Going for your first ride as a pillion passenger, or know someone who is? Maybe you just want to improve your comfort and safety as a passenger? Check our latest knowledgebase article!
Riding a motorbike is only fun until something goes wrong … and one place it's sure to go bad if you're not doing the right thing is in heavy traffic. So here are some pointers to how to stay safe in the peak hour.
Staying safe on the road is a matter of managing your risk. Here are some factors that contribute to keeping your rider risk as low as possible.
Anyone can twist a throttle to the stop, but not so many know the principles behind safe and effective braking – if you engage in the former often but aren't so hot on the latter, you're just playing a waiting game before push comes to shove, and end up going down the road next to your bike, instead of on it.
Braking skills should be mastered to a competent degree from the outset of anyone's riding career, and then refined as time goes by, but what's the best way to brake anyway?
Reprinted from Roadbike magazine, October 2005
Itâ€™s inevitable. One of these days, youâ€™re going to have to ride at night. While itâ€™s not difficult, thereâ€™s no denying that motorcycle riding in the dark is riskier. Most bikes have only one headlight and one taillight, limiting the ability to see and be seen.
An instructional video on how to ride a motorcycle for the very first time. Of course, if you are here you may already have ridden a motorcycle once or twice, but you may know someone who hasn’t ridden before, so show them this video.
Please let us know what you think about this video. I think it has some shortcomings, but it’s better than nothing.[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdySkge4aKM]