LIVE TO RIDE. RIDE TO LIVE
9th October 2007
Whether you’ve been riding for years or just enjoying your first 125 bike, we all know it can be risky on the roads.
To help you stay safe, here are some thought provoking facts and tips that’ll help you avoid an accident.
The facts don’t lie, unfortunately.
- Motorcyclists account for just 1% of road users, yet in 2005 they accounted for 18% of road fatalities
- 65% of all motorcycle accidents involving a car happen at T-junctions
What does all this mean? It means expecting car drivers to see you won’t save your life, but perfecting your skills and changing the way you ride could. Click on the link below for some great riding tips.
- 5 TOP RIDING TIPS - Click Here
Give your bike the love it deserves, and it’ll help you stay safe on the roads.
Spending your weekends polishing and cleaning your bike to within an inch of it’s life may be a cliché, but if you look after your bike it really will look after you.
Click on the link below for 5 great tips on how to keep your bike in perfect running order.
- 5 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR BIKE IN PERFECT NICK - Click Here
Kit yourself out, before you set out.
On a hot day we’ve all been tempted to leave our leathers at home and ride off in a pair of jeans and a t-shirt, but a slide on tarmac at just 30 mph could result in serious injuries. Click on the link below to find out how to kit yourself out on the roads.
- 5 BITS OF KIT NO RIDER SHOULD BE WITHOUT - Click Here
With the right kit, the right skills and the right attitude, there’s no reason why riding can’t be a safe, convenient and enjoyable way to get around.
Look after yourself.