Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    Reaching inside the truck for something? a biker bandit perhaps?

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  2. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Same curve as the Triumph/Corvette crash a few weeks ago, but I'm pretty sure this pic is much older.
  3. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Which way is forward ? :rofl

    Interesting steering and anti-brake-wrap linkage and single shock turnbuckle. Guess that makes ride height adjustment easy...

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  4. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    Yeah this is from a series of the crash posted May 2009 but clearly is mid Sept or so if you notice the tree color. So maybe 2008
  5. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    RDTCU Banned

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    I'd hate for my shirt tail to get under a rear fender...
  7. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    I am still trying to figure out the seat on the black one. mounted protective cup?? :rofl
  8. DCrider

    DCrider Live from THE Hill

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    new line from Sargent, the Jagger seat :lol3

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  9. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    The helmets and shields are at least as old as the bikes....:lol3
  10. orangebear

    orangebear Long timer

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    the back of the bike must of fell. or they guy just cut it off.
  11. Marylander

    Marylander Been here awhile

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  12. STSVPilot

    STSVPilot YAY!

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    looks like a catchers mitt for a seat. yikes.


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  13. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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  14. gravityisnotmyfriend

    gravityisnotmyfriend Long timer

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    He cut it off. On purpose if you can believe it!

    There's a whole build thread on DTT where people kept telling him that his frame was going to break. I guess it's holding up so far.

    http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=22003.0
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    Marylander Been here awhile

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    No idea. I mostly just looked at the pictures. :rofl
  16. ibafran

    ibafran villagidiot

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    Tires might be as old too? Do they still make those tread patterns? Looks like one is an old Dunlop K70 and the other is an old Pirelli?
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    NJ-Brett Brett

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    They still make K70's, in 19 and 18 inch sizes, and they are not bad dual sport tires.
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    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    Dunlop also makes new K81s (TT100). They use modern rubber now, and they're a lot better than the old ones. The old Trials Universal was a better dual sport tire than the K70.
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    tokyoklahoma 75%has been 25%wanabe

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    There are companies making new 3/4 helmets and bubble visors, although I don't know why in the hell anyone would actually ride in one.
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