Topic: Why you crash, a new study  (Read 345 times)

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Offline norton73

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« on: April 21, 2017, 06:15:11 AM »
http://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/motorcycles/this-is-why-you-crash-your-motorcycle%E2%80%94according-to-science/ar-BBzQIZ0?li=BBisPVf&ocid=spartandhp


First study since the Hurt report in 1981.

some interesting perspectives.
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« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2017, 07:38:02 AM »
http://www.msn.com/en-us/autos/motorcycles/this-is-why-you-crash-your-motorcycle%E2%80%94according-to-science/ar-BBzQIZ0?li=BBisPVf&ocid=spartandhp


First study since the Hurt report in 1981.

some interesting perspectives.
Pretty Interesting.  Thanks, it is a good article.

I found this very interesting;Over the course of the study, 30 of the 100 riders crashed. That’s a rather big percentage, but it makes more sense when you consider that over half of the crashes (17) were low speed falls. Past studies didn’t include mundane tipovers, because nobody reported them.

 A good argument for Gymkhana from this.

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« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2017, 09:26:30 AM »
That was my thought too. I was wondering if anyone else would pick up on that.
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« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2017, 12:25:15 PM »
That was my thought too. I was wondering if anyone else would pick up on that.
Pretty sure a few more will be chiming in. ;)

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« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2017, 01:12:23 PM »
Within a few months of buying my first bike I dropped it.  I forgot to put the kickstand down ::) 

Interesting study but everyone needs to identify their own risk factors.