Here is a listing of other web sites that we at Country Rode hope you find useful in your pursuit of motorcycling and scootering. Click on any of the links to open in a new window.
Motorcycle & Scooter YouTube Channels
Vespa Official History has made Vespa into more than just a scooter; it has become a modern myth, a fashion statement, a personal expression. Throughout the decades, Vespa has become an interpreter and an expression of the society in which it lives.
In some way, in every era, Vespa's strength has always been its modernity, its ability to absorb changes in society and new trends which it has then re-defined in terms of mobility. Vespa has always been a message, a strong idea, a metaphor for all that.
2RideTheWorld In May 2003, Lisa and Simon Thomas left their UK home on their BMW GS motorcycles to embark on a journey around the globe. To date, this husband and wife team has traveled over 100,000 miles through 58 countries, from the most northerly and southerly points on earth.
Schools, Training & Safety
Rochester's Learn2Ride Motorcycle Safety course. The Best Thing you can do for yourself.
Riders Workshop Learn to smooth out your riding techniques with Jim Ford.
Street Skills Riding Academy On-Road Motorcycle Instruction - Build your skills with a qualified instructor on actual roads. Street Skills offers courses that teach riders how to navigate in traffic as well as backroad twisties. This is one of our customers who focuses on rider training and safety. We think it is a good program and it is supported by us.
BMW Training School Site We hear it's pretty awesome!
Beach's Motorcycle Adventures Based in Buffalo, this company has been promoting BMW tours for decades. They are the leader and innovator in motorcycle touring on other continents.
California Superbike School Setting THE standard for advanced rider training since 1980, now on four continents.
Manufacturers & Suppliers
ADV Motorrad A supplier of motorcycle accessories focused on the adventure rider. They're a small, family-run company owned by Pamela and Jason Smith. Stop in and see a sample of their side & top cases. Be sure to see Tom to order. Many products are often available the next day.
DP-Brakes Most used BMW Brakes. Always in stock at CRM
Metzeler Motorcycle Tires Favored BMW Tires. Have most common sizes in stock. Quick turn around on orders.
Interstate Batteries Sells over 16,000 different kinds of batteries—from AA alkalines to critical power solutions, and everything in between.
VersaHaul Has the best motorcycle and mobility scooter carriers on the market and the evidence to back that claim
- Finger Lakes Riders' Association The FLRA is a chartered club of the BMW Riders' Association. They are dedicated to riding and supporting our local motorcycling community. Their vision is to create an open, friendly and welcoming environment. While they are a group of BMW motorcycle enthusiasts, they welcome anything with two wheels and a motor so feel free to come out for a ride or gathering.
- Finger Lakes BMW Club This is the our local BMWMOA club. They host a great BMW Rally at Watkins Glen every Labor Day weekend. Always welcomes new members.
- BMW Club of Western New York This club is the #2 Chartered club of the BMWMOA. Riders of other European bikes are also invited to join.
- Wayne County Motorcycle Club The club was founded around 1928 by Don Cole Sr., Ken Manges, Ray Custer, Elmer Draves, Carl Yost, Al Stout, Gerald Reiter, Leroy Palmer, Kenneth Day, and Albert Boutelieger. Today, the club supports both on and off road motorcyclists. All that is required to join is a love for motorcycles. The club is also among the top 10 oldest motorcycle clubs in the U.S.