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Old 09-17-2014, 07:14 PM   #1
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WTF is with the bullwhips?

First one, now there are two HD' s parked at work that have bullwhips hanging off the handle bars. Is this the latest pirate fad? I mean what is the purpose, they are long enough to almost drag the ground while on ape-hangars. Big company and lots of bikes, so I haven't actually seen the riders of said bikes.
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Old 09-17-2014, 07:26 PM   #2
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First one, now there are two HD' s parked at work that have bullwhips hanging off the handle bars. Is this the latest pirate fad? I mean what is the purpose, they are long enough to almost drag the ground while on ape-hangars. Big company and lots of bikes, so I haven't actually seen the riders of said bikes.
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Old 09-17-2014, 07:29 PM   #3
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Never heard of that before

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Old 09-17-2014, 07:32 PM   #4
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Old 09-17-2014, 07:42 PM   #5
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No I haven't, guess I should have searched the forums first.
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Old 09-17-2014, 08:34 PM   #6
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Get your own now. http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=get+back+whip
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Old 09-17-2014, 08:51 PM   #7
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They are for the Pirate/biker types that want to come out of the closet.
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Old 09-17-2014, 09:01 PM   #8
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They are for the Pirate/biker types that want to come out of the closet.
The first image that comes to my mind is a five-year-old girls bicycle. You know, with those tassels at the end of the bars. I really don't see much difference between those and the ones on motorcycles. Thing of it is, if said "biker" were to actually use them as advertised, they would then be guilty of assault... not a good thing. They should just use the advantages of their motorcycle and move away from whatever issue is occurring instead of causing issues with handling and aiming.
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Old 09-17-2014, 09:05 PM   #9
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...bullwhips long enough to almost drag the ground while on ape-hangars...
Then they are (or, rather, Arrr...) they are in a heap of trouble. They were just supposed to walk the dog, but forgot one detail. RIP Fluffy.

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Then they are (or, rather, Arrr...) they are in a heap of trouble.
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I don't get it either, but it does make me cringe a little when I see 'em clipped to the front brake lever. I mean, if you think it looks cool and it makes you feel cool, go for it. Doesn't matter to me what's flapping off the end of your handlebars. But why clip it to the front brake lever?
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I don't get it either, but it does make me cringe a little when I see 'em clipped to the front brake lever. I mean, if you think it looks cool and it makes you feel cool, go for it. Doesn't matter to me what's flapping off the end of your handlebars. But why clip it to the front brake lever?
To give the lever at least some use during the lifetime of the bike.
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To give the lever at least some use during the lifetime of the bike.
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Old Yesterday, 10:33 AM   #14
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WTF is with the bullwhips?

It's so they know who wants to give each other's bum a spanking in the bathroom of the next roadhouse.


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Those are actually just practice whips. They don't get the real one till they can use it without hurting themselves.




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