Invisibility Training for Motorcyclists

12 Spa 2018
936 170 Peržiūros

It’s a little known feat outside our circles but given that motorcyclists have the power to be invisible to other road users, we thought it would be worthwhile to know how to turn that setting off. Here’s part-time magician Ryan who has suddenly regained the power to speak since the last video. It's a miracle!
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  • Jyada sexy lago ge to gaand me car daal dega

    Palash KalePalash KalePrieš 20 val
  • I recently got my license so I am going through each of these again to refresh me on good ideas and tips to keep me alive

    KLO 167KLO 167Prieš 21 val
  • I realized my gear is all black and my bike color is dark blue with little white

  • I mean they are murderous idiots too though

    noisepuppetnoisepuppetPrieš 3 dienas
  • I saw him drop something but did not notice testicle

    Scared Of GhostsScared Of GhostsPrieš 3 dienas
  • I prefer the dangerous technique. I dress like I'm an extra on the Mad Max set, and ride wheelies through intersections while swinging an ax over my head. Having been hit yet...

    Barry CrawfordBarry CrawfordPrieš 5 dienų
  • Wow

    Jover ValerozoJover ValerozoPrieš 6 dienų
  • “Most accidents happen within a mile Of home” Yeah no shit... because 200% of the time you drive you drive near your home. You drive near your home anytime you you go anywhere also when you drive home...

    BrehmcoBrehmcoPrieš 11 dienų
  • So, by this reasoning, is the Aerostitch Hi-Vis yellow - lime full suit a not so good choice of riding apparel ? I've been wanting one for years and am trying to work out good colours for the contrast colour patches . I am thinking a bright green or darker green as I like Aussie colours, Your opinion please.

    Bob MilkaBob MilkaPrieš 15 dienų
  • Soooo this is basically an advert to sell Red Ducati's

    AlexanderAlexanderPrieš 18 dienų
  • I love the "car drives suck" attitude. I have a very good friend who spends 6 months a year on a bike only to pull his truck out in front of a bike and nearly kill the biker.

    Bryan MichaelBryan MichaelPrieš 23 dienas
  • Denali sound bomb has been a game changer. Drivers now think a truck is about to ruin their day and sheep shat their pants! Just don’t use too close to pedestrians.

    CuzzazbuzzCuzzazbuzzPrieš 23 dienas

    Ramiro RosaRamiro RosaPrieš 25 dienų
  • So there you have the, 'SMIDSY'.

    Neal LoganNeal LoganPrieš 26 dienų
  • All riders should watch this video. Ride safe guys. Good video. Thanks.

    Ernest ChuaErnest ChuaPrieš 28 dienų
  • Bill nye but for motorcyclist

    Grog WorshiperGrog WorshiperPrieš 28 dienų
  • Another great video but there are those it will never help. They have tunnel vision and marital problems.

    Celtic DawgCeltic DawgPrieš mėn
  • works as well for bicyclists... thanks for the vid :)

    SuicooSuicooPrieš mėn
  • Wear red: My bike and helmet are both red

    Noble PolygonNoble PolygonPrieš mėn
  • I think this should be mandatory viewing by all riders both experienced and beginners! It's just like finding that fascinating documentary serendipitously, but informative and potentiality lifesaving. Now I have subscribed without hesitation. Please do not stop making these!!!!

    John Howells-VaughanJohn Howells-VaughanPrieš mėn
  • Ryan, I think your watch is broken.. it had moisture in it :/

    TheLPGuckerTheLPGuckerPrieš mėn
  • Subconscious sexual attraction..? 🤔 Can I glue a dildo on my helmet to make it work?

    OlzeOlzePrieš mėn
  • My dad rode for 20 years until he got T-Boned by someone pulling out with out checking he's okya but doesn't ride anymore. That's when I'm driving I always thinking in back my head "Were is that rider I'm not seeing?"

    A N D YA N D YPrieš mėn
  • I've struggled trying to explain this to riders and drivers

    Anthony PetersAnthony PetersPrieš mėn
  • You should make content other than motorcycles

    Tru SkrtTru SkrtPrieš mėn
  • Thanks for spoiling every other automotive channel for me guys. :/ Benchmark stuff.

