Blog Posts in 2012

Ebay Story

For those of you, like me, who have been riding for 30 years or more, this video is for you.
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Motorcycles and Deer Crashes

Did you know that there is an organization in Michigan called "Michigan Deer Crash Coaliton?" Well, there is. With good reason. There were approximately 8,000 motor vehicle and motorcycle ...
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Driver Who Ran Down 10 Michigan Motorcyclists in Wisconsin is Competent

Clinton Lovelace, the driver who is accused of killing two motorcyclists and injuring eight others when he drove into a group of motorcyclists near Fond du Lac Wisconsin on May 32, is claiming amnesia ...
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For the Survivalist

I realize this blog has nothing to do about motorcycling, but I found this information so interesting that I had to post it. Without question there are motorcyclists out there who are ...
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What's My Bike Worth?

For some reason I get phone calls with this question. What's my 2004 Harley Road King worth? What's my BMW R 1200 RT worth? The answer to this question is always the same: "I have no ...
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Motorcycle Donated, Courtesy of Detroit Bike Week and Michigan Bikers Association

Photo of "Poor Boy Chopper" immediately before the winning name was drawn. Motorcycle courtesy of Detroit Bike Week and Michigan Bikers Association (Lawyers Who Ride). Also see photo of the ...
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Plymouth Man Arrested in Fatal Motorcycle Accident

A Plymouth, MI man has been arrested following a traffic accident that killed a Garden City, MI motorcyclist Tuesday evening. Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the accident that happened at just ...
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Hospitals...Adding Insult to Injury

When a biker is injured and contacts me, they are, much of the time, in a hospital. I go there to see them. They can hardly come to my office. I do this throughout the state of Michigan. So, I've ...
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Whatever Floats Your Boat

A Harley Davidson Softail with a Japanese license plate was recently found on a beach in British Columbia. It turns out that this motorcycle drifted for more than a year and over 4,000 miles from ...
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Springport, Michigan Man Involved in Motorcycle Accident Remains in Serious Condition

How Not to Corner a Motorcycle A 24 year old man crashed his motorcycle last Tuesday and remains in serious condition at Kalamazoo's Bronson Methodist Hospital. The rider, riding a Kawasaki Ninja, ...
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Trial Set for Wisconsin Man Charged in Motorcycle Deaths of Muskegon Bikers

A 25 year old Wisconsin man accused of driving into the path of 12 Muskegon Michigan motorcycle riders, while they were riding in Wisconsin on an annual "run," is now facing charges of ...
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10 Michigan Motorcyclists Struck by Car in Wisconsin

Last week a man from Wisconsin crossed the center line on Highway 151, ( northeast of Milwaukee), into the path of 12 motorcycle riders from Muskegon, all members of the "Muskegon Motorcyle ...
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Detroit Motorcycle Open House June 9

A number of months ago, I wrote a blog about the fact that Detroit Harley Davidson had closed, and the building was now the home of Detroit Motorcycle, Parts, Sales and Service. One of the owners, ...
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Saginaw Area Harley Riders

If you own a Harley Davidson and live in the Saginaw area, you should really check out Clor Cycle, on Miller Road. Ron Clor and his wife Jen, have owned this business for over 10 years. I first met ...
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Crash Kills Motorcyclist on 10 Mile Road in Eastpointe

On Tuesday, May 15, a 27 year old Eastpointe man was driving a pickup truck westbound on 10 Mile Road around 2:40 a.m., when he collided with a motorcyclist riding eastbound on his Harley Davidson. ...
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Carroll Shelby Dies

I know that Carroll Shelby had nothing to do with motorcycles, and this is a motorcycle accident blog, but there hasn't been anyone involved in motor sports more interesting than Carroll Shelby. ...
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Mandatory Helmet Law Repealed - More Information!

First, a little bit about Michigan Bikers Association. We handle MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENTS ONLY. Attorney Jerry Aaron is a lawyer who rides, and he has been successfully handling motorcycle accident cases ...
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Why You Need a Lawyer Who Rides

I have been riding motorcycles for the past 40 years. When I began my practice of law, I was a criminal attorney. The firm that employed me represented a number of the motorcycle clubs in the Detroit ...
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Helmet Law Bill is Signed by Governor

On April 13, 2012, Governor Rick Snyder has announced his decision to sign Senate Bill 291. This new law allows motorcycle operators to ride WITHOUT A HELMET if they are age 21 or older. They must ...
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Mistakes of a New Rider

Many of you know people who have decided that this is the year they are buying a motorcycle. I think it's timely, therefore, to discuss what I think are the most common mistakes of a new rider. ...
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Willie G. Davidson Announces His Retirement

Willie G. Davidson, who has been the chief designer for Harley Davidson for the past 3 decades has announced his retirement. He is responsible for the designs of the Super Glide, Low Rider, Heritage ...
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Audi to Buy Ducati

Audi has struck an exclusisve deal giving it first rights to buy Italian superbike manufacturer Ducati. This is according to CAR magazine. The exclusive deal gives Audi until mid April to finalize the ...
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DILLIGAF

Many of you, if you are bikers, know what those letters stand for. For those who do, you often see these letters on a patch sewn on to a leather vest or jacket. For those who don't know, it stands ...
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Automatic Motorcycling

When I learned to drive a car, stick shifts were fairly common. In fact, after driving over 40 years, I only purchased my first automatic transmission car about 10 years ago. Today, however, people ...
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"On Any Sunday"

It's been 40 years since Bruce Brown, the guy who gave us "Endless Summer", the movie that introduced so many people to surfing, filmed and distributed the motorcycle riding masterpiece ...
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