Getting Some Ride Ideas For The UK

Got another infographic to share, this one’s interactive and though originally for cars could still definitely have some good ideas for bikes. I’ve unfortunately never had the opportunity to ride around the UK myself, but it’s definitely on the bucket list. The Long Way Down/Round gave a really nice, though brief glimpse into some of the roads there, particularly in the North, that first got me interested. I also think it would be great to ride Britain on a british bike. Maybe some day I’ll be able to find a classic Triumph and try out some of these rides. Check ’em out below! (Click on the image to get the interactive features including Google Maps and video)
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How To Convince Your Significant Other To Let You Buy A Motorcycle (Infographic)

Just starting a family? Too old? Too young? Don’t need another vehicle in the household? Whatever reason you’re told it’s a bad idea, sometimes you find yourself needing to explain that inexplicable urge to ride on two wheels. Here’s an entertaining infographic from Revzilla offering up some strategies for how to convince that special someone in your life to let you have a motorcycle (though sometimes you may just have to explain that they have no choice but to let you).
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Motorcycle Infographic- How Dangerous Are Motorcycles?

Since we’ve been on a bit of a safety theme lately (here and here), I thought this interesting infographic would be a nice addition to the discussion. For me this was always an interesting thought experiment: are motorcycle accident statistics generally worse than those for cars because of the nature of riding a motorcycle or is it because of the type of people that ride them (adrenaline junkies, thrill seekers, etc.). I think there is an argument to be made for the latter particularly when you look at some of the statistics below, such as accidents caused by alcohol and speeding (taking more risks) skewed toward biking accidents. Of course, I’m not surprised that when you actually do get in an accident on a bike it is more dangerous. However I feel that given proper riding techniques and best practices, in some ways a bike can be safer because of
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