Motorcycle Riding in Style: Check Out These Bike Gears!Written by Kay Zetkin
There are so many choices in purchasing a motorcycle. Often what you’d consider and compare with others are in terms of handling, speed, luggage, space and its overall appearance. Of course, these factors, among many others, would generally be based on your choice between type of bike you that’s most preferable for your lifestyle and personality: touring, sport-touring, sport, standard, cruiser, enduro, dual-sport and off-road.
Each type also comes with its very own riding attitude and of course, riding gears and accessories. Notice this, Harley-Davidson bike riders would not go out riding in same biking outfit and accessories as Ducati sports bike riders.
Here are several gears and accessories worth checking out for sport bike riders. These gears would ensure riding safety and enable you to go out riding in style, too! Shoei RF-1000 metallic helmet – this helmet combines safety, fit and style. It ensures comfort because of lightweight material its shell is made of. It has a superior ventilation and anti-fog system, removable interior cheek pads and sturdy, removable chinstraps. It provides increased peripheral vision, optical clarity and 100% protection from UVA and UVB rays. The stylishness of Shoei’s RF 1000 helmet would most probably be as impeccable as your other riding gears. You can also check out HJC, Arai and Nolan for other high-quality and stylish motorcycle helmets. AGV laser one-piece riding suit – considering that leather is way to go for motorcycle gears, this fashionable suit is made from 1.44 mm premium cowhide and features double and triple stitched seams in all high impact areas. It has a ventilated design with Schoeller Kevlar Keprotec stretch panels inside sleeves and behind knees for added comfort and plastic knee cups and sliders for added protection. It could be easily slipped on easily, too. Teknic Sturgis overpants – this is made to be worn over jeans for added protection. Composed of top grade cowhide leather, these overpants have full-length two-way side zippers, elastic leather waistband with a Velcro adjustable waist belt, and leather stretch panels at knees. It ensures ease of your leg movements.
The Best Choices in Buying your Dream MotorcycleWritten by Kay Zetkin
For motorcycle enthusiasts, it could really be heaven’s gift if motorcycles come from packages delivered by storks… This is kind of fantasy for those wishing hard for a baby. And indeed, once you have your dream motorcycle, we doubt if anything would prevent you from considering it as your baby. But point of this is that, you have to go over tough decision of buying your dream motorcycle.
So how do you go about this business and get greatest deal and bargain of your lifetime? Well, here are several insights of choice you can consider in process of buying your motorcycle… •Considering buying a used motorcycle – if you are a new rider, it is quite preferable for you to start out with a used motorcycle. This used motorcycle will do nicely up until you get trained and have plenty of practice to spread over. This could take at least a year. Since new riders are likely to take a few spills early in their motorcycle riding, a new bike in which to practice on might run you into thousands of dollars in repairs. This incident will definitely not be something that will instill confidence in a rider that’s just starting out honing their skills. Where can you get to buy your used motorcycle? Four options can be had: 1.From an auction – you can keep yourself posted for this event and inspect motorcycles to be auctioned before bidding starts 2.From a Classified Ad – Not only in local newspapers, you can also check out motorcycle want ads in internet. You can also check out classifieds on various motorcycle forums. Have a local and trusted mechanic check out motorcycle for sale before deciding to buy it. 3.From a friend - or acquaintance – Tell your buddies, family friends or motorcycle club co-members that you’re on lookout for a motorcycle that’s for sale. They may know of someone else who has a bike for sale. What’s more your motorcycle club members particularly can be relied upon in choosing one in good condition. 4.From a dealer of used motorcycles – Consider visiting your local dealer. Trade-ins that are in good condition might be up for sale in a price that would fit your budget. You can also mention your interest to buy to several motorcycle sales people that you know. They might just find you one you’re dreaming of. •At last! You earned right to acquire a brand new motorcycle! Where can be best deals? Here’s several options: 1.From Internet – you can use Internet to do research on new motorcycle you specifically want to have. There are manufacturers' Web sites and dealer Web sites where you can read road test reviews, participate in forum discussions about motorcycles you're interested in. you can also chat in chat rooms, check out price ranges and dealers who will sell a motorcycle to you on Web. Be extra careful, in dealing through Web. You should meet your motorcycle dealer in a face-to-face decision before deciding to buy altogether. 2.From a dealer - If you’re pretty dead set in buying certain models that are in high demand, dealers can be unwilling to budge on its price. Some are even inclined to charge over MSRP for bike. Harley-Davidson dealers can either sell away over MSRP with short or no waiting period or sell close to MSRP with a long waiting period or sell close to MSRP with a long waiting period. If you decide to buy from a dealer, know what you want first. Make sure it fits your needs and look around and compare before having that talk with a dealer.