How to Make Your Motorcycle More Visible Motorcycle visibility is an issue motorcyclists must face every day they ride. As roads crowd, so does the fear of not being seen. If you are a rider, you’ve likely already heard the common phrase: “I never saw him!” As motorcycle attorneys, we hear this excuse from car
By Kurt Sunderbruch The long, cold, wet winter has passed. It’s time to clear those cobwebs out of your head, out of your skills, out of your motorcycle, and get out and ride. Spring is my favorite season for riding. The natural world is blooming. The days have gotten longer, and the sky has
By Dennis Dumapias Really, I should say to all motorists, but while lanesharing motorcyclists are prevalent here in California, not all states have to deal with lanesharing – and never more present within California than congested regions like the good ol’ San Francisco Bay Area during the commute week. I know. You as a motorist
If you ride at all, you do it because you love it. That means every ride should be a safe one. A safe ride should always begin with a simple, quick check of your bike. Going through a pre-ride checklist can save you from getting fined for faulty lights and other problems—but it can also
By Bill Harr I love small group ride,s and do many with friends I have known for years. I do a “Ride to Lunch with Bill” on a Friday once each month. I have a core group of 5 to 8 old retired riders. The normal number that shows up for the ride is 6.
It’s a common misconception that you’re always safer riding in a car than you are riding a motorcycle. The fact is, the roads can be dangerous for everyone. Case in point: as of 2015, there were about 1.7 million rear-end collisions in the U.S. every year. And while anyone can be rear-ended, safe lane splitting
If you love riding in the rain, you’re part of a distinct minority. Still, unless you’re facing a truly serious storm, there’s no reason to stay inside just because there’s a little water on the road. Here are some safety tips for riding in the rain so you can handle the challenges of bad weather
Starting Jan. 1, motorcyclists in California under age 21 must attend a 15-hour motorcycle skills and safety course first before they can get a learner’s permit to ride a motorcycle ride on the street. This new law is a result of a tragic incident that occurred three years ago at a suburban cul-de-sac in Fair