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post #1 of 20 Old 01-01-2009, 03:49 PM Thread Starter
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Cold streets + cold tires = no traction

28 degrees F was the high today. Driving home from the movies, saw a dude on a new CBR600RR highside today trying to pull away from a tuned Honda Civic. Guess they were racing. The road curves to the right with a slight incline. Heard him accelerate, saw the rear break away, saw the dude flying, and saw the sparks. As we approached, he had the bike up and inspecting the damage. He lives to see another day. Hope he learned something.
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That sucks! Its pretty stupid to street race in really cold weather like that but I/m glad the guy is ok.
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lesson leared for him i hope...

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ha ha HONDA ..... glad he is ok

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yeah... cold weather makes traction a bitch... can't wait for warmer temps here
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ha ha HONDA ..... glad he is ok
In the right hands that HONDA is a little bit more nimble than the wheelbarrow in your avatar fwiw

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yes i know from what i hear and see you ride 600 yes ha ha.But there so ugly with that huge upper fairing.i think of it as tyra banks hot body but huge fore head just like the cbr ha ha.but i am not bashing your bike just not my fav brand for any make bike car anything.Just dont like honda dont know why ???

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28 degrees F was the high today. Driving home from the movies, saw a dude on a new CBR600RR highside today trying to pull away from a tuned Honda Civic. Guess they were racing. The road curves to the right with a slight incline. Heard him accelerate, saw the rear break away, saw the dude flying, and saw the sparks. As we approached, he had the bike up and inspecting the damage. He lives to see another day. Hope he learned something.
Holly Molly! he is a luck SOB!

But someone like that is what I call a SQUID!
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worst of all, he went down for a pointless run against a civic

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