A diverse community of riders with an established culture of tolerance and light-heartedness. Meet for organized rides or just talk bikes online.
It’s all about the Ride – exploring the most scenic and fun motorcycling roads and destinations.
MSF T-CLOCS Pre-Ride Inspection Checklist
Industry-standard pre-ride safety checklist. Use this every ride!
Awful & Awesome Motorcycle Gear – How to Spot the Difference (Video)
Video on distinguishing between various materials and manufacturing processes going into your gear.
Motorcycle Maintenance And Repair Articles (webBikeWorld)
Site has a listing of many past article related to bike maintenance and repair.
How to Clean a Motorcycle (Cruiser magazine)
Cruiser Magazine article on detailing a bike.
Border Crossing Information
List of US-Canada border crossings, wait times, and helpful tips from ezbordercrossing.com
Riding Your Motorcycle Could Be Wrecking Your Ears
This is a great article from Motorcyclist about Ear Plugs, by Julia LaPalme
MSF Guide to Group Riding
50 Ways to Save Your Life
Originally published in Motorcyclist Magazine, August 2006.
10 Common Accidents and How to Avoid Them
Accident Scene Management Training
The purpose of the Bystander Assistance Program “A Crash Course for the Motorcyclist” is to enhance survival rates and reduce severity of injuries for the injured riders of motorcycles. A great article reviewing this class is at: https://ridermagazine.com/2016/09/01/a-crash-course-for-the-motorcyclist-accident-scene-management/
Animated Hand Signals Chart
Great animations of most common hand signals from Motorcycle Legal Foundation
Butler Motorcycle Maps
Butler makes very good motorcyclist-centric paper maps for various riding areas.
How to Size and Buy a Motorcycle Helmet
This is a great article from Revzilla about the proper way to be fitted for a new helmet.
Interactive Trip Packing List
Cool site that helps you build your own packing list for a journey.
We value improvement of motorcycling skills through rider training, self-education, and practice of safe riding habits.
MAD Maps makes very good motorcyclist-centric paper maps for various riding areas.
Motorcycle Ergonomics Simulator
Welcome to cycle-ergo.com, a tool for simulating a person’s riding posture on any motorcycle or scooter.
Motorcycle Insurance 101
Site with decent explanation of various insurance options for a motorcycle policy.
Be proud of our riding community, spread NER culture, and spot fellow New England Riders out on the road.
Riding In Hot Weather
Great blog post by Domingo Chang on gear choices and riding tips for really hot weather.