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On the Road Blog

Welcome to the On the Road Blog. When we can’t be on our bikes, we like to read about bikes, right? We’ve got you covered, with articles on motorcycle safety tips, motorcycle events, motorcycle gear, and an overview of some of the best motorcycle rides in the U.S. Check it out.
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For some motorcycle riders, winter is the end of the riding season. While the bike is stored away, they may be tempted to cancel their insurance coverage to save money. But that can be a gamble. We take a look at some of the things to consider first.
Cool weather riding adds to the smart preparations you should make to get your motorcycle—and especially your tires—ready. Check the air pressure in your tires to help ensure you'll arrive at your destination safely. We explain why.

21 November, 2019
Your motorcycle is designed to weigh a certain amount with you, a passenger, and your gear aboard. When you understand your bike’s Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR), you’ll know how much you can carry without risking your safety or damaging your bike.

14 November, 2019
The leaves may be colorful this time of year, but they also obstruct hidden dangers once they’re on the ground. We have five fall riding tips to help keep you safe.

31 October, 2019
The annual Thunder Beach Autumn Rally returns to Florida’s Emerald Coast after last year’s event was cancelled due to Hurricane Michael. We take a look at how organizers are counting on bikers to help with continuing relief efforts.

22 October, 2019
Motorcycle riders know the summer riding season begins with Daytona Beach Bike Week. Now, many more are discovering Daytona Beach is the place to draw the summer riding season to a close. We take a look at Biketoberfest.

16 October, 2019
The highways that cross the Rocky Mountains have a lot to offer motorcycle riders. Scenic, winding roads take you up to picturesque locations and historic communities. Here’s a look at 7 of the best routes to follow.

10 October, 2019
There’s nothing better than taking a long road trip on your motorcycle. But all those miles add up—along with stress on your body. Physical and mental fatigue can make you tired and lead to crashes on the road. We take a closer look at how to help avoid fatigue.

20 September, 2019
Every region of the United States offers scenic roadways and a chance to see what makes this country special. It’s especially true for the area around the Blue Ridge Parkway. We’ve picked 7 of our favorite highways for this preview.

22 August, 2019
Summer means clear skies and warm temperatures perfect for motorcycle rides. That summer heat could also pose an unexpected risk to your health—dehydration. We take a look at the danger and offer 5 tips to help avoid it.

15 August, 2019
Every region of the United States offers scenic roadways. In the Northeast, you’ll have a chance to see everything from the rocky coast of the Atlantic to mountains and winding roads. We’ve picked 7 of our favorite motorcycle tours for a preview.

2 August, 2019
U.S. Route 6 was once the longest highway in America. That’s not the case anymore, but it still has plenty to offer—including the beauty of Cape Cod. We take a closer look at what you’ll find.

1 August, 2019
Get ready for one of the most beautiful motorcycle rides in the United States. The Kancamagus Highway takes you through the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire as you follow the highest altitude road in the Northeast.

30 July, 2019