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Riding Safety:
Neil Tolhurst Articles

 

Neil Tolhurst, is a former Motorcycle Safety Program Director at Northern Illinois University; American Honda Motorcycle Safety Assistant National Manager; was honored by 10 national rider education awards including The Motorcycle Safety Foundationís (MSF) John E. Harley Outstanding Individual Award (1981); Outstanding Young Men of America (1983); MSF and SVIA Chief Instructor, riding skills author and film writer/co-producer; former semi-pro motorcycle road, dirt track, enduro, trials, & ice racer & WERA (Western-Eastern Roadracing Association) Regional Champion.

 

A) "Push Right-Go Right!" - originally published in Motorcyclist Magazine (May 1980)

  1. Push Right-Go Right - Part 1

  2. Push Right-Go Right - Part 2

 

B) "Push Right...Go Right!" - originally published in the Journal of Traffic Safety Education (July 1979)

  1. Push Right-Go Right - Part 1

  2. Push Right-Go Right - Part 2

 

C) "Counterweighting - The Right Way to Make Tight Turns" - originally published in RIDER Magazine (Nov. 1980)

  1. Counterweighting the Right Way - Part 1

  2. Counterweighting the Right Way - Part 2

  3. Counterweighting the Right Way - Part 3

  4. Counterweighting the Right Way - Part 4

 

D) What About Braking? - originally published in Safe Cycling (Aug 1985)

  1. What about Braking - Part 1

  2. What about Braking - Part 2

  3. What about Braking - Part 3

  4. What about Braking - Part 4

E) Motorcycling Braking Methods - originally published in the Journal of Traffic Safety Education (Jul 1985)

  1. Motorcycle Braking Methods - Part 1

  2. Motorcycle Braking Methods - Part 2

  3. Motorcycle Braking Methods - Part 3

F) Stop! - originally published in American Motorcyclist (1985)

  1. Stop!

G) Motorcycle Course Revisions - originally published in Safe Cycling (Nov 1984)

  1. Motorcycle Course Revisions - Part 1

  2. Motorcycle Course Revisions - Part 2

H) Trail Riding - Skills, Safety and Sensibility - (44 pages)

Trail Riding - AMA Beginner's Guide to Off-Road Motorcycling (1982)

 

I) Spring Riding Tips

Spring Riding Tips

 

J) Can Motorcyclists Use Football Tactics? - California Rider (Dec 1988)

Can Motorcyclists Use Football Tactics?

 

K) Ride Safe Film - Northern Illinois University (1980s)

Ride Safe Film