Originally Posted by LuciferMutt
Very annoyed, but not surprised, that the dumb ass media is blaming this accident on speed. That guy was doing less than 30 MPH, guaranteed. The fact that the cyclist was not killed is testament to this fact. The only things that caused the accident were target fixation and no useful understanding of how to really countersteer. So for all you guys who say "fuck countersteering, just go ride the damn bike," THAT is why you learn how to consciously countersteer, because there WILL be a day where you need to suddenly lean more and turn sharper than you were expecting.
Idiots like that guy are not helping the image of motorcycling.
At least he was geared up.
While understanding countersteering might have helped, turning his heads to look where he wanted the bike to go would have done the trick even if he had never heard the term "countersteering."