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Legal Courier Service

Posted by Mike Hall on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
If you are reliable, trustworthy, persistent, have a reliable mode of transportation, and able to follow the directions of how to file paperwork with courts, this could be a business idea for you! A legal courier is a person who shuttles around legal documents - not particularly challenging, but it is only a job for a responsible person. You'll need to be able to bring documents to various places to be signed, bring them back, file paperwork with different courts, and you'll need to be able t...

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Choosing motorcycle tyres

Posted by Alex Davis on Saturday, October 27, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
The performance of a motorcycle is one of the most important attributes when it comes to riding. Sitting side by side with safety, of course. The increase that a tyre could provide in both areas will sky rocket. Think, two riders take their own route to the next city. Eventually each rider will explore a different terrain. Wouldn't each need to be equipped for their own riding pleasure? Traveling down two lane roads all the way to the off-roads, everybody who owns a motorcycle needs to know h...

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Motorbikes for sale

Posted by John Morgan on Saturday, October 27, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Looking To Buy A Motorcycle? You have made up your mind and you want to buy yourself a motorcycle. Have you decided to get a Harley-Davidson, a Triumph, a Honda or do you know yet? So where do you go to find motorcycles for sale? The easy answer is to motorcycle dealerships. Motorcycles are no different than automobiles in this respect. They have dealerships just like automobiles to find motorcycles for sale.



So what's the advantage of going to a dealership rather than purchasing from an indiv...

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Motorcycle Industry

Posted by Gordan Brand on Saturday, October 27, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
There is a high chance you might find more motorcycles on the road as compared to other vehicles in the very near future. The motorcycle is one of the largest forms of transportation in Asian countries while fast gaining popularity worldwide due to its efficiency and ease of use.



A motorcycle is a single track, two wheeled vehicle for transportation purposes. There are several reasons which give motorcycles the nod over other types of vehicles. Motorcycles are widely used because of their mobi...

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Motorcycle Safety

Posted by Dave Morris on Saturday, October 27, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Motorcycles have always been a thrilling and efficient way to get around. Since its invention in 1867, the two-wheeled machine has memorized thousands upon thousands of people. It has been used by some for daily transportation and others as a weekend hobby.



Motorcycle Development

In 1867, Sylvester Howard Roper's invention called the motorcycle featured a two-cylinder steam-engine that was powered by coal. By 1885 Gottlieb Daimler used a wooden bike frame to produced the first ever gas powered ...

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Safe Motorcycle Riding

Posted by Helen Jones on Saturday, October 27, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Never drive if you are not a licensed motorcycle driver. This is first, and foremost in my list of safe motorcycle riding practices. You see, when you are a licensed driver, one way or the other, you must have gone through the necessary trainings and tests to ensure that you are qualified to drive a motorcycle.



Here's a rundown of my motorcycle-riding safety tips:

1. No license, no driving.

2. Wear a motorcycle helmet every time you ride a motorcycle, either as the driver or as the passenger.

3. ...

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Motorcycle stunt riding

Posted by Sian Murry on Saturday, October 27, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Motorcycle Stunt Riding is banned on the open roads in United States and you can be put behind the bars for trying one. Still the activity is gaining popularity day by day in both United States and Great Britain.



When you are planning to buy a used motorcycle, make sure to find out whether the motorcycle was used for stunt purposes. Stunting can inflict heavy blows to the transmission, the engine, the shocks and suspension. Therefore, you have to be careful and check for signs of stunt activit...

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Using motorcycle jacks

Posted by Dave Harding on Saturday, October 27, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
If you are one of many motorcycle enthusiasts who enjoy working on bikes, then consider buying a motorcycle jack. It's one of the most important tools to have the garage in order to safely work on motorcycles.



A motorcycle jack is a smaller version of a regular jack used for fixing cars or trucks, but motorcycle enthusiasts are always warned not to use regular jacks on their bikes. These jacks are made up of crisscrossing metal which can be rolled under the center of a motorcycle. The upper pa...

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Vintage Motorcycles

Posted by Mark Lucas on Saturday, October 27, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Motorcycles were first introduced in the later half of 19th century. Since the invention, motorcycles have become one of the most popular and common means of transportation. Vintage motorcycles are the earlier models of motorcycles which were manufactured after the First World War.



Vintage motorcycles are all time passion of bike riders and speed lovers. Apart from being a passion, some ardent rider also collects and preserves vintage motorcycles as treasures. The Japanese, British, Europeans,...

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Electric Motorcycles

Posted by Martin Ford on Saturday, October 27, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
The motorcycle was introduced in the latter half of the 19th century. Since then this has been the most common and popular means of transport. An electric motorcycle is a two-wheeled vehicle powered by battery and is the latest innovation in the motorcycle industry.



Basically, electric motorcycles can be classified into two; power-on-demand motorcycles and power-assist motorcycles. Earlier, electric motorcycles were used only for races. With the introduction of electric motorcycles for general...

