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Old 03-01-2009, 01:52 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by Kootenai Rider
Isn't the statistics about auto accidents something about how most auto accidents happen within just a few miles of the house? (You are statistically more likely to be near your house and let your guard down as they are familiar surroundings. ) So doesn't stand to say that you shouldn't lighten up the gear even/especially on those short trips?
It is a statistic. Most people never ride more than a few miles from their house. Everyone leaves and goes back to their house...

Of course it is going to be higher.

That said, I am ATG even on the short trips.
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