Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Even with that system, there are some turns on the Dragon that it couldn't make without at least the overhangs ending up in the oncoming lane.
  2. viverrid

    viverrid not dead yet

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    Like bikes that lean over the line.....
  3. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    True, but bikes do it out of carelessness or stupidity, semis do it out of necessity... and stupidity for even being on that road.
  4. JonU

    JonU Long timer

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    IIRC, the TN side does have numerous warnings for truckers to turn around. Problem is that 99.99% will ignore the signs and once they get on the dragon there is no turning around.
  5. The_Commander

    The_Commander The Man.

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    There is one (1) sign, and it's just past Foothills Pkwy. a/k/a beyond the point of no return.

    But, all that aside. We all seem to forget that it is an actual U.S. Highway, and all in all about 600 miles in length.
  6. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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  7. deputy963

    deputy963 Adventurer

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    Is that the elusive Pirate Fairy? :rofl
  8. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    Must be a conspiracy...
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  9. bemiiten

    bemiiten League of Adventures

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    I'd bet any trucker who has done it, wish they didn't and will never return.
  10. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    Yep, too bad they have one of the highest turnover rates of any industry.
  11. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    And a couple of shots from the New Killgurl Steampunk Boutique:

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    Gotta diversify the biz in today's market... ;)

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  12. edge2edge

    edge2edge Evil Scotsman

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    Charley Boorman is riding the Dragon today, so lets hope he doesn't get a ticket, cross the center line, find a truck in his lane, or have someone showing their a$$ to Killboy right in front of him! :rofl
  13. univibe88

    univibe88 Long timer

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    Nothing would be funnier than Killboy catching him with a major fail (or a massive convoy of support vehicles following him)
  14. KaHOnas

    KaHOnas One big piston

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    "I can make it!", says an obviously overconfident cagetard.
  15. KaHOnas

    KaHOnas One big piston

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    Didn't have to even look at the second photo to realize this will not end well. I did not expect her to use her front-seater as a sled. Well played, madam.
  16. KaHOnas

    KaHOnas One big piston

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    Does anyone else want to give William Yarbro Trucking in Jonesboro, AR a ring at 870-680-3098? :huh

    I know I'm not the only one getting tired of seeing photos of this, as well as in person. I mean, honestly, how long does it take for a 53-footer to get through there, if successful? It can't possibly be a timesaver.
  17. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Just find an email and send them that picture explaining where it was taken...
  18. ThatGuy

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    :lol3 I said the same thing when I saw that. Momma is going to keep her skin.
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    Bar None Candy Ass

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    Body surfing.
  20. cardoctor1

    cardoctor1 Been here awhile

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    so i guess you never had the pleasure or displeasure of seeing a 48'tractor trailer on the dragon . . scary stuff esp. for the traffic coming the other way.
    been there done that.