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Old 09-05-2012, 07:06 PM   #15616
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:08 PM   #15617
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A friend from a couple of weeks ago. First thing we did AFTER checking on him was to see if he wanted pics taken. Wouldnt have been much different if we had been in place to film him prior to the crash.

Maybe its our group of riders, but the agreement is to follow this scenario: "you alive? yes? ok, we are going to get pics"
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:09 PM   #15618
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Okey Dokey. Next time either of you crash I...

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You do realize that this is the Killboy Failure Dragon Fest thread wherein our inmates discuss, ridicule and chuckle over mishaps and fails captured by the Killboy crew at The Dragon? And if the Bouncing Gremper in these photos didn't want them public, he and his buddy wouldn't have made them public?

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Old 09-05-2012, 07:18 PM   #15619
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Not to mention that the pics serve as a reminder to be extra cautious out there. The photogs have documented big trucks causing danger and helped push to keep them off of Deal's Gap. They often escort the trucks that do pass as do other riders.

And they (or at least Killboy) organize clean ups of the road as well as keep a broom handy to sweep gravel kicked up by cars and bikes off of the road. Those evil photogs.
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:20 PM   #15620
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If you go to the Snake thread, which has more videos of bikes crashing, you will see that the photogs rush to the fallen rider to see if they are ok. I'm willing to bet the same thing happened here.
Yeah, and if he had run up and found the guy had taken a highway peg to the neck and bled out he'd still have the pictures.

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A friend from a couple of weeks ago. First thing we did AFTER checking on him was to see if he wanted pics taken. Wouldnt have been much different if we had been in place to film him prior to the crash.

Maybe its our group of riders, but the agreement is to follow this scenario: "you alive? yes? ok, we are going to get pics"
Same scenario, different outcome, you run up to your buddy and he's fucked up bad or dead and a photog has pictures of the accident. How do you feel about it then?

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You do realize that this is the Killboy Failure Dragon Fest thread wherein our inmates discuss, ridicule and chuckle over mishaps and fails captured by the Killboy crew at The Dragon? And if the Bouncing Gremper in these photos didn't want them public, he and his buddy wouldn't have made them public?

If you don't like it, don't read it..

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The guy got hurt, but he was lucky, it could have been worse. What if these were leaked pictures of a fatal accident? They easily could be. You have any kids? What if these were pictures of your kid breaking his leg at football practice? Or a broken arm tumbling off a balance beam? Yeah, in this instance it turned out OK and the guy who wrecked posted the pictures, but that's by chance. I don't rubberneck accidents, and every one of you who's eyeing those pictures is just digitally rubbernecking.

It's bad karma to relish in the pain of others.
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:28 PM   #15621
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Yeah, bla, bla, bla... I don't rubberneck accidents



You may need to sober up.

What are you doing in this thread???
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:28 PM   #15622
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Fine, I'm wrong, dead wrong, lets all pop fucking popcorn and take coolers of beer and folding chairs to the cemetery.
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:33 PM   #15623
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:34 PM   #15624
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:43 PM   #15625
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Not a fail, but mad props...



Texting while riding? Is that the dog's leash still on the handlebar?

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Old 09-05-2012, 07:49 PM   #15626
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Texting while riding? Is that the dog's leash still on the handlebar?

It's attached to the front brake lever to remind him not to touch it or suffer immediate death. Sort of the opposite of a "Remove before Flight" ribbon. Or maybe it's so the passenger can give it a tug and slow the bike, sort of like the chains that used to hang along the wall in old trains!
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:49 PM   #15627
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You gotta love the expression on the next guy in line... "Well, shit! Another delay!"
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:51 PM   #15628
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You may need to sober up.

What are you doing in this thread???
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:54 PM   #15629
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Not a fail, but mad props...

How stupid do you have to be to put some shit on a BRAKE LEVER????

I saw that, I'd have to pull it. Sorry. Would have to be done.

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Old 09-05-2012, 07:56 PM   #15630
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It's attached to the front brake lever to remind him not to touch it or suffer immediate death. Sort of the opposite of a "Remove before Flight" ribbon. Or maybe it's so the passenger can give it a tug and slow the bike, sort of like the chains that used to hang along the wall in old trains!
We've touched on that thing, it is to whip cars and there is a website that sells them. Living the stereotype of a bad HD rider. (As opposed to a true motorcyclist that just happens to like harleys.) I can't believe that it is actually attatched to the brake lever, what could possibly go wron there?
It also looks like it could whip his kid back there while she's texting or playing angry birds.

I saw a pick up today with a license plate frame declaring, "owned by a harley davidson owner." Struck me as odd, I guess it's kind of like Baby on Board and you are supposed to be extra cautious around it.
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