It starts somewhere for every rider, the first thoughts of sitting in the saddle, eyeing up new motorcycles and even dreaming of the open road. But for some, family, friends and significant others don't have the same passion for this riding fantasy.
As strong as the draw of Sturgis is to the cruiser, track day is more so to the sportsbike rider. With this type of event growing in popularity across the country, Clutch and Chrome examines the phenomenon, what a rider can expect and how to prepare for a Track Day.
Is this the year you finally make your way to a motorcycle rally? Want to get more out of the events you attend? Not only does Clutch and Chrome review how to choose the motorcycle event that's right for you and your riding buddies, but we also bring together a variety of experience and boil it down to ten useful tips to help any two-wheeled traveler.
JUL 23, 2015 -There are many 'musts' for motorcyclists. Whether the items 'bikers should-have' for every ride includes safety gear such as helmets, gloves and appropriate clothing or the ever handy and incredibly useful bungee cords, there is something new and needed to add to that magical list.
Every rider loves a road trip. Open highway ahead, leaving everyday life behind as you ride towards a point on the map. Clutch and Chrome walks through different ways to make an enjoyable experience that much better.
There are few things more stressful than the sight of your motorcycle lying on the ground. Although Clutch and Chrome can't help with that sick feeling in the bottom of the stomach, we can guide you through getting the bike back up on two wheels.
The perfectly planned road trip can be brought down by nature’s unforgiving sun and its endless supply of bugs. But with a little planning, some forethought and of course handy tips from Clutch and Chrome, with the help of Consumer Reports both can be kept at bay.
Motorcycle magazines and websites such as Clutch and Chrome offer article after article of tips and tutorials on riding techniques. We write about topics such as countersteering to handle curves, how to plan and take a motorcycle road trip and other matters covering the time a rider is in the saddle and on the road.
Riding a motorcycle while intoxicated is clearly a stupid thing to do. The very thought of climbing onto a vehicle with only two wheels while suffering from the basic alcohol impairments of balance and vision issues surely must be considered an absurd notion.