Industry-standard pre-ride safety checklist. Use this every ride!
Riding technique and safety tips summarized from several great sources.
Introduction to the different types of rider instruction available, including links to training providers.
While riding quickly around the track without a plan can be fun, you may get much more out of your day if you ride with a plan. Here I share some things that have helped me at track days
Essay by NER co-founder Bob Fesmire. “I have this thing I do when I get on the bike. I stop and take an inventory of how I am feeling –am I OK to ride, is my mind in the present?”
The Pace focuses on bike control and de-emphasizes outright speed. Full-throttle acceleration and last minute braking aren’t part of the program, effectively eliminating the two most common single-bike accident scenarios in sport riding.
Updated article by Nick Ienatsch, published in CycleWord, Aug 2013. “[…] 20 years later. The Pace’s message continues to ring true in many ways but I want to review and strengthen the best of the message and make ammendments to the worst.”
Listed below are some NER-recommended books and DVDs on Riding Safety and Technique.
Originally published in Motorcyclist Magazine, August 2006.
Additional links to motorcycling technique and safety resources.