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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    I think he meant the right boot appears to be touching the tire but if anything it mostly likely would be the swing arm. If I do that I melt a boot. Learnt from experience.
    NCS
  2. gmk999

    gmk999 ____ as a Rotax

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    Ultralight carbon..and four pounds of water.
  3. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    Ah right, seems like that would be annoying. Good thing I ride like a ninny so I never have to worry about that.
  4. pretbek

    pretbek Long timer

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    Is that a car tire!?
  5. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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  6. PFFOG

    PFFOG Richard Alps-aholic

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    Looks like it to me

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    RDTCU Banned

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    Just noticed they're wearing SIDIs :rofl
  8. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    Ahhhhhhhh nooooooooo. The start of a boot shoe motorcycle sub thread.:huh
  9. NC Scott

    NC Scott MOmymamamamaMOmymama

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    Here you can plainly see his head moving back and to the left. Perhaps his GoPro "Zapruder Edition" will have some footage from the grassy knoll just ahead.
  10. Al Goodwin

    Al Goodwin Long timer

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    Looks great to.me.

    Notice...we're NOT looking at the rear of the bike straight away, Therefore I believe, by looking at the bend in the elbows...hi right arm being more outstretched, his left appearing to be tucked in a bit, that he IS off-centered to the inside. The angle throws it all off.
  11. tedder

    tedder irregular

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    Oh? Look like normal speedplays to me.

    (admittedly, I ride a carbon fredbike with mtb cleats, I like the shoes better)
  12. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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  13. melville

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    I'm seeing Frogs.

    When SPDs first came out, a guy just starting out at my velodrome was using them. Thankfully he was slow, and therefore was never in a position to pull a foot in front of me at 30 mph. But I did envy how he was able to walk with dignity between races.
  14. kerhonky

    kerhonky Adventure Poser

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    No, that's just her ass.
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    zeeede Long timer

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    Yeah, I didn't think it looked like it was touching in the picture, but it was a little too close for comfort for me... I was just wondering if he's ever gotten his heel in there before.
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  18. Crazy_Dave

    Crazy_Dave Back'in it in

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  19. viverrid

    viverrid not dead yet

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    He has wide adventure bars not clip-ons. If he moves his upper body any more to the left he isn't going to be able to easily reach the right bar. Dunno if he has any tankbag to impede the forward lean he'd need to be able to reach out more, or if he just doesn't care to.

    I use a position like that sometimes on my 990. Moving my butt over is sufficient weight shift for how hard/fast I am usually wanting to corner on public roads, and it leaves my head & chest behind the still air bubble of the pseudo windshield. I don't ride to drag hard parts on that bike with its dualsport tires. And I don't even have a tankbag.
  20. BikerGeek99

    BikerGeek99 Horizon Chaser

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    Front tire is on the ground. What you're seeing is sunlight on the pavement and shadows from the bike. Kinda looks like the front tire is off the ground, but it isn't.

    For the record, I am a pant-cuff-outside-the-boot type of rider.

    Carry on.

    :freaky