Learner - look out!

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by tripodtiger, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/fHn38dJiwWc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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  2. oppozit

    oppozit Banned

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    Excellent video! Southern NSW?
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  3. Ockrocket

    Ockrocket Long timer

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    Makes a great camera platform.. :evil

    Also makes me very scared of trying one out, I've been contemplating getting a Ural Ranger- not so sure now, :huh
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  4. Bar None

    Bar None Candy Ass

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    tripodtiger,
    I really enjoyed your video. Reminds me of my first drives on my Ural. Loving it now after 2500 km.
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  5. Bobmws

    Bobmws Curmudgeon At Large

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    Excellent! :clap
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  6. claude

    claude Sidecar Jockey

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  7. Montague

    Montague UDF Adventurer

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    Great video example of why even a very experienced rider needs to approach sidecar piloting with caution.

    Be afraid and stay afraid is the key to having a blast with it for many years to come.
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  8. madeouttaglass

    madeouttaglass The AntiHarley

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    It makes you wonder why we like these damn things so much.
    I'm never selling mine.
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  9. Wolfgang55

    Wolfgang55 Long timer

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    If you ever start to think "you have now mastered the sidecar rig'' think again or stay off of it.

    My BRO has let a few MC riders test our GU in my pasture. Mostly 1st & 2nd gear stuff. Some scare themselves & come to a complete stop, jump off & now want to listen what they were told to expect.

    A coach in the sidecar is good but professional training is the best.
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  10. Montague

    Montague UDF Adventurer

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    Yep, as I approach retirement and downsizing my home and toys, the rig is staying no matter what.

    Thinking about putting instructions in my will to bury me in the detached sidecar when I kick off; saves on a casket.

    They will have to fold me up to make it work, but what the heck!
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  11. claude

    claude Sidecar Jockey

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    Need to see a video of in the furure when the solo guys can't keep up on that same road....lol.
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  13. tripodtiger

    tripodtiger Off riding around on bitumen circles.

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    It wasn't a coaching exercise. it was just letting him have a go at it. Making it up as we went.
    No such thing as professional training for sidecar riding in Oz. (KISS)


    Southern NSW? Correct. Some farm roads heading north towards Bredbo. We'd come through the forests from Numeralla, up to Cowra Creek and then Jerangle Rd & Peak View Rd back to Numeralla. More video from it, with me riding. Editing it before I put it up.
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