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Old 10-02-2005, 08:17 PM   #16
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Me too! Lowside.
Well, I damn near went over the bars on your Big Ruckus up in Lima. Those brakes were stronger than I thought they were. That would have been embarrassing in front of a few thousand BMW riders.
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Old 10-02-2005, 09:46 PM   #17
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Well, I damn near went over the bars on your Big Ruckus up in Lima. Those brakes were stronger than I thought they were.
Did your years of experience make it safer then?
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Old 10-03-2005, 01:38 PM   #18
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I can't say I've ridden a scooter...

Why not?

Say it: "I've ridden a scooter!" There. That didn't hurt, huh?
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Old 10-03-2005, 01:47 PM   #19
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Me too! Lowside.
You're excused, you were drunk at the time.
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Old 10-03-2005, 02:09 PM   #20
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Pretty sure any MSF instructor in this country would agree. Lack of power, especially when a hyundai can out accelerate you is a safety issue in an already dangerous two wheeled life.
I teach MSF and I don't think the issue is power, it is experience and judgement. I also used to ride bicycles between 200-300 miles a week all over the Santa Cruz mountains when I raced bicycles..They kinda lack power also; well, at least with me push'n the pedals.
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