In this tutorial, we learn how to ride a motorcycle safely with a passenger. First give your passenger gear for themselves, then have them sit behind you on the bike. Make sure they hold onto you while you are driving, and you take turns more slowly at first. Turn the sides ge ...more
Safely Ride a Motorcycle
Learn how to ride a motorcycle safely. The bike in the video is a 2008 Triumph Street Triple.
Here are some tips on how to ride a motorcycle safely with a passenger.
In this tutorial we learn how to ride a motorcycle in a group. You will have each person separated by enough length so you can each safely stop. There should be a trail of one in front of the other, not everyone next to each other. Follow the hand signals that each person give ...more
Check out this how-to video to ride a horse. Watch an experienced rider show you what to do and what not to do: DON'T walk behind or under a horse--you could easily get kicked or stepped on.
Motorcycles are two-wheeled motor vehicles that are used for cruising, racing and other recreational activities. Learn the basics for riding motorcycles from an experienced motorcyclist in this free sports bike video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Ride a motorcycle. Ride a moto ...more
This motorcycle tutorial will help you familiarize yourself with a beginner bike and show you how to ride the bike for the first time. You will learn the basic handle bar controls first, then take the bike to the road and learn how to apply the different controls. A great less ...more
Learn the basic concepts to starting and riding a motorcycle! The motorcycle in this video is a Kawasaki Ninja model. To start the bike, you will first need to know how the bike works and where all the different parts are at. You should know where the clutch, turn signals, ho ...more
Over a half-million cyclists end up in emergency rooms each year. Lower that number by following some rules on how to stay safe while biking on the road. Learn how to ride a bike safely on the road. You will need a bike with working brakes, a helmet, a pair of bike gloves, sun ...more
If you're going to ride a dirt bike, you better learn how to ride it right. With tips and instructions for both the novice and experienced bike rider, this video covers everything from positioning yourself on the bike to riding over obstacles and uphill.
Riding your bike can be a great way to avoid traffic and parking hassles, but in the big city especially it can be very dangerous. This quick video will give you some tips for improving your visibility on the bike. Wear bight colors during the day and reflective clothing along ...more
Safe motorcycle riding requires knowledge and skill. Testing two-wheel vehicle operators is the best measurement of the skills necessary to operate safely in traffic because people often overestimate their own abilities. To obtain your license, you must pass a knowledge test a ...more
How To : Cycle Safer with This DIY Turn Signal Backpack, Complete with Accelerometer-Activated Brake Lights
If you ride your bike or motorcycle a lot, especially in a large city, you've probably had a few close calls. No matter how safely you're driving, you never know what other people are going to do, and being on a smaller vehicle makes you difficult to see. Most bicyclists rely ...more
Learn how to ride a motorcycle by performing the off-set cone weave. The off-set cone weave is one of the skills you will need to perform on a bike to pass the Alternate M.O.S.T. test. The tutorial shows you the layout for the off-set cone weave test and how to perform it on a ...more
Athletes give top tips on how to ride tight turns nice and safely. Turn corners on an off-road mountain bike. Click through to watch this video on mpora.com
If all things go well, you'll only have to take your road test once. That's the goal: to ace your test on the first try and then start driving on your own. Granted, it's a nerve-racking experience, but keep in mind that the California Department of Motor Vehicles wants you to ...more
Popular Mechanics' Senior Auto Editor Mike Allen shows you how to safely stop your car if you become the victim of sudden unintended acceleration. DO • Brake. Brake once, don't pump or ride the brakes. This will only heat up the brake pads, potentially overheating them and ma ...more
This motorcycle driving tutorial explains how to ride a motorcycle by showing you how to shift the gears of the bike. This video goes into detail about how gear shifting works on a bike and then reminds you not to overthink it in practice!
In this video, Crystal Charles tells us how to ride a motorcycle. First, you will need to make sure you have protective equipment: gloves, helmet, and jacket. You can use a long sleeved shirt if you don't have a riding jacket. You will want to inspect your gear to make sure it ...more
This video will explain the basics of how to ride a motorcycle by showing you the basic controls of a motorcycle: clutch, lights, turn signals, gears, brakes, horn and more. If you are learning how to ride a motorcycle, using the basic controls is the place you want to start.
