Originally Posted by OaklandStrom
Way of life, for sure.
It's one of the reasons I ride a bike with a 19" front, 6" of suspension and foot pegs under my butt. I can get my ass off the seat, shift my weight towards the rear, and give it a little throttle. I wonder what that kind of stuff is like on a cruiser with limited suspension and forward controls.
I hit a 2x4 one night (just coming out of the S curve on the Bay Bridge) with no warning, at about 70. Absolutely nothing happened.
Pretty much the same on a cruiser. They are heavy, heavy wheels/tires and it rolls right over with no drama. just a bit of a jolt