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Old 02-05-2006, 05:19 PM   #11
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Here in Hong Kong, the Fire Department uses BMWs for both fires and EMT. The BMW "fire bike" is pretty wild, with two large round cylinder tanks where the saddlebags would be. One of my MBA students is in the FD, so I asked him if I was correct when I thought I saw a "fire bike". He said that the one real danger is that when you use one tank, you have to empty the other tank as well, otherwise the imbalance in weight would cause accidents (it seems that they learned that the hard way).
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Old 02-05-2006, 08:53 PM   #12
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I live in the state of New South Wales in Australia. The NSW Ambulance service has used paramedics mounted on motorcycles since the early 1990's.



See:



http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/news/20.../05-09-00.html



and



http://www.ambulance.nsw.gov.au/imag.../2004fleet.gif



for more details. They used to use BMWs but now use Honda 1300s.



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Old 02-06-2006, 07:08 AM   #13
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Old 02-06-2006, 10:03 AM   #14
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Yes, then we could have David Lee Roth rushing to the scene of an accident on his Day Glo Yellow ST1300.
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Old 02-06-2006, 04:13 PM   #15
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They've put the "ill" in "pillion"










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Old 02-07-2006, 05:35 AM   #16
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You can't connect the two tanks with a hose? Even Harley figured that one out.
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