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Old 06-18-2011, 12:57 PM   #21
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Old 06-18-2011, 04:43 PM   #22
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Can we look at something I haven't seen referred too? She got on the back of a bike. There was obviously a dead-from-the-neck-up JERK in front of her. What the 773H was wrong with the guy going OVER 120 2 up???? THIS is where those scars came from. I don't know of ANYWHERE that's legal in the U.S. How much ya wanna bet that speed had something to do with the fall? No crystal ball but I'll also bet that had that POS driver been riding lawfully and with respect for his passenger she could have been riding buck a$$ naked and not gotten a single scar. Because HE WOULDN'T HAVE DUMPED IT. Don't get me wrong, I don't disagree with her 1 bit, but by that short sentence on her board it's very clear that the brainless driver is more the cause of those scars than the pavement. I HOPE everyone sees what you are putting at risk when you got "stupid to the wall" with a passenger. You're not risking you skin - your risking hers.
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Can we look at something I haven't seen referred too? She got on the back of a bike. There was obviously a dead-from-the-neck-up JERK in front of her. What the 773H was wrong with the guy going OVER 120 2 up???? THIS is where those scars came from. I don't know of ANYWHERE that's legal in the U.S. How much ya wanna bet that speed had something to do with the fall? No crystal ball but I'll also bet that had that POS driver been riding lawfully and with respect for his passenger she could have been riding buck a$$ naked and not gotten a single scar. Because HE WOULDN'T HAVE DUMPED IT. Don't get me wrong, I don't disagree with her 1 bit, but by that short sentence on her board it's very clear that the brainless driver is more the cause of those scars than the pavement. I HOPE everyone sees what you are putting at risk when you got "stupid to the wall" with a passenger. You're not risking you skin - your risking hers.
And friendly fire won't kill you and you never crash if your'e an awesome rider, and and and... Seriously? The ground is the ground is the ground. People go down all the time and it's not always their fault. If you think it's all due to the speed, I'll drive along at 60 and you can jump out. I'm sure you'll be fine.
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CCH - Dude - I agree with you, but also "seriously?" - are you really the kind of guy that would put your love on the back of your bike and go over 120? My dad skidded to his death because of a mechanical failure - at 60mph, his wife was on the back. "Accidents" are accidents - foolish risk with someone else's skin is stupid. They didn't have to hit the ground - they could have hit a tree. Besides the handlebars, someone else's life is in your hands and they can't do a thing about what you do.
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CCH - Dude - I agree with you, but also "seriously?" - are you really the kind of guy that would put your love on the back of your bike and go over 120? My dad skidded to his death because of a mechanical failure - at 60mph, his wife was on the back. "Accidents" are accidents - foolish risk with someone else's skin is stupid. They didn't have to hit the ground - they could have hit a tree. Besides the handlebars, someone else's life is in your hands and they can't do a thing about what you do.
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Nobody ever thinks it'll be them, but 120mph on the back of a bike? That's like stunting and getting mad when you drop it.

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Can we look at something I haven't seen referred too? She got on the back of a bike. There was obviously a dead-from-the-neck-up JERK in front of her. What the 773H was wrong with the guy going OVER 120 2 up???? THIS is where those scars came from. I don't know of ANYWHERE that's legal in the U.S. How much ya wanna bet that speed had something to do with the fall? No crystal ball but I'll also bet that had that POS driver been riding lawfully and with respect for his passenger she could have been riding buck a$$ naked and not gotten a single scar. Because HE WOULDN'T HAVE DUMPED IT. Don't get me wrong, I don't disagree with her 1 bit, but by that short sentence on her board it's very clear that the brainless driver is more the cause of those scars than the pavement. I HOPE everyone sees what you are putting at risk when you got "stupid to the wall" with a passenger. You're not risking you skin - your risking hers.
Correct. And if you read her website she thinks EVERY motorcycle rider/passenger should take action to save their own life. FREEDOM OF CHOICE.....I like her approach, she's taking her misfortune, turning it into an opportunity to educate others. Unlike others that would rather IMPOSE their will upon others instead of educate. One of my favorite lines on her website is below

