3 Things to Do to Prepare for Motorcycle Season

Woman putting on helmet to ride motorcycle.The frigid and snowy days of winter are over for now, and those who own motorcycles have one thing on their minds: it’s finally time to break out the bike again! As the weather gets more seasonable and overall driving conditions improve across New England, many motorcyclists are chomping at the bit to take a ride. But in between pulling your bike out of storage and hitting the roads, there are a few things you should do to prepare for motorcycle season. From brushing up on your riding skills to checking the bike for any necessary repairs, let’s review the checklist.  [Read more…]

Why You Need Personal Property Insurance on Your Motorcycle

A man walking away from a motorcycle with a helmet in his armsYou can’t predict when something will be lost or stolen, but you can be prepared and covered should it ever happen to you. Personal property insurance is often overlooked, though it is very important, especially if you plan to ride with expensive equipment. Whether you’re going for a quick ride, to a rally, or on a road trip with friends, the last thing you should have to worry about is replacing lost or stolen gear. Personal property insurance helps put that worry to ease. [Read more…]

Motorcycle Safety and Insurance

Motorcycles on the road.There were 125,270 motorcycles registered in Massachusetts in 2014. Whether it’s an expression of rebellion or simply another method of transportation all 125,270 of those motorcycles are required to have insurance. The risk of causing an accident and the damage to the motorcycle itself is generally costlier than damages to another motor vehicle. Motorcycle insurance with a standard policy only covers pedestrians but, it does not cover the injuries of the driver or passengers. This is all the more reason for motorcycle riders to engage in safe driving habits. [Read more…]

5 Tips to Reducing Motorcycle Insurance Costs

Taking a motorcycle out for a ride.The reasons to own a motorcycle are as varied as the bikes themselves as well as the drivers. To some it’s a break from conformity, to others it’s a fun second vehicle, and to some it’s a less expensive form of transportation. Regardless of your reasons for owning one, just like with a car you’re required to have it insured. And while many motorcycles close less than equivalent cars, it’s sometimes shocking how much your insurance policy premiums can be. Here are five tips for reducing motorcycle insurance costs: [Read more…]

Should I Buy a Motorcycle?

We all know that every form of transportation, even good old fashioned walking, comes with some type of risk, and motorcycles are no exception. But to people who love motorcycles, there are plenty of benefits. It’s an exhilarating experience of the outdoors. Plus, it’s fuel-efficient. Here are a few things to consider before you purchase a motorcycle. [Read more…]

Motorcycle Safety Tips

It’s summer, so what better way to celebrate than taking the old Harley for a spin? [Read more…]