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Old 01-22-2014, 01:59 PM   #26266
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A couple with some different camber that can catch you if you're in over your head, but no real "gotcha" corners that you can't read before you get there.
What he said...either too fast, not paying attention, or overconfident.

I'm thinking 5 mi in, some of these peeps are just overconfident.

I have been guilty of overconfidence a couple times up there in those mountains. That's why I no longer ride 10/10...
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Old 01-22-2014, 03:07 PM   #26267
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Is this like the opposite of the dragon?


Tail of the gator?


http://tailofthefloridagator.com/

864 miles of thrills.
From Pensacola Beach to Key West, and nine other awesome stops in between.
That crap was so funny that my 7 week old son spit up milk.

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Old 01-22-2014, 03:47 PM   #26268
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Is that a joke?
I would say so. 864 miles of thrills?

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I'll have to get one during bike week.
If ever I run across one in a store, so will I.
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Old 01-23-2014, 06:16 AM   #26269
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I just might have to order one of those..
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Old 01-23-2014, 10:59 AM   #26270
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They used to have a T-shirt at Deals Gap that said
"Ride Florida 318 miles 11 curves"
Wish I'da gotten one

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Old 01-23-2014, 11:29 AM   #26271
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I used to wonder, then I realized that it's mental fatigue.. riding these roads when you're not used to it wears on you, and these folks often aren't remotely competent at twisties, just puttering along on the roads.. and they eventually brain fart thier way into the ditch..
That's actually spot on. The last time I was there I got about halfway through and started wondering when I'd get to the end. Hustling a big bike like a Harley through there at speed is a lot of work, and I'm sure that most cruiser riders aren't trained or experienced in that kind of riding. they just watch the videos on youtube and think it looks like a lot of fun. The videos aren't even close to representing what it's really like.
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Old 01-23-2014, 11:32 AM   #26272
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Is this like the opposite of the dragon?


Tail of the gator?


http://tailofthefloridagator.com/

864 miles of thrills.
From Pensacola Beach to Key West, and nine other awesome stops in between.
So what exactly is it, other than a website to sell shirts with no information on what exactly it is?
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Old 01-23-2014, 03:38 PM   #26273
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So what exactly is it, other than a website to sell shirts with no information on what exactly it is?
Duh! Its a t-shirt. You don't need a product until you have a t-shirt. Kinda like most Harley t shirts I see are one by people that don't own a Harley Davidson.

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Old 01-23-2014, 04:24 PM   #26274
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So what exactly is it, other than a website to sell shirts with no information on what exactly it is?
the info is there, click about (i think) and it explains how he came up with it.
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Old 01-23-2014, 04:42 PM   #26275
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From their web site: "They also own a mountain cabin in Murphy,NC . Its on Highway 64, near one of the most notorious patches of asphalt in the U.S. Its right on U.S. 129 in North Carolina."

Highway 64 through Murphy is not what I'd call notorious ! Stay on it until it turns into a 1 1/2 lane wide road overlooking the falls outside Highlands maybe.

When 129 runs with 64 in Murphy, it is a 4 lane state highway.
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Old 01-24-2014, 08:12 AM   #26276
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I always laugh when I see dorks doing powerbrake burnouts. If they had balls they'd let go of the brake.
Harley riders get bashed for that type of thing, but those same people think this is cool.

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Old 01-24-2014, 09:19 AM   #26277
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Harley riders get bashed for that type of thing, but those same people think this is cool.
There's no pleasing the "I'm cool" crowd.
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Old 01-24-2014, 09:41 AM   #26278
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Harley riders get bashed for that type of thing, but those same people think this is cool.

LOL at the fake dog.
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Old 01-24-2014, 09:54 AM   #26279
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LOL at the fake dog.
Dog what dog, I was looking too hard to see if the sun was illuminating the "breastiges" enough to make the tee shirt opaque, shadow side boob is almost as good as real side boob.
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Old 01-24-2014, 10:56 AM   #26280
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Dog what dog, I was looking too hard to see if the sun was illuminating the "breastiges" enough to make the tee shirt opaque, shadow side boob is almost as good as real side boob.
Maybe "translucent" was what you were seeking here?
"Opaque"
would prevent you from seeing anything but shape
of the fabric, right?

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