Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    Running out of gear at 100? I'd have 3 more shifts to make after 100.

    These bikes' quarter mile times average around 10 seconds flat at about 135.

    Autocross isn't a motorcycle event unless you're a motor officer with an 850 pound cruiser. And, yes, that's done in first gear. Granted, you'd win in the tight twisties, but on a course with decent straights, it might be a tossup.
  2. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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    You forgot the BUTT-UGLY V-Stroms. :D .....................:zilla
  3. yuu

    yuu Been here awhile

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    Gymkhana doesn't need to be limited to police motors nor big cruisers

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  4. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    He'd still lose against cars on a car size course.
  5. yuu

    yuu Been here awhile

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    And a car could not do that course without a ton of out of course excursions.

    I see an apple and I see an orange. Both tasty fruit, but not the same. And at the end of the day, both potential fun. So does it really matter?
  6. Mr_Gone

    Mr_Gone Viking Berserker

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    +1

    Both look like fun to me!
  7. ttpete

    ttpete Rectum Non Bustibus

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    That was the point.
  8. Phat Ham

    Phat Ham Been here awhile

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    I was out at lunch last summer and saw one of these parked. Talked to the owner for a little bit, and he said he had to add a few parts here and there including a pair of DOT Harley headlights in order to pass inspection. I guess they really are bare bones from the factory (or assembler or whatever).
  9. zuma

    zuma Been here awhile

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    I don't have a great interest in cars, they're primarily just transport to me, but being an Aussie I have always thought that an Elfin could be a hoot to drive. The Atom looks like it could be even more fun on a windy road.
  10. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    Mr_Gone Viking Berserker

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    Oooh, I want one of those, also.
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  13. Downs

    Downs KK6RBI

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    Those are based on a Miata chassis I believe.
  14. TeneRay

    TeneRay Just glassin'

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    I take it Killboy doesn't go out during the winter season even if it gets into the 70's? Sure was nice having the highway to myself two weekends ago.

    I was hoping getting pics of me in the opposite lane, using improper turning techniques, while flashing my boobs at the cameraman.
  15. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    You're thinking the Exocet.

    [​IMG]

    The Rocket takes a Ford 2.0L ZETEC FWD motor and mounts it in the rear.
  16. Downs

    Downs KK6RBI

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    Ah yes you are correct :freaky
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    TrashCan Scary Jerry

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    Got camera...:evil
  18. Mr_Gone

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    VW powered, complete custom build?
  20. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    Thanks. I was trying to identify the engine.