TJ McGill

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How to Survive a Road Trip

Planning for a road trip can be overwhelming. It’s hard to anticipate what you’ll need along the way — and what will slow you down.<p>When you don’t have to pay fifty bucks to check your luggage, it’s tempting to just throw it all in the car. But, after a few trips, I learned that going this route …

Visual Skills and Riding Proficiency

I’ve written this column in <i>Motorcyclist</i> magazine for eight years now—that’s almost 100 columns in case you’re counting—and more than 20 of those …

My three simple rules for an epic motorcycle tour

The first rule is there are no rules. But there are some guidelines.

10 essential road trip Android apps and gadgets

Hello dear reader, Rob here. If you’ve noticed my absence from the news team lately, that’s because I’m currently working on the road while driving across the United States. Who doesn’t love to travel ‘ey? Naturally I couldn’t leave all of my wonderful technology at home, but that does present some …

Google Maps

6 Tips to Riding Defensively | Kass & Moses

The roads continue to be dangerous for motorcycle riders. Texting while driving, distracted driving, excessive speeds, and failure to pay attention …

Roads

14 Major Travel Scams to Avoid

On my first big non-tour trip, I got scammed twice on the same day. My friend Scott and I had just arrived in Thailand. We were in Bangkok trying to …

How to Have the Best Weekend in Turks & Caicos

These easy-to-reach islands—under two hours from Miami and around three from New York—are your ticket to sun, stat. Here’s how to do it over three …

Gregarious

Car RUNS OVER Couple On Motorcycle (VIDEO)

The Day of the “Roaring Jackass”

Even by the exacting standards of the 2016 campaign, which has turned into a theatre of the absurd and the disturbing, the past twenty-four hours have been bizarre. Barely had Americans returned to work from the Memorial Day weekend when word came that Donald Trump would be holding a mid-morning …

Trump University

While everyone was paying attention to Zika, a much deadlier mosquito-borne virus began to spread

The authors of a recent paper called the current situation "unprecedented in history," writing that it is "critical" to assess the risk now and act quickly "so that a global catastrophe can be averted."<p>Yellow fever causes 180,000 cases and 78,000 deaths in Africa per year, according to a recent …

Here's the real reason that photos of bin Laden's body won't ever be shown

Photographs and video were released of Saddam Hussein's hanging, as were post-mortem pictures of his criminal sons, Uday and Qusay, after Delta Force took them out.<p>Why not release a few pictures of Public Enemy No. 1 to prove that he is dead and show the world what happens when you take on the …

Osama Bin Laden

Learning from my 2014 mistakes: A year of reckoning for Democrats

No, red state women didn’t save the party. But Ebola was a phony GOP-made crisis and Dems shouldn’t have cowered<p>Thanksgiving is a great time for writers to reckon with whatever we got wrong over the year – and to be grateful that in this day and age we get to write every day, and put mistakes …

In Defense of Obama

The Nobel Prize-winning economist, once one of the president’s most notable critics, on why Obama is a historic success<p>When it comes to Barack Obama, …

Political Science

Touring Motorcycles and Travel - Motorcycle USA

The Motorcycle Relief Project helps veterans address issues with PTSD and other invisible injuries through five-day Relief Rides.<p>MV Agusta and a …

Motorcycles

Motorcycle USA: Motorcycle News and Motorcycles

Kawasaki's Ninja 1000 ABS gets a direct rival in 2016 from Suzuki and its new GSX-S1000F. Though similar in design, some time on the road reveals …

2015 Harley-Davidson FLHTKL Electra Glide Ultra Limited Low Review

Harley-Davidson Recalls 66,421 Touring Models - Motorcycle USA

Harley-Davidson has issued a massive recall for its ABS-equipped 2014 Touring models. The recall notice affects 66,421 units. At issue is placement …

Motorcycles

Harley-Davidson Recalls 2014 Touring Bikes - Motorcycle USA

The 2014 Harley-Davidson CVO Limited (<b>above</b>), Tri Glide (<b>middle</b>) and Street Glide are among the models affected by the recent recall.<p><i>Harley-Davidson</i> …

Motorcycles

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How to Save Gas When Riding Your Motorcycle

01<p>of 10<p>Tip #1: Don't Lollygag During Warmup<p>Looking for great fuel economy on a motorcycle?<p>Warming up a bike's engine is part of the riding ritual, …

Fuel Efficiency

What to Pack in an ATV Repair Kit

You never know when or where it will happen, but it does. A mechanical failure can make a good ATV trip go bad in a hurry if you're not prepared. …

Repairs

How to Store Your Motorcycle for the Winter

01<p>of 05<p>Long Term Motorcycle Storage Tips for Winter, or Any Extended Period of Time<p>If you won't be able to ride your motorcycle for a while, don't …

Energy

How to Inspect and Maintain Motorcycle Tires

01<p>of 04<p>Tires: The Only Thing Between You and the Road<p>Rubber is the only thing separating you, the motorcyclist, from the road, and a visual …

Cycling

How to Maintain and Adjust Your Motorcycle Chain

Motorcycle chain maintenance, along with oil changes and tire maintenance is a crucial part of safe riding. Chains are the unsung mechanical heroes …

How to Wash Your Motorcycle and What You'll Need

01<p>of 08<p>Why Wash It Yourself and What You'll Need<p>Whether you own a custom cruiser or a souped up sport bike, you'll want to keep your motorcycle away …

How to Brake on a Motorcycle

Braking is one of the most important things you’ll learn to do on a motorcycle. Though newbies tend to get stuck on techniques like shifting and …

Off-roading

A Guide to Getting Your Motorcycle Back on the Road

01<p>of 07<p>Coming out of Storage<p>Even if you applied our motorcycle storage tips before putting your bike away for the winter, you'll want to go through …

Motorcycles

Liquid Cooled 2014 Harley-Davidsons: 6 Things to Know

Harley-Davidson dropped a bomb on the motorcycle world by announcing that several non-V-Rod bikes in their 2014 lineup will feature liquid-cooled …

Engines