    AdityaAdityaPrieš mėn
  • me 20 seconds in.. "okay bill nye" lmao

    AdrianStoner. comAdrianStoner. comPrieš mėn
  • Personally, I prefer to be invisible and dodge the cars. If they see you, they can fixate on you and hit you. Ever notice that 9 out of 10 vehicles that run off the road hit a light pole, even though they're at least 100 feet apart?

    Glen WoytuckGlen WoytuckPrieš mėn
  • Informative and interesting. Kudos F9 team on this one. 👍

    Keith MarshallKeith MarshallPrieš mėn
  • Good thing my bike is red lol

    James FitzgeraldJames FitzgeraldPrieš mėn
  • This video is way too important to lack subtitles. If you need someone to add german, hit me up.

    NotaNotaPrieš mėn
  • literally the bestest of the best YT vids like ever

    Robert ClarkRobert ClarkPrieš mėn
  • So the trick is get large displays on your bike and display porn on max volume?

    『Strelitzia YF』『Strelitzia YF』Prieš mėn
  • Stop being a child. Use a high vis jacket every day. You only have one life. Motorbikes tend to have permanent front and rear lights, bicycles are the really invisible ones.

    DosedmonkeyDosedmonkeyPrieš mėn
  • Ryan, this was a brilliant resource. I learned so much. Understanding that biker invisibilty is an explicable optical and behavioural paradigm, not just " shit drivers" really came clear to me. Really love your channel. Keep it up !

    Dudley DaveDudley DavePrieš 2 mėnesius
  • happened to me ..i was into free left...motorcyclist took right turn in the junction..he blamed me..luckily nothing happened...then also from where it came..

    Lakeside missionLakeside missionPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Great video.

    Ayon PalAyon PalPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • i just ride with the mindset that people can become idiots sometimes in mind

    N4Zz ZN4Zz ZPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I always notice things that are either dangerous or 👙👠💋 sexy

    Ash priyamAsh priyamPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • The production value of this channel is what people usually pay money for. Thank you :)

    Evilrose0611Evilrose0611Prieš 2 mėnesius
  • use movement to exploit a car driver survival instinct = wheelies

    Jonathan FortinJonathan FortinPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Is there a book or something with some of those informations more in depth?

    Carlos EduardoCarlos EduardoPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I was chatting with a UK Police rider while on a training course and he was telling me that even with the high visibility bike and clothing, people still don’t see you.

    Mark GilderMark GilderPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • hhahah you used the think bike clip from my small local village in england, chances of that!

    Kieran PenroseKieran PenrosePrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Like his format. But at 4.50 in an urban area he said that 1/3rd of collisions occur in those areas whereas in the UK some 2/3rds of all collisions occur in urban [ town ] streets, mainly arterial roads which carry more traffic and the remaining 1/3rd occur out on the faster country roads. So beware riding in towns either commuting or delivering fast food. You are more likely to be collided with by other vehicles and suffer some degree of injury. But on faster country roads the dangers can be individual ones on overtakes, bends, inappropriate speeds and positioning that can cause collisions with cars or the roads surface and they can be mo serious and re deadly due to the impact speeds.

    judgedredd49judgedredd49Prieš 2 mėnesius
  • Excellent video!!!!!! Where's your nose? Bet everyone looked at their noses right away!

    rafaelmacasrafaelmacasPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Fascinating vid. Thanks. Useful for car drivers too.

    Megan CMegan CPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I didnt get this residential area hand signals ? any help please?

    aprofromukaprofromukPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • My riding jacket now has a set of bare silicone DD breasts attached to the front. Problem solved.

