There’s a misconception about motorcycles that perpetuates among those who don’t ride: motorcycles aren’t safe. This couldn’t be further from the truth, and if safety is the reason that you’re avoiding learning how to ride one, put it out of your mind and put a helmet on your head!.

It’s true that a collision on a motorcycle can be a very bad situation to be in, but that’s no different than in a car or truck. Do you want to learn more? Visit

In a car or truck you have a steel cage around you acting as a barrier, whereas on a motorcycle you have no such thing. What you have instead is a helmet, a riding jacket, some other protective gear, and (most importantly) your wits. Riding a motorcycle safely requires concentration and focus- once you have those things, your two-wheeled life is ready to roll!

The Easiest Way to Learn How to Ride a Motorcycle…

… is to get on one! Nothing will ever replace firsthand experience. But, that doesn’t mean that you can’t prepare yourself the best that you can prior to doing so. Like anything else, there’s a multitude of resources out there that can help prepare you for your first ride and ease any fears that you may have about piloting a bike.

Ultimately, your mental state is going to be your defining characteristic the first time you hop on a bike. If you are nervous, anxious, and/or unprepared, your first ride may be a harrowing experience indeed! However, if you are calm, relaxed, and aware of what you’re doing and why you’re doing it, your first ride may be smooth and easy. I know that mine was.

Why You Want to Learn How to Ride a Motorcycle.

Do you remember the first time you got behind the wheel of your car? In that moment you probably felt a multitude of things: freedom, self empowerment. Heck, I even felt a little giddy! Now, imagine having that feeling at every stop light, every mountain trail, and every time you pin the throttle. Imagine knowing that there is literally nothing between you and the world around you, and you are free to ride within it as you please.

Your motorcycle can be the greatest outlet you have, allowing you to experience sensational forces in ways that a car, or even the fastest of sports cars, simply cannot do. No car will ever allow you to lean in to a turn in the same way that you will with a motorcycle. Riding a motorcycle is so much more than simply getting from point A to point B: it’s a rhythmic, soul-inspiring thrill ride that gives you complete control.