Two Wheel Forums banner

"Death rate in overdrive for older motorcyclists"

1297 Views 8 Replies 9 Participants Last post by  GsxrJack
Link to CNN

Lots of baby boomers and middle-aged Americans like the 38-year-old Cullinan are getting motorcycles, whether to recapture their lost youth or pull through some kind of midlife crisis.

And now, as a result, riders 40 and over are accounting for an alarming number of motorcycling deaths.

Safety experts suspect older riders with a lot of disposable income are buying more machine than their aging, out-of-practice bodies can handle.

Click above for full article
1 - 1 of 9 Posts

My best friend and former race teammate used to practice figure 8s in a parking lot. He got a ticket for it (reckless endangerment) And had to take his story to the judge. The cop was a jerk and my buddy was able to get the case thrown out. But it certainly a lot of stress for him.
1 - 1 of 9 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.