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Old 08-08-2007, 09:11 AM   #61
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You're quoting a source that can be edited by anyone to reflect anything they want. Also, I said motorized- didn't I? If not it was intended. So, if a bike is a single-track, two-wheeled vehicle you have just eliminated the ENTIRE trike riding class by your narrow definition. Don't you think these "motorcyclist" would have a issue with that?
Can't we just call them: "tricyclists?" Has a nice ring to it, don't you think?
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Old 08-08-2007, 09:15 AM   #62
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HA, HA!! That's funny. I'm good with it. Hurry, someone put it into Wiki.
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Old 07-13-2008, 01:45 PM   #63
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I think the thing is DANGEROUS! I've ridden one: first thing I noticed is a lack of front brake lever. After 40 years of riding motos, emergency braking is instinctive. The Spyder's integrated braking system is great in that all you do is stomp on the brake pedal and the ABS handles everything quite nicely. Get back aboard a bike with regular brakes and have to emergency brake and you're gonna do what? STOMP ON THE REAR BRAKE? You just could not have a Spyder and a regular braking moto in your garage. One or the other, but not both. Your life depends on your ability to safely emergency brake. You do/will NOT have time to remember what kind of braking system you're on!
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Old 07-13-2008, 08:29 PM   #64

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Why DKW, you shiftless bastard...get it? DKW? Shiftless? Haw hahhahha. I get a kick out me...
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Old 07-13-2008, 10:07 PM   #65
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boo hoo, look we have to think!
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