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Protect your motorcycle with GAP insurance

Posted by Sue Willis on Saturday, October 27, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Imagine you just purchased a brand new Suzuki GSX-R1000 motorcycle two months ago, and it was stolen right before your eyes as you were eating in your favorite restaurant. Not to worry, you are fully protected by the full coverage motorcycle insurance policy your motorcycle lender required you to get. Right?



In most cases, not exactly, if you look into the details of the motorcycle insurance policy you purchased. The reason is that most full coverage motorcycle insurance policies will cover fo...

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How to pack your parcel

Posted by Mark James on Thursday, October 25, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Whether you're selling your unwanted items on online auctions sites, or sending documents around the world, your parcels still need to be well packaged.



Here's how to do it properly.

  • It's essential that you use the right size of box for your parcel. Underfilled boxes are likely to collapse and, and overfilled boxes can burst. Whilst you might be anxious about increasing the weight and so the cost of your parcel, you won't want your parcel to get damaged.

  • You'll need to use suitable and high qual...

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Managing your courier operations

Posted by Martin Ford on Saturday, October 20, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
A Courier Company or a Freight Forwarder has to take care of thousands of things to ensure successful business operations. These companies have got several clients to serve; many services to execute and a big team of professionals to pamper. This is not all; companies also have to take care of their international locations and staff, infrastructure and various internal affairs in order to put everything on the right place. For big companies to manage all these things is easy as they have got ...

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What makes a good courier service

Posted by Dennis Smith on Friday, October 5, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
The first and most obvious thing that makes a good courier service is the ability to deliver packages. While this may seem obvious, it isn't unheard of to read reviews or hear from friends or family members how a company with express delivery failed to get the parcel to its destination at all.



Customer service is also a key component that any decent courier service needs to focus on. When customers have a question or need clarification about something, they shouldn't be forced to listen to a r...

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Staying alert on the road

Posted by Frank Nolan on Friday, October 5, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
If you do courier work you'll be driving for a large part of every day you spend at work. Your workplace is comprised of the roads in your particular area. Even though you may know them well, you won't necessarily be the safest driver to use them.



However there is a lot you can do to ensure you stay as safe as possible and remain alert the whole time you are behind the wheel. If you want some tips in this respect keep reading - you might learn a thing or two!

Drink little and often 

You'll no do...

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Tips for couriers

Posted by Harold Smith on Friday, October 5, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
If you're thinking of specialising in the business of delivering courier loads then there are some key pieces of information that you would do well to remember. They relate to the equipment that you should carry in your vehicle, the journeys that you will have to make and the pay that you can expect upon job completion.



What Vehicle Will You Use?

The type of vehicle that you opt to drive or ride about on will probably depend upon the environment that you intend on working in. If you plan on tra...

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Don't text while driving

Posted by Martin Ford on Friday, October 5, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
When you have an urgent need to send a text message while you're driving courier loads around the UK, you may wish you worked in another country. As a professional driver who earns their living from delivering packages across your region, you will naturally understand (and comply with) the UK's laws about texting and driving - basically don't! But do you know what happens abroad?



Differing laws around the globe

In the UK, almost everyone understands that it's illegal to use a hand-held mobile p...

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Courier loads and packing tips

Posted by Mark Hughes on Friday, October 5, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
If you're shipping courier loads, packing the goods might be something you need to think carefully about.



Consider the weight

As a general rule, delivery companies tend to have various weight restrictions that differentiate between them and what might be termed freight carriers. However, whatever the debate on terminology, remember there's a relationship between the weight of your goods and the strength of the packaging needed.

It's not unknown for some poor drivers to arrive to collect somethin...

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How to use a sameday courier

Posted by Simon Howle on Monday, October 1, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
When you're a company involved in the day to day of e-commerce and other retail areas, then it's likely that sometime or another you're going to need to take advantage of a sameday courier. However, when choosing between the many businesses that offer this service, there can be some confusing choices to make. That's why we've come up with this article in order to help you make the right decision between the many firms that offer a next day delivery service, to ensure you get exactly the servi...

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Using internet to grow your courier business

Posted by Steve Davis on Monday, October 1, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
For many people in the delivery business, having an online presence to gain more courier jobs is often interpreted as having a website. While it is indeed instrumental to growing your business, the reality is that just having a website alone may not be enough.



Here are a few steps you can take to maximizing your website and web presence in order to win more customers, and more courier jobs!

What a Website Can't Do

When it comes to having a website, many people are under the impression that "if y...

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Value of Courier Services

Posted by Mark Lucas on Monday, October 1, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
There are many things that we somehow take for granted but actually play significant roles in making our lives a lot easier. These things have been around for ages that sometimes we don't even notice that they're actually there. The only time that we do notice they had been there is when they disappear. Just like in the lyrics of one of Janet Jackson's popular songs, 'you don't know what you got until it's gone.'



This article, however, is not going to delve into philosophy or pop music. This i...

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Advice for new courier drivers

Posted by Martin Ford on Monday, October 1, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Working as an owner-driver in the delivery industry is the ideal job for many people. If you love driving and being out on the road, being a courier driver can provide you with a great deal of freedom and the opportunity for great financial rewards. However, getting started on your own can certainly have its challenges. Here are some tips to help set you on the right path to success in the delivery industry.



