The main rule for fog conditions as a rider, is don’t ride. Delay your ride until it clears. However, that’s not always possible. So if you’re caught in fog or in a situation where you must ride in it, these are the challenges you’ll need to prepare for.
A weekend motorcycle tour or a long daytime ride can often turn into a ride in the dark. As we head home or to our next destination, we need to adjust our riding technique and prepare for the changes occurring to our surroundings – particularly how we appear within the darker environment we ride.
Good motorcycle braking technique is not a strong point for many riders. Simple use of the brakes are generally operated well, but when a motorcycle emergency stop needs to happen – far too many motorcyclists get into trouble.
If you live in a country where cold, snowy winters occur, with some preparation and good gear there’s not much stopping you from riding all winter long. If you do plan to keep riding your motorcycle in cold weather, the following tips and preparations will keep you and your motorcycle in tip-top condition.
Some of the best roads to ride are enjoyed in autumn. Riding amidst autumn’s conditions can be challenging however, with preparation and planning your autumn motorcycle rides will be awesome, and safe!
Fatigue contributes highly to automobile accidents; fatigue is certainly a greater danger for a rider. And if you’re riding with other people it’s definitely a topic which needs to be discussed. To avoid falling asleep and overcome fatigue on motorcycle rides, follow a few of these basic guidelines.
The standard rule of any motorcycle rider’s safety is to ensure a safe ride, every ride. And one of the key factors to that is making certain your motorcycle or scooter is in the best condition for the ride.
Riding your motorcycle on expressways can be more secure than that on secondary roads of lower speeds. However, they are not without risks. Use my guide for best managing the specific risks characteristic to this environment.
Motorcycling with friends on a weekend ride or with an organised motorcycle club ride is another cherished part of the motorcycle riding experience. It’s fun riding with a group of friends but it requires the full attention of each rider.
During any motorcycle ride no matter the time of year or season, you’ll need to be prepared for riding in the rain. The characteristic of riding, being a motorcyclist means the ability to adapt to ever-changing road conditions and weather.
Often there can be long pauses between most riders rides from days to weeks or even months. Therefore it’s best to keep your motorcycle riding skills especially those emergency procedures honed, active and -close at hand.
Riding a motorcycle solo requires balance and control. Riding with a passenger means you’ll need twice those skills. If you’re already operating a heavier motorcycle, you’ll need to be entirely confident in your abilities before taking a passenger. Nevertheless, hosting friends or family members on the back of your motorcycle makes for fun rides and is totally rewarding!