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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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With the frantic pace of our culture and the current challenges we’re facing, it’s no surprise that discussions surrounding mental health are popping up everywhere. With mental health being on the forefront of conversation, it’s important to focus on healthy practices that build our mental strength. Here’s the great news! Riding more can improve your mental health. We’ve known and understood this all along, but now there’s a scientific study that proves its benefits.
While we’d all love to ride our motorcycle all day, every day, we know that's just not possible. That’s why how you park or store your bike is so important. We take a look at some of the common options and how they can protect your ride.

24 January, 2020
Beginning motorcycle riders have a big choice ahead of them—what type of bike is the right one? From cruisers to sport bikes and scooters, there are a number of different rides out there. We take a look at what makes them different to help you find the one that’s right for you.

22 January, 2020
You’ve been looking forward to your motorcycle ride. But when you turn the key, nothing happens. A dead battery can bring your ride to a quick end—a battery booster and jump starter could change that. We take a look at how they work.

10 January, 2020
Attending motorcycle events is one of the best parts of the riding season. We’ve put together a list of motorcycle events happening in the first half of 2020 across the country for you. Have a good time!

2 January, 2020
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.

3 December, 2019
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
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