2014-04-17 19:59:01+0000
May 10: I ride my F800GS Toronto to LA & back in 25 days, camping wild with a top box, a BMW w/proof duffelbag, a Rotopax and a 3L Camelbak
2014-04-17 15:32:55+0000
What Bikes Do You Love-Hate the Look Of?
What Bikes Do You Love-Hate the Look Of?

Do you have any bikes that you both love and hate? I have to admit that the Victory Vision fits this space for me. I'm curious if anyone's ridden one and can enlighten me on how the ride itself is. I agree with those that say the front looks like a one-eyed cat eating a wheel. Yet, it also ...

2014-04-17 14:25:52+0000

Having owned one of the very first of these bikes, I'm filled with nostalgia watching this video. Not for the fact that I could ride like that, but the way it made me feel. Here, Jason Di Salvo and Elena Myers show us what Triumphs street racer can do. Cones and GoPros be warned!

Spring has (mostly) sprung for most riders in the northern hemisphere, which means the time for those epic rides you may have planned this Summer is coming. Steve Green is preparing for a 10-week ride from California to Alaska, and has 14 steps on [how to prepare for your first epic adven ...

2014-04-16 14:55:49+0000
Just realized the difference between riding at 2c and 8c is another thirty minutes before you can feel your fingers again
2014-04-15 11:33:13+0000
Snow: 1 Me: (did not start) - quite a comedown from 20+ degrees on Sunday....
2014-04-15 11:33:13+0000
Snow: 1 Me: (did not start) - quite a comedown from 20+ degrees on Sunday....
2014-04-15 04:30:12+0000

Prepare for Spring with Parking Lot Practice!
Prepare for Spring with Parking Lot Practice!

Spring is here! For those of us in the northern states, that means getting onto your motorcycle after several months of Winter weather. Those months can mean our riding skills may have a little rust that needs to be knocked off before the season gets serious. For some, it makes sense to take one o ...

2014-04-14 22:07:13+0000

From the "about" in YouTube: If anybody wants to know more about the making of this video or the scooter club involved, just visit www.a41eagles.co.uk. The Joker's Scooter Club and the A41 Eagles SC are the scooter clubs in the video, filmed around Paddington in North West London. On a ...

2014-04-14 18:06:47+0000
Rain: 1 Me: 0

Hey everyone! Sorry it's been a while since I posted... more coming soon! I was out with buddy Noel on the weekend and he wanted to pick up some foam earplugs at the drugstore, which we duly did. He did, I didn't. But earplugs have been on my list of things to look into. Excessive and pe ...

You feel like this would be a good PSA

2014-04-13 20:41:21+0000 - Ontario, Canada
Motorcycling is an enjoyment-enhancing drugMotorcycling is an enjoyment-enhancing drugMotorcycling is an enjoyment-enhancing drugMotorcycling is an enjoyment-enhancing drugMotorcycling is an enjoyment-enhancing drug

Finally, my first ride this season! It’s a bit cold out and I enjoy suiting up. Getting my gear on makes me think of snowboarding with a huge motor and no waiting at the lift. For me, the first ride of the season is intimidating, but once I get out there, it starts to come naturally… Un ...

2014-04-13 20:13:32+0000

2014-04-12 20:02:25+0000 - Ontario, Canada
Ready? Set. Go! - Some tips for getting back on the road
Ready? Set. Go! - Some tips for getting back on the road

For those of us who put the bike away in the Winter, the first signs of Spring are a welcome sight. We spend our nights dreaming of being back out on the road. Plans are eagerly made for the big trips and gear is purchased in anticipation of this day. But that first time out on the road? Most of us ...

Bluetooth helmet communication kits are a great way to stay connected while on a ride. With so many manufacturers, it can be difficult to get everyone talking due to incompatible gear. Recently, this has begun to change as companies like Sena and UClear have released firmware updates to m ...

2014-04-11 17:36:00+0000
Spring Fever
Spring Fever

A lot of you experience motorcycling weather year round, but for the EastSleepRIDE staff and many others, the riding season's just started. There were two serious motorcycle crashes in the greater Toronto area this week - ease into it, we're all restless and undoubtedly rusty after that classic Can ...

While electric motorcycles are still very much a technology full of limitations, there's a lot of potential flexibility available in their design. Take a look at the Johammer J1, an electric motorcycle bei ...

2014-04-11 05:19:10+0000
Ready to ride ...