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Moto-camp
September 17, 2021
Considering Motorcycle Camping? Here are some tips to get you started
Posted in: Destinations, Trips, & Rides
by Kevin Bushell for Riders Plus Insurance

The first time I went moto-camping, I pulled into my campsite and started gathering firewood. A lady from a neighbouring campsite wandered over and, in the process of telling me that I’m supposed to buy the firewood not gather it, she said something that struck me at the time: “My husband is so jealous!” Okay, […]

Preparing for a multi-day motorcycle trip.
August 13, 2021
Preparing For A Multi-Day Motorcycle Trip
Posted in: Destinations, Trips, & Rides
by Emily Roberts for Riders Plus Insurance

As you become a more seasoned moto-traveller you’ll find ways to become more efficient with packing and smarter with your money and time. But, when you’re starting out on your first few trips, it can be overwhelming preparing everything you need. Travelling by bike requires an adequate level of minimalism, and just a bit of […]

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October 21, 2020
Make the Most out of Riding Before Winter Hits: 5 Fall Routes for the End of Riding Season
Posted in: Destinations, Trips, & Rides
by Emily Roberts for Riders Plus Insurance

As the leaves provide us with an exceptional fall palette of colours, it becomes relatively abundant that we are nearing the end of our riding season. So how do we make the most of it? Well, ride the best roads, of course. Gear up as I talk about some great and memorable rides to hit […]

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September 13, 2019
Getting Started with Moto-Camping
Posted in: Destinations, Trips, & Rides
by Liz Jansen

Moto-camping extends the freedom we get from riding. We get to spend more quality time with our bikes, cruise the open roads and explore the great outdoors. However, it does necessitate more planning and preparation than pulling up to a motel. A few wise decisions make the difference between enjoyment and misery. To help successfully […]

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August 26, 2019
How to Prepare for Solo Motorcycle Travel
Posted in: Destinations, Trips, & Rides
by Liz Jansen

Solo travel epitomizes the heart and soul of motorcycle riding. Yet even seasoned riders shy away from it, until they’ve tried it. While it seems daunting to the uninitiated, a carefully thought-out initiation will make you wonder why you’ve waited. Travelling alone gives you the freedom to go wherever you want, when you want, and […]

motorcycle riding routes
July 12, 2019
Best Motorcycle Routes in Ontario – Part 2
Posted in: Destinations, Trips, & Rides
by Liz Jansen

Join us as we continue the countdown of the best motorcycle riding routes in Ontario. Make sure you don’t miss out on Part 1, as you can find plenty of amazing routes there too. So let’s start with the remaining 4: Dynamite Alley. You’ll want to ride this section of Ontario’s Highlands, and not just […]

motorcycle summer riding routes ontario
June 21, 2019
Best Motorcycle Routes in Ontario
Posted in: Destinations, Trips, & Rides
by Liz Jansen

Get ready for a summer of awesome riding in your own backyard. Choose as many of these prime destinations as you can fit in. Use the maps as a guideline and let your sense of adventure take you off the beaten path. Ontario is motorcycle-friendly and most local tourism associations have detailed area maps available […]

fall riding routes - Riders Plus Insurance
September 18, 2018
5 Ontario Fall Colour Rides
Posted in: Destinations, Trips, & Rides
by Liz Jansen

The challenge of finding a spectacular fall colour ride in Ontario isn’t finding a route. It’s deciding where—from the many prime destinations throughout the province—you’ll go. Here are a few outstanding loops to get you started. Use them as a guide and plan your distance according to your availability, comfort level, and interests. All have […]

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August 08, 2018
RP Group Riding Tips
Posted in: Clubs & Groups
by Liz Jansen

Group riding has its attractions. It’s a great social outing with others who have similar interests. You have others to share experiences, the stuff that makes stories. Special friendships develop within groups. There’s also a sense of security when the unexpected happens. But riding in close proximity with others, especially if you don’t know them, […]