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Old 07-29-2013, 01:43 PM   #22726
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Honda Rune... or is it a Ruined Valkyrie?



Stylish bike, no idea how it goes. Guess it's the Japanese version of a Dong?
It's a Big Dong.
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Old 07-29-2013, 02:47 PM   #22727
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About NC mile marker 7?



I heard he was airlifted to Asheville which seems odd since most go to Knoxville's trauma center.
We lost a friend last year in NC. If I understand correctly the deceased are not allowed to leave the state until an autopsy is performed. That might explain why he didn't go to Knoxville.
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Old 07-29-2013, 02:52 PM   #22728
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Honda Rune... or is it a Ruined Valkyrie?



Stylish bike, no idea how it goes. Guess it's the Japanese version of a Dong?



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That is indeed a Honda Rune.
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Old 07-29-2013, 03:02 PM   #22729
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That is indeed a Honda Rune.
So Rune is Japanese for Dong?
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Old 07-29-2013, 03:23 PM   #22730
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Saturday morning fail of the miatas

He only fell 30, 40 feet max. No biggie...
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Old 07-29-2013, 03:51 PM   #22731
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I was about 3 minutes behind the Miata, motorcycle wreck.
I think the motorcycle and rider went over the car.
Looked like right side windshield took a huge hit.
TrashCan,
You talking about the Miata/bike wreck on the Cherohala or the one on the Dragon? Seems there were two.
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Old 07-29-2013, 04:05 PM   #22732
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TrashCan,
You talking about the Miata/bike wreck on the Cherohala or the one on the Dragon? Seems there were two.


On the Dragon.
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Old 07-29-2013, 06:16 PM   #22733
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I was there last year and more miatas than you could shake a stick at. Convention? Never saw one cross the yellow. What's the case here?
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Old 07-29-2013, 06:52 PM   #22734
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I was there last year and more miatas than you could shake a stick at. Convention? Never saw one cross the yellow. What's the case here?




Bike ran wide, not the Mazda.
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Old 07-29-2013, 06:56 PM   #22735
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Bike ran wide, not the Mazda.
Idiot paid the price.
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Old 07-29-2013, 07:03 PM   #22736
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So Rune is Japanese for Dong?
I think it's a Druid word that has something to do with chicken bones...

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Old 07-29-2013, 07:12 PM   #22737
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I hope you're just trolling when you say "Idiot paid the price". I think most riders at some point have crossed the yellow line. Most don't want to, but too much entry speed, inattention, gravel, etc, may cause them to drift. There are some who really don't care which side of the road they're on. We don't know the facts so I don't think we should judge.
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Old 07-29-2013, 07:15 PM   #22738
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I hope you're just trolling when you say "Idiot paid the price". I think most riders at some point have crossed the yellow line. Most don't want to, but too much entry speed, inattention, gravel, etc, may cause them to drift. There are some who really don't care which side of the road they're on. We don't know the facts so I don't think we should judge.
I've had many more close calls from cars cutting corners than from me running wide...
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Old 07-29-2013, 08:00 PM   #22739
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I was there last year and more miatas than you could shake a stick at. Convention? Never saw one cross the yellow. What's the case here?
I go down every year for miatas at the gap and I'm glad to hear that everyone was behaving themselves. If anyone catches wind of a miata owner not playing nice be sure to post it so we can make sure that they are properly shamed.
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Old 07-29-2013, 08:06 PM   #22740
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I go down every year for miatas at the gap and I'm glad to hear that everyone was behaving themselves. If anyone catches wind of a miata owner not playing nice be sure to post it so we can make sure that they are properly shamed.
They've already been shamed, they're driving Miatas...
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