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Riding Safer by Riding Smarter

Motorcycle riders, passengers and enthusiasts will enjoy this collection of safety articles and stories written especially to improve your skills because riding more safely keeps the fun in your ride.

Whether a new or experienced motorcyclist, these articles will help you learn to better manage your risk and to ride with more control which will increase your overall comfort level while riding.

The tips, techniques and strategies discussed will compliment your training, further develop your skills and enhance your riding enjoyment.


Featured Article

So you live in snow country like I do and now you’ve decided to take up the sport of downhill skiing. You’ve acquired some fashionable skiing togs as well as a nice set of skis and poles. If you live in southern Wisconsin, you might head over to Cascade Mountain near Portage to learn and practice your new found winter activity. After a few lessons you decide to tackle the Magic Carpet run, one of the easier trails on the mountain.

You find that skiing is really fun and over the course of the winter you graduate to the Schoolmarm run. You find skiing to be exhilarating and every chance you get, you make your way to Cascade Mountain to enjoy the thrill of sliding down the Magic Carpet and Schoolmarm runs. The skiing keeps getting easier and easier and you wonder what other challenges might await you.

Read: Skiing

Books by Linda and Chuck

We're often asked by new riders we teach how they can take what they learned in class to become smooth and confident riders like the people who got them excited about riding. We gathered our thoughts in Saddle Time: Gaining Confidence.

We were facilitating a lot of group riding workshops and frequently hearing similar questions from each seminar. Unable to find a single resource to address these recurring questions, we wrote Riding Together: A Guide to Group Riding.

After writing monthly newsletter articles for over fifteen years, we decided to publish a selection of new and revised articles as food for thought in The Motorcyclist's Soup Kitchen: 101 Ideas to Chew On When You're Riding or Not.