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Old 02-06-2007, 07:46 AM   #31
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Probably part of the Vast Right Wing Conspiricy, I imagine they're gearing up and manning the ramparts now that Ol' Hill's in the mix
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Old 02-06-2007, 07:50 AM   #32
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Notice how they didn't put an "Incorrect" on there about the JB Weld don'cha...



That sh*t ought to be gold plated, they probably use it on the dam Space Shuttle...
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Old 02-06-2007, 07:55 AM   #33
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And...........The Highwayman.
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Old 02-06-2007, 08:36 AM   #34
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NASA did. However being the govt they bought the cheapshyt 5minute JB Weld rather than the overnight good stuff.
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Old 02-06-2007, 08:46 AM   #35
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You're right. Sarnali dorked it up. Choppers are raked out. Sport bikes tend to have less rake than cruisers.
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Old 02-06-2007, 09:15 AM   #36
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American Iron magazine has been running articles on frame and suspension setup the past few months. The December issue's article is complete with schematics that make the concepts easily understood.
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Old 02-06-2007, 09:29 AM   #37
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check out this link for a good explanation with pictures.. really simplifies what can be an incredibly tough thing to explain to someone.
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Old 02-06-2007, 09:42 AM   #38
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Another name for Trail is "Caster", BTW.
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Old 02-06-2007, 09:42 AM   #39
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Well I hate to break to our resident pretending/fraud engineer, that he is wrong but here it goes. By the way sarnali I am not a design engineer anymore. I moved up the food chain (look me up)...

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Old 02-06-2007, 09:42 AM   #40
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yep I posted it before I read your post. I agree.

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