There are many good reasons that many people put their motorcycles in the garage during the winter months in favor of other methods of transportation. However, it is possible to safely ride your motorcycle during the winter months in many spots across the United States. If you decide to ride when the temperatures start dropping, follow these dos and don'ts.
Sure, you know how to ride your machine, how to accelerate over various types of terrain, and how to stop safely. But do you understand the rules of riding in groups and on trails where other outdoor enthusiasts share the pathways?
You may plan the majority of your motorcycle trips for sunny days, but when you ride frequently you are likely to end up in a situation where you need to account for rain, snow, low visibility or other characteristics of inclement weather.
For that reason, you should know how to deal with inclement weather while on your bike.
When you purchase motorcycle gear, you're shopping for more than just your signature statement look. Your gear also protects you against weather extremes, road rash and other potential hazards.
One of the most important pieces of equipment you need when you ride is your jacket. In this blog, we compare the two most common motorcycle jacket materials: leather and textile.