I was riding my bike on a busy downtown Toronto street when a large piece of metal was bent and ripped from my front wheel.
It was like an angry shark was trying to bite my head off.
It felt like I had been hit by a truck.
I tried to pull off the highway, but the metal was still lodged in the front of my bike.
I couldn’t drive, and I couldn, and still, I was too scared to try to drive away.
I was in a panic.
I was afraid I would be pulled over by the police and arrested for a reckless or careless riding.
I needed to do something to help.
I looked around and saw a friend of mine who had been riding her motorcycle down the street with her son.
She was on the front seat and he was in the back.
I didn’t know what to do, so I leaned forward to pick the bike up and let it go.
As soon as I let go, the metal fell from the front wheel, and it hit the back wheel, too.
I jumped into the air.
I knew I had done the right thing.
I wasn’t going to be pulled out of the bike by a police officer.
I jumped off the bike and was taken to a nearby hospital, where I received a few stitches, and then I was released.
When I asked my wife what she thought, she told me it was OK to ride a motorcycle without an inflator.
She didn’t understand why I felt that way, but she was OK with it.
I didn’t think I was going to ride my motorcycle again, but I did.
I would like to think that riding my motorcycle was something that happened to me at random.
Riding is one of the things that I enjoy the most.
Riding a motorcycle is one thing that I have a lot of fun doing, but riding my bicycle without an inflatable airbag is a very different experience.
I am glad that I don’t have an inflating device.
Riding with an inflators can lead to injuries and death.
I have been hit from behind, my motorcycle has been flipped, my rear end has been broken and my bike has even been stolen.
I would like the law to make it mandatory to wear an inflater to ride your motorcycle.
The law needs to address the risks of riding without a properly inflated airbag, which could cause you to get seriously injured.
If you don’t want to wear your airbag you need to wear a helmet and use proper techniques to get back on the road safely.
The author is a paramedic with Ride Safe Toronto.
The views and opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect those of Ride Safe Ontario.