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You would have all been proud

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by Roarin, Nov 8, 2005.

  1. As I said, I would have made you all proud this afternoon. Took the 400 out for a test ride after major servicing that included new tyres, brake pads, steering head bearings etc etc. Seeing it was a nice warm afternoon I made sure I wore all the appropriate safety gear. Boots, helmet, shorts & Tee shirt. Well it was a hi vis shirt :LOL: Reminded me why I ride a bike. The wind in your eyes, and also up the legs of my shorts. Was it fun -hell yes. Laughing all the way. Cheers.


     
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  2. if you had of done it naked then i would be impressed :LOL:
     
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  3. Well, I did keep it below 170. Most of the time. And there are no chicken strips left on the tyres. Does that add points?
     
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  4. hey squidder, what are chicken strips on yer tyres?
     
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  5. Betcha didn't get yer knee down! :p
     
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  6. side tread, right?
     
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  7. Good one roarin, now youve started the speeding and squidding arguments again :LOL: :LOL: :LOL:

    Only now your put them both together to create one super argument :p
     
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  8. un-used rubber on the sides of your tyres
     
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  9. so chicken strips means ya don't lean, which means ya don't ride hard...is that it?

    I won't start the squid thing again, its a moot point really
     
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  10. Thats not a bad idea there Mik. Come to think of it I'll start it off.
    Whats the fastest you've ridden with no helmet, in shorts, tee shirt & thongs. I have done about 175 but I did cheat. I had sunnies on cause those bugs do some nasty things to your eyes at that speed. I must admit I don't think I will do it again cause the gear lever does some shocking things to the skin on your toes when you only have thongs on :LOL: :LOL:
     
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  11. seriously though, in the states its legal to ride without a helmet eh?
     
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  12. Lol, only about 60 with no helmet, took a mates bike for a spin round the block. Commonly wear thongs though without much drama...
     
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  13. Had a KM100 as a kid that I used to ride around on with bare feet and a pair of shorts. Probably got it up to 100km downhill, with a tail wind :LOL:

    And as for wearing thongs? My missus would get the shits if I started wearing her undies, but if that's what floats ya boat, more power to ya I say.? :p :p
     
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  14. Is that a challenge? :)

    Justin.
     
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  15. Didn't one of the UK bike mags run an article a few months back, where they got people to ride a set course in their usual gear, and then wearing nothing but helmet & boxer shorts?

    The point being to see whether clothing affected riders' attitudes and speed.

    Can't remember what the conclusions were, mind you...
     
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  16. If it was a UK magazine, the rider with the least clothing would have been female.......
     
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