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Old 08-16-2012, 10:47 AM   #14791
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That place is strong with the dark side of the Force. A domain of evil it is. In you must go... Just don't cross the center line.
"When you look at the dark side, careful you must be ... for the dark side looks back."

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Old 08-16-2012, 10:51 AM   #14792
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Much the same as your ladies football ( soccer to you ) team donning sponsored T-shirts proclaiming their own greatness immediately after the final whistle in the final........

I guess some folk just don't get sporting behaviour, thankfully most natives I meet on my visits across the pond are thoroughly decent friendly thoughtful people
they were most likely celebrating the sweet endorsement deals rather than the medal. cash is king.
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Old 08-16-2012, 11:49 AM   #14793
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They can snap her pic from that angle wherever they want IMHO.
Don't get me wrong its a nice heinie.

However, the last thing I want is for the Cherohala to be turned into a fu&*ing circus like Deal's Gap. The Dragon is a once great road that has been ruined.
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Old 08-16-2012, 06:38 PM   #14794
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This looks to me like a live American Pitt dressed & strapped to the riders back. Our daughter has one of the same color. Ears are a give away. He's looking through the turn, & I bet he's having the time if his life. Assuming he's a he, of course.

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Old 08-16-2012, 06:45 PM   #14795
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This looks to me like a live American Pitt dressed & strapped to the riders back. Our daughter has one of the same color. Ears are a give away. He's looking through the turn, & I bet he's having the time if his life. Assuming he's a he, of course.

“Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? Hmm. And well you should not. For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its energy surrounds us and binds us. Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter. You must feel the Force around you; here, between you, me, the tree, the rock, everywhere, yes. Even between the land and the ship.”
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Old 08-16-2012, 06:45 PM   #14796
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Don't get me wrong its a nice heinie.

However, the last thing I want is for the Cherohala to be turned into a fu&*ing circus like Deal's Gap. The Dragon is a once great road that has been ruined.
In the "blame the photographers" camp are ya? Or is it the interwebs fault?
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Old 08-16-2012, 06:48 PM   #14797
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“Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? Hmm. And well you should not. For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its energy surrounds us and binds us. Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter. You must feel the Force around you; here, between you, me, the tree, the rock, everywhere, yes. Even between the land and the ship.”


Yeahbutt, it's only a 599.
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Old 08-16-2012, 07:06 PM   #14798
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Yeahbutt, it's only a 599.

"Powerful you have become, the dark side I sense in you.”
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Old 08-16-2012, 07:08 PM   #14799
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"Powerful you have become, the dark side I sense in you.”
Woof, woof!
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Old 08-16-2012, 07:09 PM   #14801
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Old 08-16-2012, 07:11 PM   #14802
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Old 08-16-2012, 07:13 PM   #14803
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drag-a-bag...

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Old 08-16-2012, 07:43 PM   #14804
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Old 08-16-2012, 07:58 PM   #14805
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The yellow line.

I bet this was a fun ride on the curves

Back in the day when I rode chops, a given bike had no way of letting me know how it was going to be before I got on? Some of the more outlandish stuff like this pic would turn surprisingly well. And some of the more conventional stuff were about the most evil handling bikes that I had ever tried. But I could never make an accurate guess before I got on as to how it might work. Some of the rocker armed springers like this one were pretty good and some were completely unpredictable. I have no idea how long a builder would have to fool with chops before handling predictabilty might be accurately assessed during the build and before a test ride assuming the build was not just a copy of a proven design? And some of the riders were really good. They could make a feet-up, slow speed u-turn on a 2 lane street with the front wheel 90 degrees to the frame with drag bars on dog bones on top of such springers. Always amazed the heck out of me when I saw it.
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