How-to videos and articles, "tips & tricks", useful reference information, handouts from Cycle Fest presentations, links... whatever! We've collected and posted stuff to make your motorcycling better; after all - it's about the ride!
Download a copy of the Sidecar Manual. If you're interested in or curious about Sidecars,The United Sidecar Association has been carrying the banner for this aspect of motorcycling for many years. The USA also has .pdf files of a remarkable old (1920!) book called "Motorcycles, Sidecars, and Cyclecars" that's definitely worth a look.
BMW Press Releases are available by clicking the link. Find out what's new from the source.
Compare the seat height options available for most BMW motorcycles with this . Did you know there were 8 available seat configurations for a 2010 R1200R? Wow! (Best viewing size for this large format poster is 50%.)
Exhaust System Guidelines. Wondering if that full replacement system or slip-on exhaust will be legal to use on your bike in California? The Motorcycle Industry Council has prepared . Although mainly aimed at helping dealers to understand the rules, you'll find it helpful.
First aid information,First Aid Checklist, After the Accident and Check-Call-Care (all documents in .pdf format.) What if your ride ends unexpectedly when your riding buddy goes down? What should you do? What should you NOT do? Fire captain, paramedic and long time rider Phil Challinor shared his education and experience at our Jan., 2012 Cycle Fest. Here are the handouts:
Introduction to Track Day Presenter Vic Anderson from Zoom-Zoom Track Days prepared these notes about preparing your bike, preparing yourself for a day at the track.