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Offline Laconian

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Rear ended by an inattentive driver
« on: November 05, 2016, 11:58:24 pm »
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Re: Rear ended by an inattentive driver
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2016, 01:31:28 am »
That is my biggest fear on a motorcycle ... K cars driven by overweight women with broken arms.
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Re: Rear ended by an inattentive driver
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2016, 05:15:41 am »
30 yr old American mainstreamer.... prob had finished brakes and bald tires

Looked like he was OK though surprisingly
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Re: Rear ended by an inattentive driver
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2016, 09:24:18 am »
30 yr old American mainstreamer.... prob had finished brakes and bald tires

Looked like he was OK though surprisingly

His back is gonna feel that tomorrow though! Ouch.
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Re: Rear ended by an inattentive driver
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2016, 09:53:17 am »
This is why lane splitting needs to be legal everywhere.
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Re: Rear ended by an inattentive driver
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2016, 10:00:20 am »
This is why lane splitting needs to be legal everywhere.

Indeed. I find it very difficult not to lane split - it is like a survival/efficiency instinct that forces me to do so, despite its legal status. The prospect of a road rager trying to squeeze me between two cars or opening their door in my path (both have happened) is far less deadly than getting rear ended.
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Re: Rear ended by an inattentive driver
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2016, 10:20:55 am »
This is why lane splitting needs to be legal everywhere.

This is why I don't ride in the rain or freeway. :lol:
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Re: Rear ended by an inattentive driver
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2016, 10:44:41 am »
This is why I don't ride in the rain or freeway. :lol:
Freeway is OK, but yea no go on rain. This is also why I wear a highlighter yellow helmet.
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Re: Rear ended by an inattentive driver
« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2016, 12:21:42 pm »
Dude was calm as fuck. I can think of a lot of thinks to say after being rear ended like that, and none of them are "yeah, I'm OK."

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Re: Rear ended by an inattentive driver
« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2016, 08:12:51 pm »
Dude is lucky to be alive....
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Re: Rear ended by an inattentive driver
« Reply #10 on: November 07, 2016, 09:34:39 pm »
Dude was calm as fuck. I can think of a lot of thinks to say after being rear ended like that, and none of them are "yeah, I'm OK."

Right?  Can't imagine the adrenaline pump from that. 

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Re: Rear ended by an inattentive driver
« Reply #11 on: November 26, 2016, 08:03:16 pm »
You can see a hubcap roll past from the initial accident before the dude gets creamed.
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