1. Stay Focused


Maybe the most overlooked safety tip of them all is staying focused. We’re all guilty of wandering off, especially if we’re cruising along the interstate without another soul in sight, but maintaining focus is key in the event an emergency arises. That doesn’t mean riding wide-eyed and with a death grip on the bars, but stay alert, be aware of what’s around you, listen to your motorcycle, and most of all, have fun.

Here’s Editor Duke’s take on staying focused and avoiding the perils of over-confidence.