Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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  2. BgDadddy

    BgDadddy Big Dufus

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    Idiot gives us Harley riders a bad name...

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  3. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    But, but... freedom pipes...
    (he did have some decent rock blasting over the stereo that I could clearly make out in my helmet.)
  4. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    It seems a lot of the "dragon fail" images are in this turn. Having never been to the dragon, is it possible that you can see the next turn and it is not really as dangerous as it looks?


  5. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    The next turn is after about 30ft of straight, and is a tight blind right. (as in a tall dirt bank, not just shrubs)

    If someone came around doing the speed limit in their lane, you would likely end up in the right ditch trying to avoid them, or fubar that next right hander.
  6. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie

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    I've never been down there, but I'd wear the fuck outa my horn getting behind an asshat like this. Cross the line, get a toot. The bigger the offense, the longer the blast.
  7. thetable

    thetable Long timer

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    You have fun with that... Might as well tape the button down. Oh, and install a bigger horn.
  8. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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  9. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    I think he goes by Floppy Zebra on facebook. He crashed twice and got I believe 2 tickets that weekend alone.


    https://www.facebook.com/floppy.zebra
  10. Homey

    Homey Been here awhile

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    I don't know why everyone thinks you're going to get splattered just because you have a little head on collision. Have you ever been in a head on collision???? :ear I have (that makes me an expert:deal). It wasn't so bad.

    I came around a 25mph hairpin (in my own lane thank you very much) at about 50mph and found a Winnebago in my lane coming right at me. I had everything on the ground trying to turn inside of it but it just wasn't happening so I hit him. Taught him a lesson too, I dented his bumper real good! He won't do that again.

    I did get hurt, I got a good bruise on my calf when I bounced off his rear duals. I bailed off on the inside when I realized the engine cases were levering the tires off the ground (yeah, I laid her down). Unfortunately my 82 Katana was squashed. The guy was good enough to back up off my bike and drive off without so much as an "are you ok?" One of my buddies chased him up the road and got his license number so he ended up buying me a new bike, set of leathers and all the gear so it wasn't so bad at all. I don't see what all the whining is all about...:evil:evil
  11. PFFOG

    PFFOG Richard Alps-aholic

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    Consider yourself lucky, the first accident on a MC is frequently the last.
  12. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Then I should go buy a lottery ticket, but the only thing I've ever hit is the ground and my own limits... :rofl
  13. jfman

    jfman Long timer

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    Get a 125 they said, it will be slow and safe they said... :lol3
  14. Homey

    Homey Been here awhile

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    ????? Really? That was not my first, in 40ish years of riding I've been off more times than I have fingers and toes, including more than once at over 100mph on the race track and I've never broken a bone. I always thought it was my incredible skill that I never got hurt...:evil
  15. PFFOG

    PFFOG Richard Alps-aholic

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    In the last 10 years, I have known or ridden with 6 that are not with us anymore, another 3 that will never walk again. And for most it was the 1st or 2nd street accident.

    Like I said, consider yourself lucky.
  16. Homey

    Homey Been here awhile

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    I don't consider it luck. I call it knowing when you can hang it out and when not too. It's also called wearing the appropriate gear. I've worn full leathers and armor since the 80's. Crashing doesn't usually hurt anyone. It's that sudden stop right afterwards that gets people... :)

    One interesting note, every one of my little group of 80's street/race track hooligans is still alive and well. It's the hangers on that would come wanting to ride with us on the weekends who didn't fair so well. It comes back to not riding over your head which is not luck.
  17. Jack90210

    Jack90210 quia ego nominor leo

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    You've got your line well set with premium bait.

    My guess is that some big fish are gonna jump right into the boat.

    Well done, sir. :wink:
  18. Chivvalry

    Chivvalry Been here awhile

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    LMAO, I was thinking the same thing. :beer
  19. Jim Moore

    Jim Moore Long timer

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    Am I the only one thinking, "Holy shit, I need a Grom!"
  20. O.C.F.RIDER

    O.C.F.RIDER Loose nut behind h/bars

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    At least he was already VERY close to the ground. :lol3
    The short flight off the side of the road probably sort of sucked though.

    CW