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

  1. HooliKen

    HooliKen Awesome is a flavor

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

    RDTCU Banned

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

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  3. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    Why spooky?
  4. 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.
  5. bwalsh

    bwalsh Long timer

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    Low tide...
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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

    mneblett Professional Lurker

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

    CallMeBoog hi functioning idiom

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    why is he leaning away from his turn, instead of in to it?
  12. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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  13. 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.

    NCS


    NCS
  14. NC Scott

    NC Scott MOmymamamamaMOmymama

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    I see another Kennedy assassination style photo-analysis in the near future.
  15. Mr_Gone

    Mr_Gone Mad Bad Viking Berserker

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    Are you saying there is another trailer on the grassy knoll? :D
  16. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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    I don't tow, so I don't know...

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  17. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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    Invalid question. It is better to leave all the unnecessary crap behind. :1drink
  18. bete

    bete misguided adventurer

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    No it's better to leave the old women at home and pack light. :D bete.
  19. Beto

    Beto RustyGasket

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    If pack rat you should be driving a convertible, you are. Herh herh herh.
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    Vanishing Point Lengthy Member

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