Learn how to ride a motorcycle by performing the alternate MOST quick stop emergency braking skill. This motorcycle driving tutorial will show you how to pass the quick stop portion of the Alternate M.O.S.T skills test. Learn the layout of the test, then how to properly use yo ...more
So, your children have the same old boring Fisher-Price Power Wheels that all the other kids on the block have. Do you really want your child to be like all of the rest? No, I didn't think so. Turn those miniature Power Wheels, Dumar or Peg Perego vehicles into a little bit of ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to start out on a motorcycle. Before you ride a motorcycle, you will want to learn where all the controls are. After this, you need to make sure all the springs are in place and the clutch works well. Then, check the engine oil to make sure it's ...more
This how-to video demonstrates the safe way to go through corners or make turns on a bicycle. Start braking before making the turn, so as not to lose control of the bicycle, and speed up when going through. Watch this video cycling tutorial and learn how to ride through corner ...more
This video will show you how to ride a motorcycle the first time you are using it both on the street and on the freeway. Before you begin, the left handle is the clutch, much like the clutch and changing gears for a car. Your left foot will be responsible for changing the gear ...more
This prank seems kinda road runner/ wiley coyote-ish. You get someone to ride a bike or motorcycle perhaps during night-time, possibly in a race. But you get a huge ass painting of what looks like the road and its surroundings so when they're traveling top speed they'll cras ...more
From ladotbikeblog: Yesterday at USC Dr. Charlie Lane, associate senior vice president for Career and Protective Services, announced at a bicycle safety forum that the school is enacting a bicycle ban on Trousdale Parkway and Childs Way, the two major pedestrian thoroughfares ...more
Ever seen the MTV show "Pimp My Ride?" Well now with these free motorcycle video clips you can pimp your own one seater ride. This motorcycle expert will show you over a dozen great ways to spoof up your two wheeler and catch a few more stares on the road. Part 1 of 20 - How t ...more
Therefore, those tires still need to be changed from time to time, because of a flat, or because the tread wears out—or maybe just for the purposes of an upgrade. In this motorcycle maintenance video series, learn how to change a tire on your bike. Our expert mechanic will wal ...more
This how-to video offers some tips for maintaining a straight line when you have to look away briefly. Most riders will veer around wildly when they're not looking where they're going, but work up the skills to keep moving forward safely. Watch this video cycling tutorial and ...more
Looking for some “handy” advice on motorcycle safety? Motorcycle Maven Jackie Nunes puts her finger on why gloves can help keep you safe on your next ride.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a quick stop on a motorcycle. You must reach a speed of 15 mph first. A quick stop means you stop right when you are in the middle of driving, without slowing down first. Close the throttle first, then pull in the clutch. From here, apply ...more
Having some trouble beating L4D2? No problem, watch this which shows you around and gives tips on Campaign 2: Dark Carnival - Coaster. Restock your gear and head out the door. If you have any pipe bombs or pick up any throughout the level, try and save them for the roller coas ...more
Just like a car, having your mirrors adjusted to the right position can be a big help. They are important to use when trying to change lanes and can help prevent serious accidents. But unlike cars, motorcycle mirrors need to be moved by using a wrench and other tools. So in t ...more
Don't get too excited. The answer? It's not. However, this James Bond inspired road rage mod is still prettttty awesome. Colin Furze's scooter can shoot up to 15 foot flames. Furze, a plumber, built it because he was sick of other drivers cutting him off. Via Daily Mail, "Co ...more
This is the last of the Xbox 360 game Bayonetta, where it's all or nothing. In Epilogue - Requiem, you're playing a Jeanne. On verse one, you're on a motorcycle headed toward the camera. There are some enemies chasing you, so shoot them. You'll need to evade when they shoot at ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to check the brake system for motorcycle safety. First identify the fittings around the master cylinder and the hose that runs down around the bottom fittings. When you squeeze the levers on the bike, check to see if anything is leaking out of th ...more
In this do-it-yourself motorcycle maintenance course on video, learn how to properly repair and maintain your bike, so that you can ride cross country without having to stop in at a mechanic. The ultimate riding experience is characterized by freedom and independence. Imagine ...more
In this do-it-yourself motorcycle maintenance course on video, learn how to fix and repair your hog, so that you can ride cross country without having to stop in at a mechanic. The ultimate riding experience is characterized by freedom and independence: to be in charge of your ...more
How To : Satisfy Your Craving for Brains with These 10 Free Zombie Games for iPad, iPhone, & iPod Touch
Halloween is right around the corner, so it's only right that we get into the holiday mood with my favorite revenant creatures of the night—zombies (or zombis, if you prefer). So, if you're licking your lips over wearing that gruesome living dead Halloween costume of yours thi ...more
With the raw, visceral feeling of zooming around on the open road, it's easy to get carried away when you're out for a ride on your chopper or super bike. This increases your chances of getting lost, plus routes can differ slightly for motorcyclists and cagers, unbeknownst to ...more
A 7-minute guide to riding off-road in the outdoors. Especially good for motorcyclists/dirt bikers and ATV riders. This is designed to keep the riders safe and the forest trails preserved. Trail riding can damage natural beauty and disturb wildlife if not done with care.
