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

Defensive Driving: Stay Slightly Ahead of Traffic

Nick Ienatsch diving deeper into the best practices when riding your motorcycle in traffic. Riding defensively isn't the only approach you need. "For thirteen years I worked full-time for Petersen Publishing Company and commuted by motorcycle into Hollywood, California, from the San Fernando Valley in what can be described as “insanely heavy traffic.” Though I’m [...]

By | 2018-03-08T14:25:57+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Moto Musing|0 Comments