Steve Rhode – Founder of BurgmanRiders.com

Steve is an avid Burgman rider and the founder of this site. For feedback, suggestions or just to say hello, you can contact Steve online here.

A quick look at all the bikes at the meet here this morning.

and we met up with our other scooter friends at Chapel Hill as well.…

Just visiting the car wash to give the Burgie the Spring clean so it looks good at the Chapel Hill meet up in the morning.

If you are anywhere near Chapel Hill, NC, come and meet us at the meeting …

So I was thinking, what would Santa’s Burgman look like? I think I’ve got the perfect Burgman for him to use this year. Time to park Rudolph and take the fast sleigh.

I thought you mike like it as well, …

My friend, The Smyrna Cowboy, spotted a BurgmanRiders skull sticker in the St. Louis Scooter Club Christmas video. Thanks for sharing this with us all.



If you’d like a BurgmanRiders.com sticker, better place your order soon. I’m not sure if …

One of the features that I loved about my Yamaha Zuma 49cc scooter was that where I lived it was legal to park them on the sidewalk, out of the way.

So where do you park your much larger Burgman …

A recent product review on the SpeedoHealer, a recent forum post and my own observations got me hunting for more information on the accuracy of GPS speed measurements.

Here was the forum comment that I found intriguing:

I have been

One of my passions is photography and video production. Not satisfied with just holding a camera on a ride I wanted to find a new and unique Burgman video angle. My special order gear arrived today and I assembled my …

I’ve heard the horror stories and read some comments about people getting burned when buying a scooter or motorcycle on eBay so I thought I’d offer up some tips on how I have been able to purchase motorcycles, essentially risk …

I’m sitting at Margaritaville at Universal theme park in Orlando, Florida, people watching. For the past few hours I’ve been planted in the chairs out front. I watched the morning crowd head in to the park and now I’m watching …

I’m sorry to report that as of this time the idea of matching experienced scooter riders with new riders to help them become safer riders, is dead.

I really can’t find anyway past the liability issue that surrounds being a …

In a previous article on BurgmanRiders.com I brought up the idea of mentoring a new scooter rider. I contacted a number of states and approached them with this idea for feedback and ideas.

Several states came back with great enthusiasm …

I wanted to fill you in on the idea that I raised here about mentoring a new scooter rider. Thanks to some encouragement from some of you I contacted a number of states about the idea. The response was fantastic. …

So not all that long ago I moved back to the United States from the UK. I had lived in the UK for the last two years.

I happened to live up towards Liverpool in the NW part of the …

Police in Washington, DC are reporting that scooter thefts are way up with warner weather and higher gas prices. Makes sense. Even thieves want to save on gas money.

D.C. police say that 29 have been reported stolen this year, …

I never thought I’d ever write this article. After all I am a pilot and love to fly. I even spend a lot of time working with aviation history, gun camera films and historic aviation material. But I have to …