We are able to instantly reach more people than at any other time in history. I think it’s a miracle of the modern age.
However, it often leads to the spread of misinformation and bad ideas. While this spread of toxic content isn’t usually intentional or malicious, it can significantly damage our community—and in some cases even affect our rights as motorcyclists.
There are a nearly infinite number of YouTube videos showing people doing stupid things on motorcycles, like lane splitting while doing triple digits, doing wheelies through traffic on the interstate, running from the police, stampeding through cities on stolen dirt bikes, or committing a combination of all of these offenses.
Is it really that hard to see why non-riders often have a negative opinion of motorcyclists?