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Motorcycle riding skills

I wrote an article yesterday about different riding skills. I'm wondering if my list is right?
cornering
braking
lane placement
avoiding obstacles...

What else?

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A friend writes this, thought it might interest you.

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Situational awareness. Maintaining distance and scanning ahead.

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Did you cover wheelies, foot peg scraping, and smokey burn outs?
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I like to use the SIPDE method when riding...... Scan-Identify-Predict-Decide-Execute!
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Maintain a way out, avoid target fixation, ride within line of sight
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Loved this, though I keep wondering what world the IAM live in where they recommend a quick toot of the horn or flash of the light to let other motorists know you are there. Why not just go the whole hog and do this
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Situational awareness is key.

I'd also add slow speed maneuvering. I think you can tell as much about people's riding ability by observing how well they move slowy.


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