Investigation into how and why a rear motorcycle tire slide can cause a crash, as without two spinning tires, you have less or no steering. Sounds like common sense, but it is a bit trickier than that. I had more fun making this video, despite the fact I was making fun of my injured brother, it was a hoot trying a new format. I hope you enjoy the video.
This video was shot in 2014 at a gymkhana event known as Top Gun, held at the Montevallo Safety Center. The event was free, and meant to help riders improve their skills. It was quickly apparent that a few riders did not need any improvement, so WHY were they there? It was very obvious that […]
If you are a new or returning motorcycle rider and DON”T have some anxiety about crashing, something is wrong. After riding with my little brother (returning rider) this past weekend, my anxiety level was very high as I rode behind him on some tricky river twisties and even had a few puckers when I knew […]
Since the first time I heard the phrase “Loud pipes save lives” I wondered where someone gathered the data needed to make the claim. After discussing the concept with several of it’s advocates, I quickly realized the concept was a PR/marketing device – designed to persuade normal citizenry that the outrageous behavior had a positive […]