Safety Tips

Be Prepared

Make yourself seen and heard. A louder horn or pipes can make other drivers aware you are around even if they cannot see you directly. Lights, ref...

Ill-fitting gear is a safety hazard

Ill-fitting gear is a safety hazard. Anything that distracts you from driving your motorcycle is a safety hazard. That certainly includes gear that...

Care for your Heated Clothing.

Heated clothing uses electricity, so it’s important for your own safety to follow the care instructions. These are gleaned from Gerbing’s website. ...

Some ways to avoid hydroplaning

It’s always best to shelter from the rain, rather than try to ride your motorcycle through it. But, when the rain passes and it seems safe to ride,...

Watch for Children

As the days shorten, it becomes more and more important to watch for children. If you don’t have children yourself, it’s easy to miss the news abou...

Being Visible in Smoky Air

As days grow shorter and we have smoky air, it’s even more important to make your motorcycle as visible as possible. You probably can’t change to a...

Riding with any passenger

Be sure your skill level and confidence level are good enough in a variety of situations. Lots of people say, “three months or a thousand miles, wh...

Road Side Maintenance Precautions

Stuff happens. You might run out of gas or have a flat tire or a breakdown. And here you are on the side of the road. These tips might help keep yo...

Hiking Tips for Motorcycle Riders!

When you dismount from your motorcycle at a glorious mountain sanctuary (a state or national park), you want to be ready to hike safely. These tips...

Maximizing Visibility

Today’s blog is about gadgets. Here’s are two items that are almost  necessities. In fact, they could save you from a lot of trouble. What do you d...

Be More Visible to Traffic.

Motorcycle enthusiasts are always on the lookout for anything that can make them more visible to traffic. One of the best new ways to do that is to...

Covid 19 at the gas station precautions.

If you worry about picking up Covid 19 at the gas station, you can take these precautions: Fill up at off-peak times. If you’re traveling, fill up ...