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Don't overlook the valve stems

A slow leak can quickly become disastrous if your tire blows out while traveling at a high speed. That’s why it’s crucial to regularly check for bent, cracked, or rotted valve stems.

Motorcycle front suspension tips

Proper setup of your bike's suspension is crucial for a smooth and safe ride. Here are some reasons why your front suspension should not be overlooked.

Motorcycle awareness

May is “Motorcycle Awareness Month

Motorcycle road trip checklist

Markel's motorcycle road trip planner and checklist helps you prepare for the trip of a lifetime.

Safety tips for group motorcycle rides

Master group motorcycle riding with these 10 helpful tips. Then, enjoy the open road with your friends.

California coastline motorcycle rides

When planning your next motorcycle ride, consider exploring the California coastline. Here are three beautiful trips that will take you through exhilarating curves and over picturesque hilltops.

Motorcycle tire safety tips

It’s important to regularly inspect your tires for wear and proper inflation. Here are some tips on how to make sure your motorcycle tires are in good condition.

Tips for finding the perfect motorcycle

Thinking about buying a motorcycle? Get Markel's tips on finding the perfect motorcycle for you!

6 ways to get affordable motorcycle insurance

Here are a few things you can do to lower your motorcycle insurance rates and take some of the sting out of paying the bill.

The truth about motorcycle coolant

There are a lot of misconceptions out there about your motorcycle’s cooling system. Learn the truth about your coolant and avoid a potential breakdown.