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stunning speed video

Discussion in 'Politics, Elections & Legislation' started by halfmile, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. halfmile

    halfmile Well-Known Member

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    pasted

    HM
     
  2. Jerry944t

    Jerry944t Well-Known Member

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    Those guys will never have hair on their balls because they've got to be made of steel.
     
  3. Hookedonshooting

    Hookedonshooting TS Member

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    I ll stick to guns. Those dudes are nuts!
     
  4. halfmile

    halfmile Well-Known Member

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    lots of deaths in the TT since 1908 when it started. You can Google for it, quite a long list.

    Porridge bowl helmets and 400 pound underpowered bikes, the most glamorous race on the Continent.

    Manufacturer prestige was greatly sought after in the TT. Velocette, Norton, BSA, and later some screaming fire engine 4 cylinder Italian jobs.

    Nowadays because of 200 MPH speeds and light bikes it's even more dangerous.

    Great video.

    HM
     
  5. Neil Winston

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    And on "Mad Sunday" the course is (or was) closed to cars and the crowd get to play racer with predictable results. I saw Mike the Bike on his Honda 6's there in 1964 and I'll never forget it!

    Neil - on a Rapide in those days
     
  6. stokinpls

    stokinpls Well-Known Member

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    "Now the boys all thought that I'd lost my sense
    And telephone poles looked like a picket fence
    They said "Slow down, I see spots!"
    The lines on the road just looked like dots."


    Bob Falfa
     
  7. 391 shooter

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    Good Lord!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  8. Setterman

    Setterman Well-Known Member

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    The way people drive now, I'm thinking it is more dangerous for bikers on our roadways.

    Ever lock up a 900 pound Harley with 400 pounds of people and gear on it?

    Happens too often.
     
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    Cool video, thanks. I remember the Velos and Ducati Desmos, Triumph Tiger TTs, etc. It's tough to get old, but probably more comfortable.
     
  11. pfofml

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    What is there watch? Just a few fast moving cycles. Big woop.
    Peter
     
  12. joe kuhn

    joe kuhn Furry Lives Matter TS Supporters

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    Learned all I care to learn about speed on two wheels at the farm riding a dirt bike. Now I ride an impala.


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