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Transalpina, Romania's Highest Rideable Road
Transalpina, Romania's Highest Rideable Road

19 Sep 2014, 15:25 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / While many of you may have heard about Transfagarasan, one of the world’s most beautiful roads after the Top Gear chaps rode their supercars on it and their jaws dropped, you’ll be thril...

 
Why Warm, Sunny Weather Is Sometimes Your Enemy
Why Warm, Sunny Weather Is Sometimes Your Enemy

12 Sep 2014, 14:32 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Once, someone asked me which weather was the most dangerous for riding a motorcycle. Of course, I skipped the first answer that usually comes to the mind of a rookie, and that was obviously “r...

 
How to Check Your Honda Gold Wing for Dragging Brake Issues
How to Check Your Honda Gold Wing for Dragging Brake Issues

10 Sep 2014, 14:45 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Honda has released a quick guide for the owners of Gold Wing bikes affected by the recent recall. If you caught yesterday’s story here on autoevolution, you’ve learned that around 126,00...

 
How to Decipher Motorcycle Tire Codes
How to Decipher Motorcycle Tire Codes

22 Aug 2014, 14:38 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Even though most riders pay a visit to their bike dealer or local motorcycle tire shop when it comes to changing their bikes’ tires, I bet there are a lot of guys who would like to know more a...

 
The Creepy Card That May Save Your Life
The Creepy Card That May Save Your Life

12 Aug 2014, 15:09 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / I remember that one of my work mates once saw me printing out a small card and came closer to see what was going on with it. After reading the text on it, the chap looked at me with a rather crept-o...

 
How to Upgrade Motorcycle Brakes
How to Upgrade Motorcycle Brakes

1 Aug 2014, 15:30 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Brakes are probably the most important safety device when it comes to riding a motorcycle, and this goes without saying. Wherever you may roam, from running city errands and grocery shopping to off-...

 
Radial Brakes Explained
Radial Brakes Explained

25 Jul 2014, 14:44 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The idea for such a short guide came to me after one of my buddies, a guy who contemplates getting an A license asked me what all the fuss on radial brakes was about. I kind of disappointed him a bi...

 
There’s Only One Ghost Rider
There’s Only One Ghost Rider

18 Jul 2014, 15:24 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / I sometimes ask myself what’s going on in the minds of some riders when they try to flee the police. Police pursuits are definitely a huge source of adrenaline, but the expenses for such an ov...

 
A Quick Guide to Motorcycle Rake, Trail, and Offset, Part 2 (Final)
A Quick Guide to Motorcycle Rake, Trail, and Offset, Part 2 (Final)

17 Jul 2014, 15:25 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Welcome to the second part of our short digression about motorcycle geometry. The first piece dealt with rake and trail and how these two figures affect the steering and the overall feel of a motorc...

 
A Quick Guide to Motorcycle Rake, Trail and Offset, Part 1
A Quick Guide to Motorcycle Rake, Trail and Offset, Part 1

4 Jul 2014, 15:24 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / It’s really hard to find two motorcycles which feel the same during a ride, despite some of them being exceptionally close as far as the outer attire is concerned. Most manufacturers have thei...

 
Bike Crashes in Fireworks on Russian Highway
Bike Crashes in Fireworks on Russian Highway

29 Jun 2014, 09:23 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Another Watch and Learn video, another bad day for a rider and another lesson which might spare you the trouble of a wrecked bike and injuries. The story appears to happen on a Russian highway, in t...

 
How to Ride in a Group and Why
How to Ride in a Group and Why

27 Jun 2014, 16:32 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Possibly one of the most rewarding experience is that of one man or woman aboard his or her machine, and the open road, but riding with friends, club fellows or even together with several guys you s...

 
13 Must-Have Things for a Longer Bike Trip
13 Must-Have Things for a Longer Bike Trip

30 May 2014, 15:27 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Summer’s here and I can almost hear the planetary humming of riders all over the world planning their trips. Whether we’re talking about a longer weekend or are planning a real vacation ...

 
How to Spot Fake Riding Gear
How to Spot Fake Riding Gear

22 May 2014, 15:19 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / In these times when the financial crisis is still echoing strong in certain economies, money may be hard to come by. And since riding gear (or motorcycling) has never been a cheap passion of busines...

 
Ahead Solutions for a Cool Head during Summer
Ahead Solutions for a Cool Head during Summer

21 May 2014, 14:38 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Even though the helmet is by far the most important piece of protective gear for a motorcycle rider, it can easily become a nuisance, especially when riding in the hot summer. Heath, sweat and dirt ...

 
That's Why They Call It the Classic Bike Crash
That's Why They Call It the Classic Bike Crash

14 May 2014, 13:37 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / It would be really interesting to find out how many such motorcycle crashes occur each day around the world. Dozens, hundreds, more? It’s hard to tell, but this is by far the most common type ...

 
Sweetest Neo-Retro Motorcycles Roundup, Part 2 (final)
Sweetest Neo-Retro Motorcycles Roundup, Part 2 (final)

9 May 2014, 16:18 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Welcome to the second half of autoevolution’s neo-retro bikes roundup. Last week, we presented Royal Enfields, Urals, Triumph’s Modern Classics, and BWM came up with the evil R nineT. Pl...

 
Sweetest Neo-Retro Motorcycles Roundup, Part 1
Sweetest Neo-Retro Motorcycles Roundup, Part 1

2 May 2014, 15:04 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / With the motorcycle design and technology steadily going more and more futuristic, it’s really awesome to see that several manufacturers are still producing retro-looking machines even more &n...

 
Harley-Davidson Riding Academy Goes Worldwide
Harley-Davidson Riding Academy Goes Worldwide

28 Apr 2014, 12:49 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / After having instructed more than 350,000 new riders since its debut back in 2000, the Harley-Davidson Riding Academy is finally taking a bold step and goes international. In addition to the existin...

 
Easily Avoidable Accident Not Avoided by Mindless Rider
Easily Avoidable Accident Not Avoided by Mindless Rider

23 Apr 2014, 15:32 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / It’s more than often when one needs more than priority and some say – luck to make it back home after a bike ride. I would say that intelligence and common sense on the road are far more...