How To Prepare Your Motorcycle For Spring Riding T

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Motorcycle riders are a sore bunch, so soaking in hot springs during our travels is practically a medical necessity. Factors like 'hydration' often take a backseat when considering all important aspects of a motorbike road trip. If you own a motorcycle and are considering taking a road trip, here are a few things I learned the hard way. Pack anything you might want during the ride on the nearside of the bike, so that if you have to stop at the roadside, you will not be standing in the road when you unpack.

You'll feel much better knowing you followed the Motorcycle Safety Foundation' s (MSF) comprehensive protocol for combing through your bike from tip to tail. When going on a road trip on a motorbike always prefer packing light. 5. DUSK is the most dangerous time of day to be riding.

Eight hours on a bike is a lifetime for inexperienced riders. As it turned out, being young and dumb while making rash decisions did not lead to me making the best choice because, as I quickly found out, I was woefully unprepared for a solo motorcycle road trip.

Know how many miles you are travelling a day and map out rest stops and possible places to eat. Whether you decide to buy or rent your bike, you'll want to make sure that the motorcycle you choose is the right companion for your road trip. Breathable travel underwear also helps to combat monkey butt on long rides which is an extra benefit.

Long-distance motorcycle touring will demand not only a lot from you as a rider but also from your machine. In these areas talk to local authorities about your intended trip and always plan your route carefully, noting roadhouses and towns and work out the distances to cover.