Archive for April 2018

how to turn when stopped on a hill

Surprisingly, I’m often asked by even experienced riders how to turn when stopped on a hill. Obviously, there’s some confusion here. The rider’s who ask this question state they know not to use the front brake at low speeds since it will pull them to the ground, but,

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Motorcycle personal protective equipment

Motorcycle personal protective equipment From Wikipedia To improve motorcycle safety many countries mandate the wearing of personal protective equipment such as protective clothing and helmets. Protective gear may include certain types of jackets, gloves, boots, and pants. Jackets meant for motorcyclists are typically made of nylon, leather, or Kevlar.

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pre-ride inspection only takes a short moment

Remember that a pre-ride inspection only takes a short moment and can save you a lot of problems later on. Regular maintenance is as important for your bike as the doctor is for you. And before any ride make sure to wear the right gear, be familiar with your motorcycle, check your equipment and be…

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Denier is a unit of measure for the Linear mass density”

CrashedMotorcyclingRacingShoulderPanel.jpg Shoulder and slide panel of a motorcycling racing leathers after a race track crash. The rider crashed at speed of approximately 150 km/h (100 mp/h) and escaped the crash with bruises without torn ligaments or broken bones. Notice how the titanium slider (silver part) has burnt through due to extreme friction, while the carbon…

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Video Gallery

This gallery contains an assortment of videos. From rides, subjects of interest, photos from the past and everything in between. Be sure to click on the arrow to play videos RealBikerChicks.net Welcome You by Carrie Kuehn This 5 min video was created with some of the women rides that I have taken photos of for…

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Big Bear Lake

Southern California Big Bear Lake: Located in the San Bernardino, National Forest, east of Los Angeles on CA Hwy 18.Both the lake and the town of Big Bear Lake are located at a fairly high altitude. The lake runs roughly east-west, with the town on its southern shoreline. The northern shoreline of the lake is…

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