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Old 07-22-2011, 01:23 PM   #2296
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Don't go and say that

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Wow, I recently did BRP run but did not continue down to the dragon, I am glad I didn't!
Wife and I throught the gap from the BRP this spring and... absolutely nothing happened. Except I picked up a "been there done that".

It is a beautiful area.

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Old 07-22-2011, 01:48 PM   #2297
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Squids & their kneepuck badge of honour...

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Like to see some photos of that.
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Old 07-22-2011, 01:56 PM   #2298
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Close but not knee draggin'.
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Old 07-22-2011, 05:43 PM   #2299
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Hmmm... kudos for looking through the corner, but jeez... shift your wieght just a bit and maybe even slide your butt over a bit and the hard parts will last a lot longer! LOL
But it gives you much more street credit when at the local rest stop! "OMG, He's got his bodywork grounded off, he's a super badass!"

Doesnt give much room for error when you're already hitting the bodywork, what if theres suddenly something in the way, maybe an animal or dirt or something you didnt see and you have to decrease your turning radius, you cant, because you're already at the max and tilting more will just lever the bikes tires off the ground.
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Old 07-24-2011, 07:21 PM   #2300
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Quite a bit
Guess that humor is lost on some folks.

Little hint...when you see a laughing smiley, there is a fair chance that the statement immediately previous to the smiley was a joke.
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Old 07-24-2011, 07:28 PM   #2301
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Old 07-24-2011, 07:29 PM   #2302
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Old 07-25-2011, 11:22 AM   #2303
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Ritalin Boy sat through 14 minutes of video... Irony?
Not a chance.
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Old 07-25-2011, 11:31 AM   #2304
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This guy is a friend of mine. He's also one of Killboy's photographers. And he had fish on his dashboard when they hauled the car up.

Edit: O here it is:

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Old 07-25-2011, 11:44 AM   #2305
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So how did his car end up in the drink??
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Old 07-25-2011, 12:18 PM   #2306
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Old 07-25-2011, 04:46 PM   #2307
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So how did his car end up in the drink??
Target fixation and not leaning enough. Trust your tires!
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Old 07-25-2011, 10:52 PM   #2308
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Fantastic!

I saw this pic and thought, "I know that road!" I used to run this all the time.

Oregon has such great riding. There's a lot of excellent rides around Alsea and backwoods roads to the coast, too, that must rival the much talked about "Dragon". It's as if the east coast has but one really good, overcrowded, motorcycle run.

Great Video and nice form

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Old 07-25-2011, 10:57 PM   #2309
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I saw this pic and thought, "I know that road!" I used to run this all the time.

I am riding it again tomorrow. They just opened it up 10 days ago.
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Old 07-26-2011, 04:38 AM   #2310
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Oregon has such great riding. There's a lot of excellent rides around Alsea and backwoods roads to the coast, too, that must rival the much talked about "Dragon". It's as if the east coast has but one really good, overcrowded, motorcycle run.
Actually, the east coast has a lot of really great twisty roads. Most motorcycle riders have little or no sense of adventure and are content to just follow the herd and ride the well known, main roads. I have sometimes gone riding for a week in the Smokies and not seen another motorcycle on the lesser known roads, many of which have tighter curves than Deals Gap. Also, most of the other roads do not have photographers on them documenting everything that happens.
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