Bike Lust

  • MuscleComeBac...

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    Sep 04, 2010 7:44 PM GMT
    Okay, I've NEVER been on a motorcycle, am probably hopelessly pathetically bad at driving one, and completely unable to finance a new vehicle at the moment...BUT
    For some reason of another THIS bike has me tumescent and lusting like crazy...
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    Sep 04, 2010 8:27 PM GMT
    Take a safety council course, get your bike licence and buy it...you'll love it....but then i've only been riding for 43 years....Keithicon_cool.gif
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    Sep 04, 2010 8:56 PM GMT
    vetteset saidTake a safety council course, get your bike licence and buy it...you'll love it....but then i've only been riding for 43 years....Keithicon_cool.gif

    And me only 44 years officially (licensed at 17 but actually riding illegally before that). I have a recent bike mag review of the Sportster Iron 883 (Cycle World, Aug, 2010).

    Not bad, but the 883 is the smaller Sporty engine, the 1200cc having quite a bit more punch. And the Iron's rear-wheel suspension travel is only 1.6" to get that low look, so expect regular visits to the chiropractor to be part of the cost of ownership.

    Funny, though, I remember when the 883 was the only Sportster, and considered brutally fast. Now it's an around-town cruiser. But Harley does know how to make a bike that LOOKS mean, I'll give them that, and the styling of this one makes me salivate, too.
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    Sep 04, 2010 9:53 PM GMT
    I want to ride/drive one once. Because I am quite terrified of falling off or being hit.
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    Sep 04, 2010 10:13 PM GMT
    j_squared saidI want to ride/drive one once. Because I am quite terrified of falling off or being hit.

    Well, you really can't "fall off" a street motorcycle as the rider unless you crash it or hit something. A dirt bike flying over jumps is another thing, and then you don't so much fall off as get thrown (or launched) off.

    But being hit by other motorists is indeed an issue, and you have little protection, other than your helmet (which you had better wear). Your best protection is that by being more maneuverable, smaller and driving defensively, you can simply avoid them.

    vetteset wisely advised taking a safety course to learn these avoidance skills, the most recognized being the ones offered by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF). Google them for local classes.

    After a lifetime of 2-wheeling, I honestly feel more confident in traffic on a motorcycle than I do in a "cage" (4-wheeler). But the day I no longer feel that way is the day I hang up my helmet forever. Because you should never ride scared.
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    Sep 04, 2010 10:17 PM GMT
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    j_squared saidI want to ride/drive one once. Because I am quite terrified of falling off or being hit.

    Well, you really can't "fall off" a street motorcycle as the rider unless you crash it or hit something. A dirt bike flying over jumps is another thing, and then you don't so much fall off as get thrown (or launched) off.

    But being hit by other motorists is indeed an issue, and you have little protection, other than your helmet (which you had better wear). Your best protection is that by being more maneuverable, smaller and driving defensively, you can simply avoid them.

    vetteset wisely advised taking a safety course to learn these avoidance skills, the most recognized being the ones offered by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF). Google them for local classes.

    After a lifetime of 2-wheeling, I honestly feel more confident in traffic on a motorcycle than I do in a "cage" (4-wheeler). But the day I no longer feel that way is the day I hang up my helmet forever. Because you should never ride scared.
    I would NEVER drive scarted. But be the passenger? yeah.

    And really? I couldnt just... slide off sidways? ahaha or be torn form my seat by the speed and have to cling to the man in front of me to stay on?
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    Sep 05, 2010 12:38 AM GMT
    Oh, I thought you meant a bicycle when I clicked on the heading.

    To me, guys with motorcycles are in the same category as guys with giant Hummers - compensating. And they're so effing noisy. But go ahead and buy it - if you want to be an organ donor.
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    Sep 05, 2010 1:23 AM GMT
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    Sep 05, 2010 2:01 AM GMT
    j_squared saidI would NEVER drive scared. But be the passenger? yeah.

    And really? I couldnt just... slide off sidways? ahaha or be torn form my seat by the speed and have to cling to the man in front of me to stay on?

