I have a motorcycle. Not a very big one and also not very fast. It gets me where I need to be. While riding the other day,I had this urge in me to be daring,dangerous. It was 17:00 traffic in cape town and the cars are rushing past each other to get home after a long day at work. Myself,I was on my way to see someone and got bored just sitting behind this one particular car with a bumper sticker that read, “if you can read this,you’re too close”.
So I decided to have some fun and try make the time go by quicker.
So many cars,so many possibilities. I started to weave between the cars as I sped past them and mostly getting honks and angry hand gestures as I speed past them.
I realized that a lot of motorcyclists have that habbit to weave through the traffic,provoking the other drivers just for the fun of it,but where do you draw the line? When do you decide to stop taking these anger provoking risks,that could cause serious problems?
I know why I do what I do when I’m on my bike. I love that element of danger in my life. I love looking back after a situation and say,” wow,that was close”.
Just wish other boring avg joes would notice that