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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 07-21-2008, 02:04 PM Thread Starter
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Contradiction?

I was in PA this weekend and saw something I thought was odd. I saw a guy wearing a blaze orange vest - and NO helmet. Usually the people who wear orange vests are VERY safety conscious (to their credit) and would never ride without all the proper gear - especially their helmet. Just thought it was odd is all . . .

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did he have a gun rack on the bike...lol
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I saw a guy on the freeway yesterday, riding a sportbike, wearing a helmet, full jacket and back protector, and reinforced gloves.





He was also wearing shorts, and sandals.
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I saw a guy on the freeway yesterday, riding a sportbike, wearing a helmet, full jacket and back protector, and reinforced gloves.





He was also wearing shorts, and sandals.
Almost as good as the guy I saw wearing shorts, flip-flops (aka shower sandals), and full face helmet weaving his way through traffic.

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I saw a guy on the freeway yesterday, riding a sportbike, wearing a helmet, full jacket and back protector, and reinforced gloves.





He was also wearing shorts, and sandals.
Maybe the skin on his lower half is not as important to him as the skin on the upper half

Either that or he is planning to go head first and is counting on keeping his legs up and face down

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I suppose if they're wearing the correct riding sandals, then it'd be ok...







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its just rationalization.......kinda like getting diet coke with your double cheeseburger w/fries. "I'm being kinda safe!!"
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No contradiction, just stupid.

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I see this guy zip by the house every day with a half helmet strapped to his sissy bar, and his gloves are strapped to the passenger seat...i call him dumbass every time i see him
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