Nothing beats the feeling of the sun on your face or the pleasure felt after a long day riding on clean, dry roads. Nonetheless, the high reaching temperatures of summer present their own challenges especially since we need to wear our protective motorcycle gear while trying to stay cool.
Using the controls on your motorcycle, and your “sit position” provide the best results when you feel like everything was tailored made to fit you. There are a wide variety of simple adjustments you can easily make to achieve better motorcycle fit to your body shape and size.
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.
It’s time to pick up your new motorcycle at the dealership. Often bike shops are located in congested city locations, plus you might have to ride a style of bike you’ve not ridden before. These tips to riding your motorcycle home from the dealership ensure a safe one home.
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!
Every rider needs to be capable of handling themselves when the weather takes a turn for the worse. Use these tips for Riding Your Motorcycle in Heavy Rain.
Motion Camouflage is the result and the explanation of why motorcycles and motorcyclists appear invisible to automobilist in certain circumstances. Being seen is not just about wearing reflective gear, choosing blocking and high vis lane positions.
As motorcyclists, we need to do things differently in preparation for danger, and here’s how – brain training! By practising “outs” or proper sequences of manoeuvres in your mind before they happen, can help to ensure the right action when having to operate in “panic mode”.