Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. mneblett

    mneblett Professional Lurker

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    R75/6 or R90/6, 1974-1976 (likely an earlier model, given the /5-style mirrors).

    Basis: Not a /5 headlight/instrument cluster (/6 or /7), /6 switch gear, not /5 side panels (/6 or /7), not /5 forks and fender mount (/6 or /7), not /7 ignition wires (/5 or /6).

    R60/6 had a front drum brake.
  2. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    All the German cars do that. They can't help it.
  3. Huzband

    Huzband Team Dirt

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    Darth Cop. Position four & five are clearly rogue.

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    Oh, & P2 is cross controlling. Cop training or not...

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  4. Retired-N-Roamin

    Retired-N-Roamin Retired and Roamin

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    My mother - literally - learned to drive in a model T back in the 1920's. As a child (before I was old enough for my drivers license) I often asked her why she was driving in the middle of the road? Her answer was that she was just taking her half out of the middle since no one was using it at that moment.

    But, in all honesty she was a gawker - a looky-loo. She frequently looked at anything and everything but the road and utilizing the middle gave her more time to look before she had to jerk the wheel to keep from going in the ditch.

    I know in the photo the guy is setting up for a good apex, but I'd bet when questioned - and if he were honest - he'd have some variation of momma's excuse - nobody was using the lane at that moment. :rofl

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  5. KX50002

    KX50002 NooB, my ass

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    Pretty sure that guy is riding some sort of BMW... not a Norton
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  6. dwoodward

    dwoodward Long timer

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    Um, have you watched cops practicing? All that slow speed cone work teaches them that.

    I do pursuit training; the first thing we have to do is break them of that.
  7. maydaymike

    maydaymike Fearless Commuter

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    I always thought that they rode side by side so that they could hold hands. :wink:
  8. ULY-RPG

    ULY-RPG cool hands adv

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    :rofl
    welcome to the burn ward!
  9. gmk999

    gmk999 ____ as a Rotax

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    Cross-controlling? is that brake and throttle together?
    Pardon moi Ignorance, thanks
  10. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    I thought it was constantly telling your partner when to shift, what gear they should be in, what speed to travel...:D
  11. Kafn8td

    Kafn8td Been here awhile

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    Cross controlling in an airplane is rudder one way and flaps the other. Not sure on a motorcycle.
  12. DHC-2

    DHC-2 Adventurer

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    Cross controlling in an airplane is rudder one way, and ailerons the other. Looking forward to the motorcycle version...
  13. beemerphile

    beemerphile Long timer

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    Uh, the opposite of hanging off. Hanging on?
  14. slartidbartfast

    slartidbartfast Love those blue pipes

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    You mean counterweighting. Lots of riders do it all the time but I assume from the comments that cops in formation are supposed to stay bolt upright (relative to their bikes.)

    P2 (if that's the designation for the front-row, right hand rider) also has his head turned and canted more than his colleague. Looks like better form to me. I like the fact these guys are actually wearing some protective gear.
  15. Pindon

    Pindon Adventurer

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    Also known as a slip
  16. Jersey_Dave

    Jersey_Dave n00b

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    Greetings from NJ

    That pict would be.... me. :clap

    As this is my first post here on ADV, allow me to introduce myself. I am an LD rider active on the MTF forum. I have 2 goldwings 2004 and 2008. The 2004 has 131,000 miles on it and the 2008 had 70,000.

    I'm up for a ride anywhere, anytime. Looking forward to seeing all on the road

    Dave
  17. CallMeBoog

    CallMeBoog hi functioning idiom

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    Nice to meet you
  18. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    :eek1 201,000 since 2004? (or 03) Sleep much? Or do you ride in your sleep!

    oh yeah, welcome to ADV. I have an 09 wing! But I dont get out to Jersey much, in fact lately I don't get anywhere too much.
  19. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    Kiillboy is back...


    Along with the circus:

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    And investigators from the Federal Dept of WTF:

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    --Bill
  20. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    And the Weekly Disconnect:

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