Riding a motorcycle takes skill and coordination to ensure complete control. So, whether you are newish to motorcycle riding or getting back in the driver’s seat after many years bike-free, you will want to check in with yourself about a few important things before hitting the open road. Ask yourself if this is an activity you want to do alone, with a group or as part of a local tour. Be sure you’re comfortable with the area you’ll be riding in. And if you don’t own your own bike, there’s no better way to get moving than renting a motorcycle from a reputable rental company.
Think you are ready to kick a motorcycle adventure into gear? Before you go, here are some pre-trip reminders to make sure a motorcycle rental in Las Vegas is right for you.
Attitude is everything
It’s widely agreed that attitude is the most important thing about a rider. If you are cocky, impatient, irresponsible or rude, then you can singlehandedly ruin your own enjoyment, while at the same time putting other motorists at risk. Riding a motorcycle is like driving a car, except you do not get the same protection as you do in an enclosed vehicle. If you ride unsafely or end up in a collision, your injuries can be way worse.
Get your nerves in check
Like your attitude about riding, nerves play a crucial role in your ability to remain in control of a motorcycle. Being nervous means you are likely to overcorrect and fail to ride defensively due to fear. You’d think that being frightened will make you more observant of what’s going on around you, but it can actually cause you to only focus on the activity in front of your motorcycle, not all around. Figure out what is making you apprehensive as a rider before hitting the road on a motorcycle rental in Las Vegas.
Consider your health
There are many factors related to your physical and mental health that can mean the difference between your having the ability to ride safely and not being able to ride at all. First, consider physical problems like heart issues, poor eyesight and weak hearing. Ask your doctor if your condition makes it unsafe for you to ride. Or, maybe the day you plan to ride you’ve had one too many alcoholic drinks or you’re so tired you can’t keep your eyes open. Today may not be your day to ride.
Wear the right gear
When you rent a motorcycle from Escape Eagles, rest assured we’ll provide all the right safety equipment—including a helmet, gloves and goggles, as well as gear like cable locks and bag storage. However, it’s on you to wear protective clothing, sunglasses and sturdy boots.
If you want to request a motorcycle rental in Las Vegas from the best company in town, look no further than Escape Eagles—we’ve got the perfect bike for every rider! Contact us today with your questions, or to discuss reservation requests, our motorcycle rentals or our available motorcycle tour options.