Love riding at night...different technique for riding at night though. I had a 35 MPH head on crash with a car that turned in front of me within several car lenghts of passing him. Happened so fast I never had time to even let off the throttle or even think about braking, which saved my life. I hit head on, bike stopped in front of car and I went flying and flipping. No serious injuries just two black eyes once I got home, thats when I went to the hospital, looked me over and went home. Several years until I got another street bike but not because of being affraid or anything like that just other motorcycle interests arose. I still think about that moment sometimes when approaching another car thats waiting on me to go by so they can turn...especially now more so because my wife got her a street bike and we ride together. Hard to convey the importance of being aware! aware! aware! of everything. I've most recently starting teaching her the five "Smith Principles" of driving awareness. Large commerical transportation companies utilize this system for their fleet drivers. It's proven through out the years to eliminate driver errors and increase driver awareness, anticipating potential problems and avoiding wrecks, which is the main
principle of the program. She also uses it at work now and I've started teaching it to my 15 Y/O daughter. IT DOES WORK! You can never be to aware!
DAY OR NIGHT BE SAFE AND AWARE OUT THERE!