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Old 10-29-2012, 09:26 AM   #17776
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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, 09:51 AM   #17777
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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, 11:37 AM   #17778
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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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Old 10-29-2012, 11:43 AM   #17779
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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".
Mine seems to work just fine for me...
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Old 10-29-2012, 11:57 AM   #17780
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I didn't lose my composure. I'm just blunt and a little dumb.
And NOW you chose to be humble... you see, it's pretty easy to just put folks down instead of making a factual argument.
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:07 PM   #17781
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And NOW you chose to be humble... you see, it's pretty easy to just put folks down instead of making a factual argument.
Factual arguments don't work on idiots. I was attempting to speak at a level they'd understand.
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:08 PM   #17782
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Mine seems to work just fine for me...
I loved mine. I was sad to see it go.
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:15 PM   #17783
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Old 10-29-2012, 12:21 PM   #17784
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The whole point of getting off the seat and inside the corner is to keep the bike more upright; greater contact patch and the ability to carry more speed because you have more lean angle left to work with.

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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, 12:54 PM   #17785
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tHE CONTACT PATCH IS LARGER WHEN LEANED OVER.
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:00 PM   #17786
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tHE CONTACT PATCH IS LARGER WHEN LEANED OVER.
Not if you run a car tire...
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:01 PM   #17787
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Whut's a ethos, anyway?
moon of jupiter, I think.
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:01 PM   #17788
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tHE CONTACT PATCH IS LARGER WHEN LEANED OVER.
Go ahead. Back that one up.
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Old 10-29-2012, 01:03 PM   #17789
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Go ahead. Back that one up.
Are you really that ignorant?

Every tire has it's limits, but most bike tires have a larger contact patch in lean than straight up, until you reach a certain point.


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Old 10-29-2012, 01:36 PM   #17790
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Did you even see the picture in reference? She's barely leaning over. I'm not saying leaning and draggin a knee are bad . I'm simply tired of seeing people hangin off at lean angles where a real rider would be sipping a latte.
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