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Thread: R.I.P. RSVRRider (Paul Neves)

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    Writus Moderatus budoist's Avatar
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    Getting schwifty
    Sad news, and condolences to ther entire family. I think about what could happen whenever I ride and some idiot pulls out after watching me deaf in the face.

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    As a military instructor pilot, I really dug into the phenomenon of seeing/doing without registering the action. It's exponentially exacerbated by any distraction.
    If you don't mind, you should start a thread on the topic. I would live to learn more.

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    I feel for his family.

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    apriliaforum expert coolonthecoast's Avatar
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    RIP Paul, sincere condolences to his family.
    40 odd powered two wheelers over 40 odd years. Currently in the garage are a 2016 Tuono V4 1100RR and a '79 Honda CB550F

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    apriliaforum expert Jimbobvfr's Avatar
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    down in the heart of Jawjah!
    sucks. I teach every weekend, and suggestions are:
    add extra lights, hands on controls ready to stop on a dime, bright lights when legal, reflective clothing,
    I tell the students, to make motorcycling safer, they recommend training; to make cars safer? They are taking the driver out of the car...

    Sorry for your loss.
    Actually, Formerly Teachin DevilDogs to ride bikes
    01 RSVR, 10 HD XR1200 (for sale!) 11 BMW 1200RT, 04 1150 RT gone, 97 Honda VFREVER, KLX250S
    00 RSV-gone, 04 Futura-gone - 04 Futura-gone..

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    It is easier to restrict the use of motorcycles and refuse to address the benefits of them by capitalizing on those benefits through better road design and construction than doing anything that resembles accepting the responsibility departments of transportation agencies are funded to do.

    Taking the driver out of the car so to speak won't make the roads safer for motorcycling because that will only lead to highlighting motorcycles as the next transportation related problem to eliminate. If we think collectively that self driving cars won't turn left in front of motorcycles, we are sadly mistaken. What we can expect is that since motorcycles will become the uncontrolled variable that the technology to limit your 200hp bike to travel not one mph faster than the posted speed limit will become a reality within our lifetimes.
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    very sad. rip. i grew up riding and driving on that road. super dangerous because of blind drivers.

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    Honest always, feared often Micah / AF1 Racing's Avatar
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    Godspeed to yet another rider, taken from us well before nature would allow. Sucks. Good thoughts to his family and close friends.
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    Micah Shoemaker
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