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Old 10-28-2012, 06:53 AM   #17761
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This guy is about 5'2". Her form sucks.
That guy is also in a full racing tuck on a closed-course racing track and can't see over his fucking windshield for the oncoming traffic that he doesn't have to deal with. He has the safety to hang off the little bit he can while limiting his ability to pivot his head, let alone look around him much.

Great example. Maybe if you stopped doing track days and rode the roads for a bit, Speed Racer, you'd understand.

Maybe you just want to be right?

I've seen seat to clip-on stretches that screw up people's form when the rider doesn't really fit the bike (for example, if we were to take that same chick and put her on a Ducati 916, it would be even worse form).

Or am I to believe that for any given person's height there are no limitations to how much of a stretch the clip-on to saddle length can be before 'form' is affected?

Here's Perdrosi in a more common road riding stance:



Gee, his head and neck are nearly centered over the tank... Obviously his form sucks. He'll have to do better than that if he ever wants to ride on your streets, eh?
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Old 10-28-2012, 07:09 AM   #17762
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Don't you go picking on me just coz I have a hardley and a duckati I have enough problems
I love ducs, and my first bike was a Harley. :)
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Old 10-28-2012, 01:08 PM   #17763
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Maybe you don't make fun of all bikes as much as you think you do.

He needed one of these T-Shirts I had made a few years ago:

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Old 10-28-2012, 01:44 PM   #17764
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Old 10-28-2012, 05:50 PM   #17765
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Old 10-28-2012, 11:57 PM   #17766
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That guy is also in a full racing tuck on a closed-course racing track and can't see over his fucking windshield for the oncoming traffic that he doesn't have to deal with. He has the safety to hang off the little bit he can while limiting his ability to pivot his head, let alone look around him much.

Great example. Maybe if you stopped doing track days and rode the roads for a bit, Speed Racer, you'd understand.

Maybe you just want to be right?

I've seen seat to clip-on stretches that screw up people's form when the rider doesn't really fit the bike (for example, if we were to take that same chick and put her on a Ducati 916, it would be even worse form).

Or am I to believe that for any given person's height there are no limitations to how much of a stretch the clip-on to saddle length can be before 'form' is affected?

Here's Perdrosi in a more common road riding stance:



Gee, his head and neck are nearly centered over the tank... Obviously his form sucks. He'll have to do better than that if he ever wants to ride on your streets, eh?
Easy there tiger, it's just the interwebs.

But yeah, based on that snapshot of her, she is ******* up.

The bike is nearly upright and she has both cheeks off the seat, her head is right over the gas tank and she's well into that corner. She's crossed up. Simple. I don't know how you are getting proper form from this.

And I'm not sure what you're getting at with the head pivoting thing, even while hanging off you can still pivot your head. I don't really think safety is foremost in her mind, I think she wants to drag her knee but appears to be unwilling to lean the bike over that far.

And all that aside, what I was responding to was someone bringing up was perhaps her poor form was a result of her stature. Dani is a great example of that not being the case. He does require a step stool on the grid to get on to is bike.

I'm intesrested in how you divined so much about me based on two incomplete sentences
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Old 10-29-2012, 05:27 AM   #17767
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Old 10-29-2012, 07:11 AM   #17768
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She's simply doing what 90% of sportbike riders are doing,posing. Their ultimate goal is to say they drug a knee , so they hang off and stretch out their leg and look like an idiot while the tires are running on the center tread.Hell, theres pictures of people leaned over farther on cruisers on this thread.
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Old 10-29-2012, 07:33 AM   #17769
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Old 10-29-2012, 07:55 AM   #17770
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Maybe she thinks she has a nice butt and is showing it off for the cameras??
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Old 10-29-2012, 08:49 AM   #17771
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It's called the"vertical knee". I can't do it but that's what the fast guys call it. Ian, Iowa
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Old 10-29-2012, 10:01 AM   #17772
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Never heard of the vertical knee, is it the same as a training wheel.
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Old 10-29-2012, 10:26 AM   #17773
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Flinching - to lose one's composure within a discussion by reduction to using 'childish' tactics, such as shouting "Shut Up," only assassinates your own Ethos.

You said "ass." Heh. Heh heh. Heh.

You said "ass" twice in a row. Heh. Heh heh. Heh.

Whut's a ethos, anyway?
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Old 10-29-2012, 10:51 AM   #17774
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It's called the"vertical knee". I can't do it but that's what the fast guys call it. Ian, Iowa

I always called it chicken legs, I know a guy that can get his knee lower than the foot pegs so dragging it is easy.
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:37 PM   #17775
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At the end of the day, I'm an Equal Opportunity Offender. I make fun of everyone, including myself. For some reason though, most of my Harley riding friends really get their panties in a bunch over the joshing.
If you paid that much for a bike and it was a piece of shit you'd be easily offended too. When you spend the bucks you REALLY want to tell everybody how great it is, and when you can't, it seems proper to tell them to "Shut the fuck up".
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