rnickymouse failure Mulholland fest

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

  1. dwoodward

    dwoodward Long timer

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    I'm pretty sure they used ZX-6R's before the BMWs.

    "Damned near"? I've seen a n00b wheelie a GN125. Repeatedly.
  2. FFLTR

    FFLTR nandesuka

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    So you like to go fast there but no one else should? :norton
  3. Tripped1

    Tripped1 Likely Lost.

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    That model SV was under 70 without a jet-kit and exhaust, a race prepped SV motor can get to around 90hp, but at that point you are really stressing the bottom end and it breaks, a lot.
  4. LuciferMutt

    LuciferMutt Rides slow bike slow

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    I don't get a knee down around every corner and hit 90 MPH in the straights. In fact, I limit my top speed to 45-50 MPH on the road because of deer, gravel, and other factors. I have fun, and ride the pace and enjoy the corners but I don't make a menace of myself. Maybe you should look up the pace and see what I'm talking about.

    There is a difference between riding swiftly and riding like you are on the track. The people I'm talking about are at all out track speed levels on this road. Are you one of them? :ear
  5. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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  6. FFLTR

    FFLTR nandesuka

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    What's "THE PACE"? I believe the speed limit there is 35 so you speed and I speed but I have definitely been passed on that road.
    I ride a little faster than the normal traffic, I slow it down if it's busy and try to be inconspicuous. But I do agree the "racers" have brought some heat on the rest of us.
    Lucky for me I live 5 minutes away from there so I can head up when it's not busy. :clap
  7. LuciferMutt

    LuciferMutt Rides slow bike slow

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    The pace:

    http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/flashback/122_0911_the_pace_nick_ienatsch/

    Yep, you're right; I speed on that road. I won't deny that. However, I'm always leaving a lot in reserve for the unpredicted. I only try to ride that road during non peak hours as well, but this last year, the BCSD has had cars out patrolling it as early as 6:00 a.m! I've ridden and driven on that road the same way I do now for over a decade -- it wasn't until just recently that it got so popular with the knee dragging crowd that it's become over patrolled.
  8. rocker59

    rocker59 diplomatico di moto

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    Which road is your "favorite twisty"?
  9. TT RDHS

    TT RDHS Been here awhile

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    Don't post it in public!
    Too many folks on the great roads already...

    :beer
  10. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    Motorcyclists are the original hipsters. "Dude, that road was so much better before it was cool."
  11. wiseblood

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  12. wiseblood

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  13. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    im pretty sure that's Pauls' woman.....

    I was out there for 7 hours on sunday and manage to not crash all day - I did see that wrecked Suzuki though
  14. fast4d

    fast4d Long timer

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    is that one of Paul's 'agents' :Dor a competitor? a friend bought pictures from her.
  15. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    What kind of pictures? :evil:
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    el queso toda su base

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  17. wiseblood

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    I know why everybody is crashing. It's from the accumulated oil and coolant from all the crashed bikes being wheeled across the road. :deal
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    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    This guy looks like he just gave up. Maybe he was too embarrassed by getting smoked by that stunt rider guy on his GS

    :dunno
  19. slartidbartfast

    slartidbartfast Love those blue pipes

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    Classic: target fixation, followed by panic, stand the bike up and run off the road. This scenario probably accounts for more than half of all single-vehicle motorcycle accidents.
  20. Qwik

    Qwik Adrenaline Addict

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    Just a lot of people that think they have a LOT more skill than they actually have.