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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

8 Things to Consider When You Learn to Ride a Motorcycle

by RumbleOn Road Captain

Advice for New Motorcycle Riders: 8 Things to Remember

Remember when you were new to riding? You were probably thrilled at the thought of getting the proverbial training wheels removed, weren’t you?

Well, slow down there a minute, Bucky, because patience really is a virtue if you want to learn to ride a motorcycle—the safe and proper way, that is. 

Articles, Motorcycles, The Brain Bucket, Reviews

Motorcycle Tech: What is the FUELL Fllow?

by RumbleOn Road Captain

This electric motorcycle by FUELL takes “Keeping Up With the Joneses” to an entirely new level. 

Recently, renowned motorcycle engineer and former Chief Technical Officer of Buell Motorcycle Company Erik Buell announced plans to create an electric motorcycle alongside a company called FUELL. Dubbed the FUELL Fllow, this innovative two-wheeler is scheduled to hit the market sometime this year, with pre-ordering available via FUELL’s website and delivery sometime near the end of 2020.

Motorcycles, Ultimate Lists, The Brain Bucket

The Ultimate List of Spring 2020 Motorcycle Rallies Near You

by RumbleOn Road Captain

Which 2020 motorcycle rallies are happening in your area?

This ultimate list breaks it all down for you.

We all favor a certain season, but the one time of year that seems to be unanimously agreed upon despite personal temperament, is spring. Where I’m from, springtime means cotton tees, yard work on Saturdays, and a single bed sheet to keep warm at night. It also means quality time with my bike at some of the motorcycle rallies near me. 

Articles, Motorcycles, The Brain Bucket, Reviews

Model Overview: 2014 Kawasaki Ninja 300 ABS Reviews and Specs

by RumbleOn Road Captain

What is it about the 2014 Ninja 300 ABS that has new and experienced riders raving?

Let’s see, shall we. 

By now, you’ve gathered that I prefer baggers to sportbikes, but a recent test ride of Kawasaki’s 2014 Ninja 300 ABS may have tilted my favor a bit. I generally prefer robust machines sporting engines that can be heard all the way in Timbuktu, but there’s something undeniably special about the Ninja 300. 

Articles, Motorcycles, The Brain Bucket

Tips for Long-Distance Rides: How to Reduce Aches and Pains

by RumbleOn Road Captain

Love long rides and motorcycle touring, but hate the unpleasantness that follows?

Here’s some advice for riding long-distance that will, hopefully, ease your discomfort.

You’ve spent months perfecting your riding route, accounted for everything from weather, to motorcycle gear, to fuel stops, to estimated daily riding time. Your saddlebags are stuffed to the brim, and all of the important people have a copy of your itinerary.

But despite all this rigorous planning, there are a few things you’re still overlooking... Sore muscles, a bottom that’s chafed to bits, and ear drums that won’t stop ringing.

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