The Brain Bucket

A motorcycle blog for all of you who live your life on two wheels. Ride and subscribe to motorcycle articles, tips, DIYs, videos, ultimate lists, and good reads for your dome.

Jo Kelley

I cover the history of motorcycles, motorcycle news, and tell the stories of some of the most popular brands.

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Motorcycles, Slideshows, The Brain Bucket

Do Motorcycles Save You Money?

by Jo Kelley

How to Save Money: Trade in Four Wheels for Two

It’s no mystery to all you bikers out there: motorcycles are money-savers. Even the physical makeup of a motorcycle is a telling sign of its frugality: it’s smaller than a compact car, and it only has two wheels instead of four (some have three, but that’s still fewer than four!). If you’d like a thorough breakdown of what exactly makes two wheels such a great investment, I’ve prepared some notes.

Quizzes, Motorcycles, The Brain Bucket

What Motorcycle is Your Soul Mate? (Quiz)

by Jo Kelley

Your motorcycle is as much an extension of you as any star-crossed pair throughout time. Take this fun motorcycle quiz to find your perfect match!

Ask Romeo about Juliet, Johnny about June, Yoko about John, and you’ll encounter the word ‘soulmate’ more times than you can count. There’s just something about these couples that even gravity itself can’t defy, let alone the disbelieving critics of the world.

Motorcycles, The Brain Bucket, Reviews

Model Overview: 2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 Reviews and Specs

by Jo Kelley

Looking for a beginner bike with some hutzpah? Check out this Yamaha R3 review.

Beginners, do you find yourselves feeling a little stir crazy putzin’ around on the same bike you’ve had since your MSF Basic RiderCourse? I may have found your solution: the 2016 Yamaha YZF R3. 

Articles, Motorcycles, The Brain Bucket

Meet the Domio Moto: A Motorcycle Bluetooth Headset

by Jo Kelley

As prudent as wearing a motorcycle helmet is, it can be pretty troublesome when you’re trying to stream music. Enter Domio’s motorcycle headsets

Quizzes, Motorcycles, ATV and Off-Road, The Brain Bucket

What Should Your 2020 Rider Resolution Be? (Quiz)

by Jo Kelley

When the going gets tough, the tough... make a new Rider Resolution!

Take this New Year resolution quiz to find out which declarations you should be making. 

Despite how formidable the beginning of the new year may seem to some, however, it’s important that we all try to stick to our guns as best we can for the sake of self betterment.

With this in mind, bikers, listen up: instead of focusing solely on how you can improve your day-to-day, think about making resolutions that will help you create a more pleasing riding experience for yourself.

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