Georgia State Troopers say that speed was a factor in the crash of a motorcycle on Tuesday in Floyd County that took the life of a Chattooga County man.  37 year old Gerald Byers was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by Floyd County Coroner Ernie Studdard at 9:30 PM Tuesday night. Byers was a native of Alabama.  Funeral services are scheduled for this Saturday at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Ragland, Alabama.  He is survived by his wife and two sons