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The things you see on the road...

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by I am the Stig..., May 20, 2008.

  1. I'm in Adelaide (which might explain a lot...), but I've recently seen some classics out on the road....

    Last saturday - cyclist crossing the main intersection of Greenhill Road onto the Anzac Highway in a Cathy Freeman-esque full on lycra bodysuit. In white - and yes, it was see-thru on the rear. :shock: Cue lots of laughter from all car occupants at the lights rather than the usual race from the lights... :roll: Sadly, I doubt the cyclists name was cathy, probably more a cyril/chris/charlie judging by the wobbling midriff/lunchbox and the row of hairs coming out of the back! And to think Sexpo hasn't even started yet! :LOL:

    Today - coming out of Pirie St into King William was a scooter rider. This guy (or gal) must have got up this morning thinking they'll ride the bike to work, to find a flat/empty tank/missus has already taken it. I can't think of another reason why you'd ride a scooter wearing the full face helmet, leathers (with sliders!), racing gloves (all in black) and a pair of crisp white running shoes.... :LOL: Apologies if you read this, but I crossed the road in front of you in complete stitches, couldn't help myself - and this is the person who wears full leathers on the 150ccNSR... :oops: Safety first I suppose, so -1 for forgetting the race boots mate! :p



    Makes a change from seeing people walking down rundle mall in their dressing gowns and slippers I suppose!!

    Is this an SA thing, or are there any unusal sights out on the roads in NSW/VIC/QLD? :wink:
     
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  2. Would be funny if the scooter rider had a "My other ride is a Ducati Desmocidici (sp?)" sticker on the back.
    Don't really blame him though, safety first, in my opinion.
     
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  3. lol you can only hope the scooter was used as a "loaner" while his bike is being serviced... I think I'd tell them I'll just walk rather than ride a scooter
     
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  4. notorious_nick rides a suzuki across with alpinestars mx-1, track pants and oxtar race boots :LOL:

    Won't be so bad when he gets his tyga'd screaming daemon'd 250rr back from the shop (insurance job)
     
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  5. And there I was thinking I was about to cop it for my wide load bringing the curtain rods home from Freedom on my Vespa on Saturday.

    :LOL:
     
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  6. Especially when you operate the clutch on the scooter the first time :LOL:
     
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  7. i rode a scooter for the first time last week on magnetic island,queensland.never before in my life had i felt the need to wear the most protective apparel i could possibly get!
     
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  8. do it in BALI! A will is part of your lease contract.... I am so sure of it.
     
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  9. Saw something mega strange on Military Rd (Neutral Bay) today on my way to work. Girl (brunette) on a black Hayabusa.

    Full faced helmet.

    Gloves

    Leather jacket.

    Bikini bottom/underwear + boots.

    I had my jaw to the ground and I was NOT the only person staring... If the girl is here on this board - weren't you cold, and are you not afraid of losing skin if you fall???

    Crazy.
     
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  10. That is AWESOME
     
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  11. Actually no. I thought it was rather stupid. All I saw was leather... leather... stripy bottom...leg... leather.

    Idioto!
     
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  12. :shock:

    It was pretty cool this morning too! Maybe she forgot to put her pants on? Would have thought she would notice before getting to a road though.
     
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  13. She was just being cool, stupid... but cool :cool:

    I just hope she doesn't come off like that cause she won't want to show her butt/legs after a fall :shock:
     
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  14. She was on a 'busa... She can go faster than pain.

    ... AWESOME
     
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  15. Maybe she was worried her butt would look big in leather pants.
     
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  16. ZING!~
     
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  17. :rofl:

    If that is the case, thank you Peaches :applause:
     
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  18. Yeah it is pretty awesome.
     
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  19. ..............

    :roll:

    I give up!
     
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  20. Peaches - they do it in europe all the time.

    :)
     
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