Repaved motorcycle driving range

Why does it take three months to transition a curriculum?

Rick Becker Business Update

Great question; it doesn’t. What takes time is ALL the other stuff we improved while transitioning our staff to the new Motorcyclist Training Course curriculum. Starting with improvements to the pavement, the coordination of independent contractors that are privately funded (MRE) to work on public school district parking lot. You see, that lot wasn’t originally built for parking, it was …


It’s a Biker’s Heaven at The Rock Store

Rick Becker Destinations

A Great Place to Go On Your Bike: If you’re a motorcyclist in Southern California, you’ve got to check out The Rock Store. It’s one of the most famous motorcyclist hangouts in the world. Where It Is: The Rock Store is located in Malibu Canyon along the famous Mulholland Highway, halfway between the cities of Malibu and Calabasas. Why We …


Rider Sayings and Acronyms that Keep You Safe

Rick Becker Motorcycle Talk, Safety Advice

Over the years, various sayings that are easy to remember have popped up in the curriculum of different motorcycle training programs. These have been promoted by instructors and advocates of motorcycle safety so that riders remember to consistently follow standard safety precautions. In this post, we’re including a quick overview of some of the most common sayings and acronyms to …


A Comparison of Electric Motorcycles in 1911 and Today

Rick Becker Motorcycle Talk

With electric vehicles–cars and motorcycles alike–being all the rage lately, we thought we’d look to their origins in the past. The October 1911 issue of Popular Mechanics ran an article titled “Electric Motorcycle.” Among its claims were that it would run 75 to 100 miles on a single charge, that it would run absolutely without noise, and it would turn …