WTF is it with chopper riders??!!

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Automatic, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. JamesG

    JamesG Rabid Poster

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    "You meet the nicest douche bags on a Honda."
  2. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer

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  3. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave Backyard Adventurer

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    I wonder how much a chopper like this weighs?
  4. Patrick46

    Patrick46 visionary

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    about #500/550-ish wet
  5. MotoBoss

    MotoBoss Bad Influence

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    sure aint because of fuel.............................what a waste, a bad ass hardtail you can ride two blocks,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, pity
  6. meatsack

    meatsack Moto-idiot

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    The lack of fuel carrying capacity is to ensure that the bike runs out before reaching high speeds. This way the lack of brakes never becomes an issue. :deal
  7. small_e_900

    small_e_900 Amanda carried it

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    That's a beautiful motorcycle.
  8. Patrick46

    Patrick46 visionary

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    oh....so you've never riden one, huh?
  9. Mambo Dave

    Mambo Dave Backyard Adventurer

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    Seems high. But then I don't know the weights of a typical older Harley motor.

    I was kind of hoping to hear about 350 or 375.
  10. meatsack

    meatsack Moto-idiot

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    A Knucklehead? No.
    An old Harley rigid with no brakes? Yes.

    Been there, done that, don't care to wear the T-shirt out in public.
  11. Daniii

    Daniii geezer

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    Foot (Suicide) clutch and hand shift sorta requires a front brake, at least in San Francisco.

    :evil
  12. Patrick46

    Patrick46 visionary

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    Lotsa heavy cast iron on the old mils. (40's technology ya know) :D
    #500 would be on the light side.

    Definately Preferred....but not required

    even in the Bay.


    btw...a foot clutch is NOT necessarily a suicide, as the rocker clutch I run is not. (I run the secondary spring on mine)

    a suicide is where there's no secondary spring, especially when the rocker set-up is converted over to a car clutch. Things can get real exciting...real fast!
  13. Daniii

    Daniii geezer

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    Suicide clutch, no front brake, on a hill in San Francisco. "I had to lay her down". :evil
  14. Patrick46

    Patrick46 visionary

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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!

    I hate it when that happens!!! :deal :pep



    Always loved rolling back to use the car's bumper behind you to hold you on a hill. Great way to make friends! :lol3 :clap
  15. Agent2

    Agent2 Been here awhile

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    I like the minimalist look, the USD forks are an interesting touch as well.
  16. William42

    William42 Long timer

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  17. FLYING EYEBALL

    FLYING EYEBALL out of step

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    looks like fork covers

    Biltwell just came out with something similar.
  18. Daniii

    Daniii geezer

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    very nice. And I'll bet it sounds nice too.
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    bk brkr baker Long timer

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  20. ducnek

    ducnek Satisfied customer

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    I'm not sure about a knuckle but I could bear hug lift a shovel head motor by myself, I am guessing maybe 125# at the most? The tranny is maybe another 40ish tops.