"The next time you swing your leg over, I dare you to take responsibility for the way you are riding and the way the cars around you are reacting to your presence."
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CCH - Dude - I agree with you, but also "seriously?" - are you really the kind of guy that would put your love on the back of your bike and go over 120? My dad skidded to his death because of a mechanical failure - at 60mph, his wife was on the back. "Accidents" are accidents - foolish risk with someone else's skin is stupid. They didn't have to hit the ground - they could have hit a tree. Besides the handlebars, someone else's life is in your hands and they can't do a thing about what you do.
I am definitely not "that person.". I think I mistook your post to mean that if you don't put yourself in stupid situations you probably don't have much to worry about. Sorry. My point is just that crashing at normal speed from somebody else's fault while obeying all laws still hurts and satill happens. Sorry for taking yours wrong. I just can't count how many people have made comments to me about how they don't wear much gear because they're careful and/or a "good rider" (usualy greatly overestimated).
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The scars dont look good by any means but knowing how she got them definitely makes me respect her hardcore. And yeah, she's still sexy.

This was a eye opener. I'm still a noob rider, prolly got about 1yr experience. I've made the mistake of taking a girl down the highway at 100+ with nothing but a helmet, knowing full well what would happen to her if we went down.

I definitely wasnt pushing it, but still. Thanks for posting this, its a reality check we could all use.
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Just imagine when you get this girl in bed, then she takes off her shirt and u barf cuz it looks like Freddy Kruegers face!!

dude....that's pretty up

after everything she's been through and come back from and you can't respect that?
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This is one of the first pages she ever put up, she has always referred to herself as "The Roadrash Queen". The link has some pretty gruesome pics.

It sucks she had to learn the hard way. It's super cool that she's remained positive and is taking responsibility for herself and her saftey.



http://wiki.sabmagfaq.org/Road%20Rash%20Queen

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Brittany Morrow learned that lesson the hard way. In September 2005, Morrow, a 22-year-old Albuquerque, N.M., resident, climbed on the back of a 2004 Suzuki GSX-R750 operated by her friend, Shaun.

She was an "experienced" passenger, but hadn't ridden in a while. "I was excited to be on a sportbike, even if it was as a passenger, after a long streak of no riding whatsoever," Morrow recalls.

She shed her prescription glasses for a pair of regular sunglasses and her cowboy hat for an oversized helmet. She put on a pair of Capri-style jeans and some tennis shoes, and threw on a sweatshirt over her bikini.
Off they went.

Forty-five minutes into the ride she started having to fight the wind to stay on the bike behind Shaun, without pulling on him too much. And then it happened. "I felt a rush of wind hit my face like a brick, and our bodies separated in an instant," she recalls. "My visor had come completely open, and the force pulled on my face and helmet so hard that it sent my head up and backwards." The force ripped her entire body off the back seat. "I remember thinking that if I grabbed Shaun's T-shirt, I would pull him down with me, but it was already too late to try and grab hold of him."

Brittany hit the pavement. "It was as if every breath I had ever taken rushed out of me in an instant," she says. "I could feel every inch of my body hitting the road, tumbling, sliding and grinding into the unforgiving surface. In a matter of seconds I had come to the conclusion that I was going to die, and I was OK with it. I knew this was far worse than anything I had ever gone through, and I was convinced I would not live to see the next day." She closed her eyes as she continued her 522-foot tumble down Highway 550. "I never lost consciousness," she says, "but I remember wishing that I had."
At first, she couldn't feel anything. A few moments passed and she tried to move. "I could tell that I had lost my left shoe. I noticed that my knees were uncovered when the little pieces of what I thought were gravel scraped against my skin, only to find out later that they were my actual kneecaps grinding against the pavement below them. I could smell my blood as it pooled beneath me on the road. "By the time the ambulance came and [they] rolled me onto my back, removed my helmet and called for the helicopter, I felt as if I had been cooking on the street for hours. Every nerve ending in my body was on fire."
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I remember her now. dang she used to be alot hotter she pretty big now.
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good post. delivers the importance of gear with actual proof of what can and will happen, and how it effects the rest of your life. but it also doesn't have to bash people who don't to get the point across. well done!
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Another reason my 'riding season' in Houston is Fall thru Spring. Too hot in the summer to wear real gear. I keep seeing -clowns with $500+ lids wearing shorts, polos and k-swiss(people still buy those lol)....At least they'll be good and conscious while their skin is getting ripped off.
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This is one of the first pages she ever put up, she has always referred to herself as "The Roadrash Queen". The link has some pretty gruesome pics.

It sucks she had to learn the hard way. It's super cool that she's remained positive and is taking responsibility for herself and her saftey.



http://wiki.sabmagfaq.org/Road%20Rash%20Queen
This story needs it's own thread IMO...
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