Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. uraberg

    uraberg whosaberg?

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    As in crying? Have a good look at the 1098/1198 torque curves. Nothing flat about it. Don't get me wrong, a big fat hump in the torque curve makes for lots giggles, but that dip around 5k rpm has always bothered me.

    Have a look at a speed triple. That is a flat curve.
  2. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    You're looking at stock emissions regulated data. That goes away with a bit of tuning.
  3. EJ_92606

    EJ_92606 Rider

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    Perhaps, but he still gets a fail for a WAY too early apex.
  4. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    :lol3 yep, that takes care of all discussions about his riding.
  5. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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  6. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    yep. you dont get away with that for ever.
  7. Josephvman

    Josephvman I'm the Decider

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    Thanks for clearing that up for us.


  8. Ogre_fl

    Ogre_fl Long timer

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  9. Ritalin Boy

    Ritalin Boy Petroconsumptivitius

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    Great repost.

    Gotta love the ones that folks find worthy of tossing on their own hard drive. :lol3
  10. Ritalin Boy

    Ritalin Boy Petroconsumptivitius

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    So was it 2 or 3 seconds after the photo when he ran into the sissy bar?
  11. Barman

    Barman Way Offline

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    I know the rider, he's alive and well. :deal And being the safety minded individual that he is :lol3 ,showed us all that dragging a knee on the Dragon doesn't require breaking the 30mph speed limit. Worthless yes but after all what is the Gap for but mugging to the photographers. :dunno
  12. Barry

    Barry Just Beastly

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  13. mrphotoman

    mrphotoman Long timer

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  14. STUFF2C

    STUFF2C We Ain't Left Yet!!

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    Met a guy in a campground in the NC mountains, that's exactly the way he packed his tent. He left everything in it and rolled it up. He did spent a little more time making it a little tighter wrap. Really, when you are camping day after day it makes a lot of sense. throw it on the ground and add poles... your done!

  15. Flying-D

    Flying-D Just Passing Through

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    You're kidding, right? I can pack my tent in probably 5 minutes. Why the hell would I ever want that monstrosity flapping in the breeze behind me?
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    StoneAgeMan Wanderer

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    :norton:clap
    :clap:clapI knew somebody would get it :D
  17. StoneAgeMan

    StoneAgeMan Wanderer

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    I test-drove a Monster, woo-boy, wheelies in any gear, at any speed, while hanging over the front end. Insane it t'was:D
  18. baloneyskin daddy

    baloneyskin daddy bikaholic

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    Wheelies in every gear at any speed?:huh I like the Monsters but this is as big a stretch as I've heard since highschool when guys used to say their basically stock street cars with glasspacks on them could pull the front wheels off the ground.:norton
  19. SteelB12

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    the only Monster I rode felt like a riding mower compared to my Bandit
  20. klaviator

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    You mean like this riding lawnmower?

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