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Wear A Leather Motorcycle Jacket?

Summer brings the resumption of many sports and practices that make us appreciate the warm weather even more. One of the hobbies that is most active during the summer time is motorcycle riding, for both professionals and amateurs. But motorcycling is a stylish and dangerous practice that, if done without the proper gear, can cause severe injuries in turn or even fatal end. Given the danger, both professionals and amateurs motorcyclists should at all times consider (actually it should be a must do thing) wearing the proper equipment for their safety as well as those of the follow drivers on the road. Some riders think this decreases the joy of the ride, I’m one of them, however better it’s better to ride safe with less joy, than dangerous with a bit more joy.One of the things to consider in order to ride your bike safe is outwear. The preferred material for motorcyclists is leather. That’s because leather is flexible and durable enough to help protect you from serious injuries.

A leather motorcycle jacket is the stereotypical jacket seen in most pictures of the motorcycle life. The leather used for motorcycle jackets is harder than those we are used to for other jackets and garments. Many riders choose a leather motorcycle jacket over other types because it is safer, classy, stylish and can easily accommodate all sizes and types.

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Motorcycle Boot Advice

Today’s biker is looking for classic styling, high performance and unmatched quality–from their boots and their bikes. So what should you look for when buying motorcycle boots? First you want Premium Oiled Leathers, the best leather available.

This Black Odessa Leather is waxed and oiled to make the boot more water resistant. I prefer the Vibram Chippewa Sole. This is the best motorcycle boot sole in the industry. This particular motorcycle boot sole is oil resistant and provides good traction due to its high surface contact area. Since a lot of us are around oil spills and such working on our bikes, this is a must have. Buy cheap boots without oil resistant soles and the oil will eat them away.

Another thing I prefer is Goodyear Welted Construction, which greatly adds to your motorcycle boot durability. Make sure the motorcycle boots are stitched, not glued, meaning that the soles are completely replaceable when you do finally wear them down, and let’s face it motorcycle riders are tough on their motorcycle boots. The uppers are going to last virtually forever so don’t make the mistake of buying motorcycle boots without replaceable soles.

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Woman found guilty in fatal ‘nail polish’ crash

Woman found guilty in fatal ‘nail polish’ crash

May 7, 2010 6:03 AM | 113 Comments | UPDATED STORY

Had Lora Hunt been eating a sandwich or dialing her cell phone instead of polishing her nails when she struck and killed a motorcyclist, she would not now stand convicted of reckless homicide, her lawyer contends.

But prosecutor Mike Mermel said there’s a big difference between polishing nails and other forms of distracted driving. “It is not the same as biting a sandwich … it’s a voluntary disablement,” he said. “She might as well have been in the back seat making a sandwich.”

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The Prince and the Princess

Once upon a time, a Prince asked a beautiful Princess… “Will you marry me?” The Princess said “NO!” And the Prince lived happily ever after and rode motorcycles and went fishing and hunting and played golf and dated women half his age and drank beer and scotch and had tons of money in the bank and left the toilet seat up . The End

National mandatory motorcycle helmet law

“It looks like the United States Senate is opening up the debate regarding a National Mandatory Motorcycle Helmet Law again. A recent press release and alert from the Motorcycle Riders Foundation states:

“The Motorcycle Riders Foundation (MRF) has learned that, in a hearing held this week by the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) repeatedly called for a national mandatory helmet law. The hearing, entitled “Opportunities to Improve Highway Safety,” focused on areas that need improvement when it comes to the landscape of highway injuries and fatalities.

In his opening statement, Lautenberg said that there should be a mandatory motorcycle helmet law for all riders in America. This is typical for the 86-year-old senator. He has routinely attempted to put a federal mandatory helmet law in place before. Lautenberg currently chairs or sits on every single senate committee that has jurisdiction over roads and road safety.

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Biker Friends are not a Joke

Friends: Never ask for food

Biker Friends: Are the reason you have no food.

Friends: Will say “hello”

Biker Friends: Will give you a big hug and a kiss.

Friends: Call your parents Mr. and Mrs.

Biker Friends: Call your parents Mom and Dad.

Friends: Have never seen you cry.

Biker Friends: Cry with you.

Friends: Will eat at your dinner table and leave.

Biker Friends: Will spend hours there,talking,laughing and just being together.

Friends: Borrow your stuff for a few days and then give it back.

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