Crazy Video

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by GSAragazzi, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. genka

    genka SUV hater

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    All dashcams are generic chinese cameras, and it is difficult to understand what you are getting. Often there are fakes of fakes, they may be called the same name, but internals could be completely different.
    Currently I have a fake K2000 model, which I don't even take off when it rains. Somehow it is still alive. Similar units can be found on ebay for about $30. The higher quality (video, not assembly) are at least $45. I picked this model primarily because it could be easily mounted on my bike.
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  2. KX50002

    KX50002 NooB, my ass

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    Wow, that's some fine examples of bad riding/driving.
    I watched about 20 minutes, couldn't take any more.
    Although "Jazzhands" at 19:40 was kinda funny, if you can forget that this is an actual person, not just an image on a computer screen.
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  3. Wout67

    Wout67 Long timer

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    That video scared the poopie out of me.

    I guess I missed the decapitation one. Not going to go back and look again.

    I watched the video to try and figure out what the riders did to cause the accidents so I don't do the same thing. Most of them were pretty obvious. Cutting lanes, riding WAY too fast for the conditions, not paying attention to the road, the traffic, etc.

    The ones that got to me the most were the ones of the sport bikes seeming to do everything right, not going too fast, a fairly good line through a curve, etc. Then, for no good reason, the back tire looses traction, and the rider low-sides and slides on his back all the way to the ditch, sometimes across an opposing lane of traffic. :eek1 How do I not do that?

    I guess there are variables that aren't apparent. Like was the tire brand new, and still had that greasy crap on it? Was there a bit of pea gravel?

    Still, I'm going to ride "puckered" for a while thinking about this video.
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  4. rbrsddn

    rbrsddn 3banger

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    I agree it's pretty bad, but the last minute or so is pretty funny.
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  5. feldjäger

    feldjäger Been here awhile

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    What I learned from this is, in Russia if you fuck up on your bike almost everyone has a dash cam!:evil
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  6. GusinCA

    GusinCA Been here awhile

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    You can't fix stupid.
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  7. fallingoff

    fallingoff Banned

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    i've seen a lot through my job.

    yep i agree if you watch the lot

    i would worry
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  8. bumbeen

    bumbeen Banned

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    Besides all the people just being idiots, I see a lot of them haven't practiced stopping. They put feet down when trying to stop quickly and lock up either the front or rear in situations where it would be trivially easy to come to a stop with no drama.
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