WEARING OF HELMETS HAS DRASTICALLY REDUCED WITH CORONA.

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Overall, prevalence of helmet use in Kenya remains extremely low for various  reasons. Some that can be addressed with a sustainable and continuous campaign on education and sensitization of riders.  Others will involve the policy makers and enforcement authorities. While we have been grappling with these issues, the corona pandemic has eroded the small wins we …

HOW TO MAKE A MOTORCYCLE HELMET QUIETER

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Riding a motorcycle at relatively high speeds results in the generation of wind noises as high as 115 A-weighted decibels (dBA). Research has shown that exposure to any wind noises above 85 dBA can result in hearing complications or even hearing loss. Thus, a rider needs to make their helmet quieter or acquire a quiet …

10 MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENTS OF A BIKER 

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A bikers fan base is big and includes a huge demographic of persons. From little kids to adults and everyone else in between. They come with a certain perception and expectations of a biker. A biker is the only person second to a rally driver known to get to Mombasa from Nairobi in two hours …

HOW TO PREPARE FOR A LONG DISTANCE INTENSE MOTORCYCLE RIDE.

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A quick glance at the traffic update on your local platform and you can almost tell how long it will take you to get to the office or that meeting place with that friend. These estimates are way easier when riding a motorcycle than when driving.  A motorcycle saves time and it's just fun riding …

AM A BIKER NOT A CRIMINAL

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I loved watching Swaleh Mdoe "Tafakari ya Babu" at the beginning of the Kiswahili news - Citizen nipashe. I think that he partly influenced how I write my blogs because I always start my blogs with a short story about myself. I love sharing my experiences though. I would bet we are many who when …

RIDING POSTURE – AVOID THE PAINS

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In June 2017, I started experiencing pains on my left shoulders after every ride.  It did not bother me much because, well, it is normal for shoulder pains after a ride.  However, I used to ride about only 40 kilometers a day to work and back home. That is 20 kms each way with enough …

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