Sena Cavalry Bluetooth Half Helmet review

April 25, 2017

I was recently given the opportunity to test out a Sena Cavalry Bluetooth half helmet and wanted to share my thoughts especially with April being Motorcycle Helmet safety month. Fit and Finish: The helmet sizing guide on https://www.sena.com/product/cavalry-helmet/#sizingguide was spot-on, I sent them my helmet size based on the sizing guide and the helmet is a perfect fit. The helmet quality is on par with most half helmets I have owned….

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Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, and Roadmaster Classic???

February 3, 2017

  Indian Motorcycle Company has registered three new motorcycles with the California Air Resources Board under the names Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, and Roadmaster Classic. What tdo you think we’ll see on February 25th? Whatever it is check out www.thevtwinblog.com on February 25th to get all the details. Ride or Die,

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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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