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Thread: Changes to WOF Testing

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Sichoe View Post
    -edit- also older riders with slower reaction times
    Older riders might counter that by explaining that their experience means they find themselves in situations requiring fast reflexes less frequently.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Sichoe View Post
    older bikes should pay more rego, less safety features

    -edit- also older riders with slower reaction times
    Newer bikes should pay more rego based on power, and subbing out rider skills to an algorithm.

    -edit- younger riders tend to think they are indestructible.
    DeMyer's Laws - an argument that consists primarily of rambling quotes isn't worth bothering with.

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    Old bikes have intuitional ABS...they are so crap they never lock up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by eelracing View Post
    Old bikes have intuitional ABS...they are so crap they never lock up.
    Having to give my CT90 drum brakes 10 minutes notice of my intention to stop has sharpened my awareness of hazards.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rastuscat View Post
    Having to give my CT90 drum brakes 10 minutes notice of my intention to stop has sharpened my awareness of hazards.
    Only 10 minutes? absolute luxury, the BSA needs at least half an hour
    "If you can make black marks on a straight from the time you turn out of a corner until the braking point of the next turn, then you have enough power."


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    Even BP would shy away from cleaning up a sidecar oil spill.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kickaha View Post
    Only 10 minutes? absolute luxury, the BSA needs at least half an hour
    Yeh but was talking about stopping it, not starting it
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    Quote Originally Posted by GrayWolf View Post
    Yeh but was talking about stopping it, not starting it
    Two kicks from cold, three if it's a bad day
    "If you can make black marks on a straight from the time you turn out of a corner until the braking point of the next turn, then you have enough power."


    Quote Originally Posted by scracha View Post
    Even BP would shy away from cleaning up a sidecar oil spill.
    Quote Originally Posted by Warren Zevon
    Send Lawyers, guns and money, the shit has hit the fan

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