I came up on some great instructions along with a great video on how to protect your motorcycle after watching it from the MCN YouTube channel. The instruction below, along with the video will teach you how to make sure ...Read More »
How to Make the Most of Your Motorcycle Tires
Tires can dramatically impact the quality of your ride and more importantly, your safety as a rider. Tires are the only thing connecting you to the ground, and when it comes to getting the most of your tires there are a few things you can do.Read More »
What to Listen to on a Motorcycle Ride?
For everyone who's ever wondered what type of music, or just what at all they should listen to on a motorcycle ride, this one's for you. We live in the information era, and there's so much more to listen to than just the radio or your favourite motorcycle songs.Read More »
Should I Buy a Chinese Scooter?
Should I buy a chinese scooter? It's tempting. They're cheap. But they're cheap for a reason. Know the pros and cons so you can decide!Read More »
History of Skulls, Wings, and Motorcycling
Generally we like the feedback we get from the site. Unfortunately, we get some strange emails sent in sometimes too. Like the one that bicycle freak Michael K. sent us.
Michael has a website dedicated to his happiness of bicycle riding. This may or may not have something to do with why he can't seem to understand what skulls and wings have to do with motorcycling. He seemed to imply that the use of skulls and wings in the YouMotorcycle logo was "perhaps for your blog to appear "bad ass" enough to entice the "tattoo crowd"?"
Michael, the truth is about to set you free. Skulls and wings have as much to do with motorcycling, as squished manhood and one piece spandex unitards have to do with bicycling. In fact, skulls and wings have been tied to motorcycling for generations already. Allow me to explain...
Tips for the Urban Motorcyclist: Groceries
I bet when you read the title you were expecting to read about bags, cargo nets, tie-down, and riding your motorcycle home with awkward weight distribution. You'll get none of that here. Sure. you can do a full week's groceries on a motorcycle, and I did that for years! This week I got lazy, or maybe just smart. You be the judge.Read More »
Don’t Pay It Back, Pay It Forward
I'm glad to produce a website that benefits motorcyclists new and old. If YouMotorcycle has helped you, informed you, or at the very least, entertained you, then I'm a happy guy. You're welcome to share the posts with anyone you feel could also benefit from the site, or find your own way to make the world a better place.Read More »
A Visual History of Motorcycle Design
Like most modern inventions, the development and history of the motorcycle has come a long way in a relatively short space of time. Although the basic design remains the same, its appearances, function and the way it’s used has changed dramatically. To indicate this development in this blog post, we look at a brief visual history of motorcycle design.Read More »
Sold My Condo, Got the Girl, Took Over the World?
SOLD! Man I remember when I bought this place. I was 23 years old. Dad was still hanging on, if only for Mom’s sake. I thought I’d work at my first job out of university for a long time. I thought I’d ...Read More »
What Makes a Good Motorcycle Group Leader
What makes a good motorcycle group ride group leader? Is it the fastest, the most experienced, the rider with the loudest pipes, flashiest apparel or brightest headlight …or is it just the obsessive/compulsive motorcyclist?Read More »