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Old 01-08-2014, 02:13 PM   #96
orangebear
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Originally Posted by blk-betty View Post
Wanna tell that story to the mother and wife of the 41 year old killed yesterday here in my town?

Hit the back end of a pickup in heavy interstate traffic when cars in his lane suddenly slowed. Fell off the bike after impact and rolled into an adjacent lane where he was run over by other car.

Full face helmet and top-noth gear is no match when run over by a 3000+lb car.

Gear is important but by no means a guarantee that one will live to an old age.
But wearing gear will be better then no go if you slid down the road.
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