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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 …

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

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by Liz Jansen   This week’s Motorcycle News You Can Use blog posts focus on the common hazards we face every day and show us how to deal with them. They include making safe left turns in passing zones, smooth cornering clues, and …

Motorcycle News You Can Use: Aug. 22 – 28 Read More »

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by Liz Jansen  The motorcycle blogs I’m most attracted to and love to share with you are those dealing with safety and the riding lifestyle. Not the ‘biker lifestyle’ image that pops to mind, but rather blogs that talk about travel, how …

The Week in Motorcycle Blogs: Aug. 14 – 21 Read More »

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That Tricia Szulewski’s article about How to Ride Your Street Motorcycle in Gravel appears in this week’s five favorite blogs is no coincidence. Since returning to riding, it’s one of my greatest fears when riding. I wrote about my experience …

Motorcycle Blog Posts You Don’t Want to Miss Read More »

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by Liz Jansen There are many articles on motorcycle touring and safety. The ones below stood out because of the way they present the information, and how they make you think. They may even inspire you to change your habits, …

5 Favorite Blogs from Last Week Read More »

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by Liz Jansen Today’s collection of favorite blogs from last week covers a range of topics, selected to inform, educate, and entertain! And enhance your ride in some way. Read about an innovative cross-country jaunt by five women riders living …

5 Great Blog Posts from Last Week Read More »

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by Liz Jansen With adventure genes coming to life in what seems like record numbers of women and men, I’ve received many requests, wondering how to get started with riding. Ultimately, it boils down to safety.  Your skills, the road, …

10 Things to Consider Before Learning to Ride Read More »

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by Liz Jansen Congratulations! You’ve passed the course and joined the class of new motorcycle riders. You’ve set a stretch goal, challenged yourself, doubted yourself—and succeeded. You’ve experienced the freedom, independence and adventure that comes with riding a motorcycle. You’re …

5 Common Reality Checks for New Motorcycle Riders Read More »

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by Liz Jansen You’ve purchased the gear, learned to ride a motorcycle and are eager to get riding! While it’s tempting to run out and get that brand new bike you’ve been dreaming of, there’s a strong case for deferring …

5 Reasons Why its Best to Buy Used Motorcycles for New Riders Read More »

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Think carefully before you sign up for a rider training course. Motorcycle riding is not for everyone. Everyone has an adventure gene that fuels a dream or passion. It may be buried, tucked away or dormant, but everyone has something …

10 Reasons to Put the Brakes on Learning to Ride a Motorcycle Read More »

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