Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. stretch160

    stretch160 Been here awhile

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    I've found the opposite to be true. Moving around on a bike helps keep the but from getting sore on long rides. Though it does give the legs a work out.
  2. CSI

    CSI Been here awhile

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    When I was stationed in Heidelberg Germany, I became friends with a local, that raced in the Formula Ford series. Thru that friendship, I was able to attend the MotoGP Races at Hockenheim (the year that Kevin Schwantz won it), as well as numerous Touring Car events.

    My buddy had a VW Golf Turbo Diesel. One particular morning, he took me out on the track....he in his VW (with my wife in the passenger seat), and me following on my Ninja 600R.

    He smoked me......I like to use the excuse that I was over careful, as he told me to be careful for the moisture still on the track (it was like 8 am), but the truth was, he knew exactly how fast he could enter each and every turn....
  3. Bar None

    Bar None Candy Ass

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    Back on topic with photos, please.

    <a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/BX-BO3a2vsM4t1OWdGzwgUaIbKjRJzht00XWUEa7MhQ?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-3kfgK1M3n00/UfjkFHivlcI/AAAAAAAANKM/XScukwQmQ04/s800/1006320_10151845087063140_229951155_n.jpg" height="480" width="720" /></a>



    <a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/Xj6kbKgsdFJ4BRczBgCeDwAP1nzEIA-65IERQEGM_ig?feat=embedwebsite"><img src="https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-pucVKR4sXtM/T_DxcfDmGLI/AAAAAAAAM_E/05jfLRRtP-4/s800/img001.jpg" height="636" width="800" /></a>

    I'll be back in late April giving you :asshat s something to fail.
  4. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    Looks a lot like this in WV right now.
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  5. atomicalex

    atomicalex silly aluminum boxes

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    lol, girls!
  6. SilkMoneyLove

    SilkMoneyLove Long timer

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    A few more weeks and this will be gone.

    Looking forward to a trip in May to the Gap area.

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  7. Turbo Ghost

    Turbo Ghost Been here awhile

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    The whole purpose of moving around/hanging off on a bike is to move the weight outward and allow the bike to be more upright and keep a better contact patch with the road.
  8. FatherX

    FatherX socially stunted

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  9. BgDadddy

    BgDadddy Big Dufus

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    Thanks for that. :evil
  10. xuare

    xuare Gravity wins again

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    So' the error is they're over the line, right?

    (Couldn't resist)
  11. TrashCan

    TrashCan Scary Jerry

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    Naw, he's doing good.

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  12. yellow_wolf

    yellow_wolf Adventurer

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    really you folks got nothing better to do than talk about a washed up 50 yr old on a wing with a car tire,hahahahahaha

    I don't want to ruin this thread with facts but what the heck

    1-im 3 min slower than the fastest sport bikes there,9.7 miles,,,thats like forever

    2-the guy on the ducati was faster but was getting a video done at the time so that's why he did not leave me

    3-the car tire"on a wing" has a larger contact patch"ran both thru water in a corner and measured",can lay down more throttle coming out of the turns with out spinning like my bike tires did,and my runs are timed and are just a tic faster with a car tire
    in the rain there is way way more grip!!

    4-i ride to have fun,be with friends,share a common interest some of you should try it!!!!

    things that are NOT true
    I am not the fastest time on the dragon
    when I videoed I never said if you leave me the video is free,lol
    I did not die in a bad wreck at the dragon"yes ive heard that one,lol
  13. Mike.Gail

    Mike.Gail Intentionally Blank

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  14. yellow_wolf

    yellow_wolf Adventurer

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  15. canoeguy

    canoeguy Been here awhile

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    "The Rumors of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated."
  16. CBAT

    CBAT occasional wanderer

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    Great post! Thank you!
    One thing you didn't settle is what kind of oil do you use in your wing. :ear

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    Chivvalry Been here awhile

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    Flying-D Just Passing Through

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    Killer 'Vette...and I mean that literally...:huh

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    OldPete Be aware

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  20. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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