Top 10 V-Twin blog stories of 2016

December 31, 2016

2016 was a great year for V-twin motorcycles, Harley-Davidson introduce it’s first new engine in 18 years, Indian Motorcycle proved it’s a force to be reckoned with and Victory showed us pure performance and engineering can look cool. 2016 also saw the birth of The V-Twin Blog one of the fastest rising motorcycle sites in the world, and that is all thanks to you! I wanted to thank all of you readers for…

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5 ways motorcycles have made my life better

December 26, 2016

  As we close out 2016 I am here reflecting on how motorcycles have made my life better, below I have compiled a list of 5 ways owning and riding a motorcycle have made my life better: 1. Better driver Recent studies conducted revealed that motorcyclists have a better knowledge of the rules of the road than people on four wheels.  In 2012 Equity Red Star compared car drivers to…

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5 things I wish I’d known when I started doing my own motorcycle maintenace

December 21, 2016

Youtube is your shop hand Back in the day you would have to either call up a buddy that knew how to work on bikes, quiz the mechanic at the local shop or dealership on how to do the work, or just through trial and error hope you get it right. In the information age, YouTube has become a great how-to resource. A channel like Delboys Garage brings a huge library of repair…

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How to buy a motorcycle helmet online

November 28, 2016

I’ve stated before that I am guilty of not wearing a helmet most of the time but,  I do believe in wearing one (I just don’t believe in being forced to wear one). With that being said, I decided to create a post about buying a motorcycle helmet online since gift card season is just around the corner, and buying a helmet might not be a bad way to send some…

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Win a free “The V-Twin Blog” t-shirt *Contest is now closed*

November 13, 2016

What’s better than a V-Twin Blog t-shirt?  A free V-Twin Blog t-shirt! From now until November 30th sign up for The V-Twin Blog mailing list and you will be automatically entered into the drawing for a free “The V-Twin Blog” t-shirt. Oh and if you have already subscribed to the mailing list no problem, you’re already entered.       Unfortunately, the drawing is only open to US residents. Click here for official rules and…

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Tips for Winterizing your Motorcycle

October 23, 2016

Most motorcycles perform best when they’re used regularly, the most effective way of preparing your bike for winter is to simply keep riding it. But most of us don’t live in a climate that allows a 365-day riding year. So unfortunately, we need to prepare our rides for some period of winter storage. Here are some tips to help you winterize you bike and make sure it’s ready in the spring.  …

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COMFORT & STYLE WITH KLOCK WERKS HANDLEBARS FOR INDIAN SCOUT

October 17, 2016

(Mitchell, SD) October 17th, 2016 – The history behind the Indian Scout is rich with adventure. Burt Monro pursued and achieved a world land speed record on a heavily modified Scout on the Bonneville Salt Flats, and it still stands today. Indian Scout motorcycles were used by the US Army and its Allies in World War II. And, after the Scout returned in 2015, builders around the globe have dug…

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON LAUNCHES ALL-NEW MILWAUKEE-EIGHT ENGINE

August 23, 2016

Fans Go Behind The Scenes via Facebook Live To See New Big Twin Engine Being Made   MILWAUKEE (Aug. 23, 2016) –  More Power. More Comfort. More Control. Today, Harley-Davidson unveils the all-new Milwaukee-Eight™ engine, the ninth Big Twin in its history, plus all-new front and rear suspension for its Model Year 2017 Touring motorcycle lineup. “These are the most powerful, most responsive and most comfortable Touring motorcycles ever offered…

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