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Old 10-15-2012, 12:34 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Rick G View Post
Though I saw the pile of gravel in the middle, I did not notice that there was a fine layer of pulverized gravel dust coating the entire width of road creating a very slippery surface. A passing car that stopped told me it was the 3rd or 4th bike accident he has seen this year at that intersection. As he pulled away, I could hear his wheels spinning on the same shit that caused me to go down.

Rick G
I remember my first encounter with that crap! I was on my DRZ with 50-50 tires and never had such little traction before. I almost slid right through the stop sign and in to the intersection. Then I nearly dropped the bike when my A* boot slid out from under me. I'm not sure how I got lucky twice.
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