Motorcycle Safe Riding Tips

Whenever you are riding a motorcycle, safety should be one of your primary concerns. Proper riding techniques are important, whether you are a beginner or you’ve been riding for decades. Here are some tips that can make your ride as safe as it is enjoyable.

Get to Know Your Bike

 

Understanding the bike you are riding is important for even the most experienced rider. The time for figuring out the bike’s controls is before you are riding down the highway. The owner’s manual is the best place to start, as it will tell you everything you need to become acquainted with your bike. This is one of the reasons why it’s best not to ride somebody else’s motorcycle unless you are very familiar with it. If you’ve recently acquired a new bike, take some time to sit on it and find all the controls that you will need. If something isn’t within easy reach for you, see if it can be adjusted. Knowing where the important controls are, such as the turn signals, horn button, headlight dimmer switch and reserve fuel valve, will mean you won’t have to look for them while you are riding.

Perform a Safety Check Before You Ride

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Motorcycling Cordura suits

Motorcycle protection apparel is always a must. This also includes motorcycle suits as well. Reason being suits offer protection in case of a fall; because they are substantially have armor protection to offer for knees, back, elbows, shins, shoulders, hips so, you can also put on your work clothes, put a riding suit over your work clothes in about 30 seconds, drive to work in pretty much any temperature whether rain or shine, and get there in decent shape. It would take about maximum 30 seconds to remove the riding suit.

Industry of motorcycle clothing has really gone advanced during the past few years with advances in manufacturing techniques, materials and product development and there are almost no more bikers being conventional buyers. Leather used to be the only material for motorcycling clothing in past but now a choice of materials including Cordura is very popular and high in demand. This material is lighter than leather making racing suits more comfortable whilst riding and are also far better for protection against the harsh cold or scorching hot weather conditions. D600 Cordura material has fantastic anti abrasion and wear and tear properties.

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Motorcycle Accident Statistics & Tips To Prevent A Biker From Becoming A Motorcycle Accident Victim

Motorcycles can be thrilling to ride, however, accidents happen quite frequently and the injuries sustained by motorcyclists and passengers are often severe and is the cause of many wrongful deaths. In fact, there were a total of 4,082 motorcycle accidents in the year 2008. Of those accidents, 127 were fatal motorcycle crashes. The number of motorcycles involved in fatal crashes has increases 58.8 percent since 1999 (10 year period).

As a resource to motorcyclists we have provided a list of biker safety tips so that you can prevent yourself from becoming a victim of a motorcycle accident:

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