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Bike cam 18 Feb 2016 18:55 #711401

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swest wrote: Second is my passing gear. I rarely take third to redline. One thing though, after I balanced the rear tire I'm finding myself at 90 or 95 and have to back off. :dry:
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LOL!! By the sound of that engine and my lifetime experience with 900's and the KZ1000, I think your speedo is off and in 4th to 5th, you are easily hitting +105 mph!! Ha ha
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Bike cam 18 Feb 2016 19:00 #711404

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That's possible but bare in mind I"m at 16/35. I have to drop down into 2nd to get into my power band. The exhaust is too loud also. Not fun anymore. :whistle:
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Bike cam 20 Feb 2016 07:47 #711618

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Auuh. Too bad I wasn't there to fire up Bossie for the old guy.
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Bike cam 21 Feb 2016 13:30 #711828

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I agree. You don't know his riding abilities and he's putting you & your bike in jeopardy without your consent

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swest wrote: I'm more respectful than that. I'll pass in the next lane rather than crowding his.
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Bike cam 22 Feb 2016 15:40 #712006

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High winds today. At least I wasn't the only one out there. They said 9 mph winds. More like 35-40 with gusts of much more. Where can anyone else get a job being wrong and not get fired? :huh:
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Bike cam 22 Feb 2016 19:10 #712036

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Yea I know... back in the mid-80 I was on a Yamadog in Vegas, had cross winds a few times where I couldn't go above @25. Almost got blown off the road a few times there. Know the feeling!
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Bike cam 22 Feb 2016 19:53 #712041

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These are mild compared to the 80+ we can get. Palm drive going over the FWY was the worst. Leaning over against the wind, the hit then bridge and the bike swings over the other way in an instant. If you're not ready for it, it will slam you to the ground. :ohmy:
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Bike cam 23 Feb 2016 11:38 #712141

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Try adding a swarm of wasps directly in your path on a so called "highway" which was dirt and full of pot holes with cross winds as well and road trains coming the other way and then into a hail storm later on. That was a fun day ... a long time ago :laugh:
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Bike cam 23 Feb 2016 12:15 #712145

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The general public don't realize what kind of intrepid travelers we bike riders really are. It's not just fun, it's an adventure. :woohoo:
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Bike cam 23 Feb 2016 16:51 #712192

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A friend had some wood chips put down because of the rocks. I'd rather have rocks. Feels like riding in mush. Hitting the HWY on a grade is a good way to judge how she's pulling. :)
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Bike cam 29 Feb 2016 15:26 #713117

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There was something wrong about this guy. Did the ton catching up with him but I laied back. This kind of creep can do anything.
Damn I need to get my swing arm mod on the bike. Got a little squirrelly.
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Bike cam 06 Mar 2016 06:24 #714086

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This guy passed me about 1/2 mile back crossing the double yellow line. I was at 60/65. There's only two passing areas coming up but I decided to hang back to see what this guy would do. Then he belched his diesel fart at me so I couldn't help myself. The bike starts to feel light after that speed so I backed off. I need to get that swing arm on the bike ASAP :dry:
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