Black ’91 Hatchback

Here we see the sad end of one of two-hundred and thirty-seven hatchbacks from the 1991 model year in a junkyard in Oakland, California.  From the very close-up shot, we can see that the rear hatch glass is missing – which may very well be the reason the car was junked.  At some point, sourcing such a replacement item is the final straw.  Vaya con Geos, amigo.

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To See and Be Seen

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Having ridden a motorcycle for a while now, the concept always rattling around in my brain has been, “drivers can’t see you.”  Magazines, training programs and a rider’s general experiences all reinforce that idea – motorists, while not intentionally trying to kill you, are intentionally trying to kill you. So the rider always tries to figure out a way to be more visible – lane positioning, headlights and high beams, screaming zonker yellow body suits, the like.
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