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Do All Motorcycles Have a Reserve Tank? (A Simple Guide)

The purpose of the reserve tank is to act as a safety net for riders giving them a heads-up warning that they are running low on fuel. It is a very simple concept but one that can raise a lot of questions sometimes. Not all motorcycles have a reserve fuel tank. Most FI motorcycles do …

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How Many Miles Can You Get on Harley-Davidson Tires? (Examples)

How long your motorcycle tires last is no doubt an important question. Not just that, but also how long they should be lasting is also worth looking into.  Tires are easily one of the highest unexpected costs when it comes to motorcycles, simply because they do not last as long as car tires, for example. …

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What Is a Good CC for a First Motorcycle? (Explained)

Arguably, one of the very first questions any beginner has is about what cc motorcycle they should get. There are just so many motorcycles, and many numbers are through around, making matters very confusing. What CC should a beginner get? Generally, a 250cc or a 650cc v-twin motorcycle will suit a beginner rider better than …

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How Much Does an MSF Course Cost? (With Price Examples)

Passing an MSF course is very much recommended. There are a ton of benefits to it. But at the end of the day, what you pay for it also matters. MSF prices vary—in some instances, a lot. This raises some questions, like what is considered a reasonable and fair price for a Motorcycle Safety Course? …

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Can You Take the DOT Sticker off a Helmet? (Explained)

For a motorcycle helmet to be road legal, it needs to pass certain safety standards. There are different standards, but all helmets intended for on-road use sold in the USA must be DOT certified. Helmets that meet the DOT requirements come with a special DOT sticker on the rear of the helmet, which many riders …

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Best 650cc Motorcycles for Beginners

There are just so many different types of motorcycles that it can be difficult to pick one sometimes—especially for beginner riders. Beginner riders are recommended to always start with a motorcycle that has a smaller engine displacement—read, fewer ccs—that is not very powerful for safety reasons. This is perfectly sound advice that should be followed. …

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150cc vs. 650cc Motorcycles (Which One Is Right For You)

Riders tend to have many questions when it comes to the engine size of motorcycles. There are just so many different options and alternatives to choose from. It is not just the size of the engine that matters though, motorcycles sharing the same engine displacement tend to vary a lot in what they can offer. So …

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The 7 Best Motorcycle Books for Beginners (A Quick Guide)

After reviewing a number of different motorcycle books, I have boiled down that list to several books that have stood the test of time. Some of these can truly be called evergreen or true classics in a certain sense. But not all books on motorcycling are created equal. Some books are just neat stories—and there …

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How Fast Can a 650cc Motorcycle Go? (With 14 Examples)

There are so many different types of motorcycles one can choose from that picking the right one can be a daunting task. Motorcycles also vary a lot in terms of engine size, which raises different questions like “How fast do the different cc motorcycles go?” or “How fast a particular cc motorcycle is?” In this …

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17 Reasons Why You May Regret Buying a Motorcycle

One of the common concerns among some people is whether they will feel regret buying a motorcycle. I have heard that question so many times. A motorcycle can be considered an important purchase after all. Will I Regret Buying a Motorcycle? Motorcycle riders sometimes do feel buyer’s remorse after purchasing a motorcycle. Buyer’s remorse is …

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