Tag Archive | "Rider Safety"

Ow ow ow ow ow ow ow ow!!

Thursday, August 27, 2009

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Scooter Showoff Owned by Pole – Watch more Funny VideosI can’t figure out how he didn’t see the huge pole, unless he just wasn’t watching where he was going which is rule number two on scooters. Rule number one is wear your helmet you dummy.

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WTF of the week: Check out the windshield on that P!

Monday, February 16, 2009

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If you’ve studied any UK rally photos, you’ve likely seen some aftermarket add-on windscreens for the Vespa.  I’ve seen plenty of gaudy examples, but this thing stops just short of being a 2-wheeled automobile.  The only details I have is the description from the scigacz.pl (title link) website that says:  ”the Paris motor scooter delivery […]

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How to make people smile – Customize your helmet

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

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Haha!  Come on now, you can tell me if you saw this helmet going down the street you wouldn’t crack a smile.  This Lego minifig helmet is the work of Sebastian Errazuriz.  See title link for the source of this post. I’d still like to see a scooter helmet made to look like the Rocketeer‘s. 

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Air filtered helmet = BADASS!

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

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Usually when I say something is “BADASS!”, I don’t mean it in a good way.  I mean it in an over-the-top, Rex-Kwan-Do-instructor kinda way.  Well, this time I mean it in a if-I-removed-these-emblems-I-could-totally-scare-people-on-the-road, which-is-wicked-cool AND a this-thing-could-protect-my-poor, sensative-sinuses-from-that-damned-Juniper-pollen kinda way.  Come ON!  Imagine this lid without the “IMPACT!” and lightening bolts!?   All this badassness […]

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Riding a scooter with a comfy seat can help the disfunctional

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

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(To keep it “safe for work” I substituted a photo of some mushrooms here.) From the “You can’t make this stuff up” department, VisorDown.com (title link) has whipped out a study that contradicts prior findings.  Now instead of contributing to impotence, it has been found that riding with a comfortable seat (like you might find on a […]

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A case for the full face

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

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Here’s a frame from a 3D CT Scan rendering that says it all. Surfactant shares it in video from flicker and you can watch it by clicking the title link. Here’s what Surfactant has to say about what we see here: This patient was not using a helmet.. Extensive facial and mandibular fractures are present. […]

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