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Old 10-06-2012, 06:23 PM   #85
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Originally Posted by vwone View Post

Normally that works but last spring on the Skyway I ran across a Triumph Rocket 3 and a newer Goldwing. This was a new on me, they would go through the turns ~ 25 mph and run full throttle down every straight stretch. These are not slow bikes and that was very frustrating. So I passed them and the look on the guy face on the Goldwing was priceless. I didn't want to out run them that way but I didn't want to stay behind that for 40 miles.

These situations can be frustrating ... those kind of bikes usually have it all over both of mine in a straight line

so I make it a game ... let them shoot away in the straight and catch 'em in the corners. Funny how I'm often all over their arses in the tight bits
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