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Helpful Hints for Riding

I'VE FALLEN...AND I CAN GET UP! It's happened to me three times, and I'll bet it's happened to you, too.  Maybe even more than once!  Dropping your bike is a pain.  (Not to mention embarrassing.) Amanda...

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Helpful Hints for Riding

DRESS FOR SUCCESS   When I was vacationing in Israel several years ago, I was pleased to see how many two-wheelers were on the road.  But I was appalled by how the motorcyclists dressed over...

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Just for Fun

  We could all use a little break, don't you think?  Click below and enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MDCrAg6eSbE

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Helpful Hints for Riding

Fear.  Am I right? Sure, I'll admit it: I'm a little fearful every time I saddle up.  I'm afraid I might get in an accident.  Or get caught in the rain.  Or worse yet -...

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Helpful Hints for Riding

Safety.  It's what we're all about here at the Motorcycle Awareness Campaign.  True...we do tend to focus on the 4-wheeling motorist and getting him or her to be actively aware of those of us on...

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Helpful Hints for Riding

WHY WE'RE "INVISIBLE"   We all know that the most common "excuse" motorists give when they strike a motorcyclist is, "I just didn't see him."  But WHY didn't the motorist see him? The most obvious...

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Helpful Hints for Riding

RIDE THE DRAGON?  NO, THANKS!   I can’t tell you how many times people have said one (or more) of the following to me: “Oh, man!  I rode The Dragon!  You have GOT to ride...

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Helpful Hints for Riding

TAILGATERS!  AM I RIGHT?   We've all been there.  You're on your bike and some jerk-wad in a car is tailgating you.  What can you do?  Well, when I'm in my CAR, I generally whip...

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  COVID-19.  Partisan politics.  Racial and social unrest.  Immigration.  Intersectionality. Yes, it's true: I've been tuning it all out, and it's been doing wonders for my mental health.  Oh, sure...I wear a mask and I...

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Just for Fun

I read an interesting essay on Facebook the other day.  It was written by a member of the SFMC and shared by my friend Big Dave Ervin, formerly of Gorilla Customs in Livingston Parish.  (Sadly,...

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