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+00:00April 18th, 2018|Moto Musing|Comments Off on What We Wear (Below the neck)

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 |2020-10-20T14:03:52+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Moto Musing|Comments Off on Staying Alive

Brake Light Initiative: Braking Properly

How to use your motorcycle brakes properly Nick Ienatsch, Jeff Allen, Michael Troutman, and John Beck wrote a Lifestyle piece on CycleWorld about using your motorcycle breaks properly. "The Pace 2.0 challenges riders to add this statement to their riding portfolio: “I can go to the brakes at any time during my ride.” The Brake [...]

By |2018-04-03T18:24:48+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Moto Musing|Comments Off on Brake Light Initiative: Braking Properly

Pace vs. Risk: Rubber Side Down, Part 2

The second part of Keith Culver's two part Pace vs. Risk series, featured on Cycle World's Ienatsch Tuesday column. "We're back to discuss how to reduce the two major canyon-riding “Risks” we discussed in part one: Lean Angle and Abruptness...while still enjoying your pace. Yes, I wrote “your pace" because everyone has a different pace [...]

By |2018-04-02T16:07:37+00:00March 30th, 2018|Moto Musing|Comments Off on Pace vs. Risk: Rubber Side Down, Part 2

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+00:00March 28th, 2018|Moto Musing|Comments Off on Pace vs. Risk: Rubber Side Down, Part 1

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+00:00March 16th, 2018|Moto Musing|Comments Off on Five Riding Skills You Can Practice Every Ride

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+00:00March 8th, 2018|Moto Musing|Comments Off on Defensive Driving: Stay Slightly Ahead of Traffic

A Practice Guide For Braking

In this Ienatsch Tuesday column, Nick gives readers a 13-step guide to practicing the perfect break, because if there is one motorcycle component to master, it's the brakes. "Last week while standing on the Inde Motorsports Ranch asphalt watching riders approach during the Yamaha Champions Riding School (YCRS) braking practice session, it occurred to me how [...]

By |2018-03-06T19:38:57+00:00March 6th, 2018|Moto Musing|Comments Off on A Practice Guide For Braking

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 |2021-04-06T14:35:55+00:00February 27th, 2018|Moto Musing|Comments Off on Motorcycle Situational Awareness, Part 1

Motorcycle Riding Tips to Think About by Nick Ienatsch

In another Ienatsch Tuesday Cycle World post, motorcyclists can find out some of Nick's favorite riding tips that will help improve your riding skills. If you're a new or seasoned rider, you can definitely learn a thing or two from this advice! Click here to read Nick Ienatsch's five tips for riding motorcycles.

By |2018-02-20T20:49:38+00:00February 20th, 2018|Moto Musing|Comments Off on Motorcycle Riding Tips to Think About by Nick Ienatsch