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Motorcycle Lessons Beyond the Classroom

Motorcycle Lessons Beyond the Classroom

Part 1: Don’t look away at the wrong time. By Nick Ienatsch, October 27, 2020 Over the next few weeks this column will attempt to impart motorcycling expertise designed to backstop the basics many riders learn in a riding class. What’s the goal? It’s to bring newer...
“She Races”

“She Races”

Fictional motorcycle poetry from Nick Ienatsch By Nick Ienatsch,  October 20, 2020 Her husband left her last year because “you ride too much,” She missed him occasionally but preferred her Yamaha’s touch. Addiction to the R6 ended her time as a wife… Becoming a racer...
The Ride-Better Drug For Motorcyclists

The Ride-Better Drug For Motorcyclists

Riding’s silver bullet: Tryactin – By Nick Ienatsch October 13, 2020 We search for the instant answer to safer riding—that silver bullet that will make us great riders. Reading books, studying videos, taking classes, asking questions: all in search of the...
Developing Critical Braking Feel  – Pre-Ride Drill, Part 3

Developing Critical Braking Feel – Pre-Ride Drill, Part 3

Nick Ienatsch, September 22, 2020 These pre-ride drills aim to jump-start your mind and body before you fire the bike. How big of a deal is that? Perhaps fairly minor in the grand scheme of rider safety, but as we all know, minor details become major issues when we...
Warm Up Your Body Before Your Motorcycle Pre-Ride Drill, Part 2

Warm Up Your Body Before Your Motorcycle Pre-Ride Drill, Part 2

By Nick Ienatsch September 15, 2020   The theme of these Pre-Ride Drill columns chases mental preparation to ride via physical actions. As your body goes through some of these suggestions, your mind realizes the actions are leading to a ride, a lapping session,...