I know a lot of bikers and riders. Every week, I hear about somebody going down or getting hit. I've not had the "complacency" issue that many people get due to the fact that the danger is always in the back of my mind.
I'm working on improving my riding gear, I tell my wife I love her every time I get on the bike, and I no longer do the idiot things I did when I was younger on the bike (wheelies, blasting down the interstate, trying to protect my lane when I know others want in it, etc).
As I get older, I realize I heal slower. I'm no longer interested in risking feeling the pain if I can help it at all!
Lighten up, Francis. If you can't take some sarcasm, an Internet forum is the last place you should be.
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