rnickymouse failure Mulholland fest

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by wiseblood, Jul 31, 2012.

  1. kbuckey

    kbuckey Long timer

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    Reminds me of something that Jason Pridmore says at his schools: "How do you take a slow corner? Slowly!"
  2. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave I cannot abide.

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    At least I now know it can be done sanely at 30 MPH... for the life of me I can't figure out what half the bike wreckers are doing wrong there... some don't even seem to be going 30 and are still wrecking.
  3. wiseblood

    wiseblood Hall Monitor

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    :lurk
  4. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    Three comments.


    1: When he stopped earlier (I don't want to be behind this guy...) there was what appeared to be a pretty good view. :evil
    2: I love that it happened right after passing the HD.
    3: "I don't now what happened! It just, like, slipped!" Must have been that mysterious road problem that you can't see or feel unless you are going down.
  5. Barry

    Barry Just Beastly

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    That, his lines sucked, and turn in was craaaaaaazy early in almost every instance.

    Sell the bike....
  6. fast4d

    fast4d Long timer

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    jesus christ. those focking lines. that's why I stay away from that area. he's bound to go wide and into on coming traffic. good thing he biffed it in a left curve.

    listening to his 'thinking out loud':rofl
  7. DAKEZ

    DAKEZ Long timer

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    Wait... He crashes??? I had to turn him off. I couldn't stand another moment of his idiocy.
  8. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll

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    I like his excuse that going over the dbl yellow is actually a camera "optical illusion" :rofl:rofl


    Yeah, his tires might have been on the correct side but his upper body and head were in the opposite lane.


    Maybe those HD guys can give him some riding instruction- they stayed up.
  9. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    cmon people - this is LA we're talking about here. 17,000,000 people and about 3/4 of them are wanna-bes. Even if 1% of them are up there on the weekends, that's a lot of jerks
  10. rbrsddn

    rbrsddn 3banger

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    Spend the money you wasted on the Go Pro for some rider training! Was that a 2 speed gearbox?:lol3
  11. outrunner

    outrunner Adventurer

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    If I had filmed myself riding like that I would never have posted it on line, in fact I would have destroyed the video and went for riding lessons.:deal

    Andy.
  12. DC2wheels

    DC2wheels Castle Anthrax troll

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    At about 1:20 or so the guy is out of breath.

    Sounds like he is grunting through a big dump. Maybe that's why he can't concentrate on the road- he's crappin' in his pants.
  13. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    Yeah brah, it's hard work when you're always riding flat out to the edge.
  14. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    the entire section is pretty much second gear..... there is surprisingly little space in there
  15. C/1/509

    C/1/509 Why?

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    Damn! That video is painful to watch. Unless that camera creates some serious optical illusions, his lines suck.
  16. Steve G.

    Steve G. Long timer

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    And then he wants all the plastic bits???? Bwaaaahhhhh!!!:lol3:lol3 I'm sure the dealership, quietly, must really like these guys. Noob squidly!!Yeah,,,
  17. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    I'd make sure to collect all the bits too so I wasn't leaving a mess behind. I'm not sure that was his motivation though.

    Just watched the whole video. It wouldn't be as annoying if his commentary didn't have that air of being a skilled canyon rider.
  18. wiseblood

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    Maybe the dealership is rubbing soap into the road surface every night... :augie


    Seriously... put your finger in the middle of the screen (:flip :lol3) while watching that video to get an idea where he is LOOKING while he's riding. Hint: Not very far ahead. I'll bet you he was TERRIFIED! Or, just terrifically stupid.
  19. Vince

    Vince Been here awhile

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    Was the camera fixed on a wobbly 2 ft long pole stuck to the top of his helmet.I couldn't work out where in the lane he was.Wide angle lens?The next bit of road where all the crashes happen is similar to my local fun bits, a very very long curve with no obvious apex,looks a lot different to other bends in the vid,they being shorter bends,you need to be patient with the throttle and maintain corner speed.To much throttle action way to early. The result is lots of show pony action for the cameras.
  20. EddieMac

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    Man, his lines really did suck! And I know suck! He started one of his last right turns on the inner third of his lane. I'm sure it was all an "optical illusion" so who knows where the F he really was.

    I have a gopro and I haven't noticed any optical illusions in my videos. Of course, there are those quarters people keep pulling from my ears.