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Old 06-04-2014, 07:51 PM   #2656
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Me on the Isle of Man TT circuit, last Sunday, Mad Sunday, one way road, no speed limit. Not terribly exciting but good fun on a 'sensible' bike. Had to slow down for low cloud!

http://youtu.be/yO0T1DGB0OM
Very nice - thank you!

I liked when you opened it up to a reasonable speed - but it begs the question that if you and others felt OK doing it, why were so many sport bikers going so dreadfully slow there that you were passing them?
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Old 06-05-2014, 12:34 AM   #2657
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Very nice - thank you!

I liked when you opened it up to a reasonable speed - but it begs the question that if you and others felt OK doing it, why were so many sport bikers going so dreadfully slow there that you were passing them?
It may have been their first time on the Isle of Man, Ive been round it hundreds of times, so had the confidence to go a bit faster.
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Old 06-05-2014, 10:10 AM   #2658
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Old 06-06-2014, 05:17 AM   #2659
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Sweeeet video.. the only thing wrong is the title...Should be XC.
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Old 06-06-2014, 11:47 AM   #2660
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Not sure how in embed:

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Old 06-06-2014, 05:53 PM   #2661
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Old 06-06-2014, 06:40 PM   #2662
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Old 06-06-2014, 07:25 PM   #2663
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Old 06-08-2014, 06:34 PM   #2664
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^ lol this one is good too.

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Old 06-18-2014, 10:49 AM   #2665
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Old 06-19-2014, 02:29 PM   #2666
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WHERE???? it looks like heaven.
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Old 06-19-2014, 03:12 PM   #2667
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Why you shouldn't invite dumbasses to you pool party.
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Old 06-19-2014, 05:38 PM   #2668
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Found the original YouTube vid. He doing a burnout (in the poolhouse?), not attempting a wheelie, but still....
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Old 06-19-2014, 10:37 PM   #2669
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if you start the video at :16, you'll see that a wheelie was exactally what he was goin' for next.


Still a fuckin' douchbag either way.
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Old 06-20-2014, 09:59 AM   #2670
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