Special Message

From Our Educators

 

 

 

From: Rodd Polk  Chapter J “CE”                             June 2008

 

Hello everyone.. it is HOT!!!! and will get hotter..... so we need to practice some good techniques for ridding in heat... a couple of Ideas that could help you are!

  1. carry your ridding gear..ie, Helmets, vest, gloves, etc, carry all the ridding gear in with you on rest stops or breaks!

  2. Wear vented ridding gear.

  3. Wear light or white gear,  and drink pliantly of fluids... (elect. Lights)

I would like to congratulate Glenn and Pam, for become involded with the rider education program. I know they will be great help to all of us..

In the near future we are having a PLP (parking lot practice) Subject will be practicing riding with an injured driver! So bring your co riders..

Once again we are approaching the best part of ridding and record heat days. So PLEASE everyone wear the proper gear and drink plenty of water.

           

Thoughts for safe Ridding for June

TIPS

Safe riding is always good riding.

Riding safely is mostly a matter of knowledge and attitude, and riding safely doesn’t have to be

boring. In fact, practicing safe techniques could add years of fun to your life.

Simply put, here are 10 habits to practice that will help keep you safe and make riding more

enjoyable.

The following are links to good information

1. Be ready: mind, body, and bike.

2. Be smooth.

3. Know where you are.

4. Use your head (to look where you’re going.)

5. When your line of sight or path of travel becomes restricted, reduce your speed and use great care.

6. Before proceeding through any intersection, check left, check front, check right, then check left again.

7. Whenever you slow, first check your rearview mirror.

8. Keep a 2-4 second following distance.

9. Ride with a great attitude.

10. Practice.