More squids on my commute!

Posted at 2/21/2014 8:44:16 AM

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That video...wow. If the rider keeps that up I'll be surprised if he even lasts a month.

Posted at 2/21/2014 12:15:43 PM

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If he would have done this in the commute environments that I have to deal with around here he would be dead on day one. It would be the equivalent to jumping out of the chopper in a hot zone and catching one right in the face.

Seriously, this guy is an idiot.

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Posted at 2/21/2014 9:22:38 PM

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RaptorFA said:If he would have done this in the commute environments that I have to deal with around here he would be dead on day one. It would be the equivalent to jumping out of the chopper in a hot zone and catching one right in the face.

Seriously, this guy is an idiot.
He won't last long, that's Russian Roulette with only one empty chamber. Just hope he doesn't hurt someone or mess up his organs.

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Posted at 3/13/2014 5:12:59 PM

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When it comes to using power to get out of trouble, it actually is a nice thing to have on my commute home. I'm getting on the 405 freeway from a dead stop on the "fast side" of the freeway, and have a short distance to merge to the left side to catch an interchange. On the BMW, it's a matter of find the holes, punch it and merge. On the old Nighthawk, I have to be a lot more cautious in picking my openings, while screaming "C'mon, baby, you can do it!" inside my helmet.

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Posted at 3/14/2014 8:38:47 AM

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I hear you, Gone. There have been times where I have had no choice but to power out of a potential situation. Things happen so fast sometimes, and braking isn't always the option to take. Make no mistake, I ride in a such a manner that braking is always the first option 98 - 99% of the time, but there is that 1 -2% that makes me glad I have the torque monster underneath me! :lol: Seriously, it has saved my ass more than once.

I have developed something of a predictive modeling kind of style, where I can see things playng out in front of me and allows me to think about 3 to 4 moves ahead. This way I have multiple options for moves, escape routes and so on. But to do this effectively you have to have a bike that can deliver the goods when you need it.

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