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RedShift:
I don't know about you folks, but to paraphrase George Throrogood, I (usually) ride alone -- yeah -- with nobody else.  Kinda easy to make a last second decision and apart from signaling, not confuse anyone but yourself.

So when you hook up for a Group Ride, you might want to review and use some of the information available in this thread.  Here's some topical reading material on Group Riding:

[*]Group Riding Tips (from AMA Website)

[*]Common Hand Signals (also from AMA Website)

[*]Motorcycle Group Riding Etiquette -- Hand Signals and Riding Rules
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The last two links to two separate Hand Signals are they are largely complementary, though the latter offers a unique signal, the favourite of many, the "Ticked Off" signal:



Use that signal with care. :)  Happy reading and have a safe ride.

(Cross-posted by popular demand from the 2006 Michigan GS500 Meet & Group Ride thread Post 50.)

annguyen1981:
I'm glad you kept the "Ticked Off" signal. :thumb: :laugh:

onefastgs500:
i agree group riding can be dangerous(the keep up w/ the herd mentality)i prefer alone or no more tha 3 bikes (w/ guys i know and trust who ride on my level and similar eqipment and experience)

pandy:
 :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: You've been feisty lately, RedShift!  :thumb: :laugh:

flyingbeagle71:
MSF has a pretty good video on their site about group riding also.

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