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Old 08-12-2017, 10:38 AM   #21
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He panicked, got on the brakes, and stood the bike up.
That is exactly what I got out of the video. That combined with target fixation =

If he would have trusted the bike and leaned he would have been fine. Maybe a scraped peg.

The fact that people are buying into that delusion and supporting it is dangerous for him, too.

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Old 08-13-2017, 10:22 PM   #22
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Hey guys I'm still a cornering novice. Still learning definitely. That sign warned of sharp left ahead 25mph. He was doin 68mph. Approaching that turn. Me personally when I'm riding. A goal of mine is to try 20mph faster than the curve sign posted. Although to tell the truth I never even get close to that at all. But that guy was going 40 mph faster then posted sign. There's no way I would've been hauling like that. being that Im not good cornering. But I would do my breaking opon reading that sign. then lean into the turn with a better speed than 68mph. Sounds boring but I'd rather be safe than sorry🤷🏽*♂️


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Old 08-14-2017, 09:02 PM   #23
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I never push too fast on a road unless I've ridden it several times and know the lay of every corner. My use of "too fast" is relative. I consider my rides on public roads as spirited.

The guy who crashed either didn't know the road or was riding stupid.
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Old 08-14-2017, 09:21 PM   #24
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I never push too fast on a road unless I've ridden it several times and know the lay of every corner. My use of "too fast" is relative. I consider my rides on public roads as spirited.

The guy who crashed either didn't know the road or was riding stupid.
I hear ya man, just this past Sunday, on my familiar road, I saw Jesus so many times I started using him as a braking marker.

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I hear ya man, just this past Sunday, on my familiar road, I saw Jesus so many times I started using him as a braking marker.
I saw Jeebus once but he told me to lay off the spirits.
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I have not been on here too often but I gotz to throw my 2 cents in.


Look, the guy f*cked up.
He"got on the brakes" and stood his up!!

Hey,everyone makes mistakes!!
I can forgive that.

He flew off a cliff and crawled is to the top!!
Man, I admire that.

BUT

What I can't forgive, is when The Channel 2 News comes for your story.....
And you give it straight from your LITTLE SISTERS BEDROOM!!!
Brotha....That is unforgivable

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As this modern day Evel Knievel spewed his story to the reporter, atop those soft pink sheets.
He did with a sweet "Shoei" sticker on his Abdominal Brace!!
You Sir...... Are a Star Spangled Bad .
And I salute you.

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Old 10-11-2017, 10:01 PM   #27
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I have not been on here too often but I gotz to throw my 2 cents in.


Look, the guy f*cked up.
He"got on the brakes" and stood his up!!

Hey,everyone makes mistakes!!
I can forgive that.

He flew off a cliff and crawled is to the top!!
Man, I admire that.

BUT

What I can't forgive, is when The Channel 2 News comes for your story.....
And you give it straight from your LITTLE SISTERS BEDROOM!!!
Brotha....That is unforgivable

(click to enlarge and see all the "goodness")
Attachment 73329


But wait, there's more...


As this modern day Evel Knievel spewed his story to the reporter, atop those soft pink sheets.
He did with a sweet "Shoei" sticker on his Abdominal Brace!!
You Sir...... Are a Star Spangled Bad .
And I salute you.

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