A Short Encyclopedia On Motorcycle Riding Boots

You’re here because you’re bored out of your mind and beat for ideas on what things to buy, post-pandemic. We understand we’re stuck at home with nothing to do ourselves. It’s boring, to the point of being frustrating. (That being said, stay home and wash your hands, kids.) Motorcycle shoes are an expensive investment, especially the quality ones. And you obviously don’t know what to buy, given the surfeit of selection of motorcycle boots 3 seconds of googling will throw at your face. This is why it helps a lot to know about what you’re buying before you buy it-…

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What Makes Motorcycle Pants So Important

Motorcycles are arguably the coolest form of transportation. And when the utility of something is so inherently cool, it carries over into the fashion associated with it. Let me explain. The early days of motorcycle fashion stemmed from the rise in popularity of motorcycles during the Great War days. The trends of the time were heavily influenced by the uniform. Consequently, this time period gave birth to gauntlet-style gloves. The next decade saw young men copying the protective pullovers worn by the Harley-Davidson Wrecking Crew race team. Towards the end of the decade, Irving Schott produced the first motorcycle jacket.…

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5 Of The Best Custom Motorcycle Seats Manufacturers

Mike Corbin lived through some of the most interesting times of America. Born in 1943, he was very interested in all things mechanical from a very young age. His first motorcycle was a broken Lambretta scooter that he bought for $25 and repaired. Right after graduation, he joined the Navy as the ship’s electrician. Later, he was employed on the USS Ranger. He then joined a company that manufactured jet engines for the Vietnam War. During this time, Corbin wanted to replicate the bobbers he spotted in California during his Navy tour. Unhappy with the seats on his Norton Atlas…

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How To Clean A Motorcycle Chain | Best Kits Of 2020

The Polybolos was an ancient Greek machine. A type of ballista- a catapult-like weapon that was capable of firing bolt after bolt without having to reload- it was way, way ahead of its time. Because the prototype was the first in (recorded) history to employ the use of the chain drive mechanism. The chain drive mechanism has since been modified and replicated throughout history and has been used in various forms. And today’s article is about allowing this mechanism to work better in your motorcycle. The chain drive mechanism works by transmitting mechanical power from one place to another. In…

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The Best Motorcycle Storage Boxes And Covers

“We can fill our lives with ‘stuff,’ but as we do we’re concurrently filling our lives with the obligation to maintain that ‘stuff.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough Today’s article is going to be about something that needs to gain a lot more traction with people who buy stuff: maintaining their stuff. Within the context of this website, maintaining their motorcycles when they’re not with them. Motorcycles are tough, robust machines. Regardless of how safe you ride, your bike will power through (most of) the inevitable accumulation of scratches and dents from being on the road. But there will also be…

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How To Reduce Your Motorcycle Shipping Costs (2020)

“Don’t skip leg day” and its derivatives are amongst some of the most common tropes in the fitness community. But a lot of the time, you really shouldn’t skip leg day. Especially when you set off for a ride spanning 2,800 miles from Washington, D.C. (the capital of the United States) to Olympia, Washington (the capital of Washington) Learned that the hard way. It was worth it, though- that coast to coast tour was one of the best things I had done for myself.  However, we had to ship our motorcycles back because the fatigue had caught up to us…

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How To Value A Motorcycle Before Buying One | 2020

Buying a used motorcycle is a fantastic way of saving a lot of money- especially if you’re not dead set on your dream motorcycle (yet). That being said, there are thousands of people selling their motorcycles. And all of them are going to tell you about why their motorcycle is perfect for you. Fun fact: most of those motorcycles are not. We tend to make irrational decisions when we’re excited about things. A lot of my friends have been to the dealer/ agency/ shady guy on Craigslist with a lot of cash that they were ready to drop for a…

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How To Save Money And Avoid Stress By Insuring A Motorcycle

Stoicism is an ancient philosophy that originated in Greece and was later promoted by the Roman Empire. The knowledge of this philosophy was, until the 90s, confined mostly to academics and enthusiasts. However, it’s seen a huge surge in popularity ever since. Especially by businesses and government leaders tackling problems in a post-recession world. And for good reason. One of the most basic (and widely known) tenets of Stoicism is this Life is comprised of two things: things in our control, and things not in our control. The former is all that matters. And is made up of your thoughts,…

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Do Lithium Motorcycle Batteries Need a Special Charger?

If you’re looking for a lithium battery charger for your motorcycle, it would be a fantastic idea to pick up a charger that provides some versatility. Nowadays, you can find several motorcycle battery charger models that offer several modules. Many of the lithium motorcycle battery chargers you can purchase today can work with several vehicles and provide several different charging modes. Do lithium motorcycle batteries need a special charger? Yes, most lithium motorcycle batteries utilize an external-powered BMS charger that does need to be rebalanced from time to time. However, lithium motorcycle batteries are currently evolving, and Ultrabatt now offers…

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Record Amazing Riding Videos with the VSYSTO Motorcycle Dash Cam

Tell me if you can relate.  You’re out riding with the boys, and suddenly your Go Pro battery dies. You forgot to charge it and now no more footage of your ride. Sucks, right?  What if I told you there was a way to capture and record all your rides? From the moment you turn on your bike to when you turn it off. An automatic way of recording all your riding experiences any near-misses, epic scenery, or accidents.  No need to worry about dying batteries or a filled-up SD card. With the VSYSTO motorcycle dash cam, you can do…

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