AGVSport Palomar Jacket | Gear Review No ratings yet.

AGVSport Palomar Jacket (available in men’s and women’s sizes). Having spent the better part of my late teens and early 20s scraping footpegs on the winding mountain roads in California’s San Diego North County, when AGVSport introduced a leather jacket named after the 6,142-foot peak at the heart of the best riding loop in the…

Stayin’ Safe: One Man’s Junk… No ratings yet.

With an excessive load of scrap held in place by a cable, that vintage flathead V-8 engine, along with the rest of the load, could soon be on the road surface. I’ll admit, there can be some really interesting things to be seen packed into the backs of trucks and in open trailers as they…

Honda Unveils Custom Gold Wing at Daytona Bike Week No ratings yet.

“Cool Wing” custom 2019 Honda Gold Wing. Photo courtesy Honda. Perhaps to prove that the new Gold Wing isn’t just for old guys anymore, Honda unveiled a custom Gold Wing at Daytona Bike Week, dubbed “Cool Wing” and built by Kevin Dunn, Duy Nguyen, Jimmy Chen and Ray Tong, of Southern California’s Steady Garage. The design…

Tourmaster Flex WP Touring Boots | Gear Review No ratings yet.

Tourmaster Flex WP boots. I’m always on the prowl for riding gear that’s a step up from what I’m currently using at an affordable price. The mid-height Flex WP Touring boots from Tourmaster come pretty close to nailing my ideal for a commuting boot: they’re waterproof (which I tested in a light rain), have a…

Hot Tips For Installing Heated Grips No ratings yet.

Heated grips are a treat on chilly rides. Not only do they make you more comfortable when it’s cold out, they improve safety by keeping your digits limber and sensitive on the controls. Photos by Spenser Robert. Heated grips are great for extending your riding season and staying comfortable when the temperature drops. When it…

Rider Magazine, February 2019 No ratings yet.

From an adventure bike convert: beauty is much more than skin deep. In my mid-teens, it was a dirt bike that gave me the freedom to explore the countryside, forests and mountains. Moving on to my late teens, I added a 650 Triumph to my garage. Fast-forward to my late twenties, and I began what…

Riding the ‘Other’ Cape: Cape Ann No ratings yet.

Mid-morning sun warms Kettle Cove at low tide. Photos by the author. When New Englanders talk of “The Cape,” typically they mean Cape Cod, the flexing arm of Massachusetts that reaches from the South Shore into the Atlantic. But there’s another peninsula jutting into the Atlantic off the North Shore: Cape Ann. Here you’ll find…

Indian Unveils This Year’s Limited Edition Jack Daniels Springfield Dark Horse No ratings yet.

2019 Limited-Edition Jack Daniel’s Indian Springfield Dark Horse. For the fourth straight year, Indian Motorcycle and Jack Daniel’s have partnered to create a limited-edition motorcycle celebrating their shared commitment to quality, originality and craftsmanship in the design of their products. This year’s bike, the Jack Daniel’s Limited Edition Indian Springfield Dark Horse, draws its inspiration…