What to Know About the Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum

North Carolina is home to many astounding attractions, beautiful nature, and even gorgeous rides that every rider should try at least once in their life. Maggie Valley, NC, in particular, is home to a very special attraction — the Wheels Through Time museum. This museum is very well-known within the motorcycle circles. However, since the Wheels Through Time was featured on a TV show, knowledge about this museum has grown exponentially in recent times. Want to learn more about this…

Best Motorcycle Roads in West Virginia

Are you looking for a nice ride surrounded by the beauty of mountains, nature, and history? If so, then West Virginia motorcycle roads are some of the best available. With numerous roads that wind through the Appalachian Mountains, West Virginia offers amazing rides full of thrills, curves, and relaxing stretches that will take your breath away.  Read on to see what our favorite motorcycle roads in West Virginia are! US 250 Total Drive Time:  ~3 hours One of the top-rated…

Best Motorcycle Rides in South Carolina

South Carolina is an amazing state. It is known for its breathtaking landscapes that are peppered with glistening lakes, gorgeous trees, sandy coasts, and towering mountains. All of these natural elements make South Carolina not only a popular tourist destination but also a great place for unforgettable rides.  Read on to learn about some of what we consider to be the best motorcycle rides in South Carolina. Ceasers Head Total Drive Time: ~25 minutes This ride is a great choice…

Best Motorcycle Rides in North Carolina

Home to beautiful mountains, seaside vistas, thriving agriculture, and delicious barbeque, North Carolina is a hot-spot destination for many who seek an amazing vacation. Little do most people know though, North Carolina also has over 80 amazing motorcycle rides! These rides will take you through expansive mountains, gorgeous plateaus, over rolling hills, and even through exciting wetlands. Read on to see some of our favorite rides! Tail of the Dragon Total Drive Time: ~45 minutes The Deal’s Gap, which is…

Best Motorcycle Roads in Virginia

Best Motorcycle Roads in Virginia Virginia is home to a lot of great things. Not only do we have some of the best wine in the world, some of the most incredible views on the east coast, a deep and rich history, phenomenal outdoor activities, dozens of state and national parks, and exceptional dining, but we also have some of the best motorcycle rides on the whole of the East Coast. Below you’ll find some of the top motorcycle rides…

Motorcycle Fatalities Declined Nationwide in 2017

On Wednesday, October 3rd, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released its preliminary report on 2017 traffic fatalities.  After two consecutive years of rising fatalities, 2017 saw a 1.1% decrease nationwide in overall traffic fatalities.  Motorcycle fatalities, which also increased in both 2015 and 2016, saw a 3.1% decrease in 2017.  That is certainly welcomed news. It is important to point out that the report represents the preliminary data.  We will be able to better identify trends and causative…

What to Do after a Motorcycle Accident

You never want to think about getting in a crash, but like any possible emergency, it’s important to know what to do in the event the unexpected strikes – like knowing how to put out a grease fire, perform CPR, or administer minor burn relief. It is similarly important to know what to do to protect yourself legally in the event you are in a car, motorcycle, or truck crash. Most importantly: – Get out of harm’s way (if you…

Legislative Issues for Motorcyclists

There are many different things that draw people to motorcycling.  For some, it is the sense of freedom.  For others, it is a source of relaxation.  It can also be a source of exhilaration.  If you are like me, it is to some degree all of the above.  That being said, it is the ride that we crave regardless of what each of us gets from it.  This time of year the roads are packed with motorcyclists who are sitting…

What is Your Bike Worth? Probably Less Than You Think.

We motorcyclists are a different breed.  For most of us, our motorcycles are more than a mode of transportation; they are literally an extension of us.  Over time we modify and customize our bikes to make them unique.  When a negligent driver damages or destroys our bike they have not just damaged or destroyed a vehicle, they have damaged or destroyed part of us.  Our bikes can have value to us that are beyond market forces.  That value can come…

Motorcycle Safety and Preparedness

Our friends at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have put out their 2018 report on motorcycle crashes and fatalities. The latest report focuses on data collected for the year 2016. According to NHTSA, motorcycle fatalities rose 5.1% between 2015 and 2016. The report also states that 25% of those fatalities were related to alcohol impairment. Finally, NHTSA indicates that the lack of mandatory motorcycle helmet laws nationwide is a contributing factor to the rise in motorcycle fatalities. When…