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The Latest Chaps from Eagle Leather

If you want more protection for your legs, chaps might just be the way to go. Pronounced “shaps,” they are crotchless and seatless, designed to be worn over your jeans or other pants. If you look on the Eagle Leather website you’ll find several categories of chaps: braided, jean-style, light weight, plain, short, ...
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By Eagle Leather
  05/14/2018 at 01:00 am

2018 Rain Gear Tips

Riding in the rain can be a “fact of life” in the Pacific Northwest. The proper gear can make rain a nuisance as opposed to a deal-breaker. One caveat: Don’t expect to stay perfectly dry. Instead wear gear that will keep you relatively comfortable despite some dampness. First, let’s note the difference between ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/29/2018 at 02:57 am

"Bucket List" Rides

If you ask motorcycle enthusiasts what rides are on their Bucket Lists, you’ll get some favorites that probably appeal to most everyone, and others that are less well known. This blog is about a route that’s been named one of the ten best in the United States, but which you might not know too much about. Migrating buffalo ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/29/2018 at 01:48 am

How to Plan for a Ride

    Safety Tip of the Week Tips for Planning a Long Ride When yo...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/29/2018 at 01:26 am

The Best Motorcycle Museums to Visit

Are you planning now for rides this summer? Or maybe you’ll be taking a trip without your motorcycle. In either case, you could take a day to visit one of the many motorcycle museums around the country. We’ve selected a few, trying to find museums in various parts of the nation. In New England, you’ll...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/19/2018 at 03:12 am

Sharing Your Passion With the Next Generation

If you’re feeling closed in with cabin fever, think how wonderful it’s going to feel when you take to the open road on your motorcycle for the first time this spring! Wouldn’t you like to share that feeling? Maybe with a family member or a friend? Perhaps the best way to share your love ...
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By Eagle Leather
  04/07/2018 at 02:18 am

Organizing Group Rides

Organizing a group ride can be as simple as calling a few friends with a time and place. But if you’re planning a ride that’s bigger, you’ll need two things: helpers and planning. There’s a lot more work to planning a group ride, especially a charity ride, than you might think. Get a few people ...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/24/2018 at 00:02 am

What's Next for Electric Motorcycles?

The world of electric motorcycles is evolving rapidly. So far this year, Harley-Davidson is entering the market, one of the hottest selling electric bikes sees a substantial increase in battery life and therefore range before recharge, and another has had a whopping price decrease. Harley-Davidson toured the nation a y...
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By Eagle Leather
  03/16/2018 at 00:17 am

Great Apps for Motorcycle Riders

While we wait for winter’s end and the return of good motorcycling weather, we’ve been looking for apps that might make our summer rides more enjoyable. We found quite a few online.   The Eat Sleep Ride ap...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/24/2018 at 19:02 pm

Thinking About The Olympics

Thinking about the Olympics, we wondered why there were no motorcycling events—races, of course, and maybe something like polo. After all, there were unfamiliar events in earlier years, like tug-of-war. In Paris at the 1900 Olympics, Danish journalist Edgar Aaybe was covering the games. Denmark and Sweden together fielded a t...
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By Eagle Leather
  02/15/2018 at 02:36 am

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