10 motorcycle safety tips every rider should know
Posted: May 9, 2023
From first-time riders to veterans of the road, learning and practicing motorcycle safety skills should be an active, ongoing process. No matter your experience level, you can benefit from reviewing and practicing the 10 motorcycle riding safety tips we outline below. Choose the right motorcycle gear Your motorcycle gear provides you comfort, helps you control your motorcycle, and protects you. Here are six types of...
Ride Florida’s Ocala National Forest motorcycle route
Posted: May 3, 2023
Ocala National Forest is the southernmost national forest in the lower 48 states and—at 607 square miles—the second-largest national forest in Florida. This beautiful forest is conveniently located between Gainesville and Orlando, and is easily accessible from several major motorcycle rallies that occur in Florida each year, including Daytona Beach Bike Week. The scenery, roads, and trail networks combine to make Ocala National Forest a...
5 tips for defensive motorcycle riding
Posted: February 17, 2023
5 tips for defensive motorcycle riding Safe riding involves not only avoiding errors of your own but also anticipating and responding to other drivers’ errors. This is crucial, because human error contributes to 98 percent of auto accidents each year. While you can’t control how others drive, you can take it upon yourself to practice defensive riding. What is defensive riding? Defensive riding for motorcycle...
82nd annual Daytona Beach Bike Week 2023
Posted: February 9, 2023
In 2023, Daytona Beach Bike Week will celebrate its 82nd year as the official beginning of the motorcycle rally and riding season. This epic event draws motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world for a 10-day celebration of all things motorcycle. While the COVID-19 pandemic has constrained many large events over the past few years, Daytona Bike Week began to bounce back in 2022, and it’s...
Ride your motorcycle through Wisconsin’s Kickapoo River Valley
Posted: February 6, 2023
The Kickapoo River Valley takes its name from the Kickapoo River, which meanders through west-central Wisconsin. The word “Kickapoo” comes from the language of the Algonquian people, translating to "one who goes here, then there”—a very appropriate name for this very crooked river. At 126 miles long, the Kickapoo is the longest tributary of the Wisconsin River. Yet as the crow flies, the river covers...