Dangerous Roads

We’ve all experienced them, a group of riders blaming the road, other riders, or anything but their own skill, setup, and choices for a dangerous road. Yes, some roads are more challenging than others.  Often though what makes it danerous has little to do with the road. Walt Fulton wrote Read more…

Room For Improvement

There is always room for  improvement.  A curious phenomenon that happens with many motorcyclists is the belief that they are as good as they ever need to be.  For too many riders, the weekend-long rider training will be all the instruction they receive.  That’s both a shame and a cause Read more…

A Motorcycle (Re)Awakening

Jean waiting to hit Horse Thief Mile at Willow Springs A Motorcycle (Re)Awakening Story by Jean P.  Photos by Jim Foreman The short but extraordinarily precise Haiku version: Can I ride with you? A GS can change your life. So can fish tacos. The longer version: I’m a 60-year-old woman.  Read more…

Rain Riding

Rain Riding – Walt Fulton Walt Fulton’s latest Street Strategies article is available now in the April 2019 issue of Motorcycle Consumer News.  Riding in the rain, without question, raises the risk for motorcyclists. While our motorcycles can generally handle rain without significant issues, other drivers become a serious hazard.  Read more…

Renew Your Commitment To Safety

Winter is almost over. Spring time means it’s time to get back into riding. In the March 2019 issue of Motorcycle Consumer News, Walt Fulton talks about renewing our commitment to safety. While always candid and forthright, Walt shares his wisdom, observations, and evidence with us. Does Hi-Viz gear really Read more…

Roads: What’s the Big Deal?

As motorcyclists, we are constantly deciding whether to take a back road, highway, or interstate.  It’s easy to say, “I only take the back roads.” but that’s not true.  Every day we’re faced with decisions based on time, weather, and how you’re feeling. Walt Fulton writes about this in the Read more…

Visual Horizon

How far should you look ahead when riding on the streets?  Should your visual range increase with your speed? The answers to these questions may surprise you, but they will probably also help you be a better and safer rider. Join Walt Fulton in the Strategy column on the January Read more…

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