React, Respond, Initiate

What will you do next?? The first almost always leads to bad outcomes. When things are uncertain it’s easy to react. Responding is smarter, it forces you to think about the action to take once you identify a hazard. It’s also easy to get into a rhythm of responding, to others’ actions and movements. HowContinue reading “React, Respond, Initiate”

Ride Your Own Ride by Lucy Monyenye

Riding my own ride I can’t stand vibrations, let alone vibrations in between my legs!! Hold up, get your head out of the gutter, you dirty little soul😈. We will get back to the vibrations shortly. I have been riding for a while now, hit 3,000kms!!!🥳🥳 and I have had a top speed of 107kphContinue reading “Ride Your Own Ride by Lucy Monyenye”

Helmets Expire – By B.G

Helmets Expire Just as with most man made things, motorcycle helmets have a shelf life. A helmet loses its effectiveness over time. To understand why, how and when, we need to first understand the structure of a helmet. The Outer Shell is the external lightweight ‘plastic’ part of the helmet. It is mostly made fromContinue reading “Helmets Expire – By B.G”

Invisibility

I am a motorcyclist and I have the power of invisibility, and so do you. That’s the intro from Lil Rye of Fortnine who presents this post on their YouTube channel. How are we invisible to other road users? 1. Saccades Quick eye movements from A to B and everything between the movements is invisible.Continue reading “Invisibility”

Verdant Gardens – Ghana to Burkina Faso Return – by Abdi Zeila (Part 1)

Trip report (Accra-Kumasi-Tamale, 660 kms so far) I have a 200cc Chinese-made ‘Royal’ brand motorbike. This brand is the most popular in Ghana, with the majority of okada men in Accra riding the 125 and 150cc variants. It is very cheap to maintain and rides well. The only downside is the high fuel consumption whilstContinue reading “Verdant Gardens – Ghana to Burkina Faso Return – by Abdi Zeila (Part 1)”