Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. Downs

    Downs KK6RBI

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    Them stretchy pants would probably melt real good like.
  2. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    Naw, they would tear away real quick so the human hide could manage the slide.

    She does comment about learning about the appropriateness of gear. I will drop her a note to tell her I posted her stuff here.

    NCS
  3. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    They don't work behind some face shields that have an anti-UV coating. Mine didn't, so I had a pair of prescription G-15 sunglasses made.
  4. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    Oh puke. Shades of The Video Lady.

    Vintage Customs with the Honda 160 cafe' build?

    Meh. Feh.

    --Bill
  5. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    I would have to disagree.

    How wonderful to see another budding motorcyclist. An in that not just one looking to get a chromed up HD or the loudest 600rr. So she moves in a circle where getting a CB160 going as fast as it can, or putting a rusted out CL350 back on the road is a thing of joy. We then become mentors, not to reshape based upon how we have become but to encourage her into a competent biker regardless of CCs, model and age. I hope we never tire of seeing the excitement of one changing their life against the flow of current standards, of becoming one in love with two wheels.


    Oh wait.. sorry.. I forgot the "Confirmed Curmudgeon" part.. just forget what I wrote. :lol3

    NCS
  6. UnsureFooting

    UnsureFooting Title of User Here

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    I'm absolutely thrilled to see someone make an unusual or unpopular choice in motorbikes. It's just not necessary to disparage bikes that aren't your flavor.
  7. LowInSlo

    LowInSlo Been here awhile

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    I agree. That said, I also understand the frustration with the unending harangue of the HD crowd. No, not all of them, but a loud percentage. I think HD makes some fine vehicles. Not for me, but they're fine. It's the unceasing chest beating I get weary of. Just effing ride and leave me alone.

    Gratuitous pic
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    Great parallel parking job.
  8. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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  9. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    There's a guy black guy around here with a aircooled GS1000R 4cyl in a sportster frame, he always wears a chrome brain bucket and a red bandana over his face
  10. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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  11. orangebear

    orangebear Long timer

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    is it me are the rear light very close to the back wheel??
  12. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    And I'll have to AGREE with your disagreement. What she said made a lot of sense, and more power to her on her journey. :clap

    I'll leave the original grumbly post up for posterity. Just a kneejerk reaction to remembering the flamefest surrounding the Vid Lady...

    --Bill :deal
  13. dbuzz

    dbuzz Citizen of the world

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  14. GI_JO_NATHAN

    GI_JO_NATHAN Long timer

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    Can't believe noone mentioned his visor being up. Unless I just missed it, woulnd't be the first time..
  15. TrashCan

    TrashCan Scary Jerry

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    I saw no smiles in your post, so maybe you don't know why his visor is up.:ear


    :D
  16. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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  17. jrou111

    jrou111 Stair Climber

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    That exhaust on the red bike looks a little smokey :wink:
  18. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    Yup. Clearly it is a LITTLE smokey. If on the gas it would A LOT smokey.

    A good training technique. Following one, if you see the road covered in smoke, get on the gas, if it disappears, get on the brakes.

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    NCS
  19. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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    Two smokey. :lol3

    (no [klay] required)
  20. bwalsh

    bwalsh Long timer

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    [Klay]smoky[Klay] :deal

    Or did he ride a too smoke two? :augie