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Old 04-04-2014, 07:18 AM   #16
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Minor point: if you can walk back up it then it wasn't a cliff.

If you have to climb back up then it is a cliff.

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Old 04-04-2014, 07:29 AM   #17
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But the bike stayed up top, right? I thought that was it, maybe tangled in the fence, there at the end...

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Old 04-04-2014, 07:38 AM   #18
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Dunno if I would be going that fast in an area that had "SLOW" painted every few hundred meters.
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Old 04-04-2014, 04:18 PM   #19
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First of all, everyone involved is riding or driving on the wrong side of the road. Don't know if I could ever get used to that.
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Old 04-05-2014, 05:55 AM   #20
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Off the cliff or into the grill? I'll take door number 3 for not letting myself get into a situation where I have to make that choice.
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Old 04-05-2014, 09:02 AM   #21
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The road was clearly marked in red "SLOW" and someone just did not follow the rules and almost killed a driver and more, irresponsible rider.

I sure wished he'd be a darwin award winner.

I understand about drivers that have negative views about a motorcyclist because people like this guy. His license should be revoked for life.

THIS IS NOT AN ACCIDENT, IT WAS A DELIBERATE ACTION TAKEN BY THE RIDER.
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Old 04-05-2014, 09:10 AM   #22
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First of all, everyone involved is riding or driving on the wrong side of the road. Don't know if I could ever get used to that.
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Old 04-05-2014, 10:06 AM   #23
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First of all, everyone involved is riding or driving on the wrong side of the road. Don't know if I could ever get used to that.
never could get use to driving on the right hand ie like in france it just did right
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Old 04-05-2014, 10:09 AM   #24
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I told myself not to watch that vid....and did anyway. Just can't help myself sometimes.

Ride like a squid....end up like calamari.
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Old 04-05-2014, 12:31 PM   #25
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I guess the rider took the lesser of 2 evils. Maybe he ought to slow down but to each thier own. Glad the people in the car didn't have to live with what the other result could have been.
Probably gave them a little something to put in a letter to Aunt Gertie...
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Old 04-06-2014, 03:17 AM   #26
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Old 04-06-2014, 06:11 AM   #27
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What would YOU do.

if it was me i would not wont to go in to the front of the car. I would rather hit the grass.
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Old 04-06-2014, 09:40 AM   #28
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What would YOU do.

if it was me i would not wont to go in to the front of the car. I would rather hit the grass.
I would hit the TURBO button and fly over the car.


Why did Yamaha discontinue the XJ650BSG anyway? My friend's grandpa had one just like it when he was a kid. Says it was the fastest motorcycle ever.
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Old 04-06-2014, 10:31 AM   #29
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I would hit the TURBO button and fly over the car.


Why did Yamaha discontinue the XJ650BSG anyway? My friend's grandpa had one just like it when he was a kid. Says it was the fastest motorcycle ever.
If it looks like the bike in the photo then only a blind man would like to look at it.
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Old 04-06-2014, 12:05 PM   #30
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First of all, everyone involved is riding or driving on the wrong side of the road.
They must have been riding at Deals Gap.

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What would YOU do.

if it was me i would not wont to go in to the front of the car. I would rather hit the grass.
Uh, I'd ride like I had some sense.

A better question...Would you put yourself into a situation like that where you had to make that decision?
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