Sort Out the Basics

You will need a number of things to get started in the courier indu...

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A reliable courier can prove indispensable

Posted by Mark Wright on Monday, October 1, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Law firms regularly need to make court filings and arrange for registry of deeds in connection with the assignments that they are handling for their clients. While this may seem to be a routine matter, it requires great expertise and a detailed knowledge of the functioning of certain areas of court procedures. An undelivered or wrongly delivered document can play havoc with an ongoing litigation. Most law firms outsource activities of this nature to a third party legal courier service.



Court w...

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What makes a courier company the best?

Posted by Harold Jones on Monday, October 1, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
A company that offers timely services to its customers in a cost effective manner may be considered as the best; but since there is a taut competition in the industry, you as a courier company have to offer exclusive services to your customers to attract them. The more personalised and customer centric your services are; the more accolades you earn in the market.



Some of the essential requirements to run a courier business successfully are mentioned below:

Value Added Services

Anything that adds...

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Golden rules of courier work

Posted by Mathew Harris on Monday, October 1, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Working as a courier can be the ideal job for many people. However, if you work as a courier then you should make sure that you follow a few golden rules to get more out of your job and enjoy it to the full. Follow these rules and you'll find that you enjoy this excellent job even more.



Always Leave on Time

Punctuality is so important when you work as a courier, and that means leaving on time every time. There are always going to be problems on the road that get in the way of making your delive...

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Security of courier loads

Posted by Mark Davis on Monday, October 1, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Delivery drivers make a living out of successfully collecting and dispatching items. They can maintain a positive reputation by keeping the courier loads safe. However, they do face a challenge when it comes to the protection of breakables. The advice given in this article is designed to make the job that little bit easier.



Choosing Containers

There is a wide selection of packaging types that can be used to store courier loads. Double sided cardboard boxes will suitably protect some household i...

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How to choose Courier Delivery Services

Posted by Ann Clarke on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
A courier service is described as an organization which will personally arrange for the delivery of packages or documents from one place to another. Courier services usually boast fast delivery times and are often more reliable than regular mail as they carry the packages from door to door. These companies are generally used by businesses to ensure the fast delivery of important goods. Courier services can ship your package just down the street or all the way across the globe. There are so ma...

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Courier Delivery Services

Posted by Mark Nolan on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
The modern age of technology and business has made life considerably easier. Courier delivery services are a good example of this. Delivering packages of all sizes and shapes, these delivery services have a definite advantage over traditional snail mail.



The idea of a courier is not new. Back in the ages of ancient civilizations, it was very common to see homing pigeons, horsemen and runners across the countryside, all trying to get a message from point A to point B. These runners would travel...

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Checking your courier's legal status

Posted by Mark Duffy on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
The courier industry is a fairly closely watched and regulated one, and usually, legal status is not something that a client of one of these companies should have to be concerned with. That isn't to say that you shouldn't do you due diligence though, because as with any company that you are allowing to work with your assets, you need to protect yourself. Any courier service that you do business with should meet a few basic requirements to show that they have an appropriate legal status.



The mo...

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Parcel Air Couriers

Posted by Ryan Holland on Saturday, September 22, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
When sending your parcels abroad you will commonly use an International parcel courier service, who like your normal nationwide parcel courier service will come and collect it from your business, and arrange for it to be transported via airmail to your customer abroad.



In the majority of cases this will suffice for all your International parcel delivery needs. However your parcel may take several days to then be delivered to your customer via surface mail once it has landed in their country.

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How courier services help online traders

Posted by Simon Cross on Friday, September 21, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Decades ago, online selling was an impossible thing. First, there's the lack of know-how when it comes to e-commerce transactions. And second, there's the lack of cheap couriers. When purchasing something for a loved one who lives far away, the post office is the only accessible and affordable means of sending the item. But thanks to courier and parcel service companies, items bought online or offline can be shipped to any place in only a few days.



The quick and efficient handling of courier s...

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Value in using a local Courier Service

Posted by Mark Lucas on Friday, September 21, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
For any manufacturing company, downtime can be a nightmare. Thankfully, production down time can be planned to avoid major service disruptions and ensuing financial losses.



How you manage down time can very well mean the difference between a year of profit and a year of loss, making it imperative that manufacturing companies use whatever resources they have at their disposal to limit down time. Production lines shut down due to unscheduled maintenance may be the most frustrating, though luckil...

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Residential Courier Services

Posted by Martin Ford on Friday, September 21, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
When you either work part time out of your home, or are running a full time business from that location, it can be extremely difficult to ensure that you have a steady supply flow between you and your customers. One of the best ways to achieve this is to find a Chicago courier service that specializes in offering residential pickup and delivery service. This is a service that means that you will be able to get essentially the same service that a business gets from your courier company, but to...

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Motorcycle Safety

Posted by Chris Foster on Thursday, September 20, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Motorcycles have always been a thrilling and efficient way to get around. Since its invention in 1867, the two-wheeled machine has memorized thousands upon thousands of people. It has been used by some for daily transportation and others as a weekend hobby.



