Shoei Neotec II blue

Shoei Neotec II Review | Motorcycle Touring Helmet, and More

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.
2018 Why We Ride to the Quail Motorcycle Tour for Charity Dates: May 3-5

2018 Why We Ride to the Quail Motorcycle Tour for Charity Dates: May 3-5

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.
Joe Rocket Phoenix Ion Summit Jacket

Joe Rocket Phoenix Ion Summit Jacket Released: 3/4 Touring Comfort

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 Winter Wonderland for Motorcyclists Triumph

Wisconsin: Winter Wonderland for Motorcyclists

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.”
Dunlop: New Sizes Across Sportmax & Elite 4 Motorcycle Tires

Dunlop: New Sizes Across Sportmax & Elite 4 Motorcycle Tires

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.
Lieback’s Lounge: Beating Death During A Kansas Tornado

Lieback’s Lounge: Beating Death During A Kansas Tornado

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.
Iron Butt Comparison: 2018 Yamaha Star Venture vs Personalized 2007 Royal Star Venture

Iron Butt Comparison: 2018 Yamaha Star Venture vs Personalized 2007 Royal Star Venture

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...
Riding Aragon with Leod Escapes

Riding the Spanish Pyrenees & Aragón with Troy Corser: Leod Escapes

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.
BMW Inspires Motorcycle Freedom with 'The Someday Ride' Film (Video)

BMW Inspires Motorcycle Freedom with ‘The Someday Ride’ Film (Video)

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.
Michelin Road 5 Sport Touring Tire review

Michelin Road 5 Review | Sport-Touring Motorcycle Tire Test

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.
East Highway 89 California Motorcycle Roads

‘Serpent to the Sea’ & Other Mythic Motorcycling Roads of Northern California

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.
A Midwestern Motorcyclist by Darrell Broten | Rider's Library Book Review

A Midwestern Motorcyclist by Darrell Broten | Rider’s Library Book Review

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.
2018 Yamaha Star Venture Test

2018 Yamaha Star Venture Review | 21 Fast Facts

An all-new machine, the 2018 Yamaha star Venture gets serious about luxury, technology, and long-distance motorcycle touring.
Micro-Start Sport

10 Items in a Motorcycle Tour Guide’s Bag? | Leod Escapes Must Haves

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.
Joe Zimmerman Motorcycle Touring

Two on the Road: Solo Cross-Country Motorcycle Trip with Honda NC700X

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.

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