Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. Marylander

    Marylander Been here awhile

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    Those look like street boots to me (alpinestars scouts). I like a much chunkier boot for actual dirt riding.
  2. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    I do believe I tend to agree with your observation
  3. ajayhawkfan

    ajayhawkfan Rock Chalk

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  4. UnsureFooting

    UnsureFooting Title of User Here

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    If it'll make you feel better, go ahead and buy them. I'll even tell you I used them to make you feel useful.
  5. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Probably has more to do with keeping your his pants or boots from melting if he touches it or gets too close...
  6. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    I like my Gaerne Supermotards for the Husky, but I've got a pair of TCX's for commuting or general goofing off.
  7. ibafran

    ibafran villagidiot

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    This. I have a pair of el cheapo's mounted and aimed as such. I swear, some bike manufacturers do not test after dark in the twisties. Perhaps govts legislate what lights must be without thought to what it does to bikes? Thus, BMW had to go to the fancy gyroscopic headlight. And I will bet that light has limitations too?

    Mine got mounted after several near-collisions with joggers, bicyclists, and debris in corners. Joggers are on a parr with road kill for being brain dead.

    The cut-off light spread on my bike is so severe that most regulatory roads signs are not reflected. Dipping the bike into acorner, I get maybe 8 feet of pavement showing in front of me. Forget seeing any pedestrians, bicyclists, etc mid-corner.
  8. baloneyskin daddy

    baloneyskin daddy bikaholic

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    You have'nt seen a worthless headlight in the twitsties till you ride a 1050 Tiger.
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    VietHorse Long timer

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  10. tedder

    tedder irregular

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    and here starts a smallest-dick contest.
  11. TrashCan

    TrashCan Scary Jerry

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    My head light is so bad, when I go around a curve, I have to put my foot down to feel the yellow line.

    :eek1
  12. Craneguy

    Craneguy British Hooligan

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    Hah! Mine's so bad I ride backwards and use the tail light!
  13. rdwalker

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    Hah! Mine's so bad I need a flashlight to turn the bike off.
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    JimVonBaden "Cool" Aid!

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    You ARE the man!:deal:lol3

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    UnsureFooting Title of User Here

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    Ha! Mine's so bad, I.... no actually it's pretty decent. :D
  16. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    Since I put in HID on the low beam it is great with the motolights on straights. Hustling through the twists and bends leaned over on roads like 151, 215 and 276 in the dark of night.. not so good.
  17. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Yeah, I came down Ceasar's Head late a couple months ago, middle of knat season (so my tinted visor was down). Low beam was sketchy, but the ADV Monster lights worked great. To bad I'm nice and had to kill them when I passed oncoming traffic so I wouldn't blind them...
  18. Tip Over

    Tip Over Whoopsie!

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    I have the official Harley LED headlight on my bike. Absolutely amazing on the straights, Can't see more then ten feet in from of me when I'm turning sharp (but it's a very bright ten feet).
  19. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    Well you should be set up pretty well then. But then again you are in Florida. If there is a curve, it will be a corner, and if a corner in FL, a street light. :rofl
  20. Tip Over

    Tip Over Whoopsie!

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    Off ramps have some scary bits.:eek1 I once nearly hit a hobo.