Tips on animal encounters

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Whether you are chased by a dog, or you encounter a deer while scooting the mountains, if you don’t know what to do, these encounters can result in serious collisions.  Many experts say that the best approach to survive such a collision is to safely avoid hitting the animal. The California Motorcycle Handbook adds: “If […]

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Scooters 101 – Where to Start…

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So, you have decided to own a scooter, congratulations! Scooters are fun, they are stylish, they come in different shapes and colors, some have retro looks, some look modern and futuristic, each of them has its own character. No matter which one you pick, at the end of the day, they are all environmentally friendly […]

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Safety Tips

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With the arrival of spring and the great weather, we welcomed the riding season one more time. This means more riders hitting the roads, unfortunately it also means more accidents. Here are some safety tips to consider: Choose your position in traffic so that you remain visible to drivers Anticipate what might happen at all […]

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Half face or a full face helmet?

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Whether to pick a half face or a full face helmet is a tough decision, especially for the new rider. Besides concerns about safety, protection and comfort, one major factor influencing the rider’s choice is usually aesthetics. We’ve been brainwashed by media that the cool kids are the ones, riding either without helmet or with […]

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Fight for your right to have parking for your scooter at work!

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So, you want to use your scooter to commute to work, but there are no dedicated motorcycle parking spaces? Don’t accept it as it is, first find out why. American Motorcycle Association (AMA) suggests that you contact the facility manager and find out why. You can always argue with them. If your reasoning is right, […]

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Tips for locking up your scooter

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No one wants their scooter to be stolen. You can lower the risks by taking preventative measures, such as locking up your scooter each time it is parked. Here are some tips on how to and how not to lock your scooter… First of all, always make sure you activate the steering lock, this will […]

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join a local scoot club

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Spring getting close, weather getting better, time to start enjoying nice scoot rides… Want to meet new people who share your love for scooters and bring some action into your life? Start by joining one of the many local scooter clubs and meet new friends while going out for sunny weekend rides. Start by locating […]

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