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Jun 08

Posts: 2

robo001r says:

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One could be forgiven for dubbing ‘refueling’ as the most uninvolving element to motorcycling (I won’t say boring, physics proves this impossible when bikes are involved). Sure, you have to stand and watch the counter with a steady hand, and remember to bring the money to pay with. But in comparison to say, normal riding, it isn’t as demanding. Those...

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Sep 06

Posts: 42

aenikata says:


Many people have to get cancer or lose a loved one to realise that life is there to be lived, and that being scared of death and so on just stops you enjoying life to the full. Society has become highly risk-averse. Some groups of people have learned to balance risk and reward and take a bolder view. Bikers, investment angels, sole traders, poker players, soldiers, etc. To them the rewards of not being afraid of their own shadows.

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Sep 08

Posts: 9

DaveDragon says:

A biker I be

Nice essay.

We are indeed fortunate to have the stars allign in such a manor that enables us to enjoy such a sport/lifestyle. In anything one does, fear is present, but does not have to be a factor in one's decision making process.

Remember, Yoda said "Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering."



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