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Thinking about some upgrades to your bike? Read about the different parts and accessories you can use for your motorcycle in these articles.

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Is all motorcycle apparel made of leather?

Today's motorcycle apparel can be made of leather or modern synthetics. Both provide abrasion resistance in case of a crash, but leather will give you the best protection.


Quiz: Can you beat the heat on your bike?

 Quiz: Can you beat the heat on your bike?

Can you choose the best motorcycle accessories for health and safety in warm weather? Take the warm-weather motorcycling quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Cold-weather Motorcycle Accessories

 10 Cold-weather Motorcycle Accessories

Cold-weather motorcycle accessories can help keep your ride comfortable in the cooler seasons. Read about 10 motorcycle accessories for cold weather at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What motorcycle accessories will help me stay cool?

 What motorcycle accessories will help me stay cool?

What motorcycle accessories will help me stay cool? Read about motorcycle accessories for hot weather at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Is all motorcycle apparel made of leather?

 Is all motorcycle apparel made of leather?

Is all motorcycle apparel made of leather? Explore your options for motorcycle clothing at HowStuffWorks, and learn why leather might be best. See more »

10 Women's Motorcycle Clothing Accessories

 10 Women's Motorcycle Clothing Accessories

Today women are discovering the fun of motorcycles on their own. Learn about 10 women's motorcycle clothing accessories that you'll need. See more »

10 Warm-weather Motorcycle Accessories

 10 Warm-weather Motorcycle Accessories

Hot weather is a blessing and a curse for motorcyclists. You always need the right gear, so check out these 10 warm-weather motorcycle accessories. See more »

Are tire warmers a good investment in safety?

 Are tire warmers a good investment in safety?

Are tire warmers a good investment in safety? Read about whether you should get tire warmers for your motorcycle. See more »

The Ultimate Motorcycle Tire Accessory Quiz

 The Ultimate Motorcycle Tire Accessory Quiz

Have you learned anything about motorcycle tire accessories? Try this quiz about motorcycle tire accessories to test what you really know. See more »

10 Motorcycle Tires and Tire Accessories

 10 Motorcycle Tires and Tire Accessories

Choosing the right motorcycle tires and tire accessories is essential. Read about 10 types of motorcycle tires and tire accessories at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Fact or Fiction: Motorcycle Body Armor

 Fact or Fiction: Motorcycle Body Armor

Are you an expert on motorcycle leathers and body armor? Take this quiz about motorcycle body armor to test what you know. See more »