Rural Bike Wrecks
Most riders know that it is car drivers who are at fault in most collisions with motorcyclists. This is a reason why ABATE, AMA, and other bikers' rights organizations are fighting for increased penalties for motorists who violate our right-of-way. But here's something you may not be aware of: more than half of bike wrecks in rural areas are single-vehicle accidents. There were no cars involved in these wrecks, which is why they are called single-vehicle.
You absolutely must know, understand, and accept counter-steering as a vital bike handling skill. It is taught in the beginning rider course. read more