Motorcycle Development

In 1867, Sylvester Howard Roper's invention called the motorcycle featured a two-cylinder steam-engine that was powered by coal. By 1885 Gottlieb Daimler used a wooden bike frame to produced the first ever gas powered ...

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Why Courier Services are now essential

Posted by Mark Parker on Thursday, September 13, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Courier Services are now an indispensable part of operating a business. Whether you are buying or selling products, you need to ensure they get where they are supposed to in a timely and cost efficient manner. With parts of the world in turmoil, this may not be as easy as it seems. What do you do when this is the case? You turn to a courier company to handle the delivery for you. By doing so, you can feel comfortable knowing that your service will not be delayed through no fault of your own.



U...

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Medical Courier Service

Posted by Shawn Andrews on Thursday, September 13, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Do you want a career in the medical field but are afraid of the fierce job market that awaits you? If you want to avert the heavy influx of nurses, caregivers, and medical assistants while still being able to work in an environment you are interested and comfortable with, working as a medical courier is a good career path to take. According to surveys, medical couriers fill around 18 percent of courier positions.



Health couriers transport lab and blood samples to hospitals, medical centers, an...

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Choosing the right Courier Service

Posted by Joseph Wright on Thursday, September 13, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
These days there are many courier services out there. So much so that one can wonder what to ask when looking for a courier service. Sometimes there is too much information and sometimes someone new to the courier world may take a risk with valuable cargo by choosing the wrong place.



Courier services are a fairly brand-new phenomenon, first appearing in the 1980s and growing ever since. They typically offer additional solutions when compared to regular post office. They feature fast delivery o...

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Cheap Couriers - It's time to change

Posted by Mike Hudson on Thursday, September 13, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
As the technology has seen a severe development, mobile phones, e-mails and various social media have taken the place despite the fact that those processes still exist.



Though the huge changes have been made almost for everything, but a few things will still be around for now and in the future as well. Those things can very well be the shipping and courier companies. No matter, how developed the world becomes, businesses and individuals will always need to send the important documents, parcels...

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How to make a profit from Courier Work

Posted by Sarah Arrow on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
If you have a same day courier business or are looking to start one up, profitable work is likely to be one of the things high on your agenda. There are all sorts of things that a courier can actually deliver. A courier service that wants to service and maintain their vehicles, pay their staff and their fuel bills etc needs to have a sustainable business. So what customers or what type of courier work is the most profitable?



  • Local runs
  • Long distance jobs
  • Specialist jobs
Local delivery jobs are go...

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When should you use a Same Day Courier

Posted by Mike Greenwood on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Couriers can be distinguished from ordinary mail services in terms of improved functionality such as speed, security, tracking, monitoring and personalisation services. There are several of these types of services that operate on all scales from within specific towns or cities, to national and international services. Same day couriers provide their clients with the opportunity to have their parcels picked up and delivered the very same day.



BENEFITS OF QUICK COURIERS

Same day delivery provide m...

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Becoming a Courier

Posted by Sarah Arrow on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
There are many businesses that rely on couriers every day. From delivering an Elephant to an envelope, it's all delivered by a truck. Many people like the feeling of the peace of mind that a courier can give them when delivering their goods.



Can anyone become a courier? There are some things that people should know if they are thinking would like to become a courier. Many companies require that the couriers that they hire be of at least the age of 18. Some ask that you are over 25 for insuranc...

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Who uses Courier Services?

Posted by Monte O'Hara on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
There are many ways to transport packages and materials from one location to another. Though the U.S. Postal Service is tried and true, it cannot always deliver items as quickly as needed. Consumers who require speedy delivery choose between parcel carriers and courier services. A parcel carrier typically has a large network that may span across the country and a local courier can transport a package or letter across town in a manner of minutes.



Functions and Types of Courier Services

The roles...

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Regular Contract Courier Deliveries

Posted by Sarah Arrow on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Regular contract couriers are, if selected correctly, the type of courier that will win you positive feedback and enable you to grow your business. Often an online retailer or indeed any business will look at the delivery aspect of their product to make savings. This in fact can have the opposite affect than first intended if you don't go about booking your regular contract courier in the correct way.



Do you ring up and ask how much before you give any consideration to the other aspects of ser...

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Modern Day Courier Services

Posted by Harold Jenkins on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
There is no place on earth inaccessible in the modern world. There are arrangements and scopes for availing different kinds of products and services as and when we need them. The modern day couriers are one such area of service that makes this possible to a greater extent.



The aspect of courier services that makes it different from the regular postal services is listed below for your reference.Protected delivery of goods and letters, Quick service delivery of consignments, Large network area o...

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Courier Freight

Posted by Darren Smith on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
If you're a firm which is in need of services of a courier company then how would you choose a courier company? With so many courier companies in the market it becomes quite difficult to select one that make sure that your needs are met. Generally you would want a courier services provider that will give reliable services at cheap freight.



Thus it becomes important to understand the factors that determine the chargers of a freight or courier company. As the lesser the chargers of a courier com...

