In the previous blog post about dual sport riding technique, we talked about the Pros or reasons to opt for standing position in off road riding. The point of this 2nd part of the article is to remind riders that, just because the terrain you’re on isn’t paved, that doesn’t mean you need to be standing up on your motorcycle. (Some riders draw an automatic connection between the two, thinking that: Dirt = Standing.) While there are plenty of good reasons to ride standing sometimes, of course there are “Cons” to standing as well that we’re about to address for you:
Why NOT to Stand Continue reading
Posted by Eric Lange on Wed, Dec 12, 2012 @ 09:47 PM
With the world of dual sport riding booming each year, adventure riders are heading out in droves to test their skills both on and off road. As the less experienced riders first start to experiencing the changing terrain, weather conditions, and speeds, the question keeps coming up: “Should I be sitting or standing when I’m off road?” Continue reading
This is an advertisement for Rawhyde Adventures DVD but I thought I would post it just in case some out there might actually want this DVD to learn off-road riding techniques especially on the BMW GS bikes. All techniques and skills can be utilized of course on any DS bike as well.
Cheryl and I have really been thinking about taking one of the Rawhyde courses. We could always learn how to be better, more skilled and safer off-road riders. I think one of these days we will do just that….take some time out of vacation days and sign up for an off-road course. Can’t lose by doing this real life practice and education.