Category: News

AMSAF Wins Grant For 2016 Scholarships

August 9, 2016 Tags: , ,
Exciting news for Arizona's rider training industry.  The Arizona Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Foundation (AMSAF) was recently awarded a $250,000 grant from the Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety (AZGOHS) to provide rider training scholarships.  Here is a snippet from their most recent press release: AMSAF Board Members thank AZGOHS Director Alberto Gutier with a [...]

RIDING TIP: Surviving Monsoon Season on Two Wheels

August 9, 2016 Tags: ,
Surviving Monsoon Season on Two Wheels I’ll never forget my first summer in Arizona. I was a transplant from Portland, Oregon, and was unfamiliar with monsoons. Or haboobs. Or flash flooding. To say I was naive would be an understatement. Through pain-reinforced learning I came to respect monsoon season. I was traveling down Broadway Road in [...]

RIDING TIP: Number Five Mistake Experienced Riders Make

July 7, 2016 Tags: ,

Before we consider hopping on our rides, we make sure the following gear is ready to rock: DOT Approved Motorcycle Helmet (at least; Snell and ECE are ratings you may want to include) Eye Protection (may be included with the helmet) Motorcycle Specific Jacket Motorcycle Specific Pants Motorcycle Specific Full-Fingered Gloves Motorcycle Specific Footwear Did […]

Kelly’s Korner: On The Road to Independence

July 7, 2016 Tags: ,
(Nicky Hayden, Winner of the 2006 MotoGP Championship with the American Flag) As we celebrate our country's official birthday, take a few moments to think about how the riding lifestyle creates independence in your life. This especially goes for my female readers, many of whom, like me, did not grow up with motorcycles and who [...]

Eric Lin: Rider of the Month July 2016!

July 7, 2016 Tags: , ,
 (Eric Lin Chilling In Alaska With His Trusty Honda VFR 800) For those of us ready to take the plunge into motorcycling, we may not fully realize when the seed of that dream was implanted in us.  For Eric, he thinks it may have been when his father placed him on a motorcycle for a picture when he [...]

Motor Officer Training Success with Mesa PD!

June 7, 2016 Tags: , ,
 (Mesa PD Officer Kruse Performing a High Speed Corner During Training) We are extremely proud to announce the successful completion of a two week Motor Officer Training course for the Mesa Police Department. Three officers arrived for training and three officers graduated after a total of four weeks in training.  Training elements included starting out on our [...]