Reviewing one year of mental affects from crashing hard on my custom built motorcycle at nearly 60 miles per hour. Are motorcycles a death wish, or a tool for empowerment?
Posts Tagged ‘crash’
A 25 year old Australian, Chris Porter, recorded a collision with an elderly gentleman on a helmet-mounted GoPro camera. The footage ended up saving him an insurance nightmare and thousands of dollars. Yet another reason we should all wear video cameras like GoPro or Contour whenever we ride. With most of society automatically blaming us even when we’re the victim, we really need that visual evidence to back us up. July 16th, 2014, Melbourne: In the video you can clearly see the rider is in his own lane, hugging right, when a car… Continue Reading »
Day 6 of Seven Days of Giveaways caption contest winner is Haley MacKenzie! Her’s is the only comment that made me snort with laughter, so I just felt it appropriate. Congrats Haley, enjoy your four awesome tshirts! By the way, this photo was taken just after I looped the Honda behind me while learning to wheelie. I walked weird for a week, if not longer. …Woooorth iiiit.
Protecting yourself isn’t just about a helmet, gear with proper armor, or real rider training… I witness us two wheeled travelers arguing about helmet laws, lane splitting, and so many other I saw a video on youtube yesterday that really made me sick to my stomach- it was footage from a rider’s helmet cam that showed him slowing in traffic to allow a car to merge followed by him being rear ended by a police officer. The shocking part? The officer then ripped him a new one, yelling about how he was… Continue Reading »