Riding alone can offer enjoyment – the peace and quiet of the road plus some “me time”. The challenge for many is working up the motivation to ride alone. But once you’ve spent some time out there on the open road, freely leaning around your favourite corners you will start to crave that solo ride time.
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.
A bit of chilliness can be invigorating, but prolonged cold is dangerous for any rider and may even lead up to frostbite. And, staying warm while riding is more important than you might imagine.
Much of the anxiety felt riding in the rain arises from imaginings, and other riders’ poor experiences. Riding your motorcycle in the rain is part of the adventure of motorcycling and with these tips, you can really make some fun out of – riding in the rain.
if you’ve been away from motorcycle riding for a while – it is important to refresh your motorcycle skills. A quick brush up of your motorcycle rider safety skills won’t take long and get your mental and physical muscles back in the game.
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.
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.
When your sunny day ride changes to a dark sky and rain, it’s crucial to be prepared in order to continue your ride safely. With the right technique, attitude and preparations, riding your motorcycle in the rain means the “wet stuff” won’t have the chance to – rain on your parade!