Motorman's Articles Archives - Page 8 of 9

Group Rides

GROUP RIDES?  No thanks, and here’s why. While working with the Sheriff’s Office Motor Unit, I’ve had to participate in countless group rides.  In every one of these rides, there was at least one crash and usually more than one.  Some were serious involving several motorcycles with both riders and...

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Clutch and Throttle

Clutch and Throttle I hear from so many riders with heavyweight bikes such as Harley Ultra’s, Honda Goldwings, Yamaha Ventures, etc., that these bikes are heavy and clumsy.  A lot of riders tell me they’ve been riding motorcycles for 20 or 30 years and just purchased their big dream bike...

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Got Skills?

Motorman's Tips, Tricks and Techniques Being a skillful rider is 90% mental and only 10% physical.  Here’s the mental part, knowing the proper techniques and how to use them.  The 10% physical part simply means the size and strength of the rider has no bearing on their ability to be...

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