LEARNING TO RIDE A MOTORCYCLE<br /> 4 Top Tips to Get You Started<br />Get Your Wheels On<br />www.gomamabear.com<br />
Learning to ride a motorcycle can open up a whole new world for you<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/<br />New ...
It is, however, risky being an inexperienced rider with so many other vehicles on the road<br />http://www.flickr.com/phot...
TIP # 1<br />How to Get a Motorcycle License   <br />www.gomamabear.com<br />Every country or state will have its own <br ...
www.gomamabear.com<br />Find out the answer to these questions?<br /><ul><li>   Which government department issues a </li>...
www.gomamabear.com<br /><ul><li>   What is the minimum age to hold a motorcycle</li></ul>     license?<br /><ul><li>  Are ...
www.gomamabear.com<br />TIP # 2<br />Find an Accredited Motorcycle Instructor<br /><ul><li>   Learn from an Accredited Mot...
You will need to find out if:<br />You need to provide your own motorbike to attend a motorcycle riding classes<br />The i...
www.gomamabear.com<br />It is important to learn from an accredited motorcycle instructor who:<br /><ul><li>Has good commu...
Practice make perfect!  Once you have your motorcycle license continue practicing your new skills: <br />http://www.flickr...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jpovey/<br />www.gomamabear.com<br /><ul><li>   Get used to handling your motorcycle in  </li...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomaspix<br />www.gomamabear.com<br /><ul><li>   If another vehicle is stopped at an interse...
www.gomamabear.com<br />Tip # 4<br />Motorcycle Safety Tips<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/randysonofrobert/<br />Alway...
www.gomamabear.com<br />When stopped in traffic keep your right foot on <br />the foot brake, left foot on the ground, clu...
www.gomamabear.com<br />Being prepared for a variety of riding conditions is going to make you a much better rider <br />
Learning to ride a motorcycle is challenging <br />for most people<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/t_trace<br />     How...
Enjoy the learning process<br />But most of all, enjoy the motorcycling experience  …  <br />Get Your Wheels On<br />If yo...
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  1. 1. LEARNING TO RIDE A MOTORCYCLE<br /> 4 Top Tips to Get You Started<br />Get Your Wheels On<br />www.gomamabear.com<br />
  2. 2. Learning to ride a motorcycle can open up a whole new world for you<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikebaird/<br />New Friends - New Places <br />It can also be a cost effective way to travel around the country or to commute to work<br />www.gomamabear.com<br />
  3. 3. It is, however, risky being an inexperienced rider with so many other vehicles on the road<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/randysonofrobert/<br />This presentation is designed to help you <br />www.gomamabear.com<br />Get Your Wheels On<br />
  4. 4. TIP # 1<br />How to Get a Motorcycle License <br />www.gomamabear.com<br />Every country or state will have its own <br />motorcycle license regulations<br />Find out what the license requirements are in your country or state<br />
  5. 5. www.gomamabear.com<br />Find out the answer to these questions?<br /><ul><li> Which government department issues a </li></ul> motorcycle license in your country or state?<br /><ul><li> Do you need a motorcycle learner’s permit to</li></ul> undertake motorcycle riding lessons?<br /><ul><li> Do you need to already hold a car or other </li></ul> vehicle license in order to get a motorcycle<br /> learner’s permit?<br />
  6. 6. www.gomamabear.com<br /><ul><li> What is the minimum age to hold a motorcycle</li></ul> license?<br /><ul><li> Are you restricted to a certain size motor (c.c.)</li></ul> capacity as a newly licensed rider ?<br /><ul><li> Are there age limits on the size and type of</li></ul> motorcycle license you can get?<br />
  7. 7. www.gomamabear.com<br />TIP # 2<br />Find an Accredited Motorcycle Instructor<br /><ul><li> Learn from an Accredited Motorcycle </li></ul> Instructor as they are professionally trained<br /> to teach riding skills<br /><ul><li> Your local licensing authority should have</li></ul> a list of accredited motorcycle instructors<br /><ul><li> Your local motorcycle dealerships will also</li></ul> refer you to motorcycle instructors<br />
  8. 8. You will need to find out if:<br />You need to provide your own motorbike to attend a motorcycle riding classes<br />The instructor or motorcycle riding school will provide a suitable motorcycle for you to learn on<br />www.gomamabear.com<br />
  9. 9. www.gomamabear.com<br />It is important to learn from an accredited motorcycle instructor who:<br /><ul><li>Has good communication skills</li></ul> and gives clear directions<br /><ul><li> Is someone who is patient and</li></ul> you can trust<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomasrdororg<br /><ul><li> Find an instructor who will help and encourage</li></ul> you to develop your riding skills<br />
  10. 10. Practice make perfect! Once you have your motorcycle license continue practicing your new skills: <br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/soldiersmediacenter<br />www.gomamabear.com<br />Tip # 3<br />Motorcycle Riding Tips!<br /><ul><li> Find a quiet street to practice your U-turns,</li></ul> parking, emergency braking, reversing your<br /> bike, hill starts <br />
  11. 11. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jpovey/<br />www.gomamabear.com<br /><ul><li> Get used to handling your motorcycle in </li></ul> different weather conditions e.g. it will handle<br /> differently on a sunny day compared to a wet or<br /> very windy day<br /><ul><li> Practice cornering on your motorbike on a wet</li></ul> road and see how it handles compared to <br /> cornering on a dry road<br />
  12. 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/thomaspix<br />www.gomamabear.com<br /><ul><li> If another vehicle is stopped at an intersection,</li></ul> as you approach eyeball the driver to make sure<br /> they have seen you <br /><ul><li>Practice riding your motorcycle on different </li></ul> road surfaces – e.g. bitumen, gravel, timber<br /> bridges<br />
  13. 13. www.gomamabear.com<br />Tip # 4<br />Motorcycle Safety Tips<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/randysonofrobert/<br />Always be aware of your surroundings<br />what’s in front of you, behind you and off to the side of you <br />
  14. 14. www.gomamabear.com<br />When stopped in traffic keep your right foot on <br />the foot brake, left foot on the ground, clutch in and the bike in gear<br />Always be prepared: check what’s in front of you, behind you and off to the side of you <br />Imagine this. You are sitting at traffic lights, you look in the mirror to see a car coming up behind you that appears to be going too fast to stop. If you are always prepared, you may be able to accelerate out of trouble<br />
  15. 15. www.gomamabear.com<br />Being prepared for a variety of riding conditions is going to make you a much better rider <br />
  16. 16. Learning to ride a motorcycle is challenging <br />for most people<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/t_trace<br /> However, If you develop the skills . . .<br />www.gomamabear.com<br />Motorcycling is a rewarding experience as you enjoy the freedom of the great outdoors<br />
  17. 17. Enjoy the learning process<br />But most of all, enjoy the motorcycling experience … <br />Get Your Wheels On<br />If you would like more hot tips go to our blog at<br />www.gomamabear.com<br />www.gomamabear.com<br />

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