Category Archives: Motorcycle Safety

CPR Class Was Kick-A$$

A couple of weeks ago, I took a CPR/AED class through the Red Cross of Phoenix. I loved it. Not only did I emerge from the class with a set of life-saving skills and a greater sense of community responsibility, … Continue reading

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Riding in Hell: How to Survive Hot Weather Riding

Well, you all knew that this article was coming, didn’t you? Now that I live in Phoenix, AZ, aka “hell”, I have learned an awful lot about hot weather riding. Frankly, there is no other kind of riding in AZ. … Continue reading

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Five Riding Tips for Newbie Women Bikers

It’s probably not a huge surprise that women ride differently than men. Hell, we do just about everything differently, some tasks with greater finesse and awareness, some tasks with less. The point is that women face additional struggles when learning … Continue reading

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Why Gearing Up, Every Time, is Vital

In motorcycling, you get all kinds of people across the entire spectrum of humanity. You have 20-year-old riders on rice rockets, Baby Boomers on old-school baggers, Yuppies on zero-emission bikes, and adrenaline junkies on sport-bikes. We see them out there every day. And, … Continue reading

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How Do You Stay Safe on that Thing?

How do you stay safe on that thing? This is a common question that I am asked by well-meaning, concerned, but slight incredulous people when we talk about motorcycles. What they mean is: “How is it that you have ridden … Continue reading

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