As an avid rider and Founder of BikerDown, a non-profit that supports motorcycle riders who have been injured, May: Motorcycle Awareness Month is a big deal to me. Each year the number of deaths for riders on Colorado roads continues to grow, and we must do everything we can to stop – and reverse – that trend! [Read more…] about Look Twice, Save A Life Ride: Success!
By: Fuzz Lyndel Elliott
April is Child-abuse awareness month and I would guess there isn’t a reader out there who doesn’t know of a child that has been abused or as a child been abused themselves. Child-abuse comes in many forms and the impact of abuse stays with a child long after their abuser stops abusing. It can affect that child to adulthood and stay with them for life. [Read more…] about Bikers for Justice
BikerDown Foundation is celebrating their 7th year of helping injured riders. BikerDown has grown and changed so much from the original mission statement. BikerDown now has over 5,000 members nationwide and growing every day. Our success has come at a price, the busier we are, means that riders are going down at an epidemic rate in Colorado and thru-out this country. [Read more…] about Helping Injured Riders One Accident at a Time
We have all taken our holidays lights and trees down and while Colorado is waiting for our first big snow storm, this writer is reflecting on what a busy December it was. Colorado Rider News, in conjunction with Adopt a Family and BikerDown and volunteers from all over, attended dinners with Santa at two local charities: Joshua Station and Joyful Journeys Community Enrichment. [Read more…] about Adopt A Family 2017 Wrap-Up
BikerDown is in our 6th year of adopting families for the holidays program. The program started with the desire to help two families that have suffered a tragic loss due to a motorcycle fatality. While we knew we couldn’t replace the loss they were feeling, we could ensure that the family wasn’t alone and that the children had Christmas under the tree. [Read more…] about Adopt A Family in Need this Season