At the Gap, there be Dragons!

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Razorbak, Aug 29, 2001.

  1. Razorbak

    Razorbak Been here awhile

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    fish Banned

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    I ran the dragon last spring on a rented R11RT. 13 minutes from Crossroads of Time to the lake. I'll bet you'll smoke that in the cage. Keep an eye on the hillside...you'll see bits of bikes sticking out of it ;)
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  3. Baldy

    Baldy Founder of ADV Administrator

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    What a great report! And the M roadster is so very fine.... The only things that would have made it better are (a) scraping the hard parts on a GS (we're gonna hold you to your promise of doin' it next year on your bike), and (b) some non-injury crash (ooooh, I'm baad).

    For a video of a motorcycle that coudn't quite keep its wheels on the tarmac, http://www.dealsgap.com/misc.html

    Here's how a lesser car fared a coupla weeks ago:
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  4. fish

    fish Banned

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    :rofl :smiler :rofl
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    fish Banned

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    Ooo...that'll leave a mark. There's just something so right about duct tape on a bimmer :umph
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    Trixie Adventurer in my own mind

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  7. Trixie

    Trixie Adventurer in my own mind

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    Chop head wrote:


    Supposedly, that's where it was filmed. I can only imagine what the folks in the cages were thinking as they were being passed by helmets....

    Those other um "incidents" looked painful- know if there were any serious injuries?

    Ouch:eek:ogle
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  8. Rob Z

    Rob Z Been here awhile

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    Carry with one hand, then paddle push to gain speed. Now thats a bike.
    At first I thought those were there knees sticking out. I then realized they were directional stabelizers. Wow High Tech
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    That vid is FUNNY!!

    I also really like the Dragon poster.... Damn fun stretch of road from the looks of it. Tough break for the riders (&cagers) that took it too hard.
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  10. DucatiM900

    DucatiM900 n00b

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    I think Razerbak should write for the BMW CCA & Auto Week - both rags need this spirited form of writing to raise their publication a notch. :evil Great story, makes me want to immediately go and test one of my toys on the envelope of performance!
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