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Enjoying winter safely while on a motorcycle

Motorcycle riders don't have to wait for the temperatures to rise in the spring for them to enjoy their bike. In fact, some of the best riding on the East Coast can occur during the winter season. So, what are some tips for motorcycle riding in the winter? We will provide you with a few on today's post, so you can enjoy the roads of Maryland safely.

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It's important for you to check the weather prior to a motorcycle ride in the winter. This can help you avoid frost in the morning, fog, rain, snow, ice and high winds that accompany the winter season along the Northeast. You don't want to get stuck in inclement weather when on a motorcycle.

Make sure you have the right gear for a ride in the winter. You don't want to get stuck on the road if the temperatures suddenly drop. Be sure you have an all-weather jacket that keeps you warm. Also, be sure to have gloves, long underwear and boots.

Prepare your motorcycle for the winter by cleaning it thoroughly and spraying it with an anti-corrosion spray. Riding in the winter can be brutal for your bike, so be sure it is ready to take a pounding from the weather.

You need to clean your helmet's visor daily if you like to ride in the winter. Misting is a common issue for motorcyclists in the winter. Spray the visor daily or wipe it down to remove the mist.

Don't be afraid to avoid riding in the winter. If the road conditions or forecast isn't favorable, there's no reason to risk injury or death for a motorcycle ride.

Have you suffered an injury in a motorcycle accident in Montgomery County? A personal injury attorney can help you with your case. You will want to protect your rights as soon as possible and learn how to recover compensation for the injuries suffered.

Source: devittinsurance.com, "Top 10 Winter Riding Tips," accessed Dec. 13, 2017

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