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Warmer Weather Brings Motorcycle Safety Reminder

It’s not even April yet, but that isn’t keeping it from feeling like spring.Warmer temperatures bring activities that haven’t been seen for months.that includes motorcycling, and as News 12′s Erick Lind reports while bikes are starting to sell, the need for safety comes along with it.it isn’t typical for Mankato Harley Davidson to be thinking much about selling before the calendar turns to April.This year has been an exception.Mankato Harley Davidson sales manager Joe Grommersch says, “We’re looking forward to a great season, and so far with it being March and people being able to get out and ride seems a little bit different than last year where it was kind of wet and cool.”The sales of motorcycles are starting to rev up for the season and as people start hitting the road, safety becomes a big concern.while helmets are a priority, there are more things to keep in mind.Motorcycle safety trainer Vance Stuehrenberg says, “You really need to be careful with the streets themselves. A lot of our streets still have the gravel and salt on them.”Stuehrenberg says slowing down at corners or you may crash, but watching for other drivers may be even more crucial.Stuehrenberg adds, “Intersections are where most of your motorcycle deaths and accidents occur, so be extra cautious, because those people won’t be looking for you, especially at this time, the end of March.”Stuehrenberg says you can make yourself more visible by wearing reflective and bright colored clothing.(Motorcycle reving)Grommersch says he’s glad to see the sales…now he just wants to see the riders stay safe.Grommersch adds, “Just being careful out there, and not being aggressive. Just kind of getting used to riding. It’s been awhile since people have ridden, so you kind of have to get back in the mode of being on two wheels instead of four.”In Mankato, Erick Lind, News 12.

Warmer Weather Brings Motorcycle Safety Reminder