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Old 08-27-2013, 09:25 AM   #23686
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Well, WE did, obviously. A lot of people didn't. And once you die, you don't use the internet.
I have some emails scheduled to be sent 50 years from now.....ADV posts too !....it'll be epic.....

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traffic fatality map in US will make you stay home,

http://www.theguardian.com/news/data...ent-casualties

nobody gets out alive...

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Old 08-27-2013, 10:11 AM   #23687
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Found it, TR-42 Mako.

If/when the day comes I can no longer balance a bike upright, hopefully I'm in a box and my riding/leaning/scraping days are done. If I am no longer riding but still kicking, I'd MUCH sooner own/drive something like this than any form of motorcycle three wheeled contraption. I have ridden sidehacks, converted trikes (2-wheels in back) and factory trikes (Spyder, 2-wheels in front) and didn't like a single one of them at all.
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Old 08-27-2013, 10:50 AM   #23688
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If/when the day comes I can no longer balance a bike upright, hopefully I'm in a box and my riding/leaning/scraping days are done. If I am no longer riding but still kicking, I'd MUCH sooner own/drive something like this than any form of motorcycle three wheeled contraption. I have ridden sidehacks, converted trikes (2-wheels in back) and factory trikes (Spyder, 2-wheels in front) and didn't like a single one of them at all.
Ummm... yeah, but if you're too old and frail to hold up a bike, do you really think you'll be able to climb into and out of that seat? I'm still young and fairly healthy and I'm not sure I would enjoy the efforts involved in the ingress and egress from that seat.
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Old 08-27-2013, 10:57 AM   #23689
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traffic fatality map in US will make you stay home,

http://www.theguardian.com/news/data...ent-casualties

nobody gets out alive...
Wow, that's kinda staggering. I'm staying out of the east - forever!

And WTF is going on with Hawaii? Looks like a war zone on the streets over there!
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Old 08-27-2013, 11:30 AM   #23690
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Wow, that's kinda staggering. I'm staying out of the east - forever!

And WTF is going on with Hawaii? Looks like a war zone on the streets over there!
this is only 2001 - 2009...imagine if it was ALL stats.......amazing how bloody the streets are....

"369,629 people died on America's roads between 2001 and 2009"


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Old 08-27-2013, 12:31 PM   #23691
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This is why I always wear gloves on the Suzuki and my mountain bike. How you gonna wipe your butt with hands covered in bandages?
Keep changing bandages?
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Old 08-27-2013, 01:06 PM   #23692
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Wow, that's kinda staggering. I'm staying out of the east - forever!
Fatalities happen where the people are. I have read before that per population the smaller more urbanized states (like MA) have a lower rate of highway fatalities (but a higher rate of fender benders) than rural states like for example MT. This is because average speeds are lower in the more urban states, plus people drive more miles in the more rural ones.

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Old 08-27-2013, 01:21 PM   #23693
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Fatalities happen where the people are. I have read before that per population the smaller more urbanized states (like MA) have a lower rate of highway fatalities (but a higher rate of fender benders) than rural states like for example MT. This is because average speeds are lower in the more urban states, plus people drive more miles in the more rural ones.

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So true!
I live in Mt and while we have few traffic accidents, a high percentage of those accidents involve fatalities for the exact reason stated by viverrid.
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Old 08-27-2013, 01:46 PM   #23694
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On that map, It looks MUCH safer in Canada and Mexico.
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Old 08-27-2013, 01:59 PM   #23695
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On that map, It looks MUCH safer in Canada and Mexico.
No, you die there, they just leave you in the ditch and don't bother calling it in...
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Old 08-28-2013, 03:01 AM   #23696
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Old 08-28-2013, 03:07 AM   #23697
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Wow, that's kinda staggering. I'm staying out of the east - forever!

And WTF is going on with Hawaii? Looks like a war zone on the streets over there!
Hawaii death rate is reflected in two facts. Distracted tourists, who are driving after two too many mai tais, and locals, who DWI like it is an olympic sport and they want to make the US team. Driving in most of Hawaii requires a great deal more skill and concentration than a distracted tourist can muster. Except for a few four lanes, the roads are built into the sides of volcanoes and are delightful. Twisty are hell and the views are OMFG.

Oh, as far as the East goes, the best riding is in the Adirondaks which are sparsely populated and bendy.
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Old 08-28-2013, 04:53 AM   #23698
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Old 08-28-2013, 05:07 AM   #23699
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Old 08-28-2013, 05:09 AM   #23700
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This is another one that doesn't look right to me.....looks like they my bust.....

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