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The Best Ways to Celebrate National Motorcycle Ride Day!

Posted Sep 30th, 2020 in Motorcycling Tips

It’s almost time for one of our favourite days of the year – National Motorcycle Ride Day! Every year on the second Saturday of October, we look forward to celebrating this fun day.

The Best Ways to Celebrate National Motorcycle Ride Day, StreetRider Insurance, Ontario

This year, National Motorcycle Ride Day will be celebrated on Saturday, October 10th, and is a day for all riders, regardless of your skill level. If you love motorcycles and riding as much as we do, take this day to enjoy the freedom that comes along with riding - we have plenty of ways you can celebrate and have fun!

What is National Motorcycle Ride Day?

National Motorcycle Ride Day was created to honour John B. Dunlop, who invented the first practical pneumatic tire in 1887 in October. This invention allowed motorcycles to be able to perform as well as they do today. This day was also created to encourage riders to support the motorcycle industry. Whether you need new gear, merchandise, or other accessories, this is the perfect day to pull the trigger and get your riding necessities.

4 Ways You Can Celebrate National Motorcycle Ride Day

#1 Detail Your Motorcycle 

Show your bike some love today and take the extra step to get it detailed. We have plenty of tips to help you get your motorcycle looking shiny and new!

#2 Out with the Old...

Maybe today's the day that you get rid of an old motorcycle you have lying around to make room for a new one. You might even want to splurge and treat yourself to a new bike! This is a great way to support the motorcycle industry as well.

#3 Take Pictures

If you're going on a ride to celebrate, don't forget to take a picture and post it to social media using the #NationalMotorcycleRideDay and #StreetRider hashtag. Be sure to tag us too, so we can see how you celebrated and where you went - and we'll share!

#4 Get out and ride

It seems extremely fitting that on #NationalMotorcycleRideDay you get out and enjoy your bike with a great fall ride. Don't let the fall weather stop you, make sure you check out our tips on extending your riding season beyond fall. 

No matter what you choose to do to celebrate National Motorcycle Ride Day, try to get out for a ride while you still can before riding season ends. Have fun and stay safe!

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