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Pre-Ride Checklist

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Text appear: “Pre-ride check list.” 

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Man standing next to his bike outside the garage 

Transcript 

Man – “If you’re off for a ride with a few of your mates, there’s a few things you want to check before you go. Some on your bike, some on your gear.” 

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Man checking the tyre of the bike 

Text appear: “01: Check your tyres have a good tread depth and no damage or cracking.” 

Ride Forever logo appear bottom right and remains there every time there is a step text 

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Narrator – “1. Check your tyres have a good tread depth and no damage or cracking.” 

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Man pumping air into the tyres 

Text appear: “02: Check the tyres are at the recommended pressures.” 

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Man – “2. Check the tyres are at the recommended pressures.” 

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Headlight of the bike turning on as well as the read and indicators 

Text appear: “03: Check the lights front and rear. And the brake lights and indicators.” 

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Man – “3. Lights ok? Front and rear? How about the brake lights and indicators?” 

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Man squeezing the brakes 

Text appear: “04: give a squeeze on both levers to ensure the brakes are operating.” 

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Man – “4. A squeeze on both levers to ensure the brakes are operating.” 

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Man checking the fluid levels 

Text appear: “05: Make sure the bike is upright to check the fluid levels – brake and clutch.” 

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Man – “5. Ensure the bike is upright to check fluid levels – brake and clutch.” 

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Oil coming up from the nozzle 

Text appear: “06: Check the oil level.” 

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Man – “6. And oil level.” 

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Pan of the drive train of the bike as the man inspects it 

Text appear: “07: How’s the drive train? Check the chain condition and tension, and sprockets for wear.” 

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Man – “7. How’s the drive train? Check the chain condition and tension and sprockets for wear. Is it lubricated?” 

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Man standing next to his bike outside the garage 

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Man – “Got shaft drive? Lucky you, so, long as there are no oil leaks.” 

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Man rotating the handle of the bar 

Text appear: “08: Do the cables and controls operate freely and smoothly?” 

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Man – “8. Do the cables and controls operate freely and smoothly?” 

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Bike suspension move up and down 

Text appear: “09: Does the suspension move in a well-damped, smooth motion front and rear?” 

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Man – “9. Does the suspension move in a well-damped, smooth motion front and rear?” 

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Man standing next to the bike wearing his bike gear 

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Man – “Now that’s the bike done, but how about you? Wearing the right protective gear can help save your life… but that needs checking periodically too.” 

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Man clipping and unclipping the strap of the helmet and cleaning the visor 

Text appear: “Check helmet for damage.”

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Man – “Check your helmet for damage. That the strap has no fraying. And clean your visor. 

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Man checking the bike jacked he is wearing 

Text appear: “Give your jacket and pant or one-piece that once-over. 

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Man – “Give your jacket and pants or one-piece that once over for any patches or loose threads.”

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Man checking the arms closure 

Text appear: “Do all the closures work perfectly?” 

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Man – “Do all the closures work perfectly?” 

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Man checking the gloves he is wearing 

Text appear: “Check your gloves for any damage.” 

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Man – “Same story with your gloves.” 

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Man places his foot on the bike stand 

Text appear: “Give your boots a look over.” 

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Man – “Finally, give your boots a look over. Once the soles start to wear it reduces protection.” 

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Man checks all the zippers 

Text appear: “Make sure all the zippers, clasps etc are working.” 

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Man – “Make sure all the zippers, clasps etc are working.” 

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Man zips up his jacket 

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Man – “And you’re goof to go.” 

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Man riding his bike on the road 

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Man – “A few simple safety checks let you relax and enjoy the ride. Even on every day trips.” 

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Text appear: “Remember… make regular checks and avoid bigger problems.” 

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Man – “Do a few checks every time you ride. That way you’ll pick issues up early and avoid any dramas.” 

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Ride Forever website address appear:

Rideforever.co.nz 

ACC and Ride Forever logo appear side to side at the bottom right.