    Nashville KawboyNashville KawboyPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I don’t even own a motorbike, I’m a cyclist (for the moment), but when I get my bike I’ll already be aware of all the dangers of the road

    luke murphyluke murphyPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • 3:32 watching this gave me a mini heart attack

    sacheera Edirisinghesacheera EdirisinghePrieš 2 mėnesius
  • That’s crazy I kept rewinding to see the motorcycle and Toronto to testicals but I never saw u TAKE OFF THE FUCKING BOWTIE SLOW AS HELL AND FLING IT😂😂

    THAT-PIXEL _GUYTHAT-PIXEL _GUYPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • "So we can focus on things that might kill us, or mate with us..." In my experience, those are usually the same thing

    pjdiver3pjdiver3Prieš 3 mėnesius
  • HAHA, I had my playback set on 3/4ths speed by accident. Ryan sounded like he was drunk. Try it!

    graham hawthorne drumsgraham hawthorne drumsPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Fluorescent black is the way to go.

    tom ellistom ellisPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • I just pretend I'm in mad max fury road and every car is full of war boys trying to kill me. Turns out to be true a surpsing amount of times.

    Alexander ContiAlexander ContiPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Never assume someone has seen you unless he shows an according reaction. Thinking that you know what others will do is deadly.

    raptorrider007raptorrider007Prieš 3 mėnesius
  • Ok, now I know why motocyclists wave when they see each other - making sure theyre visible :-)

    raptorrider007raptorrider007Prieš 3 mėnesius
  • Dangerous or sexy, thats why I always ride naked.

    Bring me Peter panBring me Peter panPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • As a Bicyclist for decades, I've already mastered this skill of temporary invisibility (they see you when they get angry, lol) ages ago. It will suit me well when I get my motorbike :3

    cy-onecy-onePrieš 3 mėnesius
  • You Nailed it ! well done... I call it complacency while driving .... look... but it doesn't register is the biggest cause of vehicle accidents.... the usual refrain of "I didn't see you" is always the excuse ! and with a bike it is deadly ! so you plan on the guy not seeing you.... look at his eyes ! if he just glanced at you chances are he didn't really see you..... Plan on that !!!!!! I like to joke and say when I have been out for a ride that I spend an hour dodging cars.... simply because it is your job to dodge them if you value your life and property.... driving defensively is a MUST on a motorcycle.... if your driving Aggressively you are NOT driving defensively ... Period !

    Bob KellyBob KellyPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • I always point at drivers at intersections, works great

    Mud Sh-sh-sharkMud Sh-sh-sharkPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • My uncle, laying in the tarmac after a car pulled out in front of him, doing 80kph and breaking many bones; female driver stops, exits and loudly exclaims: "But you weren't there!!"

    Rustsamurai1Rustsamurai1Prieš 3 mėnesius
  • Excelente vídeo. Ojalá hubiera muchos de estos en mi idioma.

    VíctorVíctorPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • I liked this video when I saw the intro. Pretty creative

    JuniorTorres720JuniorTorres720Prieš 3 mėnesius
  • my man is at the quay

    strange chewstrange chewPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Thanks, Ryan, now I consciously started seeing my nose.

    Manfredas ArmonasManfredas ArmonasPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • 3:35

    Nite SanNite SanPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • So if I make myself look sexy cars will see me.

    Drew Rides Across AmericaDrew Rides Across AmericaPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • I knew I had super powers. Dude, I love your work. Yeh, I said it, I love you and your work. So does my wife and 5 kids 😍🤙🏽

    El CHE FreedomEl CHE FreedomPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Honestly thank you for this video. We gotta watch out for each other

    Cody AllenCody AllenPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Car driver here. This happened to me just the other day. Fortunately, I have developed good habits as a driver and I always double (at a minimum) check before I pull out. I looked left, saw nothing, looked right, it was clear, looked left again and there were a pair of motorcyclists which appeared out of thin air. And they were not traveling fast, barely the speed limit by the time I saw them. They were their when I first looked, they just did not register in my brain. I am happy to report that I did not in the slightest create a near miss for them or myself. I waved as they past, and they waved back, then after checking a third time I made my turn and went on my way.

