Five Biker Blogs to Get You Through Winter
The cold months are a tough time for motorcycle enthusiasts. Winter means storing the bike and counting down the days until you can get back into the saddle. But just because it’s too chilly to ride doesn’t mean your love of bikes goes away.
To help you pass the time until your next ride, we’ve put together a list of our top five favorite biker blogs you need to be following. These outlets provide a steady stream of great content and should definitely be bookmarked by every biker.
Founded in October of 2008, Asphalt & Rubber is a must-read for anyone who lives and breathes motorcycle culture. The site covers all aspects of the industry and has become a one-stop-shop for all things motorcycle related. The site also houses multiple podcasts covering a range of topics custom made for gear heads.
Readers will also find motorcycle news, racing updates and industry rumors, plus entrepreneurship news and articles about business issues related to bikers.
This blog was made by bikers for bikers. For the last ten years, founders Scott Hopkins and Andrew Jones have been curating some excellent content, including great photography and insightful writing. Whether you’re into international bikes, mud munchers or e-bikes, you’ll find great coverage here.
Pipeburn also features stellar video content. You can watch custom build projects, mini-documentaries and racing reports, plus some great ride along videos to get you inspired for your next outing.
This site has it all. Gear recommendations, bike reviews, commentary, ride itineraries and tons of awesome videos sure to get you revved up for your next ride.
Another great feature is the site’s events calendar. The listings are updated regularly and will keep you in the know about motorcycle-related events happening across the country and around the world. From trade shows to road rallies and conventions, you’ll find every major motorcycle event in this easy-to-use calendar.
If you’re looking for unique, engaging and shareable motorcycle content, you’ll find it on RideApart. The site is curated by bike enthusiasts, so you know you’re getting good, first-hand information. Readers will find news and reviews along with some excellent how-to guides and expert advice on motorcycle maintenance.
The site also includes a “For Sale” section where you can browse thousands of motorcycles and custom rides. This is especially handy for anyone looking to add to their collection or if you’re looking to sell your bike.
Fans of unique builds will want to check out BIKEEXIF as they’re always showcasing some downright awesome motorcycles. Their “Bikes of the Week” feature highlights incredible motorcycles from around the world and always shares some stunning photography.
The site also includes in-depth how-to guides for anyone who’s looking to build their own motorcycle. You’ll find instructions on building scramblers and cafe racers, plus info on how to rewire your bike.
Motorcycle season may be over, but it won’t be long before you’re outside on another epic ride. In the meantime, be sure to check out our winter weather bike prep tips. You can also start planning your next adventure by reading up on South Dakota’s most scenic rides.