Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. PFFOG

    PFFOG Richard Alps-aholic

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    Before Mitt shuts down Sesame Street, better turn it on and watch the "Count". 318 my a$$, 220 maybe.

    The Drives are a valid point, but virtually NO traffic and NO cops on roads that are just as twisty, more than offset that fact. But I do know of a 10 mile section that has just one or 2 drives at best only 1 side road that I recall and NO traffic.
  2. Grreatdog

    Grreatdog Long timer

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    We found one road that was six or seven miles of nothing but turns then an eyeblink sized berg followed by another five or six miles of empty twisty road. Which was a nice warm up for the rest of the day spent exploring. Since we ride dual sports we only wanted half asphalt anyway.

    But the best part was that I would be surprised if we passed a dozen cars all day on pavement. On gravel and two track roads we passed on Jeep, one pedestrian and one dog. The two people were very helpful in getting us even more lost. The golden retriever just thought the bikes were cool.

    We took a late afternoon break here after a bunch of gravel roads before we started dead reckoning our way back towards the truck along fun and nearly deserted highways.

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  3. B.Curvin

    B.Curvin Feral Chia Tamer

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    Please do. If I'm free I'll be happy to lead you around.

    Just let me know.

    It is not. This one is ~20 miles northeast of Highlands (as the crow flies). I know the one you speak of though.
  4. B.Curvin

    B.Curvin Feral Chia Tamer

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  5. Grreatdog

    Grreatdog Long timer

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    Damn, I thought we were on virgin ground. :lol3

    Great spot to stop for a few minutes off the bike.
  6. DireWolf

    DireWolf Knees in the Breeze

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    Jesus.

    You whine about me trolling, and here you are being a prick in a nonbasement thread with a half assed threat.

    Grow the fuck up.
  7. Wench On Wheels

    Wench On Wheels RuckusRaisingRedhead

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    So if your hypothetical "those" admit they were wrong..... can they call it a speed trap? :D

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  8. Harvey Krumpet

    Harvey Krumpet Long timer

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    My thoughts exacary. I could make a mint importing those down here.
  9. BiGR Rich

    BiGR Rich Been here awhile

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    I know that XS.........the owner is a moderator on Dotheton. While the bike has changed a little since that picture, it's an insane scoot.
  10. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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  11. fastdadio

    fastdadio Still gettin faster

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    That video was great. I was so sucked into the rant that I was caught completely off gaurd.:lol3
  12. mikesova

    mikesova Michigander

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    Agreed. I think a shock looks (and feels) a lot nicer than a piece of re-rod. To each their own.:D
  13. Ginger Beard

    Ginger Beard The Scramblin' man

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    A welded hard-tail would look way better . :nod
  14. OaklandStrom

    OaklandStrom Long timer

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    When done well, I think they can look good. However, 90% (99%?)of them look like shit.

    I'm tall like that guy, and since I am not interested in forward controls, I'm not really sure how I can build one and still have it be rideable. Look how far back he has to sit just to "fit" on the bike.
  15. Minimike

    Minimike Been here awhile

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    Maybe you can stop by and we can discuss your lack of faith. :D

    Bring your chainsaw and your pulaski so we can get some trails cleared while we talk. We're always looking for volunteers.


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    And a big thanks to all my friends! It's been a great ride these past five and a half years. Really looking forward to March Moto Madness 2013!

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  16. dogtiredRAT

    dogtiredRAT Been here awhile

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    Anyone ever noticed this sticker on the rubbish bin at the overlook on the dragon?

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  17. Budman

    Budman Been here awhile

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    Never noticed it before but all I can say is "Amen"! Im just as tired of all the noise as the rest of society.
  18. MN_Smurf

    MN_Smurf Capt_Confusion

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    I didn't notice that one, but I did notice the sign at the west end that says "Caution: Racetrack Ahead".....
  19. kerhonky

    kerhonky Adventure Poser

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    I was tempted to give them a fail because their boots don't all match. I think I can let them slide, though.

    (Up and down would be the preferred sliding direction.)
  20. dwoodward

    dwoodward Long timer

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    Urgle? I know a few people that'd like one of those.
    click click click CLICK done.