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How To Find The Right Biker Glasses

What are your go-to essentials when riding your motorcycle? Lots will mention helmets, gloves, leather jackets, boots, and sunglasses of course. Simply wearing them gets you excited to go for that ride. 

Yes, you would absolutely look badass in one but it is also meant to protect your eyes and there are many benefits you can get from it. Take a look at your biking glasses. Are you sure they are the right ones for the job? 

Today, we are going to tell you about some of the things you should be looking for when finding biker glasses to buy. This guide will help you not only look at the part but also benefit from your purchase. 

Why Wear Biker Glasses?

Biker glasses look awesome but aside from that, they protect your eyes from various elements on the road. They are your physical protection against dust, insects, or anything that might come flying off when you ride your bike. 

Additionally, they also help make your vision a lot clearer. With that, you’d have a safer ride. Remember that just seconds of not clearly seeing can be fatal. Discomfort could also be a distraction. Best avoid those by using the right biker glasses.

How To Choose Biker Glasses

There are many glasses available. Each of them offers different functions and some combine functions as well. Knowing what they are meant for will help you decide whether they are a great match for your riding style or not. Here are some things to look for:

UV Protection

The sun can look blinding because of the bright light but that is not the only reason to protect your eyes from the sun’s rays. UV is also damaging to the eyes. Regular sunglasses may dim the bright light but they will not shield your eyes from UV radiation. Make sure the eyewear you choose efficiently protects against UV light. 

Polarized Lenses

The glare that’s due to the sunlight can make it uncomfortable to see. Polarized lenses are the answer to this problem. No matter what color or how dark your glasses are, if they are not polarized, they will still not help with the glare. 

Comfortable Fit

You should choose glasses that fit comfortably. It shouldn’t be too tight that it gives you a headache. On the contrary, it should also not be too loose that you’d have to always adjust it to keep it in place. 


It is also best to check the materials that the glasses are made of to ensure durability. It should be able to survive even if you accidentally drop it during your journey. The frame plus the lenses should be sturdy enough not to break.


Apart from the eyewear, you would still be wearing a helmet. It is best if the glasses you choose are lightweight. That will prevent your ears and nose from being uncomfortable no matter how long you ride your bike. 

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Reasons You Shouldn’t Miss Going To A Biker Bar

You’re probably a motorcycle lover since you’ve stumbled upon this blog. But are you a biker bar lover too? Some people, whether newbies or more experienced motorcycle riders haven’t been into a biker bar. 

Biker bars may have a not-so-good reputation because of what we see in the movies. However, there are still a lot of great things about it. Going to a biker bar is a personal choice, but there are still some things that you shouldn’t miss about it.

It Isn’t Just About How It Looks

Whenever you pass by a biker bar, you can’t help but take a second look. Motorcycles are lined in the entrance. If you haven’t been in one, you could be curious to give it a try. There is an allure on what it looks like outside. You can even hear the loud music playing.

Upon entering the bar, you take a look around and see the cool decorations. You also see the other riders in their leather jackets simply relaxing. But beyond how the biker bar looks, there is an atmosphere you just can’t explain. It is calling you to come and simply be comfortable. 

Each Biker Bar Is Unique

Biker bars aren’t your typical bars. They’re not just a place to drink or eat. Each biker bar evolves into unique due to all the bikers that go to them or frequent them. Unlike most bars that love to modernize or redecorate, they really don’t. 

You see, each crack on the wall, tear on the leather seats, and even the chips on the wooden table tells about a story of people who were once there, of the bikers who treated the place as their home. Pair those imperfections with dim lighting and you end up with an awesome ambiance, just what most bikers would love. 

Although you wouldn’t probably find any fancy drinks there, the simplicity and rawness makes for a great experience. Usually served in mason jars or plastic cups, the drinks are always served cold, just how we all like it. 

Being With Your People

Do you go to biker bars just to be alone or to socialize with your kind of people? Most of the other bikers get that. If you want to be alone, they don’t have any problem leaving you alone. However, if you’re up for some stories, many will have a lot to tell. You can spend the whole night talking about the same things you love–motorcycles!

