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How to Teach Others to Ride a Motorcycle

How to Teach Others to Ride a Motorcycle

Posted on 05 May 2017 in Motorcycle | 1 comment

Ryan

Ryan is one of the lucky ones who gets to combine their passion with work.He has enjoyed powersports his whole life and now gets to write about it.Ryan has been around the industry since starting to work at Dennis Kirk in High School and continues to enjoy learning and sharing aboutpowersports with others in his role in DK content.

We all know that riding is a great way to get out by yourself and clear your mind.  But it can also be a rewarding social activity as well.  There’s a reason why there are so many group rides throughout the country.  Being able to share a ride with someone else is special.  But what do you do if no one close to you rides?  You teach them! Teaching someone to ride a motorcycle can be one of the most satisfying activities in the sport.  On the flip side, it can also be one of the most frustrating.  There is an art to good instruction.  If approached in the wrong manner, your student could become disenfranchised with riding and left with a bad taste in their mouth for […]

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Two New Motorcycle Half Helmets That Are Changing the Game

Posted on 06 Apr 2017 in Motorcycle | 0 comments

Ryan

Ryan is one of the lucky ones who gets to combine their passion with work.He has enjoyed powersports his whole life and now gets to write about it.Ryan has been around the industry since starting to work at Dennis Kirk in High School and continues to enjoy learning and sharing aboutpowersports with others in his role in DK content.

The half helmet.  This style of lid isn’t usually the main focus for helmet manufacturers.  Their real money makers are traditionally in the full face category.  But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t ever any advancements in the half category.  With not much real estate to work with in a half helmet, it’s hard to improve on the design, though.  A helmet designer needs to get really creative to make a substantial upgrade.  This year, a couple brands have taken on the challenge and have really changed the game with their new models.  The Sena Cavalry and the Scorpion Covert are worth a second look for this riding season. Sena Cavalry Half Helmet with Bluetooth Communicator Half helmets and communicators have had a difficult relationship over the […]

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How to Change Motorcycle Brake Fluid

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 in Motorcycle | 0 comments

Ryan

Ryan is one of the lucky ones who gets to combine their passion with work.He has enjoyed powersports his whole life and now gets to write about it.Ryan has been around the industry since starting to work at Dennis Kirk in High School and continues to enjoy learning and sharing aboutpowersports with others in his role in DK content.

Recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has reported that they are investigating brake failures on Harleys from the years 2008-2011.  While they have yet to conclude what the exact causes are for the 43 reported cases, the NHTSA has noted that it is possible that the failure was due to the riders not changing the brake fluid every two years, which is what is recommended by Harley. Now be honest.  Do you change your brake fluid every two years?  Have you ever changed your brake fluid?  If you do, you’re on top of things.  If not, you’re probably among good portion of the riders out there.  For some reason, changing brake fluid is one of those overlooked maintenance tasks on motorcycles.  It’s one of those, “if it’s […]

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New Avon TrailRider ADV Tires- Proven Around the World

Posted on 07 Jan 2016 in Motorcycle | 0 comments

Ryan

Ryan is one of the lucky ones who gets to combine their passion with work.He has enjoyed powersports his whole life and now gets to write about it.Ryan has been around the industry since starting to work at Dennis Kirk in High School and continues to enjoy learning and sharing aboutpowersports with others in his role in DK content.

Every year we see a new batch of motorcycle tires that come to the market bearing claims of better handling, longer tread life, and an all-around improved connection between your bike and the earth.  Some live up to their proclamations of excellence, while others fall flat.  The hard part is separating hype from fact when the new tire is first released.  This dilemma leads to many riders holding off on purchasing a new set of skins until they have been reviewed by a publication that they can trust. If you happen to be a rider who needs the proof and you’re looking for a new ADV tire, you’re in luck.  Last summer, Avon launched a new line of on/off road tires dubbed the TrailRider, which is replacing […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Become A Better Rider By Following These Tips

Posted on 29 Dec 2015 in Motorcycle, Powersports | 0 comments

Ryan

Ryan is one of the lucky ones who gets to combine their passion with work.He has enjoyed powersports his whole life and now gets to write about it.Ryan has been around the industry since starting to work at Dennis Kirk in High School and continues to enjoy learning and sharing aboutpowersports with others in his role in DK content.

Looking for a resolution to make for the upcoming New Year’s celebration?  Sure you could devote yourself to a diet and exercise plan that you will almost certainly abandon as soon as your favorite dessert or beverage is passed under your nose.  There’s just no excitement in those kinds of resolutions.  Why not focus on something that you will actually enjoy? Swinging a leg over your motorcycle is one of the most unique and fun pastimes that you can have.  It may even be your favorite thing to do.  But you may not be riding to your full potential and that could be limiting your riding experience.  This year, take your riding to the next level and have more fun doing it. We’ve compiled some of our […]

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