Articles by: Jason Kirkland

Jason (the hawk) Kirkland is an avid motorcycle enthusiast who has ridden competitively as a teenager and has been on two wheels for the best part of his life. Now on a mission to teach bike safety to the next generation.
Are All Motorcycle Helmets Created Equal?

Are All Motorcycle Helmets Created Equal?

No, all motorcycle helmets are not created equal. There is a large variety and they come in a multitude of different shapes, sizes, types, styles, and materials. In this article we will explain everything you need to know to choose the right helmet for you.

Why You Should Wear a Helmet While Riding a Motorcycle

Why You Should Wear a Helmet While Riding a Motorcycle

Despite being designed to protect the most important body part, not all motorcycle riders enjoy wearing helmets. Perhaps they make riding less fun and comfortable, while others claim they don’t really work anyway. In reality, helmets can and do lower the risks of severe head injuries in case of an […]

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How To Prep a Motorcycle Helmet for Painting

How To Prep a Motorcycle Helmet for Painting

Customizing riding gear, such as painting helmets or putting patches on a leather jacket, is common among riders of all levels. It’s not always necessary to avail the services of a pro when personalizing these accessories. After all, most of the required tools and materials are easily accessible to anyone. […]

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How To Put On A Motorcycle Helmet With Long Hair

How To Put On A Motorcycle Helmet With Long Hair

When riding your motorcycle in an open area, it’s common for people with long hair to have challenges focusing on the road. Inconveniences such as obstructed view and itching can easily turn a fun ride into an annoying experience.

How To Repair a Chipped Motorcycle Helmet

How To Repair a Chipped Motorcycle Helmet

For most riding enthusiasts, few things are more annoying or disappointing than having a scratch on their shiny headgear. If you consider yourself a motorhead, too, you should know how to repair a chipped motorcycle helmet. This skill will come in handy if you bump your helmet on a door […]

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Can You Wear Sunglasses Under Motorcycle Helmet?

Can You Wear Sunglasses Under Motorcycle Helmet?

Can you wear sunglasses under motorcycle helmet? If you are on the road a lot, you have probably asked this at some point. After all, you are exposed to the elements for hours on end, so this is a good question to ask. The sun shining directly on your eyes […]

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What States Have Motorcycle Helmet Laws?

What States Have Motorcycle Helmet Laws?

If you love taking long rides on two wheels, you need to know what states have motorcycle helmet laws. A motorcycle requires you to maintain balance, which is hard enough to do. It is also lighter, so the slightest bump can send it crashing. In other words, riders like you […]

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How To Strap a Motorcycle Helmet: Proper Techniques for Different Buckle Types

How To Strap a Motorcycle Helmet: Proper Techniques for Different Buckle Types

Many riders are unsure of how to strap a motorcycle helmet properly, especially if it features a D-ring buckle. Some fasten it the wrong way, while others just give up and choose not to use it altogether. This creates a very dangerous situation on the road, not only for the […]

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What To Do With Old Motorcycle Helmet: 8 Ways To Dispose of Your Protective Headgear

What To Do With Old Motorcycle Helmet: 8 Ways To Dispose of Your Protective Headgear

Don’t know what to do with old motorcycle helmet? Should you throw it away, donate it, or just leave it on display on a shelf at home? Motorcycle enthusiasts have to answer these difficult questions every few years. If you do not know your options, you have come to the […]

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How To Mount GoPro on Motorcycle Helmet: The Different Methods

How To Mount GoPro on Motorcycle Helmet: The Different Methods

Learning how to mount GoPro on motorcycle helmets is a fantastic way to capture the most exciting parts of your adventures. Also, it’s a sure-fire way to protect you in the event of an accident. With that said, finding the perfect mounting position can be challenging based on your helmet […]

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