Killboy failure Dragon Fest

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by SCQTT, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. KMC1

    KMC1 There is no spoon.

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    You really need to bring more shit with you on vacation..... :evil :rofl :freaky
  2. univibe88

    univibe88 Slidell4Life

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    I ride a beemer..we are even worse!
  3. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    I was at a skills course with some very very good instructors. One of the folks there listened and did very well in the course. I then overheard him quietly tell another participant that as they both rode HDs, It is best when in the mountains don't use the front brake... geez... guess they don't down shift either for braking, so they have to maintain a sub cage speed.

    I was at Blue Ridge MC Campground at Cruso when a bunch for riders came down 276 to stay there. Seems the lead rider had lost his front brakes. Evidently he used them in a dragging manner all the way down and had boiled off his evidently low fluid.

    I konw when I come down it at a quick pace (with others similar in style) yeah the front brake is touched, revs are high and the bike slows as you roll of the throttle and the grade and curves are handled without a lot of fanfare or extreme effort. Guess it is hard on the brakes and bike to lead a parade down a hill. :huh

    NCS
  4. BryonLewis

    BryonLewis Been here awhile

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    I was there last weekend and it's good to see that I didn't end up on here.
  5. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    Yet
  6. RxZ

    RxZ Legal Drug Dealer

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    Its all fun and games until some one pokes an eye out. :dunno
  7. kerhonky

    kerhonky Adventure Poser

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    Generals gathered in their masses
    Just like witches at black masses
    Evil minds that plot destruction
    Sorcerers of death's construction
    In the fields the bodies burning
    As the war machine keeps turning
    Death and hatred to mankind
    Poisoning their brainwashed minds
    Oh lord yeah!

    Politicians hide themselves away
    They only started the war
    Why should they go out to fight?
    They leave that role to the poor

    Time will tell on their power minds
    Making war just for fun
    Treating people just like pawns in chess
    Wait 'til their judgement day comes
    Yeah!

    Now in darkness world stops turning
    Ashes where the bodies burning
    No more war pigs have the power
    Hand of God has struck the hour
    Day of judgement, God is calling
    On their knees the war pig's crawling
    Begging mercy for their sins
    Satan laughing spreads his wings
    Oh lord yeah!
  8. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    Hasn't War Pig been through before? I remember the wooden footpeg... :eek1

    --Bill
  9. RxZ

    RxZ Legal Drug Dealer

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    Maybe. I thought it looked interesting when I saw it this morning in the update.
  10. D R

    D R ----

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    I hope for her sake he doesn't need to make a quick or sudden stop.
  11. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    War Pig has come up on here a few times. That guy has been riding for a loooooooong time. :clap
  12. jmlmjmjm

    jmlmjmjm Been here awhile

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    I wonder if she sits back there, looks at them spikes and wonders "what if?"

    OTOH.....How about the blower on the bike! Spends big money and has shit for gear.
  13. gmk999

    gmk999 ____ as a Rotax

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    Yea for shure.. that has trouble written a lllll over it.
  14. Lion BR

    Lion BR I'd rather be riding

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    Nah, he will lay her down before he needs to make a quick or sudden stop.
  15. Bar None

    Bar None Candy Ass

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    <a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/CL4w97a03zFkV0pq4ZUZF9MTjNZETYmyPJy0liipFm0?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-VLqgMRhQNt4/UXgvVruZuaI/AAAAAAAAHBg/IJVqIkHnpbM/s800/IMG_1760.JPG" height="480" width="640" /></a>
    Unloaded some of the stuff in my workshop in the basement of the old homestead at our place in WNC.

    <a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/sgPgsTQvxKxoweJunaq_vtMTjNZETYmyPJy0liipFm0?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-FKvR-mWjAsc/UXgvV4scUTI/AAAAAAAAHBg/6ReBhtZtohE/s800/IMG_1759.JPG" height="480" width="640" /></a>
    I'll be here for six months. Our grass needs cutting.:D

    <a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/xfUDbcgJm0AF3Pj8hSmeA9MTjNZETYmyPJy0liipFm0?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-DljQH-aUyUA/UXgvXJ0sysI/AAAAAAAAHBg/h2SrbFoy3Do/s800/IMG_1765.JPG" height="480" width="640" /></a>

    Got it all unloaded and went for a ride before the rain came today. Dogwoods are still blooming.

    <a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/0uvzuu9y4_geatLB6Cl41tMTjNZETYmyPJy0liipFm0?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-tF206JMAmFM/UXgvV4uX6QI/AAAAAAAAHBg/whXmM0acd6c/s800/IMG_1763.JPG" height="480" width="640" /></a>

    Rode down the mountain to see my friend Jim Tom (aka moonshiner) at Thunder Mountain Store on 143.
    First ride for me on my Ural on gravel and she likes it. Nice to be in the land of curves and elevation changes.
    I'll hit the Dragon on my way to a sidecar get together at Iron Horse close to Stecoah tomorrow.
    Don't worry, I'll use the turn outs unlike some yahoos.
  16. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    For sure, and he looks like the real deal. :thumb

    I did a quick and dirty search for "war pig" via Google and turned up a mishmash of hits, many about a Ural. I seems to recall that this guy has an interesting story...

    --Bill
  17. jnclem

    jnclem True Airhead

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    Beat me to it. This was the obvious caption. Old, but classic.
  18. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Haha, we didn't need to rent the Ridge cabin next week, we could just come crash with you! :rofl
  19. Tuna Helper

    Tuna Helper Rawrr!

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  20. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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