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Finding a quality Medical Courier

Posted by Monte O'Hara on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
When it comes to transporting medical specimens, blood products, sensitive records and X-rays, finding a quality medical courier is nearly as critical as the care that is provided by the clinics and hospitals that contract with the couriers.



Hospitals, doctors' offices, clinics and other specialty medical centers have lab specimens, patient records and other items that need to be sent from one location to another in a timely fashion usually on a daily basis. Since couriers who transport these ...

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Motorbike Helmets

Posted by John Harris on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Motorcycles are becoming increasingly popular with the current economy today. They have the ability to navigate through traffic fast, costs less, and is very easy to store. For these reasons, the motorcycle is a choice that many decide to go with. When you decide to get a motorcycle, the most important thing is the helmet. There are numerous reasons why the helmet is important.



The first obvious reason for owning a helmet is for head protection. Getting a motorcycle helmet is significant due t...

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The purpose of motorcycle boots

Posted by Harold Simme on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Motorcycle boots are used much frequently these days. Motorcycle is an invention of man that is used like any other need. It has become a need for human beings to depend on these inventions for an easy way of living. Motorcycle is used by people for transport purposes; rather than as a means of comfort it has been become a basic necessity for human beings to possess vehicles.



Ever since the invention of the motorcycle there has been a lot of changes and it has evolved over the years to be what...

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The importance of using a motorcycle cover

Posted by Robert Walker on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Motorcycle covers are an often overlooked alternative to keeping your motorcycle in a garage or under larger cover. Whilst they are not as ideal due to a lack of airflow, and keeping in condensation (although this is relieved by higher quality breathable and waterproof contemporary materials) they are still great at protecting your motorcycle from the elements.



Even if you do have a garage, then fitting a motorcycle cover will protect from elements inside your garage, such as dust, dirt and in...

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Facts about Express Couriers

Posted by Dolly Mendoza on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
To give you a simple and basic definition, express couriers are the men and women who make sure your parcels or packages are delivered from one place to another. Basically, express couriers are messengers that convey a message in a letter or items in parcels or boxes, all of which bearing a degree of importance either or both to the sender and the receiver.



These messengers come in different types and styles of transporting items from the sending source to the receiving end. You can imagine th...

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Evolution of the motorcycle

Posted by Sam Smeeton on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
While the invention of the Motorcycle is subject to great debate and contention even today, what is certain is that its evolution is both impressive and fun to look at. From the early steam models and gas powered predecessors, to today's high performance designs, the journey of the Motorcycle's development is a testament to man's ingenuity and skill.



The idea of a two wheeled motorized vehicle appears to have occurred to multiple people at around the same time. Hence, there is a multitude of d...

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Choosing a local courier service

Posted by John Jenkins on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Many modern businesses rely on courier companies. Courier services ensure the fastest delivery of products, documents and other materials. Courier companies often out-perform even fax machines and electronic means of transporting goods - lowering costs to the business owner over time. Courier services make it fast and easy to transport tangible items, a need which will always remain.



Instead of having an employee hand deliver materials, building a relationship with a local courier company can ...

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Choosing the right motorcycle lift

Posted by Sam Miller on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
If you´re in the market for a motorcycle lift these a couple simple things you should know. I will be discussing the use of a motorcycle jack which has wheels and is portable so you can move it around the garage. A motorcycle lift table is a large hydraulic table, and both wheels of the motorcycle sit on the table. Most hobby mechanics will be using a personal motorcycle lift, also known as a motorcycle jack. If you need it to store your bike for the winter, restore the motorbike that has be...

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Motorcycle Kits

Posted by Steve King on Sunday, September 9, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Complete motorcycle kits are just what they sound like - kits with all the parts you would need to build a motorcycle.  A few extra bits and pieces in case you lose a screw or two may also be included, but basically everything inside the box will be used to make one single vehicle - wheels, engine, drive belts and chains, frame, seat, fork, handlebars, and electrical parts, they are all in there.  The question that needs asking is, therefore, why offer motorcycles in kit form?  Isn't it bette...

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Choosing an international courier company

Posted by Clive Jenkins on Sunday, September 9, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
When you need to ship large amounts of orders for your business, it's important to choose the right international courier company. Huge courier companies are often known throughout the world. However, there are large companies that don't necessarily have the same reputation as others, but the service may be just as good as or better than the more well-known companies. Whether you're looking for a courier company for a new business or want to change from your current service provider, knowing ...

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Protecting yourself as a motorcycle rider

Posted by Nicolas Morris on Sunday, September 9, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
In the last ten years, the fatality rate of motorcycle riders has nearly doubled. In 1999, there were 22.75 fatalities per 100,000,000 miles traveled by motorcycles in the United States. In a recent study in 2009 the numbers are around 40 per 1 million miles traveled by riders!



Not only have the number of deaths gone up in the US, the number of motorcycles on the road has gone up too, which makes sense. The increase in motorcycle sales has alarmed some people as the more motorcycles on the roa...

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Courier Services Guide

Posted by Mike Harrison on Monday, September 3, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
In spite of having a postal system, courier services were started to provide customers with a specialized and dedicated delivery system. This makes it possible for an individual or business organization to send documents and parcels to any location in the world quickly and safely. A courier company may be small specializing in only domestic delivery or a big, international network which has branches all across the globe.



