Our Premium Modular Helmets Face Off

If you’re shopping for a new modular helmet, it can be hard to get down to the nuts and bolts of what you’re paying for. We’ve tried to do that here for you in this comparison guide of our premium modulars: the Schuberth C3 Pro, Shoei Neotec, Nolan N104 EVO, and HJC RPHA Max. Below […]

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Get Noticed In a Hi-Viz Helmet

Visibility Counts We love these hi-viz helmet graphics! They’re bright, they pop, they’re sharp, they’re tasteful. But there’s more to these neon-infused lids than meets the eye. Studies have shown that wearing brightly colored gear, especially red and neon yellow, helps motorists see us when we’re on the road. Being more visible is a BIG safety advantage […]

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See Me Now? Why Hi-Viz Is Safer

If you’re shopping for motorcycle gear and thinking about taking the hi-viz road, the safety stats are telling you to go for it. When you make an effort to be more visible on the road by wearing bright colors like hi-viz yellow or bright red, you are proactively reducing the likelihood that you will be involved […]

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Top 5 Accessories For New Bike Owners

So you’ve got the bike and you’ve got the gear, now you can spend some of your time off the bike looking at different accessories to help make your ride more comfortable, convenient, safer–better. Making your bike and your setup just right for you is one of the many joys of bike ownership, so it’s […]

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6 Incredible Motorcycle Movies

Fastest Fastest is Mark Neale’s third film documenting the on- and off-track drama and excitement of the MotoGP race series. Fastest was filmed throughout the 2010-2011 season, as Valentino Rossi sought his tenth world championship with a recently recovered broken leg and an untamed Ducati. The Doctor faced intense competition on the grid from Casey Stoner and Dani Pedrosa […]

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Road Rider Tire Shop Policies and FAQ

Below you’ll find information about our tire shop policies regarding the following issues: Tire repair Tire rotation (tread direction) Scratched rims Incorrect tire size Valve stems Tube replacement Tire pressure Nitrogen Safety reminder about riding on new tires If you have additional questions, concerns, or need help choosing a tire, give us a call at (408) […]

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Guide To Back Protectors and Replacement Armor

When you buy motorcycle gear you’re paying for protection, and that protection comes in two main forms–abrasion-resistant fabrics, and impact absorbing armor. Our focus here is the latter, impact protection, and in this Guide To Back Protectors and Replacement Armor we’ll give you an overview of what you can typically expect from a pair of motorcycle […]

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CL-17 v. R410: Our Top 2 Value Helmets Go Head-To-Head

Who earns the top spot as our favorite value-priced helmet? CL-17 v. R410 We incessantly plug these two helmets because we can’t decide which is better! So we’re going to explore the similarities and differences between the two now so you can decide for yourself. If you own one of these helmets, let other shoppers […]

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Motorcycle Helmet Buyer’s Guide

When you buy a new motorcycle helmet, whether it cost a hundred or eight-hundred dollars, you should be confident that you chose the best helmet for your head within your budget, and not just for the rest of the day–for the rest of your helmet’s life. Motorcycle Helmet Buyer’s Guide It’s easy for first-time buyers […]

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CARB Emissions Rules For California Motorcycle and Aftermarket Parts

This is not meant to be construed as legal advice or an interpretation of California Air Resources Board (CARB) regulations. We encourage you to visit CARB’s website, specifically the page on Motorcycle Aftermarket Parts, to familiarize yourself with general CARB emissions rules and restrictions on emissions system modifications.  In the past decade, our great state and the […]

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