That's one of the dumbest things I've ever heard.
"He had to soil himself to avoid crapping his pants"
I've had oldtimers tell me that "knowing when to lay it down" was a valid skill to learn. Balderdash! Keeping the rubber side down on the road is almost always the best option.
“had to lay the motorcycle down” to avoid losing control.”
LMAO.... I’ve been a biker since 1972. I started riding Harley’s in 2000. Many of the bike trips I’ve been on are around 6 to 7k miles. The longest trip took 30 days on the road, was cross country, and came to over 9,000 adventurous miles.
YES, if you think you need to “lay the bike down” you have ALREADY lost control.
Laying a bike down is not a skill, it’s a crash. LOL
Now, dropping a bike.... I did that once,... it’s very embarrassing. LOL
Best options are not always available, so plan B is activated.
I have had to lay a couple bikes down, and both times it sure beat the alternatives.