“The ride was absolutely beautiful,” said a participant in the seventh annual Veterans Recognition Ride. The motorcycle procession included roughly 300 participants riding a 40-mile loop through El Paso County, Colorado to honor our nation’s servicemen and women. “It’s huge. It’s once a year,” said one veteran participant. The Veterans Recognition Ride is also a… read more
Metier Law Firm has provided comfort, safety, and strength to injured motorcycle riders for more than 30 years. In that time, we’ve learned an incredible amount of information about how to stay safe on the road, what to do after an accident, and how to help our clients understand what they should expect when working with a motorcycle accident attorney. This section of our personal injury blog features helpful information about motorcycle accidents, and we recommend checking back often for regular updates.
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The Russian motorcycle manufacturer Chak Motors’s newest design, the Molot, may be the world’s safest motorcycle. Chak Motors has taken all of the latest safety features found in high-end luxury cars and integrated them into a sport bike. The Molot features multiple HD cameras, proximity sensors, gyroscopes and multiple radars. The cameras are capable of… read more
The intense flooding last September left a number of Larimer County roads in complete disrepair. Most notably, County Road 27 is utterly impassable in an area known as “The Narrows.” Construction to repair the road is expected to begin around June; however, Larimer County officials are considering the construction of a detour road. Motorcyclists are… read more
Memorial Day is a big deal in Fort Collins, Colorado. Motorcyclists from around the country will gather in Washington Park for the annual Realities Ride & Rally on May 24 and 25. Last year’s ride set a world record for largest poker run ride, with approximately 3,000 bikers in tow. By joining the event you… read more
Spring is upon us and the snow covered mountain trails have melted, meaning one thing: dirt bike season. There is a vast network of mountainous trails between Aspen and Grand Junction, which offer riders a unique way to enjoy Colorado’s beautiful vistas. However, dirt biking can turn life threatening if approached haphazardly and without the… read more
This summer, Colorado residents will receive tuition assistance for a two-day course on basic motorcycle training. The course is funded by an injury prevention grant awarded by the Northeast Regional EMS Trauma Advisory Council. The classes will take place at the Sterling Airport and will be limited to six riders each. The course is angled… read more
Recently, hundreds of bikers gathered to honor a fallen officer and fellow motorcyclist. Sgt. David Baldwin, a 27-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Department and leader of the traffic enforcement motorcycle unit, was killed in a head-on collision in January while riding on Highway 93. The MC-1 Honor Run, named after the Baldwin’s radio call sign,… read more
As the weather warms up, more and more bikers venture out on the roads to take advantage of the sunshine. Unfortunately, due to drivers getting used to seeing more bikes on the road, and bikers brushing up on their skills after lying dormant all winter, the roads can be very dangerous this time of year.… read more
The National Safety Council has declared May to be “National Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month.” In the words of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, “Louisiana citizens recognize the fact that all licensed vehicle operators have the same rights and privileges on our roads and highways, and all motorists should be aware of their surroundings while driving.”… read more
April 28, 2014 marked the fourth annual “Bikers at Capitol”, when bikers from all over the state ride to the Capitol to promote awareness for the individual rights of motorcyclists. The rally was mainly political, addressing issues like helmet laws and mandatory interlock requirements. With the slogan “We Ride and AND Vote!”, the bikers seek… read more