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Old 01-12-2013, 07:37 AM   #315
ttpete
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Originally Posted by ph0rk View Post
it seems to me that at the least, eye protection should be mandatory in the same way that an uncracked windshield is mandatory. Especially on bikes with less wind protection, I can't believe riders with no helmet and no goggles or glasses can see adequately to maneuver safely at high speeds due to windblast alone.

if the public doesn't need protection from itself, why bother with licensing in the first place?
Because the public needs protection from others.
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