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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

Motorcycles, Videos, The Brain Bucket

How to Winterize a Motorcycle for Storage (Video)

by RumbleOn Road Captain

Protect your ride from the cold: learn how to winterize motorcycles for storage.  

It may be House Stark’s motto, but ‘Winter is Coming’ inspires just as much fear in the hearts of bikers. 

For bikers, storing a motorcycle can tug at the ol’ heartstrings more than we’d care to admit, but any seasoned rider will tell you that, sometimes, it’s a necessary part of being a biker owner. Winter is one of those times, folks, especially if you live in areas where blizzards and sub-zero temperatures are a regular occurrence.  

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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.  

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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. 

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