The best advice: look where you want to go

Lance Oliver writes, "In all my years of riding, I've learned a lot through experience, often the hard way. I've been lucky to hear the wisdom of teachers ranging from a former world champion, Kevin Schwantz, to the professorial safety columnist, Lawrence Grodsky. If I had to sift through all that good advice and choose [...]

By | 2018-07-05T17:53:29+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments

How earplugs save your hearing and make you safer

Lance Oliver offers his insight on the importance of wearing earplugs when riding your motorcycle. Below is an excerpt of the article: "Riding motorcycles can make you happier ... and hard of hearing The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recommends that workers should [...]

By | 2018-07-02T17:03:33+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments

Situation Awareness In A High-Threat Environment – RIDE CRAFT

"Years ago I read an inter­view with a veteran Air Force fighter pilot who said that veteran fighter pilots beat rookie pilots in mock air battles because the rookies “look away at the wrong time.” This comment stuck with me as I observed motorcyclists’ eye usage. Recently retired three-star Marine Corps Gen. Robert Schmidle flies [...]

By | 2018-05-09T18:09:51+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments

Get Your Fingers Up On The Brake Lever

"The Allstate Insurance website tells us that 46 percent of motorcycle crashes happen at intersections. Wait! Don’t quit reading. This isn’t a hand-wringing rehash of what we all know. I’m not going to preach about the hazards of intersections and the generally poor driving skills of the American driver. Those aren’t going to change anytime [...]

By | 2018-04-24T19:24:27+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments

What We Wear above the neck

In part 2 of David L. Hough's two part series, What We Wear, Hough explores proper motorcycle helmets, the NHTSA's position on protective equipment and research showing the importance of wearing protective head gear when riding. Here's a short excerpt from this article, one I suggest any rider read: "I’ve suggested the importance of wearing [...]

By | 2018-04-18T16:33:55+00:00 April 18th, 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

Staying Alive

This article was originally published on LinkedIn Pulse by David L. Hough on January 13, 2016.  "Based on a column by the author published in Motorcycle Consumer News, March, 2015 Stayin’ Alive By David L. Hough So the phone rings and it’s some guy from New York City who has tracked me down because he [...]

By | 2018-04-03T18:30:44+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments