Monthly Archives: July 2017

Motorcycling in Colorado: How to Ride in Hot Weather

August is here, which means we are riding into the hottest month of the year. Are your hot weather riding skills up to par? Well, the attorneys who ride at the Metier Law Firm want to give you a refresher course on ways to stay cool while riding. How Do I Stay Cool on a Ride in Hot Weather? Are you wearing the right gear? Safety gear is important to motorcyclists and their safety. So, removing your gear is never the right solution to getting hot while riding. Instead, plan ahead. Get vented or mesh gear made of textiles. It’ll keep you safe and keep you cool. Is your bike equipped for the heat? We’re not talking about checking your radiator (though that is something you should do regularly). No, we are talking about that big windscreen on the front of your bike. In normal weather, this keeps the wind…
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Will the Takata Bankruptcy Leave Airbag Recall Victims Holding the Check?

When it was discovered that Takata airbag inflators could explode and injure drivers and passengers, a recall was launched. However, no automotive recall of this magnitude had ever been attempted before. Around 125 million airbag inflators are affected, and they are installed in over 69 million cars. It is no wonder that this scandal has collapsed Takata Corp into bankruptcy, but will filing leave victims high and dry? Who Will Be the Losers in the Takata Bankruptcy? In most bankruptcies, the court sets up a single creditors’ committee to divvy up liability for the company that files, but the Takata Bankruptcy isn’t typical. So far, 17 people have allegedly lost their lives to these defective inflators and at least 180 people have been injured. There are also potentially millions of people who suffered a loss in the value of their vehicles due to these defective safety devices. These people’s interest…
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Should I Record My Motorcycle Rides?

Have you seen the YouTube video of the man that drives his motorcycle over a traffic barrier and off a cliff? What about the one where the rider tells you about the latest motorcycling issue while riding his favorite road? Videos like these were filmed by riders with action cams and some of them can be entertaining. But did you realize that you should consider filming your motorcycle rides too? Why I Should Record My Motorcycle Rides Action cameras have become a commonplace and very inexpensive part of the sport of motorcycling. Aside from using them to create moto-vlogs or to record you riding a particularly awesome road, riders have found unique ways to use the devices. Here are a few that might interest you: To Improve Technique– Many riders are mounting cameras to get a view of how they ride. From there they examine their own styles and look…
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