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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.
You rely on your motorcycle helmet to keep you safe. But how does it work? We take a closer look at what goes into a quality helmet.
As riders in most parts of the country wait for the cold of winter to start fading, other riders are out enjoying warm southern riding destinations. Those making a trip to Avery Island, Louisiana, find that things can get even warmer—and downright hot!

14 February, 2018
Winter can be one of the most beautiful times of year and clear skies and dry roads can be tempting for a ride. But before venturing out in the cold for even a short ride, you need to take a little extra time to make sure your bike is ready—especially the tires.

30 January, 2018
Garage safety isn’t just about security. Doing some off-season maintenance on your motorcycle is a perfect way to pass the time until spring. But you need ensure your workspace passes a safety test. We have some tips to make it happen.

24 January, 2018

The clear skies and dry roads can make for a perfect winter ride. But the cold temperatures and wind chills are also the perfect conditions for frostbite. There are ways you can protect yourself. We have some tips.

17 January, 2018
As bikers, we tend to roll on a non-traditional path in life. That said, enjoy this new take on a Christmas favorite from Dairyland®’s Bob Suehring. Say hello to Biker Claus.

21 December, 2017
Less red showing up on the outside thermometer doesn’t scare us off from riding. But we need to be prepared. We offer some tips on how to dress before hitting the road in cooler weather.

21 December, 2017
Whether to bridge the gap between riding seasons during winter or to join thousands of like-minded individuals during the summer, motorcycle events provide a great escape. Check out these events for the first half of 2018, and take plenty of photos when you go.

21 December, 2017
Every rider understands the benefits of investing in motorcycle maintenance. It performs better, lasts longer, and gives us more riding pleasure. Our riding gear is no different. The small added cost and time spent maintaining it—especially your helmet—can really pay in performance and safety.

5 December, 2017
Every motorcyclist knows the danger of traffic intersections. Adding to the risk is the possibility that a driver could turn right at a red light—and straight into your path. Awareness is your best tool to avoid trouble, but we have some other tips that might help.

22 November, 2017
Escape the tangles of traffic and pressures of the day with a relaxing ride into nature. Located just hours away from six major southern cities, the Ozark National Forest offers an escape perfect for a day ride or a weekend away.

14 November, 2017
Autumn is here, and with it comes some of the best motorcycling of the season. But the cold weather and shorter days mean you need to do a little work before heading out into the colorful foliage. We have some tips for you to consider that’ll help make sure you and your bike are ready for a fall ride.

7 November, 2017
With similarities to Daytona Bike Week, the Lone Star Rally in Galveston Island, Texas, is the perfect motorcycle event to cap off the year. Sun, surf, and plenty of sights and sounds await.

25 October, 2017