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by Liz Jansen In my last post, I talked about infinite possibilities and having priorities rearranged by events beyond our control. I’m grateful to have taken time to spend with my dad in what would be his last days. No …

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by Liz Jansen For years I’ve been keeping a secret from myself. Only now do I have the courage to bring it into the open. I started my professional life as a Registered Nurse, working in hospitals for five years …

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Andrea Coleman, Co-founder and CEO of Riders for Health says that the worst thing you can do to a social entrepreneur or a motorcyclist, if you don’t want something done, is to dare them, or tell them it can’t be …

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Think carefully before you sign up for a rider training course. Motorcycle riding is not for everyone. Everyone has an adventure gene that fuels a dream or passion. It may be buried, tucked away or dormant, but everyone has something …

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  What would you think if a motorcycle decided it would like to become a tour bus? This poor motorcycle hadn’t been ridden much during its lifetime, and when it was, its rider didn’t come anywhere close to pushing its …

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Learn personal branding tips from the experts. Manufacturers go to great lengths to establish, protect and strengthen their image. This extends to how and where logos are shown, corporate colors, the type of people they hire and the activities they …

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A drive for self-awareness and a mechanical heartbeat inextricably bind rider and machine. Sadly, motorcycle maintenance’s perception as overly complicated provides an excuse to hand it all off to technicians. This aversion to becoming more aware of what goes on …

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Perhaps it’s the late arrival of spring that’s got you feeling restless. Or perhaps it’s something deeper. After being away from the new motorcycle market for many years, I’d lost touch with what was available. Although the bike I purchased …

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by Liz Jansen Defence mechanisms are like protective gear, worn to protect you from perceived harm. Although effective in reducing anxiety, they can distort reality, interfere with clear communications and mask authenticity. In riding, there’s a real danger to your …

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After being away from the new motorcycle market for many years, I’d lost touch with what was available. Although the bike I purchased to get back into riding served its purpose, it was not suited to my style. After two …

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