Let see your flying chair

Discussion in 'Hacks' started by TriplePete, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. TriplePete

    TriplePete Been here awhile

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    So I just bought this 2006 Patrol about a month ago. First Hack - I love it and wife really loves it. Learned to do the flying chair pretty quick and she leared to love it too as you can see.

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  2. pjm204

    pjm204 Long timer

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    That is an awesome picture. Just picked up a tourist 2 days ago, no purposeful chair flying yet, but I think I got it off the ground once or twice.
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  3. Leaf

    Leaf Been here awhile

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    I have a little bit of 1st person right-hander chair-flying on a CB400 with an unballasted Velorex (though nothing too exciting) here:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBdHhWtkLvU

    It doesn't fly nearly so badly with just a little bit of ballast. A laptop computer bag is enough. Without, it almost seems to spend more time in the air than on the ground, lol.
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  4. DirtyDR

    DirtyDR Dana

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    Last year at the U.S.C.A. National in Ohio:

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  5. DirtyDR

    DirtyDR Dana

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    This year at the National in Coeur d'Alene:

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  6. twintwin

    twintwin Been here awhile

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    Stroker doing some maintenance on his rig during the 09 RDV in PA.

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  7. bully1

    bully1 Long timer

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    test riding the R100 GSPD, tried to talk the photographer in to coming for a ride after this, he declined.

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  8. Ivan Rider

    Ivan Rider Been here awhile

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  9. leejosepho

    leejosepho Sure, I can do that!

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    That is the only "flying" I ever do, and I intentionally built my rig heavy and wide to keep it down.
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  10. RockyMtnRoadRash

    RockyMtnRoadRash Useful and decorative

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  11. MotoJ

    MotoJ Mobtown Hacker

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    Huh?
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  12. RockyMtnRoadRash

    RockyMtnRoadRash Useful and decorative

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    Picture acting stupid. Computers are tough. It's me on my ural flying the chair in a business suit. Now should have link and picture.
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  13. TriplePete

    TriplePete Been here awhile

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  14. johnny_killmore

    johnny_killmore 3-wheeled Drifter

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  15. johnny_killmore

    johnny_killmore 3-wheeled Drifter

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  16. johnny_killmore

    johnny_killmore 3-wheeled Drifter

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    Am I cheating because it's a race bike?

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  17. YOUNZ

    YOUNZ Been here awhile

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    Wonder how the lap times compare to the 4 wheel racers?
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  18. johnny_killmore

    johnny_killmore 3-wheeled Drifter

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    Drastically slower. Cars don't pop up on 2 wheels easily, the steering isn't welded to the front wheel, and there is no one on the roof climbing around to balance it. There's no comparison when putting a stopwatch. 4-wheels is the way to go if you want low lap times, but those guys are sitting in a roll cage, what's the fun in that? :D
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  19. TriplePete

    TriplePete Been here awhile

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    Roll cages are for pussies!

    Even at slower speeds side car racing must be the most intense - pilot or passenger. The only thing that requires bigger nuts are Motocross sidecars.... or maybe a bobsled with a sidecar.:D
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  20. johnny_killmore

    johnny_killmore 3-wheeled Drifter

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    Yeah Ive never done sidecarcross but I passengered on one at pikes peak. Nthey are a handful. Its much more physical. Road racing sidecars is much more intense than when i raced solo. It might be more intense racing F1 cars because of how fast it happens and how low to the ground you are, but having to managewhat the passenger is doing with all the other things going on makes it totally unique. A good passenger is worth 4-5 sec a lap.
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