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    Evel ended his career jumping the shark before...

    Evel ended his career jumping the shark before Fonzie did:


    January 31, 1977
    Chicago, Illinois
    13 sharks
    90 feet
    Harley-Davidson XR-750
    crashed during practice jump
    fractured...
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    Computers and lasers to design & align the ramps...

    Computers and lasers to design & align the ramps along with determining optimum speeds for any/all weather conditions? Back in Evel's day he practically just threw some ramps together, twisted the...
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    When I saw the title my first thought was...

    When I saw the title my first thought was Advanced Idea Mechanics from Marvel...they had expositions mirroring the Stark Expo.
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    Unfortunately more than I should have been. See,...

    Unfortunately more than I should have been. See, I had made the mistake of having a crash bar/case guard/whatever the nomenclature-du-jour is for those things these days, and what I learned after the...
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    In her defense she probably didn't feel the...

    In her defense she probably didn't feel the impact, or more likely after the impact she didn't see anything behind her in the rear view mirror afterwards.

    My only MC-to-car impact was a result of...
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    "He Laid it Down to Avoid the Crash"

    Yep, that's exactly what professional investigators said:

    https://www.fox5vegas.com/news/motorcycle-rider-dies-after-crash-on-u-s-near-boulder/article_ce285c54-cf53-11e8-826e-db06e2c53073.html

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    I popped a wheelie once on my 250 Rebel too but I...

    I popped a wheelie once on my 250 Rebel too but I was never able to replicate it without resorting to the extreme measures that allowed it to happen. Had I went to those same extremes with the SV650...
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    I just went to Bing and the first page yielded...

    I just went to Bing and the first page yielded three separate hits from VisorDown, one from Motorcycle.com, and a forum thread that opens up with more of the same:

    #7...
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    Well I'm not alone, go to Google, Bing, or any...

    Well I'm not alone, go to Google, Bing, or any other search engine of choice and enter "best wheelie motorcycles" and you'll find plenty of top ten lists etc with the SV650 counted among them. Even...
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    While true, a claim was presented up-thread...

    While true, a claim was presented up-thread stating it was a good starter bike (which has since been retracted). Hence the resulting starter bike discussion.




    BTW I had to look up the...
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    Of course it won't be confused with the triple...

    Of course it won't be confused with the triple digit power of an inline four super sport, that goes without saying.



    Yes, I sampled a used carbureted model at a dealership with intake & exhaust...
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    This site really has lost its way if we're...

    This site really has lost its way if we're recommending 70HP bikes for beginners. Seriously, I had to check the banner to make sure I wasn't on a Cycle World or other moto-rag website...
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    20 years after the debut and we're making them...

    20 years after the debut and we're making them look like they did 20 years ago! :mrgreen:

    (albeit YABOB in order to attract the current generation that can't afford a new bike)

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    Insurance reduction --- do Canadian insurance...

    Insurance reduction --- do Canadian insurance outfits drop the rates for bikes set up for solo riding versus having accommodations for passengers?
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    https://scontent.flas1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26...

    https://scontent.flas1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26805162_1554185214670870_2566507848885282797_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&oh=caf516fac3da7ae84ceb5648215f1f22&oe=5C1ED25C

    :mrgreen:
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    LIES!!! There is no such thing as having too...

    LIES!!!

    There is no such thing as having too many toys.
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    With the other possibility being the Mel Brooks spoof of that scene. :mrgreen:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUUKrHO3wZU
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    ...and those are the sub-125cc models, imagine...

    ...and those are the sub-125cc models, imagine what these can do. :wink:
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    Both the Spyder and Slingshot employ NASCAR-like...

    Both the Spyder and Slingshot employ NASCAR-like full roll cages so they lack the crumple zone as well. If anything they offer the Dale Earnhardt effect...the news story does mention "head on"...
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    Well I see photophuckit and farcebook third party...

    Well I see photophuckit and farcebook third party hosting issues claimed all the pics in this thread....I'm not going to waste time re-posting all of them so I'll just start with the acquisition day...
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    I'm always onto something, I'm not one of those...

    I'm always onto something, I'm not one of those facebook hacks whose only skills are dismantling, sawzalling, and rattle-canning...I'm among the minority that understands those are merely steps...
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    The Cub does catch my eye, I can't deny that....

    The Cub does catch my eye, I can't deny that. Sadly the days of brand new bargain bikes are gone, I was spoiled when the 600 Shadow carried a $5K MSRP and the Rebel was $3K. All that died when the...
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    So I'm attempting to commission a special...

    So I'm attempting to commission a special construction...
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    That looks like some wholesome good retro-fun. ...

    That looks like some wholesome good retro-fun.

    Speaking of which, the 2019 Super Cub has caught my interest lately...
  25. 3 years probation and 45 days of community...

    3 years probation and 45 days of community service.

    Ya know...if it wasn't for all the non-punishments in the past for high profile cager-maims/kills-motorcyclists (re: Congressman Janklow/Randy...
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