Rider Resolutions

Nick Ienatsch is at it again, and has come up with resolutions fit for any rider! There's no need to wait until December to start making resolutions when it comes to riding. Check out this excerpt from Ienatsch's Tuesday, and see what Nick's resolutions are: "2017 will be three days old when this is published and [...]

By | 2018-05-03T17:08:42+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments

What We Wear (Below the neck)

Are you an All The Gear All The Time (ATGATT) rider? David L. Hough is, and explains why in the first part of the two part series, What We Wear. Based on an article published in Motorcycle Consumer News, January 2016, Hough goes through the importance of motorcycle gear one should wear below the neck, citing key [...]

By | 2018-04-18T16:28:25+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments

An Introduction to Stretching for the Motorcyclist

Nick's Note: We can buy new tires and reflash our ECU, but what about the on-board-engineer? To continue our "Winter Improvement" series, we ask Jenn Peris of ExposeYoga.com to get us ready for riding season with Standing Hip Stretches based on her extensive knowledge of not just yoga, but of what a motorcycle rider needs to succeed: Jenn [...]

By | 2018-04-13T19:18:28+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments

Pace vs. Risk: Rubber Side Down, Part 1

Keith Culver wrote a two part guest column for the Ienatsch's Tuesday column on Cycle World. "We hear this cliché all the time, but how does a new-to-the-canyons rider keep it that way? Hello, Keith Culver here. I am not a writer or motorcycle training guru, but due to my position as the Chief Operating [...]

By | 2018-04-02T16:08:16+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments

Learning how to install vinyl stickers, the right way (why not?)

"Last year, I watched Brian Smith apply stickers. Here is his approach, learned from a big-time Porsche tuner...and it works great." - Nick Ienatsch  Nick asked me to outline my procedure for installing vinyl die-cut stickers on a motorcycle, car, truck, trailer, tool box, etc. I’m finding that it’s a lot like teaching someone to [...]

By | 2018-04-02T16:08:42+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments

Five Riding Skills You Can Practice Every Ride

"Parking lots, including this truck stop, became my practice areas. On my Versys and then my FZ1, I worked on techniques at slower speeds to fine-tune muscle memory, finding that the small things like foot position make a huge difference." - Gary Klein At age 50, Gary Klein fell in love with motorcycle riding and [...]

By | 2018-04-02T16:26:52+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments

Motorcycle Situational Awareness, Part 2

"We’ve already noted that motorcycling is very dangerous, and that none of the tactics commonly employed to mitigate the danger have managed to bring the danger level down to anywhere near that of passenger vehicles. However, for some people the enjoyment of motorcycling overshadows the potential for injury. And becoming a better rider seems to [...]

By | 2018-02-28T20:20:48+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments

Motorcycle Situational Awareness, Part 1

Motorcycle safety, education and training author, David Hough, shares his thoughts on situational awareness in two LinkedIn Pulse articles. Read the first article below: "Some motorcycling gurus have suggested that the model for rider training is upside down. That is, we currently squander most of our training resources on new riders, and only a few of [...]

By | 2018-04-02T16:19:03+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments