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Old 12-04-2007, 10:13 AM   #131
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Who is this "Elton John" of which you speak? Was he a European bike builder?
Nah, he was just a B*tch that rode on the back of his Boyfriend's Harley.............
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Old 12-04-2007, 11:21 AM   #132
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... it's really simple:

Cruiser guys: posing as outlaws but using their bikes as cruisers = posers x 1.

sportbike guys: posing as racers and using their bikes as cruisers as well = posers x 2. There are plenty of bikes where I live in the summer and most sportbikes are being used as cruisers. T-shirts and flip flops on State Street. Some are hanging out at a certain gas station downtown and doing short runs up and down the canyon. Pretty pathetic. That's why so many of the bikes have only 10K on them after 5 or 6 years.
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1. a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not [syn: poseur]

Sportbike riders wearing flip flops and t-shirts are not posing as racers (not dressing like them).

I think your confusing sportbikes and race bikes. Sportbikes are made for the sport of riding. Crusing on a sportbike is not posing, maybe that's the only bike they have maybe they're going somewhere, etc. Race bikes are made to be raced.

I think posers chose looks over function, name over price, etc. I would agree if you see someone dressed up like rossi riding down the street with "the doctor" on his leathers he probably fits the poser definition.

Calling someone who's crusing on a sport bike a poser is like calling someone riding a Buell Blast on the track a poser - just because the bike might not be the best for the task doesn't mean you can't do it with out being a poser.

I bought my RS250 3 months ago it had 4,000 miles on it and it's a 1997. I wouldn't call the guy a poser because of it though, people have other bikes or they only use their bikes for canyon rides or track days which are sometimes hard to fit in busy schedules.

I think it's easy to see which bikes are made to look the part and which are made to function.

Harleys - made for looks = poser bikes.
Goldwings - made for function

etc.

I mean really... what's the advantage of crusing on a harley over a FJR, goldwing etc. Other than looks?
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Old 12-04-2007, 11:22 AM   #133
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sometimes it's fun just to beat it, wack it, etc.
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Old 12-04-2007, 11:47 AM   #134
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I mean really... what's the advantage of crusing on a harley over a FJR, goldwing etc. Other than looks?
Getting laid by the hot bartendress from Sloppy Joe's comes immediately to my mind.
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Old 12-04-2007, 11:54 AM   #135
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Hands on top of the table Gluge! There will be no "beating it" or "whacking it" on this forum. All masturbatory stroking is purely egocentric on this board. Take your perverted self, your three 125GP first place wins and go beat it and whack it elsewhere, mister!

Good to see you healed up from last year's wreck. I noticed you raced within a month of the wreck. Didn't you have a broken arm? or was it just the wrist?
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Old 12-04-2007, 12:05 PM   #136
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Hands on top of the table Gluge! There will be no "beating it" or "whacking it" on this forum. All masturbatory stroking is purely egocentric on this board. Take your perverted self, your three 125GP first place wins and go beat it and whack it elsewhere, mister!

Good to see you healed up from last year's wreck. I noticed you raced within a month of the wreck. Didn't you have a broken arm? or was it just the wrist?
Well I crashed 3 times last year first two I was fine (though one 130 mph crash wore through the leathers on my ass and left a nice scar).

The bad crash was November of 2006 during practice when I broke my collar bone and the tip of my finger.

I was out for 2 months then another because of work reasons.

I gotta up date that site.
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Old 12-04-2007, 12:07 PM   #137
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...and fix your signature.
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Old 12-04-2007, 01:44 PM   #138
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The humanity! Choppers! Mainstream! Cats and dogs together next?
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Old 12-04-2007, 02:26 PM   #139
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Well, you can disagree all you want, but you'd be wrong every day and twice on Sunday. ANY standard or sportbike will eat your cruiser for lunch on any road you want to name with equal rider skill.

You are wrong, but who cares? I didn't buy it to race or take to trackdays. I like the maintenance free aspect and I like twins. I often ride with competent riders on ZX-10s and when the road gets particularly twisty I wave them by and they edge ahead, but by far less than you might imagine.

If I lived in the mountains where twisty roads went on indefinitely I'd probably dump it, but since I don't it IS a perfectly good standard bike for my needs. And yes I've owned and ridden a lot of UJMs and sportbikes. I haven't ridden a newer big twin Harley though. I may have to take a used one out for a spin sometime for comparison. I rode a little 883 last summer that the wife and I both found quite comfy with the Sundowner seat and passenger backrest. It was woefully underpowered, but seemed to ride OK. Didn't really push it very hard though.
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Old 12-05-2007, 03:42 AM   #140
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I think he should be let back in. Reason: we would all get to know how much Rocker (61 rwhp) scores in that index he has developed. Based on facts we could discuss the issue in a civilized manner.

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