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6 Benefits of Riding

6 Benefits of Riding

1. BURN MORE CALORIES

Riding a motorcycle is a low impact exercise. You can burn up to 600 calories an hour compared to the 60-130 calories if resting. So yes, riding a motorcycle burns more calories and good exercise. 

Source: https://www.casbo.org/content/6-surprising-benefits-motorcycle-riding

2. BETTER MENTAL HEALTH

Riding a motorcycle boosts your mood and frees hormones, which results in a better mood and a more positive mindset. Exposure to sunlight also builds up your good mood. 

Source: https://www.casbo.org/content/6-surprising-benefits-motorcycle-riding

3. BUILDS MUSCLE

Getting on your bike and going for a ride is strengthening your knees. In the long run, riders tend to have fewer problems relating to knees and thighs! Getting on your bike increases important muscles surrounding the knee.

Source: https://www.casbo.org/content/6-surprising-benefits-motorcycle-riding

4. STRENGTHENS KNEES AND THIGHS

Who knew that riding builds core strength? A simple task like holding your bike upright is building core strength. Weather factors like wind create resistance and also strengthens your core and stability.

Source: https://slipstreamer.com/health-benefits-motorcycling/

5. HIGHER BRAIN FUNCTIONALITY

Operating a bike takes a lot of brainpower. The level of concentration while riding needs to be high, which utilizes more areas of the brain. 

Source: https://slipstreamer.com/health-benefits-motorcycling/

6. INCREASED NECK STRENGTH

Having the correct adjustments on your bike and wearing a helmet can help with alignment. It can be compared to a chiropractor trip. Avoid wrong adjustments on your bike because it can lead to back or other pain. 

Source: https://www.casbo.org/content/6-surprising-benefits-motorcycle-riding

There are real benefits to riding, so why not do it on a new 2021 Harley-Davidson! 

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