Posts in category "motorcycle safetey"

Motorcycle Safety: Visibility

Motorcycle Safety: Visibility
Traffic safety is a responsibility shared by all the roadway users. However, for motorcyclists, it is ultimately up to the rider to try to make him/herself visible at all times, and have a strategy for scanning for potential hazards. Here are some situations where a rider may not be as visible to a motorist and... Read more »

Chicago-Toys For Tots Warming Shack Party At Motoworks

Chicago-Toys For Tots Warming Shack Party At Motoworks
One of my favorite events of the year! Sure, its cold, but there is something very special about seeing bearded burly motorcyclists with stuffed animals and wrapped presents attached to their respective motorcycles. The event brings out anywhere from 10,00-40,000 riders each year depending on the weather. This Sunday, December 7th Toys For Tots 37th Annual Motorcycle... Read more »

On Any Sunday, The Next Chapter - Official Trailer

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I cannot wait for this to release, it has been a long time coming. Red Bull Media House has invited me to the red carpet screening of the film on October 22, 2014 in Hollywood, CA. I had an opportunity to interview the Brown family recently for an article I wrote for issue sixteen of... Read more »
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Riding Safety Tip- Reading the Body Language of Traffic

Riding Safety Tip- Reading the Body Language of Traffic
Here are some tips to be able to read the body language of vehicles and traffic patterns. Each lane has 3 positions. Left, center and right. Ideally a rider wants to be in the portion of a lane where he/she can be seen by other vehicles. However, when possible, riders also need to be able... Read more »

Blah, Blah, Blah. May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. What does that mean?

Blah, Blah, Blah. May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. What does that mean?
During the month of May most states ramp up on their Motorcycle Safety Campaigns.  This usually consists of messages displayed on a few digital signs that read ‘Watch for Motorcycles’ or ‘Look Twice for Motorcycles.’ The old crusty yellow bumper stickers that were designed in the 70’s make their way back on the DMV shelves... Read more »