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Old 01-08-2014, 07:23 AM   #76
Wraith Rider
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Originally Posted by alii1959 View Post
I read an article about a couple who were pirated up who were coming to a stop at a red light. He was nearly stopped, went to put his foot down, and either hit a low spot or something and the went down. He suffered pretty significant road rash on his bare arms/hand along with a facial injury. His wife, unfortunately, didn't fare as well. She hit her head on the curb and died at the scene. They couldn't have been going over 5 mph.
So what? Put your helmet on before you leave your bed? That's the perfect example why gear is overrated.

Originally Posted by alii1959 View Post
Sadly, there is a culture in this country that states that "its my life I'll do what I want"
One of the most adorable features of your country. I wish there was more of that mindset around here.
"Why not stay in disguise all the time? You know, look like everyone else."
"Because we shouldn't have to."
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