See and Be Seen: Motorcycle Safety Tips

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s definitive Hurt Report on the causes of motorcycle accidents, two-thirds of motorcycle accidents are caused by drivers of other vehicles violating the motorcycle’s right-of-way. In fact, the failure of motorists to detect and … Continued

6 Backyard Landscaping Ideas on a Budget

Low-budget landscaping needn’t be bare-bones. A little money and effort can create a big impact regardless of how much space you have. Before starting your backyard renovation, have a design in mind. It’s easy to be wooed by beautiful blooms … Continued

6 Driving Tips From Veteran Motorcyclists to Improve Safety

With 8.6 million motorcycles on the road, hitting the open highway on a bike is becoming increasingly popular. While popularity rises, so do safety concerns. In 2015, 88,000 motorcyclists were injured in crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety … Continued

7 of the Coolest Motorcycle Names of All Time

When companies set out to name a motorcycle, they generally try to come up with something that reflects its personality. The motorcycle name sets the tone and the expectation for what’s in store for the buyer. But that hasn’t always … Continued

The Essential Winter Camping Checklist

If you’re an outdoors enthusiast, you know that camping in the winter can be just as thrilling as summertime. But before you go, make sure you pack essential winter camping gear and take proper safety precautions. Check out this helpful … Continued

Is Your RV Ready for Colder Weather?

For many people, recreational vehicles (RVs) or motor homes are meant for warm weather fun. But not everyone puts them away when the temperatures begin to drop. Winter RVing can be a fun way to get around in the colder … Continued

Enjoy Pure Nature on a Day Trip From Seattle

The “Emerald City,” as Seattle is known, earns its nickname from the lush evergreen forests that surround this cultural capital of the Northwest. While the city offers a number of iconic sites for visitors to enjoy, from the Space Needle … Continued

4 Essential Boating Safety Tips

As the weather turns warmer, more water sports enthusiasts will be out on the water with their recreational powerboats and watercrafts – and accidents will happen. According to 2015 Coast Guard statistics, 85% of drowning victims were not wearing life … Continued

On a Roll: Scooters Hitting the Streets Again

In the 1980s, scooters and mopeds enjoyed brisk sales and became a popular way for getting around town. But the demand for these low-cost rides seemed to disappear almost immediately, thanks, in part, to more economical cars and falling gas … Continued