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Oh, boy! Really? Talk about a controversial topic. As Keith Code says, look where you’re going is grade school. Now we’re in college. We know that motorcycles lean. After all, that’s the reason we ride. If you think about it, this means that if we ride in a circle, the center of mass (that’s us) […]
We all know how often I have to listen to a careless driver claiming that they didn’t see the motorcycle. This ridiculous claim is made by drivers who are texting, deep in discussion with passengers, practically asleep, or simply not paying attention. In reality, if you look at a motorcycle, you can’t help but see […]
Photo Credit: iamthefinn All motorcycle riders should take precautions when riding in any weather conditions. Motorcycles are smaller than the other vehicles on the road and are often overlooked. In a perfect world, riders as well as other motorists would be responsible and focus completely on the road. This is not a perfect world and […]
It goes without saying that in virtually every motorcycle accident case, the defense claims the rider was speeding. Most people, riders included, automatically assume that the rider is speeding. Like most stereotypes, there is some truth behind it. Motorcycles do tend to speed. The “proprioceptive input” rewards the driver by filling the senses with the […]
Motorcycle riders have forever been making important decisions about their protective gear, with little data to guide them. The 1981 Hurt report remains the standard for investigative data on motorcycle crashes. Obviously, materials and manufacturing are light years away from the best of what was available when Hurt did his study. We can thank the […]
Let’s face it. Nobody but you pays as much attention to your head as fans do to NFL players and their heads. Helmet re-design in the NFL is causing an increase in helmets coming loose during play. This lead me to wonder about the changes in football helmets, and whether they are adaptable to motorcycle […]
Let’s face it. Motorcycle Accidents result in far more serious injuries than Automobile Accidents. This fact is the source of the common belief that riding motorcycles is dangerous and life threatening, and that anyone who rides is suicidal. Worse, this leads to beliefs that cause horrible discrimination against riders. I want to talk about something […]
OK grasshopper. You paid for motorcycle accident insurance, and now you had an accident. You faithfully made payments month after month, and you never thought about much, except what the policy cost. You are about to find out why it makes a difference who you bought your insurance from. An insurance policy is often […]
My last post pointing out that ABS brakes on motorcycles save many lives, was met with some skepticism. This is not surprising when you are talking about a 41% decrease in rider deaths. It’s a HUGE number. Of course, this explains why virtually every motorcycle manufacturer now offers ABS as an option, and many make ABS […]