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!
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”.
Sometimes we don’t have the time or are often too tired to find the motivation to get out and enjoy a ride on our motorcycle . It could be the case of hectic schedules; too many tasks and the juggling of busy, lives. It can be a challenge to find our much desired motorcycling “me time” – but here’s how.
Readying for a motorcycle touring vacation is where your road trip begins. Packing requires effort. Use this guide on how to pack for your motorcycle holiday
Further in my research and experience as a motorcycle instructor, findings bring forth the need not only for good operational skills by motorcyclists but the management of the risks involved.
Tis’ the season to think of others. Motorcycle riders seem to be always riding for one cause or another and known for their big-hearted nature. Our Motorcycle Rider Holiday Gift Guide gives yet more chances to play it forward
For fun, and curiosity, we took an informal, private poll among our network of women motorcycle riders. We discovered no shortage of consensus that – all men should take up motorcycle riding.
One of the greatest tools a motorcycle rider possesses is the operational technique of “push steering” – the steering input unique to a single track vehicle, a motorcycle . Also called counter-steering, positive steering, or gyroscopic steering. For simplicity sake, we’ll use the term push steering.
Riding your motorcycle at night, under a starry or moonlit night-sky is another amazing experience of motorcycle riding. However, being that your vision is really the only sense you can rely on to judge the road ahead; you need a few extra skills for this environment.