Posts Tagged ‘death’

Hitting the Motorcycle Crash One Year Mark

Alicia Elfving of MotoLady - custom Ducati Monster

Reviewing one year of mental affects from crashing hard on my custom built motorcycle at nearly 60 miles per hour. Are motorcycles a death wish, or a tool for empowerment?

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Trouble in San Diego- early this morning a light colored Cadillac sedan with a male driver crossed over into oncoming traffic and hit a motorcyclist. The 32 year old motorcyclist was killed, his passenger injured, and the caddy fleed the scene.  Keep an eye out for a white or light colored four door Cadillac with fron driver-side damage and call the Police if you see the asshole. I wish there was more info on the suspect, but alas… that’s all there is. Original article on CBS8 » 

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RIP Kurt Caselli (1983-2013)- word’s travelled that he passed away from head trauma at the Baja 1000. One of my favorite races and mediums, I wanted to pay respect to this inspirational rider for KTM. My heart goes out to his family, this stuff is always a surprise and never easy. At least we all know he lived doing what he loved.

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To Protect and Swerve? Police Officers & Motorcycle Accidents

Protecting yourself isn’t just about a helmet, gear with proper armor, or real rider training… I witness us two wheeled travelers arguing about helmet laws, lane splitting, and so many other  I saw a video on youtube yesterday that really made me sick to my stomach- it was footage from a rider’s helmet cam that showed him slowing in traffic to allow a car to merge followed by him being rear ended by a police officer. The shocking part? The officer then ripped him a new one, yelling about how he was… Continue Reading »

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Dear World: There’s a Human Under the Helmet!

A letter to those automobile drivers with incredible road rage who neglect to consider the lives at stake.

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Hand painted vintage leather jackets by Ornamental Conifer (blog). Photos by Claudiu Balaceanu.

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Owner of Century Motorcycles, Cindy Rutherford, amazing motolady and vibrant spirit passed away today. It’s hitting the motorcycle industry hard as we all tear up remembering her amazing qualities. We need more women like Cindy in the world. Rest in peace, you bad mamma jamma. <3 And yeah, fuck cancer. 

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“Motorcycles Saved My Life”

The most amazing message I have ever received… wow. I got goosebumps.

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“Bikes Saved My Life”

Bikes Saved my Life by Kym Liebig. His story of trial, tribulation, and triumph when a blood vessel explodes in his brain. He attributes his recovery to motorcycles.

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This is hilarious, stupid, and horrible all at once. Rider fakes fatal injuries to red flag a race… it wasn’t enough just to fail. He had to put himself in the way of other riders potentially actually causing a fatal collision. Idiot. 

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