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9 Motorcycle Rites of Spring

by Liz Jansen While Trudy, my motorcycle, is still in hibernation, the calendar has transitioned to spring. While many of you are already riding, it’s still a little early in some areas. I’m in no rush. Rather, I’m savoring this

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Motorcycle Riding in Hot Weather

Great hot-weather riding info here posted with permission from FIX.com.  For more detail, click on any of the infographics. Source: Fix.com Blog

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7 Checks to Make Sure You’re Ready to Ride

by Liz Jansen More than half the riders killed on Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) patrolled roads in 2015 died through no fault of their own. It’s a staggering number and one we can change. We can’t control the actions of

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8 Steps to Get Your Motorcycle Gear Ready for Spring

by Liz Jansen If you’re like me, I squeeze as much season as possible out of autumn and by the time I’m stopped, daylight is short and the temperatures quite chilly. I’m pretty good at winterizing my motorcycle; less so

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10 Steps for a Spring Motorcycle Checkup

by Liz Jansen Updated for Spring 2016 After having your motorcycle in hibernation for the winter, getting out for that first ride is one of the most anticipated rites of spring. But before you do, there are three things to do:

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Motorcycle News You Can Use: Nov. 13-20

by Liz Jansen   Riding season is drawing to a close or significantly curtailed for many of us. That’s a sign to start planning for next season. I thought I’d help by sharing favorite posts that have crossed my desk recently. I’m

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Motorcycle News You Can Use | Sept 26 to Oct 2

by Liz Jansen This weekend I’m leaving for 5-6 weeks on the road. While I won’t be riding the entire time, I’m putting on significant mileage. Top 10 Tools to Take Touring was an excellent reminder, especially since I’m getting

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Motorcycle News You Can Use | Sept 19-25

by Liz Jansen Motorcycle Art, Photography, Gasoline Additives, Taking a Hit and Fun on Small cruisers are the chosen posts for this week’s Motorcycle News You Can Use. Photographing Motorcycles Parked in Front of Places captures turning points, in roads

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Motorcycle News You Can Use – Sept 12-18

by Liz Jansen This week’s Motorcycle News You Can Use covers the whimsical to the practical. Take a trip down memory lane with riders and motorcycles who were considered hot in their day. Then, prepare to see the new motorcycle emoji on

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Motorcycle News You Can Use: Sept. 5-11, 2015

by Liz Jansen This week’s News You Can Use takes us touring via video on a Ladies First tour of Italy’s Tuscan region, courtesy of Motorcycle Mag’s Tricia Szulewski. View it with caution—you might just get some ideas for next

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