As summer quickly approaches, there’s no better time to hop on the back of your motorcycle and go for a ride. For many, riding motorcycles isn’t just a mode of transportation; it’s a hobby and a way to unwind.
Proper gear for motorcycles can actually change from season to season. From your helmet and gloves to your footwear and eye gear, what you can wear in the summer is much lighter. So while you may have the urge to go without wearing the proper items, the right summer items can keep you not only cooler, but also safer too.
While there may be nicer weather in the summertime, that doesn’t mean that every day is great riding weather. It is important to check the weather before you go.
It’s important to always respect the rules of the road, just as though you were driving any other vehicle. Defensive driving can save your life. Always keep your distance, take into consideration the weather conditions, and assume that you cannot be seen.
Tire pressure can drop significantly over the course of the winter. Tires with lower pressure have a negative effect on your ability to handle the motorcycle. Always check your tires before driving. You should also remain conscious of the tread on your tires.
Maintenance of your brakes is one of the most important things for your motorcycle. As such, you should squeeze your front brake lever and also press on the rear brake pedal to ensure both brakes are working properly. You should also check regularly to ensure that you have adequate levels of brake fluid. Finally, using a flashlight, take a peek at the calipers on your front and rear brakes in order to determine the amount of remaining brake pad material. If you are unsure as to whether your brake pads are too worn, err on the side of caution and replace them.
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If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident that was not your fault, you should not have to pay for someone else’s mistakes. The attorneys at Graves McLain have substantial experience in representing individuals in motorcycle accidents.
There is no charge for Graves McLain to review your case. If we represent you, we will handle your case on a contingency fee basis (calculated as a percentage of the recovery we obtain).
Call the experienced motorcycle accident attorneys at Graves McLain at 918-359-6600 today. Trust our team. We’re here to help.
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