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Offline JK

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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #80 on: July 30, 2012, 09:20:16 pm »
I thingk i started the fred by saying i dont have nightmares yet, but now afte all of this  :patch:
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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #81 on: July 30, 2012, 09:23:00 pm »
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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #82 on: July 30, 2012, 09:34:16 pm »
Net nie weer nie...
 

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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #83 on: July 30, 2012, 09:41:58 pm »
 :eek7: jy lyk been-af!!
 

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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #84 on: July 30, 2012, 09:43:11 pm »
Thanks to this thread, I now have a whole new list of possible disasters  to be afraid of while riding.

 :laughing4: :laughing4: I now have the same problem, fark this thread is scary!  :imaposer: :imaposer:



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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #85 on: July 31, 2012, 06:31:36 am »
Waking up and finding my KTM has been swapped for a BMW in my sleep...........
 

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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #86 on: July 31, 2012, 06:41:42 am »
I didn't realize till this weekend that the sand monster was that scary!  New top of my list  :o
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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #87 on: July 31, 2012, 07:08:18 am »
I didn't realize till this weekend that the sand monster was that scary!  New top of my list  :o

Sand is a lot softer than rocks....or trees......or gates :laughing4:
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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #88 on: July 31, 2012, 07:25:11 am »
I didn't realize till this weekend that the sand monster was that scary!  New top of my list  :o

Sand is a lot softer than rocks....or trees......or gates :laughing4:
Gotcha  :thumleft:
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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #89 on: July 31, 2012, 10:57:35 am »
Bike engine explodes and split my body to 2 severly burned pieces......but I don't have an American bike so I suppose it is unlikely to happen. Maybe a piston comming through the top en blow a valve through my head :patch:
 

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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #90 on: July 31, 2012, 12:05:08 pm »
Not scared of dieing, but shit scared of being left paralyzed after an accident!!!!
 

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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #91 on: July 31, 2012, 12:10:32 pm »
Getting hit from behind after you stopped at a robot or stop street..... see the cage coming up with a speed and you think to yourself.....stop twatwaffle!! stop!! it bothers me even though I made it a point to stop in the middle of two lanes or var enough to the side so in case their not looking they can ride past ::)

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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #92 on: July 31, 2012, 12:44:53 pm »
Not being able to ride for what ever reason................. :-\ The 2 months in the cage with my wench while the bikes motor was being rebuilt was tough enough!
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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #93 on: July 31, 2012, 12:47:49 pm »
I refuse to partake in discussions like this. It leaves too many thing open to interpretation and causing me anguish!
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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #94 on: July 31, 2012, 04:47:22 pm »
Getting hit from behind after you stopped at a robot or stop street..... see the cage coming up with a speed and you think to yourself.....stop twatwaffle!! stop!! it bothers me even though I made it a point to stop in the middle of two lanes or var enough to the side so in case their not looking they can ride past ::)
that is my general practice,  had many discussions about it and it seems to be the best practice.
 

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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #95 on: July 31, 2012, 08:32:19 pm »
Waking up and finding my KTM has been swapped for a BMW in my sleep...........
Yes then my nightmares will definitely begin as well  :pot:
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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #96 on: July 31, 2012, 09:17:49 pm »
This is what happened to me on the last day of a 40 day Africa trip. I was going at 130 kmh on the speedo and 120 kmh on the Gps when the chain snapped and locked the rear wheel. The bike went side ways like a speedway bike and at the last minute I managed to turn the handlebar the other way, this happened 4 times from one side to the other. You can see on the two photos how long it took to come to a stand still. I was standing in the middle when taking the two photos in two directions. On the last photo you will see the bend swing arm and mangled chain. You can read the story under >Ride reports>Long tours>Africa trip to the Equator and back in 40 days. Look on page 25 reply no 483.
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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #97 on: August 01, 2012, 08:24:31 am »
F@RK!!  :o
 

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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #98 on: August 01, 2012, 09:01:03 am »
I sometimes wake up, drenched in sweat, from a dream in which I am riding along on my Yam and as I look down I see that it is sprouting two Boxer cylinders. I try to kick them off with my boots, but they just give way and grow bigger and bigger, until they are humongous, almost the size of an actual 1200's pots.  :'(


 :laughing4: :lol8:........or while riding your yammie  it actually turns into a piano!........and suddenly handles better!  ::)
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Re: What is your worst biking fear/nightmare
« Reply #99 on: August 01, 2012, 09:42:37 am »
I fear the government instituted restrictions like the ones coming into play in EU;
May not modify your bike at all - silencers, etc.
Remove anything OEM from the bike - smog shit.


I fear pissing off farmers, armed ones with attitude in remote places that I like to ride.
I wonder where that gravel road goes? And that, has usually made all the difference. (Apologies to Mr Frost)

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