Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. Bill Harris

    Bill Harris Confirmed Curmudgeon

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  2. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    I can't call fail here :D

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  3. thistle66

    thistle66 Been here awhile

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    What? You like that colour..?
  4. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Well, to each his own I guess...

    How else are you going to get someone with a walker out and about on less the 4 wheels though? :D
  5. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    I got this.

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  6. Drif10

    Drif10 Accredited Jackass

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    You guys totally missed the big one on that pic.

    Yeah, he's towing a trailer.

    Yeah, he's two-up.

    Yeah, he's on a touring bike.

    Yeah, he's on 129.


    But did you see the Florida tag???

    It's a corner.

    And he's railing it.

    A Floridian.

    On a corner.

    Cranking it.


    Big picture: Win!
  7. SlipChip

    SlipChip Adventure Commuter

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    Fashion failure! He should tuck the jeans into his boots or buy longer riding pants. Oh, and their helmets don't match.

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  8. gastone

    gastone R.I.P. sweet Angus

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    He's probably spent a lot of time practicing on the exit ramps down there in Flatistan.
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    RDTCU Banned

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    And he's already got his dragon sticker on the luggage.
  10. gastone

    gastone R.I.P. sweet Angus

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    Shit, I've got REPSOL decals on my bike. I'm pretty much MotoGP.
  11. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    I've got Husqvarna stickers on my bike, does that make me a lumberjack? :rofl
  12. CallMeBoog

    CallMeBoog hi functioning idiom

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    My bike has Kawasaki stickers on it, so I guess I'm Japanese now
  13. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    So if I can catch up with you , might you really be bantha fodder?

    NCS
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  14. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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  15. cliffy109

    cliffy109 Long timer

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    Yes.

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  16. mneblett

    mneblett Professional Lurker

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    While some trailers are quite noticable behind, I had Bushtec (a slightly larger verion of the one in the pic, but with the same large wheels and air suspension) which was practically invisible as far as cornering was concerned -- zero effect on my K12LT's handling. The only cornering worry was forgetting it was back there and getting too close to the inside of the corner (i.e., dropping a trailer wheel off the tarmac). I currently have a Uni-Go, so no more two-track wheel worries, but I definitely feel the little trailer's feeding back into the K16's handling.

    IMO, it is better to put a good share of the weight into the trailer, because it makes the bike lighter/easier to handle at low speed. If you load the trailer to maintain the correct amount of tongue load, the combo works well.
  17. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    Ah.. all is right with the world. It is good to know that someone else's memory also grabbed this vision as well. I would have thought it would have been the immediate response. I guess the crowd here is getting a to be a bit young.

    NCS
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    little foot Super Mediator

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  19. freeflow

    freeflow get in or go in

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    and at high tide to boot....:thumb
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    Skyclad Original Bastard

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    Sorry, I didn't ge there before you started to worry.

    BTW, my response would have been, "I don't know. Are you OK?"