Post your best "bad idea" pictures

Discussion in 'Photos' started by brad21, Oct 19, 2006.

  1. dirty dave

    dirty dave Banned

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    something like this.."no,no it will be easier close to the water"
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  2. pburke

    pburke Talks more than he rides

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    working on it, working on it - they are really deep down, though... just booted an old Mac (OS9.2, hasn't been booted in 2 years) to retrieve an old video file. It'll be worth it if I can convert it to a modern file format ... :D
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  3. jp4evr

    jp4evr I'm a dad, have a ceegar

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    I think her shave and haircut were a real improvement... :lol3 :lol3 :lol3

    sorry - great thread... If I only had a pic of me selling my TT600 to buy a wedding ring.... hmm - king of all bad ideas.
    At least she bought me a Tiger last year... while pregnant. Who says pregnant women are unreasonable?!

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  4. curbjumper

    curbjumper Lane Changer

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    My wife was so reasonable while pregnant, we decided it would be okay for her to get pregnant 3 more times! Except now they're turning into teenagers... :scratch :bluduh
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  5. 2 SPOT

    2 SPOT wannabe

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    was this pic taken mid crash? or did he ride out of the frame break???
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  6. brad21

    brad21 We have a pool... and a pond.

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    I believe I read wherever I got this pic from that he finished the race with the bike in that condition.

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  7. sandiegoland

    sandiegoland Adventure Boy®

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    In sweltering heat and 80/20 tires, a very BAD idea...

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    An hour later and no tires... a very GOOD idea!!

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  8. Master of Disaster

    Master of Disaster Using my CRS18:7:206 hand

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    All I can say is 'DANG!'

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  9. jonz

    jonz Miles are my mantra

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    Missing shift from 1st to 2nd at critical moment results in this

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    Close up taken by helpful riding partner

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    Should I take the little side trail?
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    Nah, last time I tried it, I lost the bike to the downhill side. I have a "better" idea. I'll just push it straight over the drop off.
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    Uh oh!!! Bad idea!!!!
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    Too late now!!!! Second "good" idea - throw yourself under the bike
    to protect it.
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    Will your faithful riding partner run to your rescue????

    Not just yet. Need another photo or two.

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    I'm conveniently trapped in position until ample photos are taken. If you're
    a skilled lip reader, you can perhaps read my lips under the full face helmet.
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  10. curbjumper

    curbjumper Lane Changer

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    11 points out of 10 for that story, jonz! :clap
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  11. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    Make the bike a 640ADV, add a few trees, put me upside down UNDER the bike, with no one else around and you have my little 'oops.' Took me a good 90min to get the beast out of that farging ditch! Killed the battery and had to kick her many, many times.

    ...and now I want ANOTHER DS bike?!

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  12. Disquisitive Dave

    Disquisitive Dave Not so wise fool

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    Hint #1: This trail does not go through
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    Hint#2: This is the end.
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    "What are you talking about? Turn around! I think not. The road is right there... across the ravine..."

    Night retrieval for you!
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    The rest of the story
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  13. dirty dave

    dirty dave Banned

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    i got this funny feeling when i saw your first pic, that i've been there before.
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  14. blackbirdzach

    blackbirdzach Daily Adventurer

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    This is what happens when you show off and take a picture of yourself standing on the pegs.

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    Sure I can make it! :poser

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  15. Desert Dave

    Desert Dave Enjoying the moment

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    When the swingarm is holding the rear tire spinning in the air.....it's a little to deep. Softer snow would've been alright, but this suff was just icy enough to hold up the bike, yet let the rear wheel dig.

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    I figured with enough speed I could make it. Wrong again.
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  16. RedBull

    RedBull Dood, that was fun

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    Brad21...that looks like the road up to Donner Summit above Donner lake...is that right? What a fantastic road!
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  17. brad21

    brad21 We have a pool... and a pond.

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    Indeed it is Redbull. They used to have a little gathering called "The Old Hwy. 40 Motorcycle Days" and close that road for the weekend for TT's. The picture above was my ninth and final run of the weekend. Managed third place with a previous run in Open Twins despite the get-off. :D

    Really a neat event. They had Supermoto races, hill climbing and some MX too. All kinds of bikes, a few karts and some midget cars did the TT.
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  18. RedBull

    RedBull Dood, that was fun

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    I remembering hearing about this event during the two years I lived in Truckee, but was unable to to attend. Now that I live all the way across the country, I really miss all the great places to ride in the west. I also lived in Portland Oregon and would make weekend trips out to the Bend/Sunriver area. What a great place to call your home! I am guessing from your post that they no longer run this event? BTW, congrats on your placing.:clap
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  19. brad21

    brad21 We have a pool... and a pond.

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    "Could I have more please?"

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  20. Mr. Cob

    Mr. Cob Howling "Mad", Adventurer

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    Howdy All,

    Sometimes a feller should just stay home where it's warm and dry.:eek1
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    My riding partner was warm and dry. :evil
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    I didn't learn much :lol3
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