A touring motorcycle compared to a cruiser motorcycle.

What’s the Difference Between a Touring and Cruiser Motorcycle?

The Differences Between Touring and Cruiser Motorcycles

Are you new to the motorcycle industry? Curious about the differences between types of cycles on the road? The biggest comparison around is the one between both cruisers and touring models. Both models offer a great riding experience but are very different compared to each other. We at Twisted Cycles look further into the differences between each motorcycle type below.

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Where and How to Build a Face Mask near Lubbock and Dallas, TX

Local Options for Facemasks near Lubbock and Dallas, TX

With the recent update given by Governor Greg Abbotts on the use of face masks in counties with more than 20 COVID-19 cases, many of us may want to be resourceful when it comes to protecting our loved ones. You may be curious about how to make your own facemask or where you could find one. At Twisted Cycles, we provide a few resources for you to check out to help you out during this time. Follow along to read more!

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Air vs Liquid Cooling Systems in Motorcycle Engines: What Works Best?

What Motorcycle Cooling System Works Best Between Air or Liquid

When you’re searching for your next motorcycle, you’ll want to have a basic understanding of specific engine options and features that go with them. One of these topics is in its cooling system. Between air and liquid systems, what works best for what you need? At Twisted Cycles, we compare both air-cooled and liquid-cooled motorcycle engine systems to see what works best.

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A modern box engine located on a motorcycle.

Pros and Cons of a Boxer Engine

A List of Pros and Cons for the Flat Engine – Otherwise Known as the Boxer Engine

Typically found in Honda and BMW motorcycles, the Boxer engine – or Flat Engine – is a strong and capable engine for everyday travel. Most known for being in Honda GoldWing models, both the flat-4 and flat-6 offer up a great set of capabilities. But what exactly does it do well? Does it come up short in any way? Today, we at Twisted Cycles go over a list of pros and cons for a boxer engine inside a motorcycle.

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Ways to Safely Listen to Music While on a Motorcycle

Two Ways That You Can Listen to Music Safely on a Motorcycle

The wind in your face, the friends next to you, and the open road in front: what else could be better? While some motorcycle riders find solace in the sound of their engines, many of us want to enjoy some sweet tunes on the road. But what options are out there? At Twisted Cycles, we go over a few ways you can safely listen to music while on a motorcycle.

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Best Motorcycle Rides in the Lubbock, Dallas Areas

Find Some of the Best Local Motorcycle Rides in the Lubbock and Dallas Areas

With summer almost here, the riding weather can’t get much better. It’s time to get out your cycles and take part in a safe, relaxing day trip with you, your friends and family, and your motorcycle. Many of us here at Twisted Cycles are ready to explore more places. Plus, we’d love to swap some rides with fellow riders! Here are some of the best motorcycle rides in the Lubbock and Dallas, TX areas to check out on an open weekend.

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