Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. Blinkerfluid

    Blinkerfluid Long timer

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    The trick is to go in the off season, then you can have the whole road to yourself. I've been twice, once in early December and once on new years day, both times I think I saw maybe 1 or 2 other bikes and 2 or 3 cars. I definitely have no desire to go over a holiday weekend in the spring/summer/fall. :eek1
  2. DAKEZ

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    At least the :asshat is the one that bit it that time.
  3. Zerk

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    I went on a holiday weekend, just cause that was when my vacation was.

    Time of day makes a difference. After 5 wasn't bad, and I think midday was surprisingly not that bad, first time in the morning was busier.

    I got my merit badge, and I got no desire to go back.

    One thing about the Dragon, there is no getting off. You get on and you have to ride to the end.
  4. Wheedle

    Wheedle I love inflatable fun!

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    There are several pull-off's with good sight lines for turning around...
  5. Wheedle

    Wheedle I love inflatable fun!

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    Track days will not teach you low speed, tight quarters maneuvering...
  6. rivercreep

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    I pretty much fall under the rider has skills "snob" and has no need for ABS...
    :D:evil:roflLoved the comment someone made about PBR having a distinguished taste!:rofl:cry....kinda like the Schlitz-Shits!

    I'll give a nod to Sam Adams and Yumling Black and Tan as far as Domestics are concerned but, that's about it.

    As for the notrogen in the tires; drink Bud and fart into the valve stem. That oughta do it. (finally found a use for Budweiser)
  7. DAKEZ

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    You really need to visit Portland OR. Your view of domestics will be forever altered. :nod
  8. BikePilot

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    I'm blaming on that ultra-annoying blinky light on the slow bike in front :lol3
  9. rivercreep

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    Dude!...if I had the money (and time) I'd ride the hell out there just to have a bier with ya and talk smack!:freakyI always like your perspective on riding and we could talk for hours I'm sure!

    What Domestics ya got? (I'm not a complete snob but DO like quality like those I mentioned earlier)

    Had "Bud ice" once and could have filled up quite a few Mack Truck tires afterwards.:eek1 SPEW!
  10. nerowolfe79

    nerowolfe79 Adventurer

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    kinda double fail, I'd say.

    the main one is of course the squid guy: riding a RR in a suit doesn't make you a racing rider, and doesn't turn the road into a track.

    otoh, reading here I don't think the Gap is the best place in the world for unexperienced/unskilled/noob riders as the one on the beemer. not sayin that slow riders shouldn't be allowed through, just suggesting it's not the most "relaxing" environment to grow skills into.
  11. cliffy109

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    I agree completely. Racer boy was an idiot but I can appreciate the frustration of being behind a very slow rider on such an amazing stretch of road. It kind of defetes the whole purpose of riding the twisties if you're going to treat it like a parking lot.

    The way he chose to pass is just amazing though... idiot.
  12. IRideASlowBike

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    Dude... You have no idea, America has like THE biggest variety of great beers now. Not talking about Anheuser-Busch, but microbreweries.

    To name a companies:

    Sierra Nevada
    Stone
    Anchor Brewing Co.
    Magic Hat


    And those are just the big ones, there are unlimited numbers of small breweries that you don't even know about.
  13. rivercreep

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    Do they deserve to be spelled Bier?:wink:

    What's funny from a different perspective, is that the German Biers I like; well, if they were to be served in Germany to a German, I'm sure they'd think it the equiv. to our Budweiser here.:freaky
    B.T.W. My favorite that I can buy at a local Dist. is St.Pauli Girl Dark. (that's still cheap enough for me to afford):deal
    And, if all else fails, give me some Bacardi Dark Rum Select.

    Gotta go now = getting thirsty!:jkam
  14. DAKEZ

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    Portland has more micro-brews than any other place on the planet!!! :beer
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    C-Stain Accredited Nincompoop

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  16. peterman

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    and they all have that yeasty unfinished taste and they all suck,,so what?More in PDX area prolly,, butt lame the same ass,,near to me, my heart can see.
    Just like Blewjean or anyplace. Lots of microbrewrys(sp,like I fucking care) does not equate to good beer.
    to me,,same same,,all same. Got anything I'd like?,,,:freaky,,naw,, I didn't think so.
    Find a beer that you like,
    one that does not make you sick or hungover the next day,
    or cause terrible headaches,
    ,or cause you to spend the early half of the next day scrubbing your stinky hole raw from multiple visits to the round white ring seat and abrasion from the miles of white butt tape.

    Find one that hits all yer cry-teary-uh, and stick with that beer.
    or do like i do,,find one so rank and skanky, all high test, but cheap,,and nobody wants one,,:D,,buy that!,,:1drink
  17. DAKEZ

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    :rofl Hi Peter. :wave
  18. peterman

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    Wow!,,that was close!
    I had nearly completed a hate filled diatribe aimed at PDX and cities in general,,(I hatem) and it was a ripper too!
    then,, something said,,STFU peterhead, and mellow out! I remembered the last time I rode to PDX,,and it was to meet-up with (my beloved but rarely seen brother) Raindog for some motovidtlknowgig.
    A while back. _____________________________.

    Portland stinks. I kinda need a bath too. And some of you wear way too much perfumey shit! scrub yer ass and swab yer pits regular, and you don't need no foo-foo juice.
    All the girlperfumes, after-shave, and ,spritzes, & colognes won't defend you against a chili-dog fart in a sleeping bag! you make your own destiny!
    But my next mission will be to ride the *[already drunken]*bicycle to the store for more beer, and not get killed in the venture.

    MMMV,, :lol3,,and prolly does,,:clap


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  19. 250senuf

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    I like hydrating beer. :freaky


    ps:
    More "Peterman" available in the PNW regional thread. Great insights on various and sundry matters.
  20. DAKEZ

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    I bought the first book of Peterman. GREAT STUFF!!! :1drink"Rants and ramblings from a self-proclaimed madman motorsickle man!"

    Dogs don't have lips for whistling - Peter Vanish

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