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Old 06-12-2012, 11:32 AM   #61
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Old 06-12-2012, 12:02 PM   #62
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Old 06-12-2012, 12:32 PM   #63
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Originally Posted by RACER X View Post
RIP to the guy

this is why i think wrong when people tell others to "respect" the throttle and they'll be ok

obviosuly guy was respecting the bike/throttle, just made an action, that alot of new riders do.....trajic results.
Wow, very surprised at this post, very human response. Wasn't expecting that.

Rest in peace to the guy, I'm sure they never thought something like this would happen.

Police investigating foul play, or just standard procedure?

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Old 06-12-2012, 12:53 PM   #64
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Forgive me if this sounds silly but how does one accidentally grab throttle instead of brake on a motorcycle?

I can understand hitting the wrong pedal on a car but a motorcycle has a brake lever and rear brake pad. I remember reading somewhere that the front brake lever is located where it is because people will naturally roll off the throttle to grab the front brake.
Same mental reaction as target fixation! It does indeed happen all the time. Reminds me of a sickening video about 2 decades ago. A child in Colombia after much training jumped off a plane with a parachute. Parents were filming the video from the ground. Poor child, for some reason froze, and never pulled the chute release although he was holding it tight with his hand.
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Old 06-12-2012, 02:59 PM   #65
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that's sad... in hindsight they probably shouldn't have been up there learning to ride.. but than again. Every one has 20/20 hindsight
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Old 06-12-2012, 03:07 PM   #66
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Originally Posted by NewRider View Post

Police investigating foul play, or just standard procedure?
Anytime there's an accidental death there's an investigation.

Since this happened at 5:50pm last Friday, these two guys could have worked in the same office building that owns the parking garage and were doing this when they both got off work
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