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Old 09-26-2012, 06:06 AM   #16441
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You really don't know what you're talking about, do you.
i think i do.

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There are riders who ride past their skill level on every kind of bike out there...
you didn't read my whole rant, did you? "they're right up there with the idiot pirate HD crowd and sportbike squid crowd."

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Those guys are up there to have fun, granted they could pick a better, less crowded road to do it on, but they're probably trying to get on Killboy's highlights, just like you would if you weren't from a flat state...
risking the safety of others for internet fame? how shallow.

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(Husky 630 rider here, but I don't cut people off and dive across lines.
you must be one of the few that has the safety of others in mind when he rides.

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Awwww, did somebody get their paint peeled by a dirt bike? That dude is probably just stuck behind a train of bikes with FL plates that can't work a turn or a mirror. I promise not to bring my tard to FL, if you promise not to bring your whatever to the mountains of NC/TN.
i could care less if someone passes me. but i get hacked off when some dick in a car or on any bike cuts me off, weaves in and out, you know the drill. i don't care what you ride or drive, don't be a dickhead. plain and simple. and if he is stuck behind a train of some of the shit riders from my state, i bet he's taking his time looking for his next spot to cut other riders up and then wreck a few turns later.

edit: yes, please keep your tard out of FL. we've got plenty of all kinds of tard here already that i have to look out for
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:06 AM   #16442
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Looks like an emitter below the lower left side LED for moving radar. So you might not be as fine as you think.
I think you're looking at the PA/Siren.
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:25 AM   #16443
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That dude is probably just stuck behind a train of bikes with FL plates that can't work a turn or a mirror. .


So that's what the dirty looks were for the last time I was in TN?
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:36 AM   #16444
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This thread has really sucked lately. How about we cut all the BS and get back to photos?









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Old 09-26-2012, 06:43 AM   #16445
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Continued hijack.

Our daughter is continually frustrated by lack of properly fitting MC gear. She is 5' 7" & 115# with long legs.

XS Bell helmet fits good but jacket and pants? Revzilla has some better fitting gear for her.
Rukka does lady specific gear. Not tried personally for the obvious reason but I hear good reports about the fit.
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:51 AM   #16446
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i'm gonna go out on a limb. this guy ^^^, and his species of rider, i don't think we're gonna be bothered by them for much longer. i think they're gonna kill themselves off. the whole "street tires on a dirt bike and racing leathers" (and the inconsiderate, unsafe, asshole riding style they have) needs to stay on the track. they're right up there with the idiot pirate HD crowd and sportbike squid crowd. when i went to the dragon a few years ago, it was like every other bend had one of these supermoto asshats in the ditch. next time, keep your dirtbike in the dirt, with dirt tires on it. asses.
Dude! If you are this pissed about motards blowing by you than you are REALLY gonna blow out your main o-ring when a dirtbike, on dirt tires, with side cases blows by you in a corner ...........Stick to cruising A1A or whateva it is you do in Flo-Ri-Da!

Got some friends that will ride Croom with you that will give you a good workout.
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:03 AM   #16447
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Dude! If you are this pissed about motards blowing by you than you are REALLY gonna blow out your main o-ring when a dirtbike, on dirt tires, with side cases blows by you in a corner
blow by me all you like. just do it in the next lane over and don't make me have to see you in the ditch on the next bend like so many others. between biketoberfest and bike week we get this influx of intolerable asses from the frozen north making it hell for the few capable FL native riders that just want to enjoy the ride without having to dodge out of state corpses.

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...........Stick to cruising A1A or whateva it is you do in Flo-Ri-Da!
you really think i'm gonna tell you what i do down here? i ain't giving away my secrets

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Got some friends that will ride Croom with you that will give you a good workout.
i'm not a dirt guy. you all go on ahead.
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:11 AM   #16448
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gimme gimme gimme!
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:16 AM   #16449
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blow by me all you like. just do it in the next lane over and don't make me have to see you in the ditch on the next bend like so many others. between biketoberfest and bike week we get this influx of intolerable asses from the frozen north making it hell for the few capable FL native riders that just want to enjoy the ride without having to dodge out of state corpses.
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Even the in-state ones can be a bear.
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:18 AM   #16450
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Dude! If you are this pissed about motards blowing by you than you are REALLY gonna blow out your main o-ring when a dirtbike, on dirt tires, with side cases blows by you in a corner ...........Stick to cruising A1A or whateva it is you do in Flo-Ri-Da!

Got some friends that will ride Croom with you that will give you a good workout.
He's just jealous, because if you drop a motard, you dust yourself off, pick it up and keep riding, maybe get some new sliders later.
Drop anything else and it's $100s or $1000s for some new plastic or chrome and you're probably hitching a ride home, either because your bike is inoperable or one or more of your limbs are..
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:26 AM   #16451
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NCHP. For the record, they are perfectly colored to blend in with asphalt and gravel. Sitting in a gravel pulloff, they just disappear.
Ah, so they are. I breezed bythat photo, didn't notice the uniforms. Those are odd-looking crash bars-- are those for hanging special LEO equipment off of (like on the rider's left) or are they stock?

Those fellas look serious.
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:27 AM   #16452
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blow by me all you like. just do it in the next lane over and don't make me have to see you in the ditch on the next bend like so many others. between biketoberfest and bike week we get this influx of intolerable asses from the frozen north making it hell for the few capable FL native riders that just want to enjoy the ride without having to dodge out of state corpses.



you really think i'm gonna tell you what i do down here? i ain't giving away my secrets


i'm not a dirt guy. you all go on ahead.
I'm just razzin ya dude. I think the major issue is that there are far to many willing to risk far to much on public roads. I agree that some should keep the full on shenanigans on the track but............................what would we have to make fun of????
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:32 AM   #16453
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He's just jealous, because if you drop a motard, you dust yourself off, pick it up and keep riding, maybe get some new sliders later.
Drop anything else and it's $100s or $1000s for some new plastic or chrome and you're probably hitching a ride home, either because your bike is inoperable or one or more of your limbs are..
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One minor lowside on the 2004 R1..............$5000 dollars in parts alone.

Endo the big KTM offroad. Had to true up the front wheel, loosen and retighten forks and added some awesome battle scars. Nothing but a couple hours worth of work! Which also involved drinking beer! Win-Win
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:48 AM   #16454
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Actually, those are Tennessee Highway Patrol bikes. They also have Harleys with typical cop Harley looks. The BMWs are new for this year. Paint scheme is black, tan and white same as with their cars.
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:55 AM   #16455
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I'm just razzin ya dude.
no sweat

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I think the major issue is that there are far to many willing to risk far to much on public roads.
BINGO.

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I agree that some should keep the full on shenanigans on the track but............................what would we have to make fun of????
there is that. but oh, the injuries
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