Who Makes NAPA Batteries? Are They Worth It?

who makes napa batteries

NAPA is a company that many people know. But not everyone knows who makes their batteries. The company does not tell you who manufactures their own brand’s car batteries. Who Makes Napa Batteries? East Penn Manufacturing is the company that makes NAPA batteries since 2009. East Penn has been producing lead-acid batteries for over 70 …

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3 Best Motorcycle Jacket for Tall Riders

Best Motorcycle Jacket for Tall Riders

Motorcycle jackets are essential for riders, and clothes matter a lot in this case. For tall people, finding the best jacket that fits them perfectly often proves challenging. But don’t worry because we are here with some fantastic suggestions for motorcycle jackets. What makes a Good Jacket for Tall Riders? Find a jacket that fits …

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How to Get Started Motorcycle Touring

how to get started motorcycle touring

You have decided to take a long-distance motorcycle road trip, so what’s next? In this post, I cover the practical and some “big picture” topics that will make your journey as smooth as possible. Long distance on a motorcycle is a very different experience than by car since you can’t take a lot of stuff …

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How to Plan a Long-Distance Motorcycle Trip

Some folks are OK with just jumping in the car and heading out for a long road trip with as little as maybe checking the oil and filling up with gas. I can’t see too many experienced touring riders doing the same. Traveling on a motorcycle is very different since you are always part of …

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Motorcycle Floorboards and Heel Toe Shifting, Worth It?

Deciding on whether or not to install floorboards and a heel-toe shifter setup is going to be a very personal decision. Reading reviews, and how riders feel about them it seems to be split 50/50. They either love’em or hate them, not too much in between. So, with this in mind, I did some research …

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What to Do When Caught in the Rain on a Motorcycle

If it’s a light rain or brief shower – simply reduce your speed and drive carefully (following the tips below) and you will get to your destination safely – although you may be a little uncomfortable. When the rain is heavier, and particularly accompanied by lightening your primary concern is safety. The intensity of the …

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Motorcycle Headlight – Hi Beam all the Time?

Should I run with high beams on during the day? When you first think it over it seems the correct answer is – yes. Since your hi-beam puts out more light you will be more visible, and being more visible means you are safer, right?  Well, the catch is that modern motorcycle LED technology makes hi-beams extremely …

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