Americans use their motorcycles mostly for recreation, not primary transportation. Sure, there’s a dedicated minority who use their motorcycles for commuting and grocery getting, but the majority of us ride on weekends as an escape from the daily grind. And since they’re recreational vehicles, we’re more likely to choose motorcycles ...
Living in Montana, known by some as “The Last Best Place,” it is easy to find great roads for a short run or a longer weekend excursion. Kim and I begin our ride in our new hometown of Helena, the state capital. From the capitol building, we turn north on ...
The Smart Mount™ family of backrests from Big Bike Parts® now includes the Victory Cross series.
Reflective sidewall tire
This Short Spiral Antenna from Big Bike Parts® is a great replacement for those long stock OEM whips that do not work with covers, get in the way of low overhead garage doors and are just a nuisance. This 7-1/2’’ tall antenna is easily installed as a direct replacement for ...
Hopnel™ sewn products, the creator of highway bar covers, now offers Black Classic Pac-A-Derms for the Victory forged square highway bars found on Cross Country, Cross Roads, and Magnum models.
The Big Bike Parts® Passenger Armrest System mounts securely to the existing Harley Tour Pak® with four bolts that allow 1’’ forward or backward positioning. The armrest can easily swing out of the way allowing use of the quick release Harley Tour Pak®. The base mount assembly is black powder ...
Hopnel™ sewn products introduces their generous 3500 Deluxe Expander Rack Bag that easily secures to most luggage racks. The main compartment measures over two cubic feet of storage space with a reinforced body providing consistent packing spaceand durability. The large 22’’ x 15’’ x 9 ½’’ main compartment has zippered ...
Big Bike Parts® improves safety with another must have accessory for the Can-Am Spyder. Big Bike Parts® new Full Size Brake Pedal replaces the OEM brake pedal cover with a larger 4 ½’’ long by 2’’ wide pedal cover. It mounts the same as the existing OEM brake pedal cover, ...
Z1R Seats for Metric Cruisers
With the Can-Am F3 being an all new Spyder, Ultragard® has an all new cover designed just for it.
Introducing the all-new CS-R3
New Air Deflectors for the 2010 and newer Can-Am Spyder RT
Big Bike Parts® introduces new driving light kits for 1996 and newer Harley FLH models that mount to the turn signal bracket.
Accessories for 700+ motorcycles!
Fully floating lightweight design, available in black or several color options
Street Full Fender Solo
Army Ranger Roman Keane was one last salute from retirement and a peaceful motorcycle ride across the country – until someone kicked a bloody foot against the back window of the van in front of him.
The Bohn Bodyguard System is the perfect Armored Base Layer, whatever bike you ride and in any weather. Day long comfort and also inconspicuous. Plus you get a full 90 days to try them. Beat That!
Four sizes for the new FLHT/FLHX. Tough 4.5mm Quantum® coated polycarbonate with 3-Year Warranty.
We knew we weren’t in Kansas anymore when the white-gloved driver briefly stepped off the airport bus after we boarded to pick up a cigarette butt on the sidewalk, and then the ground crew at the airport in Tokyo lined up at attention and cheerfully waved us off as our connecting ...Read More »
Mountains make for good riding. The roads go up and down and around, with all sorts of curves and dips. Some mountains you can ...Read More »
Living in Montana, known by some as “The Last Best Place,” it is easy to find great roads for a short run or a longer ...Read More »
The Plan “…then begins a journey in my head…” (Sonnet 27) Bourbon and conversation, biscuits and gravy, movies and popcorn–some things just seem to go ...Read More »
The Trans-Mass Trail isn’t an “official” route. You won’t find any Scenic Byway signs like you see along the best twisty two-lanes. Instead, this set ...Read More »
I’ve owned a wide range of adventure bikes over the last few decades, so I am well acquainted with the luggage obsession of adventure riders. ...Read More »
Despite all of the welcome functional improvements BMW incorporated into the latest “water boxer” R 1200 RT, as far as my butt is concerned, sitting ...Read More »
Summer is here, and whether or not you believe in global warming, it is hot. So I asked Olympia Moto Sports if I could try ...Read More »
Book Review: ‘Indian Motorcycle: America’s First Motorcycle Company’ and ‘The Complete Book of Ducati Motorcycles’
Large coffee-table books dealing with the motorcycle world seem to be all the rage. These are not books dealing with criticisms, but visual histories, with ...Read More »
“Woman can, if she will.” – Augusta Van Buren It all started with a very modest idea: gather a small group—say 10 women—and ride ...Read More »
There was a time not too long ago when I looked at riders on massive “adventure” bikes, loaded down with what appeared to be roughly ...Read More »
What’s your pleasure? Sidecar racing? Acres of swap meet to be explored? Technical seminars with industry experts? Antique side-shifters whizzing down the racecourse, or million-dollar ...Read More »
“The Hansen Dam Rally is put on by enthusiasts for enthusiasts, no frills, all thrills…the rest of the year we’re just a riding club,” said ...Read More »
In its seven years, the Quail Motorcycle Gathering has never really called itself a Concours d’Elegance, not like many shows where spit and polish is ...Read More »