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Old 11-22-2012, 06:49 PM   #18151
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He doesn't have a right leg and just has a shoe glued to the right foot peg to fool people.
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Old 11-23-2012, 05:50 AM   #18152
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Are we *really* discussing pant cuff style now?
Hmmmm? Kinda looks that way to me. And I am grateful for the response from Down Under that gives this forum a global feel and keeps me from being as big a parochial puddin head as I moight be otherwise. There are a lot of 'pant cuff' stories that end in tip-over fail and other amusements. Bell bottom jeans were famous for sliding over kick starters, bitd. And recently, an instructor on a GW in a BRC tipped over when coming to a demo stop because his pant cuff hung up on his footpeg and wouldn't let his foot come to the ground. And there is one story of a rider tucking his pant cuff into a subsequently well buckled boot while his foot was on the peg so tightly that he fell over because his leg wouldn't straighten enough to make the save. But, I am really fackin old and used to get around a lot. So, such posts dredge up a lot of memories of the odd fun and frollics of bikin'. And we could move on to 'bootlace' stories when we get bored silly enough to need to do that?
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Old 11-23-2012, 06:27 AM   #18153
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The perps responsible for the post could have at least photoshopped the front tire wheelie out of the picture. Or posted some other staged picture with the rider on a believable bike.

Next we will see pics of some alleged edge to edge rear tire wear of what that poser did with his belt sander.

WTF??

Need a close up of that bikes 2+" chicken strip NOW!
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Old 11-23-2012, 07:23 AM   #18154
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WEll, it is nearing winter, so good KIllboy pictures are few and far between.

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And we could move on to 'bootlace' stories when we get bored silly enough to need to do that?
Back when I had my ZX-7R, while I did ride in Dainese leathers everywhere, I used my EMS uniform's black 'Hi-Tec' brand boots (with the leathers tucked in them, of course). One day, out somewhere on a two lane in the back rounds of PA, my left leg was knocked off and back so hard I swore I had hit a groundhog or something with it. I even looked backwards while still flying along, but didn't see anything.

Turns out my damned lace - that I normally double knotted and tucked in - got caught int he chain.

I'm going to agree with you; the stories as to what all happens fully explains why pants are better tucked into boots, and that the boots don't have laces (Gee, and that just happens to be the way motorcycle cops wear their uniforms).

I'd be willing to read even more of them. I liked reading the anecdotes you wrote, ibafran. But this seems worthy of its own thread, too - "Pants in/out of boots, Laces or no?"

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Old 11-23-2012, 08:24 AM   #18155
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The boots and pants thoughts needs to expand to include:
What kind of oil to use on the boots; synthetic or natural
What tread design; ATV, urban, or car tread
Do you put the balls of your feet on the pegs or the center of your feet.
Soles that are mostly flat or with heels? Why?

Information that could save your life.

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Old 11-23-2012, 09:57 AM   #18156
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I wear my boots tucked into my TDI

wait.....what?
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Old 11-23-2012, 10:31 AM   #18157
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Pants tucked, so when you kick that moron that crossed the yellow and put you in the ditch, in the A$$, the pants don't get stained.
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Old 11-23-2012, 11:09 AM   #18158
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WEll, it is nearing winter, so good KIllboy pictures are few and far between.
Yet one more reason why I love living in Southern California.
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Old 11-23-2012, 11:17 AM   #18159
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Try tucking the legs of a Roadcrafter into some Sidi Vertebras. Let me know how that works for you.
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Old 11-23-2012, 11:57 AM   #18160
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Gotta give him a little credit, while he didn't hang off a bit and help the bike, he hung with it long past the point where a crash was a near certainty instead of bailing. Maybe he just froze, I noticed a pretty tight looking grip on the left bar, angle is wrong to see what with and how hard the seat is being gripped. I too taken in, didn't realize it was static.

Still doesn't stop the bike from being fugly.
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Old 11-23-2012, 12:15 PM   #18161
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Still doesn't stop the bike from being fugly.



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Old 11-23-2012, 03:37 PM   #18162
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. There are a lot of 'pant cuff' stories that end in tip-over fail and other amusements. Bell bottom jeans were famous for sliding over kick starters, bitd. And recently, an instructor on a GW in a BRC tipped over when coming to a demo stop because his pant cuff hung up on his footpeg and wouldn't let his foot come to the ground.
Yep, that is why I tuck my pants into my boots ^^^^
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Old 11-23-2012, 04:30 PM   #18163
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Gotta give him a little credit, while he didn't hang off a bit and help the bike, he hung with it long past the point where a crash was a near certainty instead of bailing. Maybe he just froze, I noticed a pretty tight looking grip on the left bar, angle is wrong to see what with and how hard the seat is being gripped. I too taken in, didn't realize it was static.
Static? You mean he isn't anti-countersteering?

Feh.

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Old 11-24-2012, 06:53 AM   #18164
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I remember when this was a picture thread
Now it's a fashion thread.




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Old 11-24-2012, 07:06 AM   #18165
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