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Old 03-16-2018, 11:22 AM   #21
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they (maybe) will be looking towards the lane they are about to move into.
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Old 03-16-2018, 11:28 AM   #22
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Those are great bikes for general having fun on. You could have done a lot worse. If you ever want to go for a ride post up and I might pull the old Blackbird out of the garage and blow the cobwebs out.
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Old 03-16-2018, 11:42 AM   #23
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i will add dont just ride through intersections all willy nilly. slow down and see how some dipshit is about to try and kill your ass. number 1 most dangerous areas for motorcyclists.
I'll approach intersections with opposing traffic in mind. If they have an unprotected left I'll move to the middle or right lane. Likewise for someone on a side road trying to enter going my direction, I'll move to the left to allow them some space.

Best advice I ever got was ride like you're invisible. I can't count how many times I've made eye contact with
someone only to have them try take my lane seconds later. With time you'll quickly learn to anticipate people's movements and will probably find yourself knowing what they're gonna do before they do.
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Old 03-16-2018, 12:40 PM   #24
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I'll approach intersections with opposing traffic in mind. If they have an unprotected left I'll move to the middle or right lane. Likewise for someone on a side road trying to enter going my direction, I'll move to the left to allow them some space.

Best advice I ever got was ride like you're invisible. I can't count how many times I've made eye contact with
someone only to have them try take my lane seconds later. With time you'll quickly learn to anticipate people's movements and will probably find yourself knowing what they're gonna do before they do.
i kind of worry about people getting into riding late in their life, as dumb as it might sound to the uninitiated, getting into riding early on and riding like a jackass with no fear hones your skills/awareness etc... if you make it!

and to the op, yes it is true, it's not a matter of if you crash, it's when. they finally got my ass after 10+ years and it was a bad one. many years of fucking around on sportbikes, and they got me on a harley just cruising around. you can only hope it wont be something major.
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Old 03-16-2018, 12:44 PM   #25
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they (maybe) will be looking towards the lane they are about to move into.
Yes. Not everyone uses a blinker, but most people at least glance to where they want to go.
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Old 03-16-2018, 06:04 PM   #26
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I'm going to end up mad at you if you keep up this riding all the time and never calling me! #IThoughtWeWereFriends
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Old 03-16-2018, 08:34 PM   #27
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We are roaming around Arkansas this week since kiddo is on spring break. This state caters to bikers. You should plan trips here to ride great roads.
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Old 03-16-2018, 11:24 PM   #28
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Nice. I still need to get off my lazy ass and get my first bike. I'm really liking the fz07/09. And the street triple RS.
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Old 03-17-2018, 12:21 AM   #29
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I'm going to end up mad at you if you keep up this riding all the time and never calling me! #IThoughtWeWereFriends
Figured the academy is taking all your time.
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Old 03-22-2018, 03:32 PM   #30
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Figured the academy is taking all your time.
It has been, but I had to give you grief!
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Old 03-22-2018, 03:58 PM   #31
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So we picked up a pair of 2017 Kawasaki Ninja 650's. Right now most of my riding is left to the weekends due to my travel schedule with work but I've put almost 800 miles on this in 2 months.
Good bike to learn on. You'll get bored of it in about 3 or so months.
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