E-Bike Laws in Colorado

Woman riding e-bike on forest trail

Electric bicycles, or “E-Bikes,” have surged in popularity in the last few years. They allow for the scenic views and cardiovascular benefits of a traditional bike, with the convenience and flexibility of a motor. However, these E-bikes are not without risks. It is important to know and adhere to e-bike laws in Colorado in order to avoid a potentially devastating accident.  What is an E-Bike? An E-Bike utilizes an electric motor to assist the rider while pedaling. There are three classes of E-Bike that may be found on Colorado roads: Class I E-Bikes have motors that work only while pedaling and up...

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Top Causes of Bicycle Accidents

bicycle accident with bike overturned on crosswalk

May is National Bike Month, which means more cyclists will be on the road. Cycling can be a great way to promote fitness and reduce the environmental impact of motor vehicles. However, it is important to take precautions, both as a cyclist and as the driver of a car where bicyclists frequent. To help you stay safe, we’ve rounded up the top causes of bicycle accidents and how to avoid them.  Types of Cycling Accidents 1. Collisions with a Motor Vehicle One of the most common causes of cycling accidents involves a collision with a motor vehicle. This may be due to either...

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Bicycle Accident Lawyer

bicycle on ground after accident

Bicycling Accidents in Colorado Cycling is a common pastime in Colorado. It is a great way to stay fit while enjoying our beautiful natural scenery. Unfortunately, bicycling accidents are on the rise in Colorado. The number of cycling fatalities has significantly increased since 2002, and even the most experienced cyclists are at risk of injury when sharing the road with vehicles. Former Olympic cyclist Dale Stetina, for example, was critically injured in 2013 when trying to avoid a car in Boulder. If you have been injured in a bicycle accident, you may be wondering what to do next. Contacting a bicycle...

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