Being proactive and being a proactive rider means actively being in control of everything possible about you and your ride and not just responding when something happens on the road. There are things you can control and then there are things you can’t control.
Each year, as the weather cools and Thanksgiving approaches, bikers all over the Denver-metro area begin to day dream about the Annual Toy Run for Children’s Hospital. It’s a special day that hundreds, even thousands, of bikers come together to bring joy to sick kids and their families.
Rider Justice is combating the safety problems bikers face in multiple ways, including working at the legislative level to create safer Colorado roads. Additionally, we organize and host classes that support rider safety.
Bikers are a patriotic group of people who love their country, their military, their veterans, their bikes and their entire extended biker family! Frequently, I get into fantastic conversations with bikers about how much they love their independence, whether it’s the freedoms gained through our country’s historical battles for independence, or the freedom of the open road!
Dennis Tye is an avid motorcyclist. He is also an avid movie buff. AND he is also an avid writer. A few years ago, it hit him that those three worlds needed to merge so that he could fill what he saw as a glaring hole in American fiction and cinema.
Many beautiful relationships have begun with the act of sharing an exhilarating motorcycle ride on a gorgeous Colorado evening. While we would never want to discourage anyone from enjoying this experience, we do want to pass along some important information for you to consider.
Susan Dane understood that Colorado’s laws were not strict enough to make anyone change their habits, meaning more people could die due to texting and driving. But she didn’t know how to change laws. She had never been involved in any legislative efforts in her life.
Simply put: too many insurance companies take advantage of their own customers. You need to make sure that you’re working with an ethical company and that you have purchased the right kinds insurance coverage for motorcycle riders.
After emerging from the hospital, Zak discovered that his desire to help others – all others, not just injured motorcyclists – had been rekindled, and he started Clayton PIF (Pay-it-Forward). It has since been renamed Community PIF to better capture the organization’s mission.
Motorcyclists who have faced the frustration of sitting at “dead red” lights in Colorado have reason to celebrate! The Colorado State Legislature has passed a bill allowing bikers to proceed through malfunctioning lights. The law takes effect on August 2, 2019. However, as with all laws, there are important details that bikers should be aware of in order to take advantage of this new law properly.