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Old 10-27-2009, 11:49 AM   #1
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Old 10-27-2009, 11:50 AM   #2
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That story changes every time I see those pics.


this is normally the text that goes with it although I seriously doubt an RC30 was doing 155mph.


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The Honda rider was traveling at such a "very high speed", his reaction time was not sufficient enough to avoid this accident. Swedish Police estimate a speed of ~250 KM/h (155mph) before the bike hit the slow moving car side-on at an intersection. At that speed, they predicted that the rider's reaction time (once the vehicle came into view) wasn't sufficient enough for him to even apply the brakes. The car had two passengers and the bike rider was found INSIDE the car with them. The Volkswagen actually flipped over from the force of impact and landed 10 feet from where the collision took place.

All three involved (two in car and rider) were killed instantly. This graphic demonstration was placed at the Stockholm Motorcycle Fair by the Swedish Police and Road Safety Department. The sign above the display also noted that the rider had only recently obtained his license.

At 250 KM (155 mph) the operator is traveling at 227 feet per second. With normal reaction time to SEE-DECIDE-REACT of 1.6 seconds the above operator would have traveled over 363 feet while making a decision on what actions to take. In this incident the Swedish police indicate that no actions were taken.
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well if it's the w/r/g honda lookin bike in the lil red car. it's as old as the i-net

and there's always ride slower 85 w/ cross traffic

funny how the cager is blamed but not the biker........
Thats the one.

I think this was like the 4th picture to be posted on the internet.
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That story changes every time I see those pics.


this is normally the text that goes with it although I seriously doubt an RC30 was doing 155mph.
That IS the story. A very old story at that.

What a bunch of crock the story in the OP email is. (Not flaming gixxergirl02, btw. She's just posting an email she received and thought we oughto see it). But at 85mph, I certainly do not think it would be enough speed to practically go through that car the way it did. That 400+ lb bike slammed into the passenger, who's body slammed into the driver, who slammed through the door. Bloodbath, I'm sure.

The story in the email is obviously made up to make it the driver's fault, and not the rider's. Obviously, whoever wrote up that fake story doesn't give a sh*t about the 2 lives that motorcyclist killed.
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That IS the story. A very old story at that.

What a bunch of crock the story in the OP email is. (Not flaming gixxergirl02, btw. She's just posting an email she received and thought we oughto see it). But at 85mph, I certainly do not think it would be enough speed to practically go through that car the way it did. That 400+ lb bike slammed into the passenger, who's body slammed into the driver, who slammed through the door. Bloodbath, I'm sure.

The story in the email is obviously made up to make it the driver's fault, and not the rider's. Obviously, whoever wrote up that fake story doesn't give a sh*t about the 2 lives that motorcyclist killed.
oh well its the thought that counted....didnt realize it would be disected....guess the pics alone shocked me....
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i forwarded that email 5 years before the internet......
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And what was the speed limit? Most feeders (I take it was a feeder) are 50mph, he was going 35mph over the posted limit... How is this the cars fault again??


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