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Old 04-06-2012, 08:22 PM   #105
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Originally Posted by Ceemack View Post
No offense, Dakez, but I think you got that one backwards. In my book, if you don't think riding a motorcycle is dangerous, then you shouldn't be riding.

Because if you're not aware of the dangers and constantly working to avoid them, you're just an organ donor who's been slightly delayed on his way to the hospital.
I despise and reject outright that ridiculous and often parroted donor cycle bullshit.

Is the cup half full or half empty?

I do not consider riding dangerous.

I do think it can be dangerous for new and returning riders. That is why I do what I can to increase the road craft skills of every rider I sell bikes to. I ride with them, share knowledge with them buy copies of Proficient Motorcycling and give it to them.

I want every rider to arrive safely at their intended destination each and every ride. I do what I can to make that happen.

Like it or not... Good gear helps by providing comfort.
“Watch out for everything bigger than you, they have the "right of weight"
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