How To Be Safe As A Passenger On The Back Of A Motorcycle

If riding a motorcycle is fun, then riding with a passenger has to be twice as fun. That’s how math works, right? Well, not quite. Having a passenger on your bike completely changes the dynamic of the ride, and can actually be pretty scary. The added (potentially doubled) weight of a second person affects everything [...]

Gearing Up: Hear Us Out (Or Why You Should Always Ride With Earplugs)

Most of us are capable of injuring ourselves on the way to the bathroom — who among us hasn’t stubbed a toe at 3:27 AM? So when it comes to riding two-wheeled machines at inhuman speeds down roads that would make a cheese grater feel inadequate, it’s probably wise to take heed and cover up! [...]

Gearing Up: Head, Shoulders, Knees and… Eyes?

There’s a saying in sports:  leave it all on the playing field. The same should not be said for motorcycles and the road. If you want to protect you in a crash, avoid serious personal injury when you’re on the road, and keep all your body’s requisite components in their original configuration, you need to [...]

Gearing Up: Lessons on Protection from MotoGP Racers

At 209.9 mph, the human body might as well be Play-Doh. That's the thing about evolution, though:  we’re a bit ill-equipped to be run along the ground at speeds so fast they'd make a wedge of Roquefort appreciate a cheese grater. And yet when Marc Marquez, reigning two-time MotoGP world champion, crashed during a 2013 [...]

5 More Reasons You Should Take That Motorcycle Safety Course Today

We love motorcycles. We know, you might think that’s the most obvious statement in the world (just take one look at our Facebook page!), but we feel like we can’t say it enough. It’s not usual to find a personal injury lawyer who’s so passionate about motorcycling that it becomes the cornerstone of his career [...]

2019-08-30T16:59:47-08:00August 30th, 2019|Motorcycle Riders, Motorcycle Safety|0 Comments

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

A few weeks ago we looked at safety awareness for bikes. Now we want to talk about their bigger, bolder, slightly brashier brother:  motorcycles. Motorcycles are a fun, quick, and economical way to get around, but though cars far outnumber motorcyclists on our roads, motorcyclists account for a disproportionate number of traffic deaths. In large [...]

The Most Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

With the sun finally out after what felt like a lifetime of rain, you're no doubt itching to jump on the back of your hog in search of some winding SoCal roads. We know we certainly are! Howard Blau has been a lifelong motorcycle enthusiast. His keen knowledge of the dynamics of motorcycle operation and [...]

May These Four Be With You: The Tragic Necessity Of Motorcycle Awareness

Matthew Lee… Alayna Wright... Mark Coppenger... Zachary Spoolstra... It is not a quote from Star Wars, the title of this post. It’s a desperate call to action. As of this writing, barely a week into Motorcycle Awareness Month, already four people have needlessly died in motorcycle-related accidents. Those are their names. Only Alayna, 48, was [...]

Riding Mulholland Highway

Feel like going for a motorcycle ride?  Blue skies, moderate temperatures, twisting canyon roads… one of the most famous and scenic destinations for motorcycle riders in California is Mulholland Highway.  It is an amazing road that meanders about 50 miles through the Santa Monica Mountains, from the Ventura Freeway in Calabasas to the Pacific Coast [...]