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Old 05-02-2011, 07:56 AM   #1
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Quitting (Motorcycles)?

I have been riding since the age of 16; Mostly one version or another of a BMW GS. I, like most riders I know, am safe, conscientious, and prudent. I am also a daily rider 14,000 miles a year or so in the Pacific Northwest area. One of my close friends and fellow rider was just killed, while riding, by a driver who ran a red light. He was also safe, cautious, and in town 5 blocks from home. The news link is pasted below.

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/05/01/1648612/assistant-principal-killed-in.html#storylink=omni_popular

Have any of you ever seriously thought of giving up riding or actually done so? I would like to hear from some others who have gone through this. Thanks in advance.
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