There's a general perception that motorcycles are a dangerous, daredevil pastime. In fact, I've heard that squirrels are the Hells' Angels of the animal kingdom; their motto is "Live Fast, Die Young, and Leave a Furry Patch on the Highway."
My nephew asked me that question a few months back; HERE is my reply. (Posted on my more general-interest "Idaho Spud" blog.)
Please post your own thoughts on the topic.
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