The inspiration for this was an email to one of the motorcycle training lists with the final thought,
As we know we can only fill the toolbox, we can't make them use the tools. I hope he never misplaces that toolbox.
That is quite true. In any endeavor, you have "tools", and "skill". And an abundance of one can rarely make up for the lack of the other. Owning a race bike (an excellent "specialty tool"), for example, does not, by itself,
Will be at Americade this June, staying at Whippoorwill Campground as usual. If near by, stop in, I'll be there Sunday PM thru Friday AM.
...and finally got my M endorsement!
Just kidding, I've had that for a while now. Nay, I merely went there to donate to the state coffers once again via a registration renewal but this time I took the Rebel. I figured while I was there I'd take a putt around their riding test course, something I've been dying to try on the Rebel. I mean I've done it with every other bike I own or owned (which includes attempts on my long fork bikes LOL) and even with a few friends' bikes as I
I tried to tell myself I was "too cool" to start out learning to ride on a scooter...BUT everyone I talk to keeps tellin me that starting out learning on a scooter is prolly the best option since I've never been on a bike alone before. The roomate has a scooter, and has agreed to teach me...woot woot!!! I'm ready, I'm ready, I'm ready!! One day in the near future I will be joining the rest of the riding world on two wheels!!