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Upcoming Utah Bike Rides and Events

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Upcoming motorcycle rides and events that are happening all over Utah! We want you to be informed and mark these amazing events on your calendars! Marley’s Ride and Event August 11, 2018 at White Knuckle Motorcycle Repair and Accessories in Sandy, UT at 9:300 a.m. Marleys Ride Fundraiser. 16 month old warrior Marley needs… Read More »

Layton Utah Man Injured in Crash

By utahbikelaw |

At about 6:30 a.m. yesterday a 29-year-old man riding his 2007 Honda motorcycle struck a Pontiac Sunfire driven by a 19-year-old Ogden, Utah man at the intersection of Antelope Drive and Sunset Drive when the car turned left in front of the motorcycle. The car was turning north onto Sunset directly into the path… Read More »

Payson Rider Killed

By utahbikelaw |

The Salt Lake Tribune reported that on January 1, 2010 Karen Baker of Payson Utah was a passenger on a 2008 Harley driven by her husband in California. They were probably enjoying a beautiful ride starting off the new year right. The Baker motorcycle were fifth in line of a group of bikes when… Read More »

Motorcycle Trivia

By utahbikelaw |

This is a reprint of an article from Facts About All – Interesting Facts Page. I thought it was interesting! The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that in 2000, 631 motorcyclists were saved by wearing their helmet. The German inventor Gottlieb Daimler is generally credited with building the first practical motorcycle in 1885…. Read More »

Suspected Drunk Driver Kills Rider

By utahbikelaw |

The Salt Lake Tribune reported that Leland Lloyd, 53, of Lancaster was riding south on Greensprings Drive in Washington City when a northbound green Ford Explorer made a left-hand turn in front of Lloyd. The head-on crash occurred at about 9:15 a.m. Sunday morning August 6, 2009 and despite wearing a helmet Mr. Lloyd… Read More »

Riding In Wind Rain

By utahbikelaw |

I was heading back from Elko Nevada last weekend after attending their Elko Motorcycle Jamboree – a great time by the way and highly recommended. However, the ride home on I-80 was cold and wet on Saturday. I had ridden in the rain before and had rode in high wind conditions before but this… Read More »

Utah AG Shurtleff’s Motorcycle Injury Surgery Costs Big Bucks

By utahbikelaw |

Mark Shurtleff had a motorcycle crash in 2007 and has required a dozen surgeries to repair a shattered and infected leg. Shurtleff is running for a senate seat in Utah against GOP incumbent Bob Bennett and as a result Shurtleff had to report his financial status. He makes $153,839 per year as Utah’s top… Read More »

colorado crash

By utahbikelaw |

A man in Colorado’s Weld County was arrested recently in connection with a 2007 motorcycle crash that killed a 21-year-old woman who was the passenger on his motorcycle when they crashed. Tyrrell Kochenower, the motorcycle driver, was arrested and is being held on a $100,000 bond. The crash, which happened on Sept. 21, 2007,… Read More »

Dust Off the Motorcycle Cobwebs & Practice – But Be Careful

By utahbikelaw |

Every spring I take my motorcycle and along with my daughter, who has her own motorcycle, go down to the school parking lot on 5400 South State in Salt Lake City and practice. We go here because the Motorcycle Safety Foundation teaches a motorcycle safety class here almost every weekend throughout the spring and… Read More »

Target Fixation

By utahbikelaw |

Target fixation occurs when you go where you look. It is a phenomenon that especially occurs when riding a two-wheeled vehicle but also happens when driving a vehicle. Sounds simple, and it is, but the implications can be enormous. It plays an important role when faced with an immediate threat or danger. Imagine you… Read More »

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