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  1. The Best Motorcycle Rental Option for Travelers When Visiting America

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    Let’s start it all with some statistics!

    Cars are usually driven for around 12,000 miles per year, whereas motorcycles ridden less than 2,000 miles. Moreover, there are only approximately 10 million motorcycles licensed in the U.S.A – with around 30 million licensed riders.

    In short, many people have the license to ride a motorcycle, yet few of them actually ride one daily, for example – not to mention the motorcycle rentals prices that are just not that appealing.

    Given the aforementioned statistics, let’s now talk about the best motorcycle rental option for those that are traveling to America. It goes without saying that you clearly have more than enough reasons to ride a motorcycle on one of the American roads – it’s no exaggeration when someone says that you’ll feel just like a movie star!

    Riders – Share!

    Let’s say that you plan on visiting Sin City and that you want to drive a motorcycle into the sunset – or at least in the evening, catching a glimpse of everything that’s surrounding you.

    However, you have no clue on which the best Last Vegas motorcycle rental option may be!

    What if we told you that, with our help, rental is now turning more into a sharing process? Exactly – why would you, as a traveler, scout the rental options within the city when you could find someone willing to share their bike with you? What Do I Need to Rent a Motorcycle in Las Vegas

    Our platform – Riders Share – gives you the opportunity to search for your favorite or preferred ride from actual motorcycle owners. By doing so, you won’t have to deal with any sort of rental agency or such.

    In short, you can enjoy a peer-to-peer motorcycle rental marketplace with us!

    The Benefits

    Naturally, there are benefits for both that list their bike for renting, as well as for those that rent it.

    First of all, if you want to rent out your motorcycle, we’ll provide you with our unique insurance policy, specially designed for this type of vehicles. As you may know, most personal or vehicle policies do not cover motorcycle rentals, meaning that you put your ride at risk whenever you rent it.

    However, that’s not something you should be worrying about if you’ve listed your bike on Riders Share!

    When it comes to travelers that rent a motorcycle, their safety is paramount! For this, we verify the criminal and driving track records and make sure that anything suspicious or bad stays out of our system. In short, both owner and renter are completely safe when using our platform.

    The Bottom Line

    Given the fact that motorcycle rental agencies/ companies are either too expensive or, in some cases, quite hard to find, it goes without saying why you should rely on Riders Share to find yourself a ride if you plan on visiting America!

    With just a 0.1% theft rate so far, a unique insurance policy, as well as a professional service, we are 100% certain that you’ll find the ride you need, successfully rent and ride it, while also having the best owner-customer experience when interacting with our bike sharers.

    Riders Share Makes Motorcycle Rental Insurance Simple

  2. Mitas will reveal TERRA FORCE-EF and TERRA FORCE-EH enduro tyres at Erzbergrodeo motorsport event

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    Mitas, part of the Trelleborg Group, will reveal a new generation of Enduro and Extreme Enduro tyres at Erzbergrodeo, the motorsport event held from 30th May to 2nd June 2019 in Eisenerz, Austria.

    Compared to the previous generation, Mitas TERRA FORCE-EF and TERRA FORCE-EH feature improved performance on a wide range of off-road surfaces than its predecessors. A larger footprint allows better grip in various riding conditions, while spaced knobs are designed to provide great clean out ability in mud or sand.

    “Mitas TERRA FORCE-EF and TERRA FORCE-EH are successors to the popular and widely known Mitas Enduro and Extreme Enduro off-road tyre ranges. The new generation was developed and tested in cooperation with many professional riders. Knowing that many riders are happy with our current Enduro and Extreme Enduro tyres, these will remain part of the extended portfolio of Mitas off-road tyres,” explains Ksenija Bitenc, director of the Mitas Motorcycle Tyres division.

     

  3. The Most Dangerous Roads for Bikes in the East Midlands

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    Though bikers make up one percent of road traffic, they comprise 19 percent of all fatal traffic accidents according to the Department of Transport. There were 36.7 vehicles licensed for use in Great Britain and 83 percent, or 30.5 million, were cars. It goes without saying that motorbike riders need to take precautions to avoid accidents, but they should pay extra attention on specific roads.  The Most Dangerous Roads for Bikes in the East Midlands

    In addition the Road Crash Index, which has been created by the Road Safety Foundation in collaboration with the insurer Ageas to map out the risk of serious injury and death on Britain’s roads, there are new studies coming out about the safety of roads.

    The Road Crash Index reported that half of all of the United Kingdom’s road death concentrated on ten percent of roads—specially A roads outside of city limits and motorways. Since road death deaths increased in 2016, private entities are using the government figures to find out which roads are the most dangerous.

    Accident Studies A new study from the insurance company Swinton has analysed accident data provided by the government to reveal which roads are the most dangerous for bikers. The data from 2017 revealed that nine out of the most dangerous roads are in London. The other is in Wales. Though they aren’t the most dangerous roads in the country, the study put together a list of the most hazardous roads in the East Midlands.

    Dangerous Roads in the East Midlands

    Of the top ten most dangerous road in the East Midlands, five are in Nottinghamshire. These include Nottingham A6002, A6130, and A611, all of which are in the top five most dangerous roads in the region. Other roads on this top ten include Leicester A563 and A594, High Peak A57, Mansfield A60, East Northamptonshire A6, and Mansfield A6009. Number one most risky road the list for the region is Worcester A38.

    The Details

    The figures from the study show that 584 accidents occurred in the East Midlands during the year 2017. This was 400 more than in the North East, which has the title of least dangerous region for motor bikers. It has a stunning 3,000 less than London. According to MoneyPug, the site used to compare the best bike insurance, the accident rate also declined by six percent. Still the study showed that a staggering one in three motorbike accidents are serious or even fatal. It also showed that Friday is the most dangerous day of the week for motorcyclists and midday Sunday was the most common time for fatal accidents. 

    The Safest Roads

    While the North East is much less dangerous than London and East Midlands, it is not the safest place for motorbike riders in the country. The Road Crash Index has determined that Dunbartonshire has the country’s safest roads. It ranked the highest, with a 32 percent reduction in serious crashes between the years 2010 and 2012 as well 2013 and 2015.

    Not the Most Dangerous, but Not the Safest

    The roads in the East Midlands are not as dangerous as the roads in South Glamorgan, which ranked last of 78 counties. Serious incidents and fatal accidents have increased 27 percent. Still, they are far from the safest. It is the hope of insurance companies like Swinton that if we can raise awareness about the country’s most dangerous roads for cars and bikers alike, we can avoid tragedies and insurance claims. Local politicians have also began pushing for improvements on some of the more dangerous roads.

    Road Safety for Bikers

    It is important for bikers anywhere to be prudent about road safety since they are inherently more dangerous than cars. If you are properly trained, you are also a lot less likely to get into an accident. It is best to have the necessary experience before tackling the most infamous roads in the East Midlands, or anywhere else for that matter. For bikers, it is crucial to be on the defensive. Cars can hurt bikers a lot more than bikers can harm people in cars. With the proper experience and adhering to traffic laws, bikers can avoid accidents on the region’s most dangerous roads and keep themselves safe.

    The Most Dangerous Roads for Bikes in the East Midlands