Travel Planning

Traveling on a motorcycle doesn’t have to be difficult or stressful.  As Walt pointed out in last month’s Motorcycle Consumer News Street Strategy, multi-day motorcycle trips are quite easy and fun. This Month, Walt Fulton goes further and explains how to pack and what to prepare for, on a motorcycle Read more…

Get Lost and Alone

Motorcycling means many things to many people.  In the July Issue of Motorcycle Consumer News, Walt’s Street Strategy article is perfect for the summer months. While many of us commute to work or ride the canyons and beaches, on the weekend, there are many more ways of owning a motorcycle Read more…

Motorcycle Diversity

Alisa Clickenger is an active part of the motorcycling community.  Throughout the years she has led national rides including the recent Sister’s Centennial Ride. Alisa also runs Women’s Motorcycle Tours. When she’s not doing all of that, she is often out writing stories for numerous publications. Recently, Dealer News Magazine Read more…

Dangerous Roads

We’ve all experienced them, a group of riders blaming the road, other riders, or anything but their own skill, setup, and choices for a dangerous road. Yes, some roads are more challenging than others.  Often though what makes it danerous has little to do with the road. Walt Fulton wrote Read more…

Room For Improvement

There is always room for  improvement.  A curious phenomenon that happens with many motorcyclists is the belief that they are as good as they ever need to be.  For too many riders, the weekend-long rider training will be all the instruction they receive.  That’s both a shame and a cause Read more…

A Motorcycle (Re)Awakening

Jean waiting to hit Horse Thief Mile at Willow Springs A Motorcycle (Re)Awakening Story by Jean P.  Photos by Jim Foreman The short but extraordinarily precise Haiku version: Can I ride with you? A GS can change your life. So can fish tacos. The longer version: I’m a 60-year-old woman.  Read more…

Rain Riding

Rain Riding – Walt Fulton Walt Fulton’s latest Street Strategies article is available now in the April 2019 issue of Motorcycle Consumer News.  Riding in the rain, without question, raises the risk for motorcyclists. While our motorcycles can generally handle rain without significant issues, other drivers become a serious hazard.  Read more…

Renew Your Commitment To Safety

Winter is almost over. Spring time means it’s time to get back into riding. In the March 2019 issue of Motorcycle Consumer News, Walt Fulton talks about renewing our commitment to safety. While always candid and forthright, Walt shares his wisdom, observations, and evidence with us. Does Hi-Viz gear really Read more…

Roads: What’s the Big Deal?

As motorcyclists, we are constantly deciding whether to take a back road, highway, or interstate.  It’s easy to say, “I only take the back roads.” but that’s not true.  Every day we’re faced with decisions based on time, weather, and how you’re feeling. Walt Fulton writes about this in the Read more…

Visual Horizon

How far should you look ahead when riding on the streets?  Should your visual range increase with your speed? The answers to these questions may surprise you, but they will probably also help you be a better and safer rider. Join Walt Fulton in the Strategy column on the January Read more…

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