Choosing The Best Motorcycle Phone Mount

Every once in a while, my uncle and I catch up over a bottle of Maker’s Mark. And every time this happens, he never fails to bring up how much better nightclubs were when he was my age.  The man spent his yuppie years during the 70s when disco was all the rage- and the right combination of Bourbon and Boney M. always made him nostalgic. And according to him, the main reason why the way we club pales in comparison to the way he did is because “everyone has a damn phone on them”. I thought this was an…

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Sena 50R Vs 50S: Which One Is The Best For You?

Sena Technologies was founded in 1998 by Tae Y. Kim. Ever since, the company has made waves in the world of Bluetooth communication technology. In 2010, Sena made history by launching one of the first intercom headsets in history. This was during a time when intercom technology was virtually unheard of. The SMH10 was revolutionary. The brand has dominated the Bluetooth intercom domain for motorcycle and outdoor sport communications devices in almost every aspect, ranging from intercoms with integrated cameras to smart helmets to bicycle helmets. We guarantee you that anyone who’s ever been remotely interested in Bluetooth communication has…

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How to Choose Motorcycle Wheel Chocks – Our 5 Best Picks

Introduction In his famous poem, Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda wrote: “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” And a lot of us – especially our readers from places with near-constant snow such as Minnesota – were excited to finally take our two-wheeled best friends on joyrides because spring was coming. After months of keeping them in the garage in hiding from the brutal winters.  Pablo Neruda meant for “Spring” to be a metaphor in that particular poem. A metaphor for adaptation.  And this article is about adaptation: in storage.  Because along with spring came…

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What Are Motorcycle Neck Braces? Should You Wear One?

Dr. Chris Leatt was chatting with an acquaintance in the parking lot of the clinic he was working at. The acquaintance was a paramedic who he saw at the hospital occasionally. In the middle of their conversation, another man ran towards the paramedic and said: “Listen, Alan’s fallen off and he’s not looking good.” The paramedic asked Chris to come with him, and the three of them rushed to the area where the biker fell. Alan lay strewn on the ground, and it looked like he fell over the front of his bike despite riding at a pretty low speed.…

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Best Motorcycle Mirrors For 2020 (Some under $20)

Look at the picture above. Carefully go through the details of both mirrors.  Note the differences between them. Before you read the next paragraph, imagine yourself sitting on a motorcycle with just the mirror on top. Now do the same with the one at the bottom. Cover the other mirror with your finger if it helps. It shouldn’t take you long to figure which of these mirrors does a better job at being a mirror. And that’s because the mirror at the bottom is standard stock. The mirror on top is a convex mirror attuned to both the motorcycle and…

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The 5 Best Full-Face Motorcycle Helmets With Bluetooth

The mind finds ways to link things in the most creative of ways. I’ll explain. The (original) Mass Effect trilogy is one of the most critically acclaimed video game series of all time. The cinematic visuals, fantastic narrative, incredible storyline and some of the greatest video game characters make it so. This article is not about the video game, but one of the helmets in the video game that I remembered when researching intercom technology. You see, the main character who you play as goes by the name of Commander Shepard. He starts the game with this suit of armor…

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How to Pick the Best Motorcycle Helmet

You Should Know Better Than To Not Wear A Helmet You don’t need us to tell you that riding a motorcycle without a helmet is a dangerous- and downright stupid- thing to do. However, “downright stupid” is a character trait not privy to a surprisingly large section of the population. And lawmakers are among them. Until 1998, observed helmet use among Florida’s motorcyclists was nearly 100%. But that changed.  Because on July 1st, 2001, Florida’s universal helmet law was amended to exclude “riders ages 21 and older with insurance coverage providing at least 10,000 US dollars in medical benefits for…

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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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