Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. 2fast4u

    2fast4u Been here awhile

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    He was going to fast in that much traffic.
  2. zeeede

    zeeede Long timer

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    Look harder still... at about 0:15 or 0:16, if you look at the road along the left trolley rail, you can see some missing asphalt along the rail a couple of feet before where the bike landed. Likely a combination of two. When he reacted and got on the brakes HARD, his front tire also got trapped in this missing asphalt. If you look close at the video you can that his bike is pretty much lined up with that left trolley rail.

    I wish I knew how to do a screen grab from youtube... I'd post it up.

    Edit: Also visible near the orange shoe at around :051.
  3. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    Plus I don't think the chances of such a "neat" endo are likely otherwise, he was at least dipped in the rail if not grabbed by it.
  4. Human Ills

    Human Ills Useful Idiom

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    I couldn't help but noticing the useless bystander was wearing Capris, maybe that's why he was so reluctant to get out of his car.
  5. PSYCHO II

    PSYCHO II Crusty Demon

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    Perhaps substitute the practice of a higher risk skill with the development of more observation and anticipation. Looking further ahead and giving yourself more time to respond appropriately.

    After all how many events are truly out of our own control?
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  6. JimVonBaden

    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    :deal

    Not to mention doing the worst thing possible by sticking out his leg in case he slips. (Not to be confused with the foot forward method of riding!)

    Jim :brow
  7. Lobster Grrl

    Lobster Grrl Ground feeder

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  8. The_Commander

    The_Commander The Man.

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    How 2005.
  9. Vulfy

    Vulfy Been here awhile

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    With boobies.
  10. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Meh, depends on how fast he's actually going, and what kind of sole his boots have. I've planted a foot a time or two on pavement, but not with grippy boots...

    Something like this, more 'foot down' than 'leg out'...

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    Only done it in the rain or when there's something in the road that might give me trouble...
  11. sk8rdi16

    sk8rdi16 Adventurer

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    Where to start.....

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  12. Wench On Wheels

    Wench On Wheels RuckusRaisingRedhead

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    I don't know if it's related to his death or if it's usually like this..... but..... there were no less than 8 speed traps..... 5 in a 1/2 mile span..... by evening this past weekend. :eek1

    Don't get caught doing 57 in a 30 on the dragon..... unless you've got great boobs and the cop who turned around to pull ya over has a thing for redheads. :wink:

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  13. Daamud

    Daamud Life is like a box of Old Milwaukee

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    How many fingers does this guy clutch with?????? :ear
  14. Rakthi

    Rakthi mopetista

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    The useless Kuryakyn hyper charger?
  15. thetable

    thetable Long timer

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    Sarcasm! And as far as I remember, ABS was an option for 2010, became standard later on.
  16. GhostRiderFC

    GhostRiderFC Just a guy who rides

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    So... All kinds of evidence of the 57 in the 30, but no evidence of the great boobs. You can't allege that you've got great boobs unless you're going to demonstrate said boobs so we can determine their greatness on our own. This is not something you can determine for yourself. Your bias is obvious. You need at least 30 objective, non-biased, complete strangers on the internet to determine that for you. So... let's see 'em. :deal
  17. two trackin fool

    two trackin fool Long timer

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    GOD I love red heads :clap
  18. Krang

    Krang Rides with hippies

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  20. Tip Over

    Tip Over Whoopsie!

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    Just crazy enough to be awesome.
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