Common Road Hazards for Motorcycles and How I Avoid Them

  • Опубликовано: 18 июн 2018
  • I had such a great reception to my last few tip videos that I wanted to make another. I did a live edit of this so check that out for some behind the scenes looks of how this was made. I will come back to this type of motorcycle tips video at a later date when i get better at editing. Hopefully this helps some of you!
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Комментарии • 57

  • Jason Roman
    Jason Roman 2 дня назад

    Helpful tips bro . I'm going to practice this at my mss course thanks

  • D e x
    D e x 4 дня назад

    In stead of a circle, use a laid on it's side figure "8" for your visual scan. What happens at the crossing lines of the "8" is where your bike is traveling and most important to watch. Debris there means you are executing an escape. But if you are looking for an escape when you should be seeing debris, you are road kill.

  • Alex Supremo
    Alex Supremo 18 дней назад

    Excellent! Probably the best street riding tutorial on RU-clip. Great work with the real-time arrows and visuals! Much more useful than other videos where the author is just talking -- your method makes it easier to analyze and absorb information. I can also pause your video and analyze further. It would be awesome if you did the same format for twisty mountain riding, especially if you FOLLOW another skilled rider and a NEWBIE rider and point out their PROPER technique and MISTAKES. (Unless you can film yourself with a drone and show both good and bad styles/mistakes yourself :-))

  • Miguel Angel Figueroa Rivera
    Miguel Angel Figueroa Rivera 21 день назад

    Thanks for your video bro

  • Sebastian Ibanez
    Sebastian Ibanez 24 дня назад

    I really enjoyed this ride !

  • Josh
    Josh Месяц назад

    Killer quality video with tremendous value. You always have great insights and your explanation of everything is always more than adequately thorough. You're one of the highest quality motovloggers that exists. Every video I watch from you teaches me things that will likely save my life. Always always always remember your worth.

  • Robert Coppola
    Robert Coppola 3 месяца назад

    What kind of gloves do you wear Dan

  • INCE Marketers
    INCE Marketers 3 месяца назад

    Awesome Video! Thank you!

  • WellKek
    WellKek 3 месяца назад

    Heck yeah Arizona!

  • Joe Star
    Joe Star 4 месяца назад

    Quality content as usual

  • Ed Rich
    Ed Rich 5 месяцев назад

    Helps A LOT! Thanks man!

  • Milton Taylor
    Milton Taylor 5 месяцев назад

    I think this is a pretty good video however the rider should not be switching lands without signalling. Secondly, he unnecessarily ride too close to the divider markings not allowing enough space for other vehicles that might swerve into your lane. Also, excessively changing lands is not advisable. Otherwise, pretty good tips!

  • TrizerFlame
    TrizerFlame 6 месяцев назад

    This is how I drive a new car; you would be a great driving instructor for any vehicle. Best tips ever.

  • Will Smith
    Will Smith 6 месяцев назад

    I love all of your videos, this one is one of my favorites. Been riding for around 4 years but your videos keep me aware of everything going on around me, keep up the great work bro!

  • Rob Sadler
    Rob Sadler 6 месяцев назад

    DDFM it's 2018! How dare you assume the gender of the mail PERSON!
    All jokes aside.. Thank you for another quality video and for helping teach us your ways :)

  • jeep2liberty
    jeep2liberty 6 месяцев назад

    It is good you are watching, but you FOLLOW TOO closely. Please consider increasing your following distance.

  • Avery Lucas
    Avery Lucas 6 месяцев назад +6

    This is alot to take in lol. When your watching saftey tips and you havnt even got the bike yet

    • D e x
      D e x 3 дня назад

      Best time to learn. There is no rule that says you have to drop your bike or make bad decisions your first year of riding. More to you if you are smart enough to avoid it. Just remember when you get the bike, schedule some serious time in a MSF course range (when classes are not running) or a parking lot and practice. Don't be the guy or gal that dropped their bike at the gas pump on film. Take the MSF or advanced rider course.