Your John Deere mower is built for safety, for you and people around you. But it's your responsibility to understand those safety features and to use them. This video covers some of the important points for safe operation. Please watch it and share it with others who may opera ...more
Jennifer Hopkins. She's a swimmer, a cycling master and a superstar runner— she's an Ironwoman. She's also a victim of multiple sclerosis, lupus and myasthenia gravis, three rare autoimmune diseases that would ruin the best of us. But Jennifer Hopkins keeps fighting and is cu ...more
This video will teach you how you can do a burnout on your motorcycle. This burnout will create lots of smoke and look really cool. All you need is a worn out tire and a motorcycle. Pretty soon, all the babes are going to be flocking to you and riding away on your bike in a cl ...more
Car accidents are the leading cause of death of children in the United States. Follow the guidelines in this how-to video to give your child a safe ride. All you'll need is the kid's new car seat and the owner's manual to your vehicle. Proper installation is key, so check out ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to bypass the kickstand safety switch on a motorcycle. If you have broke your kickstand switch, you can easily bypass it while you are on the road so you can set your bike. All you need to do this is a piece of electric tape. If you don't have th ...more
Let's face it, stoppies on sport bikes are cool because they're basically a backwards wheelie, but what makes them work are three simple things. Body positioning; you have to rock your body forward. Brake modulation; the fancy way of squeezing the brakes of your motorcycle. Re ...more
Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more
In this video, we learn how to master the obstacle swerve on a motorcycle. First, you must reach a speed of 15 miles per hour and then swerve around a 7 foot obstacle 13 feet ahead. Learn how to swerve to the left first and then start to swerve to the right on a closed course. ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to use the front break on a motorcycle. Using the front break only will give you 70% stopping power while you are on your bike and in motion. If you only use the rear break, you will have 30% stopping power while in motion and riding your bike. T ...more
Motorcycle fatalities are on the rise. Make sure you're doing all you can to protect yourself. Practice good motorcycle safety. You Will Need * A license * A helmet * Protective clothing * Extreme caution * Reflective tape and stickers * A license * A helmet * Protective clot ...more
Looking for a way to record what you see from your motorcycle? Check out this video and learn how to mount a 1080p HD camera in a motocross helmet. Capture awesome high quality video of your rides with this 1080p helmet cam mount.
The Wall of Death is an adrenaline-junkie's dream—a gripping, precarious balancing act of motorcycles racing in rapid circles around the interior of a creaky wooden drum. In today's world, the act appears in touring side shows and carnivals across the US, India and Europe. The ...more
This how to video demonstrates how to use motorcycle hand signals. Knowing how to signal properly when riding a bike are essential for your own safety and those around you.
If you live somewhere where winter storms and blizzards are a threat, watch this video. It will give you several great tips for riding out a winter storm or blizzard safely inside your house. These include running water continuously so your pipes don't freeze and wearing layer ...more
Whether you ride horses, motorcycles, or bicycles in a triathlon, packing your saddlebag properly is crucial. This video focuses on the latter, offering tips for what to bring with you in your saddlebag during the biking stage of a triathlon. The upshot: bring a flat tire repa ...more
Periodically, motorcycle and ATV exhaust system can be rebuilt to maintain the proper performance and sound level expected from the exhaust system. My experience was with a dirt bike that had an aftermarket high performance exhaust installed.I bought my 99 XR400 second hand an ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to change the front brake pads on a 1986 Harley Sportster. To begin, remove the parts that are surrounding the brake pads with screwdrivers and ratchets. After this, take the brake pad out of the motorcycle. One you've done this, replace the new ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to change the oil on a Kawasaki Ninja 650R motorcycle. First, find the oil can on the car and use a socket wrench to remove the drain plug. Let the oil drain into an oil pan until there is no more left inside of it. When finished, replace the plu ...more