It’s summer time, which means riding season is in full swing! That means that you’ve probably already hit the Colorado highways to get a full taste of our state’s natural beauty. But how are you staying safe while riding? If you didn’t know, we are in the middle of the 100 deadliest days of summer—that period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when traffic accidents are at their highest. To help keep you safer, the attorneys who ride at Metier Law Firm have some riding tips. 5 Tips to Improve Your Riding Safety! Before You Ride, Check Your Ride – The nature of motorcycles makes them more sensitive to the road and to their functions. That means a worn-out part or an improperly inflated tire can cause massive problems. Check your motorcycle before you head out. Having a machine that’s functioning properly will reduce your chances of having an off….
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Motorcycling is fun, thrilling and calming. That’s why so many people become spellbound by the freedom provided by these two-wheeled machines. However, this spectacular pastime comes with certain risks. Do you know how best to protect yourself from these risks? Some use fancy gadgets, others use leather, pad and carbon fiber, but sometimes motorcyclists need an attorney too. Three Reasons Why Motorcyclists Need an Attorney Post-Crash Who Is at Fault – Motorcyclists often get a bad rap. People accuse them of speeding, reckless riding and general roguishness. So, it is not too shocking that in some circumstances, bystanders and authorities immediately place blame on a motorcyclist. However, attorneys don’t work on assumptions. After conducting an independent investigation of the evidence, you may be surprised at what an attorney discovers. Distracted driving, speeding cars and defective parts can all cause motorcycle accidents. Depending on the evidence, a lawyer may also be…
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Memorial Day is when we honor the soldiers who lost their lives protecting the freedoms of America. The fight for our rights worldwide, but what about those who protect our freedom domestically? We see police officers every day, but how often do we honor their sacrifice? Well, a ride here in Colorado does just that, and its connections to comradery and brotherhood might surprise you. How Motorcyclists Honor Fallen Officers with a Ride On June 1, the engines of around 100 motorcycles rode through Schriever Air Force Base, which is located near Colorado Springs. These riders came from miles around to participate in the 5th Annual Front Range Fallen Officer Memorial Ride. The ride started at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station before hitting the road to Fort Carson, Schriever Air Force Base, Peterson Air Force Base and the United States Air Force Academy. At each stop, riders did their best…
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