It’s a gorgeous time of year to own a motorcycle in Colorado. In the infographic below, we look at just a few of the ways you can reacquaint yourself with safer summer riding. Your motorcycle may have been stored all winter, and getting back into the swing of things may take a little safety review.
The fall season in Colorado is unpredictable. Hot summer temperatures can drop suddenly, and wintry storms may roll in without much notice. Colorado autumns are also chock-full of sunny, clear, warm days. It's days like these that are ideal for hitting the road on your motorcycle.
As an avid motorcyclist himself, Boulder attorney Chris Jeffress knows the risks and rewards involved with riding. As motorcycle riders, we accept these risks and do what we can to mitigate them. Unfortunately, we have no control over the behavior of other drivers. When bikers crash, it is not uncommon for the driver of a passenger car to be at fault.
Colorado is one of the best places in the country to ride a motorcycle. Opportunities abound in the summertime, when the higher elevations thaw out and the roads are more reliably dry. We have epic touring routes like Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, Mount Evans Scenic Byway and Independence Pass.
It goes without saying that motorcycles offer little to no physical protection, especially when compared to passenger cars. As a Boulder accident attorney, Chris Jeffress has witnessed the life-altering injuries that can result in a motorcycle accident. As an avid motorcyclist himself, he knows and understands the passion that comes with owning a bike.
CDOT reports that US 34 will remain closed between Loveland and Estes Park through early June of 2017. Construction began in July of 2016 with full road closure taking place in October.