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Tips for preparing a motorcycle for winter riding

Preparing Your Motorcycle for Winter

You may have seen previous magazine articles and blog-posts with advice about storing your motorcycle for winter, with information about your fuel, fuel-system, battery, tires, and rust-prevention. Previously, I wrote this post about how to dres...

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The hazards of riding a motorcycle in the fall

Hazards of Motorcycle Riding in the Fall

Whoa, look out! Something you might say a lot during the fall months when you ride your motorcycle. Fall, or autumn as some prefer, brings a sometimes drastic change in weather patterns from the summer months and things start to, as the season...

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Tips to buying the best motorcycle helmet

Picking the Best Motorcycle Helmet - A Buying Guide to Helmets

How To Pick the Right Motorcycle Helmet Welcome to one of life's greatest adventures. Whether you ride a motorcycle as a pleasure seeker or commuter, riding on two wheels is a phenomenal experience designed to give you years of enjoyment and s...

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Motorcycle Helmet Size Guide

Motorcycle Helmet Size Guide - How To Measure & Fit The Right Helmet

The most effective and important safety measure a motorcyclist can invest in is the helmet. No other single piece of motorcycle gear provides more protection, or more return on investment, in the event of a crash. This explains why a motor...

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Handling sudden stops when riding a motorcycle

Motorcycle Safety Awareness: Riders and Sudden Stops

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Problem 4: Riders and Sudden Stops The Problem – On multi-lane roads and highways, sudden slowdowns can be a problem for motorcyclists. Unprepared or unskilled riders end up plowing into stopped traffic from...

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Blind spots that endanger motorcycle riders

Motorcycle Safety Awareness: Other Drivers in Blind Spots

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Problem 3: Other Drivers in Blind Spots The Problem – There are two types of “blind spots” in which other drivers can cause trouble for riders. One is the traditional, look-over-your-shoulder blind...

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Motorcyclist approaching a curve in the road

Motorcycle Safety Awareness: Riders in Curves

The Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month tips continue from Team Oregon Motorcycle Safety Program. Two articles cover problems caused by other drivers; the other two cover problems caused by riders themselves. All of them will raise your awareness an...

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How to deal with intersections when riding a motorcycle

Motorcycle Safety Awareness: Other Drivers at Intersections

For Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, we bring you four weeks of riding tips from Team Oregon Motorcycle Safety Program. Two articles cover problems caused by other drivers; the other two cover problems caused by riders themselves. All of them wi...

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Advice on learning to ride motorcycles

How To Become a Motorcycle Rider

As far as I'm concerned, the best thing you can do during your time on this planet is ride a motorcycle. There's nothing like the feeling you get when you're on the road. If it has two wheels, I'm a happy man. I've been riding motorcycles for ma...

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How to return to motorcycle riding after extended break

Returning to Motorcycle Riding

Sometimes life gets in the way and before long your motorcycle has gathered more dust than miles just by sitting in the garage. Weather, life events and even laziness all contribute to time off the bike but eventually, even if a few years have p...

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