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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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Is It Worth It to Change Your Own Motorcycle Tires?

There are several different types of routine maintenance that you need to do if you own a motorcycle. One of which is changing your tires at the right time. When is the right time to change your motorcycle tires is beyond the scope of this article, however, we will be discussing a common question among …

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Should a Beginner’s First Motorcycle Have ABS? (Explained)

If you are a beginner and currently researching what would be the best beginner motorcycle for you, you will undeniably stumble upon the notion that beginners should get a motorcycle that has ABS. At this point, many people may wonder how important or whether it is even necessary to have ABS on their first motorcycle. …

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Are 650cc Motorcycles Suitable for Beginners?

One of the most important questions for many beginners is what type of motorcycles they should start on. This question is tightly connected to the motorcycle’s engine and its capabilities. And when it comes to 650cc motorcycles, things can get a little confusing as they may seem a little too powerful, so many riders will …

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