Tagged: Rider Education

Anti-Lock Brakes

Goldwing ABS

Deciding the value of staying upright: ABS A common frustration among rider course instructors and coaches is that while rid ers will spend upwards of $25,0 00 on their Wing, they balk at $50 or $100 or more to hone their safety skills. As I write this, I am in that “dollars for safety” conundrum… Read more »

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Do you know the law?

Police - Motorcycle Safety

You come to a four-way stop at the same time as another bike arriving at the left cross street. Who has the r ight of way? You get caught going 62 in a 55 mph zone. You get a ticket (not a warning), but there are no points, no insurance company notifi cation and nothing… Read more »

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Trike Training

Woman on Trike

Trike Course for and Taught by Women The Rider Ed Program has been around for quite some time now and so have trikes. With the popularity of the trike, more and more ladies are now behind the handlebars and are driving themselves. They are not taking the backseat anymore. As you know, GWRRA has been… Read more »

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Center of Mass

Center of Mass Diagram - Trikes

Understanding the Physics Behind Steering Your Trike Simply put, the center of mass is the point at which the weight of an object, in this case our trike, is equally distributed in all directions. This point is variable. Even when we are stationary, the center of mass depends not only on the trike’s weight distribution… Read more »

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3-Wheeled Safety

GWRRA Trike Class

A Day at a GWRRA Trike Class WRRA has long history of providing classes to Members for further education in motorcycle riding and safety. But one class that not everyone is aware of is trike-specific, and on a particularly warm September afternoon in Scottsdale, Ariz., I headed out to see what the word was all… Read more »

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Learn To Ride

GWRRA Drill Teams

Become a safer rider with a little reverse engineering. As safe riders, we understand that we could be safer. When we get on a motorcycle, we need to do so with the correct mental attitude and a mindset that is fully ready to ride. Along with proper riding gear — which is a must —… Read more »

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Safe Team Riding

Part 1: Collaborative Cooperation A team ride is a great way to travel and spend time with like-minded friends who love to live on the road. But at the same time, it can be one of the most demanding activities for a motorcyclist, demanding more cognitive concentration, precise coordination, intelligible communication and insightful, rapid-fire decision… Safe Team Riding”>Read more »

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