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Old 05-14-2013, 03:41 PM
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Default Re: what did you do to your motor bike today?

Took the bikes out for a spin to the voting station today, then for a bit of a joyride afterwards. Unfortunately I had a (low speed) wipeout making a turn and the front wheel slid out from under in the sand and skree on the side of the road. I'm a little scuffed up, looks like the cruiser's rear fender is out of alignment, the drive chain guard got scraped and broke free of the engine, looks like it has a leak in the tank at a mounting stud and worst of all my tank has a dent in the side from the handlebar swinging into it.

On the up side, I'm pretty sure I hit the right combination of choke and throttle on a nice straightaway, as it suddenly surged forward and really wanted to fly. Too bad traffic got heavier then and I couldn't really wind out. For some reason with the choke around 75-80% open instead of wide open it perked right up and took off.


Any day that starts with a good ride is already a better day, and a bad day riding still beats a good day working.

My Builds: My Beast, Harley59's bike, my Cruiser

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