highway safety http://wlrn.org en Why Nostalgia Can Be Fatal For Old Bikers http://wlrn.org/post/why-nostalgia-can-be-fatal-old-bikers <p></p><p>Motorcycle deaths are on the rise in Florida. And within that finding is another story: older bikers &nbsp;dying in increasing numbers.</p><p>University researchers say riding motorcycles is a popular hobby for retired Baby Boomers, many of whom rode when they were younger. But now, according to the Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida in Tampa, their reflexes, eyesight and overall bike skills have eroded, and some of them are no longer safe on the road.</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 14:26:49 +0000 Rick Stone 5643 at http://wlrn.org Why Nostalgia Can Be Fatal For Old Bikers