See Me Now? The Hi-Viz Difference

If your 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 actively reducing the likelihood that you will be involved in an accident. Cold, Hard Facts Two […]

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The 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 time to start thinking about what could enhance your daily […]

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Guide To Back Protectors & Replacement Armor

When you buy motorcycle gear you’re paying for protection, and that protection comes in two main forms–abrasion-resistant fabrics and armor inserts that absorb impacts. 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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Kathy Reilly of Z2 Track Days

On February 28th, we’ll be hosting instructors from Z2 Track Days as part of our Customer Appreciation Day, so it’s a perfect time to revisit this old interview and bring it out of the RR archives. Kathy Reilly is a Z2 rider coach and she’s been involved with racing for more than fifteen years–from pushing the limits of a little YSR50 to going full lean in local AFM […]

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Motorcycle Helmet Buyer’s Guide

When you buy a new motorcycle helmet at Road Rider, whether it cost a hundred or eight-hundred dollars, we want you to 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. It’s easy for first-time […]

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What’s Your Style? Icon Bags

Looking for a new pack to carry your things when you’re on two wheels? Check out our wide variety of luggage and backpacks at Road Rider, including these cool selections from Icon. Squad 3 Backpack We like our backpacks to stay put when we’re tucked in on the freeway, and we like the Icon Squad 3 because […]

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Waterproof Gear Guide

If you’re in the market for some new gear, you may find all the different kinds of waterproofing materials and choices out there baffling. Who hasn’t wondered, why is this jacket $800 and that one is only $200? Are all waterproof and breathable membranes created equally? Will these pants be all steamy inside like my plastic yellow rain suit from […]

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6 DVDs You Should Own

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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Introduction To Motorcycle Maintenance

So you’re licensed, geared up, and have some quality hours under your belt on your new bike. Now it’s time to start thinking about taking care of that new purchase so you can fill up the odometer with as many thousands of fun and safe miles as you want. Motorcycle maintenance can require more vigilance […]

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Rev’It! Seesoft Back Protector

Seesoft is highly impact resistant and extremely light, breathable, and soft. A blend of Nitrile and Polynorbornene rubbers creates a kind of memory foam that efficiently absorbs and disperses impact energy. Because most impacts won’t occur at an angle that is perfectly perpendicular to the protector, Seesoft is made of multiple free layers of foam […]

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