• Three Steps to Defeat Fear

    Fear is holding all of us back. Fear prevents us from becoming the riders we want to be. So what is fear exactly? Well, fear comes from our amygdala. Our lizard brain. You know, that little thing at the base of your skull that starts to tingle when you turn off all the lights in the basement. What’s really interesting ...
  • The Always, Onlys and Nevers of Motorcycling

    We hear it all the time in our sport. Always do this, never do that, the only way is this way. So I was having a conversation with my buddy Scott about this recently where we were asking each other, what are the always, onlys and nevers of riding. We each would try to come up with an absolute and ...
  • It’s Time You Did Some Motorcycle Touring

    This is my actual, first bike. How young was I when I was that little? My mom would complain that I was on it so much the two of us would somehow become attached if I wasn’t careful. More than 45 years after I started riding this little thing, I’m still on two wheels at every opportunity. But if there ...
  • Don’t Get Cheated

    Ten Tips On How To Buy a Used Motorcycle There are a lot of benefits that come from buying a used bike. But there are a lot of pitfalls and opportunities for things to go wrong.  So, the first step we need to take if we want to win at buying a used bike is to figure out which one ...
  • One Simple Habit To Reduce Reaction Times

    Faster Reaction Times, More Confidence and Better Braking There are two main things that are killing us as riders. The first is running wide in corners.  The second one is intersections. One of the problems with a lot of basic rider programs is they don’t necessarily teach us how to become an experienced rider. The vast majority of beginner riding programs ...
  • Why Street Riders Need This Track School

    Street riders sometimes think that a track-based riding school wouldn’t be applicable to them, and in many cases, they are correct. But after taking the online Champ U online courses, I suspected that the Yamaha Champions Riding School might be different. So we made our way to Inde Motorsports Ranch to see for ourselves. In this video, I’ll discuss why ...