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Old 05-06-2013, 12:01 PM   #21
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Wow sucks to hear about your friend and hope he is alright!
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Old 05-06-2013, 12:11 PM   #22
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I think what he wrote came out wrong...it did sound kind of prickish.
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Sorry for your friend but can't sympathize too much for not wearing proper gear. Hope he gets well and learns from that lesson.
For the gear thing he want to get a jacket but he just bough the bike and like we all know anything for a motorcycle is expensive.
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Hope he recovers fully.
Note to self. Wreck your car get a truck, wreck your truck get a tank. Don't go smaller.
agreed. I have actually been shopping for a tank to go cruise around in. Wouldn't have to worry about to many things wrecking it. plus great gas mileage at like 4mpg I could go every where.
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Its too easy to do on the street. Hope he can live and learn. Keep us updated if you dont mind.
I will keep you guys updated. Probably wont be able to see him until around Thursday. Doctors are not sure if they need to operate on his hand or not, and I still have finals to study for.
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sorry to hear that. hope he heals and learns from this. did he have his endorsement.
He got his endorsement a month ago.
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man, sorry to hear. Hope your friend recovers.

My buddy just picked up his first sport bike this weekend. (07' R6) but he's taking it really slow. Signing up for MSF and getting his endorsement. But for now Im escorting him to a large parking lot where he practices.
He really needs to understand that these things may be toys, but at the same time you really have to respect them. My friend said he was going to take it slow and the first day I go ride with him he was break triple digits. I was scared for him. I could show you all of the text I sent him saying if you get a 600 you really need to keep the rpm and speed down. He stayed in his neighborhood for like a day and decide he could handle it. Good thing from what I hear he was not speeding, not sure about the car though. Im still not 100% on what happened either.
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Old 05-06-2013, 12:57 PM   #24
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That sucks. Hope he heals up 100%.



Dang...motohouston is already turning u into an a$$...
Ur definitely not like this in person.
One can even say...he chose his destiny by getting on a motorcycle vs a car...cant sympathize with him...is that how we should think??
LOL this is the madness, isn't it?
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For the gear thing he want to get a jacket but he just bough the bike and like we all know anything for a motorcycle is expensive.
Gear is part of the price of riding a motorcycle. If you can't afford gear, don't ride. It's just like going out to eat at a restaurant: If you can't afford to tip, don't eat out.
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LOL this is the madness, isn't it?


Gear is part of the price of riding a motorcycle. If you can't afford gear, don't ride. It's just like going out to eat at a restaurant: If you can't afford to tip, don't eat out.
If you can't afford gas, get a 250
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I can afford gas and i would love to add a 250 to my stable... and a 450 tard too.
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when he gets out of the ICU, then tell him what a dumbass he was, suggest that since he managed to wreck both a bike and a cage, that from now on he use the bus..but for now wish him a recovery.
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LOL this is the madness, isn't it?


Gear is part of the price of riding a motorcycle. If you can't afford gear, don't ride. It's just like going out to eat at a restaurant: If you can't afford to tip, don't eat out.
I quite agree with you.... Riding gear should be factored into consideration as part of the overall cost when buying a motorcycle.
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He really needs to understand that these things may be toys, but at the same time you really have to respect them. My friend said he was going to take it slow and the first day I go ride with him he was break triple digits. I was scared for him. I could show you all of the text I sent him saying if you get a 600 you really need to keep the rpm and speed down. He stayed in his neighborhood for like a day and decide he could handle it. Good thing from what I hear he was not speeding, not sure about the car though. Im still not 100% on what happened either.
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Bicycles are toys. Mini bikes are toys. Dirt Bikes are toys. Street Bikes are not.
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Unicycles are profesional circus props and not a toy btw.

Hopefully some good comes from his waste of a good bike/bones/insurance/money and we won't see a follow post from you doing the same in a few months, lol.

Hope he gets better quick. No second player up in this game.
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I don't think you really mean that bicycles, mini-bikes or dirt bikes are toys. Each come with their own risk and you need to adjust accordingly.
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Trust me on that lol
rofl. yeah, my only injury from riding, which has been off and on since 8 "so far" was from a 50cc..

As Psycho Pete says "Whats the last thing a redneck says? Here, hold my beer and watch this!"
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I don't think you really mean that bicycles, mini-bikes or dirt bikes are toys. Each come with their own risk and you need to adjust accordingly.
True dat. Just that the risk of sudden death and "sever" injury are "almost" non existant on those machines, unless you mix them with concrete and other machines. Point being that seeing any street bike as a toy without serious risks is a common perception for new riders. I am invicible! Until physics proves you wrong.
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I quite agree with you.... Riding gear should be factored into consideration as part of the overall cost when buying a motorcycle.
As much as I agree with this, I must say that I was guilty of buying a bike and not factoring everything in too. I did the math on how much a bike would cost but extra cost came into play and had to cut corners somewhere. Luckily my mom rode at one point and I was able to just use her gear for a while. Im still wearing her gloves that are dated and need to be replaced. As a kid you are so happy to get a bike that the total cost of owning one does not come into play. Like I will say as much as I love my new bike its defiantly costing me a pretty penny and probably was not the best financial choice I could have made at this point in my life.
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Hopefully some good comes from his waste of a good bike/bones/insurance/money and we won't see a follow post from you doing the same in a few months, lol.

Hope he gets better quick. No second player up in this game.
Im not saying there toys but to most people who own bikes they are second and third vehicles who just ride on weekends or just for fun. I ride because its my main mode of transportation. If it is raining hard enough or I feel that its unsafe I will not ride and will make other arrangements. That being said I believe that you truly can get hurt on anything, you just have to calculate the risk you are willing to take.
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True dat. Just that the risk of sudden death and "sever" injury are "almost" non existant on those machines, unless you mix them with concrete and other machines. Point being that seeing any street bike as a toy without serious risks is a common perception for new riders. I am invicible! Until physics proves you wrong.
I will say I have had and still slightly have the im invincible thought. I know that im not and really try not to do a lot of stupid things. I have seen what has happen when you don't realize this in time. Everyone has the im superman phase but you just have to come back down to earth and know that your not.
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Man sorry to hear about your friend Donte, hope he makes a full recovery.
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