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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-15-2010, 11:58 PM Thread Starter
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got stuck in the rain

bike was comfortable in the short down pour (15 or so mins) ... scary thing was i stoped off an interstate off ramp and seen a truck towing lawn equitment slam on the binders . i made my legal rt turn on red going somewhat sideways on the turn , to see the person in the truck and trailer slide past the white marker at the light. if i didnt react not a second sooner i would have been hit .... i rode home and quickly changed my underware ... then welll ya i had a few beers and kissed my beloved vulcan... we made it safely





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whew. gotta look into the future as much as possible and i have no problems doing a double head check etc. I was at a 4way stop on a freeway overpass....stopped...did my check and checked again...as i was about to pull out the chick coming off the freeway (cell phone to left side of face) did not see the stop sign and blew through at least 45mph...i would have rode right in front of her from the left side. she didn't even realize what she did.

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yeah to boot mine was in the rain uggggg

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whew. gotta look into the future as much as possible and i have no problems doing a double head check etc. I was at a 4way stop on a freeway overpass....stopped...did my check and checked again...as i was about to pull out the chick coming off the freeway (cell phone to left side of face) did not see the stop sign and blew through at least 45mph...i would have rode right in front of her from the left side. she didn't even realize what she did.
Time to have Scotty mount up a Phaser cannon to the Vulcan, me thinks!!

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