Vespa wet road drifting

Discussion in 'Battle Scooters' started by Tarka, Aug 12, 2013.

  1. Tarka

    Tarka Doesn't wave back.

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    Even if you think you've got your tyre choice and riding technique sorted for safe scootering in the wet,there's always someone who has to go one step further.......

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    Sounds like a seriously well tuned Vespa.....it's wheelspinnig up the hill. :huh
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  2. wannabe1

    wannabe1 Been here awhile

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    That dude can ride, I have never seen anybody ride a scooter like that!
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  3. CaptnJim

    CaptnJim Scootist

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    A couple of those close passes by the wall made my ass pucker! :p3rry
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  4. klaviator

    klaviator Long timer

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    Looks like a fun road but I don't think I's be drifting around the curves.
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  5. DandyDoug

    DandyDoug Been here awhile

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    The guy must be young and dumb as a fence post .
    I know I'm an old crumudgeon , but doing that stuff on the public road is just plain nuts. Why not do it in a more controlled environment , so that when you crash ( and you know he has ) someone is there to pick up the pieces.

    All that energy wasted on youth :evil
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  6. klaviator

    klaviator Long timer

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    I have ridden with a few guys who could slide their bikes around curves at will.....off road. I'm sure the skills to do it on a wet road are similar. He didn't look like he was going all that fast and seemed to have it under control. If I had the skill and was a bit younger, I'd probably be doing the same thing.

    Actually, this guy has set the standard for all you young guys who are getting a Grom. Who will be the first to do it and make a video?:evil
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  7. Dezzie

    Dezzie Been here awhile

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  8. Wentwest

    Wentwest How's that work?

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    Oh yes, he's got skills. But, skilled or not, he's still a jerk. Around one of those corners is a raccoon in the road, or a Prius driver admiring a butterfly that just splattered on his windshield. And our skilled rider is another greasy spot on that stone wall.
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  9. k-moe

    k-moe Long timer

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    Oh boy...he can slide the rear.....can't seem to keep his corner speed though :rofl
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  10. meicalifi

    meicalifi Adventurer

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