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Five Tips on How to Ride During Autumn

Fall is here, but just because it’s starting to get chilly doesn’t mean you have to put your motorcycle away for the year. There is still some good weather and events out there for Coloradoans who don’t want to hang up their riding jackets for the year. Here are some tips that may help, from the motorcycling attorneys at Metier Law Firm. How to Ride During Autumn: Five Tips to Make Your Ride Better Watch Out for Leaves­– Just like patches of gravel in the summer, piles of leaves are a nightmare. They can turn a sticky road into a slick ice skating rink in no time, especially if they are wet. Avoid clumps of leaves while you are out on your ride, and you’ll keep the shiny side up. Animal Crossings– Many different animals become active in the Fall season. They are on a mission to collect food stores…
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The Motorcycling Tip You’ve Never Heard

There are many ways to hurt yourself while riding a motorcycle. Most of those ways involve crashing, but did you know that there’s at least one way to hurt yourself without crashing your bike? It’s actually highly preventable, too. So, what is the injury that the motorcycling community is neglecting and why does everyone neglect it? You Need to Hear This Motorcycling Tip This unnoticed injury is hearing loss. It is estimated that hearing loss affects some 48 million Americans, and many experts believe that it affects motorcyclists at a higher rate than the rest of the country. In Britain, scientists conducted a study of motorcycle racers and found that 45 percent had higher than average hearing loss. Plus, the longer these racers rode, the more hearing loss they had. So, what can motorcyclists who want to keep their hearing to do? Most experts say that simply wearing foam earplugs…
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Do You Know How to Ride Your Motorcycle with a Passenger Onboard?

You love riding your motorcycle. You’d love to share the experience with a friend or a loved one. Then it happens, somebody agrees to go on a ride with you. Great! It’s time to have some fun, but hold on a minute, the other person doesn’t have a bike. Looks like you’re about to learn how to ride two-up. How to Ride Your Motorcycle Two-Up Lesson Number One—How much can your motorcycle handle? If you consult your handy dandy motorcycle manual, it should tell you the bike’s maximum weight limits, and it should even tell you how to adjust your shocks to handle the extra weight. Lesson Number Two—Safety is always paramount when riding your motorcycle, so you would naturally want to make sure your passenger has the right gear. Be ready to provide any safety gear your passenger needs if they don’t show up wearing it. Lesson Number Three—Tell…
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