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Lane Splitting, Stormtroopers, and Guns
Here are a few things going on around the Motorcycle.com Forum Network:
kj20203 of the 1130cc.com forums asks if lane splitting is illegal. Lane splitting is riding your bike between lanes to cut through traffic. It seems like it should be illegal to save lives. A car switching lanes could easily toss you from your bike or a lot worse (ie: death). I’m all for making this kind of driving illegal if it’s actually legal anywhere and here’s a video to convince you too:
His bike gets wrecked but luckily the rider is OK and is up and walking.
Stay safe, kids!
The time I walked into a friend’s backyard party with my helmet on and hit their low entrance way with my head. Here’s a couple of stormtrooper’s re-enacting the scene. I’m the guy on the far right.
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What was your most embarrassing biker moment?
blackcrow321 from the Kawasaki ZX forums asks if anyone carries a device that can end lives when you go on long rides? I didn’t know people actually did this and it looks like people don’t shy away from saying that they do. “Guns don’t kill people, people do” …but guns certainly do help.
Do you “pack heat”? Do you know someone who does? Do you need a gun rack?