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Riding Right

Motorcycle safety tips, plus advice on how to be a safer rider

5 Tips for Short Riders Handling Tall and Big Motorcycles

Techniques to boost your confidence so you can ride any bike

9/28/2015, By Tricia Szulewski, MSF RiderCoach
In my job as an MSF RiderCoach and as a journalist, I often hear women say that there aren’t enough motorcycles out there to fit them, If you are a proficient rider, you are not limited by the motorcycles that fill your local dealership’s showroom. You are limited by your self-confidence.
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Passing Zones and Left Hand Turns: Beware of Tricky Situation

Safe riding advice that could save a life!

8/19/2015, By Genevieve Schmitt, Editor
This is one of the most important articles I’ve ever written as it could save a life. I wish it could have saved two lives I know that were lost as a result of this tricky traffic pattern that happens in mostly rural areas. Left hand turns where there are passing zones.
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VIDEO: Getting Comfortable With Your Motorcycle

Slow cone weave without cones

8/10/2015, By Jerry "Motorman" Palladino
A great way to get comfortable with getting your motorcycle to swing and sway thereby giving you more control over your motorcycle is to do this simple exercise. Practice swinging and swaying your motorcycle from side to side as you maneuver through this easy slow cone weave without using any cones.
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How To Ride Your Street Motorcycle in Gravel

Tips for riding in reduced traction situations

8/4/2015, By Tricia Szulewski, MSF RiderCoach
At some point in your street motorcycling life you’ll find yourself faced with riding in gravel. Here are some tips for keeping your head and riding your street motorcycle through gravel safely.
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Motorcycle Riding on the Tail of the Dragon

Staying safe on the 318 curves in 11 miles

6/19/2015, By Jerry "Motorman" Palladino
If you’re not familiar with Deals Gap, or the Tail of the Dragon, it boasts 318 curves in just 11 miles. All the turns are banked and the pavement is near perfect. There are no crossroads, intersections, or driveways along the stretch of wonderful curves. Here, riding instructor Jerry "Motorman" Palladino gives insight into how to stay safe while navigating the challenging road.
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Summer Motorcycle Riding Safety Tips

Keep your cool in the heat of summer

6/9/2015, By Jerry "Motorman" Palladino
I’d like to make sure you have a summer riding season full of great memories instead of “I wasn’t prepared” memories. With the heat of summer upon us, keep those great memories alive by always being ready for whatever the weather may bring your way. Here are a few safety tips to follow for riding in extreme heat.
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How Do I Stop Tailgaters on My Motorcycle?

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I encounter this constantly here in the Denver area, on the urban roads as well as rural two lane roads, that is when cars follow too closely. What is the best way to signal them to back off?
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5 Ways to Avoid Crashing Your Motorcycle

Reminders on how to stay upright at all times

By Nick Ienatsch
Many motorcycle accidents result in the rider's lack of focus or rider skill. With a little mental effort, many crashes can be avoided. Here are five ways to avoid laying down your motorcycle, while sharpening your skills on the road.
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Safe Riding Tips: Mastering the Head and Eyes Technique

Look where you want to go

8/25/2014, By Jerry “Motorman” Palladino
Just like the child learning to ride the bicycle for the first time, the riders in the class will at first attempt to make the transitions at a slow walking pace. What’s more, the riders attempt to look where they are at the moment instead of where they want to go next. This of course will not work.
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Safe Riding: What A Motorcycle Mishap Can Teach Us

Lessons in riding in gravel, fear and humility

By Liz Jansen
It was a picture perfect summer day, ideal for a ride with friends. Careening off the driveway and down a mountainside slope on my motorcycle was not part of the plan, yet when fear takes over, plans change.
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