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Old 06-13-2011, 10:30 AM   #11
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It's one of those myths that won't die, like Harley rear cylinders overheat, Triumphs are un-reliable and Japanese bikes are cheap and easy to work on. GS's make good dirt bikes..

Some people just shouldn't be riding motorcycles....
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Old 06-13-2011, 11:33 AM   #12
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You're riding northbound on US-1 on the Softail at 50 mph. A semi pulls completely across the road 50' in front of you.

What do you do? WHAT DO YOU DO??

You lay 'er down and slide under that sum*****. When you come out the other side, you yank 'er back on the wheels and keep on rolling.
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Old 06-13-2011, 11:26 PM   #13
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You're riding northbound on US-1 on the Softail at 50 mph. A semi pulls completely across the road 50' in front of you.

What do you do? WHAT DO YOU DO??

You lay 'er down and slide under that sum*****. When you come out the other side, you yank 'er back on the wheels and keep on rolling.


That won't work on my GS at least, if you lay a Beemer down that cylinder will snap CLEAN OFF!!!!!!
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Old 06-14-2011, 06:29 AM   #14
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There is a hysterical video on YouTube called "Typical Harley Rider." I can't post the link because they block the site here at work. It's a real "must see."

BTW: Harley riders "lay 'er down." Please make a note of it.
I searched for this video, but might be gone now ... Is it the guy that rode off the road @ dragons tail?
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Old 06-14-2011, 06:57 AM   #15
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I searched for this video, but might be gone now ... Is it the guy that rode off the road @ dragons tail?
Yup. Rode straight off a cliff, never even touched the brakes.
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Yup. Rode straight off a cliff, never even touched the brakes.
Ok, saw that one ... Looks like an obvious case of inexperience. Whether it was because he hasn't ridden much or ridden that dresser.

Both those guys looked like they were trying to cut that corner rather than following the road.

My mother rides an Ultra Classic and took it down the tail without incident. She did comment that there were a lot of stupid bikers on that road, either going too slow or too fast.
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Old 06-14-2011, 08:22 AM   #17
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Roads like that attract the best and worst of us. Its just that the good ones don't make the news or YouTube.
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Old 06-14-2011, 11:34 AM   #18
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The funniest thing of all is how you East Coast guys get so worked up over an 11 mile stretch of twisties.

There's dozens of roads like that in Utah, plus all them hot Mormon chicks and wonderful cold beer...I'd be heading out there if I were you!
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Old 06-14-2011, 11:45 AM   #19
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The funniest thing of all is how you East Coast guys get so worked up over an 11 mile stretch of twisties.

There's dozens of roads like that in Utah, plus all them hot Mormon chicks and wonderful cold beer...I'd be heading out there if I were you!
Yeah... 11 whole miles. I'm impressed. I rode a 220 mile stretch of winding roads in Colorado last year. I won't even mention the great roads near Boise, Id... oops I just did. Hundreds of miles of them. Colorado is a better place to go than Utah. Washington is better too because you can get all the free Irish whiskey you want from sarnali.
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Old 06-14-2011, 11:56 AM   #20
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Sadly, Florida only has hot bikini girls, tiki bars & miles of beaches ... Horrible for riding! Y'all should go to Utah, it sounds way better. I'll suffer FL alone.
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