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Old 08-05-2012, 07:33 PM   #14266
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The flames cut in the top of the windshield are a nice touch but look a little too much like a tree saw to me as well.

But then Harley riders probably don't exit the bike over the bars quite as often as I do.
That's scary. And I also cringe when I see windscreen and other type spikes on bikes, usually sportbikes.
There is a motorcycle with a broken windscreen that I see parked in front of a house I drive by often. Half of a windsrceen (broken vertically) that just looks like a big blade. I don't know the owner but I'm often tempted to pull over and leave a note or ring the door bell and tell him to just take the rest off.

I've been bitten by plastic as I broke it coming off a bike and wouldn't want to see this person go over the bars through that already broken windscreen. It could really do some damage.

They did some scary stuff on some of the biker build off shows or similar too. I seem to remember one where they even commented on their own bike having a nut remover or something like that where there was a spiked area.

I guess so long as it looks cool, it's okay with them.
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Old 08-05-2012, 07:40 PM   #14267
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All the wheel pulling pics you see with a shaft drive bike are just sophisticated photo shops. It's pretty well known really. Any google search proves it.
I know for a fact that an FJR will come up.
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Old 08-05-2012, 07:48 PM   #14268
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Good on them for having the spray reducing fringe hanging from the bike.

The Spray-Eliminator TM, reduces the spray generated from the tires when operated in rainy conditions. The faux rawhide fringe look is consistent with Harley-Davidson's general marketing strategy.


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His arm is blocking anything potentially good about this photo
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Old 08-05-2012, 07:49 PM   #14269
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Old 08-05-2012, 07:50 PM   #14270
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I know for a fact that an FJR will come up.
and a Gold Wing

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Old 08-05-2012, 07:57 PM   #14271
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Ummm...It's a Hardley. They don't get ridden in the rain.

But what would you bet that the skull mirror has eyes that light up?

I'd hate to fall on that windsheild... that could smart..
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Old 08-05-2012, 07:59 PM   #14272
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All the wheel pulling pics you see with a shaft drive bike are just sophisticated photo shops. It's pretty well known really. Any google search proves it.

Who's with me on this?

I had a shaft drive 1985 650 NightHawk. Wheelies were not a problem. Ever!. Only issue I had was high speed bends demanded zero throttle input up or down. Any deviation would either drop, or raise the bike mid turn making for some pucker moment which usually was immediately followed by the beginnings of a tankslapper. Loved the bike 98% of time. But following my more experienced buddies around the twisties took a lot of thinking to get through them at speed. Always had to be super smooth & consistent until out of the apex.
Kept up pretty good with GS750's of the day.

Damn I miss that bike
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Old 08-05-2012, 08:03 PM   #14273
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I have been riding for decades and the couple of times I have been forced to ride bitch from breakdowns it scared the crap out of me. The last time was long ride back to camp from a grenaded engine with a guy that I know is an excellent rider.

He is very fast and very smooth from years of road racing. And he was actually taking it pretty easy with me on the back since I am not exactly petite. But it still freaked me out. So I can't fault anybody that doesn't like being a motorcycle passenger.
Same here!

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Old 08-05-2012, 08:04 PM   #14274
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That's scary. And I also cringe when I see windscreen and other type spikes on bikes, usually sportbikes.

I've been bitten by plastic as I broke it coming off a bike and wouldn't want to see this person go over the bars through that already broken windscreen. It could really do some damage.

They did some scary stuff on some of the biker build off shows or similar too. I seem to remember one where they even commented on their own bike having a nut remover or something like that where there was a spiked area.

I guess so long as it looks cool, it's okay with them.
Decorating bikes (helmets & jackets) with metal spikes???



Bar end spikes,
Frame slider spikes,
Windscreen trim spikes, etc...



And my all time favorite: Cyber Goth Motorcycle Goggles with Spikes:

http://www.etsy.com/listing/56869961...oth-motorcycle
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Old 08-05-2012, 08:08 PM   #14275
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That's scary. And I also cringe when I see windscreen and other type spikes on bikes, usually sportbikes.

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Makes me cringe, too.

Not meaning to diss the young lady in this pic, but the more I look at it, the more her face looks... plastic.

Meh. Takes all types.
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Old 08-06-2012, 04:07 AM   #14276
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I like this idea, if someone is thinking about side swiping you, they will think twice when they see the Ben Hur edition chrome on the scooter!
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Old 08-06-2012, 04:21 AM   #14277
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Yeah.....

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Probably heading to a Chick Fil-a rally this last Wednesday.


If they were they weren't alone....HUGE success, even on the "left" coast.
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Old 08-06-2012, 07:28 AM   #14278
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Da hell is going on with that exhaust? Builder have way too many bends in his box of pipe parts?

Lemme see..

We'll go up - no down - no up! no down!

Ah, fuck it. Good enough.
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Edit: PS: Pull on the handlebar opposite of the direction you want to go, cuz you sure ain't gonna be able to press!
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Old 08-06-2012, 07:29 AM   #14279
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Looks like Roseanne Bar after liposuction....
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Old 08-06-2012, 07:31 AM   #14280
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Probably heading to a Chick Fil-a rally this last Wednesday.


If they were they weren't alone....HUGE success, even on the "left" coast.

Meh...Take it to CS&M.
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