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HOW TO REGISTER FOR 2014 COURSES

We are excited to already be planning the 2014 training season. 

We'll post classes on a monthly basis, releasing March through April courses in early February of 2014, and then updating the registration page every month.

If you don't want these registration dates to pass you by, we recommend that you like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter, where updates are made daily. You can also check for updates on our website (idahostar.org) and right here in our newsletter.

Hope to see you in 2014!

Questions? please email as at info@idahostar.org or give us a call at 208-639-4540 or toll-free at 888-280-7827.


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Rain, Leaves, and Crap on the Road

Fall is here and winter is not far off. Having said that, there are still some good days for riding, but fall and winter do bring their challenges. One of those challenges is the condition of the road surface.


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Most riders I have talked with over the years get concerned about riding in the rain due to reduced traction.  And make no mistake – you DO have reduced traction in the wet.  However, there is more traction on ‘clean’ wet pavement than many riders think.  One motorcycle safety ‘guru’ (David Hough) estimates that it could be as high as 80% of the traction that would be available if it were dry (good information to know, but don’t get cocky…).  Where that available traction really starts to drop is when there are other factors (pooled water, leaves, mud, moss, ice, etc.)
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>> There is more to this article, including links to rider resources. Keep reading HERE.

 

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Need a speaker at your motorcycle event? Call us!

If you are part of a riding group or club or perhaps the manager of a dealership, and are looking for guest speakers, give us a call. We have instructors everywhere and are happy to tailor our presentations to the needs of your group. 

Get pro-advice at no cost to your organization (yup, we present for free) and keep the joy or riding alive during the winter months. 

Send us your presentation request to info@idahostar.org or give us a call at 208-639-4540 or toll-free at 888-280-7827.