Of the 25 best inventions of 2013, Time magazine has placed the Mission R electric motorcycle in the number 7 spot. Time’s reasoning is fairly straight-forward: 160 hp, 0-60 in under three seconds, 150 mph top speed, and 140-mile range. The clincher, and what cements the Mission’s spot on Time’s list, is all of this […]
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.