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Observation of riders helmet law states

I most often see riders in helmet law states with a non DOT hunk of shit you are probably better off without that piece of crap helmet anyway. You know the helmets I'm talking about, the skid lids that you can step on and crack?

Yea... well anyway, I'm at Hooters rite outside of Robins AFB and this dude has one. He's a jag. LOL!
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that`s just like the .... " i have a motorcycle and i`m going to be a tightass about parts and maintenance. then wonder 6 months later why my shit don`t work" ..... people.

then of coarse it`s " well he had a helmet on but i don`t understand why he`s a tomato now" when he smacks a parked car in a lot.

more ignorance to contribute to the whole omg that`s dangerous crap

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then of coarse it`s " well he had a helmet on but i don`t understand why he`s a tomato now" when he smacks a parked car in a lot.
is a tomato a fruit or a vegetable? it has seeds.
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Ahhh yes... the swap meet "novelty" helmet special... basically a POS thin plastic shell with practically no EPS foam.

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In Japan they wear extra long helmet straps that allow the helmet to hang down around their backs, passes for the law, makes sense huh?
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I rode for 12 years without a helmet. This is my first year wearing gear. Let those who ride decide.
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The thing that gets me is when there is a person on a sportbike all tucked in behind the fairing with their helmet attached to the seat , thinkin they look cool .... gawd dose look stupid !

I think its nice to ride in a state that has a helmet law (not that I'm for more laws) , I feel more at home in those states , and its funny to see the harley guys with the min. POS helmet .... just makes me laugh

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I don't see how we can have a seatbelt law but no helmet law, but that's just me.

You're required to wear a helmet to get through the gates at my work (Argonne Nat'l Lab). Doesn't bother me any.
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Eric... this has quite a few of the Harley crowd pissed off. A number of them are stopping just outside the gate to put on/take off their lids....

On a side note, that must have been you behind me the other night going out westgate... blue and white BMW GS with hard bags. Where you riding to after work?
Yeah, my dad's a Harley guy so I understand (well, not really understand, but...) know how up in arms they get about helmet laws. Oh well... Obviously I much rather him be wearing a helmet, but it's his choice...

And I don't think that was me but I haven't seen another F4i on site... but my bikes been suspended from an engine hoist for the past week and a half as I try to get the end "straighted out" (pun intended)

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