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Safety Tip Articles: 145 thru 180

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No.Tip NameTeaser
145Collaborative Group RidingRide your own ride AND respect the others
146Where Do Those Toes Belong?<u>Above</u> the levers
147Surface Street StrategyTicket avoidance
148Stuck Signal LightsSensible approaches
149Gasoline Can Be TroubleDepending on <u>when</u> you buy it
150Hearing LossYour helmet is inadequate defense
151SpeedDoes NOT provide stability
152Reality CheckLet your helmet save your 'face'
153Running LateTake the car
154Taking That Jacket OffUnless the odds are worse
155Off-road ExperienceGood or bad?
156Animal HazardsSwerve or panic stop?
157Groin InjuriesBy design?
158Form vs FunctionGoing through the motions
159'Caution-Warning-Danger' SignalLead bike alert - follower reaction
160Your First PassengerNeither your lady nor your child!
161Groups Of TwoLead in the left or right track?
162Intersection Escape RoutesAccelerate or Decelerate - NOT Swerve
163Rake Angle And SteeringTrail Causes Self-correction
164Speed Bumps And RR CrossingsWhy they can dump a bike
165Passengers Are NOT HelplessShould something happen to the rider
166Dragging PegsAre a safety feature
167The Faster You Go ...The Less You Weigh!
168Must Practice Be Stressful?Only if you are trying to get better
169Lateral AccelerationAmplifies a 'flick' into a 'jolt' or highside
170Beating The OddsRequires that you behave ABNORMALLY
171Helmet LawsEvaluation of their repeal in LA and KY
172Control In A TurnIs it balance or trust when leaned over?
173Slow Speed Or Shortest Radius TurnsA bit of geometry shows you how and why
174Braking Is NOT A Zero-sum GameWeight transfer always occurs
175Master Chain LinkRetaining clip
176LeadershipA function of behavior
177Squeezing Both LeversIs often enough to save it
178Finding Neutral Is A Startup ActivityLeave it in gear when the ride is over
179Accelerating In A Curve?Well ...
180Weight And TractionManagement
A plea for your help