Better Riding: Out touring

Long distances on our highways are very different from the traffic you face everyday. Be prepared to be safe

Overdrive November 14, 2016 08:18:19 IST
Better Riding: Out touring

The biggest change when you hit the open road on your motorcycle isn’t actually physical, it’s mental. Most of us who commute daily are used to concentrating for short bursts of time. An hour or two of traffic poses no issues. But if you’re planning a six hour riding day, you’re committing to that same level of concentration for thrice as long. If you’re not ready for that, plan for shorter riding days. Concentration, and your ability to maintain it, should also determine your pace. No superbike rider hits the highway and cruises at...

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