Sargent Cycle Products motorcycle-related articles.
December 2022 Blog
If you’re planning to take some time off over the holidays, why not take a motorcycle road trip? We all know the importance of ensuring our bikes are properly serviced and safe before starting a longer trip. However, there are some additional details that often get ignored and in doing so can put a damper on your fun. Here are some reminders to consider in advance of your next overnighter.
November 2022 Blog
While the holidays are often filled with fun and family, they can also bring added stress into our lives. At Sargent Cycle Products, we know that one of the best ways to take a breather is to hop on your motorcycle and ride. In fact, a UCLA study, funded by Harley Davidson, found that riding a motorcycle decreased hormonal biomarkers of stress by 28 percent! Here are a few more health benefits of hitting the road.
October 2022 Blog
With changing leaves and a fall breeze, there is no doubt that October is one of the best months to enjoy some good rides. Not only is this the perfect time of year for motorcyclists to soak up the last of the riding season, we also get to celebrate National Motorcycle Ride Day! No matter what motorcycle you ride or what type of rider you are, this is a day to have some fun, relieve some stress, and enjoy all the pleasures that come with riding a motorcycle.
September 2022 Blog
There is no question that motorcycling is one of the most beloved pastimes of bike enthusiasts across the country. But it is also true that riding a motorcycle presents a larger number of risks than other forms of transportation. With riding season in full swing, it is important for bikers to re-visit the topic of motorcycle safety and understand the proper steps to take in the event of an unexpected injury.
August 2022 Blog
One of the largest expenses for any type of vehicle is it consumables – or parts that wear out over a period of time and need to be replaced, such as tires. For many bike owners, tires are at the top of the list for maintenance expenses, so getting the maximum life out of them is essential.
July 2022 Blog
Considering the many possible road conditions that can occur during a rainstorm, it is important for all motorcyclists to be prepared before a ride, no matter the distance. Here are a few easy preparation tips to consider before hitting the road:
June 2022 Blog
Warm, sunny weather and longer days are just a couple reasons why summer is considered prime time for motorcycling. However, riding long distances in the summer heat can make bikers much more vulnerable to dehydration and heat-exhaustion – two conditions that can often sneak up on you until you realize what’s actually happening.
May 2022 Blog - UPDATED WITH RELATED LINK TO ADVMOTO ARTICLE (AUG 2022)
In our efforts to support Ukraine and the many families and individuals who have continued to be living through these horrific events, we would like to shed some light on the history of a popular Ukrainian motorcycle company popularly known as KMV.
April 2022 Blog
Biking season is in full swing, but that is not the only reason why riders should be gearing up. In the past month, Americans across the country have seen gas prices soar to $4+ a gallon, and in return, local motorcycle dealerships have been selling a lot more bikes. With gas prices at an all-time high, many are turning to other alternatives to get around effectively. While walking, carpooling or riding a bicycle are a few options, one of the best solutions to negate rising gas prices is...
March 2022 Blog
For many bikers, a motorcycle ride isn’t about reaching a destination, but about enjoying the freeing experience of traveling an open road for miles on end. This is especially true for long-distance rides. However, the most experienced riders on the road will tell you that it is always better to “ride smarter, not harder." Unlike making your daily riding commutes and weekend rides, long-distance motorcycle touring takes a considerable amount of preparation and expertise to ensure a fun and safe experience....Read More of the Article
February 2022 Blog
There is nothing like hitting the road with some friends to enjoy a group motorcycle ride. However, riding a motorcycle in a group is much different than riding alone. Before taking off with your pals, it is important to understand basic group riding etiquette to do your part to keep the group safe at all times...
January 2022 Blog
For any motorcycle enthusiast, there is nothing more exhilarating than taking your bike out for a long ride. However, it is important to always keep in mind that riding a motorcycle can be a dangerous activity if proper safety precautions are not taken. Unlike automobile drivers, the inherent exposure and vulnerability of motorcyclists increases the risk of bodily injuries and even fatal consequences...
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December 2021 Blog
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Finding the perfect Christmas gift for the motorcyclist in your family or a friend who rides is at once, easy, and hard. Easy, because you know they will probably really appreciate something related to their favorite pastime – motorcycle riding; hard, because there are so many great gift ideas for motorcyclists out there. Which presents will they most prefer? The answer, of course, is whichever gifts you choose for them. ...
November 2021 Blog The Best Rides To See Fall Color In November
Catch the Changing Leaves at These Top Late Season Spots for Colorful Fall Foliage
As almost any rider will attest, fall is one the most beautiful and refreshing times of the year for a motorcycle ride. The air is crisp and clear, the temperatures are cool but not uncomfortable, and the leaves begin to change color, producing spectacular scenery and unforgettable memories...Read More of the Article
October 2021 Blog Hot Tips For Cold Weather Motorcycle Riding
Summer has officially come to an end and the cooler months are quickly approaching. However, for many passionate motorcyclists, there is no such thing as an “off-season” when it comes to enjoying a nice ride. As many bikers know, riding in cold climates is not always easy. Harsh winds, low temperatures and unexpected rain are just a few of the potential obstacles that can interfere with long- or short-distance rides....Read More of the Article
September 2021 Why You Should Choose Sargent Cycle Products for Your Custom Motorcycle Seats.
Having the right bike seat can make or break your entire riding experience. When it comes to finding the perfect motorcycle seat, comfort is typically and understandably the main concern among cyclists. Before getting a custom seat made for your bike, it is necessary to consider not only the type of riding you do, but also what design types are best suited for your body type. There are many different types of motorcycle seat options out there and it is important to keep in mind that comfort may mean different things to different people...Read More of the Article
August 2021 Sargent Releases its REVolution Seat Upgrade for BMW, KTM, and Honda Models.
At Sargent, we are always looking for ways to bring our signature World Sport technology to more models, faster, through our OEM seat upgrades. We have recently expanded our REVolution OEM seat upgrade offerings, and now customers can send in seats from their BMW S1000 XR (2020+), KTM 790 Adventure / Adventure R, or Honda Africa Twin (2020+) for our experts to improve overall comfort. The REVolution OEM Seat Upgrade is Sargent’s premiere seat upgrade service that allows customers to send their seats to us for professional installation of new Zone Suspension and Body Contour Technology foam and hand-crafted, marine-grade seat cover. Our team works its magic, then we ship the upgraded seat back to the customer...Read More of the Article
July 2021 Get Ready for the 2021 Women on Wheels Ride-In Rally
Today, motorcycling being viewed as a “masculine” activity is a thing of the past. Thanks in large part to Millennials and Generation X, women motorcyclists have become a growing trend that only continues to expand. There has also been a rise in women riders in their 30s, 40s, 50s who have pushed themselves to overcome the personal challenges it takes to ride a motorcycle, leaving a few different societal stereotypes behind. Can you believe that today, one in five motorcycle riders are female? Let’s go girls! ...Read More of the Article