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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-21-2008, 01:51 AM Thread Starter
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These roads are crazy. On my way to the DT meet spot tonight I had a cager decide I didn't deserve a lane and he abruptly came into mine pushing me towards the median. Thanks to SIDI, he became aware I was there and got back in his own lane prior to me being sandwiched into a median, however not quite fast enough for me to avoid smacking one of the construction posts and shattering my left turn signal. Why they put those things on both sides of 94 God only knows. Moral of the story, cars and construction suck, losing a turn signal sucks, but daydreaming and getting ran over would have sucked a lot worse. Be safe out there!




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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-21-2008, 04:35 AM
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That is also why I wear the Icon Timax gloves, the ti knuckle protectors work well when tapping on the window of a head in but cager

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Next time just pop a wheelie right next to them. That'll get em to notice you.

j/k bro, glad you're alright mang!
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-21-2008, 08:39 AM
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We should have the right to use deadly force after something like that. After all, they did threaten your life and wellbeing by not seeing you. A handful of dead cagers beaten to death by motorcyclists would stop things like this in the future.

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-21-2008, 08:42 AM
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That is also why I wear the Icon Timax gloves, the ti knuckle protectors work well when tapping on the window of a head in but cager
haha, I totally have the same things but in Stainless Steel. I've used it to "knock" on peoples windows when they were edging me off the road.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-21-2008, 09:12 AM
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In front or behind. Not next to them and certainly not in their blind spots.

Ride defensively.

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