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Greatest safety tips that I've read so far.

My friend was the guy in the 500hp mustang that almost killed to bikers cus its fun to race bikes. They stopped thinking there is no way that car could keep up with us, friend couldn't stop(why get better brakes you only gave the car twice the power)car couldn't at 150mph if there wasn't a shoulder bikers would be dead.
YES he learned his lesson and the car burnt to the ground (unrelated to the race but carmic).
 

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Good thing I followed rule 3 because rule 11 got me this summer. I enjoyed reading this, I'm printing this off and putting beside my bike in the garage.
 

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yes and if you are on a rr bike dont try to catch up with a **** katana that 90 degree turn that u cant make on your rr is not ruining your **** plastics not enough time to slow down i told him tires were still cold
 

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Words to live by.
My son just bought his first bike ('83 Kawasaki 550 LTD) and loves riding.
I only gave him one piece of advice: "Be a pessimist. Think as though they WILL run the light, or pull out/turn in front of you, and think about what your evasive move will be".
I still live by the pessimist rule above. Saved my life last week when I saw a guy on a lawn tractor at the corner of his property struggling to get the tractor into gear. I moved to the center of the road in preparation for his tractor to suddenly lurch into the street in front of me. Yep - it happened!
 

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#40 Learn to swerve? Cars swerve. For motorcycles, this should read,"Learn to counter-steer." Seriously, too many bikers are using balance and weight shifting to turn. If you're riding a big bike (500#'s+) you MUST learn to counter-steer. In an emergency situation you will not be able to "lean" your way out of trouble, you must "flick it." I'm sure most of you know this, do this, and don't even think about it. I only mention it for people new to motorcycling. Bike on!
 

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Road Safety

When I started riding, some 55+ years ago ..... an Old Fart that I road with told me something that I have never forgotten and something that I pass on every chance I get ....... this little tid-bit has kept me alive more times than I can possible remember ...... He said, "If nothing else, REMEMBER that YOU are the softest thing out there!!!!!
 
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