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Road Safety Survival Tips for Bikers

(Contributed post for our American readers) Riding a motorcycle on your way to work, school or wherever is a good way to beat the heavy traffic and enjoy the glory of summer air. Because the vehicle is a lot smaller than others, it can be manoeuvred between cars or trucks while staying safe. This allows …

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A Newbie’s Guide to Responsible Biking

Sponsored post Nothing beats the experience of riding a 400cc motorbike along an open highway. For many people, it’s one of those moments that gives a rush excitement and a feeling of adventure. Indeed, nothing ever comes close to matching the exhilaration you get while biking. Still, for a lot of newcomers to the world …

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Top 3 Reasons to Take Motorcycle Safety Courses

(Sponsored post) Looking for an American motorcycle license? If ‘yes’ then the safety courses available online would be a great help to you. Remember that, driving a motorcycle without knowing about the fundamentals of motorcycle riding can land you problems. In fact, the chances of having an accident or getting injured will be very high …

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Learner training overhaul ‘could do better’

Learner motorcycle training was improved with an overhaul in Queensland last year, but could do better, says Motorcycle Riders’ Association of Queensland president Chris Mearns. He is calling for Queensland to follow other states in allowing learners to ride solo without a licensed accompanying rider and for a more robust graduated licensing step-up that emphasises …

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What is the best beginner motorbike?

The best beginner motorbike is whatever turns you on and keeps you riding. The actual model and make can vary substantially among riders. Buy the bike that kickstarts your heart. The bike that you look good riding on. The bike that will get you some attention from your colleagues and love interests. We would hate …

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Are you really a competent rider?

Unlike car drivers, most riders seem to want to learn to be a competent rider and improve their skills so they are safer, quicker and can enjoy their chosen recreation more. However, not every rider learns the same way. I have been to numerous road and off-road car and motorcycle training sessions in my couple …

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