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The Why’s of Motorcycles: Filtering

For long-time followers of me in my various online mediums, you may have heard that I started riding a motorcycle. If you want to know why, feel free to read my post on the PSB (Perth Street Bikes) forum here. The short version – because my wife said so.

Probably like you, I was fairly ignorant of the differences between motorcycles and cars before I started riding. To me, motorcycles were just two-wheeled cars that tended to attract hoons wanting to ride fast and die young. I’d see them weaving in and out of traffic, speeding past at¬†incredible¬†speeds, and generally being unsafe. While this is sometimes true, there is an awful lot of ignorance out there about what motorcycles can and can’t do and why motorcycle riders act in specific ways.

I’m going to start this series of posts with a common complaint car drivers have of motorcycles. Continue reading The Why’s of Motorcycles: Filtering