Riding in the rain comes with many safety hazards. It can also be an awesome experience so long as you're prepared for it. So, RyanF9 shares over 20 tips that will make your next ride in the rain. Some riders think that when the rain starts to come down, so too should the garage door, tucking the bike away until the sun shines again the following spring. Unfortunately, those people are missing out on one of the best motorcycling experiences, as riding in the rain can actually be fun, so long. Scared of riding in the wet stuff? There’s no need; with a little know-how and a little preparation, riding in the rain can be just as safe and just as fun as riding on a nice, sunny day. Depending on your experience, skill, preparation and risk tolerance, riding a motorcycle in the rain can be anything from frightening to fun. In any case, it is at least more complicated, potentially more hazardous, and afterward, your bike will need a bath. This week we look at tips for riding a motorcycle in the rain. Is it safe to ride a motorcycle in the rain? This week I show you some scenes from the Ozarks where I got caught riding in the rain. If you’ve been riding for numerous years, you’re bound to have encountered rain during one of your travels. Whether you are on a cross-country trek, or just a quick Sunday ride, rain can occur at any time, especially during the winter and spring seasons.Rather than trying to avoid it, prepare with these tips and be ready to ride your motorcycle in the rain. Rain is something we all have to put up with from time to time….and personally, I’ve been thru tropical downpours, thunderstorms…even a snow flurry…..and lemme tell ya’….like taxes, rain is a part of life and a part of riding…but NOT something to “look forward “to. Getting caught in the rain when motorcycle riding is not fun. Riding in the rain with wet clothes can be dangerous and extremely uncomfortable. Getting the best motorcycle rain gear is therefore important to ensure your protection, safety and comfort. I really like your tip about taking easy and reducing your speed when riding your motorbike in the rain. My dad will, sometimes, take his motorcycle out for a ride in the rain and is always sure to take precautions since he knows it’ll be slippery. I will share the rest of these riding in the rain tips with my dad. Motorcycle Rain Gear. The right waterproof rain gear can make the difference between a ruined ride and an unforgettable adventure. Type and distance of riding, as well as available storage space on a bike, are all important considerations in making the best choice in rain gear.