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MotoCynic on: How to Crash a New Motorcycle

As part of being a comprehensive blog I bring you my latest “How To”. This one will be on how to crash your brand new motorcycle. Now while not a sought after skill, it is something that some might find … Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago: My First Crash

Ten years ago on this day I had my first “real” motorcycle crash. I say first real crash because I had dropped the bike over a couple of times, once at almost 20mph by misjudging the road side surface, but … Continue reading

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Six Years: Stop Looking back, time to look forward

  Six years, ten screws and one plate later and this day continues to be infamous with me. The good news is that for the first time on this day I am better than I have been before. I am … Continue reading

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Crashing: It happens

Sometimes when you ride the unexpected happens and you end up on the pavement. If you’re lucky you get up brush yourself off and worry about what happened to the bike, if not you end up not walking for several … Continue reading

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Motorcycle Myths: You Don’t Lay a Bike Down… (it’s called crashing)

“Both motorcyclists took evasive action and laid their motorcycles down on the sides, sliding on the asphalt. The Honda struck both motorcycles and one of the motorcyclists.” http://www.wsoctv.com/news/news/local/cmpd-motorcycle-wreck-wendover-causes-delays/ngDBB/ “It appears that the accident occurred as the result of Mr. Lemire … Continue reading

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The Best Advice For Riding a Motorcycle

When I first started riding my motorcycle I ended up hanging out with a bunch of really cool people I met on the Ducati Monster Forums. I went on a few group rides with them and I crashed (very minor … Continue reading

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