It's certainly no secret that Bluetooth communicators for motorcycle helmets have totally changed the game when it comes to communicating with our fellow riders. Of course, not everyone out there has one, and sometimes comms fail; batteries die, intercom signals cut out, or there might just be too much wind or road noise to hear what anyone is saying. It’s always good to know motorcycle hand signals so you can safely and effectively communicate with anyone you’re riding with when bereft of technology. This handy chart will give you the run-down:

Memorize these classic hand signals, and teach them to anyone you ride with so you're all on the same page. Of course, we recommend having a Bluetooth comm at your disposal to facilitate easier (and safer) communication without having to remove your hands from the controls of your motorcycle. Our awesome Bluetooth Buyer's Guide can help you find the right comm.