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Motorcycle tips for new riders


It is a bit of a dream to be riding high speed on country lanes. Nothing but you and the road, the two wheels that are going to take you places. It can take a while before you really have the confidence to go at higher speeds. In fact, it can take a while to be comfortable riding your bike at all. Although during your lessons you will be given a crash course in safety, how to handle a bike in different situations and of course, prepped to pass your test – you won’t encounter all that the roads have to offer you.  Photo by REVOLT on Unsplash Even more so if you take your lessons and test in the summer.  Before we get to the tips, you should always remember that in a crash motorcyclists are 30 times more likely to die. Because while you are taught to pay very close attention to cars, car drivers don’t always repay the favor. Still, many people go their whole riding life and never get in any sort of scrape.  Brakes Invest your cash in some anti-lock brakes. IIHS reports have shown that bikes with ABS are 37% less likely to be involved in a fatal accident. ABS are smart systems, and in fact, it doesn’t matter how good of a rider you are, and no matter how many years the ABS system will brake better than you ever will.  Brakes that lock take the control out of the hands of the rider completely. The loss of… Read More