No matter the street environment, the Shoei Neotec II has an integrated solution to get the job done, making it one of the most versatile lids on the market. Whether you’re touring the country or just getting to the office during the week, the Shoei Neotec II’s has raised the bar when it comes to a modular helmet.
For the fourth-straight year, the Why We Ride to the Quail motorcycle tour will benefit brain tumor awareness by donating all proceeds to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. This year's ride is set for May 3 through 5, beginning in historic Moorpark, Calif., and ends at The Quail Motorcycle Gathering.
For those who do more hot-weather riding, but still want a multi-season three-quarter jacket with waterproofing, Joe Rocket has introduced the Phoenix Ion Summit. The highlights of the sub-$300 jacket are a mesh construction for comfort in hot-weather riding, and a full-sleeve waterproof liner.
Wisconsin has been called the Winter Wonderland. With good reason; you have to wonder what will happen next. In recent years, the weather has been more than a little unexpected at times, leaving us to wonder. Of course, we have long used the old saying, “Don’t like the weather? Wait five minutes—it’ll change.”
Due the wide varieties of OEM motorcycle tire sizes, Dunlop Motorcycle Tires has released new tires across its Sportmax and Elite 4 touring series lineups.
A friend’s untimely death cut the journey to Washington state short, and I rode from Pikes Peak to Northeast Pennsylvania in what felt like one complete day. I would not—and did not—miss his wake. My friends may have had two wakes that week if it wasn’t for the unlikely occurrence of an elderly Ohioan and a blunt Kansas Highway Patrolman. Let me explain.
2018 Yamaha Star Venture: Iron Butt Saddlesore 1000 Attempt I planned a two-up Saturday ride from Los Angeles to Ojai with my wife as pillion...
At the end of 2016, Leod Escapes asked track riders all over the USA, “What should the next tour be?” The choices were many, but the clear winner was the Spanish Pyrenees to Aragón tour. A year in planning and the riders choice tour is ready to go. Here is what it’s all about.
This short film, The Someday Ride, is influencer marketing at its best. The film was created by BMW Motrrad USA and M&C Saatchi LA, and tells the story of sister and brother who ditch the everyday norm and claim some freedom via motorcycles - on BMWs of course.
Riders looking to handle a variety of weather conditions, while still enjoying good levels of performance in dry, wet, or mixed conditions should have the Michelin Road 5 on their radars. Dry riding may be relative to its precursor, but the wet handling capabilities make the Michelin Road 5 an enticing offer.
Those tectonic plates that make California shake also produces these base ingredients in abundance. So enough with the geology, where’s the fun? The widest array of motorcycling dream roads are a short distance away from San Francisco.
Darrell Broten speaks the language of all of us average daily motorcycle riders, and he does it well. With a little luck, we’ll see more of his stories.
An all-new machine, the 2018 Yamaha star Venture gets serious about luxury, technology, and long-distance motorcycle touring.
The best way to see the world abroad is on two wheels. We all need necessities when traveling long distances via motorcycle; here are Leod Escapes Top 10.
Riding “solo” cross-country on a motorcycle can be a lonely experience.... but are you really traveling alone? And no, I’m not referring to a higher entity.