Tips & Practice Guide for the Off-Highway Motorcyclist

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The information contained in this publication is offered for the benefit of those who have an interest in and ride off-highway motorcycles. The information has been compiled from publications, interviews and observations of individuals and organizations familiar with the use of off-highway motorcycles.

You will learn about:

  • Protective Gear: Prioritize wearing appropriate protective gear, such as helmets and gloves, to enhance safety while off-highway riding.
  • Pre-Ride Inspection and Maintenance: Regularly conduct thorough pre-ride inspections and maintain your motorcycle to ensure its optimal condition for safe off-highway journeys.
  • Tool Kit: Always carry a well-equipped tool kit for addressing mechanical issues during off-highway rides, ensuring you’re prepared for any situation.
  • Safe Riding Practices: Learn to read the terrain accurately, handle special situations adeptly, adapt to varying seasons, and navigate effectively to prevent getting lost during off-highway riding.
  • Finding a Place to Ride and Mother Nature: Choose appropriate locations for off-highway riding and understand how to ride safely in different natural environments.
  • Other Safe Riding Practices: Follow additional guidelines to enhance safety and skill in off-highway riding scenarios.
  • Practical Exercises: Improve your off-highway riding skills with exercises in braking, turning, sharp turns, hill traversing, quick stops, and navigating obstacles.

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