1. The Biker’s List of New Year’s Resolutions

    New Paths and Possibilities for Bikers in 2021 It’s finally time to bid farewell to one of the more tumultuous years in recent memory. While reflecting on this past year, it’s a good time to think about the possibilities that a new year holds and to create a new list of resolutions, hopes, and goals for moving forward. But as a biker, you’re not going to make just any new year’s resolution…Read More

  2. The Key to Reliable Motorcycles

    10 Ways to Keep Your Ride Running Smoothly In the same way that your body functions better when you invest more time and energy into eating right and staying active, your motorcycle will stay properly functioning with consistent care and maintenance. If you ignore your motorcycle, leaving it to gather dust in-between rides, it will soon become more and more sluggish, and eventually, fail premature…Read More

  3. Summer Motorcycle Safety Tips All Riders Should Know

    At Ruhnke’s Xtreme Cycles, we know that summertime is the prime motorcycle season. With that in mind, it’s vital that you and other riders keep safety measures in mind when hitting the road. To help keep our customers safe, we’ve compiled a tidy list of some basic safety precautions to take into account before your next big ride. 6 Safety Checks Before You Ride You shouldn’t wait until you…Read More

  4. 8 Tips for Staying Cool This Summer

    Clear summer skies can be the opportune time to fire up the bike and go for a long ride. Those sunny days can be deceptive, however, as rising temperatures can take their toll on your body, putting you at risk for injury or worse. With that in mind, here are 8 tips that we at Ruhnke’s Xtreme Cycles have put together to keep you riding with your head held high, even in the middle of July. Drink L…Read More

  5. What to Wear for Summer Riding

    Beat the Heat by Dressing for Success Given the option, we’re fairly certain that most riders wouldn’t make the choice to go for a long, long ride in the oppressive summer heat. However, sometimes the Point B to your Point A is on the other side of a long stretch of highway that goes straight through the desert. The uneducated rider could be tempted to shed layers in order to combat the scorch…Read More

  6. Easy Motorcycle Rider Stereotypes

    Learning to Ride With a Sense of Humor With all that’s going on in the world around us, we figured it was time for a little levity. After the simply roaring success of our “How to Let Everyone Know You Ride a Motorcycle” post, we figured we’d throw a few more jabs at the community we love so very much. So let’s take a look at a few figures we all might recognize at the next group ride. T…Read More

  7. How to Stay Ride-Ready During a Pandemic

    Riding Free in the Age of Coronavirus Unless you’ve got axle grease packed in your ears, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the COVID-19 global pandemic. It’s all over the news and for good reason. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy to keep yourself safe during this crisis (so long as you follow the CDC’s guidelines), but keeping yourself entertained while social distancing is another thing entir…Read More

  8. Tips for Your First Long-Distance Motorcycle Ride

    Entering the Proving Grounds After countless laps around parking lots, hundreds of miles of city traffic, and dozens of half-day trips to nearby Midland, you’ve got that itch. No longer content to just treat your bike as a simple commuter, you’re ready to hit the road and take part in that timeless tradition - The Motorcycle Road Trip. But there’s more to a long-distance ride than just keepi…Read More

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    What to Look for In a Motorcycle Trailer

    You love to ride your motorcycle. It gives you the freedom and a connection with nature that is hard to come by with other vehicles. You can feel the air as you cruise along the highway or on a dirt path, feel the sun’s rays warm you, and see all around you unhindered. Now that you have your motorcycle, you’ll probably need a motorcycle trailer to haul it around, especially if you have a dirt …Read More

  10. How to Let Everyone Know You Ride a Motorcycle

    Kings of the Highway The door to the room swings open with a bang, and a modern-day knight clad in black leather strides in. Helmet clutched in one hand and riding gloves in the other, this guy works his way across the room as your friend leans over and whispers “this guy rides.” Instinctively, you knew this to be true. His entire aura just reeks of motor oil and gasoline. You see, riding a mo…Read More