“It’s better than you-know-what,” said Kristin “Greasy Hands” Johnson-Land, a motorcycle mechanic. “Chocolate?” guessed a fellow motorcyclist. The two were discussing the sense of camaraderie they find in the five-month old women-only motorcycle club called the Miss-Fires. In such a short amount of time, the club has grown to 31 members. The rapid growth can be attributed to the fact that “[t]heir general philosophy is to try to make motorcycles less intimidating,” according to The New York Times .In addition to providing a sense of fellowship between likeminded riders, motorcycle clubs provide a valuable resource for novice riders to learn the rules of the road from more experienced riders.
Given that lack of experience is strongly linked to motorcycle accidents, it is important to begin to consider which groups have access to the types of organizations that can provide the mentor relationships that elevate novice riders to a more experienced status. Thanks to the rise of non-traditional motorcycle clubs, previously marginalized groups can learn in a comfortable atmosphere. “It’s nice not to learn from a guy,” said one Miss-Fire.
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The more motorcycle clubs there are, the safer the roads will be. However, even well-educated and experienced riders can find themselves in dangerous accidents when sharing the road with negligent motorists. Even a seemingly minor motorcycle accident can carry disastrous consequences, such as spinal cord injuries or traumatic brain injuries. Attorney Tom Metier has years of motorcycle and courtroom experience under his belt. Since his own injury years ago, he has dedicated his professional career to defending innocent motorcyclists who have been injured on the road. If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, contact us today to talk about your experience.
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