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Old 07-30-2008, 11:31 AM   #1
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Greetings Mofos.

I have taken my wife's Yamaha XT225 as my own. I have named it Molly and I live to flog her (the bike). It has no power. It has lousy brakes that make entertaining Screeeeeeching sounds when you attempt to stop. It is cold blooded and sometimes it won't start.

No less than three times in the last week police have flashed their lights at me to slow down. I shall not slow down, as momentum is precious. It must be maintained at all costs and limits be DAMNED. I am incapable of riding it at the speed limit anyway. Floglicious!

I don't ride it on the highway as I am mildly insane, not suicidal.

Molly returns maximum value upon the dollar. I was not kind and it still returned an honest 75mpg. I even went wild and crazy and paid the extra twenty cents and filled it with premium! Spare no expense!

Now that I have found happiness with ?15? horsepower what is next? I enjoy shifting through four gears to get through an intersection. I like it when the grass in the backyard gets slick with dew as that makes it easier to donuts on Molly.

I sometimes even let my wife ride her bike.

In conclusion I had forgotten the old adage that it is more fun to ride a slow bike fast than a fast bike slow. I had forgotten how much fun moto-minimalism could be.

Shun me if you must...
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Old 07-30-2008, 11:41 AM   #2
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That's why I use to race a stock DT2 Yamaha Enduro in vintage MX races. Most of the "trick" bikes like Maicos, CZs, Huskys and stuff would blow up by the 4th lap, and I'd cruise to a good finish, usually in the top 5. They hated it when I'd beep the horn as I went sailing by. Yes, slow bikes are the best.
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Old 07-30-2008, 11:53 AM   #3
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Well here's a little ditty for your riding pleasure...

YouTube - Flogging Molly - Drunken Lullabies
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Old 07-30-2008, 11:57 AM   #4
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Cuddy, was the DT2 a two stroke?

Some sneaky bastard stole the kickshifter off of the XT225 and left a little rubber plug behind. It even says "Kick shifter" on the case where it used to be.

The bike does have an anemic little red button that barely does anything no matter how hard you kick it. I think I should retrofit the bike with a kickstart. In case the battery runs low and a moose roars out of the underbrush looking for rough mooselove.

One has to consider these things when you live in the woods.
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Old 07-30-2008, 12:08 PM   #5
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Yo Sarnali, that was a great video. They look like they would fit into Boston proper, but they are a [gasp] west coast group (??).

The Dropkick Murphys are a fun local band from this side o'the country.

As an aside I was looking through the photos that Fonzie took when they went on their recent MotoGP boondoggle and I was shocked by what I saw. It was a picture of a menu and on it were prices for beer. Some heathen bastards wanted $6.50 for a pint (and it better be 20 goddamn ounces!) of Guinness.

I admit I am a bit behind the times but what in the WILD WORLD OF SPORTS is going on over there in California???? $6.50? I would have stroked out right there and then. Perhaps that is why the menu was laminated? To ward off blood stains? Agggggh.
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Old 07-30-2008, 12:36 PM   #6
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Old 07-30-2008, 12:58 PM   #7
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Zod would make a great name for a cleaning product in case your political career doesn't take off.

Behold the power of ZOD! Grape juice, the blood stains of mortal enemies, shame, and even the acrid stench of failure are all washed away by ZOD!

Available at fine retailers throughout the tri-county area.
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Zod would make a great name for a cleaning product in case your political career doesn't take off.

Behold the power of ZOD! Grape juice, the blood stains of mortal enemies, shame, and even the acrid stench of failure are all washed away by ZOD!

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Geez, Zod.

Perhaps you should open the Bran Mines first?

I guess absolute power constipates absolutely?
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Yo Sarnali, that was a great video. They look like they would fit into Boston proper, but they are a [gasp] west coast group (??).

The Dropkick Murphys are a fun local band from this side o'the country.

As an aside I was looking through the photos that Fonzie took when they went on their recent MotoGP boondoggle and I was shocked by what I saw. It was a picture of a menu and on it were prices for beer. Some heathen bastards wanted $6.50 for a pint (and it better be 20 goddamn ounces!) of Guinness.

I admit I am a bit behind the times but what in the WILD WORLD OF SPORTS is going on over there in California???? $6.50? I would have stroked out right there and then. Perhaps that is why the menu was laminated? To ward off blood stains? Agggggh.
$6.50? Thats a bargin! One of the reasons I quit drinking, cant afford it.
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