Do you ride a motorcycle? Then you are among the most vulnerable road users in Singapore, where riders and their pillions account for about 1 in 2 road deaths. In fact, our country’s road fatality rate surpasses that of London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. What better way to reap wisdom than from the experiences of others? Rude Machinery sits down with familiar faces in the local riding scene to ask them: “Can you tell us about the worst road accident you’ve had?”
Rex: Yamaha Champions Riding School (YCRS) certified coach and self-professed track addict.
Juvena: Rode over 44,000km from Singapore to Europe on a scooter.
Daniel & Peifa: Cross-continent journey derailed by a bone-breaking accident.
Eunice: Delivery rider with a few close shaves.
Rahim: Hardcore moto-adventurer who’s learnt to expect the unexpected.
Cherie went to school with overachievers. She grew up to fully embrace her wicked, underachieving ways and made art, rode motorcycles, wore dinosaur costumes to inappropriate places, and was generally awesome. She has recently discovered that the optimal number of underpants to pack for world domination on your motorcycle is 2.5.