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I recently taught a Motor Officer Basic class here in the Yakima, Washington area with students from several agencies in which students complete many police motors skills drills. I get a lot of questions from the Law Abiding Biker community about these police motors skills drills. In this podcast, I'm joined by Lurch and we discuss the recent class as well as the successes and the debacles. Officers who've attended a Motor Officer Basic class will tell you it's some of the hardest training they've ever taken. It is physically and mentally demanding.
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We had students riding Harley-Davidsons and BMWs. Both bikes hold up well to the punishment they receive during the training. Both have their positives and negatives. I discuss this in detail during the podcast. Common items that break are clutch levers, foot pegs, windshields, and kickstand springs.
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We also talk about drills that civilian riders can do to improve their riding. Some examples are learning to work the “gray” area of your clutch, using your head and eyes correctly to make tight turns, and practicing emergency braking. These are diminishing skills that all riders should routinely practice.
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