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Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by ironarmknives, Mar 16, 2014.

  1. car94

    car94 What's this Box for?

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    At least your are not this guy>:rofl
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  2. judobiker

    judobiker Been here awhile

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    I don't even know what to say about that video. How the heck do you tuck the front end going 20 mph in a straight line? At least one of the bystanders saved his fanny pack
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  3. scootrboi

    scootrboi Long timer

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    What amazes me is the respect that fool got from everyone.
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  4. Telemarktumalo

    Telemarktumalo Go Red Sox!

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    Consider the audience that would bother to watch a Harley parade. Life is short.
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  5. Reduxalicious

    Reduxalicious Been here awhile

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    HOW THE HELL :huh

    No really, someone explain to me HOW THE HELL he ended up going face first at 20? Did he like Grab a fistfull of front brake and lean hard right or something?!
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  6. dwestly

    dwestly Refuses to Grow Up!

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    Simple. Watch the video carefully. When he first comes into view, he's on the throttle, being Mr. Big Shot. Then he realizes he's got to slow down and grabs a whole bunch of front brake with the front tire slightly turned. Result: Epic Fail...probably an apt description of his life as well.

    Makes you want to drop him a line and say "Hey, nutbag, do the words "motorcycle dynamics" mean anything to you?" On the other hand, forget it. Multi-syllabic terminology discussing the physics of friction coefficients exists in a universe of which he's never even dreamed.
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  7. carlgustav

    carlgustav Adventurer

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    To the OP ... that's not so bad. Some years back I had a Benelli 750 Sei, so I was a bad-ass & I knew it. Pulling away from a friends shop one afternoon, I forgot to put the side stand up (& these did not just pop up). Leaning slightly to the right to pull away, as soon as I straightened her up, bam, the side stand slammed into the concrete & bounced me & the bike into the curb at a bus stop with a bunch of folks waiting for the bus. They were laughing with each other a lot too ... :rofl...

    ACE
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  8. bracky72

    bracky72 Long timer

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    You can tell when that guy was getting his stuff back that he had been humbled big time. I feel kinda bad for him. :lol3
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  9. tlub

    tlub Been here awhile

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    I noticed he kept looking at the hand that he wasn't holding his helmet with, as if he had skinned it. Maybe if he had a helmet for both hands he would have been OK.:roflOh wait, that's what gloves are for! :evil Maybe he could have put gloves on top of his head to match the helmet in his hand. :D Kinda looked like a darksider, too.
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  10. tlub

    tlub Been here awhile

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    This good friend of mine back in the later 70s and early 80s used to ride his Gold Wing down into Mexico every year. This was back before that became popular. Kind of just post-Jupiter's Travels, or maybe even around the same time is when he started. On one of these trips, when he came out, the bike was surrounded by the usual crowd, except there were a lot of nice looking ladies, kind of over-represented. Well, he let some sit on it, and was playing the cool dude on the big manly machine thing, and finally it was time to leave. He starts the bike on the stand (electric start was new back then), and it just purrs. He gets on the bike, and puts on his helmet, with a quick flourish. Then, the gloves he had stowed inside the helmet flip down in front of his face, with the fingers covering his eyes, and the whole crowd roars with laughter. Being a very jovial guy, he does too, fixes the situation, and waves and rides away, still laughing with them, and at himself.
    He told it better than I can, but the image of the gloved fingers drooping in front of his face said it well.
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  11. Bollocks

    Bollocks Farts with an Accent™

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    An old friend from way back, too busy checking out a chick walking down the street he ran into the back of an ambulance, broke the rear windows with his head.
    There waz a 80 year old lady in the back with chest pains.
    Talk about panic. :lol3
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  12. DarthJ

    DarthJ Been here awhile

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    And notice he had his helmet in his HAND the whole time? Probably dumped from a combo of not paying attention, riding one handed when he grabbed the front brake, and being a douche.
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  13. doxiedog

    doxiedog Been here awhile

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    I steped off my sv650,in a gas station on a 114°day.
    With out putting the stand down,brain fart!
    Good thing the gas pump was there ,to keep us from going all the way down! :norton
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