Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. viverrid

    viverrid not dead yet

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    Then why the fook doesn't he get a bike that he can lean. Or take the bags off....
  2. Mgbgt89

    Mgbgt89 Long timer

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    No idea. He's got a slammed ZX-14 thats even worse, has one of those really low Brocks pipes on it. At least you can turn one way on that.
  3. ErikDK

    ErikDK Been here awhile

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    If you limit the possible lean angle, you don't have to ride so fast to ride on the limit.:rofl
  4. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    what they said.
  5. tunp

    tunp Been here awhile

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    flame away boys, but i have my foot out like that every time i ride my HD agressive, i have an 02 and the floor boards do not fold, so my toe out is an early warning system before the boards drag.
  6. Barry

    Barry Just Beastly

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    This does make sense....
  7. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Well there's your problem... :rofl
  8. Barry

    Barry Just Beastly

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    me being the FIRST person, ahem, to hammer idiots, this does not appear to be one. He's riding the bike aggressively. People race lawnmowers... the performance envelope is what it is.

    Interesting story. Followed what looked to be a "biker" down a windy road I knew quite well. I was in a E60 BMW with sport suspension. I was barely able to keep pace with this guy... he was riding an ancient HD with apehangers. My jaw dropped.

    Course, I was only going as fast as I deemed prudent for the very public road we were on, but still... You get my point. Glad someone is actually thinking and riding!

    Barry
  9. univibe88

    univibe88 Long timer

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    That's the right way to do it. You answered it yourself - adding sight line to the corner. Accomplished by setting up on the outside and turning in as late as possible.
  10. atomicalex

    atomicalex silly aluminum boxes

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    Also called "charging" the corner. Very effective and can make for some more fun if handled properly.
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    A true american bad-ass
  12. Mgbgt89

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    I got flat out embarrassed by a guy on a harley bagger of some sort riding through the dixie? National forest outside of taos new mexico. I was on a 625 smc. Granted I was 2 up loaded with gear and not jetted for the altitude, but it took everything that poor lc4 had to keep him in sight. Most impressive harley riding ive ever seen. We were hauling.
  13. C/1/509

    C/1/509 Why?

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    Oh snap - the van is on the center line too. Feck!
  14. Jim Moore

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    Because sometimes the apex is just ... over there.
  15. jfman

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    I want to know if the groceries made it home ok.
  16. Bar None

    Bar None Candy Ass

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    I made a run to Maryville via the Dragon today. Beautiful weather and not too busy. I was on my Ural and only had to use pull offs twice. Even passed a bicycle.:rofl
    Returned over the Cherohala and saw some color up on the top.
  17. Escaped

    Escaped Been here awhile

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    The Van made an effective "Guard Rail" - keep him out of the woods! :lol3

  18. mrphotoman

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    Lucky he wasn't a delicate little canadian flower or he would have been a "goner" before he even hit the pavement :lol3
  19. mrphotoman

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    Hopefully you had ran out of gas and was pushing your bike or had 2 flat tires and were blinded by the oil shooting out of the exhaust of the harley when you were having difficulty keeping up with him otherwise you must need some riding lessons.
  20. RDTCU

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    I was gonna be nice and leave that one alone, but you said most of what I was thinking :rofl

    He DID say he was 2-up on a supermoto...