• How To Prepare Your Bike For Winters

    How To Prepare Your Bike For Winters

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    Introduction  The objective of this article is to stress the impact of colder weather on the motorbike and the motorbike rider. Most Indians, unlike their western counterparts continue to ride through winters and some even welcome the cold conditions and ride more frequently than in other seasons. The focus of this article will be on the impact of cold weather on the machine and the rider.  There is no doubt that a warm rider is far safer than one who is frozen to the bones.  If one is not properly geared up for winter while riding, one can experience shivering,...

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  • How To Choose The Perfect Riding Glove

    How To Choose The Perfect Riding Glove

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    Introduction When it comes to the question of the single most important piece of riding gear, there is no doubt amongst riders and government agencies alike that it is the helmet since it protects the most critical part of the human body – your brain. Most government agencies stop at the helmet when it comes to enforcing riding safety gear laws. However, right after the helmet, a well-established fact amongst riding community is that the second most important piece of safety equipment is a pair of riding gloves. Why is it so?  In the event of an unscheduled meeting with...

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  • Safety at 220 MPH: The Bell Pro Star features in Popular Science Magazine

    Safety at 220 MPH: The Bell Pro Star features in Popular Science Magazine

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    Flagship helmet from Bell Helmets, the Bell Pro Star 2016 featured in the Sept/Oct issue of Popular Science Magazine. Image: Popular Science Sept/Oct 2016 Edition Berne Broudy, Popular Science contributor, highlighted several unique and innovative features of the Pro Star.  Let’s take a closer look at the features of this helmet and see what makes it so unique that it tickled the fancy of the über geeks at Popular Science Magazine. The magazine article begins on this note about the Bell Pro Star: The article goes on to note the following unique qualities of the Bell Pro Star: Image: Bell...

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  • 7 Must Have tools for your motorcycle

    7 Must Have tools for your motorcycle

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    Introduction “No one can take better care of your motorcycle than you” – there are many in our country who might entrust this job to their friendly neighbourhood dealer, but the truth world over is that one is not a real biker if you can’t get your hands dirty and fix at least minor issues on your bike. In any case, you are probably missing out on half the fun of motorcycling if you are not handy with tools and the habit of showering TLC on your beloved possession. The objective of this article is to help yoyu get started...

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  • How To Choose The Perfect Riding Jacket

    How To Choose The Perfect Riding Jacket

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    Introduction Contrary to popular myths, motorcycle jackets have a lot more functionality and technical features than just chains and black leather.  You might save a few bucks by choosing a fashion brand hoodie or jacket when you ride, but those garments are missing a lot of critical features and functions that you'll most definitely need when you ride a bike. Purpose built riding jackets are not only designed to keep you comfortable for hours and hours of riding, they are also designed with specific safety features to keep critical body parts protected in the unfortunate event of a crash. There...

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