Motorcycle Safety Archive

  • BY BILL BELEI                                                                                                                                                   Nothing beats a ride along the coast. Whether at sunrise, at sunset, in the middle of the day or even at night, the majesty and tranquility that go along with the sights and sounds of relentless crashing waves and the lights reflecting off the water is a […]

    5 Epic Coastal Motorcycle Roads

    BY BILL BELEI                                                                                                                                                   Nothing beats a ride along the coast. Whether at sunrise, at sunset, in the middle of the day or even at night, the majesty and tranquility that go along with the sights and sounds of relentless crashing waves and the lights reflecting off the water is a […]

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  • COMPILED BY RIDE STAFF   The T-CLOCS inspection checklist shows you what to check and what to look for when inspecting your bike. Although it’s not mandatory, before you ride, consider conducting a T-CLOCS check to ensure your safety on the road. T = TIRES AND WHEELS Tires are a […]

    T-CLOCS Decoded

    COMPILED BY RIDE STAFF   The T-CLOCS inspection checklist shows you what to check and what to look for when inspecting your bike. Although it’s not mandatory, before you ride, consider conducting a T-CLOCS check to ensure your safety on the road. T = TIRES AND WHEELS Tires are a […]

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  • COMPILED BY RIDE STAFF Conducting a bike check before riding is not only smart but could be life-saving. Before you ride, consider these eight motorcycle inspection tips. 1. TIRES Check your tires to make sure they are properly inflated. Checking them when they are cold is best. Check them for […]

    8 Point Safety Check

    COMPILED BY RIDE STAFF Conducting a bike check before riding is not only smart but could be life-saving. Before you ride, consider these eight motorcycle inspection tips. 1. TIRES Check your tires to make sure they are properly inflated. Checking them when they are cold is best. Check them for […]

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  • BY MARK MCKENZIE                                                                                                                                     I’ve always worn a helmet – that was one of my dad’s rules. The jacket and gloves were seasonal. At least that was my rule until two summers ago. It was one of those beautiful Florida weekends just made for riding – bright sun, light breeze, mid-80s, […]

    Better Safe Than Sorry

    BY MARK MCKENZIE                                                                                                                                     I’ve always worn a helmet – that was one of my dad’s rules. The jacket and gloves were seasonal. At least that was my rule until two summers ago. It was one of those beautiful Florida weekends just made for riding – bright sun, light breeze, mid-80s, […]

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  • BY TROY LYMAN                                                                                                                                      Where am I? I blinked my eyes a couple times and allowed them to adjust to the soft light that filled the room. From my prone perspective and the mediocre softness of the linens on my skin and the unfamiliarity of the walls and ceiling above me […]

    Awake the Whole Time

    BY TROY LYMAN                                                                                                                                      Where am I? I blinked my eyes a couple times and allowed them to adjust to the soft light that filled the room. From my prone perspective and the mediocre softness of the linens on my skin and the unfamiliarity of the walls and ceiling above me […]

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  • BY CDR JASON BRAGG The week of Thanksgiving I put about a thousand miles on my motorcycle. I traversed through Everglades National Park, circumvented most of Miami then rode up I-95 to my mom’s house on the Space Coast. After a nice visit and plenty of pie, I traveled back […]

    Seeing Blind Spots

    BY CDR JASON BRAGG The week of Thanksgiving I put about a thousand miles on my motorcycle. I traversed through Everglades National Park, circumvented most of Miami then rode up I-95 to my mom’s house on the Space Coast. After a nice visit and plenty of pie, I traveled back […]

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  • BY DOUG SIMMONS I am lucky enough to be living and riding on Oahu, in the great state of Hawaii. I moved out here about two years ago to take a new job.I have been riding for 40 years and currently ride a 2011 stock Harley-Davidson Road King. I was […]

    Trouble in Hawaii

    BY DOUG SIMMONS I am lucky enough to be living and riding on Oahu, in the great state of Hawaii. I moved out here about two years ago to take a new job.I have been riding for 40 years and currently ride a 2011 stock Harley-Davidson Road King. I was […]

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  • BY MU3 (SW) DANIEL WEBER I earned my motorcycle license in June of 2010, shortly after completing the Basic Rider Course in Virginia Beach, Virginia. I completed the Advanced Rider Course in late 2011 and again in 2014. Regardless of how many hours we accumulate in the seat, we should […]

    Shaken Up and Stirred

    BY MU3 (SW) DANIEL WEBER I earned my motorcycle license in June of 2010, shortly after completing the Basic Rider Course in Virginia Beach, Virginia. I completed the Advanced Rider Course in late 2011 and again in 2014. Regardless of how many hours we accumulate in the seat, we should […]

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  • BY MICHAEL BORKOWSKI, NAVSAFECEN What do Motorcycles and May have in common? May is motorcycle safety awareness month, a time of year designed to remind all drivers and motorcyclists to share the road with each other. Motorcycle safety is an issue of increasing concern. The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), National […]

    What Do Motorcycles & May Have in Common?

    BY MICHAEL BORKOWSKI, NAVSAFECEN What do Motorcycles and May have in common? May is motorcycle safety awareness month, a time of year designed to remind all drivers and motorcyclists to share the road with each other. Motorcycle safety is an issue of increasing concern. The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA), National […]

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  • BY JOE PERFETTO & BONNIE REVELL The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Naval Safety Center want to take this opportunity to remind everyone that with warmer weather approaching more motorcycles will be on the roads. All drivers are asked to please share the road and look twice […]

    Motorcycle Awareness

    BY JOE PERFETTO & BONNIE REVELL The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Naval Safety Center want to take this opportunity to remind everyone that with warmer weather approaching more motorcycles will be on the roads. All drivers are asked to please share the road and look twice […]

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