    • Miguel Angel Figueroa Rivera
      Miguel Angel Figueroa Rivera 21 день назад +1

      Avery Lucas same bro 😂 But better to be ready for it.

    • Sebastian Ibanez
      Sebastian Ibanez 24 дня назад +1

      Same here lol

  • gfro6
    gfro6 6 месяцев назад

    my new tip from class is stopping with foot on rear brake and I tap it a few times so people behind me are aware of me and I also don't gun it when light turns green in case someone is coming at me and I'd rather deal with a honk from the person behind me

  • MinhVlogs
    MinhVlogs 6 месяцев назад

    I appreciate this video
    Very informative. Love it!

  • Gérard Gohl
    Gérard Gohl 6 месяцев назад

    Daniel! I loved watching this clip and was reflecting my own driving style meanwhile. Here in Switzerland, driving laws are different, streets are much more narrow and driving in intersections works differently. But still, I learned a lot whilst following your explications. Watching your clips makes me and many others better and more considerate drivers and you can be proud of yourself and your achievements! Thank you so much.

  • Joey Sublett
    Joey Sublett 6 месяцев назад

    For me...this was absolutely epic!!! As a noob to this world on two wheels, I could watch videos like this for hours. Literally. So many things that I take for granted inside a 4 door vehicle will be soon take on new meaning. And to get some time viewing the world as you ride and talk your way through it....just epic, man!!! Thank you SO MUCH for making this video. Hope to see more just like it soon

  • shoveaboo madness
    shoveaboo madness 6 месяцев назад

    How much should I worry about others on the road being idiots?

  • Dustin Gray
    Dustin Gray 6 месяцев назад +1

    Great video! I love the editing and the red arrows!

  • ccrpalex
    ccrpalex 7 месяцев назад

    Good Job, i'm getting my motorcycle license next week. Read that crashes that involve motorcyclists is due to people in vehicles ignore them, they expect a car, so their brain doesn't register the motorcycle when they expect a car. So always good to be extremely cautious on a bike.

  • MC Rider-416
    MC Rider-416 7 месяцев назад

    this video needs more views. great video i really liked how you did live edits used the arrows.. great work man. i am gona watch this video few times it will really help me out since i am a beginner rider.

  • Ian Poole
    Ian Poole 7 месяцев назад

    This was a very helpful informative video for us noobs, would love to see more like these! Maybe some freeway/heavy traffic/etc situations!

  • J Hask
    J Hask 7 месяцев назад

    Great insight but DUDE! You follow way too close to the vehicle ahead of you. Instead of implementing the 2 second rule it's more like 1/2 to one second most the time. Please drop back,...especially when vlogging.

  • TTR 1969
    TTR 1969 7 месяцев назад

    Hey Dan
    When viewing a video about traffic safety, what should be aware, it would be best to hold at least one hand on the handlebar when driving. You mention it yourself at some point, but nevertheless it happens sometimes in some of your videos (which I also follow with pleasure).
    Good summer

  • Brian Walker
    Brian Walker 7 месяцев назад

    Awesome video Dan, thx!! I'm going to show it to my 17-year old son, to help him learn some of these road-safety tips. Hey, could you recommend a Bluetooth device so that as we are riding side-by-side in our 2-seater Polaris ATV, we can talk to each other with our helmets on?

  • southernbelle84
    southernbelle84 8 месяцев назад

    Thank you so much. I am making repairs to my 87 Rebel 450 (new owner/rider), so I have not hit the actual road yet, just my neighborhood. Loved my MSF course on the basics. But even in my neighborhood, I have learned how to start from a stall on a hill (carb issue), avoided stray dogs, etc. This is a great video. All about being aware of your surroundings. Thanks DAN!

  • Alex and Ellie
    Alex and Ellie 8 месяцев назад

    wait ur a fireman omg who knew

  • Joe Stout
    Joe Stout 8 месяцев назад

    As a new rider, I can't thank you enough for these videos! My riding and awareness have improved dramatically because of them. Keep it up!