    Well, I'll tell ya a little secret: I HATE to be a motorcycle passenger. Knowing all the mistakes that other guy at the handlebars can make, I can be very scared. My life is my own to use as I wish, and I trust my own riding skills, but putting my life totally in someone else's hands is not something I enjoy doing.

    As for sliding off the saddle, I put a backrest on the motorcycle I owned when I was with my late partner, to reassure him. I knew he wasn't going to fall off, but he didn't know that, so OK, I got him one.

    But the best thing is that it's perfectly fine for one guy to hug the other around the waist when they're riding. In fact, I usually request it, not for affection's sake alone, but to help centralize the weight mass, and get him to lean with me. Versus sitting back and holding the grab rails, and leaning as he wishes.

    A novice frequently leans AWAY from the turn, in order to remain seated upright, which he shouldn't do, and it throws my balance off. Or he moves around, and that upsets my line in a curve, too. By hugging me closely we move as one, as we should. And I've never lost a passenger yet. icon_wink.gif
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    Sep 05, 2010 2:02 AM GMT
    MuscleComeBack saidOkay, I've NEVER been on a motorcycle, am probably hopelessly pathetically bad at driving one, and completely unable to finance a new vehicle at the moment...BUT
    For some reason of another THIS bike has me tumescent and lusting like crazy...
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    This is one sexy-ass motorcycle! I've been thinking of getting one too... But can't ride it either (the bike I mean).
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    Sep 05, 2010 2:05 AM GMT
    MuscleComeBack saidOkay, I've NEVER been on a motorcycle, am probably hopelessly pathetically bad at driving one, and completely unable to finance a new vehicle at the moment...BUT
    For some reason of another THIS bike has me tumescent and lusting like crazy...
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    I think the bike has EVERYONE lusting after it, not just you icon_smile.gif lol. I hope to get one when im in my mid 20's. icon_smile.gif
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    Sep 05, 2010 2:05 AM GMT
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    DROOLS..... Hot bike! icon_lol.gif
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    Sep 05, 2010 2:12 AM GMT
    Awe... your bike curious. hahaha
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    Sep 05, 2010 2:35 AM GMT
    AussieMe said
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    DROOLS..... Hot bike! icon_lol.gif


    I'm kind of in love with that small, quadrangular patterned cobble stone it's sitting on.
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    Sep 05, 2010 2:38 AM GMT
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    THIS!!! It is the 2010 Harley-Davidson Night Rod Special VRSCDX
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    Sep 05, 2010 2:38 AM GMT
    WOW MuscleComeBack!

    ...What Bill and I could do on that bi.., er with that bike. Heheh! *blushes furiously*

    -Doug
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    Sep 05, 2010 2:48 AM GMT
    freakofnature saidOh, I thought you meant a bicycle when I clicked on the heading.

    To me, guys with motorcycles are in the same category as guys with giant Hummers - compensating. And they're so effing noisy. But go ahead and buy it - if you want to be an organ donor.


    of course, that's your opinion, and i haven't donated ANY organs in 43 yrs of riding......just MY opinion...remember to clarify that..icon_cool.gif. As far as compensation......thanks for the input, i'll check and get back to you....checked,,,,,nope, you're wrong..i just love riding, like you love fucking other guys....priorities my friend...and i own TWO noisy harleys..Keith
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    Sep 05, 2010 2:50 AM GMT
    MuchMoreThanMuscle saidThe red and white streamers get my panties all moist and sticky!

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    Let me stand on the back while wearing this feather head dress.icon_razz.gif


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    Sep 05, 2010 2:52 AM GMT
    Cher + Bob Mackie. Ok, all is right in the gayborhood now.
  • MuscleComeBac...

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    Sep 05, 2010 2:56 AM GMT
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    BeingThePhoenix saidPhotobucket
    THIS!!! It is the 2010 Harley-Davidson Night Rod Special VRSCDX
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    HOT FUCKING DAMN! (I'd chop those pipes, tho...)
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    Sep 05, 2010 3:14 AM GMT
    MuscleComeBack saidicon_cool.gif
    BeingThePhoenix saidPhotobucket
    THIS!!! It is the 2010 Harley-Davidson Night Rod Special VRSCDX
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    HOT FUCKING DAMN! (I'd chop those pipes, tho...)
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    Agreed. icon_biggrin.gif