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Old 07-30-2013, 12:02 PM   #22816
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The Dragon didn't stand a chance when I went through in my truck. I think I averaged 90 mph on the run from the Fugitive Dam to the 1st bridge in TN. I saw a couple of 18 wheelers, but was able to get by on the inside. Oh yeah, to that Harley guy that ran off the road when I went by, I called 911 as soon as I got a cell signal. I hope you are feeling better.
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Old 07-30-2013, 12:16 PM   #22817
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This is me.


The Dragon didn't stand a chance when i went through in my truck. I think I averaged 90 mph on the run from the Fugitive Dam to the 1st bridge in TN. I saw a couple of 18 wheelers but was able to get by on the inside. Oh yeah, to that Harley guy that ran off the road when I went by, I called 911 as soon as I got a cell signal. I hope you are feeling better.
Yeah man those duallies get it! It's cuz a all that traction with them 4 tires out back and that stable wheel base. ROFL. That was an awesome post. Nice truck too (seriously). Oh and stop scaring Harleys off the road, that's not nice!

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Old 07-30-2013, 01:06 PM   #22818
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We think the same. "Hey here comes a turn, I hate curvy roads on my motorcycle, let's straighten that curve out by cutting across the other lane." Being leaned over sucks.
Trust me I can lean and I love curvy roads.

And if you don't know that straightening a road skillfully is an important part of riding a motorcycle then good luck to ya.
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Old 07-30-2013, 01:07 PM   #22819
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1. There is no need
2. It is unlawful to do so
3. Learn how to ride and you wouldn't need to...

The lanes are directional. If you are traveling the wrong way in the other lane just because "why shouldn't i" you are an poseur that has no business riding a motorcycle (or driving for that matter)
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Old 07-30-2013, 03:20 PM   #22820
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Not cool , DORK.


Mark, you're such a dork.
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Old 07-30-2013, 03:36 PM   #22821
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Mark, you're such a dork.
And a piss ant.
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Old 07-30-2013, 06:14 PM   #22822
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Old 07-30-2013, 06:37 PM   #22823
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I hope to never be at a point in my marriage where I submit to matching attire.


I thought pretty much every Harley rider in the USA wore matching attire.
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Old 07-30-2013, 06:40 PM   #22824
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I thought this was a killboy picture thread. Not a safety thread. I think there's another thread for that!
You don't need to start a thread complaining about the random topical meanderings of the Killboy failure Dragon Fest thread. ...There's already a thread for that. You haven't been paying attention
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Old 07-30-2013, 08:21 PM   #22825
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I think she's turning zombie right there. Wonder how long till her man figured it out.
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Old 07-30-2013, 10:24 PM   #22826
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Parenting win!

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Old 07-30-2013, 10:27 PM   #22827
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what is pouring out of the bottom of your truck by the step? it doesn't look like it is raining...?
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The Dragon didn't stand a chance when I went through in my truck. I think I averaged 90 mph on the run from the Fugitive Dam to the 1st bridge in TN. I saw a couple of 18 wheelers, but was able to get by on the inside. Oh yeah, to that Harley guy that ran off the road when I went by, I called 911 as soon as I got a cell signal. I hope you are feeling better.
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Old 07-30-2013, 10:39 PM   #22828
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No sense at all, riding a twisty road like the Dragon, cutting corners to make the road straighter. Just stay on the main interstate hwy's then.

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My 2c.......there is no reason NOT to cross the yellow line under certain conditions


-Dry conditions (I general avoid travelling along any painted lines in the wet).

-Clear visibility of the road ahead

-No traffic entering the road

-No gravel or those stupid fucking rumble divots the DOT have decided to put in some roads

-Only cross at points where the curve allows you to naturally move back onto your side of the road. i.e early to set up a right hand turn, or at the apex on a left hand turn. In both instances you need visibility beyond the turn, or at least beyond the apex. For right turns you look to the apex and beyond to determine if you can cross and carry more speed, for left you see beyond the apex to see if you can straighten sooner after the apex and accelerate harder.

I've ridden the Dragon once both ways and know most turns are pretty blind.....around where I live you have a lot of open sweepers and you can find yourself safely spending a lot of time over the yellow line.
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:02 PM   #22829
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We've got a case of counter-lean...

They have to be the ugliest modern bike, look like Bozo the clown from the front and a baboons a$$ from the rear.
OMG!

You've done it!

From now on, I will not
ever be able to look at the back of one of these bikes and keep a straight face!




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Old 07-31-2013, 03:10 AM   #22830
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Thanx RD, we needed that...

And new on Killboy for the week:

Miata Misery


An Escort


And, of course, some Old Guy riding by waving his Dong...


Gonna be a good week on Killboy.

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