Lifting a Fallen Motorcycle

Lifting a Fallen Motorcycle

Let’s face it, at some time in our riding lives we’re all going to take a spill. And if that spill doesn’t leave you incapacitated, you’re going to have to pick that bike up and you may have to do it on your own. Of course, you could also find...
Plan a Trip, Share a Route

Plan a Trip, Share a Route

This article first ran earlier last year, but as we start getting closer to spring and warmer riding weather is settling in over more parts of the country…and the world…we thought it worth sharing this one about Motortourer once more. While much of what we...
Ride In The Rain

Ride In The Rain

We first ran this last summer as California was in the middle of a long drought — call us hopeful! But with the winter starting to wane and the chances of riding in rain still pretty high, we thought it worth running this one again. We’ll be the first to...
Be a Better Passenger

Be a Better Passenger

So there are all kind of tips on how to ride a bike, but what about how to be a passenger on a bike. Mostly, it’s been boiled down to “get on and hold on” to “get on but don’t move.” Neither of which are of much help. Here are few...
Turn Your Dirt Bike Into Ice

Turn Your Dirt Bike Into Ice

While you have to look hard and drive long to find enough ice to ride on, most of the upper midwest and northeast doesn’t have that problem. Especially after this recent storm Jonas. So we were wondering, how do you take a perfectly good dirt bike and turn it...
Cold Weather Riding

Cold Weather Riding

We give each other grief for being pussies when it gets below 60 and the air fills with that watery stuff called rain. But we shouldn’t let cold weather or wet keep us off the streets. We’re bikers, damn it! Descendants of Thor…or something like...
Time to Winterize Your Bike

Time to Winterize Your Bike

While there are still various lengths of the riding season left, our friends in the Northeast and Upper Midwest are already starting to think about putting their bike away for the winter. Here are some reminders if you haven’t started considering them already:...