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Old 05-11-2004, 07:58 AM
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Default Friend of mine was killed yesterday

My friend Matt Jones was killed yesterday. He was out riding his motorcycle and a woman in an SUV apparently turned in front of him - details are sketchy. The woman then took off. Police are looking for her now.

Matt leaves behind his wife and two beautiful little girls. I don't mean to be preachy, but if you've got a bike for God's sake be careful, especially if you have a family!

RIP, Matt...
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Old 05-11-2004, 08:00 AM
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Sorry to hear that DR.

Wife and kids... our toughts are with them.

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Sorry to hear this.
My bike is for sale right now for this very reason, getting to many other vehicles on the road for my comfort. No longer fun riding.
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Old 05-11-2004, 08:14 AM
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DR, so sorry to hear about this. People simply do NOT pay enough attention when driving.
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Sorry to hear the news. Condolances to the family. Last three times I took my bike out, almost got hit. Down here it just wasn't worth it. Sold the bike, I miss it, but not the worry.
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Very sad indeed. Things like this make you stop for a minute and realize how precious life is and how fast everything can change. my condolences.
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Old 05-11-2004, 08:25 AM
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Thats terrible and she took off too
I always assume the possibility that the driver up ahead will turn in front of you. This has cause me to slow
down at all intersections. I been cut off that way before
if your going slower you have a better chance of stopping. The worst offenders are on cell phones and fail
turn on there signals. I have resorted to back hills riding now. I ride a lot less now. Fear has replaced the sense of freedom I get on the Bike.
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Sorry to hear about your friend DR.I sold my bike for that reason alone.
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Sorry for your loss. Every time I take mine out I just assume that the everyone else on the road is trying to kill me and ride accordingly.
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damn dr...sorry to hear this...

rip.
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