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Old 07-23-2013, 01:51 PM   #22501
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for how pissed he was, he sure didn't seem like he tried very hard to get around that corner.....
But he thought really, really hard about how much he wanted to get around it.
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Old 07-23-2013, 01:58 PM   #22502
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Cool bike. Needs a different name, though. I mean seriously, "Dong Fang?" The image that conjures up for me is not appealing. Fortunately it has no pillion seat, so you won't be tempted to ask chicks if they want a ride on your dong fang.
honky,
"Dong Fang" means "The East" in Chinese.

I renamed it a 1937 Indian. You feel better now?

I've got this to take chicks for a ride.

Or on this.
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Old 07-23-2013, 02:02 PM   #22503
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I am impressed! I have never been able to air the chair in the wet. My outfit likes to slide in the wet long before the chair even gets light. On ATV tires too. If there is anyone in the chair, how he gets that thing hooked up is beyond me? Granted, I do not usually have a pillion on the hack. Maybe that is enough weight to get it top-heavy and traction?




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Yep. I can do that with the babe in the chair instead of on the pillion. Not as difficult as it looks. And the outfit countersteers just like a solo bike when the chair is up. Long ago when I was young and soooo unbelievably dumb, I lofted the chair over a low fire hydrant with my gf in the hack. The scream was just tremendous but worth it. The subsequent tongue-lashing was not so much fun. Never did that again and counted myself a lucky fool to have gotten away with it.
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Old 07-23-2013, 02:08 PM   #22504
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Old 07-23-2013, 02:41 PM   #22505
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I have a buddy who bought one of those el cheapo"Johnny Pag" choppers as a joke just to mess with the biker crowd. It's unbelievable how much attention it draws,mostly positive,from people who don't realize what a hunk of shit it is. It actually is fun to ride for short jaunts and I guess that's what its all about.
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Old 07-23-2013, 03:20 PM   #22506
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I renamed it a 1937 Indian. You feel better now?
...

I've got this to take chicks for a ride.

Good thing. Cause come sit on my 1937 Indian doesn't sound that great either...
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Old 07-23-2013, 03:29 PM   #22507
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I've got this to take chicks for a ride.
So you do them on the hay bale, and when you're done with them, put them in that box to bury them?
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Old 07-23-2013, 04:47 PM   #22508
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I don't need my throttle hand steadied. I don't need to have fingers on the brake lever to blip. On some dualsport bikes (on pavement) you can hardly lock the front end with four fingers. And when I do lock the front on pavement, it has always been on purpose (the coaches at MSF-ERC asked me to please quit stop coming into the stop box with the front locked).

Of course the primary reason to cover is to reduce reaction time, all the rest is lke "101 Things You Can Do With a Dead Cat". But most of the time, with situational awareness, I don't see the need for the quicker reaction time. It's risk management. If I wanted to be absolutely positively as safe as possible, I wouldn't ever get on a motorcycle (murdercycle) in the first place.

But if you feel it improves your riding, go right ahead.
I merely mentioned what I do and why I do it. What makes you think I was criticizing anyone? It's something I evolved over 40+ years of seat time, and it works fine for me.

I have a dual sport that had dodgy brakes once. It no longer does because I upgraded them. Two fingers will now lock it up just fine.
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Old 07-23-2013, 04:58 PM   #22509
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I laughed so hard when I saw you post that. It really makes me wonder how long this guy has been able to ride for as long as he has with those skills. That looks like a third gear sweeper to me.....
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Old 07-23-2013, 06:10 PM   #22510
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So you do them on the hay bale, and when you're done with them, put them in that box to bury them?
viv,
The straw bale was for an erosion problem and the box was goodies from Amazon.
And WTF do you ride, oh wise ass?
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Old 07-23-2013, 06:20 PM   #22511
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Why would he post a video of him being so dumb?
Have you ever watched any reality TV shows?

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that and people hear what they want / think they heard.....
That's what I was thinking. I doubt a coach would say TO cover the brake but...stranger things have happened.
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Old 07-23-2013, 07:13 PM   #22512
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viv,
The straw bale was for an erosion problem and the box was goodies from Amazon.
And WTF do you ride, oh wise ass?
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Old 07-23-2013, 07:15 PM   #22513
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viv,
The straw bale was for an erosion problem and the box was goodies from Amazon.
And WTF do you ride, oh wise ass?
Well, made ya 'splain it, didn't he...
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Old 07-23-2013, 08:06 PM   #22514
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So you do them on the hay bale, and when you're done with them, put them in that box to bury them?






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viv,
The straw bale was for an erosion problem and the box was goodies from Amazon.
And WTF do you ride, oh wise ass?
Water just came out of my nose!

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Old 07-23-2013, 08:15 PM   #22515
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I laughed so hard when I saw you post that. It really makes me wonder how long this guy has been able to ride for as long as he has with those skills. That looks like a third gear sweeper to me.....
Haha I'm glad somebody got it. It really looks like he probably had enough time to come to a complete stop, nonetheless slow down/look through the turn.
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