    Strange AeonsStrange AeonsPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Yea ok Peter parker

    JaaadonJaaadonPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • I actually had this happen to me yesterday. The old guy pulled out, he didn't hit me, i saw him and had time to move out of the way, was only going like 30 mph. I was watching his head the whole time, never even looked my way. Funny thing is I followed all Ryan's steps, my bike is red, i was wearing white, red and black reflective gear, and was honking, guy never even looked. Lol. I couldn't be mad though, as angry as i was, i wanted to pull over and just show him the dash cam video of him to show him what he did wrong, but you know how people are, they would probably get defensive.

    SammySammyPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • buen video

    Greta KarlaGreta KarlaPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • like

    Eliza gonzalesEliza gonzalesPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • i must be weird or something ,didnt jump or scare me .pretty much no reaction to it at all.

    Robert TllmanRobert TllmanPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • I love the subtle reference to Bill Nye in this video 👌

    Niels HackettNiels HackettPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • what is this, vsauce for motocycling? hahaha

    ComradeKommisarComradeKommisarPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • I don't agree with you're premise at all. I see every motorcycle because I look for them. I care if there is a motorcycle is near me because I don't want to hurt a motorcycle rider. I say you drop you tie.

    Tj ReillyTj ReillyPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Drivers are taught not to hold up other traffic, to stop only when necessary. Drivers are trained not to stop and look. Hell I’ve seen cars pull out on a bright yellow bus and the driver claim (from a hospital bed) that they didn’t see it!

    R BourkeR BourkePrieš 4 mėnesius
  • god damn it! i can't stop seeing my nose now..

    IoI wutIoI wutPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • I usually honk... it's fun to see some people going hard into their brakes (That's when u know they really haven't noticed you in the first place)

    RikuRikuPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Haha love that worm. Good info

    Joel CramerJoel CramerPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • What kind of bike is he standing next to while speaking, is that an African Twin?

    Brian WalkerBrian WalkerPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Solution to the point at 2:33: Program your brain to think all objects on the road are a threat to your survival and your bank account (everyone wants to stay alive and no one wants to be sued for damages).

    MelMelPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Love it

    AshutoshPurushDhakalAshutoshPurushDhakalPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • So... Looking more sexy makes you more visible. Good point! :-)

    Jiří MichalikJiří MichalikPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Sooo how many of you started looking at your nose closing one eye. 😂 I did 🖐

    A.G.N.T MediaA.G.N.T MediaPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • I've been riding for 28 years (currently have 8 motorcycles, 0 cars in my garage) and even I have not seen a motorcycle before. I pulled out in front of a guy whilst on holiday overseas in my hire car. Yes, he was speeding, but I just did not see him at all. Fortunately he saw me, and saw that I didn't see him, and just rode around me. I apologised when I caught up to him at a set of lights. It happens people, be diligent when you're riding.

    JamesJamesPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • 3:36 scared the shit outta me

    FilipFilipPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Another superb video. And... so, how did Ryan scrape up his right elbow?

    Richard EmersonRichard EmersonPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • vazinek tarsi esi nematomas ir visi tave bando nuzudyt

    MemesMojoMemesMojoPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • ka ismokau pypsink , raudons spalva, rankos posukiai, mojuok kitiem

    MemesMojoMemesMojoPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • You are almost 1M subscribers! I remember watching this video last year as i just got my licence to ride, now i look back and i can tell that the things i learned from you and dandanthefireman actually saved my skin a couple of times. Keep up the good work!

    Nastasa AlinNastasa AlinPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • Huh, I noticed all of it. But then again, I do have ADD.

    Florian D.Florian D.Prieš 5 mėnesių
  • check out my Beginner's guide on how to ride a motorcycle safely

    peter gamalpeter gamalPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • It happend to me a few times. Something appeared from nowhere. I was very suprissed.

    Antonín SeberaAntonín SeberaPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • Don't forget the rear view mirror in the car. Not only can a motorcycle disappear but even cars as they hide behind the mirror.

    Vadim RomanovichVadim RomanovichPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • I'm surprised that you didn't even mention running with the headlight on, or with a modulator. This is instant "motion" and attracts the eye.

    SoloPilot6SoloPilot6Prieš 5 mėnesių