Register Members List Member Map Media Calendar Garage Forum Home Mark Forums Read

Go Back > General Discussion > General Discussion (Moto Related)
Forgot info?

Welcome to! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!

Register Today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.

Like us on Facebook! Regular shirt GIVEAWAYS and more


Share This Thread: 
Subscribe to this Thread Thread Tools
Old 05-01-2007, 02:23 PM   #21
Dirty Old
Ulric's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Spring
Feedback Rating: (1)
Posts: 9,663

Experience: 10+ years

05 FZ1

"It is not a 'speed' thing - it's a 'situational' thing. There are indeed situations where 186 mph is acceptible. About 46% of all motorcycle accidents are from the rider driving off the rode - typically from riding beyond one's limits or the particular situation."

See my commentary above... '186' acceptable... the track, that's pretty much it.
"new joke tomorrow..."
Ulric is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2007, 02:26 PM   #22
Cherub's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Texas
Feedback Rating: (5)
Posts: 11,832

06 Raven R6

Member Garage

Send a message via MSN to Cherub Send a message via Yahoo to Cherub
read it and agree
Cherub is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2007, 02:27 PM   #23
Are all cagers blind?
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Near JV
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 109

06 Yamaha FZ1

Originally Posted by Ulric
'186' acceptable... the track, that's pretty much it.
That's my point - speed doesn't kill - bad judgement does..
kozmic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2007, 02:58 PM   #24
JapLac on 22s
SexualChocolate's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Dickinson
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 5,197

Experience: 3 years

998CCs of KING KONG...

Send a message via AIM to SexualChocolate
It comes down to many many things. Most important is ride within your limitations. This encompasses many things, your skill level, the road surface, weather, traffic, street/track, the list is endless...

Other than alcohol the common denominator seems to be total disregard for the limits of the situation. I am not pointing fingers, just gaining some perspective. We are all guilty of riding beyond our limitations...I know I have.

A few motorcycles, bicycles, and cars...and still in recovery phase

SexualChocolate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2007, 03:35 PM   #25
certified shutterbug
witchdoctor575's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Alvin
Feedback Rating: (11)
Posts: 23,542

Experience: 10+ years
Trackdays: 1

07 triumph D675(sold)
05 busa LE (sold)
03 rc51 (sold)
99 superhawk (wrecked)
01 shadow 1100 (sold)

Member Garage

Originally Posted by kozmic
That's my point - speed doesn't kill - bad judgement does..

Speed doesn't's that sudden stop that does you in:BangHead:
witchdoctor575 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2007, 03:38 PM   #26
soap4life's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Northwest
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 1,961


Send a message via AIM to soap4life
Originally Posted by Racer X 05
Look Summers isn't even here yet and look at all the friends and fellow riders we have lost! Some may not agree with what I'm about to say and that's ok! I'm just saying this because it's how I feel and I think Enough is a Enough!! BangHead: Alot of young riders are buying sport bikes and have no clue what they have sitting under them! I'm not talking about some of you who grew up riding mini bikes then moved up to dirt bikes but to those who just bought one and dont even know where the lock is to release the back seat or what the ram air is for, or wonder why your GSXR or R1 or CBR only has one head lamp come on when youstart it up! Take the MSF class it just may save your life and others you ride with! I think some may agree with me I will only ride with older riders that have been riding a while and have owned a bike or 2 other than the one they now own. Don't get me wrong guys and gals there are some 19,20 yr olds that can ride and ride well! I'm not talking about them, I talking about the one's like I said earlier who don't know their kill switch from their hi beam switch. There's a young man on here who just joined and he's 18 I helped him get his 1st bike A Katana 600 he come's by my house to see my son and when I walked out to say hi we was very proud to tell mew he just finished his MSF course! Made me feel real good aout helping him get his bike. I'm just saying and I maybe only speaking for myself but I want to see more riders, more MH members but NOT more Death's or more MH members losing their life! I don't care if your 18 just be smart enough to get some good instructions like a MSF course or anything equal. Be SAFE I want us to have alot to talk about this Summer other than deaths.

should of seen me, after msf i didnt get onto the streets for like 3 months. i stayed in my neighborhood.
Time is simultaneous, An intricately structured jewel. That humans insist on viewing one edge at a time.
soap4life is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:19 PM. is not responsible for the content posted by users.
Privacy Policy