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Old 03-02-2013, 11:04 PM   #16
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Normally, I don't ride that fast, but I had to pee. At a restaurant an hour from home, I had a drank three glasses of water. I was hoping the water would clean out the one beer I drank with dinner. A deer would have hurt. I would be equally surprised if kids were running around at midnight on a school night. I guess the responsible thing would have been to eat the rabbit after hitting him.
Hell, I'd ride that fast just to get away from the rabbits.
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Old 03-03-2013, 12:09 AM   #17
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A more skilled rider would have seen potential for this to happen.

His solution would have simply been to wheelstand the length of the street.
The added safety of having a elevated viewing platform (stand up wheelie) would allow him to better vision into the darkness.
The potential impact area would also be 50% less as only 1 wheel at the level of said rabbit.
His headlight shinning into the sky? No vision due to the darkness i hear you mumble?
Skilled riders only ride at night with night vision glasses.
Everyone knows that..
45mph, Ha
that is way to slow for a skilled rider.
He has done his calculations, he is aware that when entering such streets with kamikaze animals that the time must be minimized and the element of suprize used to best effect.
90 mph would have halved his time in enemy territory.
I hear your questions again?
its to fast you say..
What if he reduced his speed to 15mph....
Well a skilled rider is very aware of the territorial chasing dog.
To slow and those dangerous unleashed dogs will chase you down and bite your tires till you are rendered immobile.
So keep an eye out for skilled riders, there commonly seen at race tracks, and emergency wards.
Visiting unskilled riders of course!!
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Old 03-03-2013, 12:35 PM   #18
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A more skilled rider would have seen potential for this to happen.

His solution would have simply been to wheelstand the length of the street.
The added safety of having a elevated viewing platform (stand up wheelie) would allow him to better vision into the darkness.
The potential impact area would also be 50% less as only 1 wheel at the level of said rabbit.
His headlight shinning into the sky? No vision due to the darkness i hear you mumble?
Skilled riders only ride at night with night vision glasses.
Everyone knows that..
45mph, Ha
that is way to slow for a skilled rider.
He has done his calculations, he is aware that when entering such streets with kamikaze animals that the time must be minimized and the element of suprize used to best effect.
90 mph would have halved his time in enemy territory.
I hear your questions again?
its to fast you say..
What if he reduced his speed to 15mph....
Well a skilled rider is very aware of the territorial chasing dog.
To slow and those dangerous unleashed dogs will chase you down and bite your tires till you are rendered immobile.
So keep an eye out for skilled riders, there commonly seen at race tracks, and emergency wards.
Visiting unskilled riders of course!!
AWESOME!!!
lighten up everyone
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:11 PM   #19
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May I suggest the following:
http://www.aerostich.com/sundry/mugs...-stickers.html

I bought a set and have been decorating my bike accordingly. Fortunately, the set includes a mother and daughter (like the school zone crossing signs) that you could put on the GS if you take out a kid!
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Old 03-06-2013, 04:39 PM   #20
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Two Bambi and a moto? Not good.
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Old 03-06-2013, 06:24 PM   #21
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Looks like a dog, snake, and maybe another bambi wrap on around the tank. I've only got a turkey and a car on mine.
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Old 03-06-2013, 06:31 PM   #22
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That rabbit came out pretty quick on a dark night. Not only would most people not be able to swerve out of the way I would say a skilled rider shouldn't. If I had to choose between swerving quickly and potentially losing stability or hitting a rabbit, I'm choosing the rabbit.

Now if it was something larger like a deer, human or sasquatch, then I'd swerve but this I think this criticism is not realistic in this circumstance.

You realize how many people die in cages from swerving to avoid cute fluffy things? Even a deer isn't a big deal in most cages. A bike is worse. You should brake, but not take risks by swerving.
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Old 03-06-2013, 06:33 PM   #23
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You are one lucky rider:

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Old 03-07-2013, 11:37 AM   #24
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Two Bambi and a moto? Not good.
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Looks like a dog, snake, and maybe another bambi wrap on around the tank. I've only got a turkey and a car on mine.
Bambi, dog, car, Bambi, moto, Bambi ... hit another four more Bambi's in cars (in four of the seven Bambi encounters, dumb fucks ran into the side of my bike/car) - it's infested around here. Moto (my riding partner) rear-ended me at a stop sign :-(
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:45 AM   #25
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Bambi, dog, car, Bambi, moto, Bambi ... hit another four more Bambi's in cars (in four of the seven Bambi encounters, dumb fucks ran into the side of my bike/car) - it's infested around here. Moto (my riding partner) rear-ended me at a stop sign :-(

I hope he at least bought you a couple drinks first
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Old 03-12-2013, 03:49 PM   #26
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Swerving/ braking to avoid natures little speed bumps? are you fecking retarded? mebe a cager in disguise? dontcha know thats how a lot of young cagers end up with a lifted 4x4 treating their cars like a really dirty porn movie? jeebus
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Old 04-10-2013, 11:07 PM   #27
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Hey guys wondering if you can help me. My daughter's pet rabbit ran away one night a little while back. It likes to cross the street at night. Just wanted to know if anyone had seen it....
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Old 04-10-2013, 11:36 PM   #28
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Hey guys wondering if you can help me. My daughter's pet rabbit ran away one night a little while back. It likes to cross the street at night. Just wanted to know if anyone had seen it....

Check video in first post..............RIP Bunny
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Old 04-11-2013, 06:50 AM   #29
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Lol. Just kidding.

I dont have a bunny. Or a daughter for that matter
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