The Brain Bucket

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RumbleOn Road Captain

Your fearless leader in all things to do with motorcycle education. I cover tips and advice for motorcycle riders, motorcycle product reviews, and pretty much anything I think is useful to my fellow bikers.

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Articles, Motorcycles, The Brain Bucket

Model Overview: 2017 Indian Chieftain® Dark Horse Review and Specs

by RumbleOn Road Captain

The 2017 Chieftain® Dark Horse is a no-nonsense Indian motorcycle with a road presence that refuses to be ignored. 

Indian Motorcycle invites riders to “Lead the Pack” with the 2017 Indian Chieftain® Dark Horse, a 49-degree V-Twin bagger with nonstop attitude and undeniable panache. Weighing in at over 1,000 pounds, this blacked-out full-dress tourer is Indian’s very own resident “bad boy.”

Infographics, Motorcycles

Types of Motorcycles: What is a Standard Motorcycle?

by RumbleOn Road Captain

Introduction to Motorcycle Types: What is a Standard Motorcycle?

Naked bikes are a retro lover’s dream. While the term naked might elicit giggles, these bikes actually go by many names. You may also know them as standards, roadsters, or muscle bikes. Whatever you wanna call them, the bikes are truly great.

Articles, Motorcycles, The Brain Bucket

2016 Yamaha V Star 250 Review and Specs

by RumbleOn Road Captain

New to riding? This Yamaha V Star motorcycle is equal parts fun and friendly.   

Many of us have been riding for years, some of us for decades, and some for so long we can’t even pinpoint inception. Yet, we all remember the first time we saddled up to our first beginner motorcycle which, for a few of you, was a bike in Yamaha’s V Star motorcycle lineup.  

Motorcycles, Videos, The Brain Bucket

How to Rally, Sturgis® 2019 Edition (Video)

by RumbleOn Road Captain

Nick and Will are back at it with their motorcycle know-how.

Only this time they’re leaving the garage and bringing their skills all the way to Sturgis, South Dakota!

Articles, Motorcycles, The Brain Bucket

2010 Honda VT750RSA Shadow RS Review and Specs

by RumbleOn Road Captain

The Honda VT750RSA Shadow Motorcycle is one bold, liquid-cooled son of a gun...

...and we have the specs to prove it. 

As a Baby Boomer, nothing gives me greater pleasure than supporting a company whose legacy is as old and as true as I am, and Honda is one such company.

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