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Why Would You Put Handguards On A Street or Sport Motorcycle?

Why Would You Put Handguards On A Street or Sport Motorcycle?

Off-road and adventure riders know Barkbusters handguards offer outstanding protection from rocks and tree limbs on the trail, and even provide some protection for levers and switches in minor falls. But are handguards useful on streetbikes? It turns out they are. Cold can be a big deterrent when riding your motorcycle in the late fall/earlyRead more about Why Would You Put Handguards On A Street or Sport Motorcycle?[…]

Motorcycling With The Peloton – Becoming A Moto Official

Motorcycling With The Peloton – Becoming A Moto Official

This guest post is written by Brandon Price – A USA Cycling Moto Offical, and former police officer. Growing up in the 1970’s, I always looked forward to Friday nights. Friday night meant a family trip to Thrifty’s for a 10 cent scoop of chocolate chip ice cream, followed by some quality tube time. IRead more about Motorcycling With The Peloton – Becoming A Moto Official[…]

How To Install The DENALI CANsmart For Your Motorcycle

How To Install The DENALI CANsmart For Your Motorcycle

The Best CANsmart Controller Just Got Better   Features: True Plug & Play installation Offers custom control of your electrical accessories 4 dedicated circuits pre-programmed to control two sets of auxiliary lights, an auxiliary horn, & an auxiliary brake light Each circuit is electronically fused and preconfigured to use right out of the box NewRead more about How To Install The DENALI CANsmart For Your Motorcycle[…]

How To Install A Tail Tidy (Fender Eliminator) On A Motorcycle

How To Install A Tail Tidy (Fender Eliminator) On A Motorcycle

Try as they might, most motorcycle manufacturers have a hard time making the stock license plate assembly look good on sport and standard bikes. (Actually laws dictating lighting sizes, placement and visibility of the license plate have a big hand in this.) Maybe that’s why “tidying” up the rear fender is one of the firstRead more about How To Install A Tail Tidy (Fender Eliminator) On A Motorcycle[…]

Motorcycle Crash Bar Installation – Tips & Tricks From The Pros

Motorcycle Crash Bar Installation – Tips & Tricks From The Pros

Motorcycle crash bars are crucial equipment if you ride off-road, and they’ve even saved a street bike or two from calamity. At the least, they can help prevent minor damage from becoming expensive parts replacements; at best, they can keep the motorcycle operable so you can get to your destination. To learn more about howRead more about Motorcycle Crash Bar Installation – Tips & Tricks From The Pros[…]