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Old 04-03-2012, 04:14 PM   #9436
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here's the bait...

Interesting. Looks like an H-D big twin bottom end, but I can't figure out what the heads are from. Carb is an Amal GP with remote float chamber.
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Old 04-03-2012, 05:12 PM   #9437
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OK, here's some hanging off pics:





You gotta admire that the passenger has perfect form and can sightsee at the same time. Nice jeans, too. Not DoT, but nice jeans...
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Old 04-03-2012, 06:33 PM   #9438
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There isn't better bait than this video... hanging off is totally wrong... according to Mat, not me. I only find it, hanging off, an affectation.
Thank you for that vid. Very interesting (beyond the hanging off part).
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Old 04-03-2012, 06:34 PM   #9439
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Might blind someone with them shiny parts.
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Old 04-03-2012, 06:52 PM   #9440
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Thank you for that vid. Very interesting (beyond the hanging off part).


that is #11 of a 14 part series of clips with Mat.
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Old 04-03-2012, 07:07 PM   #9441
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I've swerved hard on a car tire with no problem. You have to remember the limitations of the bike to begin with. Never noticed any difference in how quickly it would run through the twisties.
I can't imagine the tire would bead properly on a motorcycle rim. Probably one of the scariest idea's I've heard of.

I'm sure you're convinced it's a good idea, but. . . wow.

There's just no logic to it.
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Old 04-04-2012, 05:50 AM   #9442
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Old 04-04-2012, 05:57 AM   #9443
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Interesting. Looks like an H-D big twin bottom end, but I can't figure out what the heads are from. Carb is an Amal GP with remote float chamber.

The heads are one off made by the builder. Can't remember the guys name but he is a very talented fabricator.


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I see a cool photo of a guy that doesn't use his hands for a living.
Dude builds custom bikes for a living.
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Old 04-04-2012, 06:31 AM   #9444
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I wonder how long his poor dog kept up?
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Old 04-04-2012, 06:31 AM   #9445
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Dude builds custom bikes for a living.
Well there you go. Even ropers would be a good addition but hey it's his choice.

He has talent that's for sure.
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Old 04-04-2012, 06:38 AM   #9446
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Old 04-04-2012, 06:41 AM   #9447
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Old 04-04-2012, 06:51 AM   #9448
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Thank you for that vid. Very interesting (beyond the hanging off part).
I like the fact that he's a multi-multi-millionaire and he's wearing a $24.99 G-Shock watch.
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Old 04-04-2012, 07:02 AM   #9449
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Old 04-04-2012, 07:06 AM   #9450
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Time for a new tire?



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