You generally can’t reserve a spot, but you get preferred boarding. Good news. On most routes, the motorcycle fare is up to 50% less than a standard vehicle. Especially during the summer months, taking a motorcycle trip through the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island can be an outstanding experience. BC Ferries policy is loading of…Read More
Lisa Kyllonen, Content Reporter at Motorcycles OK “I look my best when I take my helmet off after a long motorcycle ride. I have a glow and a bit of helmet hair.” Eric Bana (Australian actor and comedian) As Eric says, a bit of helmet hair is not a bad thing, but it’s not a…Read More
Check waiting times in advance goes without saying. These tips can help too. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will generally ask questions related to your citizenship and your destination. (Where are you going? How long are you staying?) There are special considerations for motorcycle travellers. #1: I.D. is Required. Customs and Border Protection will…Read More
According to www.ridetowork.org the 25th annual Motorcycle Ride to Work Day is Monday, June 20th. It also has the pleasant coincidence of falling on the Summer Solstice (3:34 PM, for those in Vancouver). Could a Monday get any better? A regular follow-up to Motorcycle Awareness Month, on this day millions of workers around the world…Read More
California is often held up as a leader, allowing lane splitting. However, as the California Highway Patrol says in their “California Motorcycle Safety Program”, lane splitting is not illegal in the state of California when done “in a safe and prudent manner”. While not specifically permitted or prohibited in the California Vehicle Code, lane-splitting authority…Read More
Here’s the story of how MOTORCYCLES OK was born. I think it may have started with a very used Honda 90; my first motorcycle. The guys at Gear Patrol place it at the top of the most iconic bikes list for good reason. Over 60 million (yes, you read that right) have been produced. I was never able to…Read More
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