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Another wreck from MSX THAI in thailand. Looks like the rider was ok with no serious injuries.
 

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Looks like the grom has a good inverted balance point!

Hope rider is ok, looks like he will need some new jeans!
 

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He is not very far from the bike. He will be ok.
LOL....Ii rolled and slid about 60 feet when i had my little off. I ended up 10 feet from the bike as well. Proximity to the bike after the crash doesnt usually mean much.

He looks a little down and out.

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The rider and bike are both laying exactly the same way. Do you think the grom was riding the rider? Dun dun dun!
 

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I hope he is alright. Hopefully we don't see these incidents pop up when the Grom is release in NA.
 

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Its going to happen... i just hope people remember to ride within their means.

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We will see youtube videos from N1ickey of Groms on Mulholland Drive dragging hard parts and washing out before you know it, lol.

My thing is these bikes are so low powered that surely the accidents mostly arrive from traffic mistakes (rider or another driver) I can't imagine people going too fast in these, though I'm sure many will try.
 

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is it me or does the asian crowd not believe in gear?
 

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My thing is these bikes are so low powered that surely the accidents mostly arrive from traffic mistakes (rider or another driver) I can't imagine people going too fast in these, though I'm sure many will try.
fast for a corner does not necessarily require top speed
 

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No gear

is it me or does the asian crowd not believe in gear?
It does seem that way In Thailand anyway.

Even In the states you see a lot of people riding with no helmets, shorts, even flip flops. In Europe you dont see guys without gear and very rarely without a helmet. In Germany it is illegal to ride without a helmet and they enforce it. It takes a lot more money to get a motorcycle license here and you have to do it in stages. I think it goes something like 125cc then 250, 500 then unlimited. It takes time in between each stage. When i got my motorcycle license in washington state many years ago i took a 15 minute multiple choice test and then a 1 hour riding test in a parking lot. I then paid $25 and had my license. I then bought a 1000cc sport bike. I had a lot of off road riding experience prior which helped a lot, but that is not the case for some. Maybe its too lax in the states.
 

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It is very relaxed in the States. I'm not much for regulation, but most states could use a little more requirements for a license.
 

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It does seem that way. In the states you see a lot of people riding with no helmets, shorts, even flip flops. In europe you dont see guys without gear and very rarely without a helmet. In Germany it is illegal to ride without a helmet and they enforce it. It takes a lot more money to get a motorcycle license here and you have to do it in stages. I think it goes something like 125cc then 250, 500 then unlimited. It takes time in between each stage. When i got my motorcycle license in washington state many years ago i took a 15 minute multiple choice test and then a 1 hour riding test in a parking lot. I then paid $25 and had my license. I then bought a 1000cc sport bike. I had a lot of off road riding experience prior which helped a lot, but that is not the case for some. Maybe its too lax in the states.
I think the meant in Asia.

People rarely wear gear in Asia. A helmet is about as hardcore as it gets.
 
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