That's EXACTLY what I thought when I read the question. Well....my kid (singular).High_Side wrote:Seriously nice bike(the XB9). As for concerns: my kids. Nothing else is more of an overriding factor to my former squidliness. It keeps me focused on the big picture.
That's it for me. But I am also afraid of getting too comfortable riding. Most wrecks that I know of have been in situations where the bike being faster and more manoverable could have possibly avoided the wreck, but the riders have all been ones who have been riding for many many years and they just became what I would call too comfortable with the ride. All of them were excellent riders and very possibly could have avoided the accident had they been more aware of their surroundings. Since I have a tendancy to "zone" when I drive a car, I really have to watch myself now that I am getting comfortable with riding and constantly remind myself to pay attention to the guy in front and the guy comming up behind and the person to the side and the person at the stop light that does not have the right away but might not see me... etc...etc...etc...blues2cruise wrote:My biggest concern is that when I stop for a red light the person behind me won't stop in time.