  • ThisLifesAdventure
    ThisLifesAdventure 8 месяцев назад

    Hey Dan. Bloody great video mate. Explained it so well and as a new rider I found it extremely helpful. Thank you.

  • Adam Cox
    Adam Cox 8 месяцев назад

    Hey Dan, I haven't been a subscriber for too long but I do have to say they you have some amazing content. I saw the videos about your depression and knowing that someone out there that deals with it like me is able to bring so much joy to other people just gives me some hope for myself. Well I'm just gonna end this with I hope you keep up the great work and keep living life to the fullest you can.

  • Saul17r
    Saul17r 8 месяцев назад

    This was Great! Thank you

  • jo toad
    jo toad 8 месяцев назад

    Hey love your videos very helpful for new riders trying to learn how to ride safely

  • Alan C Hall II
    Alan C Hall II 8 месяцев назад

    Might be wise, @DanDanTheFireman, to always establish some a good amount of ‘Space Cushion’ (a half-car length in vehicles & roughly the same via motorcycles/scooters) prior to stopping to anticipate accidents with drivers in front and/or behind you (coming from a Driver’s Ed instructor btw). ✌🏾

  • Janis Liepins
    Janis Liepins 8 месяцев назад

    Brilliant video Dan! It really worked out so much better than previous one. I even learned a new thing about looking in circles. Good little tip. Thanks.

  • Planelover4life
    Planelover4life 8 месяцев назад

    Dude you’ve been a great help! Been learning how to ride cause I’m getting my licence in a few months, your videos are always content packed and very interesting and your knowledge is amazing. Thank you for everything and keep doing what you’re doing

    VICIOUS ARTWORX 8 месяцев назад

    Now that was a great vid
    Like this version or style
    Really helped out
    Conquered parking lots
    Conquering my nieghborhood
    Soon the streets
    Then the city
    Then the state
    Then the southwest
    Then the country
    And soon the world will be in Cobras hands
    Evil cobra commander laugh and Im out
    Thanx D.

  • Kevin Toole
    Kevin Toole 8 месяцев назад +3

    Fantastic Dano. This is like a video version of my hyper-vigilant brain as I ride

    • Janis Liepins
      Janis Liepins 8 месяцев назад

      haha agreed. better safe than sorry though

  • Midnight Korvo
    Midnight Korvo 8 месяцев назад +1

    Hey, thats Dan. This video is by far the most helpful video I've seen and I thank you for the advice.

  • Jim Redtalon
    Jim Redtalon 8 месяцев назад +3

    Don't drive hangry y'all.

    • Midnight Korvo
      Midnight Korvo 8 месяцев назад

      Jim Redtalon lol, heh I wont

  • MLC - Mid-Life Crises
    MLC - Mid-Life Crises 8 месяцев назад +2

    Been watching your videos all weekend. I’m a new rider and this video convinced me to join your Patreon.

  • Mark Smith
    Mark Smith 8 месяцев назад

    Pretty girls going to the beach, how to avoid road hazard distraction, move to desert. Some nice cactuses, huge intersections. Always could say you are riding without hands and steering with legs/body to practice for "The Prisoner" plastic bag of death that needs your two hands to dislodge it from your face. Long but good video.

  • Ted Kiley
    Ted Kiley 8 месяцев назад +7

    I liked this version. The freeze frame at intersections with arrows helped me understand what you saw. Arrows while at speed also helped. Did not have to skip back to see what you were talking about. Great video.

    SAM FISHER 8 месяцев назад


  • Banjo Marky
    Banjo Marky 8 месяцев назад +1

    Another safety tip for riders.
    Don’t make videos and talk to yourself while riding. Hahahaha.
    Only joking. Some really good tips and advice on this vid.

  • Andrew Nelsen
    Andrew Nelsen 8 месяцев назад +5

    This is really awesome content!!

  • Moonlesslamb
    Moonlesslamb 8 месяцев назад +2

    Excellent video