Are you Prepared for the Zombie Apocalypse?

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by Thanantos, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. gararnett

    gararnett Been here awhile Supporter

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    Old EK? Yeah, IIRC, that was only after they paid to sponsor him. He rode Triumph twins when it was his dollar. Still, the old sportys were pushed far beyond what they are now.
  2. MrPulldown

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  3. Kawasakirob

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    The Harley Museum in Mile Wau Ke has a sweet section dated to all of the early days of hill climbing. No suspension, shitty brakes, chains on the tires for grip. Those guys were ballsy. Still are. And yes I'm prepared for the apocolypse. Bring it on!
  4. WECSOG

    WECSOG Dirt Road Denizen

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    After Apocalypse, I probably won't be riding my Sporty much. No kick start and it requires fresh, high-octane gas. I'll probably be riding my Trail 90. Gets over 100 mpg, and it would probably run on a mixture of old motor oil and moonshine.:D
  5. gravityisnotmyfriend

    gravityisnotmyfriend Long timer

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    Do you actually believe that? You think they hired a stunt rider, and his bike just happened to be the right color, have the same shaped tank, and aside from the engine, pretty much looked like the Sportster that the lead guy rides? Man, that's a lucky coincidence.



    Yes, I used an indefinite article. Congratulations - you caught me.

    When I said "a" - I meant "that particular".

    Unfortunately, you took it upon yourself to assume that when I said "a" I meant "any". And apparently took personal offense to that. I made a statement that was open for interpretation. You interpreted it incorrectly.
  6. WECSOG

    WECSOG Dirt Road Denizen

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    Whatever, dude. Get over it already.
  7. gravityisnotmyfriend

    gravityisnotmyfriend Long timer

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    Likewise.
  8. Rango

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  9. WECSOG

    WECSOG Dirt Road Denizen

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    Yeah, I saw that linked from another site. Looks like I would have about 4 days, if it started where Walking Dead started! :D
  10. Rango

    Rango Phaneropter

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    I ran a test with a patient zero at St.Louis.
    The Atlantic coast was reached within two weeks. The west took much longer to 'win'. 20 days it took the zombies to occupy the lower 48.
    A few notes though:
    -I developed some kind of respect for the exemplary way the zombies observed international borders. No illicit crossing, humans may learn from this (or not).
    -There were a few pockets in the southwest that eluded invasion. That may be a programming fault.

    I made a lot of programs along these lines (not with zombs though) in the 90s when computing a single lap still took several hours. Fascinating stuff.

    :freaky
  11. CodyY

    CodyY ADVenture Capitalist

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  12. mridefellow

    mridefellow Adventurer

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    Kill their ambitions with what kind of medications?
  13. Thanantos

    Thanantos Ride hard.

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    Sweet thanks man. I'm a big reader, and I dig post-apocalypse fiction.
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  14. CodyY

    CodyY ADVenture Capitalist

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    I'm sure you've read Adrian ' undead diary?
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    Not only AUD but one of its spin-off, Jared's side of the story right here.

    https://midnightscorner.wordpress.com/


    I think that I liked this story a little bit more than the original AUD, it speaks for itself
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  16. Thanantos

    Thanantos Ride hard.

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    I've not yet, but I will check it out. My favorites are World War Z, I Am Legend and The Dog Stars. Feel free to throw out any other recommendations.
  17. CodyY

    CodyY ADVenture Capitalist

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    AUD and A New World by John Obrien (10 book series)
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  18. Bappo

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    Mark Tufo's Fallout series is fun.

    Day by Day Armageddon series is great.

    The Morningstar Saga is a classic.

    All zombie apoc books.
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    catweasel67 RD04

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    http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-34637377

    The British people preparing for the end of the world

    Hanging proudly at the back is the Confederate flag.

    "I see it as a symbol of freedom and detachment from the government," Miles explains.

    The flag is also tattooed on his arm, and hangs on the rear-view mirror of his car. Despite its links with the US Civil War and connotations of racism, Miles sees it as the perfect symbol of a prepper.



  20. Thanantos

    Thanantos Ride hard.

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    Thanks guys, these are great. I've added them all to my Amazon wish list. Keep them coming!

    Just to add to the list "The Road" is great, but awfully depressing. Also it's not necessarily a zombie book/movie just post-apocalyptic fiction.