech bike? We think not.
“Your motorcycle comes with handlebars, exhaust pipes, and wheels already on it, why do you need to change them” asked no rider ever. The proper answer to that question is silence. Seriously. Anyone who asks you that won’t understand a single word you say to them. Riders upgrade so their motorcycle will look and ride
The UGH moment of buying a motorcycle is when you’re asked if you want to purchase additional coverage for your new ride. It’s a buzzkill that squelches the euphoric experience of being moments away from driving off the showroom floor. That said, it’s better to understand the types of additional coverage available — and especially