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3rd Kind Customz
14522 Auto Park Way C
HoustonTX 77083
 (281) 495-1352

Motorcycle Safety Tips that Will Keep Your Ride Smooth

Motorcycle Safety Tips that Will Keep Your Ride Smooth

Riding a motorcycle can be a lot of fun. Unfortunately, it can also be a bit dangerous. Motorcycles are much more likely to be involved in accidents than automobiles. So if you like to ride, you need to take extra precautions to ensure your safety while on the road. Follow these tips to keep yourself safe. 

Buy the Right Gear

One of the most important things you can do is simply buy the right gear. Having a helmet can save your life if you are involved in an accident, but it's not the only accessory you should invest in. Riding gloves can help you better grip your handles. Reinforced jackets and pants can help minimize road rash if you were to fall off your bike or get hit. And glasses or goggles help protect your eyes so you can properly see and pay attention while riding. It may be pricey, but these items are your first (and only) line of defense in an accident. 

Stay in Your Comfort Zone

Always keep your abilities in mind when riding. When you ride with others, you may be tempted to go fast, perform tricks or push yourself to ride farther than you ever have before. Your risk of getting into an accident is going increase if you're doing something you're unfamiliar with. Not only will you keep yourself safe, but you'll also be protecting your fellow riders. 

One of the most important things you can do is simply buy the right gear, such as a helmet, riding gloves, a reinforced jacket and goggles. It may be pricey, but it's your first (and only) line of defense should you get into an accident.

Keep an Escape Route in Mind

The last tip to keep in mind when you're riding your motorcycle is this -- always have an escape route in mind. You can't control what other drivers do. However, you can keep your distance from them and always have a plan for where you can go should they get too close or swerve into your lane. Remember, it can be difficult for vehicles to see you while riding as you often find your way into their blind spots. By driving defensively, you can potentially avoid collisions. 

Does your bike need repairs or routine maintenance? Thinking about giving it a custom look so that you stand out on the road? Then swing by 3rd Kind Customz. Our team would love to help you with all of your car and motorcycle needs. Give us a call today to set up an appointment.