By now, you’ve probably checked your family members and best friends off your holiday gift list, but what about your riding buddy? Every time you hit the road with them, you make new memories and share great experiences while riding across your city, state, or country. There’s no better person (or people!) to treat to
It’s second nature to get car insurance when you buy a new vehicle, so doesn’t the motorcycle you bought deserve the same special treatment? We know finding the right coverage for your new or used motorcycle can feel like a challenge. How do you choose between factory warranties, insurance, or motorcycle extended service plans? Let
An extended service plan is a motorcycle rider’s best friend. We have plans to cover basically everything your factory warranty covers—and even some stuff they won’t. Did you know there are add-on options for our plans, too? This includes coverage for aftermarket performance upgrades. At Discount ESP, we offer Tire and Wheel Protection, Pre-Paid Maintenance
For seasoned winter riders and newbies alike, making sure your bike is ready to handle winter weather is crucial. While winterizing to some people means preparing your motorcycle for storage, some practices are still recommended for riders who plan on riding throughout the winter months, too. Check out our top 10 tips on how to
While there are merits to riding in every season, fall motorcycle rides are optimal in many ways, including slightly cooler temperatures and colorful fall foliage around every turn. For many riders, depending on where they’re based and their riding preferences, the month of October signifies the last hurrah on their bikes for the year. Take
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
If you’re considering an extended service plan, you’ve come to the right place. Discount ESP’s extended service coverage is more than a step above the rest—offering comprehensive coverage, flexible payment plans, one-on-one support, and more. With over $1 million in claims already paid for, we’re the best choice for your full coverage needs. Learn more
We’re positive there are days when 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
This winter has been one most of us want to forget—with record-breaking low temperatures, rainfall, and snowfall across the continental United States. The country has been holding its breath with the promise of spring and warmer weather around the corner. In the spirit of the open road, here are a few unforgettable spring motorcycle road
Most people are familiar with extended service plans for automobiles, also known as extended warranties.1 Fewer realize that they are also available for motorcycles. As all vehicle technology becomes more sophisticated and the purchase price of motorcycles and cars increases, however, many people find themselves wanting more protection than a traditional warranty offers. According to
We are currently amid the dog days of winter, which Urban Dictionary defines as “so cold out that you don’t mind holding a steaming bag of dog poo in your hand.” And this winter has put a crimp in everyone’s style. In most places, it’s too cold to have a great ride, pretty much no
The holidays are here, which means this blog is just in time for those of you who’ve been putting off shopping for your beloved motorcyclist. Don’t just hop on Amazon. Do NOT do that. Stop right now. Discount ESP has got you covered. Whatever your budget, there’s something unique on this short and easy holiday
As the year winds down, the riding season will be nearing an end for many bikers in the north. For those die-hards, there’s plenty of advice about how to ride in frigid temperatures, though some of it sounds a little scary. But most people aren’t fans of black ice, cold wind, and snow. If you
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. Along with the exhilaration of researching and selecting your
You know autumn is near even before the leaves begin to turn, don’t you? Whether it’s the angle of the sun in the sky, zero humidity, or perfect sleeping temps; the most beautiful time of the year—and the best time to ride—is just around the corner. If you haven’t already planned your fall freedom runs,
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, so why do you need to change them?,” said 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 their motorcycle so it will look
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—especially the difference between
18 Tips To Get Your Bike Spring Ready No matter where you live or what your climate is, 2019-2020 has been a long winter. Chances are when you hear the word open, you’re not thinking about the economy, you’re thinking about the road. And not just the road, but your life there. All the places
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