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Old 06-20-2013, 11:29 AM   #2867
Kropotkin
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Originally Posted by mike54 View Post
I don't disagree with any of that. I think the original point roadholder was trying to make was that with TC riders are safer, without it there would be more high sides, like in the 80's and 90's.
And this is precisely where I disagree. TC does not make riders safer, it merely encourages them to ride closer to the limit, which means they crash just as often, and just as heavily. They take the same risk, but they have to push harder to take that risk.
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