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Old 03-01-2013, 05:36 AM   #1570
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Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Sutton MA
Oddometer: 135
Originally Posted by AntiHero View Post
Yeah, BW kind of sucks. In a car it's not too bad, but there were a couple sections of extremely rough pavement just post apex that you had to watch out for. Barber looks better in your video than it did in person. Great to see you tearing it up on the 675. You make me miss mine even more.

Tom, I'm glad that vid changed your lurker status. Thanks for sharing your story. Sorry about your dad as well. Motorcycles are the best therapy (for all tragedies it seems)--and it seems like you have a diverse enough of a collection to deal with anything that comes (or gets in) your way!

Even the thought of the track used to really bother me because I was incapable of doing something I loved so much. Though I'm still not ready for the g-forces of my S2000 again, I'm overwhelmingly pleased--even shocked--that I can handle the forces of the bike (turmeric and ginger pills to the rescue!).

I saw the photo early this AM. I thought I could hear the tell tale signature of knee puck on the ground in your video. NICE! Glad you're back to high-g sports. That feeling is so much fun.

Something about that feeling relates to snowboarding and high G turns and your fingers brushing the snow or surfing. Ah good clean fun!

Thanks for the comments. Yes I have a quiver full of arrows in the garage. Google - Why motorcycles are better than women...
04 Buell XB12R - Feels fast but isn't = Good street sport bike
12 KTM 350EXC-F - Enduro machine with plate so I can ride to the trails near my house
13 Triumph Tiger 800XC - Sold after clutch stranded me at 4K miles in Berkshires
2000 Ducati 996S - Madness
2014 H-D Breakout - Nothing like a big scooter to relax a bit
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