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Looks to me like a case of " target fixation"

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Looks to me like a case of " target fixation"
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Ouch....amazing it was not worse than that. Wonder what the amount of the lawsuit over this one??


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I don't get it. The guy wasn't out of shape at all... Was totally in control and on the right line, and then just drove over a couple guys on bikes. Hard to tell if the sound is correct, but sounds like he didn't even lift before running the bicycles down. Add to that he was on an SV650 and he just has to be a noob.

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I don't get it. The guy wasn't out of shape at all... Was totally in control and on the right line, and then just drove over a couple guys on bikes. Hard to tell if the sound is correct, but sounds like he didn't even lift before running the bicycles down. Add to that he was on an SV650 and he just has to be a noob.
As said before, "Target fixation". A survival reaction for amateur riders.


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That's the Snake on Mulholland Hwy.That turn is a very tricky turn. It's not a smooth radius. If you haven't been thru it, you don't realize what a tight area the apex is. If you have any kind of speed, and you don't hit it right, you'll run-out.
Just like this guy did, then fixation took over.
That wreck looked wicked to me. Looked like the bicycle rider landed hard on the pavement.

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I actually went through this turn/road, (great fun btw) for the first time yesterday and saw this vid on reddit before heading out...every time I saw a bicycle I laughed out loud, cause in my head I was sayin....'dont look at the bike, dont look at the bike'. But seriously it doesn't look like he made an attempt to stop, or swerve at all...looks like he was bracing for impact right before and may have been able to dump it. Looked like a bad cartoon the way he just plowed through the both of them.

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Another view if anyone still cares...
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