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Cycle News 1988 02 17

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Recently, we had an opportunity to talk with On Alcohol and Riding: three-time Camel Pro ChampionBubba Shobert "Drinking and riding or using drugs and about motorcycle safety. The following excerpts riding is just plain stupid I'd never take that are his Views on the subject. kind of chance. Nobody should" , On Knowing Your Limits: On Safety Equipment: "Youknow, it takes more than skill to win "I see a lot of guys on the street riding over races, Half of winning is being in the right _their heads and they probably think they're gem: Whenever 1 ride, whether I'm on the pretty cooL But they're not impressing anytrack or on the street, 1wear a helmet with ~ 1never use the street as a race track. 1 eye protection, ajacket, gloves,lQDg pants think it's important to know your limitations and boots. Anybody that doesn't is foolish." and ride within them. I'm a professional , On Riding Responsibly: _racer, but 1 still make every ride a learning "Alot ofpeople never take the time to learn the right way to ride.They should , take one ofthe classes offered by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation so they doIit pick up bad riding habits." experience." Bubba Shobert is a winner, on and off the track. And winners ride safely. For more information on riding classes, call the Motorcycle Safety Fbundation toll free at 1-800-447-4700. HONDA. Winners 'ride safely: "Halfof winning .is being in the right gear." -- Bubba Shobert il:i1988 American HondaMotor Co" Inc. (4/88)

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