Courier services can employ any type of transportation mode to ensure tha...

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Motorcycle Riders Clubs

Posted by Nancy White on Monday, September 3, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
According to Wikipedia, a motorcycle club is a group of people who have a common interest in motorcycles. Motorcycle clubs are enterprises operating legally, mostly for fun and charity. However, there are those that are outlawed, usually referred to "Onepercenters" because they are estimated to be one percent of the motorcycle population. American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), the umbrella body of motorcycle clubs, currently has 1200 charted clubs under its wing and counting.



Motorcycle club...

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How to clean a motorcycle

Posted by Ashley Lloyd on Monday, September 3, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Why clean your motorcycle?

If you have paid good money for your motorcycle it is always important to make sure it looks its best. Why would you want to spend loads of money on a motorcycle just to let it go tatty and look dirty? If you are wanting to sell your motorcycle then making it look "spick and span" is a great way to catch a potential buyers eye and could even increase the value or what the buyer is willing to pay. Another great benefit of cleaning your motorcycle is can spot any fault...

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Parcel delivery - Booking a courier

Posted by Colin Black on Monday, September 3, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Online shopping is on the increase and retailers are sending more of their products to customers by courier. The number of courier companies and the services they offer are correspondingly on the increase. When faced with such a wide and diverse range of options it is little wonder that retailers are not sure how to chose a courier, how best to access their service and what makes one company stand out from another.



Where is your priority? 
The first question to answer -- should the service be t...

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Travel the world as an Air Courier

Posted by Avril Harper on Monday, September 3, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Signing up to become an air courier is one of the easiest ways to travel the world free or at very low cost and there's a growing need for couriers, meaning more chances for more people to travel to many more places than they ever thought possible. But you have to know the rules involved as well as understand the very simple process of signing up to become an air courier as well as obtaining regular free flights.



Firms who recruit air couriers deal in time-sensitive material, meaning they must...

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Buying motorbike gear for women

Posted by Eric Sands on Monday, September 3, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Although you may not see many women riding motorcycles, they do and they want to look good while doing it. What are some tips that women riders should follow when they're looking for their motorcycle style? Remember, women in general do not try to look as rough and dirty as men, and they want to show off their body. At the same time, there are considerations of motorcycle safety as well.



Tip number one

Find a style that you like. When you first walk into a motorcycle gear shop, you may see many...

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DOT Motorcycle Helmet Basics

Posted by Anne Curry on Monday, September 3, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Let me start by telling you a little about myself and how I got into DOT Motorcycle Helmets. For the past five seasons I have been riding a motorcycle. I have a passion for riding and would like to ride for the rest of my life...in order to do so, I want to be as safe and protected as I can...while still being able to enjoy the ride.



So five years ago...before even purchasing my first street motorcycle at the age of 34...I bought a full set of gear. Now I'm not talking about just a helmet and ...

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UK Motorbike Courier Service

Posted by Maria Holding on Saturday, September 1, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Motorbike Courier Services are very useful services which helps to transport items or products of various sorts that might be required to be delivered urgently, safely or discreetly. The items that need to be couriered may be something valuable like- bank drafts, legal business documents, mail order items, films and tapes, artwork or fragile items like computer discs. In fact there are special medical courier companies that transport medical supplies, blood samples, organs and so on.



In a 24 h...

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Motorbike Couriers 'Spartan Motorcycle Couriers'

Posted by Karl Young on Sunday, August 26, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
You will find many van couriers along the M62 or M1, how often do you see a motorbike courier?



Motorbike Couriers can travel long distances and in less time than any van or car, so why don't we see more of them on the road each day? couriers have the ability to filter through traffic and be agile whilst being secure giving them a good advantage over the white van man. In some cases bike couriers have been able to deliver a package in under a third of the time it would of taken a standard van t...
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Taking Care Of Your Motorcycle

Posted by Erik Bjornstad on Saturday, August 18, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
There's nothing like riding a motorcycle on the open road. For most of the world, the motorcycle or 2-wheel scooter is the most common form or motorized transportation available.



Around 200 million motorcycles are in use worldwide and almost 60% of these are in Asia or the Far East - China and India both have over 35 million motorcycles and motorized scooters in use. Contrast this to the United States where the car is dominant. In fact, world's largest producer of 2-wheel vehicles isn't Harley...
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Same Day Delivery By Motorbike Courier

Posted by Shalini Madhav on Friday, August 17, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Motorcycle Couriers also called are couriers that transport packages by motorcycle. Such couriers are common in the urban centres of the world. There are reasons that make motorbike couriers the best choice over freight methods available today. It is because it is an effective option for getting things done. You can have your delivery, picked up, transported then dropped off quickly.

