Black Bear - 50 km/hr
Human - 35 km/hr
Liam (the 12 year old boy) - much slower than the fastest human
Honda CRF100 Dirt Bike - 90 km/hr
So, why is it that my son thinks that the best course of action to take upon meeting up with a black bear, is to either drop the bike and run or stop and call me on his cell phone to come and get him?
Physics, next year. I will send the teacher a pre-emptive letter of apology.