There are a ton of comments I could make on this photograph, but I think I’ll leave it at… This. Is. Awesome. Regardless of all else you have to admit a motorcycle cop doing a stoppie on his Police Issue BMW motorcycle is pretty fantastic. Note: The officer performed this demonstration on a closed course, was on his own time, received permission from the agency, and BMW Motorcycles of Ventura County covered the cost of a new rear tire (source).
Posts Tagged ‘bike control’
When you get a random phone call from the Marketing Manager at Touratech inviting you to attend their 2013 Adventure Motorcycle Rally, you get sort of excited. Then it moves to a sort of horror when you realize you have to tell them you’ve only ridden on a dirt a small amount, and on bikes either unsuited for the terrain, or much smaller than touring and adventure motorcycles. Fortunately for me, one of the reasons they got in touch was because of my enthusiasm for adventure riding but my lack of experience… Continue Reading »
I managed to get video of Bill Dixon’s second run at the XDL Stunt Championship finals. He won the championship… fourth year in a row! Even if you’re not into motorcycle stunting this is worth a watch. Bike control is one of the most important aspects of being a good rider… does that make BIll the best?! [ more from XDL @ PIR | more videos of XDL on youtube] (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
Jorian Ponomareff, stunt rider, in an epic drift display of motorcycle control and cone domination. In this video, Jorian shows the power of confidence, knowing your bike, and a woman’s ass. (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
Having good bike control is one of the most important parts of riding. I work every day to become this good or better. Taking basic rider training is only the first step in learning how to safely test your limits and acquire higher skill levels. (Source: http://www.tumblr.com/)