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Old 04-11-2012, 10:52 AM   #1
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Motorcycle wreck on 288 yesterday

I didn't see it happen but I saw them loading the Can-Am on the tow truck. Sure didn't look good.

Here's some video of the aftermath||||
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Old 04-11-2012, 10:56 AM   #2
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Dang, I hope all involved are ok...
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looks bad...and it's another can-am, too, huh? what's that, like 3 in the last 3 weeks?
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prayers for all involved.

a can am seems like it would be harder to maneuver out of an emergency situation imo. but then again, i dont know anything about them. *shrugs*
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Old 04-11-2012, 01:08 PM   #7
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I was up at the Triumph dealer getting a new tune for my new exhaust when I heard this on their radio. Thought it was pretty ironic watching a young kid buy what seemed to be his first bike when the words "motorcycle wreck" were blurted out through the shop.
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Old 04-11-2012, 04:31 PM   #8
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I heard about this on the traffic report while driving home and said a prayer. I hope all are making a step in the right direction.

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Old 04-11-2012, 04:45 PM   #9
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I agree about them being dangerous. They lack the safety of a closed cabin vehicle as well as the small footprint of a motorcycle.

I remember my first ever close call.

At 60 MPH a Guy next to me in a work truck rapidly merged into my lane from the right without warning or reason. I had an suv to my left and found myself between the two before I had any real time to think about it.

Had I been in a car, I would have been hit probably without incident.

Had I been on a trike, well it may have been a different story.
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