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How To Winterize Your Motorcycle in 7 Simple Steps

by Rick Drewry October 11, 2021

Cold temperatures are settling in, which means motorcycle riding season is coming to an end. Unless you live in the southwest or southern states, odds are you will...


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The Ultimate Lake House Safety Guide

by American Modern July 14, 2021

Nothing screams summer like packing up the car and heading down to the lake house. Living by the water provides a constant source of entertainment. But while swimming,...


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How to Fit a Motorcycle Helmet

by American Modern July 07, 2021

There’s no better feeling than hitting the open road on your motorcycle . . . unless your helmet isn’t properly fitted. Not only is a poorly fitted helmet...


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Golf Cart Safety Tips

by Rick Drewry July 07, 2021

They’re not just for golf anymore! Golf carts can be found everywhere from retirement communities to college campuses. Some states have even passed laws allowing them to putter...


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A Smart Guide to Collector Car Maintenance

by Rick Drewry July 07, 2021

A warm summer night is the perfect time to take your collector car on a joyride. But if you’re not properly maintaining the car, things could get ugly...


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7 Tire Safety Tips for a Smooth Ride

by Rick Drewry July 07, 2021

“Where the rubber meets the road” is more than just an expression. Enjoyable and safe motorcycling is a partnership between how well your tires grip the road and...


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5 Mid-Season Tips for Boat Maintenance

by Derek Wolfe June 25, 2021

Spending a bit of time on basic maintenance mid-season can help you have fun for years to come. Here are a few  ideas to keep your boat ship-shape....


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10 Steps for Securing Your Motorcycle

by Rick Drewry June 25, 2021

You wear a helmet and pay attention to the road while driving your motorcycle, but when it’s time to hop off for the day, how much care do...


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5 Tips for Securing Your Boat or Yacht

by American Modern June 25, 2021

Boating season is full of sunshine, fresh air, and sometimes storms. Severe weather can put a damper on the fun and damage your boat or yacht. Luckily, proper...


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Stay Current With E-Bikes

by American Modern June 17, 2021

Bicycling is a whole lot easier than it used to be. The addition of a compact battery and motor has turned a bike into an e-bike, helping riders...


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What’s Your Bike Type?

by American Modern June 17, 2021

In the market for a new bike? Bikes come in all shapes and styles, and there’s plenty of options to choose from.  We’ve put together a guide outlining...


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5 Steps to Winterize Your Boat the Easy Way

by American Modern June 07, 2021

It happens every year. The season comes to an end, and we have to put our boat away for the winter. Before you say your final farewell, however,...


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Tips to Make Your Adventure Safer

by Rick Drewry May 19, 2021

The weather’s getting better fast and that means there’s just one question everyone is asking: Who’s ready to ride? Of course, lots of great questions follow that one:...


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A 5-Point, “Road Ready” Checklist For Collector Car Agents And Enthusiasts

by Rick Drewry April 26, 2021

Now that the weather is nice, collector car owners everywhere are itching to take their showpiece for a joyride. Before they do, here are a few tips you...


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5 Things to Know Before You Get Back on the Water

by American Modern March 24, 2021

Summer is right around the corner—and that means it’s time to take the boat out of winter storage. Although there will always be risks, some marine losses can...


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A 15-Step Guide to Preparing Your Motorcycle For Spring

by Rick Drewry March 22, 2021

Spring is in the air, and those motorcycle enthusiasts stuck in colder states are itching to take their bikes out for that first-ride-of-the-season cruise. If your bike has...


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7 Steps to Get Your Classic Car Ready for Spring

by Rick Drewry March 15, 2021

Spring has sprung! That means it’s time to start thinking about getting your classic cars and trucks ready for the season. (more…)


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7 Ways to Stay Safe While Snowmobiling

by American Modern January 18, 2021

If you’re lucky enough to live in a winter wonderland, hitting the trails on your snowmobile is a great way to enjoy the outdoors or get to work....


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End-of-the-Year Insurance Checklist

by American Modern December 26, 2020

At the end of each year, we are whisked through a series of holiday celebrations, all leading up to the most contemplative day of the year: New Year’s...


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Your Collector Car & Hurricanes: What You Should Know

by American Modern August 10, 2020

August and September are prime months for hurricanes. Your state’s emergency management agency, or the local Red Cross office, can provide detailed emergency planning information for your life...


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9 Steps to Winterizing Your Collector Vehicle

by Rick Drewry November 06, 2019

In most of the country, cold weather is here to stay, so it's likely time to prepare your ride for hibernation. And because collector cars don’t live the...


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Is Your Motorcycle Coverage a Perfect Fit?

by Rick Drewry August 22, 2019

Not all bikes are the same. Insurance isn’t all the same, either. Picking good motorcycle insurance is more than just choosing between comp and collision or liability-only. Here...


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