#8 – Ural “Are we cool yet?” “I think so. Keep smiling.” From an aggressive social media marketing campaign (What, you weren’t aware? Congratulations, you’re not a hipster) to last year’s appearance on the cover of a Hammacher Schlemmer catalog to last month’s announcement of a third consecutive year of sales growth, Ural is poised to make […]
Top 10 Riding Tips for Noobs
3. Be Visible
Select brightly colored riding gear that will help you stand out in traffic, especially a helmet and jacket. Sometimes we’ll use our bike’s high beam headlight during the day in the hope we’re slightly more visible.
Make yourself conspicuous on the highway or any multi-lane road. Don’t lock yourself into one lane. Instead, move around within your lane, and change lanes often. It keeps you aware and awake. And more importantly, just because a driver in your field of vision saw you a minute or two ago doesn’t mean he sees you now.