Stunter Hits & Kills Friend Who Was Videotaping Him. Staff
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Just weeding out the genetically inferior?

Harsh, man, harsh. While it may be true, let's remember someone was killed here.

And it happens to the pros, too -- it wasn't that long ago that a great friend of MO died in a similar accident on a closed racetrack during an OEM photo shoot (no wheelies or stupid riding involved, mind you, just a sad accident), and we all still miss him dearly. Godspeed, and a little respect for fallen bikers, eh?

The point? Motorcycling is inherently dangerous.

That said, the proliferation of public-highway idiots with equally idiotic buddies taping them is a bad trend that's definitely not furthernig the cycling communities' interests. We wonder: are the so-called "pros" that do these tapes for a living any better? Torque and Biker Boyz can't be helping this trend, either. What say you, MOFOs? The larger issue (much like helmet laws): Do we protect the idiotic from themselves, and/or shield society from the costs of their stupidity, or just let social Darwinism take it's course?

And people, let's have reasoned debates on this one, not flamewars! --MO

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