Many motorcyclists know little about the tires mounted to the wheels of their trusty two-wheeled machine. However ignorance of tire knowledge can be potentially dangerous. Once the tires are on your bike, its easy to forget about them. However some routine care is essential to get the best out of them and also ensure your safety while riding. Check out this video on motorcycle tire basics:
How are dirt bikes and road bikes made to handle different riding types? Riding both off-road and on-road, you’d note the difference between them. Of course, there are the obvious things, like suspension height and ground clearance, but also subtle things, like rider position and the difference between “turning” and “leaning” to steer. On pavement, putting your foot down for a turn could result in disaster, while attempting to lean into a turn off-road could easily send you off the trail. Here are a few differences between motorcycles for the road and dirt bikes, and how they make or break your ride.… Read the rest
Girls need Men to take them places. Women can get there all on their own. – Unknown
We have no idea who said that first, but we think that female motorcycle riders are rockin’, and they’ve been rollin’ pretty much as long as motorcycles have been motorcycles, perhaps even before. The sad fact is that our male-dominated society has repressed female rights, including the right not to be judged for riding, for decades, but times are changing. Still, don’t call them “Biker Chicks,” because lady riders are not outcast rebels or deviants of society, but professionals and capable human beings and stunning riders in their own right – they just happen to be women.… Read the rest
This video shows the Women of NHRA Motorcycle Racing including: Karen Stoffer, Angie McBride, Dawn Minturn, Katie Sullivan, and Angelle Sampey. The NHRA id the world’s largest auto racing organization.
Here is a video showing some of the top female motorcycle racers. As it includes someone’s opinion the list may be not complete or missing important additions. Check it out and let us know who would make your list.
10. Beryl Swain
9. Patsy Quick
8. Michelle Duff
7. Katja Poensgen
6. Laia Sanz
5. Maria Costello
4. María Herrera
3. Jenny Tinmouth
2. Jane Daniels
1. Ana Carrasco… Read the rest
This video is a beginners guide to riding motorcycles. It gives information on motorcycle gear, basic controls, how to get on the bike, riding, shifting, steering and braking. All things you should know before starting to ride a motorcycle. Safety is of prime importance when riding so its a good idea to find a qualified instructor before heading out on the raod.