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

  1. bwalsh

    bwalsh Long timer

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    One day after giving me a speeding ticket I had noticed the local moto cop didn't have a stitch of safety gear on so I said...
    "you should get the town to buy you some protective gear."

    His reply...
    "I don't go that Fast." :huh

    You can't argue with stupid.
  2. haystack

    haystack Just ride

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    They would have more gear, if they did not spend all of their clothing allowance on GoGo Boots!
  3. Rajin Cajun

    Rajin Cajun Been here awhile

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    I love the RC51 Rider's expression! :rofl
  4. fishwich

    fishwich El Borbah

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    Helps keep her hair from getting that ratty biker hag look. Hair tied with a scrunchie or rubber band, flapping around in the wind can get cut. Happened to a friend after a couple rides and she cried like a baby.

  5. fishwich

    fishwich El Borbah

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    Not even a cruiser lid for the pooch?

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  6. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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    :huh So the Cruiser fool that needs riding lessons is Bad Ass and the guy that knows what he is doing is somehow not?

    :loco
  7. 1911fan

    1911fan Master of the Obvious

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    Unclear on this.... cut by the leather thingy or by the scrunchy/rubber band thingy? Girfriend has long hair and we usually braid and scrunchy it before a ride. Hate for her to lose it.
    /thread jack, more pics please!!!


    1911fan
  8. farmerstu

    farmerstu Been here awhile

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    I couldn't find any video of yellow wolf on a car tire. i may have been thinking of one a saw with a 1800 wing on a car tire at deals gap. sorry.
  9. viverrid

    viverrid not dead yet

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    To whip car doors with!
  10. fishwich

    fishwich El Borbah

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    Rubber bands cut her hair.

  11. Tepi

    Tepi Been here awhile

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    Really? I thought that leather thing was part of the pirate outfit, to protect your neck from getting cut with a cutlass. :rofl

    None of the women I know have problems with rubber bands... I'd see it uncomfy to have a leather scabbard under a full face helmet..

    As for that dog pic, I'd see the pooch flying off really easily if the rider had to do a quick manouver or quickly brake, etc... kinda hazardous for the pooch.
  12. C/1/509

    C/1/509 Why?

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    I think he's talking about the gear the (bottom pic) guy is wearing...
  13. dbuzz

    dbuzz Citizen of the world

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    Rubber bands will break the hair. I use a fabric type band top and bottom of the plait ... my hair is waist length. Didn't like the leather plait cover things ... catches on the helmet.

    Dog riding on the tank would be illegal here.
  14. xprovince

    xprovince Adventurertypeperson

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    A HYABUSQUID!:clap
  15. TrashCan

    TrashCan Scary Jerry

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    Pictures or it didn't happen.:D


    :1drink
  16. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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  17. Hurricane Bob

    Hurricane Bob Long timer

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  18. erkmania

    erkmania Still Adventuring

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    Those Marines in foreign countries crack me up, too. For gawd's sake! They're so frickin' overdressed.

    I guess they can be forgiven, though, since ATGATT for them means "All The Guns, All The Time."

    You do what you want, but please just have enough medical insurance so that I don't have to pay for your boo-boos. You have the right to choose. You don't have the right to eff with my wallet!

    Now, meander on and be free...
  19. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    jeez, glad the jeep was parked. I pictured her hair getting stuck in the tire and getting yanked out of the truck, head first! :huh
  20. dbuzz

    dbuzz Citizen of the world

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    Nah I won't embarrass myself posting pics of my scraggly mop :shog

    There is a religious mob here - Brethren I think - many of their womenfolk have amazing hair - I've seen one with hair to below her knees :eek1 and that was plaited :eek1