Tips & News for Motorcycle Lovers

At StreetRider Insurance, we're here to help Ontario riders feel safe and get the most enjoyment out of their motorcycle riding experience with tips and relevant news.


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The Top 3 Distractions for Riders to Avoid

The Top 3 Distractions for Riders to Avoid

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Your focus is important when you are out riding. Eliminating potential distractions before you get on your bike can help you to stay focused, and safe. We have put together a list of the top distractions for riders, and how you can plan to avoid them.

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Will You Be My Valentine? 3 Benefits of Dating a Motorcycle Rider

Will You Be My Valentine? 3 Benefits of Dating a Motorcycle Rider

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Valentine’s day is creeping up quickly and if you were wondering, there are benefits to dating a motorcycle rider!

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Five Tips for Winter Riding

Five Tips for Winter Riding

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Winter in Ontario gets cold, but some motorcyclists aren’t quite ready to trade in their two tires!  If you plan on riding your motorcycle during the winter months, here are some helpful tips for winter riding.

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How to Prepare & Store Your Bike This Winter

How to Prepare & Store Your Bike This Winter

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You and your bike might be hibernating for the winter, but have you winterized your bike? Winterizing your bike can save you unpleasant surprises this spring.

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What Can I Do If I’m Not Riding This Winter?

What Can I Do If I’m Not Riding This Winter?

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Winter is here, and it’s keeping (most of) you from riding. To help you pass the time, we have some ideas to give you some quality time with your bike while you count down the days until spring.

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A Motorcyclist’s Holiday Wish List

A Motorcyclist’s Holiday Wish List

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With the holidays around the corner, you might be wondering what to buy that motorcycle lover on your list. Wonder no more! We’ve put together some bike rider ideas to get you started...it’s our gift to you.

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Five Useful Motorcycle Tips for the Christmas Season

Five Useful Motorcycle Tips for the Christmas Season

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When it comes to the Christmas Season we don’t really know what kind of riding weather we’ll get in Ontario. So as our Christmas present to you, our dope readers, we’ve outlined tips for riding your motorcycle this holiday season.

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A 4 Step Guide to Getting A Motorcycle Licence

A 4 Step Guide to Getting A Motorcycle Licence

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You’ve decided that you want to get a motorcycle licence. What’s next? To drive a motorcycle, you will need an M Class licence - check out our steps you will need to take before getting on the road.

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5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying Your First Motorcycle

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying Your First Motorcycle

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Are you thinking about buying your first motorcycle? If so, it’s a decision that shouldn't be rushed. Considering these 5 crucial questions can help you to narrow down your bike options and make sure you are getting exactly what you want, and need.

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The Ins and Outs of Riding Double

The Ins and Outs of Riding Double

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Without a doubt when you double ride the entire dynamic of your motorcycle changes. Following these tips will help you to keep yourself, your motorcycle, and your passenger safe while driving.

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What You Should Know Before Riding Your Bike to Work

What You Should Know Before Riding Your Bike to Work

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Commuting to work on your motorcycle can give you more ride time, but you might run into rush-hour traffic, crowded parking lots, and unpredictable weather. Be prepared and plan ahead to make your commute a safe one.

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The Miracle Of Protective Motorcycle Shirts

The Miracle Of Protective Motorcycle Shirts

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Don’t underestimate the miracle of protective motorcycle shirts! To demonstrate their benefits we have made a list of the top 3 features protective motorcycle shirts offer.

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What To Expect From Harley-Davidson’s Electric Motorcycle

What To Expect From Harley-Davidson’s Electric Motorcycle

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Harley-Davidson has big plans for the future! In fact, they will be introducing 100 new motorcycles within the next 10 years! One of the hundred is an electric motorcycle and we can’t help but wonder what to expect.

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Planning a solo Motorcycle Tour?

Planning a solo Motorcycle Tour?

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So you decided to go solo on that motorcycle tour? Here are some tips to help keep you safe while traveling alone.

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Safety Features you need in your Motorcycle Boots

Safety Features you need in your Motorcycle Boots

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When it comes to picking the right motorcycle boots, it can be a challenge. Due to this, we created a two part blog series providing you with everything you need to know to select the right motorcycle boots for you! In part two, we review the essential boot safety features.

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What Consumers Think About Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire Electric Motorcycle

What Consumers Think About Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire Electric Motorcycle

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In 2014, Harley-Davidson introduced Project LiveWire - their first electric motorcycle. They gave consumers had a chance to ride LiveWire and give their feedback and we were interested in what they said, so we thought we would share!

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How to Pick the Right Motorcycle Boots

How to Pick the Right Motorcycle Boots

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There are lots of options when looking for motorcycle boots, but it is important to choose a boot that fits both you, and your bike. Asking yourself these questions can help you to decide on a boot that will offer you comfort and protection.

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What Should I Wear: Summer Motorcycle Gear

What Should I Wear: Summer Motorcycle Gear

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Summer is here, and so is the hot, humid weather. There are plenty of summer motorcycle gear options to keep you cool without sacrificing your protection.

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Where Should I Ride This Summer?

Where Should I Ride This Summer?

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Planning your next motorcycle ride? Ontario, Canada’s Tour Planner can steer you in the right direction.

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Away We Go: Long Distance Road Trips

Away We Go: Long Distance Road Trips

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Are you thinking of taking your motorcycle on a long distance road trip? Before you take off on your bike, here’s some riding advice.

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