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Most Common Rookie Biker Mistakes
Most Common Rookie Biker Mistakes

20 Apr 2014, 12:28 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Somewhat inspired by a fresh rider who told me how some of my guides helped him the first time he rode on the street all by himself, I thought summing up some of the most common mistakes fellows who...

 
Watch and Learn: the Yellow Line Is Your Enemy
Watch and Learn: the Yellow Line Is Your Enemy

16 Apr 2014, 13:55 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Knowing the limits of one’s tires and riding skills is one of the essential things for getting back home in one piece and with an unscathed bike. On the other hand, riding a bike sometimes is ...

 
Why Tailgating Is Bad for Your Health
Why Tailgating Is Bad for Your Health

15 Apr 2014, 13:20 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Riding with some buddies is of course, one of the very good ways to enjoy both the pleasure of riding a motorcycle and hanging out with friends at the same time. It also brings tighter bonds in a gr...

 
Riding a Motorcycle, You're Doing It Very Wrong
Riding a Motorcycle, You're Doing It Very Wrong

12 Apr 2014, 10:03 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Riding a bike is one thing people learn, while this kind of balance is not a native one. However, unlike like finding it impossible to learn German or speaking a very bad Russian, sucking at riding ...

 
The Dawn of a New Helmet Paradigm
The Dawn of a New Helmet Paradigm

11 Apr 2014, 16:14 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The two-wheeled worlds might become a bit safer as motorcycle helmets are about to change and this is a thing that brings joy to my heart. Helmet law-opponents will most likely find yet another reas...

 
Motorcycle Safety Foundation Updates Courses
Motorcycle Safety Foundation Updates Courses

10 Apr 2014, 10:09 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) announces plans to update its safety courses curriculum, trying to provide students with a more comprehensive, hands-on experience to prepare them better for t...

 
How Motorcycle Traction Control Systems Work
How Motorcycle Traction Control Systems Work

9 Apr 2014, 16:17 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Traction Control Systems, generally referred to as TCS, have begun to be a part of our everyday riding lives and are becoming increasingly common in new motorcycles. From sport to adventure bikes, m...

 
7 Reasons Why We Crash in the Spring
7 Reasons Why We Crash in the Spring

4 Apr 2014, 16:44 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Alrighty, the riding season kicks off and it brings back the wind-in-your-face joy, but packed with the risks we’ve forgotten all about during the winter. And since I’ve already got news...

 
How to Clean Your Motorcycle Helmet
How to Clean Your Motorcycle Helmet

14 Feb 2014, 16:47 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Winter is a very good time of year to sort through your riding gear, clean it and prepare it for the new season. And since rather few fellows ride during the winter in the northern hemisphere, clean...

 
How to Prepare the Bike for the Winter Break
How to Prepare the Bike for the Winter Break

6 Dec 2013, 16:32 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Sadness descends over the Northern hemisphere as with each passing day, winter makes it clearer and clearer that the riding season is over for most motorcyclists. However, until the riding cold turk...

 
How to Take Care of Your Bike's Chain, Part 2
How to Take Care of Your Bike's Chain, Part 2

8 Nov 2013, 17:08 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Welcome to the second part of the guide on how to maintain your motorcycle's chain final drive. The first episode explained what was happening with chains and why riders must not overlook chain...

 
NHTSA Confirms Huge Number of Suzuki GSX-R Bikes Recalled
NHTSA Confirms Huge Number of Suzuki GSX-R Bikes Recalled

23 Oct 2013, 12:02 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / It's not looking good for Suzuki, financial figures for the end of the year as they have to replace to master front brake cylinder for some 210,228 motorcycles. We reported earlier that Suzu...

 
How to Choose a Motorcycle Helmet, Part 2
How to Choose a Motorcycle Helmet, Part 2

27 Sep 2013, 15:39 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Hi, and thanks for checking in for the second part of the How to Choose a Motorcycle Helmet tutorial. In the first episode, we cleared out some of the basic aspects one should be considering prior t...

 
How to Ride a Motorcycle with a Passenger
How to Ride a Motorcycle with a Passenger

6 Sep 2013, 15:47 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Riding a bike solo is, for most us – both rookies and seasoned riders –, a very personal and exhilarating experience. However, sharing the joy of riding with other persons than those who...

 
How to Choose a Motorcycle Helmet, Part 1
How to Choose a Motorcycle Helmet, Part 1

17 Aug 2013, 09:13 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Decisions, decisions, decisions... whether you are a fresh rider in search for the first lid, or a seasoned rider, choosing the next motorcycle helmet can be a pretty difficult task these days. Far ...

 
How to Beat the Heat when Riding in Hot Weather, Part 2
How to Beat the Heat when Riding in Hot Weather, Part 2

7 Jun 2013, 16:17 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Hi folks, and welcome to the second part of the "How to beat the heat" guide for riding in hot weather. The first part of the guide went through the basic explanation of the processes t...

 
How to Prevent Motorcycle Theft
How to Prevent Motorcycle Theft

25 May 2013, 16:53 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / There is no such thing as a foolproof anti-theft system. Taking the proper amount of care of your bike, can make the thieves' work a lot harder

 
How to Beat the Heat when Riding in Hot Weather, Part 1
How to Beat the Heat when Riding in Hot Weather, Part 1

4 May 2013, 15:23 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / They say a motorcyclist who rides much throughout the year is seldom dry, as he or she is either wet from rain or wet from sweating... and there is much truth in this. Those of you who are acquainte...

 
10 Riding Tips for Beginners: Part 5 (Final)
10 Riding Tips for Beginners: Part 5 (Final)

1 Mar 2013, 16:17 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Here we are at the end of a rather long, and hopefully also instructive, guide dedicated to those freshmen in the two-wheeled world. You can also find links to the previous episodes at the end of t...

 
10 Riding Tips for Beginners: Part 4
10 Riding Tips for Beginners: Part 4

15 Feb 2013, 16:25 UTC · By: Florin Tibu / Hello there, and welcome to another episode of riding tips for the beginner riders. It's now time to pass through some of the final things in the dos and don'ts list. 6. Learn to turn a...