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Idle Threat: The Danger From Behind

This rider has left no room for escape, is in physical and mental neutral and is highly vulnerable to that distracted driver approaching from behind.

Back in the days of the legendary Hurt Report (1981), a.k.a. the Motorcycle Accident Cause Factors and Identification of Countermeasures technical report, the incidence of rear-end collisions was vastly underrepresented. ...

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Ready or Not, Here I Come

Will the car pull out and try to pass the line of bikes? How far will the driver make it before the passing zone runs out? Which riders will he try to squeeze between when it does?

It’s easy to become complacent when riding behind other riders. There doesn’t seem to be the same sense of urgency to actively scan the road or look to the mirrors ...

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Under Pressure

One of these tires is inflated to 36 pounds. The other? Just 10 pounds. Is it any wonder why so many motorcyclists are riding on underinflated tires?

There was a time when riders routinely performed a series of checks before hitting the road. A day’s ride almost always began with a pop of the gas cap to ...

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