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Old 09-27-2012, 05:48 PM   #16591
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What a friggin' a hole.

These idiots think they are on a track (driving or riding). We have all seen them. Weaving across all the lanes.


The victims are the innocent who they involve in the eventual wreck.

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Old 09-27-2012, 05:49 PM   #16592
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Ignorant fuck. Never wondered WHY the truck changed lanes. Too bad he didn't roll it over 6 or 7 times.
That overtake speed was ridiculous.
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Old 09-27-2012, 05:51 PM   #16593
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That's so 205 even the 205s are 205ed! Didn't you carefully read the past 837 pages?
Ummmmmmm????? No.
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Old 09-27-2012, 06:01 PM   #16594
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Wrong, but a common misconception. Motorcycle tires are a HARDER rubber compound than most automobile tires.

Look up the durometer (rubber hardness rating) for yourself. Street motorcycle tires generally have a durometer rating of around 65-70. Car tires are generally less (softer) than that.

...Orygunner...
Back to GEEEK WARS here. Are you sure about that? I just checked my bike and car tires briefly with a durometer. The bike tires were softer; 55 vs. 65 for the car. The car uses V-rated tires and my GS has Conti Road Attacks on it. My bike's tires are softer than my car's tires. Population sample = 1.

We could discuss lean angles vs. tire width next if anyone wants, but I'll stop here because I need pics, too. I love me some pics.
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Old 09-27-2012, 06:02 PM   #16595
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Ummmmmmm????? No.
What, you got sumpthin better to do? Relace your bowling shoes? Watch paint dry?
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:04 PM   #16596
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I believe someone complained about him ripping it on the 150. :lol:

Maybe next season we'll be able to get down to VIR...
lol. I think it was when he was trying to triple the 150 chasing velvetcows.
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:48 PM   #16597
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Ignorant fuck. Never wondered WHY the truck changed lanes. Too bad he didn't roll it over 6 or 7 times.
Seems the trucker waited until the last second, got right up the rider's ass, then changed lanes... not exactly safe or professional from where I sit.
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Old 09-27-2012, 09:30 PM   #16598
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Seems the trucker waited until the last second, got right up the rider's ass, then changed lanes... not exactly safe or professional from where I sit.
I don't like many truckers, but that is NOT the trucker's fault.
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Old 09-27-2012, 09:39 PM   #16599
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I don't like many truckers, but that is NOT the trucker's fault.
Didn't say it was. But you have to admit that he was right up the rider's ass before he decided to go ahead and pass. I wonder what that was about.
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Old 09-27-2012, 11:17 PM   #16600
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I don't like many truckers, but that is NOT the trucker's fault.
Volvo fuck and trucker fuck's fault.

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Old 09-28-2012, 12:23 AM   #16601
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Seems the trucker waited until the last second, got right up the rider's ass, then changed lanes... not exactly safe or professional from where I sit.
Could also be that the bike decreased speed suddenly or was just riding at a much slower speed than the norm and the truck saw a clear lane on the left. At usual highway speeds the truck would have expected the left lane to remain clear for a few seconds.

The nitwit was traveling FAST or why would they be capturing it on video? Replay of driving at or around the speed limit on a 4 lane highway is a snoozer.
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Old 09-28-2012, 02:23 AM   #16602
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worst pic so far. I am cringing from my couch. my arms are burning. the horror, the horror...
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It may be 205 but I can smell the skin graft from here.............
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Old 09-28-2012, 02:39 AM   #16603
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Ignorant fuck. Never wondered WHY the truck changed lanes. Too bad he didn't roll it over 6 or 7 times.
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What a friggin' a hole.

These idiots think they are on a track (driving or riding). We have all seen them. Weaving across all the lanes.


The victims are the innocent who they involve in the eventual wreck.

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That overtake speed was ridiculous.
Anyone know how fast he was actually going? Not as fast as everyone thinks, thats my guess.
But what is really funny is how no one said anything about the truck UP THE MOTORCYCLES ASS! He was tailgating them so close I am surprised he didnt hit them.
but when bikes are doing triple digits everyone say how cool it is....
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Old 09-28-2012, 02:48 AM   #16604
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Seems the trucker waited until the last second, got right up the rider's ass, then changed lanes... not exactly safe or professional from where I sit.
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Didn't say it was. But you have to admit that he was right up the rider's ass before he decided to go ahead and pass. I wonder what that was about.
I drive a truck and it was the truckers fault. The biggest asshole move in history, and I see it all day long from trucks cars, motorcycles, everything with wheels. Not paying attention and just changing lanes with out looking. Granted the guy in the car should have slowed down and I would really like to know HOW a motorcycle is being passed by a truck but that truck could have seen that car coming for a mile, whether he was weaving in and out of doing 130mph, seen the motorcycle from 3/4 of a mile, and noticed how slow it was moving. And don't even say the bike could have had a problem. If he did, it is a REALLY bad idea to take your problem in front of a tractor trailer.... There were only 4 vehicles on the road, but I guess you only need 1 to crash.

People drive like assholes everywhere.
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Old 09-28-2012, 04:14 AM   #16605
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People drive like assholes everywhere.
Ain't that the truth! I drive truck too, and idiocracy behind the wheel does not discriminate. Sometimes the soccer mom is as bad as the crack dealer.


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