Yeah it's pretty simple. We all know at least one person that's pushing 60 and has been riding for practically his (or her) entire life. And by golly if they can do it, so can we!
So how are they different? What makes the old motorcyclist so much better at avoiding accidents than the case studies all our friends and family are so quick to point out? (Yes Uncle Stew, I know you had a buddy in high school that died riding his motorcycle. You remind me every time I see you.)
Here are a few things that separate the old from the crashed. AKA Go Hi Viz's simple guide to not dying on a motorcycle.