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Some basic tips about motorbike riding, from an old survivor…

I bought my first bike, a Honda C100 4-stroke, at 14 and then broke my collarbone at 15 when I managed to lose the front end and fly over the handlebars in a local field. Since then I have had a range of motorbikes and experiences including track riding as well as racing and I just wanted to pass on some basic survival tips to you, dear reader. So here we go:

  • ALWAYS stay within your comfort zone. Work on expanding that zone by taking any and all training that you can find and afford.
  • ALWAYS dress ready for the worst, so good helmet, gloves, bike jacket and jeans are essential.
  • Assume that the other road users will do what they should not, so ride defensively and give them all a very wide berth. And they often do the wrong thing.
  • Take rider training cos we are NOT all Valentino. Track riding is great for learning, so is off road riding.
  • Look after your bike (check tyre pressures, oil levels etc) and your bike will look after you. I check tyre pressures before evey trip and then daily during my trip.

Stay safe and have fun! My current lovely bikes are shown below

By Simon

I offer an ever-developing range of services to satisfy an ever-changing set of markets. Born in the UK I have lived in Italy for more than 20 years. I can help you to experience a touch of the real Italian experience which goes beyond your dreams but without stress nor unwanted suprises.