Killboy failure Dragon Fest

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

  1. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    no doubt! that bastard! all them kind are the same...:lol3
  2. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    what...for his sense of humour? :lol3
  3. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll

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    C'mon you should have known it wasn't a H-D.....no guardian bell, no bandana, no pirate gear........
  4. hscrugby

    hscrugby "That guy"

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    I do believe at that lunch discussion, I was not the only inmate that had done said feat on pedal bikes. :lol3

    Ours was for the "storming of thunder ridge" ride back in the day. I was going to paste the link, but apparently the "new" storming of thunder ridge doesn't follow the same course at all, and according to online this year will be the fourth even though I participated back in the 90s. :lol3

    And yes, apparently people on cruisers get very mad, rev their engines and are very certain they don't want to let pedal bikers pass them. Unfortunately gravity is a bitch, and you really can ROLL on a pedal bike downhill. As was mentioned, lots of insults, etc etc. They finally went on their confident that they had told us. It was about 5 minutes till we were stuck behind them again in our VW van. :(
  5. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll

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    Where's TandemGeek when you need him? Bet he and his stoker have done some FAST descents.

    I have on our tandem. The look on cage driver's faces is priceless when we pass on the left on a steep downhill.
  6. iyaoyas98

    iyaoyas98 Bored Silly

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    :lol3
  7. duck

    duck Banned

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    All cruisers are "Harleys" to me - except for those alien spaceships that Victory puts out.
  8. UnsureFooting

    UnsureFooting Title of User Here

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    Racist.
  9. MattB

    MattB Adventurer

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    Agreed. This got me to thinking though, which is worse, to actually ride a HD or to aspire to ride something similar? :confused
  10. doug s.

    doug s. Long timer

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    i personally don't get h-d's; i found that driving my plain-jane gen-1 scion xb to be far more entertaining than riding a h-d.
    [​IMG]
    but, different horses for different courses - those who enjoy riding h-d's are certainly entitled to their fun... :freaky

    ymmv,

    doug s.
  11. Mr_Gone

    Mr_Gone The Lejund!

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  12. Mr_Gone

    Mr_Gone The Lejund!

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    The lack of protection for that little girl is almost criminal if they have to lay 'er down.
  13. Mr_Gone

    Mr_Gone The Lejund!

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    I can't quite make out the logo on the side, but I think it says Fire Blade.
  14. Mr_Gone

    Mr_Gone The Lejund!

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    Tassels.
  15. B.Curvin

    B.Curvin Feral Chia tamer

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    He got stickers or complete bodywork from Europe. Or maybe he imported the entire bike. Across the sea the CBR900 to the current 1000 are called the FireBlade.

    Our Honda Superhawk is called the Firestorm.
  16. Deuce

    Deuce Crazy Canuck

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    Or he could be a Canadian. Has a Hindle muffler. :1drink
  17. Mr_Gone

    Mr_Gone The Lejund!

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    I have a seriously funny Canadian joke here, but it's political... so, alas, I will keep my mouth shut and not risk the Banhammer of Doom. :eek1

    Edit: Okay, it's not really that funny. Maybe slightly amusing.
  18. Montague

    Montague UDF Adventurer

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    We Canucks have a pretty good sense of humour so go on and tell it. I think you are going to get far less reaction then if you tell a HD joke..........
  19. Mr_Gone

    Mr_Gone The Lejund!

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    Hypothetically, the joke would have been: he has to be Canadian since he's leaning left.

    Which could be taken as a political joke. But since I only hypothetically told the joke, maybe I won't get banned.

    See, it wasn't really very funny. I've spent more effort than it was worth, I'm sure. But there you go. It cracked me up.
  20. Bill Harris

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    Well. :|

    --Bill