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.

Logan Reed

Rider. Writer. Harley life-r. Follow my coverage of everything from tips for motorcycle riders, to motorcycle humor, and everything else to do with living life on two wheels.
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Motorcycles, Slideshows, The Brain Bucket

How Much Extra Will You Pay for a Brand New Motorcycle?

by Logan Reed

New rides from the dealership are expensive; buy a used motorcycle online instead.

Do you know how to calculate a keystone markup? How about a brand-new bike’s annual motorcycle depreciation value? These are some of the setbacks you’ll encounter when you buy a new motorcycle from your local dealership.  

Articles, Motorcycles, The Brain Bucket, Reviews

Model Overview: 2017 Harley-Davidson Tri Glide Ultra Classic Reviews and Specs

by Logan Reed

Live in the saddle? This Harley-Davidson trike was made for riders who love to adventure on not two, but three wheels. Check it out. 

Given the company’s extensive history, it should come as no surprise that Harley-Davidson produced a trike that’s just as tough, powerful, and reliable as its two-wheeled cousins. Meet the 2017 Tri Glide Ultra Classic: a touring trike that has redefined luxurious cross-country rides. 

Articles, Motorcycles, The Brain Bucket, Reviews

Model Overview: 2019 Kawasaki ZX-6R Reviews and Specs

by Logan Reed

A Review of the 2019 Kawasaki ZX-6R 

One brand that consistently knocks it out of the park when it comes to performance machinery is none other than Kawasaki, whose history is as rich and vibrant as the iconic green donning its impressive line of powersports. And in 2019, they hit the proverbial grand slam yet again with the 2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R.

Motorcycles, Videos, The Brain Bucket

'Twas the Ride Before Christmas (Video)

by Logan Reed

'Twas the Ride Before Christmas...

...and all through the night, not a creature was stirring, save one jolly old man, on a bike.

There’s nothing like a quick jaunt down the Interstate on Christmas Eve to put the stress of the holidays behind me. Not a soul to be seen anywhere, no screeching cars, distracted cagers, or feckless jaywalkers. I’m completely alone.

Or, am I? 

Articles, Motorcycles, The Brain Bucket

Why's It Better To Buy a Used Motorcycle Instead of a New One?

by Logan Reed

Why are some many riders gravitating towards used motorcycles instead of new? Read about it here.

Whether you're a beginner trying to buy a motorcycle for the first time, or a seasoned rider looking to invest in something completely different, buy used motorcycles, plain and simple. Here's why.

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