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'Tis The Season

It’s that time of year—gift-giving season. This week, let’s think about gifts for men. One of the nicest possible gifts is the gift of warmth. The Gerbing Torrid Softshell Vest ...
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By Eagle Leather
  12/14/2018 at 19:13 pm

Tis The Season

It’s that time of year—gift-giving season. This week, let’s think about gifts for men. One of the nicest possible gifts is the gift of warmth. The Gerbing Torrid Softshell Vest ...
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By Eagle Leather
  12/14/2018 at 19:09 pm

The Flying Motorcycle

Next time the highway turns into a parking lot during your commute, imagine soaring above the traffic in a flying motorcycle. Sure, it seems impossible now, but remember that Orville Wright said it would be forever impossible to cross the Atlantic in an airplane. The future always comes faster than we expect. In fact, ...
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By Eagle Leather
  12/07/2018 at 02:18 am

Share The Spirit

We’ve just remembered all the things we are thankful for. We’ve shopped ‘til we dropped for Christmas gifts. Now let’s spare some thought and effort for those who have less. Every year the Salvation Army provides toys for children who would otherwise go without through its Toy ‘n Joy Shop. And every ye ...
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By Eagle Leather
  11/30/2018 at 03:45 am

Tools + Techniques

Even if you don’t have a ton of mechanical knowledge, you can get a lot of pleasure (and save money) by doing at least some of your own motorcycle maintenance. Don’t get in over your head—leave critical systems like brakes and steering to the pros unless you really, really know what you’re doing. You can fin ...
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By Eagle Leather
  11/23/2018 at 22:40 pm

Motorcycle Fashion: Through The Ages

The very first motorcycle riders were wealthy gentlemen who rode in leisurely style. They wore tweed suits, full-length boots, and flat caps. When motorcycles became faster in the early years of the twentieth century, and motorcycles were more widely used, gauntlets entered the motorcyclist wardrobe. Among the first to protect thei ...
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By Eagle Leather
  11/09/2018 at 03:10 am

A Safety Kit Fit For Murphy's Law

Murphy’s Law says that if something can go wrong, it will. That’s true of motorcycles, and especially if you travel off the beaten path, you may have to make some repairs on your own. Let’s consider what tools you should carry with you to turn a disaster into a challenge you can meet. A handy tool is ...
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By Eagle Leather
  11/09/2018 at 02:48 am

Winterize Your Ride

It’s getting toward the time when many riders park their motorcycles for the winter. In this blog, we’ll take a look at some of the supplies and other items you’ll need to do that. You will give yourself a big pat on the back when it’s storage time if you assemble what you need in advance. We&rs ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/27/2018 at 13:46 pm

Fall For Fall

You don’t have to go to the forest of Maine or visit the hardwoods of Wisconsin to see beautiful fall color. There are some lovely drives and walks not far from home. Our fall color is best after a dry summer, like the one we just had. Red, orange, and yellow colors come from deciduous trees like maple, ash, and aspen. Shrubs ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/20/2018 at 22:50 pm

What Boot Are You?

According to a study published by the Center for Disease Control, almost one-third of all non-fatal injuries incurred in motorcycle accidents were to the feet and legs. That’s a lot of pain and suffering! We know we need the protection of leather boots, but not all leather boots are created equal when it comes to riding a bik ...
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By Eagle Leather
  10/04/2018 at 17:28 pm

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