Tag Archives: Motorcycle Safety

Motorcycle Rain Gear (You’ll Actually Want To Pack)

Motorcycle rain gear: it’s great in theory, but if you don’t have it with you when the weather turns, it’s useless. Here we share two options that are compact enough to carry with you in your backpack, saddlebag, or tank bag so you are always prepared for rain. Tour Master Sentinel 2.0 Rain Jacket Tour Master’s […]

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Fall Motorcycle Riding Tips

Autumn is one of the most beautiful times of year to ride a motorcycle. The crisp, cool weather makes wearing your protective gear more comfortable, and the sights of changing leaves are like no other. Here are some things to remember to keep you safe and comfortable on your fall ride. Watch for Deer For many areas the […]


10 Touring Essentials

Packing for a long road trip can become a big chore. Do I really need this? Can I live without that? These are common questions that cross every biker’s mind when preparing for a motorcycle trip. While you can’t bring everything your house, there are some things that you  should definitely bring along with you. We put […]


Riding in the Rain – Safety Tips

Risk for an accident increases during harsh weather conditions, especially when riding in the rain. Even a light shower can cause road conditions to decline. Here are some tips to help keep you safe if you run into inclement weather during your ride. Prepare Although surprises are bound to happen, you are best off preparing […]


Helmet Ratings: What Do They Mean?

If you’re in the market for a motorcycle helmet, you’ve probably questioned the multiple rating standards that are out there. We are frequently asked which rating standard is the best. That question is not so easily answered. Here is a guide to five of the most common helmet standards used across the world. Snell The Snell testing procedure includes impact, position stability […]

Beginner’s Guide to Ride: Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of the Riders Discount Beginner’s Guide to Ride! We hope you enjoyed Part 1 of our guide and that it’s helped you become more comfortable as a beginner rider, inspired you to ride, or even brushed up you veteran riders with some helpful and maybe forgotten advice. We left off last […]


Beginner’s Guide to Ride: Part 1

At Riders Discount, spring is the greatest time of the year. Why? Because spring means the ice has melted, the sun has come back to us, and it’s finally time to ride. It also happens to be May, which has been designated Motorcycle Safety Awareness month. As motorcycle enthusiasts, we care about our customers new […]

Featured photo taken of Danny Eslick at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

10 Steps to Dry: The Perfect Motorcycle Rain Jacket

As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers, but that’s not all! April also brings two wheel riders back on the road. If you’re as excited as we are about finally being able to ride after a long winter, you’re probably already back on the road. We hope you’re wearing proper protective gear, but […]

Products pictured are Alpinestars Bogota Drystar Textile Jacket and Alpinestars Jaws Perforated Leather Jacket.

The Great Debate: Leather vs. Textile Jackets

Leather or textile? It’s one of the most common rider questions and the debate goes on and on, but in the end there is no overall right choice, just a right choice for each rider. Choosing which material suits you best, is the most personal part of picking a motorcycle jacket. We know what you […]