Motorcycle Accident Blog

Motorcycle accident blog provided by motorcycle accident attorneys with personal knowledge of motorcycle laws in Colorado and the United States because they are riders too.

How Can You Become a Better Rider?

Have you ever been to bike night and heard a riding story that left your jaw on the ground? An old man tells you about an act of daring-do that you couldn’t imagine handling yourself, and worse yet, he pulled it off last week. How did this old rider pull off this impossibility? It probably has something to do with his experience, and if you play your cards right, you could get that good too. Ways You Can Become a Better Rider Put in the Miles– Your best strategy for becoming a better rider is going to be putting your rear-end in the saddle as much as you can. You will learn amazing things on that big open road, and as long as you take those lessons to heart, there’s no way you won’t become a better rider. Study– You saw that motorcycle magazine on the newsstand and you didn’t…
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Can You Ever Be Too Old to Ride a Motorcycle?

How long have you been riding motorcycles? Do you think you’ll still be riding at 60? Well, there’s a 76-year-old man living in Littleton who still rides motorcycles. Oh yeah, did we mention he races them too? You Can Never Be Too Old to Ride a Motorcycle George Nachtsheim used to be an aerospace machinist, but he also had a motorcycling dream. He wanted to take a motorcycle to the Bonneville Salt Flats and take a shot at some records, but time was not on his side. He had built a special race bike—powered by a 1959 Triumph Bonneville engine—in his home shop, and he wasn’t content with it sitting there and collecting dust. At the young age of 68-years-old, Turbo George (as his friends call him) decided to hit the flats and break some records. At 73, Turbo George beat the 650cc/APS-PBG land speed record by tearing down the…
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Is a New Motorcycle Conference Coming to Colorado?

Have you ever wondered what an academics conference looks like? If you have, you probably aren’t very excited by the prospect. Droves of very smart people getting together, presenting their research and talk about other people’s research… To some that sounds like an experiment in boredom as torture, but what if all those scholars were talking about something kind of exciting? What if they were all talking about motorcycles? Rev Up! A New Motorcycle Conference Is Coming to Colorado The International Journal of Motorcycle Studies publishes peer reviewed articles about one thing, motorcycles. So, when the IJMS organizes a conference, don’t be surprised if attendees motor in on a rumbling Harley. This year, the University of Colorado will host this cavalcade of moto-academics from June 22-24. Presenters will feature papers on subjects like: How does the media represent motorcycles and motorcyclists, what is the psychology of the motorcycle and the…
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