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True meaning of skid marks!!

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Ride safe,

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I didn't know sliding on your butt turns your hair grey!

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True meaning of skid marks!!

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Ride safe,

Corky :ride::thumbsup::applause:

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What protection would have helped there? Maybe some steel belted underware?

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Looks like he was wearing sweats, but it's a good point.

Studies were done in the late 80s on protective materials. At 50mph on asphalt, heavy denim (like Levis) was shredded in about 6-8 feet.

Kevlar-reinforced textile gear does better, but is still shredded after about a 16-18ft slide.

Leather (not fashion bomber jackets, but REAL leather) is good for an 80 foot slide before it is compromised.

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