Author: Samuel Liles

Group Riding Article “B”

When a person first starts riding in groups with other individuals they find themselves bombarded with new terms, and wholly new techniques of riding. Where as, there are certain dynamics of how the group operates in the environment of traffic…

Group Riding Article “A”

Every time a group of Gold Wing riders get together for a dinner ride, poker run, or just to ride they use the techniques of group-riding. Group riding is a description of a particular riding activity that allows us to…

Cornering

If you ask most motorcyclists how they negotiate a turn you will get a variety of answers. Some motorcyclists will answer they lean in to the turn. A few hardy souls will talk of hanging off the low side shifting…

Braking

Motorcycles are inherently unstable. At speed they can wobble, shimmy, and generally make the riders life difficult. At no time is a motorcycle more unstable then when its braking. Tire technology gives the rider some of the best tire traction…

I don’t get angry I get even

hinking about the possibility of crashing is not a current phenomenon likely to catch on. Dissecting the tiny little interactions between the rider and the environment leading up to a crash can be an extremely emotional experience for the rider…

A motorcycle Accident

Motorcyclists make choices every time they ride. The choice of safety begins before the rider steps onto the motorcycle, and continues throughout the ride. Some choices are made for you, and accidents can happen to anyone. Here in Southwest Florida…