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Two dead after motorcycle they were riding is struck by a car near Kewanee | Local Crime & Courts







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Two people on a motorcycle died Sunday after they were struck by a vehicle that had crossed the center line of Illinois 78 in Henry County, Sheriff’s investigators said.

The crash occurred at about 2:30 p.m. in the area of 880N and Illinois 78 just north of Kewanee.

A passenger car that was southbound on Illinois 78 crossed the center line into the northbound lane and struck the motorcycle.

The car then struck an SUV that also was northbound. 

The driver and passenger of the motorcycle were pronounced dead at the scene.

The occupants from the other two vehicles were taken to a local hospital.

The names of the deceased were not released Sunday.

The crash remains under investigation by the Henry County Sheriff’s Department.

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The Only Thing Scarier Than Riding A Motorcycle Is Riding A Flying Motorcycle

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Imagine a world where motorcycles were never invented. In this parallel universe nobody made the leap from human-powered bicycle to a motor-driven two-wheeler. We made it all the way to 2021 without bikes and riders and iron horses and ATGATT. If that were the case and someone pitched the idea of a motorcycle to the world, invariably every government on the planet would call the idea ludicrous and immediately ban the thing from ever getting off the ground.

I think that’s where we stand right now with so-called ‘flying motorcycles’ because this should immediately be shitcanned as a horrible and untenably unsafe idea. Government intervention is needed to save humanity from its own stupidity, because this is the dumbest and most dangerous shit I have ever seen. Dissolve the company, dismantle every piece of equipment they have actually produced (probably none), and require every investor

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‘Police shouldn’t chase those riding motorcycles, it only kills people’: Friends of motorcyclist killed in latest high-speed East Cleveland pursuit remember him

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ward 9 Councilman Kevin Conwell held a press conference Friday afternoon to decry the latest of dozens of East Cleveland police pursuits to spill across the city limits, this time resulting in the death of a 46-year-old motorcycle driver.

Darrick “Slo Burn” Lee, 46, was killed Thursday night on his motorcycle after a pursuit by East Cleveland police.

The pursuit that resulted in his death marked the 150th time East Cleveland took part in a high-speed chase this year, East Cleveland police Chief Scott Gardner said. The chases have resulted in two deaths, numerous injuries and a slew of property damage,

The pursuits have divided the government of the inner-ring suburb. They also led to increased calls to abandon the practice that Gardner often posts flippant accounts of the chases on Facebook. The pursuits result in primarily minor criminal charges, according to a cleveland.com analysis of

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Here’s How To Buy the Right Motorcycle Boots for Riding

Few pieces of motorcycle kit are as important to your riding safety as your footwear. At the same time, few pieces are as overlooked. You wouldn’t believe how many people I’ve come across who drop thousands on the best helmet, jacket, and jeans, and then just run Adidas Sambas or Jordans — it’s wildly shortsighted. 



a bunch of items that are sitting on a table: Few pieces of motorcycle kit are as important to your riding safety as your footwear. At the same time, few pieces are as overlooked. You wouldn’t believe how many people I’ve come across who drop thousands on the best helmet, jacket, and jeans, and then just run Adidas Sambas or Jordans — it’s wildly shortsighted. […]


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Few pieces of motorcycle kit are as important to your riding safety as your footwear. At the same time, few pieces are as overlooked. You wouldn’t believe how many people I’ve come across who drop thousands on the best helmet, jacket, and jeans, and then just run Adidas Sambas or Jordans — it’s wildly shortsighted. […]

Responsible for shifting gears and braking, your feet are the second most important point of contact with your bike, after your hands. On a basic level, your feet are also responsible for getting around

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