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Christmas tree carried on motorcycle

by Jeff on December 25, 2011

We don’t know these guys, but they look like they had an adventurous time fetching that cut tree for the holiday.

Odds are the Motorcycle Safety Foundation would not recommend this …

To those of you who celebrated Christmas today, we hope you had a good day as well!

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2011 RaceTech Suspension Upgrade Review

by JeffJune 27, 2011 Features

We evaluate RaceTech’s high-performance motorcycle springs, Gold Valves, and personalized tuning and rebuilding service. By Jeff Cobb Motorcycle Safety News Any rider who wants more safety, control – and fun – can easily benefit from suspension tuning for his or her body weight and riding style. This is true whether you buy a new motorcycle, [...]

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MSF’s ‘naturalistic’ crash causation study

by JeffNovember 3, 2010 News

For those of you who don’t know, there are now at least two major crash causation studies going on. One is by the FHWA and Oklahoma State University, which we wrote about last year as having been stalled. It since went on without the MSF’s blessings – and a few million dollars in pledged funds [...]

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Safe BMW rider!

by JeffOctober 30, 2010 Editorials

Chris Pfeiffer on his specially prepped BMW F800R plays hooligan at BMW’s HQ in Munich with the company’s blessings. Is BMW shedding its stodgy image? Actually, that’s already been done with the likes of the S1000R. This clip is just for fun, and to show what lots of skill and practice can do. And for [...]

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CTEK Comfort Indicator Review

by JeffOctober 28, 2010 Product Reviews

Affordable battery maintenance An edited version of a review written for By Jeff Cobb With winter about to begin – and essentially already begun in some regions – it’s time to think about battery maintenance. As it turns out, a lot of people could use some help making sure their batteries last as long [...]

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SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger Review

by JeffOctober 26, 2010 Product Reviews

A new paradigm of connectivity for travelers As written for By Jeff Cobb Just think how different history and everyday life would have been if devices like the SPOT Satellite Messenger had existed, even in the past hundred years. Just for starters, where Amelia Earhart crashed might never have been a mystery. The ‘60s [...]

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Video gives ‘naked’ motorcycle riders new meaning

by JeffOctober 22, 2010 Videos

Uh … yeah. Makes a point.

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THINK! – Named Riders

by JeffOctober 19, 2010 Videos

Another clever motorcycle safety advert from the U.K.

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Winter preparation: two viable choices for riders

by JeffOctober 16, 2010 Features

Store your motorcycle, or get ready to ride it As written for By Jeff Cobb To ride or not to ride. In the colder months, that is the question. Traditionally, in regions where the winter thermometer dips below freezing, many riders would prep and store their motorcycles, not wanting to brave sub-zero wind chill. [...]

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Motorcycle GPS Review

by JeffOctober 16, 2010 Features

TomTom Rider 2, Garmin Zumo 660 and Lowrance Endura Sierra As written for By Jeff Cobb We spent a month comparing the TomTom Rider 2nd Edition (MSRP $649.95), and Garmin zumo 660 (MSRP $799.99), the latest GPS offerings from the only two major suppliers of motorcycle-specific models in North America. Each is advertised as [...]

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Vote like a motorcyclist

by JeffOctober 14, 2010 Editorials

With laws being enacted that discriminate against riders’ rights, and with elections right around the corner, being mindful of issues that affect your future, and voting accordingly are more than just a good idea. This is the message the AMA is stressing, as seen in the press release following: The AMA has ramped up its [...]

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