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Safety Tips for New Motorcycle Riders (Video)

Feb 17, 2019 3:00:00 PM / by Wes

Are You a New Motorcycle Rider? Ride Safer with These Tips!

Hopping on a motorcycle for the first time can be intimidating, not to mention a wee bit scary. That’s okay! It’s happened to the best of us and is part of the learning process. Moving from four wheels to two is a huge adjustment but not an impossibility. The old adage rings true; practice makes perfect. The learning curve for beginner riders is substantial, but if you heed my advice, I can help put you ahead of the pack with my tips for new motorcycle riders.


To start, my advice for beginner motorcycle riders is simple; don’t be afraid to make mistakes. Believe me, I’ve had my fair share especially when I started riding. Don’t expect to be Steve McQueen and tear up the roads right off the bat. The goal is to be a safe rider, not a daredevil or Hollywood stunt performer. The only way to become a safe rider is to adhere to correct riding techniques and general road etiquette. There are a lot of unsafe drivers out there on the road, unfortunately. Keeping yourself safe and better prepared for other drivers on the road will help keep you upright. Keeping the shiny side up is of the utmost importance.

Let’s get this thing started, shall we? Beginner motorcycle rider mistakes aren’t uncommon, but they can be reduced. Safety begins with you, and it’s imperative to learn all of the helpful tips for a beginner rider. Gentlemen and ladies, start your engines!

What safety tips would you add to this list? Leave a comment and share this video on the social media superhighway!


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Written by Wes

As a veteran motorcycle rider and garage gearhead, I'm no spring chicken, I'm here to give tips for beginner motorcycle riders and car enthusiasts, and teach the ways of the road.

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