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If your confidence and decision-making skills behind the handlebars are generated from experiences while riding, when do you actually become an “experienced” motorcycle rider? To answer that, you must first address a few misconceptions.

Breaking the Rules

On a long weekend, I headed down to Big Bend Ranch State Park for some moto-camping and to provide support for a 50-mile ultramarathon. While there, I broke Rule No. 1. Luckily, the consequences were not grave. But since I survived, I figured I would share the story.

  • 12 May 2024
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Leader's Guide for Selecting a Motorcycle Safety Program Coordinator

An MSPC is an influential adviser who assists the organization's leaders and riders. An MSPC who focuses on improving and sustaining motorcycle safety will guide new riders through their transition from novice to more experienced rider through teaching, training and coaching.

  • 5 May 2024
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A Mountainous Mistake

Colorado is known for its beautiful mountains and scenery. The state probably has more miles of hiking trails than it does roads. If you live there and want to call yourself a seasoned hiker, there are a few treks you must make.

  • 5 May 2024
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Crosswalk Catastrophes

Since I am lucky enough to live in an area with year-round nice weather, I have eschewed the treadmill and opted to trek the sidewalks near my home. Now that I am spending more time as a pedestrian, I’ve discovered many drivers do not respect foot travelers (surprise!).

  • 21 April 2024
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Racing Toward Disaster

My commute to and from work is about as simple as I could want. I travel on rural roads, except for a 10-minute jaunt on a major highway. If I were ever to be involved in an accident, I figured the highway would be the most likely place due to the increased traffic I encounter there. Therefore, I tend to drive that stretch more cautiously. That reasoning helped contribute to a close call one lazy Sunday afternoon.

  • 21 April 2024
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 120
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