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Open Road Girl Member World Record Attempt

WORLD-RECORD CHALLENGE ATTEMPT INTERNATIONAL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED BY OPEN ROAD GIRL APPAREL SUPPORTING GRIZZLY RACE TEAMS’ USA REPRESENTATIVE FAITH AHLERS Minneapolis, MN, April 9th, 2018 Faith Ahlers, seasoned rider and motorcycle accessories expert with Kuryakyn was selected as one of four women that would be coached, trained and sponsored to challenge the ’round-the-world’ record held […]

Tips for New Riders

If you are an experienced Open Road Girl, you have a great opportunity to take pride in helping new riders learn and refine their skills. And remember, none of us ever stop learning. Every ride is a great opportunity for all of us to grow and develop our riding skills. If you are a new […]

Storing Your Motorcycle for the Winter

There are 4 aspects to storing a bike. They are fuel, oil, battery and tires. First will be presented the short version of each (what time is it?). Following that will be the highly technical explanations of each, for those who want to know why (how to build a watch). Fuel.  There are 2 different […]

Riding in Groups for Beginners: Tips and Etiquette

One of the greatest things about riding a motorcycle is the camaraderie found amongst those who love the open road. You find yourself making unexpected connections, new friends, and travel companions. Group rides can be for the purpose of a poker run, charity or fundraiser, traveling in a group to another destination, or a sightseeing […]

Motorcycle v Trike

It seems that recently, trikes have become a source of discussion and great debate. Some seem to think that trikes are in a different category entirely from traditional two-wheeled motorcycles, while others see them as just a variation. Perusing through blogs and message boards seem to offer up the general conclusion that trikes are easier […]

Staying Cool in the Summer Heat on your Motorcycle

As summer rolls on and riding season comes into full swing, the temperatures begin to soar. Several areas of the US have already seen the mercury rising into the 90’s, with humidity high and the UV index climbing. These are beautiful days for enjoying the road- if you are well prepared! Heat related illnesses can […]

How Do You Choose a Motorcycle?

Ahh, riding. There’s nothing in the world that comes close to the experience. It truly is a hard-earned accomplishment to be licensed and on two wheels. It takes patience and skill to learn to ride, and every time you get on the road, you’re making decisions. Some of those decisions may be life and death; […]

Finding Genuine Honda Saddlebag

Finding Genuine Honda Saddlebag Accessories are an important addition to any motorcycle. They not only enhance its appearance, but increase the value of the motorcycle. One of the most important accessories you can add to your motorcycle is a saddlebag. These are storage bags that are designed specifically for motorbikes. They were originally an improvisation […]

Motorcyclist Road Woes: What to Look For and How to Handle Them

Whether you are a rider leaving the safety of your driveway for the very first time or a veteran rolling into the 100,000 mile mark, there are always road hazards to look out for. Asphalt snakes, blind spots, uneven roads, gravel, distracted drivers can all turn a good ride into a tragedy if not handled […]

Motorcycle Riding and Your Physical Health

Okay, ladies. We all know that riding improves our moods. We get out on the road for our Wind Therapy, and what happens? You feel the rush of the wind whipping your worries away; the humming and vibration of the motor seems to literally shake the tension from your body. But did you know that […]