In reading these responses I realize that bikes are like girls. A large part is how you ride them but another is the myth and mystique that surrounds them. In this regard the 1200's have the world in their hands.
"I consider myself a road man for the lords of karma"~Hunter S Thompson
"He who is not afraid will always be safe." -Lao Tzu
"Do not be bothered by anything."-S. Suzuki