Month: September 2020

Tens of Thousands of Motorcyclists Pack Lake of the Ozarks for Bike Rally

Courtesy of LakeBikefest
Courtesy of LakeBikefest

Along the Bagnell Dam Strip in the heart of the Lake of the Ozarks, thousands of motorcycles are tightly parked in the middle of a two-lane highway.

Tourists from across the country have been cutting loose along the historic stretch, known as the “main party hub” of the Missouri resort area, for months—but over the last three days, the highway lined with bars, hotels, and concert venues has been home to one of the largest motorcycle rallies in the Midwest: Lake of the Ozarks’ Bikefest. 

Tens of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts have flooded the area for the annual rally, which started Wednesday, participating in five days of rides, fairs, music concerts, and coordinated stops at local bars and restaurants. 

Did Sturgis Really Infect 250,000 People?

In one video from Thursday night, hundreds of patrons—most maskless—could be seen crowding into the strip’s bars and restaurants, clearly flouting

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Do you or do you not need to mod your motorcycle?

When you have been exposed to the motorcycle scene long enough, the next target after getting your trusty steed would be “modding it”.

These modifications make your motorcycle a reflection of your taste as well as your needs—to have more confidence in your bike and enjoy a better riding experience with it.

Honda Philippines, Inc. (HPI) gave some basic yet essential motorcycle modifications that can benefit a rider in terms of safety and convenience.

  • LED Lights. Better illumination would help fellow vehicle drivers on the road to see you, most especially during nighttime.

  • Anti-Theft Alarms. Despite the presence of chains and locks, thieves nowadays are very much equipped to break these so it still pays to install an anti-theft alarm on your motorcycle to deter possible theft.

  • Utility Box. This can be vary to fit the needs of every rider. These boxes come in different sizes

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The Best Fall Outerwear, From Motorcycle Jackets to Drizzle-Friendly Coats

The temperatures are cooling and autumn’s arrival is near, which means it’s time to reassess your cold weather wardrobe. Whether your locale experiences actual seasons or you enjoy year-round sweater weather, shopping for the best fall outerwear can be overwhelming as the market offers no shortage of options ranging from technical to high fashion.

That’s why we’ve sorted out some worthy contenders for you.

How to Shop for Fall Outerwear

As you’re looking for a good fall jacket for transitioning between summer and winter, there are plenty of things to consider. Here are a few of them:

  • Climate: Easily the most important factor when choosing autumn outerwear, weather conditions such as temperature, wind, humidity, rain, and atmospheric pressure will determine what type of jacket or coat will be most effective in protecting you from the elements.
  • Activity and durability: In addition to the weather, keep in mind how and
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Top Chef Contestant Aaron Grissom Dead at 34 After Motorcycle Accident

Chef Aaron Grissom, who competed in Season 12 of Bravo’s Top Chef, has died at the age of 34 in a fatal motorcycle accident, the network confirmed on Friday.

Grissom passed away after crashing his motorcycle in his native Tacoma, according to the News Tribune. His death was ruled an accident by the local medical examiner.

“Bravo and the Top Chef family are saddened to learn about the passing of Chef Aaron Grissom from Season 12: Boston,” a Bravo spokesperson said in a statement. “Our deepest sympathy goes out to his family and friends.”

Grissom competed in the twelfth season of the Bravo cooking competition, which was set in Boston and aired in 2014. Grissom was known for his confident, confrontational style; he finished 11th out of 16 contestants. (Mei Lin won the title of Top Chef in the season finale, defeating runner-up Gregory Gourdet.) A year earlier,

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