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Motorcycle Gang VS Motorcycle Club

August 24th, 2015 by Gary Erdenski Gary Erdenski

Motorcycle club and motorcycle gang, some use these terms interchangeably, but in the biker world there is a very big difference between the two.

Motorcycle Gangs

Motorcycle gangs sometimes known as motorcycle outlaw clubs are organizations that use illegal methods to earn a profit. As seen on the popular TV show Sons Of Anarchy, “the Sons” who earned their profit in criminal activities such as “gun running” and  illegal drug trafficking are considered a outlaw gang. These gangs are very organized and often are in and out of jail. Usually once someone is involved with one of these biker gangs they are considered life-time members and cannot get out if they change their minds. Members of these groups often use violence as retaliation against anyone who tries to mess with any of its members or their families.

Top Father’s Day Gifts for Bikers

June 9th, 2015 by LeatherBound

Father’s Day is June 21, you still have a little bit of time to find the perfect gift for your dad. Check out our top picks for any biker dad (or any biker in general).

1. Old Guys Rule Merchandise. From cleaver t-shirts and tank tops to decals and patches. He is sure to appreciate the message behind Old Guys Rule.

old guys rule t shirt beer label

2. Transitional lens riding glasses. Its important to have a solid pair of riding glasses to protect your eyes not only from the sun, but also from anything that could potentialy shatter your glasses. Our transitional lens motorcycle glasses are made with polycarbonate shatter resistant lens’.

June Motorcycle Event Round Up -NJ & PA

June 5th, 2015 by LeatherBound

Here is a quick round-up of some motorcycle rides in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania area for the first half of June:

June 6

nobuddyride

June 7

rideforhope

rideforherosJune 14

warriors run

 

5 Tips for Riding Motorcycles with Kids

May 31st, 2015 by Gary Erdenski Gary Erdenski

1. Understand the risks, and make sure the child understands what to do in the event of a crash.

2. Make sure the child is ready. Consider the maturity level of the child, are they good at following directions? Will they pay active attention to the surrounding while on the road? Could they be frightened from traffic sounds? There is not a specific age a child is ready to ride and there are no specific laws in regards to age.

How to Choose the right motorcycle helmet

May 19th, 2015 by Roxanne Erdenski Roxanne Erdenski

Choosing the right motorcycle helmet for you can be a overwhelming task. Picking the right style, color, size and safety level are the priorities everyone has and everyone want to look good while wearing one.

Does your state require a DOT approved helmet? The first point to decide on is is you want a DOT safety approved helmet or a novelty motorcycle helmet which is not approved. Some states have strict laws.

Next is style:

Half or shorty. – Half helmets are great for the rider who is not too excited about wearing a helmet but is obligated to obey state laws. HCI half helmets are some of the thinnest and lightest on the market and are often more comfortable.

Tips for riding a motorcycle in the rain

April 7th, 2015 by Gary Erdenski Gary Erdenski

Spring is here and its April, if you get caught in the rain or “April Showers” be sure you are fully prepared to avoid disaster. Check out some tips for riding your motorcycle in the rain below.

1. Carry the proper gear. Be sure to keep a rain gear suit tucked in your motorcycle saddle bag. Make sure you purchase a rain suit made specifically for motorcycle riders, these suits will have heat guards on the pants and reflective piping to help other motorists see you when weather conditions are hazardous. Make sure your rain gear fits properly and is easy to access and put on. If you know before hand you will be traveling in rain, it is always good to invest in a waterproof pair of boots and waterproof gloves.

TomTom Announces New Motorcycle GPS System

March 30th, 2015 by Gary Erdenski Gary Erdenski

Your motorcycle ride is going to take you on a whole new adventure with the latest TomTom for motorcycles that will be available in April 2015.

New features include ability to find roads with more twists, turns and curves and choosing the level of ups and downs you travel. Discover new routes simply by tapping a area on the screen map. Plan round trips and easily share them with fellow riding buddies. The TomTom rider is completely designed specifically for bikers.

 

Learn more at: http://www.tomtom.com/en_gb/drive/motorcycle/index.html

BMW Recalls Almost 49K Motorcycles

March 28th, 2015 by Roxanne Erdenski Roxanne Erdenski

BMW is recalling alost 49K motorcycles both in the US and Canada because flanges that hold the rear wheel can crack if bolts are too tight. Several models are included in this recall including the following.

2005-2010 R1200GS

2005-2010 R1200RT

2006-2010 R1200GS Adventure

2007-2010 R1200R

2007 R1200S

2005-2007 R1200ST

2008-2009 HP2 Megamoto

2006 HP2 Enduro

2008-2010 HP2 Sport

2005-2008 K1200S

2006-2008 K1200R and K1200GT

2009-2011 K1300S

2010-2011 K1300R

2009-2010 K1300GT

Motorcycle Events April 2015 – New Jersey Area

March 23rd, 2015 by Gary Erdenski Gary Erdenski

April 2

Bike Night at the Cabin

Freehold NJ

732-462-3090

April 4

april4

 

 

 

 

 

 

717-693-2085

April 4

Bunny Run

Hummelstown PA

bunny run

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 11

NJ Elks MC Bike Rally for Brain Injured Children

Old Bridge NJ – 732-309-3337

April 18

Rolling Badges Bike Blessing

Mt. Ephraim NJ – 856-345-9477

 

New Men’s Vests for Spring 2015

March 21st, 2015 by Gary Erdenski Gary Erdenski

1.The popular Sons Of Anarchy style leather motorcycle vest has been updated with a hidden zipper front and side laces for a fresh new look. It is also made from our highest quality soft leather. Inside gun concealment pockets with extra padding for comfort as well as a single panel back that is great for patch work.

Anarchy Leather Motorcycle Vest with Lacesmotorcycle vest with gun pocketsSingle panel leather biker vest

2. The Sons of Anarchy Vest has also been updated with a collarless version for guys who don’t like a collar poking at them, this new style also has a hidden zipper front and is made from the highest quality soft leather. Also with a single panel back great for bike club patches.