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Take Extra Care When Swapping Your Bike's Oil Filter, Or Else
Take Extra Care When Swapping Your Bike's Oil Filter, Or Else

19 Sep 2016, 14:34 UTC / Tightening your oil filter in a wrong way or using an improvised tool might lead to a disaster, so here are some tips on how to do it

 
Grabbing the Front Brake Won't Fix Your Lousy Wheelie Landing
Grabbing the Front Brake Won't Fix Your Lousy Wheelie Landing

15 Jun 2016, 22:38 UTC / A rider fails to land a wheelie properly and reaches the grass near the road but has the dumb idea to grab the front brake. Yes, he crashes hard.

 
Skilled Driver Avoids Running Drunk Motorcyclist Over in Epic Save
Skilled Driver Avoids Running Drunk Motorcyclist Over in Epic Save

23 May 2016, 20:34 UTC / Drinking and operating vehicles on public roads often yields the nastiest results but sometimes skilled, aware drivers may save the day

 
The Sexiest Anti-Guide to Girl-Girl Motorcycle Riding
The Sexiest Anti-Guide to Girl-Girl Motorcycle Riding

29 Mar 2016, 12:38 UTC / In case the winter grip is still strong in the areas you live in, here's a most pleasant riding (anti) guide that should warm up the atmosphere

 
Why Carrying Around Some Hose Clamps Is Good for Your Bike
Why Carrying Around Some Hose Clamps Is Good for Your Bike

7 Mar 2016, 11:59 UTC / Screw-type hose clamps might not be on the list of things you'd usually carry around on the bike, but off-road riders could do well and have some with them

 
This Is Target Fixation and See What It Can Do (Wrong) for You
This Is Target Fixation and See What It Can Do (Wrong) for You

26 Feb 2016, 17:10 UTC / Target fixation is one of the worst enemies a motorcycle rider can have, and new riders are more prone to being affected by this alteration of perception

 
How Good Is the DCT Transmission for the Future of Motorcycling?
How Good Is the DCT Transmission for the Future of Motorcycling?

27 Aug 2015, 16:13 UTC / New technologies are usually aimed at making life better, easier and more pleasurable, but in the case of automatic bike transmissions, things may be different

 
The Dos and Don’ts of Washing a Motorcycle, Part Two (Final)
The Dos and Don’ts of Washing a Motorcycle, Part Two (Final)

24 Jul 2015, 15:33 UTC / We’re back with several extra aspects one might consider when washing his or her motorcycle. Again, nothing is rocket science but well worth thinking about.

 
The Dos and Don’ts of Washing a Motorcycle, Part One
The Dos and Don’ts of Washing a Motorcycle, Part One

17 Jul 2015, 15:01 UTC / It may sound funny, but even a simple operation such as washing your motorbike could yield unwanted results that are costly to fix, so young guns had better rea

 
Don't Ride with Morons Lest They Cause You to Crash Hard, Too
Don't Ride with Morons Lest They Cause You to Crash Hard, Too

30 Jun 2015, 13:32 UTC / This video is a great example of how nasty can things turn when some of the riders in a group don't play by the rules and act moronically

 
EMP Guns to Stop Motorcycle Pursuits?
EMP Guns to Stop Motorcycle Pursuits?

3 Apr 2015, 15:54 UTC / Some say that the world is becoming an increasingly unruly place, and we indeed get to see more pursuits involving bikes. Is there a way to cut them off early?

 
Poor Riding and Braking Skills Lead to Crash Showing How Useful Helmets Are
Poor Riding and Braking Skills Lead to Crash Showing How Useful Helmets Are

5 Feb 2015, 16:41 UTC / A perfect example of how poor "motorcycle foresight", poor braking skills and hasty reactions can lead to a crash which could have been avoided altogether

 
2013 Motorcycle Fatalities and Injuries in Slight Decline, More Detailed Data Needed
2013 Motorcycle Fatalities and Injuries in Slight Decline, More Detailed Data Needed

30 Jan 2015, 16:25 UTC / FARS and NHTSA have revealed their reports on 2013 fatalities and injuries. They show a slight decrease in motorcycle deaths but there is still a long way to go

 
Things You Can Do with Your Bike in Winter
Things You Can Do with Your Bike in Winter

23 Jan 2015, 16:00 UTC / Frustration, longing, riding withdrawal anxiety and many more, you’ve most likely experienced them all during winter time, if you’re a motorcyclist. Some fellows are lucky enough and the...

 
Mindless Rider Crashes Showing How Not to Ride a Ninja ZX-10R
Mindless Rider Crashes Showing How Not to Ride a Ninja ZX-10R

15 Jan 2015, 10:24 UTC / We’ve all done this at a moment in our lives: heading out on the open highway with buddies and twisting that throttle for dear life, whether to see whose bike is faster on that road or simply,...

 
Hyperthermia and Dehydration Caused the Death of Polish Dakar Rider Michal Hernik
Hyperthermia and Dehydration Caused the Death of Polish Dakar Rider Michal Hernik

10 Jan 2015, 21:28 UTC / Hyperthermia and dehydration are the causes behind the death of Michal Hernik, tests say. Polish rider Michal Hernik was found dead some 300 meters (1000 ft) off the normal track in Stage 3 of the 2...

 
The Other Must-Have Items for a Bike Trip, the Cheap Edition
The Other Must-Have Items for a Bike Trip, the Cheap Edition

19 Dec 2014, 13:48 UTC / We know it’s Christmas soon, and your bike is asleep in your garage, clean and hooked to a trickle charger, having whatever dreams a bike can have, and waiting for the spring day you’ll ...

 
Motorcycle Licensing in Europe Explained
Motorcycle Licensing in Europe Explained

12 Dec 2014, 16:21 UTC / In the biggest area of Europe, the riding season is kind of over, with only the southern regions still allowing motorcyclists to have two-wheeled fun without the need to use their “hardcore ge...

 
Reasons for Not Riding a Bike and Their Rebuttal
Reasons for Not Riding a Bike and Their Rebuttal

26 Sep 2014, 15:53 UTC / Some things will never change, and one of them is the worried looks on the face of certain people when one of their friends mentions that he or she is considering starting to ride a motorbike. A han...

 
An Anti-Guide to Motorcycle Riding
An Anti-Guide to Motorcycle Riding

24 Sep 2014, 15:42 UTC / After watching a rather disturbing video yesterday, I thought that today’s larger article should deal with these matters. It’s really hard for me to decide whether it will be an editoria...