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Old 11-08-2012, 11:21 AM   #17971
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the back of the bike must of fell. or they guy just cut it off.
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Old 11-08-2012, 11:35 AM   #17972
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These guys are local to me:
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Old 11-08-2012, 11:52 AM   #17973
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the back of the bike must of fell. or they guy just cut it off.
looks like a catchers mitt for a seat. yikes.


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Old 11-08-2012, 12:00 PM   #17974
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Looks like a good trip.. Was the blue one messed up much?
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Old 11-08-2012, 02:26 PM   #17975
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the back of the bike must of fell. or they guy just cut it off.

He cut it off. On purpose if you can believe it!

There's a whole build thread on DTT where people kept telling him that his frame was going to break. I guess it's holding up so far.

http://www.dotheton.com/forum/index.php?topic=22003.0
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Old 11-09-2012, 03:25 AM   #17976
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Looks like a good trip.. Was the blue one messed up much?
No idea. I mostly just looked at the pictures.
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Old 11-09-2012, 05:52 PM   #17977
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The helmets and shields are at least as old as the bikes....
Tires might be as old too? Do they still make those tread patterns? Looks like one is an old Dunlop K70 and the other is an old Pirelli?
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Old 11-09-2012, 06:04 PM   #17978
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They still make K70's, in 19 and 18 inch sizes, and they are not bad dual sport tires.
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Old 11-09-2012, 06:55 PM   #17979
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They still make K70's, in 19 and 18 inch sizes, and they are not bad dual sport tires.
Dunlop also makes new K81s (TT100). They use modern rubber now, and they're a lot better than the old ones. The old Trials Universal was a better dual sport tire than the K70.
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:38 PM   #17980
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The helmets and shields are at least as old as the bikes....
There are companies making new 3/4 helmets and bubble visors, although I don't know why in the hell anyone would actually ride in one.
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:14 AM   #17981
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Old 11-12-2012, 05:32 AM   #17982
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There are companies making new 3/4 helmets and bubble visors, although I don't know why in the hell anyone would actually ride in one.
Because they are awesome. I've got an idea. Let's start another helmet debate! We'll do it just like the last time, except this time we'll make it TEN WHOLE PAGES instead of the usual five pages! This is going to be awesome!

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Old 11-12-2012, 10:32 AM   #17983
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Because they are awesome. I've got an idea. Let's start another helmet debate! We'll do it just like the last time, except this time we'll make it TEN WHOLE PAGES instead of the usual five pages! This is going to be awesome!

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Ten whole pages of helmet debate! I can't wait! Bring it on! Why do I keep using exclamation points?! Stop me before I exclamation again! Doh!
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Old 11-12-2012, 10:39 AM   #17984
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I don't care if you can see through the curve, get the hell back in your lane, asshat!!!
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Old 11-12-2012, 01:16 PM   #17985
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I don't care if you can see through the curve, get the hell back in your lane, asshat!!!
He's obviously a darksider.
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