What type of music plays in your head (or your sound system if you have one, for that matter…) when you are piloting your machine on the open road on a beautiful day… sharing the road with no one..
The motorcycling life is a social life, where we mix it up with others on a regular basis…so.. when is the last time you went to a “social affair” or party outside your own sphere of friends and associates? … Continue reading
Adventure is baked into our DNA as Bikeriders. Really, be honest – if we didn’t crave adventure, would we ride bikes?
Keeping a clean machine is important to many folks. We purchase our cleaning and detailing kits, we buy our electric dryers for our machines…. yeah, one could say many H-D enthusiasts are obsessed with keeping it clean. Would you skip … Continue reading
No doubt you’ve heard of the Sons of Anarchy… a TV show that follows the “exploits and adventures” of The Sons of Anarchy Redwood Originals a “tough outfit hailing from Charming, California”. The show has found favor with some in … Continue reading
With what is happening at the gas pump, filling up will take the smile off most everyone’s face (except Richard Petty). In the East Coast corridor we’ve noticed a cash or credit offer, at the pump….Cash being significantly less expensive … Continue reading
Wow – the riding season is here with a vengeance. Good weather is rushing bikes into shops and folks are hitting the road…many didn’t get done what they wanted due to the fact we really didn’t have much of a … Continue reading
Maintenance chores tend to sneak up on you when you own a bike(s) that you like to ride. Most of us are strapped for time and generally opt to ride rather than wrench with the little bit we have, so … Continue reading
We can’t ever seem to leave anything alone in terms of technology and devices. It is a relentless march forward to upgrade… and in most cases, you’ve got little choice – keep up or be left behind “unsupported”. Just as … Continue reading
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The Iditarod – The “Last Great Race” began on Sunday. What are you thoughts on the relevance and/or importance of such contests in our modern age?… image by Jeff Schultz / AlaskaStock.com Dropped dogs rest comfortably inside Dave Looney’s airplane … Continue reading
At 45dgree we are looking for some recommendations…. 1 – What events are on your docket this Season? Daytona? Big Mountain Run? Born Free? Gypsy Run? El Diablo? Laconia? Slab City Riot? Sturgis? Wharf Rat? Bonneville? Biketoberfest? East Coast, West … Continue reading
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Scanning the latest offerings from the interweb, we couldn’t help but see some of the latest blog fodder and something running on “Cyril Huze’s Post” caught our attention. If you don’t know Cyril or his Post, you can take a … Continue reading
Well here ya have what the honey badger’s been gnawing in the backroom…an all new look.
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Whats the best accessory you’ve gotten for your shop this winter? Did you buy it direct from the manufacturer, did you buy it online? How did you hear about it?
We have options these days, more than ever, in almost every product category… hand controls being just one..
our dear brother Bill axes your esteemed Editor: So… whatcha think of the Victory Vision? Both the Cross-Country and the Vision Touring. I’ve been weighing the differences and certain aspects between the Goldwing and the Victory. Will never sell the … Continue reading
Whats the best way to sell a vehicle in your experience? Whats the last vehicle you sold in this manner? Did you get your price? Whats the difference (is there any?) between selling a bike vs. a car?
The 45dgree editorial team just heard an interesting statistic: Men are more inclined to get caught while driving and texting than Women. Now, texting and driving or even talking on the phone is not a good idea, I don’t know … Continue reading
As is our prerogative, we’ve opted to change up the Daily Grind a bit. We were getting complaints that we were blowing past topics too quickly and by the time some had a POV down and ready to go, the … Continue reading
Just came back from the VTwin Expo in Cincinnati, Ohio – quite a weekend, quite an event. I had a good time and am glad I went. I got to see and talk with a whole buncha business friends I … Continue reading
If import brands began manufacturing their two-wheel products in the USA would you be inclined to consider them if you are a “USA only” shopper – or is their still a barrier to purchase in your mind.
What do you think of these two “new” models H-D is releasing for 2012? How new do you think they are? Do they feel fresh and vibrant to you? Is this what you expected?
When scouting for a machine, we generally have a list of must have’s.
It is too easy to forget we have folks in the Armed Forces, in harms way. At 45dgree, we wonder how many of us know someone who is actively serving in the Military.