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Old 02-25-2012, 12:19 PM   #8101
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Just so you know - the early adoption of the Iron Cross and other German symbols had to do with WWI and WWII vets coming home with disposable income (for motorcycles) and souvenirs they wanted to display.
No shit! I had no idea!

If it was a 1940's hog and a real German helmet it might be excusable as a period-correct combination. A German lid with a US star... makes me think the rider has no clue! Mind you, I think all those bucket-style helmets look f***ing stupid - just as bad as the unpadded pudding basins (especially the chrome-look ones)
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Old 02-25-2012, 01:02 PM   #8102
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Protecting his precious passenger...

(expecting a response of 1000 words here )
I doubt that I'll get to 1000 words, but here are my initial observations.

Dude going for a hand-full of ass on a red-head, mid curve = Rocks.
No gloves on either of the contestants = Fail
Looks like there are already some scratches on the bike so wrecking has been experienced at least once.

She looks like a fun ride, the bike not so much.
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Old 02-25-2012, 03:46 PM   #8103
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Does it count?

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Old 02-25-2012, 05:03 PM   #8104
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and bike configuration?

The advantage to this setup seems to be that he doesn't have to licence to middle trailer!
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Old 02-25-2012, 05:46 PM   #8105
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What State is that from? I can't quite match the boat trailer tag up with anything (looks close to Ohio, but not close enough)??
Yeah, that's an Ohio plate...
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Old 02-25-2012, 05:54 PM   #8106
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Does it count?

[IMG]http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7052/6779438668_ddd9be8b33_b.jpg [snip]
We musta caught the final road test of this famous accessory:



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Old 02-25-2012, 06:25 PM   #8107
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Towing doubles is a state-by-state thing. Your home state might allow doubles up to a certain length, usually a 5th wheel is required as the first trailer, and an ordinary drivers license. The next state on your trip might require a higher level license (not necessarily commercial, altho that's possible), and you can't cross the state line. Another state might have a shorter length limit. The next state might not allow doubles at all. Research into the laws of each state on your trip is essential.
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Old 02-25-2012, 06:32 PM   #8108
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10 wheels?

Nah, 12 on the ground...boat trailer's a tandem too. As others have noted, perfectly legal in TX regardless of the hitch configuration of the first trailer, as long as the combination does not exceed 56 (I think) feet overall length.
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Old 02-25-2012, 07:50 PM   #8109
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yep...


Trike with wheelie bars.
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Old 02-25-2012, 08:19 PM   #8110
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Is he moving or just resting on his knee?


Real pick, he has a vid on youtube somewhere (this is years ago mind you) that would set heads on fire around here.

Sadly, that guy had a pretty serious accident in a WERA race and no longer rides. He's a local there though.
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Old 02-25-2012, 08:36 PM   #8111
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She looks like a fun ride, the bike not so much.
Ya... Those GSXR's are no fun at all.
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Old 02-25-2012, 08:45 PM   #8112
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Trike with wheelie bars.

Ever rode one with a modded VW? Those bars can come in handy.
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Old 02-25-2012, 08:46 PM   #8113
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Two statements and a question. . .
1.) I wouldn't tow that collection of garbage behind my F250, no less a motorcycle.
2.) He's a cool sight to see or KillBoy would not have photographed it. So.... Stupid and illegal or not, "he" wins.



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I'm confused, what is this thread about?...
O.K., so now the question. . .
Have the rules of engagement here changed?
It seems that one person posts a KillBoy pic and then the others post up their clever little comments.
And as a spectator, I must say the occasional "fluff" that crops up in the thread, like say that firefight back in the early 530's helps to break up the cool pic burnout effect. So it's all good in my book.
There are about five of you running the entire thread here with about 150 of us watching the show.
I say bravo! Off-topic banter and all.

O.K. then, I'll shut-up now and go back to hawking the thread, (as it should be).
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Old 02-25-2012, 08:52 PM   #8114
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O.K. then, I'll shut-up now and go back to hawking the thread, (as it should be).
Peace,
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Old 02-25-2012, 11:39 PM   #8115
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....at what point are you no longer Motorcycling?

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-Ej-

and a least run the same rims, so one spare fits all.
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