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Old 04-22-2012, 07:56 PM   #10261
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Looks like textile chaps? Do they make those?
Darksider? Funny looking rear tire.
Hockey gear bag looking gravitationally disadvantaged?
The bike looks heavily overloaded on the rear, must handle like shit that way.
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:58 PM   #10262
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rear brakes?
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Old 04-22-2012, 08:05 PM   #10263
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You been on Slowtwitch...?
Not any time recently.

Slowtwitch = triathletes. I'm a cyclist.

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Old 04-22-2012, 08:32 PM   #10264
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...loads them up with all the farkles...
...that you see riding around with a 5yr old bike with 2k on it. There are posers everywhere.
Relax and enjoy the show.
Hmm, so it's not just me then.
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Old 04-22-2012, 09:46 PM   #10265
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I don't understand it at all, I've never had anyone try an explain it to me. It must really fuck with the rear spring though.
From what I've read the extended swing arm helps control drifting or riding sideways - read "stunting".

As briefly shown in the the ICON video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYpOFimB7ZA
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Old 04-22-2012, 10:28 PM   #10266
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That looks fun. Pushing it and still in his lane and on the road.
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Old 04-22-2012, 11:30 PM   #10267
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I'll stick to my boring, narrow, rutted up and full of gravel, potholed and dominated by coal trucks roads here in WV.
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Old 04-23-2012, 12:46 AM   #10268
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I see the bottom plate of a center-stand. What bike is this? Can anyone identify it?

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Old 04-23-2012, 01:08 AM   #10269
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rear brakes?
Is that footpeg built onto the right exhaust pipe? Can't be, but it sure looks...
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Old 04-23-2012, 01:14 AM   #10270
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You missed the dog.
wow. I missed it also
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Old 04-23-2012, 02:55 AM   #10271
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I see the bottom plate of a center-stand. What bike is this? Can anyone identify it?
That's the bottom of the kickstand and the footpeg that make it look like a center stand.

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Old 04-23-2012, 03:39 AM   #10272
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fixed.
Whats so boring about dodging ruts, potholes and coal trucks?
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Old 04-23-2012, 04:15 AM   #10273
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Whats so boring about dodging ruts, potholes and coal trucks?


I had one of those coal trucks chase me down a mountain once. At night. It wasn't boring at all.
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Old 04-23-2012, 05:49 AM   #10274
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I had one of those coal trucks chase me down a mountain once. At night. It wasn't boring at all.
Where's killboy when you need him?
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Old 04-23-2012, 06:25 AM   #10275
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Dude was hanging off, had his knee down and everything, he still lost it... tsk, tsk...
I dont think falling off (After the bike is already lost) constitutes hanging off.
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