 

The advantages of using a motorcycle courier

If you are considering using a courier service, there are some rea...
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Advantages of a Motorbike Track Day

Posted by Amy Hall on Friday, August 17, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
If you're a motorcyclist, you are familiar with the thrill you experience being in your own world, on a completely empty and winding road, enjoying a smooth ride. As a rider, you take a lot of risks riding on the streets and public access roads where there are possibilities of things going wrong. Potholes, vehicles, and a lot of other obstacles are all working against you. There is also the possibility of being pulled over, for trying to enjoy a good ride! However, you still love that feeling...
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Finding low cost motorcycle insurance

Posted by Marvin Woods on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
We are all aware of the great thrills of riding a bike, and how exhilarating it can be. It doesn't have to be a powerful motorcycle, such as a sport bike or a cruiser, you can have a lot of fun riding a small moped, too. But, when you own a bike, you have a lot of responsibilities, as well. The first thing you should do after you buy a bike, is purchase motorcycle insurance, which will protect you in case you get involved in an accident. Insurance costs are different for different types of mo...

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Causes of motorbike accidents

Posted by Julie Smith on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
The pleasure and thrill of riding on the open road in a motorcycle is unforgettable. It brings a different kind of freedom, fun and excitement for riders. There are no seatbelts to restrict your movement, no feeling of being contained inside. You ride with the wind.



However, nothing is worse than encountering an accident while you are riding a motorcycle. As much as the double pleasure and fun that you get from riding motorcycles instead of a car, injuries and damages tend to be doubly worse i...

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Fastest motorbikes in the world

Posted by Alan Liptrot on Thursday, July 5, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Hang onto your hats; we're going for a ride. The Superbike sector which was created during the seventies, would allow mere mortals such as you and I to ride something akin to the machines that our heroes use on the track. Of course we all ride sensibly, but to have that spare capacity in hand is something wonderful. Nobody's had this much power between their legs since Marilyn Monroe died. I can hear you all screaming 'Hayabusa', but here are a few others that turn heads (quickly). To avoid f...

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Ducati Motorbikes

Posted by Alan Liptrot on Thursday, July 5, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
From radio components to a range of some of the most beautiful motorcycles in the world. There's no wonder that Ducati owners are some of the most loyal motorcyclists there are.



In 1926, Adriano and Marcello Ducati founded a company that specialised not in motorcycles, but the production of radio components. During the war years, they turned their attention toward electronic military equipment. This move made their factory a target for allied bombing, but despite frequent, serious damage, they...

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Honda motorbikes in America

Posted by Joe Kent on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Honda has reached a major milestone – having been in the United States for 50 years. Initially, Honda was known for motorcycles and scooters, not the robust lineup of cars that we have today. Eventually the appeal of Honda motorcycles caught on, and this popularity helped fuel interest in Honda in the late 1960s when Honda entered the auto market.



The first Honda sold in America was the N600, a two-door car that’s about the size of the modern day Smart two-seater. The Honda N600 sold for $...

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Norton Motorcycles

Posted by Alan Liptrot on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
James Lansdowne Norton, the father of the company, began the story in 1898 with a factory that made cycle chains in Birmingham, UK, but by 1902 he was importing engines from Switzerland and France.



To create his own motorcycles, and success followed quickly with a Norton ridden by Rem Fowler winning the twin-cylinder class at the first Isle of Man TT race. This was the start of Norton's long lasting love affair with racing, which didn't end until the 1960's. The prize that everyone coveted was...

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Why get a Trike?

Posted by Carl Davidson on Friday, June 22, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
If you like antique cars, muscle cars, luxury motorcycles or other toys, this article discusses a new trend in toys - trikes. These three wheeled motorcycles are safer, draw a lot of attention and are great to drive. Learn how to choose your dealer, whether to consider a conversion and how much fun you can have on a trike.You deserve a trike and the one with the most toys wins.



A new trend in toys is rolling across America. That trend is to trikes. What are trikes? They are highly customized, ...

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Dash Cam a smart purchase for Couriers

Posted by Lisa Jeeves on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
There are endless gadgets, apps and pieces of technology in the motor industry today that can be of great use to couriers. For self employed drivers, there is one piece of kit without which you should never hit the road, as it yields a handful of benefits. Of course, we’re talking about the dashboard video camera (otherwise known as the ‘dash cam’)!



These cameras sit on your dashboard and record audio and video of what is happening on the road ahead, to the side and behind you. In additi...

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Medical and Lab Couriers

Posted by Lisa Geeves on Sunday, June 17, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Medical and lab work generates a huge amount of courier work. Whether it’s moving equipment, reagents, samples, medicines or paperwork, this sector has its own logistics work. Some labs employ couriers, but many contract work out to external firms, which either employ their own couriers or offer self-employed courier jobs to drivers in their fleet.



While it is a specialised sector of the industry, the skills possessed by a good courier are directly transferrable to those needed by a good med...

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Packaging for courier transport

Posted by Mark Reid on Friday, May 18, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
With internet sales on the increase the use of couriers has risen substantially in recent years. With the volumes they are now expected to cope with & demand for next day & overnight deliveries accounting for a high proportion of traffic, couriers are literally under immense pressure to deliver results whilst remaining competitive. Inevitably shortcuts are taken, often at the expense of the condition of the product in transit.



99.9% of customers will never make contact with their seller & all ...

