Date: Tue, 03 Jul 2001 20:18:43 +0100
From: danny <>
Subject: Re: Saab 9.5 Bike Rack

Nutmegger wrote: > I don't understand what happened to the motorcyclist, or how carrying bikes on > rear mounted carriers is a danger to them? Saab in front executed emergency stop (with benefit of ABS) and with nearly invisible light clusters. Bike couldn't stop and rode/skidded into rear of Saab. Normally the rider might have had a chance, but got impaled on bits of bike (ie:handle bars, etc) sticking out of rear of Saab (rather than smooth rear of unadorned Saab) > > > It makes a complete folly of the idea that modern cars > >(especially Saab) are safer, both for their occupants and anyone around > >them. Not to mention the Illegality of the ones I usually see, where the > >rear lights and number plates are completely obstructed. Sorry, but it's a > >personal thing with me, one of the fatalities was a colleague. > > Sorry to hear that. > Thanks > > > make the coffee and she remodels the kitchen? - there's only me (I'd never be allowed that stuff if I was married !) > > > ~J~ -- Regards, Danny (a purely hobby site) swap Z for above characters in email address to reply

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