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.

Do CoverGirls Ride Motorcycles?

If you didn’t know already, let us be the first to tell you, women are taking over motorcycling. From motorcycle moms using the sport as a getaway to women winning motorcycle races, the demographic for motorcyclists is changing. And even though the latest achievement of a woman motorcycle racer isn’t on the racetrack, you can be certain that she’s probably going to get more girls to saddle up and ride. CoverGirls Ride Motorcycles Too When she was 12 years old, Shelina Moreda was given a dirtbike by her father. The bike was meant to help her do chores on the family’s dairy farm, instead it sparked an unforeseen passion. She was so taken by motorcycles that she started racing them. Moreda would go on to become the first female to race a motorcycle at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. She was teammates with Melissa Paris as they became the first women to…
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Did You Know About Colorado’s Motorcycle Noise Ordinance?

In a previous blog, we wrote about how a Massachusetts man tried end a memorial motorcycle ride by getting his city to require noise checks for any motorcycle ride passing through. The measure didn’t work, but there are plenty of cities all over the country that have tried similar measures. However, these efforts are often thwarted by the tenacity of motorcyclists and by state laws. A Brief Look at the Motorcycle Noise Ordinance In California, as a measure to limit the noise emitted by motorcycles, the state instituted a law that says non-EPA-approved motorcycle exhaust systems are not permitted on the state’s roads. This measure was meant to limit noise by making aftermarket exhausts illegal while claiming the measure was an effort to reduce air pollution. However, the EPA motorcycle noise standard is 80 decibels. This allowed manufacturers to continue producing loud aftermarket exhausts, as long as the pipes did…
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Who is the Colorado Captain?

What would you do if you were sitting at a stop light and Captain America pulled up next to you riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle? Most people wouldn’t believe their eyes, but here in Colorado, it kind of happens a lot. You see, we have our very own Colorado Captain who goes around sharing joy and wonder throughout the state. Now, our very own Colorado Avenger is sharing that passion for helping across the entire country. The Colorado Captain Goes Where He Is Needed Matthew Gnojek rides a Harley-Davidson and wears some of the most unique leathers in the entire state. He has a leather riding suit designed to look like the outfit worn by Chris Evans when he plays Marvel Comic’s Captain America. At first the suit was just a cool way to show his fandom for the Marvel hero, but soon Gnojek began to wonder if there was a…
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