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Motorcycle riding at night: 10 safety tips

Riding a motorcycle is fun and freeing, but it can also be risky. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists are about 28 times more likely to suffer an accident-related fatality than drivers of other vehicles. And riding at night introduces additional risks. If you need or want to ride your motorcycle at night, take extra precautions to help protect...

A motorcycle rider’s guide to Missouri’s Lazy 8 route

Looking for an easygoing, non-technical motorcycle ride through the Ozark Mountains in eastern Missouri? Maybe you’re exploring historic Route 66 southwest of St. Louis and want to put on some miles in the laid-back countryside of the Ozarks. If so, welcome to Missouri’s Lazy 8 route. Navigating Missouri’s Lazy 8 We start our ride in St. James, Missouri, where the original Route 66 passes through town...

13 gifts for the motorcycle rider in your life this holiday season

It’s that time of year—holiday shopping is in full swing. But what do you buy for the motorcycle rider who seemingly has everything? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are 13 of our favorite gift ideas for the rider in your life. Gadgets and gear 1. Yeti Sidekick dry gear case No matter how often a rider checks the weather, unexpected rain can add...

A rider’s guide to Pennsylvania Route 655: The Big Valley

A rider’s guide to Pennsylvania Route 655: The Big Valley Pennsylvania Route 655 (PA Route 655) isn’t the kind of highly technical motorcycle road that jumps off the map. But it’s one of the best motorcycle routes in Pennsylvania—a journey back in time to one of the most peaceful places on earth.  The locals call this place the Big Valley.  The Big Valley is home...

Ride the Wing of the Dragon: Missouri Route 185

Ride Pennsylvania Route 44: Highway to the Stars Riding Pennsylvania Route 44 (PA 44) between Coudersport and Jersey Shore, you’ll find more than 70 miles of almost uninterrupted two-lane state highway featuring twists, turns and elevation changes—paradise for a motorcycle lover like you. A section of PA Route 44 is designated as the Highway to the Stars. Thanks to its near-total lack of development, this...