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How To Ride Your Motorcycle With a Passenger

Jake Robison

Posted: Oct 22 2022

Riding with a passenger can make the trip a lot more fun, but it's not something you just do. Any additions to the motorcycle will impact how it rides. When the addition is a person, the changes ...

What You Should Know About Resale Motorcycle Values

Jake Robison

Posted: Oct 22 2022

There are as many reasons to sell a used motorcycle as there are to buy a new one. Whether you plan on upgrading to a new ride or moving on from those carefree days on the open road entirely, it ...

Cars Aren't the Only Vehicle In Demand: Why NOW is the Right Time to Sell Your Motorcycle

Jake Robison

Posted: Oct 22 2022

Whether you're upgrading your bike or simply making room in the garage, selling your motorcycle is one of the best ways to make some quick cash. Timing is everything, though, and selling at the r...

Make Yourself Comfortable on Your Harley

Jake Robison

Posted: Sep 13 2022

The Harley-Davidson brand has become a staple of American culture, and with good reason. Harleys are impressive bikes. They're fast, powerful, and look amazing. Unfortunately, though, riding a Ha...

Taking Your Fur Ball Along For the Ride: Tips To Ride Safely With Your Dog

Jake Robison

Posted: Sep 13 2022

Despite stereotypes to the contrary, bikers are just like the rest of us—they treat their pets like family. At the American Motorcycle Trading Co., we know riders, and we understand how they love...

When Unexpected Weather Strikes: Tips for Safely Riding Your Motorcycle

Jake Robison

Posted: Sep 13 2022

Few things compare to the freedom and exhilaration of riding a motorcycle on a beautiful, sunny day. You know the type of weather we’re talking about. The temperature isn’t too hot or too cool, a...

Street Bikes Versus Dirt Bikes: Which One Is For You?

Jake Robison

Posted: Sep 13 2022

Motorcycles seem to be gaining popularity over the last few years. While they’ve been drawing attention for nearly a century and a half, people are increasingly showing interest in these two-whee...

What You Need to Know as a Motorcycle Passenger

Jake Robison

Posted: Aug 09 2022

Many assume that motorcycle passengers have it easier than those riding in cars, but that's not the case. For your safety and that of the rider, good etiquette is essential. As you're getting rea...

Top 10 Apps for Motorcyclists

Jake Robison

Posted: Jul 30 2022

  Riding, like most things in life today, is evolving. Bikers can now choose bikes built for performance, comfort, or a combination of the two, and modern motorcycles are ready to challenge even...

Why You Should Upgrade to a Harley-Davidson CVO

Jake Robison

Posted: Jul 30 2022

No matter how long you’ve been on two wheels, you’ve probably heard of Harley-Davidson. The name is synonymous with freedom and tradition, and the brand has left its mark on many of us. For over ...

10 Best Long-Distance Motorcycles

Jake Robison

Posted: Jul 13 2022

Few things are as thrilling as riding a motorcycle on a road trip.  However, to get the most from the experience, it’s essential to have a bike built for long-distance travel. When choosing the r...

Taking a Look at the 10 Best Harley-Davidson Motorcycles of All Time

Jake Robison

Posted: Jul 01 2022

Harley-Davidson has grown to become a world-renowned name in the motorcycle industry. At this point, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn’t heard of the brand in at least some capacity....

What's Too High of Mileage When Buying Used Cycles

Jake Robison

Posted: Jun 28 2022

Buying a motorcycle is an exciting time and buying a used one is a great way to get the bike of your dreams at a discount. However, unless you are a seasoned motorcycle buyer, it can be hard to k...

Top 10 Tips for Long Distance Motorcycle Rides

Jake Robison

Posted: Jun 28 2022

Millions of people around the world share a passion for motorcycling, and all do it for varied reasons. Whether they’re riding solo or with a group, getting out in the wind is an individual exper...

The Cost of Motorcycle Maintenance

Jake Robison

Posted: Jun 28 2022

While motorcyclists get to feel the wind in their hair and the freedom of the open road, riding comes at a higher cost than many realize. The price of the bike and safety gear is just the start; ...

Inspection Checklist for Pre-Owned Motorcycles

Jake Robison

Posted: Jun 28 2022

A sign by the road sits on a bike that looks amazing at first glance. An ad online has a photo of a motorcycle that looks perfect. Are they worth the cost? Will they be a fantastic find, or will ...

6 Biker's Bucket List Destinations in the US

Jake Robison

Posted: Mar 29 2022

There is nothing quite like visiting someplace new to help someone feel alive and in the moment. This is also true of motorcycle riding in general. As the entire experience is more elemental than...

10 Most Influential Bikers of All Time

Jake Robison

Posted: Mar 04 2022

For as long as there have been motorized cars, there have been motorcycles. In 1885, Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach created the very first internal combustion, gas-fueled motorcycle. The mo...