Ride Like You Are Invisible

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Reminder: ride as if you are invisible. Or take it to the next level and ride as if everyone else is trying to kill you on purpose. This includes pedestrians, children, joggers, clowns, snipers, animals, soccer moms… just about everyone and everything. Most of us are wearing black leather, black helmet and riding a black motorcycle. We are not easy to see. Remember what most cagers will say when they hit a biker: “I didn’t see him” or “I didn’t see him until it was too late”. Do not assume they see you or hear you no matter how loud your pipes are. Assume the opposite, assume they can’t see you. YOU ARE INVISIBLE!

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10 Responses to “Ride Like You Are Invisible”

  1. That’s a good point. And in Phoenix, they all drive like they ARE trying to kill us!

  2. Yup…always the ghost rider that can be heard but not seen. Words to literally LIVE by.

  3. Ann,
    I always thought the worst drivers were in Massachucetts! LOL

  4. Nope……Rhode Island……no doubt about it!

  5. Rhode Island??? no way….we are wonderful drivers, its those Fall River folks sneaking over the line again impersonating us Lil Staters….Grins

  6. What about the New Yorkers? They are pretty scarey! And New Jersey too!

  7. Riding as if you’re invisible is a critical skill to safe riding. Develop this mindset and you will avoid many future conflicts. Thanks Jay!

  8. You are welcome. I saw something on your blog that inspired me to write this, so thank you my friend.

  9. Words to LIVE BY!

  10. That is the best way to look at it, like you were invisible. I have felt that a driver was looking right at me and still pulled out in front of me as if I wasn’t there. Always wear a helmet and other proper riding gear to help any way you can to be safe.

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