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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    There are a lot of motorcycles that use canbus systems. BMW was the first, I think. And anything that uses the newer Marelli ECU also does.
  2. tedder

    tedder irregular

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    You've heard of something called "winter", right?
  3. Mr_Gone

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    :lol3

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  4. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    Warm weather will be coming. Do you know where you will need to moor your boat? So is the dragon one of those Rivers of Asphalt that poets talk about? Are there places to pull up and enjoy some beach and swim time? Is there room to raft up and party?

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  5. DC2wheels

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    At least they stayed to the right of the double yellow. :lol3
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  8. HooliKen

    HooliKen Awesome is a flavor

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    Has anyone seen the motorcycles at Deals Gap thread? :norton
  9. RDTCU

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    No fail really, just kinda...spooky...

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  10. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    Why spooky?
  11. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Semi-blind corner on the gap, bodywork touching pavement, with a passenger and a trailer.

    He probably knows what he's doing, but there's just not a lot of room left for error, or the stupid lurking around the corner.
  12. bwalsh

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    Low tide...
  13. clocklaw

    clocklaw Long timer

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    It looks to me like he has a lot of room left...but it would include sliding his butt off the seat and moving his torso to the inside of the turn.
  14. mneblett

    mneblett Professional Lurker

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    I'd vote for "he knows what he's doing." The black spot on the left lower fairing is where a K1200LT touches down at about the same time the stands make contact. Judging from the pretty thorough grinding on both the side and center stands and the footpeg, and the absence of any scrapes on the bags or upper fairing, it's pretty clear this isn't his first rodeo.
  15. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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    I vote FAIL!!! Pulling a trailer with a motorcycle is a fools game. :1drink
  16. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    Plus those don't even look like trailer tires.
  17. mneblett

    mneblett Professional Lurker

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    Standard Bushtec-issued rubber. You think'n car tires would work mo betta? :lol2
  18. CallMeBoog

    CallMeBoog hi functioning idiom

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    why is he leaning away from his turn, instead of in to it?
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  20. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    So a question to the quandry that presents.

    Is it better to overload the bike and do a single vehicle or pack the bike light and the trailer only part to capacity then and thus a tow? This is assuming that even the overloaded bike is packed with best wt distribution and the bike/ trailer set up with same best wt distribution and tongue wt.

    To those that tow..we want to know.

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    NCS