Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. NC Scott

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    That's actually MotoGP star Nicky Hayden "backing it in". I heard he was in town getting a few runs on the Dragon before his race in Qatar this weekend.

    He's kicking his foot out to wave to Killboy while maintaining the appropriate body position to roll on the throttle and drift effortlessly through the curve. He tends to use a hybrid supermoto/roadrace style on his Harley. I have heard him caution against hanging off on the street.

    Note the late apex line he is using, precisely locating his rear contact patch on HIS yellow line without crossing the double yellow.

    The quote on his blog says "It is more fun to ride a slow bike fast." He must really be loving riding that Ducati.

    Those guys make this stuff looks so easy.

    For those not familiar with Hayden, here is a picture of him the day he got the news he was going to Ducati:
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  2. TrashCan

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    Soon to be assless jeans.
  4. Offcamber

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    Well at least he is trying desperately to NOT cross the double yellow line. He must be imagining it made of dog $hit covered razor blades. :lol3
  5. lethe

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    only a crazy person would imagine such a thing!
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    Good thing he kept his hand off the front brake lever. You know what happens if you use that front brake.

    He is just practicing good riding skills. :huh
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    Oh yeah! :drif

    Having said this I hope she didn't mash the rear....
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    But I'm pretty sure she did...

    Follow up pics?
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    I can't see any pic. :cry What's up with that?

    Trashcan posts a lot of pics I can never see...
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    Do you think she turns on the blinker on every corner or just in hopes it will help her make this one? :D
  15. NC Scott

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    You are right. I was having too much fun to pay attention to the details. Apologies all around.

    Now back to our show.

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    She is traversing the world making only left turns....
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    That 1800cc of American made muscle has a little more lean left in it as the floor boards do fold up....... how much more leaning the car tire is capable is another question
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    Well, I am on a Mac and a Win 7 machine, do I need to go to Linux??

    Which one can you not see.
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    no worries she is on a tragleverse vectir the carries her thru the turn inside the white line feverzoid
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