If nothing else, the following YouTube clip highlights the need to control your speed on public roads and the dangers of target fixation.
Amazingly, the rider survived. Hate to think what injuries he suffered – you don’t just walk away after something like this.
You never know what’s around the corner. Even if it’s a road you’ve been on a thousand times before, conditions can change and you can come undone.
#1 Treat every ride as a new ride
#2 ATGATT (Wear appropriate safety gear every ride)
#3 Take the speed to the track
#4 Don’t f$&kin die!