Not a stock photo. Oregon, last night:
According to Sergeant Travis Lee, on February 12, 2013 at approximately 6:39 p.m., a 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle operated by SCOTT DAVID NUCKLES, age 54, from Central Point, was eastbound on Highway 238 near milepost 36 when it failed to safely negotiate through a left curve. The motorcycle drove off the highway and collided head-on into a power pole.
2012, Cruisers made up 37% of all motorcycles, and accounted for 47% of all rider fatalities in Oregon.
In a 2012 rider survey, one third of respondents reported they typically ride less than 1000 miles a year; median mles-per-year is about 3,000.