Do I Really Need a Motorcycle Helmet?

Colorado is one of 31 states where adult motorcyclists are not required to wear helmets. Riders are allowed to make their own choices about safety equipment with the exception of eye protection, but their choices could generate serious consequences. According to Consumer Reports, helmet use is about 50 percent in states without a helmet law. … Continue reading

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Can a Brain Injury Affect Organ Donation?

A report published in Science Translational Magazine sheds new light on the connection between lung function and traumatic brain injury. Due to the fact that organs lose viability shortly after the heart stops beating, most lung transplants come from brain dead donors. Only 15 to 20 percent of all lungs are considered appropriate for transplant, … Continue reading

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Driver Injured in Hit-and-Run Accident

On August 27, a hit-and-run accident forced police to close northbound Colorado Boulevard at East Iowa Avenue. One driver was rushed to the hospital for treatment, but the other driver fled the scene. When police responded to the call at about 4:00 a.m. that Wednesday morning, they found the driver of a green Ford Explorer … Continue reading

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Iconic Easy Rider Bike Up for Sale

“Easy Rider” was one of the most iconic motorcycle movies of the 1960s. Now, a Los Angeles collector is selling the iconic chopper that Peter Fonda rode in the movie, holding an official auction on October 18. The bike features the same forward-angled front wheel and handlebars, fishtail exhaust pipes and teardrop-shaped gas tank that … Continue reading

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