Best motorcycle chain lube

best motorcycle chain lube
Ask 10 riders what the best motorcycle chain lube is and you will get 10 different answers. It is impossible to say one lube is better than the other without standardized laboratory tests by a third party -- otherwise it is highly subjective and anecdotal. Read...

Types of the best sound deadening materials: “What’d you say?”

Best sound deadening materials
Different sound levels and transmission methods require different soundproofing materials. The same thing can be said about different areas of application -- like autos, homes and edifices, and other structures. In this particular article, we look for the best sound deadening materials for cars and trucks. Peaceful...

How much does a motorcycle oil change cost at a dealer?

how much should an oil change for a motorcycle cost
Question: How much does a motorcycle oil change cost on average? A few months ago, I needed to get the oil changed on a Suzuki DL-650 and wondered what the cost would be. I called a dealer for a quote, then took the bike to...

What is the best place to buy tires

best place to buy tires online
A bald or flat tire will put the brakes on traveling quick. What is the best place to buy tires? I provide my perspective about where I purchase new tires, along with a few other options. Options abound for new rubber. There are big box...

Best motorcycle safety gear for the street: What are you wearing?

motorcycle protective gear
The best motorcycle safety gear may be more important than the motorbike you buy. Why, you ask? Protective gear may save your skin in a slide. It can keep you warm and dry when it is cold and rainy and keep the sun from...

7 Best Suzuki V-strom 650 farkles

Suzuki V-Strom 650 accessories
When I bought my DL-650, it was stock, with no adventure options. That was OK because I could add as many V-strom 650 farkles as I wanted. But it did raise a question: What are popular modifications or accessories added to the DL-650? Find Suzuki V-Strom...

17 motorcycle helmet brands for the street

best motorcycle helmet reviews
A few months ago, I bought a different motorcycle -- a Suzuki DL650 V-Strom. I bought a new helmet, too. Before I bought a new helmet, I did research on good motorcycle helmet brands for street use. In the end, I bought a Shoei Qwest,...

Road trip essentials: 7 motorcycle camping gear must-haves

motorcycle camping gear
The roads are mapped out and the motorcycle is topped off and ready to go. But what motorcycle camping gear do you need for your trip? Find camping gear on Amazon. Without the right camping equipment, you have put the brakes on the trip quick --...

Best hot weather motorcycle gear essentials: Don’t roast!

hot weather motorcycle gear
Although Midwestern summers rarely reach 100 degrees, we still see 90-95 degree days. I thought I would list what hot weather motorcycle gear works for me and why I choose to ride with this gear. Find the best hot weather motorcycle gear in 2019 on...

Differences between the Suzuki V-Strom 650 vs 1000

vstrom 1000 vs 650
What's the differences between the Suzuki V-Strom 650 vs 1000? This question I asked myself before I bought a 2014 DL-650. From my research and a test ride, I found the 650 was better suited for me. My opinion about the two is this: The...