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.

What Are the Best Winter Upgrades for My Bike?

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and with it goes the last remaining days of fall. That means riding season has all but ended, and it’s time to tuck your bike away until spring. However, that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop having fun with two-wheeled steed. The offseason is also the time to pull out your wrench and start those winter upgrades, but what is the best upgrade for your ride? The Best Winter Upgrades for Your Motorcycle Do you like riding long distances? Does the open road call for you every time spring arrives, and you can’t help but to roll hundreds of miles under tire? Well, here are some upgrades you should consider: Tires– It would stink to get out on that long ride just to find out your old tires are bald. Switch those out for some new rubber. New Bars– The perfect addition to your bike…
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What Are the Leading Causes of Motorcycle Accidents?

Motorcycle accidents are much more likely to result in serious injury or death compared to car accidents. This is due to the relative lack of protection afforded to motorcyclists. While protective gear can help, motorcyclists still risk serious injury when on the road. Here is a brief list of the most common causes of motorcycle crashes and how to make sure you don’t end up in one. The left turn accident. These accidents account for 42 percent of all accidents involving a motorcycle and a car. Left turn accidents occur when a motorcyclist is going through an intersection, passing a car or trying to overtake the car and is struck by a car. While these accidents occur for cars as well, motorcyclists are at higher risk because they are harder to see. To avoid these accidents, always use caution when crossing intersections and don’t rely on other people using their…
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How to Prepare Your Motorcycle for Winter Storage

Well, it’s just about that time of year again. The weather is turning chilly, and for those of us who don’t have an innate resistance to cold, it’s time to hang up our leathers for the season. This also means it’s time to put our motorcycles away until riding weather becomes more pleasant sometime in March. But how will you be storing your motorcycle over the winter? Here are some tips and tricks that riders both new and old may find handy when it comes time to start riding again in the spring. Tips to Prepare Your Motorcycle for Winter Storage Location– Finding a good place to store your motorcycle during the offseason is essential. If you leave it outside, you risk the bike getting damaged by the elements, or worse yet, the bike being stolen. A bike sitting outside, in the same place, for months can be an invitation…
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