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Old 11-04-2012, 08:08 AM   #81 (permalink)
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Yup, that's what I love about it,

Although it does make stopping a bit more tricky but then who ever wants to stop?

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Old 11-04-2012, 10:25 AM   #84 (permalink)
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That guy is obviously capable of riding way beyond the limits of that bike, judging by how far he was wanting to lean verses how far that bike was able to go. Time for a Triumph, and some actual gear. If you turn your volume all the way up at the very end of the video, when they pan in close at the motor to show the damage, they show the oil dripping from the case and he says, oh, that was already like that.

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Old 11-04-2012, 11:50 AM   #86 (permalink)
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I thought the bike looked stoopid and the rider was an idiot who also looked stoopid.

Nothing cool about any of that in my book, sorry mate.

Just very dumb.
Couldn't agree more.
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Old 11-04-2012, 12:03 PM   #87 (permalink)
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Video technology today has the capability of catching all of us doing something we're not going to look too smart doing. I bought my first full face helmet last year. It comes in handy at times for other reasons rather than crash safety. Sometimes I even wear it in the bedroom.
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Old 11-04-2012, 12:29 PM   #88 (permalink)
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Although it does make stopping a bit more tricky but then who ever wants to stop?
Is this a leg length thing? (oh I just read the short thing). Cause since runts are less weighty, it should make stopping easier.

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So is it that Harleys trailer better than they lean....
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