Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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

    CallMeBoog hi functioning idiom

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

    NCStephen Riding NC

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

    NCS
    Bantha Racing
    Novice Class

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  4. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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  5. cliffy109

    cliffy109 Long timer

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    Yes.

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  6. 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.
  7. 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
  8. little foot

    little foot Scratch and Sniff

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  9. freeflow

    freeflow get in or go in

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    and at high tide to boot....:thumb
  10. Skyclad

    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?"
  11. GoGo Gadget

    GoGo Gadget Long timer

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    No, we gotta wait and see how well he does when he gets to a left turn. They do have on/off ramps in Florida so right turns are not surprise.
  12. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll

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    No, I was busy.......

    Besides.........no one expects the Spanish Inquisition.
  13. NCStephen

    NCStephen Riding NC

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    :eek1:eek1:huh :eek1 :huh:huh:huh :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :huh:eek1:eek1:eek1

    As we all look expectantly at the door.
  14. Mr_Gone

    Mr_Gone The Lejund!

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    Any minute now....
  15. aprilian

    aprilian Can I change this?

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    No! Not the comfy chair :eek1 :eek1 :eek1
  16. Ray of Sunshine

    Ray of Sunshine Meat Donut 2 Some

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    No, but you are probably heavy into sewing your own clothes.
  17. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Haha, my girlfriend actually took this picture of "me on my new Husky" when I got it...

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  18. RDTCU

    RDTCU Banned

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    Whoopsiedaisy...

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  19. duck

    duck Banned

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    FYI: It's a factory color - Palmetto Green. Probably somebody's bright idea during Octoberfest. "Let's make green bikes and sell them to Americans."

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    Riteris Dessert Runner

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    I thought it was called "Discount Green."

    The bikes that came in that color were heavily discounted on the showroom floor.