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International Female Ride Day | May 5, 2018

International Female Ride Day | May 5, 2018

in Motorcycling Tips, Events

International Female Ride Day (IFRD) is on Saturday, May 5, 2018, and is the world’s largest and only women motorcycle rider event.

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Is Your Motorcycle Ready for Spring Riding?

Is Your Motorcycle Ready for Spring Riding?

in Motorcycling Tips

It’s finally time to get your motorcycle out to ride! However, there are a couple things you need to know to ensure your bike is spring riding ready.

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Most Effective Ways to Ride a Motorcycle in the Rain

Most Effective Ways to Ride a Motorcycle in the Rain

in Motorcycling Tips

April showers bring May flowers - so check out the most effective ways to ride your motorcycle safely in the rain.

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Simple (But Important) Things to Remember About Spring Riding

Simple (But Important) Things to Remember About Spring Riding

in Motorcycling Tips

We can hardly wait for our first spring ride and since it’s almost here we wanted to share some simple things to ensure you and your motorcycle are ready!

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Things Nobody Told You About Spring Bike Preparation

Things Nobody Told You About Spring Bike Preparation

in Motorcycling Tips

With the hope of spring around the corner, it’s important to get your motorcycle bike prepared to ride, that way when it hits you are ready to ride.

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5 Brilliant Ways to Be a More Polite Motorcyclist

5 Brilliant Ways to Be a More Polite Motorcyclist

in Motorcycling Tips

We’ve all experienced our share of rude drivers on the road – it’s something we anticipate every ride. Being a polite motorcyclist will not only ensure your safety, it will encourage others to do the same.

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Why You Should Ignore these Motorcycle Myths

Why You Should Ignore these Motorcycle Myths

in Motorcycling Tips

When it comes to motorcycles there are a variety of myths that just aren’t true, that is why we’ve shared some of the most ridiculous in an effort to clear the air for our riders.

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The Durham Divas: Is Riding Just For The Boys?

The Durham Divas: Is Riding Just For The Boys?

in Motorcycling Tips

On March 8, International Women’s Day celebrates women’s achievements throughout history, which lends itself to us showcasing and highlighting the fabulous Durham Divas!

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Facts About Smart Helmets That Will Blow Your Mind

Facts About Smart Helmets That Will Blow Your Mind

in Motorcycling Tips

Just when you thought riding could not possibly be any more exciting, they introduce smart helmets! Smart helmets offer riders a variety of built-in ‘smart’ elements.

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The Top 3 Distractions for Riders to Avoid

The Top 3 Distractions for Riders to Avoid

in Motorcycling Tips

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

in Motorcycling Tips

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

in Motorcycling Tips

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

in Motorcycling Tips

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?

in Motorcycling Tips

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

in Motorcycling Tips

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

in Motorcycling Tips

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

in Motorcycling Tips

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

in Motorcycling Tips

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

in Motorcycling Tips

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

in Motorcycling Tips

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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