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    Are You Discouraged About Your Riding?

    Learning to ride a motorcycle at a high level of proficiency is challenging and so many of us struggle maintaining our motivation in the face of challenges.
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    Patience, Grasshopper. Let the Corner Come To You.

    We all know that one of the coolest things about motorcycles is corners.  Seriously, that whole lateral lean thing is just fantastic, am I right?  In fact, for so many of us, when we see a corner coming, we just can’t wait to get into the corner so we can get our turns in! But, lets be honest, all that ...
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    Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Riding

    So, you’ve decided to do this!  You are going to learn to ride a motorcycle.  Or perhaps you’re just moto-curious. What should you expect?  What challenges are you going to face?  What are some of the things I wish I knew before I learned to ride? First I’m stoked that you are here!  Learning to ride a motorcycle is an ...
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    See Everything | Look at Nothing

    Have you struggled with where to look, how far ahead you are supposed to look? Have you struggled with target fixation? I’m sure that all of you have heard, "keep your eyes up". But that phrase is a huge oversimplification of an incredibly complex process.
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    How I Stopped Being Scared in Corners

    I almost gave up on motorcycling, a culmination of struggles led to a single moment that had me ready to hang up my helmet and taking up knitting instead.  What happened? What did I learn from this experience? It’s story time on this episode of moto-philosophy. I remember the corner like it was yesterday.  It was a gentle, downhill, slightly ...
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    There Are Two Kinds of Riders

    There are those who have crashed and those who will crash.   I really hate this saying. Like, I get the point it’s trying to make.  Motorcycling is high risk. Very high risk. I’d argue that motorcycling can’t even be done safely. I’d even say that Safety is an Illusion.   In 1940 Helen Keller published the book, Let Us Have ...