Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. UnsureFooting

    UnsureFooting Title of User Here

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    He's so dark side. He's got car tires on the front.
  2. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    double dark. We have cookies! :D
  3. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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  4. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    Actually I'd say he's quadruple dark.
  5. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    Saw a video earlier in the thread with some guys doing that, one kept trying to reach but never quite touching, I wanted to see him make contact since he had no gloves on.
  6. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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    And now for the rest of the story..................
  7. el queso

    el queso toda su base

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    Mmmmm, patina.
  8. KilLeR Kawasaki

    KilLeR Kawasaki Marky A

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    I see people taking acceptable bikes and make them look ridiculous and compromise their very structure and ride-ability. I see monkeys (Orange County Cycles) building loathsome homages to some bar-cruiser's ego. All this, I don't get. I like thinking about scores of Japanese (German, Austrian, Italian, English, etc) engineers working long into the night making my off the shelf bike the very best they can. Bobbers and Choppers are just beyond me.

  9. Aussijussi

    Aussijussi Long timer

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    I'll have to try that on my 990adv:D
  10. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    :lol3 Instant patina gonna get cho...all right.
  11. RidingDonkeys

    RidingDonkeys Purveyor of Awesome

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    Because you aren't seeing the reality of most chopper/bobbers and the scene around it. It isn't $60k chromed out garage queens. It's guys buying a wrecked mess or a basket case for $200 and making into a street legal driver for under $1k in their own garage with their own tools. It isn't about someone else engineering the perfect motorcycle, it is about you engineering the best motorcycle you can build for yourself. Sure, some guys are great at it, and people are willing to pay them to build bikes, but the heart of the scene is the self-built daily driver.



    Sent from the voices in my head and transcribed by their drinking buddy.
  12. Flying-D

    Flying-D Just Passing Through

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    Not to mention that technology changes. It is possible to take bike built in the sixties and make it ride better, given 50 years more of understanding geometry, loads, braking, etc.. Then again, some guys do it for a certain look. It's all good with me.:D
  13. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Which means that for all the nicely done bikes out there, there will be some real junkers sharing the road with you, puking oil and dropping parts in your way... :muutt
  14. 2fast4u

    2fast4u What the hell!

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    Bobbers was first made to get more speed. Strip all the fat. To me less looks better too.
  15. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    "Here, I gave you an athletic cup to sit on." :rofl
  16. 2fast4u

    2fast4u What the hell!

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    Burt munro!!!:wink:
  17. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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    Yup and I hope to see thousands MORE out there. :freaky
  18. GI_JO_NATHAN

    GI_JO_NATHAN Long timer

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    Which is different from the things people do with cars how?
  19. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    It's not. But personally, when something comes loose, I like to reach for the welder instead of the closet for coathangers...
  20. 2fast4u

    2fast4u What the hell!

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    I have used coathangers to weld (braze) with in a pinch.