- I scan what is behind me (using mirrors), to the sides and in front of me, constantly looking for potential hazards.
- Your eyes can continue scanning back and forth, even when your head turns and sets up body position for anticipating the bike's next direction.
- Target fixation can be deadly, so I practice avoiding it in turns or on straights by visually selecting something on the road (debris, dark/light patches, etc.) and immediately looking farther down the road. The brain retains a short-term map of what was just seen and the rider then guides the bike around the imagined hazard. With enough practice, you don't even have to think about it, and your reactions kick in to steer you away from trouble.