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Tips for Riding Motorcycle in the Rain

Posted on 28 Apr 2014 in Motorcycle | 11 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.

April showers may bring May flowers, but they also put a frown on a lot of rider’s faces.  For most, riding in the rain isn’t that enjoyable and some of you may just skip riding all together until the sun comes back out.  It’s been a long winter, though, and riding time can be a scarce commodity if the rain puts you out of commission.  But fear not, with the right gear, attitude and skills, riding in the rain can be just as enjoyable. Waterproof Gear Getting caught in a downpour is never fun, but if you have the right waterproof motorcycle gear, you can continue to ride comfortably and dry (for the most part).  When riding in the rain, it’s important to stay focused on your […]

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DK Trivia 13

Posted on 28 Apr 2014 in Powersports | 0 comments

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The winner for this week’s DK Trivia is Mike Dingman! Thank you to all who took part!

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Best Motorcycle Half Helmets- ’14

Posted on 25 Apr 2014 in Motorcycle | 4 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.

Head over to DK site to see all of the latest Half Helmets Beanies, skid lids, skull caps or whatever you call them, half helmets give you the most free experience on your bike while still having your head protected.  Some of you may choose to wear the half helmet just because you are required to wear some sort of helmet by law and the half is the least intrusive choice.  That may make you want to pick out any cheap helmet and throw it on just to avoid tickets.  If you are going to wear the half helmet, though, you might as well pick one out that will fit and look the best. Some half helmets even have some extra features to make riding more enjoyable.  […]

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Alpinestars Gear for Both Street and Track Riding

Posted on 23 Apr 2014 in Sport Bikes | 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.

Doing track days on your bike can really test your skills and help you develop as a rider.  You get to push yourself and your bike to the limits.  You will also be pushing your gear to the limits.  That’s why it’s important to have outstanding motorcycle gear that you can trust. The only problem is that the price tag can add up when you have track specific gear.  To cut down on the costs, you can find gear that can be worn both on the street and on the track.  Alpinestars is known for their racing gear, but they also make gear that is at home both on the track and the street. Atem Leather Jacket The Atem jacket is the perfect combination of race proven […]

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How to Ride Motorcycle with Your Child

Posted on 21 Apr 2014 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 a man posted this video of himself riding motorcycle with his six year old son in front of him and then taking control over the bike.  The video has received a massive response from people who have either supported him or have said that he was being reckless.  The child did have a helmet on, but didn’t really have much else for protective gear.  Many of the opponents claimed that the man was endangering his son, while his supporters understood that he was creating lifelong memories that they can share together. If you have young kids and you ride, you know how awesome they think your bike is.  They beg and plead to go for a ride with you.  When done right, you can take your […]

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