The Sun City Texas Motorcycle club's mission is to have a friendly and safe environment for Sun City residents to enjoy riding motorcycles and socializing.

HAVE A MOTORCYCLE or SCOOTER
OR  DREAM OF HAVING ONE? 

Come and ride with the Sun City Cruisers, our very own motorcycle group for fellowship, story swapping, discussions on bikes and accessories and planning for rides.  We have group rides around the area and also longer trips like rides to Big Bend park some all the way to Canada. All riders are welcome!  If you have any questions you can call Wayne Ware (512)-863-2202 or e-mail wayneware@sun-city-tx-clubs.org
 

here's the
Austin Motorcycle Riders Group web site
here's their Group Riding Guide

 

Here’s some interesting how to ride videos

a video on group riding
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erpkyD7SMfw


Video on how to pick up a fallen bike -
that fell all the way over
http://www.billmallin.com/motorcycle/videos/dropped.htm


and another Video on how to pick up a fallen bike -
that fell over on the crash bars
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3999280846194723463


 

here's some great safety pointers

    Guerrilla - Urban Motorcycle riding tips

   and  126 good safety tips - great stuff

here's a few good words from our own Jack Hall

Watch for loose gravel both on the road and on parking areas.

Keep headlight on high beam & bar lights on during daylight hours - others can see you much better.

Check turn indicators - mine don't automatically turn off - this can endanger you and all the riders of your group, especially if an oncoming vehicle thinks you'll turn left & they want to turn left.

If you aren't familiar with the rider ahead of you leave some extra spacing.

When riders stagger their formation, lead can better tell where riders are...if lead should slow a bit to let rear end catch up...if lead should speed up a bit because the group has bunched up too much.

 

Things My Motorcycle Has Taught Me

The only good view of a thunderstorm is in your rear view mirror.

People ask us why we ride a motorcycle. For those who have experienced the joy, no explanation is necessary; for those who have not, no explanation is possible.

I'd rather be riding my motorcycle and thinking about God, than sitting in church thinking about my motorcycle.

Four wheels move the body; two wheels move the soul.

Most motorcycle problems are caused by the nut that connects the handlebars to the saddle.

Life may begin at 30, but it doesn't get real interesting until about 60 mph!

Midnight bugs taste just as bad as Noon time bugs.

Saddlebags can never hold everything you want, but they CAN hold everything you need.

Don't ride so late into the night that you sleep through the sunrise.

Sometimes it takes a whole tank full of gas before you can think straight.

Riding faster than everyone else only guarantees you'll ride alone.

Never hesitate to ride past the last street light at the edge of town.

Never do less than forty miles before breakfast.

A bike on the road is worth two in the shed.

Respect the person who has seen the dark side of motorcycling and lived, and still rides.

Young riders pick a destination and go. Old riders pick a direction and go.

A good mechanic will let you watch without charging you for it.

Sometimes the fastest way to get there is to stop for the night.

Always back your bike into the curb and sit where you can see it.

There are drunk riders and there are old riders, but there are not many old, drunk riders.

Ride to work. Work to ride.

Whatever it is, it's better in the wind.

Two-lane blacktop isn't a highway - it's an attitude.

When you look down the road, it seems to never end - but you better believe it does!

Winter is Nature's way of telling you to test the electrics.

Keep your bike in good repair. Motorcycle boots are not all that comfortable for walking.

People are like Motorcycles: each is customized a bit differently.

Sometimes, the best communication happens when you're on separate bikes.

When you're riding lead, don't spit.

A friend is someone who'll get out of bed at 2 a.m. to drive his pickup to the middle of nowhere to get you when you're broken down.

Catching a yellow jacket in your shirt @ 70 mph can double your vocabulary.

There's something ugly about a NEW bike on a trailer

Everyone crashes. Some get back on. Some don't. Some can't.

If you can't get it going with bungee cords and duct tape, it's serious.

If you ride like there's no tomorrow, there may not be.

The best modifications cannot be seen from the outside.

Always replace the cheapest parts first.

You can forget what you do for a living when your knees are in the breeze.

Only a Biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window.

Keep the paint up, and the rubber down!

There are two types of people in this world, people who ride motorcycles and people who wish they could ride

 

if you have a good safety tips send it to
wayneware@sun-city-tx-clubs.org