Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. klaviator

    klaviator Long timer

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    :rofl:rofl:rofl
  2. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Ha, I was looking for a better pic from our last trip, of one of our guys standing on a picnic table straddling the fire pit, but I couldn't find it in my photobucket. So I grabbed another from that trip :lol3
  3. falcofred

    falcofred aka Beer Scout

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    Don't sell me short, I'm a beer snob also. That's why I don't hang out at "the scene" and suck down Bud Lights. The scene is a circus worth seeing for those who haven't seen it.
  4. Mgbgt89

    Mgbgt89 Long timer

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    Riding it at night is a pretty special thing. I love it.
  5. Road Hound

    Road Hound Been here awhile

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    I remember the first time I rode that 11 mile section of 129 back in the early 70s. I had never heard of the road ,I just found it while out on a weekend camping ride. It was special to me then, as were Buds, neither one has much appeal to me now.
  6. Edder B

    Edder B Meister Poser

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    I rode it at night, in the rain and in the fall with a bunch of wet leaves on the road. We didn't do it intentionally, we had some poor planning. But riding the dragon at night is very special :eek1
  7. slartidbartfast

    slartidbartfast Love those blue pipes

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    $15,000 motorcycle, $50 of safety gear (if you can call those helmets safety gear), can't afford two headsets (let alone a proper intercom or helmet speakers)
  8. C/1/509

    C/1/509 Why?

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    I'm confused...
  9. Chivvalry

    Chivvalry Been here awhile

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    Those vanity helmets are worse than useless. They can give someone a false sense of safety... They provide virtually no impact absorption whatsoever.

    i suppose they might keep the bugs out of your hair...
  10. Bloodweiser

    Bloodweiser honestly

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    It's true.
    Some of use spend every dime we have on an MC,
    and don't have much for much else.

    Keep rubbing it in, richy.
  11. TrashCan

    TrashCan Scary Jerry

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    Dude knows how to work it.


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  12. MattB

    MattB Adventurer

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    I'm thinking (well, HOPING) that this was a joke. If you buy a $15,000 motorcycle yet can not come up with 10% of that amount for proper riding gear you have a few prioritization issues. :deal
  13. klaviator

    klaviator Long timer

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    I hate to say it, but there are a lot of people out there with "prioritization issues" Back when I sold bikes, people would come in to buy a bike, want to finance it with no down payment, and want the helmet thrown in for free because they didn't have a dime in their pocket. I'm not sure how they thought they could come up with $300 a month when they couldn't even swing a $89 helmet.
  14. 131unlimited

    131unlimited Been here awhile

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    ADV approved ATTGATT - Check
    ADV approved bike - Check
    Fully prepared for head on collision - Check
  15. falcofred

    falcofred aka Beer Scout

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    How about that luggage? A few more miles, a few more bumps, and that duffel bag will start rubbing the rear tire and either it will wear a hole though it and their clothing will be pulled up between the tire and the fender or the whole bag will. <?xml:namespace prefix = "v" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml" /><v:shapetype id=_x0000_t75 stroked="f" filled="f" path="m@4@5l@4@11@9@11@9@5xe" o:preferrelative="t" o:spt="75" coordsize="21600,21600"><v:stroke joinstyle="miter"></v:stroke><v:formulas><v:f eqn="if lineDrawn pixelLineWidth 0"></v:f><v:f eqn="sum @0 1 0"></v:f><v:f eqn="sum 0 0 @1"></v:f><v:f eqn="prod @2 1 2"></v:f><v:f eqn="prod @3 21600 pixelWidth"></v:f><v:f eqn="prod @3 21600 pixelHeight"></v:f><v:f eqn="sum @0 0 1"></v:f><v:f eqn="prod @6 1 2"></v:f><v:f eqn="prod @7 21600 pixelWidth"></v:f><v:f eqn="sum @8 21600 0"></v:f><v:f eqn="prod @7 21600 pixelHeight"></v:f><v:f eqn="sum @10 21600 0"></v:f></v:formulas><v:path o:connecttype="rect" gradientshapeok="t" o:extrusionok="f"></v:path><?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:lock aspectratio="t" v:ext="edit"></o:lock></v:shapetype><v:shape id=Picture_x0020_1 style="HEIGHT: 11.25pt; VISIBILITY: visible; WIDTH: 11.25pt; mso-wrap-style: square" alt="http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/eekers.gif" type="#_x0000_t75" o:spid="_x0000_i1025"><v:imagedata o:title="eekers" src="file:///C:\Users\BH43067\AppData\Local\Temp\msohtmlclip1\01\clip_image001.gif"></v:imagedata></v:shape>If the rear wheel locks up he'll have to "lay er down"<o:p></o:p>
  16. 131unlimited

    131unlimited Been here awhile

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    :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

    The FAIL is strong with this one. Nice Chrome helmet to go with the 20+ yr old cruiser. Hopefully his watch will save him from any road rash. Wonder if his date puts out?
  17. Sun Ray

    Sun Ray Polyglottic Moran

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    Clogs! Fucking Dansk Clogs! I would never let my wife on the back of my bike in fucking clogs. But that's just the tip of the iceberg in that there fail...
  18. orangebear

    orangebear Long timer

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    yep the chrome brain bucket will look nice but if you come off it wont save your head. when people learn this the better.
  19. 131unlimited

    131unlimited Been here awhile

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    No, you dont say! Really ?!?! I thought those things were the ultimate is crash protection. Wow, learned something new here today. Will wonders never cease.
  20. Kamloopsrider

    Kamloopsrider Been here awhile

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    Yeah and whats with that smile!!!! Doesn't he know that this is serious business!!! No damn smiling!!!