Author Topic: What went wrong in this video?  (Read 5708 times)

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Offline JB

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Re: What went wrong in this video?
« Reply #25 on: July 24, 2015, 10:51:18 pm »
I'm no expert, but it appears he failed to maintain his lane because he didn't know how to counter-steer the motorcycle.

That was the bad kind of knee and elbow dragging for sure.
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Re: What went wrong in this video?
« Reply #26 on: July 26, 2015, 04:18:17 pm »

Here's a link to an article where the rider shooting the video was interviewed and  provided his opinion.

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Re: What went wrong in this video?
« Reply #27 on: August 24, 2015, 10:42:28 pm »
He's so lucky that the driver of the Ford Escape was paying attention and not texting or something.

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Re: What went wrong in this video?
« Reply #28 on: August 24, 2015, 10:48:28 pm »
I think it was this one (it's long, 29 minutes before the slide):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6olw5NXGns


Wow. That guy looks like he grabbed a hand full of throttle as his right foot fell of the bike and he took off like a rocket.

I've watched that video many times of the years and marvel over the fact that during his entire ride, that was the best place for that incident to occur. 

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Re: What went wrong in this video?
« Reply #29 on: August 24, 2015, 11:23:44 pm »
Hi,
       I've seen that vid before and can't help but wonder what the skill level of the driver was?

Or, how long he had driven a C14?

It is a big powerful bike, and it WANTS to go fast! Just sayin! ;D
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