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Old 05-13-2012, 02:26 PM   #2101
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Post of the year, right there.
It's definitely blasphemic to say that in a thread that is so full of amazing posts by Kam himself.
But thanks a lot! Glad you liked it.
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Old 05-13-2012, 04:01 PM   #2102
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AllBlackPearl.....

Fantastic to hear you got a riding 'fix' at last ....
....and a great write-up on your day of test riding BMW's ..... now you must try some Ducatis........ and Suzukis ....and.....

It's how I kept sane when I was bikeless - test rides. ..... and after all, - you are in the market for a bike, so it's only fair and reasonable.

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Old 05-14-2012, 01:43 PM   #2103
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AllBlackPearl.....

Fantastic to hear you got a riding 'fix' at last ....
....and a great write-up on your day of test riding BMW's ..... now you must try some Ducatis........ and Suzukis ....and.....

It's how I kept sane when I was bikeless - test rides. ..... and after all, - you are in the market for a bike, so it's only fair and reasonable.
It is!

Unfortunately all the other "open door" days of the other manufacturers have already been in April or so. So I'd have to go for "regular" test rides. But maybe I should start focussing on the more realistic stuff...?
Oh, and I'd skip Ducati anyway, that's for sure.

But as you say, I got the fix, now I need more.
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Old 05-14-2012, 01:59 PM   #2104
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I like this style!!!!!

It's the terminator of the bike "i'll be back"...
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Old 05-14-2012, 02:27 PM   #2105
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I like this style!!!!!

It's the terminator of the bike "i'll be back"...
Yeah, and it's as brutal and uncompromising as Terminator.
And it sounds better...
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Old 05-15-2012, 03:34 AM   #2106
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This is "Muengstenerbruecke" isn`t it??

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Aye, back in my hometown (Solingen), we have a suicide bridge as well. In fact THE suicide bridge....
It's the highest railroad bridge in Germany - 351 ft.





It is MIGHTY, when you stand below in in real life, just majestic.
Well, a lot of people used to jump down unfortunately. There is not too much water running down there, so you can imagine the mess. Once a guy got his leg caught in the steel framework and had to be rescued in a laborious operation.. Not quite what he had wanted, I guess.

Sorry to post pictures that are not my own... Couldn't find any so quickly...
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Old 05-15-2012, 03:49 AM   #2107
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This is "Muengstenerbruecke" isn`t it??
It is indeed.
Well spotted.
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Old 05-15-2012, 03:55 AM   #2108
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It is indeed.
Well spotted.
road past here several times on my way into "bergisches Land"
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Old 05-17-2012, 01:54 PM   #2109
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First track day for the old VFR (1991), and first ride for me on a VFR...

My feeling, is not so bad, but the engine is to "light", and the bike is to heavy. But it's quite easy when you ride light, but when you want to be quick and more aggressive, you must fight with the VFR, but it's fun...

And now the pictures...



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Old 05-18-2012, 05:02 PM   #2110
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First track day for the old VFR (1991), and first ride for me on a VFR...

My feeling, is not so bad, but the engine is to "light", and the bike is to heavy. But it's quite easy when you ride light, but when you want to be quick and more aggressive, you must fight with the VFR, but it's fun...

Looking good bubu ....... I hear the Repsol Honda MotoGP team may be looking for a new rider.
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Old 05-19-2012, 12:56 AM   #2111
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Looking good bubu ....... I hear the Repsol Honda MotoGP team may be looking for a new rider.

Thanks Kamchat, but i don't like Moto GP, for me GP is on two stroke!!!

I prefere the superbike (bsb!!!!) and the road racing, with TT, NW200, Tangaree, chimay, etc...

I have some movies of this day, i will try to put it!
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Old 05-19-2012, 01:51 PM   #2112
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Old 05-21-2012, 05:05 AM   #2113
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Cheers bubu .... nice pics - and good luck with the new racing season.
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Old 05-21-2012, 05:09 AM   #2114
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Finally ! - summer arrived yesterday..... It's been a long time coming!
Some of us got out for some fun in the sun .....

Charly on her R6 with husband Mark ahead on the R1

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Unfortunately it wasn't all fun ....... Gary had a lucky escape when he came off and hit the crash barrier at the top of Glen Ogle .....
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