In the United States, riding a motorcycle is no longer just a niche past time for burly leather clad men - just about any and everyone can ride a motorbike. Motorcycles have gone mainstream for several reasons including the fact that they are cost efficient modes of transport, smaller than car and comparable in terms of speed. With the ability to zip through traffic and get you where you need to be or want to be, it is not difficult to understand the allure of riding a bike. It should be said however, as with any auto vehicular mode of transport, that driving a bike can be dangerous and downright fatal if you don't take all the right precautions. You need to know how to stay safe and alive on the road if you're going to be one of the thousands of people who use motorbikes as their primary means of transport. Below are a few of our tips to help you arrive alive:
Riding a motorcycle goes hand in hand with a sense of freedom but it also carries with it an increased risk of serious injury if you're involved in accident. While you may think other drivers are the biggest danger when you're on the road, your bike could actually present a greater risk if it's equipped with a defective or malfunctioning clutch.