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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    Wait....did you just comment about keeping health care costs high for everyone....on a thread about "morans" riding motorcycles on a public road as if they're on their own racetrack????


    :rofl:rofl:huh. :pynd
  2. Offcamber

    Offcamber Long timer

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    Stalag 13 called Shultz wants his helmet back.....:lol3
  3. mneblett

    mneblett Professional Lurker

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    +1 :thumb The nitrous bottle on the wheelie bar is a nice touch. :ricky
  4. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    Can't have it. It's a testimony to the history of adventure touring...

    [​IMG]

    :D

    --Bill
  5. Bar None

    Bar None Candy Ass

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    A Hayabusa trike? WOW. That thing will be walking the dog.
  6. slartidbartfast

    slartidbartfast Love those blue pipes

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    Interesting choice of right hand kickstand. USD forks with bugger-all travel nicely complement rear end with none at all. Chicken strips confirm apearances RE available lean angle. I wonder where the exhaust goes - or does it end just behind his calf?
  7. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    There has been some thought put into this bike. The headlamp is, I think, a Hella Driving Light/Fog Lamp combo (two lamps in one housing), which ought to function passably well as a high-low beam headlight.

    --Bill
  8. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    Right behind his ankle.
  9. Surfcat

    Surfcat Adventurer

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    [​IMG]

    Any idea what is hanging from the left forward control mount? A charm, fishing sinker, ???

    Cool bike (sorry, I know that goes against the theme of the thread), but couldn't imagine riding a hard tail too far.
  10. slartidbartfast

    slartidbartfast Love those blue pipes

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    Gremlin bell. It's a device used by idiots to enhance the notion it's not their fault when they have to lay 'er down.
  11. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    Most of the time, someone else has killed a Buell before it becomes a chop. Low buy-in is the key, so wrecked bikes are a great start.
  12. Bar None

    Bar None Candy Ass

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    I disagree with the "piece of crap" statement. Although it is not very practical and not my cup of tea, someone did do a lot of nice fabrication to build that bike.
  13. farmerstu

    farmerstu Been here awhile

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    narrow up that mind. is life more fun if the only valid point of view is yours?
    that bike looks to be very well made and is probably a gas to ride (just not on a cement highway).
  14. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    Like a pig in shit, looks like it too! I don't see clean lines, or anything else, on that bike. :dunno

    Jim :brow
  15. viverrid

    viverrid not dead yet

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    An appropriate use for them.
  16. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    It is entirely possible that you are retarded, but you're mom loved you too much to tell you. That is far from J&P bolt-on parts.

    Something about that bike looked familiar. I finally realized that I recognized the frame as being from Redneck Engineering in SC. Then I went back and looked, and that sure as hell looks like Jack, one of the frame builders down there. If it is him, then it would be a sure bet that he built that from the ground up, as he has many Redneck Engineering motorcycles. Hell, he's probably built more motorcycles that most of you have ever ridden.

    Even if you aren't a good fabricator, you owe it to yourself to pick up a trashed bike off Craigslist and turn it into something roadworthy at least once in your life. It'll give you a whole different perspective on what it takes to build a chop. It is one thing to ride a motorcycle, but it is a whole different feeling to ride a motorcycle you built yourself. You'll never know that feeling until you do it.
  17. Tip Over

    Tip Over Whoopsie!

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    Absolute thrilling terror.
  18. Marylander

    Marylander Been here awhile

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    I rebuilt my '00 kx250. No fabrication but it was a ground up rebuild. I do find extra pleasure in that. Also, it hasn't fallen apart yet. ;)
  19. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    You wouldn't want to ride THAT hard tail too far because whoever built it doesn't know shit about them. For many years, H-D had a telescopic sprung seatpost that absorbed most of the bumps. It was good enough that they used it with their telescopic forks, and those were actually fairly nice to ride.
  20. Riteris

    Riteris Dessert Runner

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    If I went to the trouble of rebuilding a trashed bike, I would put a shock absorber on it. But I guess that might make me a rebel.:norton