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Motorcycle Videos Competition

My #1 Rule about stopping in slow traffic. "Don't do it in a turn"

Although this is a competition between motorcyclists, this video is great as an example of what you need to do when learning to ride a
motorcycle slowly and to follow another bike.

Most people that drop their motorcycle do it when coming to a light or stop sign or when driving slowly.

Here is a great example of riders using balance and making decisions about planning ahead even in tight situations.

This motorcycle training video is a favorite example for riding a motorcycle slowly and in tight turns as well as for predicting what other motorcyclists or any other pedestrian or vehicle will do.

I find that a great time to practice the trick of keeping the motorcycle upright without using your feet to touch the ground when you are not moving is when you are at a stop light or stop sign. How long can I balance there while not moving...

I am always ready of course to throw my foot down immediately if or when I start to tip even slightly. It would be very embarrassing to drop your motorcycle at a stop light. Stop and go in slow traffic and parades are notorious for the kind of driving that leads to bikes going over.
Check out this video by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation.