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2nd May '16 4:03:07 AM JackG
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** In ''Film/TerminatorSalvation'', one of the Moto-Terminators uses its ArtificialIntelligence to [[AwesomenessByAnalysis instantaneously plot the course]] of some low-bouncing debris hurling towards it, and comes up with this trope as the only solution. Like the ''Ben 10'' example in Western Animation, having no driver makes it easier to recover.

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** In ''Film/TerminatorSalvation'', one of the Moto-Terminators uses its ArtificialIntelligence to [[BulletTime instantaneously]] [[AwesomenessByAnalysis instantaneously plot the course]] of some low-bouncing debris hurling towards it, and comes up with this trope as the only solution. Like the ''Ben 10'' example in Western Animation, having no driver makes it easier to recover.
2nd May '16 3:48:49 AM JackG
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** In ''Film/TerminatorSalvation'', one of the Moto-Terminators does this under a piece of low-bouncing debris as it pursues the heroes. Like the ''Ben 10'' example in Western Animation, having no driver makes it easier to recover.

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** In ''Film/TerminatorSalvation'', one of the Moto-Terminators does this under a piece uses its ArtificialIntelligence to [[AwesomenessByAnalysis instantaneously plot the course]] of some low-bouncing debris hurling towards it, and comes up with this trope as it pursues the heroes.only solution. Like the ''Ben 10'' example in Western Animation, having no driver makes it easier to recover.
3rd Apr '16 8:14:57 AM Knight20
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* In WesternAnimation/TuffPuppy in the episode "Watch Dog" Kitty does this as the garage door to the Tuff Parking Garage is closing.
31st Jan '16 6:41:38 AM StFan
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* In ''WesternAnimation/DCShowcaseCatwoman'', ComicBook/{{Catwoman}} slides her stolen motorcycle under a truck while chasing Rough Cut. For bonus style points, the truck is tipping over at the time.



* In ''WesternAnimation/DCShowcaseCatwoman'', ComicBook/{{Catwoman}} slides her stolen motorcycle under a truck while chasing Rough Cut. For bonus style points, the truck is tipping over at the time.
21st Nov '15 4:31:42 PM eroock
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* Film/JamesBond:
** During a chase scene in ''Film/NeverSayNeverAgain'', Bond dives under a truck with his motorcycle and exits the other side.
** In ''Film/TomorrowNeverDies'', James Bond slides his motorcycle underneath a helicopter that has its rotor blades tilted downwards.
3rd Nov '15 7:54:06 AM Willbyr
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3rd Oct '15 6:41:56 PM StFan
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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGames'': During the motocross event, Rainbow Dash and Sunset Shimmer are forced into this maneuver under the stalks of the giant [[ManEatingPlant Man-Eating Plants]]. Rainbow slides past easily, but Sunset falls off her bike because the next one is too low.
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* In ''Film/TerminatorSalvation'', one of the Moto-Terminators does this under a piece of low-bouncing debris as it pursues the heroes. Like the Ben 10 example in Western Animation, having no driver makes it easier to recover.
* And in ''Film/Terminator3RiseOfTheMachines'', Arnie shows you don't need a motorcycle to do this. The TX is on top of a hearse being driven by the T-800, cutting her way through the roof, so he shouts at everyone to get down, then drives underneath the trailer, scraping the entire cabin off with the TX.

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* ''Franchise/{{Terminator}}'':
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In ''Film/TerminatorSalvation'', one of the Moto-Terminators does this under a piece of low-bouncing debris as it pursues the heroes. Like the Ben 10 ''Ben 10'' example in Western Animation, having no driver makes it easier to recover.
* ** And in ''Film/Terminator3RiseOfTheMachines'', Arnie shows you don't need a motorcycle to do this. The TX is on top of a hearse being driven by the T-800, cutting her way through the roof, so he shouts at everyone to get down, then drives underneath the trailer, scraping the entire cabin off with the TX.



* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGames'': During the motocross event, Rainbow Dash and Sunset Shimmer are forced into this maneuver under the stalks of the giant [[ManEatingPlant Man Eating Plants]]. Rainbow slides past easily, but Sunset falls off her bike because the next one is too low.



28th Sep '15 8:44:30 PM bobwolf
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* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsFriendshipGames'': During the motocross event, Rainbow Dash and Sunset Shimmer are forced into this maneuver under the stalks of the giant [[ManEatingPlant Man Eating Plants]]. Rainbow slides past easily, but Sunset falls off her bike because the next one is too low.
4th Sep '15 11:48:55 AM bravo104
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* In ''VideoGame/RideToHellRetribution'', Jake will have to slide under a truck roughly three times every driving section, due to the fact [[DrivesLikeCrazy nobody can seemingly drive straight.]]
31st Aug '15 11:19:57 AM ARCHON
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Note that motorcycle riders are advised to try something similar to this if they realize they can't avoid being in a collision, with one major exception: In RealLife, the goal of this maneuver is to stop in the shortest distance possible, taking a ''very'' severe case of road rash in favor of slamming into the back of a stopped vehicle or other obstacle. Hence why bikers are often HellBentForLeather or wearing other types of protective clothing, to provide a bit of protection from the road surface.

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Note that motorcycle riders are unfortunately used to be advised to try something similar to this if they realize they can't avoid being in a collision, with one major exception: In RealLife, the collision. The goal of this maneuver is (incorrectly) to stop in the shortest distance possible, taking a ''very'' severe case of road rash in favor of slamming into the back of a stopped vehicle or other obstacle. Hence why In real life, stopping with your brakes while remaining upright will bring you to a stop in a much shorter distance and in less time. Intentionally lowsiding is, unfortunately, still passed on from old bikers are often HellBentForLeather or wearing other types of protective clothing, who have never used the brakes to provide their fullest extent. This is especially true on newer bikes equipped with ABS. Stereotypical biker leather came about as a bit means of protection from the road surface.
rash in case of an accident, and back in the day bikes and road surfaces may have been poor enough to merit this maneuver.
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