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Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
Counting down the days till you can get back on your motorcycle and out on the road? Take a look at some must-have accessories that will make your motorcycle days safe, stylish and fun!
Get your motorcycle accessories collection up-to-date with these items and before you head out, check out our blog for helpful tips, motorcycle news and new product updates.
Thursday, May 9th, 2013
There’s something about riding on a motorcycle, touring cities and country roads, nimbly negotiating turns and seeing the scenery close up. This experience used to be only one that men enjoyed but today ladies are throwing on their women’s leather motorcycle jackets and hitting the road in ever-increasing numbers.
According to the latest figures provided by the Motorcycle Industry Council, approximately 7.2 million women in the U.S. operate motorcycles. And while this is a small percentage of the 27 million overall, the number continues to grow. With the increase of women on bikes the motorcycle apparel and accessories industry has changed as well. In the past, women had to be happy with men’s leather motorcycle vests, boots and gloves. However today, women can find all kinds of girl-friendly items.
Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
It’s finally here! Motorcycle riding weather has burst through in most parts of the country and we couldn’t be happier. To get a jumpstart on your motorcycle plans for May, check out these awesome events happening around the country and then get your men’s leather vest out of the closet and shine up your motorcycle boots. Let’s get riding!
May 2013 Upcoming Events
What: 15th Annual Thunder Beach Spring Motorcycle Rally
Where: Panama City Beach, Florida
When: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - Sunday, May 5, 2013
Thursday, April 11th, 2013
We’re firm believers that the family that bikes together, stays together. But before you get the tribe out on the road, check out this roundup of black leather vests and motorcycle clothing “must haves” for dad, mom and your bikers in training!
1. Women’s Leather Motorcycle Vests – No matter what your style, we’ve got a huge selection from which to choose. Zip-ups, reflective, lamb skin or cow hide, our collection of vests will turn heads everywhere. We’ve even got pink bulletproof-style vests to tickle your fancy.
2. Harley Davidson For Kids – Start your baby bikers out right with clothing from our popular Harley Davidson collection specially designed for babies and kids. Whether it’s bibs, t-shirts, body suits or booties, you’ll find the cutest choices here.
Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
From Oktoberfest to Halloween, September and October measures up to be one of the most active for motorcycle events and rallies. Grab your motorcycle vest and hop on your hog. Here’s a specially selected round-up of motorcycle events in Fall 2012.
Fall 2012 Upcoming Events
What: Bikes, Blues and BBQ
Where: Fayetteville, Arkansas
When: September 26 – 29, 2012
Along with rhyming we also like alliteration, so this motorcycle rally got our attention too. The name pretty much sums it up! Join thousands of riders in the beautiful Ozark Mountains. Another top rally coordinated by the Fayetteville Fire Fighters Association, featuring barbecue teams, cook-offs and top notch blues bands Friday and Saturday.
Thursday, July 5th, 2012
You can be safe and ride in style, and no one knows that better than the folks at the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. In fact, they created a short video expounding on the benefits of wearing motorcycle gear, such as a motorcycle vest, all the time.
Above All, Protect Your Head
First off, never leave your head exposed. A helmet offers you the most protection against injury. As the narrator states in the video, “A bare head is no match for a curb or windshield.” A full-face motorcycle helmet provides maximum protection, and bright colors help drivers see you.
Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
The American Motorcycle Association (AMA) began in 1924 to promote and support motorcycling enthusiasts. Over the last 100+ years, the origin of the organization and patches worn, most often on a biker’s motorcycle vest, became lost in Hollywood lore. While 99% of bikers are law-abiding, there was 1% of the riding population that was not. At least that’s what the AMA stated in a long ago written article.
How the Outlaw Rider was Born
That outlaw concept stuck and, when the movie, The Wild One, starring Marlon Brando, memorialized these “bad boys,” a popular myth of the outlaw rider began. At this time, the use of a clubs’ “colors” emerged as a way to distinguish themselves from the founding organization and AMA-sanctioned activities.
Monday, August 8th, 2011
When it comes to international motorcycling you can have your pick of trips, tours and rallies. Each may appeal to a different side of your personality. For the weekend rider, the relaxed features of a tour works. For the road warrior biker, you can’t beat an international rally. But, our idea of a good ride is to plot out your route with a detailed itinerary for a motorcycle trip of a lifetime. Check out these top international rides from AskMen.com.
Whether it’s a tourist spot or a popular biker pit stop, just be sure to buy legitimate country badge to stitch on to your motorcycle vest. You want everyone to know where you’ve been!
Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
Did you know that May was Motorcycle Awareness Month? Although, May is over for this year you can keep your safety awareness high, year round, with these motorcycle tips.
- Choose the Correct Clothing – Choosing the right clothing while riding helps protect your body from sun and road exposure. In the summer, motorcycle vests provide a barrier from gravel and dirt dust up, especially when you’re off road. While wearing leather in heat seems crazy to non-riders, it actually acts as insulation from the elements; if it rains, your chest is kept dry; when it’s sunny, the interior shell wicks away perspiration. Plus, riding without sleeves is a lot cooler than wearing a leather jacket.
Friday, January 21st, 2011
Ask anyone in the New York City area and they will tell you that winter is nothing to joke about. In the past few weeks residents of the Big Apple were witness to one of the worst blizzards in history as 20 inches of snow brought everything to a halt. Although there are probably few brave enough to weather a blizzard on their bike, you don’t have to park your bike in the garage all winter long. Although motorcycles and cold temps don’t mix well, during more moderate winter weather there may be some that are unwilling or unable to give up their mean machines. There are a few things that can be done in order to help ensure safety while tackling those icy roads.