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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.

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 Ride to Forget

It was a typical Monday morning as we prepared for a motorcycle ride. After our usual safety brief, my wife and I, along with two other senior NCOs and their wives, hit the road. I had no idea my life was about to change forever.

  • 1 April 2024
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Keep the Rubber on the Road

Ask any motorcyclist and they’ll tell you riding in the rain is not fun, especially if you’re not prepared for the reduced visibility and slick surfaces. Unfortunately, most riders never give much thought about how to handle losing control until it happens — and then they panic.

  • 17 March 2024
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Gone Too Soon

The few lights near the road flashed by on either side of Staff Sgt. Mark Jimenez as he accelerated on his Suzuki Hayabusa. He could hardly imagine what the nearly 200 horsepower of his first motorcycle could do. Nor could he imagine what was about to happen to him.

  • 3 March 2024
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Imagine You Are on a Motorcycle

Have you ever been in a situation where you weren’t paying attention to the road or anything else going on around you? For whatever reason — maybe you were on a familiar route or distracted by something inside your vehicle — most of us have displayed some amount of inattention on the roadway.

  • 18 February 2024
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 166
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