All it takes is one moment. One moment and you know you’re going down. Feels like an eternity pass by in that single moment and yet it happens all so fast. Before you know it, you’re on the ground thinking how far you fell and what is still intact. What happens later, happens, but it’s that single moment that every rider dreads.All it takes is one moment. One moment and you know you’re going down. Feels like an eternity pass by in that single moment and yet it happens all so fast. Before you know it, you’re on the ground thinking how far you fell and what is still intact. What happens later, happens, but it’s that single moment that every rider dreads.
Falling off your bike at least once is almost a given for everybody. However, some experience crashes that are life threatening and the fear that sets in later regarding riding a bike is the worst part of these unfortunate experiences. But we’re here to tell you that it’s okay, everyone falls, but what matters is that you get back up again. If you are having trouble with this issue that plagues many riders of our community then you should definitely read ahead because we discuss ways in which you could overcome that fear and get back into the lovely world of motorcycle riding.
Gear Up Well
If you feel insecure while riding, it’s always best to have the proper gear while you are on your motorbike. These include your helmet first and foremost, a protective jacket, gloves, and boots. These will definitely protect you for the most part and remove insecurities and strengthen your confidence while riding. The next time you try getting on a bike make sure you have them on and also the right quality of these gears.
Check Your Bike
It is necessary to analyze the reasons for the accident to help you better understand what you did wrong, which in turn will help you understand how not to do them again. More often than not, bike accidents tend to happen because of technical and mechanical flaws and difficulties within the bike itself. So make sure you maintain your bike regularly. Just having the knowledge of a healthy and fit bike boosts confidence while riding and knowing that you took care of all the necessities beforehand will ease your mind from failure and the fear of falling again. This will help you getting back on and taking the first step again towards riding.
Taking That First Step
After a fear-inducing accident, it is so important that you get back on take that first ride again and try and accomplish that as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the greater the grips of fear increase. Get out there and just get on back, not necessarily at standard speeds, take it slow if you have to, but nonetheless ride. Once you feel yourself getting comfortable again, start practicing by riding at standard speeds. You may be a Moto pro or just a person that loves to ride, taking that first step is ever so crucial.
So if you’re going through something similar, try these steps out and get back on the saddle. If you have to take it slow, take it slow, just whatever you do, keep riding on!