Motorcycle News

At Metier Law Firm, we’ve fought and won countless motorcycle accident cases for clients across the nation. We’ve been doing it for more than 30 years and, in that time, have come to learn that there’s more to being the best motorcycle accident attorneys we can be than simply winning cases and collecting compensation. We believe that involving ourselves in the communities we serve and creating educational resources are just as important, and that’s exactly what you will find in this section of our blog. For more information from our motorcycle accident attorneys, follow us on YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook.

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… read more

Colorado Couple Builds World’s Fastest Electric Motorcycle

A husband and wife team from Denver, Colorado just designed the world’s fastest electric motorcycle. The husband is a research scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and his wife is a PhD candidate at the University of Denver. The couple has spent the last five years designing the electric bike, affectionately named the… read more

Honda Recalls 126,000 Gold Wing Motorcycles

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. is recalling 126,000 of its Gold Wing touring motorcycles for issues with the rear brake. Problems with the secondary master cylinder may cause the rear brake to drag on some bikes, increasing the likelihood of an accident. Friction between the road and the defective part may also generate heat, and could… read more

Antique Motorcycles Travel Cross-Country for Cannonball Run

An adventurous group of history nuts and motorcycle enthusiasts are driving cross-country on antique motorcycles, some of them in period gear. In total, 98 bikers showed up to participate in the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run. The ambitious riders plan to travel nearly 4,000 miles across America, hoping to arrive in Tacoma, Washington by September… read more

Motorcyclists Flood Into Loveland for Thunder in the Rockies

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Thunder in the Rockies, Colorado’s largest bike rally. Organizers estimated that at least 40,000 bikers descended on the Loveland Harley-Davidson to check out vintage bikes, see stunt riders and commune with fellow motorcyclists. A Fort Collins stunt team known as Suicidal Lifestyles performed awe-inspiring stunts on “crotch-rocket” motorcycles… read more

Fort Collins Stunt Team Performs at Thunder on the Rockies

Suicidal Lifestyles Stunt Team, a group of specialty riders from Fort Collins, will perform at the annual Thunder in the Rockies motorcycle rally the weekend of August 30. Thunder in the Rockies is the largest motorcycle rally in the state of Colorado, attracting more than 40,000 motorcycle lovers from across the country. This year, organizers… read more

Veterans Flock to Cripple Creek to Honor Fallen Soldiers

Hundreds of motorcyclists and veterans attended the 27th Annual POW/MIA Recognition Ride on August 16. The ride was part of a larger Salute to Veterans rally hosted in Cripple Creek, Colorado. At 10:15 a.m., crowds of motorcycle enthusiasts and supporters lined the streets of Woodland Park to see the riders off. They did a mass… read more

Continental Recalls More Than 9,000 Faulty Tires

On August 11, Continental announced a tire recall that affects approximately 9,000 tires sold throughout the U.S. and Canada. According to Continental’s statement, the tires may contain a flaw that causes tread separation or air loss. The recall affects Continental’s 120/70 ZR 17 and 120/70 R 17 motorcycle tires, which were sold as original and… read more

What Is the Safest Way for Motorcycle Groups to Travel?

Group rides are safer than solo efforts, but riders can still get into serious accidents. To stay safe in large groups, riders must remember to: Organize the Ride – Always meet beforehand to make sure everyone knows the route, including any scheduled stops. Establish hand signals for turns and stops early on, and make sure… read more

Are Motorcyclists Safer When They Ride in Groups?

Group motorcycle rides are a great way to promote camaraderie among riders and safe riding habits, because a group of motorcyclists is more visible than a lone rider. Nearby riders can render aid or call for help in the case of an accident or mechanical breakdown. Recently, a motorcyclist was seriously injured after he hit… read more