Motorcycling 101: How not to drop your bike. & How to pick up a dropped bike.

14 Mar

There are 101 ways you can drop your bike.  And your first instinct will be to rush and pick up your bike before anyone sees you.

The adrenaline rush, screaming engine, ears ringing with embarrassment , your pride in the dumps…you grab both handle bar grips and pull up the bike.

If you have a light street bike. .you may pull this off without hurting yourself. .but it most cases you will get hurt.

The following two videos from Manna Cali aptly address that scenario ,as well as gives you tips on How not to drop your bike. It is by no means exhaustive, but it is a start.

Yes its for all riders ..you guys too..breaking your backs trying to pick up 200 plus Kg bikes.

Points to remember.
1. Get crash bar guards or sliders for your bike .
2. Put the side stand down before raising the bike.
3. Make sure the bike is in gear if you can get to the shifter.

Ride Safe

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2 Responses to “Motorcycling 101: How not to drop your bike. & How to pick up a dropped bike.”

  1. Aamera March 14, 2014 at 9:30 pm #

    Love the new look, and the link to the Awards! Have a great wknd.

    • inked biker March 14, 2014 at 10:16 pm #

      Thank you. As its said mwanamume ni effort :-) . Thank you for the visits and comments Have a great weekend too.

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