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Old 06-05-2013, 04:00 AM   #21256
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Nice to see a Harley rider actually putting some effort into it.

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Old 06-05-2013, 04:03 AM   #21257
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My guys must have messed up the firewall last night. I'm having issues pulling the pics on Facebook now.

Bill, it's on you! I know there was another crash scene in there somewhere.
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Old 06-05-2013, 04:13 AM   #21258
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Sometimes all the Thumbnails don't load from Facebook right away. It's s l o w for me this AM. Open the blank spot in a New Tab, and you'll see the image.

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Old 06-05-2013, 04:34 AM   #21259
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Nice to see a Harley rider actually putting some effort into it.

Props! That's a lot of bike to be working around those bends, but he appears to be getting it done.
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Old 06-05-2013, 04:45 AM   #21260
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Sometimes all the Thumbnails don't load from Facebook right away. It's s l o w for me this AM. Open the blank spot in a New Tab, and you'll see the image.

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No, I'm at work. (Shhhhhhhh!!!!!!) It really is a firewall issue. We just did upgrades last night and are chasing out the bugs today.
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Old 06-05-2013, 05:48 AM   #21261
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I'm all for stretching out, but just how do you get any turning done like that? Let go of the outside bar and hope?

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Old 06-05-2013, 07:11 AM   #21262
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I'm all for stretching out, but just how do you get any turning done like that? Let go of the outside bar and hope?
Who needs to turn?
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Old 06-05-2013, 07:18 AM   #21263
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I'm all for stretching out, but just how do you get any turning done like that? Let go of the outside bar and hope?
Ouch. That stretch looks like it'd get real uncomfy after a few minutes.

And the passenger footpegs/seat have the victim folded up in a gyno position.

Sillly bike. Even looks like a pickle...

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Old 06-05-2013, 07:18 AM   #21264
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If it weren't for the arm tat, I would swear that rider was 10 years old.
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Old 06-05-2013, 07:20 AM   #21265
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No, I'm at work. (Shhhhhhhh!!!!!!) It really is a firewall issue. We just did upgrades last night and are chasing out the bugs today.
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Old 06-05-2013, 07:23 AM   #21266
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Helmet fail.

Jacket fail, boot fail, glove fail, ride pants fail.


As bad as this is, with the exception of the gloves. at least this guy is taking the same chances with his skin as he is imparting on his kid.
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Parenting fail.

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Old 06-05-2013, 07:31 AM   #21267
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Touche. Actually, we don't ban Facebook down range, but back home we do. I'm legit.
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Old 06-05-2013, 07:32 AM   #21268
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It looks like he can't use the rear brake, either.



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Old 06-05-2013, 07:36 AM   #21269
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Jacket fail, boot fail, glove fail, ride pants fail.


As bad as this is, with the exception of the gloves. at least this guy is taking the same chances with his skin as he is imparting on his kid.
Don't get me wrong, I'm all about riding with the kids. We take our nephews and nieces out on the hacks quite frequently, but we've got full riding gear for them at the house, including helmets that fit. No gear, no ride, no matter how hot it is. Those are the rules and they know it.

I found out two years ago how quickly an accident can happen, even on a routine ride on a route you frequent. I was ATGATT, and I walked away from what could have been a nasty accident. I actually landed on top of a guard rail, and it slit my gear from front to back, but barely scratched me.

It made me think about what would have happened if one of the kids were with me. Could I live with them suffering something as easily preventable as road rash? Nope. They all wear armored gear now too.
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Old 06-05-2013, 09:14 AM   #21270
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I don't even like riding on the "dragon" myself because you never know when some dip wad will blow it and take you out.

It is the last road I would take my kids on, geared up or not.
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