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longride 05-31-2007 12:19 PM

Re: conundrum
They need another helmet? One isn't enough.

BrowningBAR 05-31-2007 12:21 PM

Re: Overzealous D.C. Police
That was kind of my point. I liked how Cuba and China were above us.

Buzglyd 05-31-2007 12:24 PM

Re: Overzealous D.C. Police
We beat Iran though!

ksquid 05-31-2007 12:29 PM

The GMP speaks: Why are sport bikes safer than cruisers
Ok students pay attention.

[i][b]Sportbikes are the safest type motorcycles when driven with in the traffic laws.

Why are sport bikes safer than cruisers?
[*]Superior brakes
[*]Greater agility
[*]Better performance

James_Brown 05-31-2007 12:56 PM

Re: Overzealous D.C. Police
This didn't happen in DC, it happened in Maryland, outside of DC.

seruzawa 05-31-2007 12:59 PM

Re: conundrum
It's so amazing. After all these years and the fact that everyone thinks Kook is an idiot he still spews his fantasy crap based on no experience at all. Nada. There is no one on any m/c board in the entire world who knows less and says more about motorcycles than Ksupremacist.

ejis 05-31-2007 01:01 PM

Re: The GMP speaks: Why are sport bikes safer than cruisers
Performance alone does not a safe bike make... It takes both skill and brains to utilize that performance. By your logic, a MotoGP bike would be the safest thing around, regardless of who it's piloted by. I'm not even sure you'd agree with that...

Superior brakes will help a good rider stop faster. They will also flip a panicking newbie onto his head, or lock up and cause a low side.

Agility is often at the price of stability. Come to your own conclusions there.

Safety comes down to the operator utilizing the machine in a manner conducive to safety. What works for one rider may not work for another. Furthermore, conditions will have a drastic influence on this. I would put forth that an ABS equiped sport tourer would be much "safer" than a lighter more agile sport bike under certain conditions, such as rain. There is no one perfect bike. And that's a good thing.

BrowningBAR 05-31-2007 01:05 PM

Re: The GMP speaks: Why are sport bikes safer than cruisers
You're wasting your time.

seruzawa 05-31-2007 01:15 PM

Re: The GMP speaks: Why are sport bikes safer than cruisers
The most dangerous motorcycle in the world:

Anything Kook is riding.

Kenneth_Moore 05-31-2007 01:18 PM

Breaking the Code
Years ago in South Florida we had a radio DJ named Phil Hendry. Phil had a "talk" show, and he'd invite "guests" to discuss topics of interest, like traffic, growth, whatever. The "guests" were extremely inflammatory, and people would call the show in a rage, screaming and yelling. The "guest" would lead them down the path...eliciting ever more agitation from the caller. It took a couple of weeks to figure out the "guests" were actually Phil himself. Once you knew that, the show was great fun.

No, I don't think Squidward is Phil Hendry. But I give his posts the same attention I did Phil's "guests." They're mildly amusing, sometimes even funny, but I'm damn sure not calling the show and aruguing with somebody who really doesn't exist.

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