nothing wrong with towing a motorcycle - can be safely done. The rider has winds just one coil around the bar, and grips the rope under his hand. allows a safe release of the tow in event of trouble - the rider simply releases the rope.
these 'darwin award nominees' had a better idea - their tow-rope was securely knotted to the left fork leg. the bike wasn't registered, and the rider didn't know how to ride a tow - he let the rope go slack. big speed-wobble and legs-akimbo when the tow suddenly tightened and jerked forward around the corner...
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