Awesome Bikes

Most riders would love to tell you more about their bikes. They may even want to show you their bikes up close. Just mind your manners when looking or touching other people’s bikes. You understand that it is their baby, they are proud of it but they won’t tolerate untoward attitudes as well. 

Another thing is, you can even pick up some tips or tricks to make your bike better. Many people who customize their bikes would love to tell you more about it if you seem interested. If you’re lucky, some may even agree on letting you take it for a ride. Just don’t push your luck because most wouldn’t.

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Riding Responsibly During The COVID Pandemic

Believe it or not, no matter how devastating the COVID-19 pandemic is, it still has brought something positive to some industries. Many motorcycle dealers have seen an increase in their sales as many people have opted to buy one for themselves. You may have also bought one for convenience. 

With new motorcycle riders, there is also a greater risk of accidents especially if new owners don’t learn how to ride responsibly. So from us, more experienced bikers to you guys who have just started with your motorcycle riding journey, here are a few tips on how to ride your motorcycle responsibly amidst the pandemic.

Ride When Necessary

We know you love the freedom that you get out of riding a motorcycle. You’d be able to go to various places without using public transport and without buying a car that you may not be able to afford. Plus with lots of people taking public transport due to risk of getting infected, you can expect too much traffic. Motorcycles are smaller and it would be easier to avoid such traffic.

However, if there is really nothing important that you have to do outdoors, then it would be best to just stay home. Refrain from leaving your house when you can just work from home. Not exposing yourself to anything or anyone outdoors is less risky.

We also understand that sometimes, you just need to ride to keep your sanity. That’s fine too as long as you limit your exposure to others. Also practice safety precautions before, during and after riding. 

Create Your Route

Before you take your motorcycle out for a ride, it is best to have a pre-planned route and follow it. Start from your home and create a loop that ends at your home too. It is best to just ride and refrain from socializing.

Be Aware Of Road Hazards

Some roads may be filled with traffic while others may not be. Nevertheless, the road hazards are still there. Riders must be aware of them. Things like surface debris, potholes, wildlife, pedestrians, other vehicles and other motorcycles are just a few of them. Even if the road seems empty, resist the urge to push yourself to your limits. This is not the time to do that. Best be alert at all times. 

Follow Traffic Rules

Empty roads don’t mean you can do anything you want. Road rules still apply and it is best to follow them even if no one is looking. Meeting an accident due to breaking the rules is riskier nowadays because you also expose yourself to the possible presence of the virus in hospitals. Your short ride for sanity’s sake can turn into a nightmare if you get into an accident. 

Practice At Vacant Parking Lots

As a new rider, it is best to practice so you’d be better at riding. You can do this at empty parking lots or even in your driveway. Practice your body positions to better have balance and counterbalance while turning. You should also practice the turning mechanics as well as emergency braking techniques. These will become handy in various situations.

Wear Your Protective Gear

Your helmet with a face shield should be worn at all times. It protects you from accidents because you can’t really tell when it could happen. Even if many people choose to stay at home, there are still people who also use the road outside. 

Don’t Forget About Motorcycle Maintenance

Instead of going out to ride your motorcycle, consider spending some time doing some motorcycle maintenance. This is the key to a long-lasting and safer motorcycle experience. This can keep you busy and keep boredom away. Some of the things you could easily do are to check your oil, clean the carbs, or adjust the chain tensioner. 

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What’s The Difference Between Classic, Antique And Vintage Motorcycles?

Motorcycles come in various genres and it can be difficult to keep up as there are a lot. You have the classics, modern classics, vintage, naked, retro, UJM, antiques, and many others. For today, we are going to focus on older motorcycles. Those that are different from the modern-day and high-tech motorcycles of today. Let’s take a closer look at the classics, antiques, and vintage motorcycles.  

Although these three may seem the same for some, there are still some differences. However, some may interchange the terms as there is really no standard classifying whether a motorcycle falls in the classic, antique or vintage category. Nevertheless, such information found below are still good to know as a motorcycle enthusiast. 

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However, this thrilling experience does come with a few warnings.

One of these is the fact that by its very nature, there is always an element of danger.

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