quote: I understand there is a slew of more variables than there was when they made cars without belts (including higher car speeds).
quote: Principle remains, is the belts making people irresponsible? Same goes for this, people should be increasingly aware with these vehicles... but we all know how people can be.
quote: I've ridden every day for the past 6 years, and can say, that without a doubt, loud pipes HAVE saved my life. People don't look for bikes, so at least they can hear me. Talk to a few bikers who have had friends killed by ignorant drivers before dishing out crap about a baby getting woken up while sleeping outside.
quote: Oncoming traffic and motorists at side streets don't hear you until AFTER you've gone past them because your exhaust noise is directed behind you.
quote: Unfortunately the excess posterior orifices that ride loud bikes actually believe this urban myth.
quote: Coming soon: Mufflers banned to assist the hard of hearing.
quote: I don't think that 0.3% of the population should be overly concerned about this.
quote: Where the needs of the few, outweigh the needs of the many.