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    Some faith restored.

    Been working on motorcycles here in Brooklyn for around a year now, and like Sydney, nearly everyone on classic machinery is trying to play finger bang with leg-tatted hipster ladies. It's a see of running like shit, unsafe bikes with shiny new clubmans, seats made of thin packing foam and frame loops kissing rear tires. As much as I've tried to suggest kindly to those inquiring for any of my work, a safe way to do things, money is spent constantly on shit that looks peerrty, pudding bowl helmets and 200 bucks jeans.

    Fine. I get it.

    But yesterday, and if you're on this forum, hello sir, I went for a ride up around Bear Mountain yesterday and chased down a chap on an grey RD350, guy had a bum stop seat, clip-ons, spannies, rear sets, good tires and what looked like hagons. Don't know, we rode separate ways, but he was giving it the beans.

    Was just nice to see someone out there making something do it's job better and caning it.

    On a side note. Was doing my best Schwantz impersonation around a tight road section. Went onto a road that turns me around so I can do it again and bam. Gravel. Highside, bike landed on the leg, but all is was well. Frame sliders are worth their weight in gold.



    And while I have you, I'll post this somewhere else, if anyone has any NT650 Hawk parts, particularly an exhaust and carbs, I'd love to have a chat.

    ...penis.
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    That's like, your opinion, man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Bad Bob Dog View Post

    On a side note. Was doing my best Schwantz impression
    I read this and said to myself "You mean you crashed?"

    Way to follow through.

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    All legs and elbows. I think the crashing part was unintentional. But yes.
    That's like, your opinion, man.

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    Here is some inspiration for you...

    Bob - Palmyra NY
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    Basically what happened.
    That's like, your opinion, man.

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    you crash a lot. wear better pants. Must be nice to be young.

    What hawk did you crash? not your race bike?
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    Ha not the Hawk. Just looking for an exhaust and carbs. Need to pay for flatslides when I get some moolah coming in. Not expensive, but not necessary for now money wise.

    Kevlar pants ps, although some armor is next on the list.
    That's like, your opinion, man.

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    What bike u crash? Not your baby of a cb550.
    Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.
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    CB919. Frame slider took it all. Replaced the slider, and wam, brand new. Gravel plus 3 years old tires (post Kerry burnout).
    That's like, your opinion, man.

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    I like how the crash was the side note and the primary subject was hipster bikes.
    Internet arguments are like the special olympics. If you win you're still retarded

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