The videos are definitely not boring or finger wagging.
There is really good information, from: Braking – Counter steering – Protective Clothing – Crash Scene First Aid – Pillions – Cornering – Classic Crash Scenarios – Reading Road Users – Group Riding.
Rider Risk – Click Here
In a Global world we consider the “Rider Risk” videos a breath of fresh air that cannot be bettered!
Although sitting watching or reading these tips is a good thing, nothing replaces getting practicable experience and training to put these into practice on the road where it matters!
For BikeSafe assessments – IAM – RoSPA/RoADAR and training
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Rider Risk Safety Videos
A ten part series of videos aimed at improving rider skills from the Motorcycle Council (MCC) of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia and funded by the NSW Government as part of a “Make Motorcycling Safer” partnership with the MCC of NSW.
Don’t stop reading! – Don’t hit the back button on your browser! It’s not what you might be thinking! The videos are definitely not boring or finger wagging. …….. Read more
BikeSafe – Northern Ireland
Position for early view allowing safety margin – Line is secondary to safety. – Left-hand bend entry speed too fast, bike will drift into oncoming/opposing traffic on exit – What is around the corner? …….. Read more
“Full Control” from the Norsk Motorcykkel Union (NMCU – Norway), first released in 2001, covers in 80 pages, in-depth precise and effective riding techniques. NMCU say that, “The reward for those who take the trouble to read “Full Control” is getting more fun out of each ride and increased safety at the same time.”
Designed by riders for riders the language is clear and easy to understand, the manual summarizes the knowledge and experience of the rider community. …….. Read More
BIKE’S Survival Guide
However, technical skills need to tempered with what’s inside your helmet, the adrenaline rush and tales of “daring do” with your mates over coffee, after your ride, will not impress or even happen if you don’t reach the end of your ride in one piece. …….. Read more
Are You That Rider?
Either because of necessity or because they actually enjoy the clearer roads and days that offer clear crisp air, we can reflect on the up and coming season and contemplate:
Is having a blast out on your bike a bad thing? …….. Read more
ACEM Lucky 13 Cartoon
A safety message with a difference, the Lucky 13 cartoon series, was developed by the European Motorcycle Industry – ACEM – within the framework of the European Road Safety Charter.
The series, published throughout 2009, features Lucky 13 a motorcyclist who explains with his clumsy behaviour.
Wwhat to look out for as he rides around the roads, avoiding the potential risks related to the infrastructure. ……..Read more
Ride It Right has teamed up with Ride The Wild Wind and Steve Baker Motorcycles through their You Tube TV Video Channel to bring you “Maintenance Tips” helping new and more experienced riders get the best out of their bikes.
Whether new to biking or an experienced rider the “Maintenance Tips” give some advice on looking after your bike, carrying out a few basic and essential checks to keep your bike running smoothly. ……..Read more
Check Your Rubbers!
When did you last check your tyres – Take our poll!
Tyres are the only parts of the motorcycle which are in contact with the road. Safety in acceleration, braking, steering and cornering all depend on a relatively small area of road contact.
Top tips for motorcycle tyre safety …….. Read more
Other Road Users – See Us
The leaflet asks other vehicle drivers to – Just Think! – See Us and Get It Right!
The collision facts speak for themselves, as the top three causes for all KSI (Killed Seriously Injured) motorcycle collisions (irrespective of responsibility) were. ……..Read more