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Motorcycle Protective Clothing

Posted by Michael Holmes on Monday, May 14, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
There is some great looking motorcycle clothing on the market these days, but believe me not all of the motorcycle clothing offers as much protection as you think. In Europe, for motorcycle clothing to be lawfully sold as “safety clothing, it has to pass a series of European standards, which are pretty lengthy but are available on my website. The standards cover the clothing’s performance in abrasion, tearing and impact tests, and when they have passed; they are sold with the CE mark. How...

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Motorcycles in the military

Posted by Alan Liptrot on Monday, May 14, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
The speed and manoeuvrability of motorbikes has been a huge asset to armed forces throughout the world, with Harley-Davidson, Triumph and BMW all playing their part. 



The other day, I took the chance to watch again that fantastic movie ‘The Great Escape’. As I watched Bud Ekins take the place of Steve McQueen, to jump the wire fence on his Triumph, I began to wonder about the role of the motorcycle during wartime, so I did a little reading and was surprised to find that motorcycles have pl...

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Buying your dream motorcycle

Posted by Kay Zetkin on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
For motorcycle enthusiasts, it could really be heaven’s gift if motorcycles come from packages delivered by the storks… This is the kind of fantasy for those wishing hard for a baby. And indeed, once you have your dream motorcycle, we doubt if anything would prevent you from considering it as your baby. But the point of this is that, you have to go over the tough decision of buying your dream motorcycle.



So how do you go about this business and get the greatest deal and bargain of your lif...

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Choosing tyres for your motorbike

Posted by George Martin on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
All the parts of the motorcycle are essential and the tyres are one of them. Basically, it is the most contributing factor that makes the motorcycles move. So if it is important, then tyres should be given much attention. There are different types of wheels for different types of motorcycles. It has different sizes and surfaces. Some motorbike tyres have spikes which are used for dirt bike races and other kinds of races. Some motorcycle tyres are smooth which are used in motorways and concret...

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You need a safe motorcycle helmet

Posted by Frank Medley on Wednesday, November 25, 2015, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 

As someone who rides their motorcycle frequently, you know that there are many dangerous situations out there on the road. You can easily get crowded by an aggressive or inattentive driver, who isn't paying attention to where you are on the road. You can also get caught in bad weather that you weren't expecting. A good driver knows that the best way to stay safe in these situations is to drive prudently and cautiously. But you can also invest in your safety in other ways, like by buying and w...


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Forest Heritage Scenic Byway – Asheville Best for Motorcycle Ride

Posted by Dewayne Jasper on Monday, April 7, 2014, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 

If you've ever had the pleasure of passing through or even visiting Asheville, NC, you'll understand that the surrounding mountains and scenery are simply magnificent. For thousands of years, the area has hosted a plethora of vegetation and wildlife in its natural state. Once the town of Asheville was established, neighboring communities began to immediately offer travelers a multitude of activities, from mountain biking and skiing to rock climbing and hiking. But you don't have to leave your...


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The risks of incorrectly fitting Suzuki saddlebags

Posted by Dewayne Jasper on Friday, January 31, 2014, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 

Some bikers might be under the impression that they can just slap on their Suzuki hard saddlebags and be on their way. However, as is the case with any bike part or accessory, much care needs to be taken when fitting them. Incorrect fitting of any kind of saddlebag can have disastrous consequences for everyone concerned. It is vital for bikers to understand that even the smallest decisions they make before mounting their trusty steed can impact them as well as other travelers.



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History Of Harley-Davidson Motorcycles

Posted by Larry Clark on Thursday, January 9, 2014, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 
Harley-Davidson got it's humble start when William Harley and Arthur Davidson produced the first production motorcycle in 1903. The motorcycle was to be a racing bike, and was built in a small shed wooden with the words Harley-Davidson Motor Company written on the front door. One year later Harley-Davidson had put out 3 production motorcycles for the public.

In 1905 Harley-Davidson wins it's first race and hires it's first employee. Three years later, in 1908, Harley-Davidson sold the first mo...
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How To Buy A Motorcycle

Posted by Scott Sanders on Monday, January 6, 2014, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 

So, you've finally decided that you're ready to buy that motorcycle you've been dreaming about for the past 10 years. Congratulations! Do you know how to buy a motorcycle? This ATV buyer's guide will provide everything you need to know before you buy. Whether you're a seasoned expert or just getting started, the following will be beneficial to you.

Hopefully, you've already taken at least one motorcycle safety course and gotten your motorcycle license. If you haven't, you should do it ...


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Motorcycles - Types And Use

Posted by Carolyn Clayton on Monday, January 6, 2014, In : Guest Motorcycle Articles 

Until World War One the largest manufacturer of motorcycles was Indian who produced over 20,000 bikes per year. By 1920 this honour went to Harley Davidson. Today, the Japanese manufacturers, Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, and Yamaha dominate the motorcycle industry, although Harley-Davidson still maintains a high degree of popularity in the United States.

Motorcycles have historically been associated with subcultures i.e. Cafe Racers of the 1950's and the Mod's and Rockers of the 1960's. In...


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