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Do you ride a motorbike?

Discussion in 'Driving and DVLA' started by vagabanjo, Oct 16, 2016.

  1. LooperCat

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    1996 Triumph Speed Triple and a 2003 Suzuki SV650 :-D
     
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    Rigid frame harley chop, bought the stock bike 2nd hand in 91 and ive been chopping and rebuilding it ever since
     
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    2014 Bonnie. And 2010 tiger 1050
     
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    Yes I'm rider Motorcycle Yamaha tracer MT-07 sport touring no problem with the diabetes.
     
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    mibby Type 1 · Active Member

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    Just swapped the T-bird for this:
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    My chop 20180510_135050.jpg
     
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    My Yamaha tracer MT-07 sport touring IMG-20180623-WA0002~2.jpeg
     
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    Just saying my opinion i personally think motorbikes are dangerous. My mum thinks so to. My cousin fell off one whilst riding his own mistake and broke his leg back then. He decided to learn car afterwards. Most accidents with . motorbkes in my area the motorbike rider ends up dead or serous injuries. The only thing you have that protect you are your helmet by law and some wear motorbike chlothing but you have no seatbelts etc...
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Master

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    You've said this before on this thread and I really can't see why you feel the need to repeat yourself. We obviously like bikes hence we ride them. As we are big boys and girls we can make risk assessments for ourselves thanks.
     
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    Thanks for that. I had no idea they could be dangerous... :bored:
     
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    Hope to be riding this on my 70th next year
     
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    One of my work colleagues is into hang gliding. He travels all over europe with like minded people looking for mountains to jump off. He claims to have broken bones from flying in to the side of shear rock faces a couple of times.

    He thinks motorbikes are too dangerous to ride. I think jumping off a high point with a small piece of cloth and a little aluminium frame above your head is lunacy. All subjective I guess.

    "The most dangerous part of a motorbike is the nut holding the handlebars".
     
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    **** the world...its a dangerous place
     
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    The most dangerous thing with a motorcycle is the ignorance and lack of awareness of other road users. Yes the rider has a large part to play too, but ride sensibly be aware of others and anticipate and it's a great mode of transport!
     
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    I do like to Ride my ️ motorcycle every day
     
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    Loud pipes save lives
     
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    But wake people up at night! :grumpy:
     
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    ....My motorbike got very loud pipe
     
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