Crashed But NOT Burned — And Here’s Why [K1600]


Postby FYRWRX on Wed May 15, 2013 12:28 pm

ImageIt’s often said that there are two types of riders; those that have crashed and those that will do so eventually. The interesting aspect of this oft-quoted statement is the predilection of riders to hold tightly to the belief that the “crash” experience will never happen to “them”. It’s human nature to deny ourselves acceptance of situations or experiences that are horrifying, scary, traumatic, and downright dangerous. We all want to believe that those “bad things” will happen to someone else; someone who is doing something that they shouldn’t be doing or something that the other person wasn’t prepared for – How many times have we looked at another motorcycle rider and said: “There’s an accident waiting to happen!” We are making an assumption based on some behavior or appearance that the “bad thing” will only happen to those other people. Continue reading “Crashed But NOT Burned — And Here’s Why [K1600]”

Motorcycle and bicycle helmet use laws

Why not standardize the laws?  Hot topic but we believe in ATGATT

(All The Gear All The Time)

December 2011

  • Laws requiring all motorcyclists to wear a helmet are in place in 20 states and the District of Columbia
  • Laws requiring only some motorcyclists to wear a helmet are in place in 27 states
  • There is no motorcycle helmet use law in 3 states (Illinois, Iowa, and New Hampshire)
  • Some bicyclists are required by law to wear a helmet in 21 states and the District of Columbia
  • There is no bicycle helmet use law in 29 states Continue reading “Motorcycle and bicycle helmet use laws”


(De)Motivational Motorcycle Posters Part 2 – 58 Posters

Author: Mike Werner

When I did the first list of motorcycle (de)motivational motorcycle posters, it was an enormous success (article Open link in a new window, part 3 Open link in a new window). So it’s time to do a second series. When I set out to scout the world wide web for motorcycle motivation posters, I immediately stumbled upon a forum which had a lot of them, so I didn’t need to look any further. Open link in a new window, thanks for your hard work.Here are 58 Motorcycle Motivational and Demotivating Posters. Most are funny, many are insulting, but most of them will bring a smile to your face. If you want a bigger version, go to the source site.

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