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How cargo weight can make a difference in your motorcycle riding experience

Does Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) mean anything to you as a motorcycle rider? It should, since it’s one of the most important specifications about your motorcycle that you should be aware of before you ride. It’s especially critical when you start packing for a long-distance tour. Why is GVWR important? By understanding your bike’s GVWR, you know how much you can carry without risking...

A year after a hurricane strikes, motorcycle riders return to Florida to rally and help with recovery

Motorcycle riders are a hardy bunch of people—no climate-controlled cabin for us. We encounter the forces of nature straight on. Whether it’s wind, rain, or extreme temperatures, we ride for the pure joy of thundering down the road. Even stormy weather forecasts for the rally we’re riding to won’t deter us from enjoying the fun and camaraderie—unless the forecast is for a Category 5 hurricane....

One last blast to wrap up the summer motorcycle riding season in Daytona Beach

There’s an old saying that goes, “If one is good, two is better.” That certainly applies to motorcycle tours, rallies, and races—especially when they’re in Daytona Beach, Florida. For more than 75 years, Daytona Beach Bike Week has kicked off the new summer motorcycle riding season each spring. So, it’s only logical that riders return there for Biketoberfest to celebrate the end of the summer...

The 7 best roads that cross the Rocky Mountains

The Rocky Mountains stand tall and beautiful and are the home to some epic motorcycle roads. They’re also a symbol of the beauty of America. The "purple mountain majesties" line from “America the Beautiful” is a perfect description of the Rocky Mountains and the motorcycle rides they’re home to. Mount Evans Scenic Byway—Colorado Ride up and away into the clouds on the Mount Evans Scenic...

Understanding the dangers of long-distance riding fatigue

A road trip on a motorcycle can be an uplifting, exciting, and invigorating experience. It can also be physically and mentally draining—especially on longer trips. But there are ways to reduce the risks involved. What leads to physical fatigue? Riding a motorcycle puts you in a physical position that’s relatively static. If you ride a motorcycle that’s built primarily for style, that position can become...