Tagged: Motorcycle Etiquette

Friday Motorcycle Chain Links – News From the World of Motorcycling

Motorcycle vs. Hearse Crash Leave Rider Critically Injured A motorcyclist escorting a funeral procession is in critical condition after a crash involving a hearse outside a Montgomery, Ohio cemetery today. The rider and the hearse collided outside Gate of Heaven Cemetery around 11:30 a.m. The motorcyclist was alert and talking...

What Are Your Rights At a Motorcycle Roadblock? Know Them Or Lose Them

You’re riding through Georgia, and that in itself might be a questionable decision¬† (but we’ll leave that subject for another time), and you find yourself stopped at a roadblock or a motorcycle “checkpoint.” What do you do now? What are your rights? Bolting is not an option, so here’s some...

Drinking And Riding Your Motorcycle, How to Manage A Dangerous Combination

Drinking alcohol, even in small amounts, is not recommended while operating a motorcycle, but if you’ve ever attended a motorcycle event or rally, you know the reality is that people do indeed drink and then ride. While it may not be the smartest course of action, people regularly drink and...

Harley-Davidson Q2 2011 Results Suggest The Company Ain't Dead Yet

Overall Sales Down, But H-D Shows Some Positive Signs The reports of the demise of iconic motorcycle brand and manufacturer Harley-Davidson are, it seems, a bit premature. While the entire market segment for motorcycles has taken a huge hit in these rough economic times, the Boys From Milwaukee seem to...

Newbie Rider Mistakes

Squid (Squiddy) – Acronym, SQUirrely kID. 1. Used in reference to younger motorcycle riders with little respect to posted speed limit laws, self safety or safety of others. 2. Inexperienced newcomer, someone trying to ride beyond his skill level with arms flailing (like a squid) to try not to fall....