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Otis the Sasquatch



Joined: 25 Oct 2014
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Location: Kirkwood MO

PostPosted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 11:12 pm    Post subject: Hold my root beer, and watch this. Reply with quote

Every year in the fall, Jim & Martha, owners of Shock Zone Suspension, invite a bunch of M.C. friends out to their place for deep-fried turkey & potluck. They have a large field, so everyone brings 2-wheelers and 4-wheelers and kids.

But no 3-wheelers? I'll fix that.







Then the Ride Requests started to come in from the kids. And Dang, there seemed to be a LOT of kids there!









Think you can lose me Mr Fancy-Shmancy Dirt-Bike Boy? Think Again! Cool



I couldn't pass him, (not safely, at least Wink ) but that's the farthest he could pull away.

Check your Six, I'm comin' for 'ya!! Big Grin


Had to do it. I had a Reputation to uphold. In prior years I was out there mixing it up on the Goldwing.


The Rig was more fun [if not as scary-stupid-impressive as flat-tracking a Goldwing Laughing ].
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Dar



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PostPosted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 2:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like you had a lot of fun Big Grin Big Grin Big Grin
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Otis the Sasquatch



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2015 12:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, and learned a lot about rough-surface & low-traction handling.
Wink

The two best things I learned.

- With a Kid in the car, going counter-clockwise: Throttle on down the straight. Then chop the throttle, let the rig swing left, and get back on it when pointed in the right direction. Repeat. Hardly had to turn the bars. Big Grin

- And when going counter-clockwise......







Don't hit a mud-hole in the middle of a turn. Shocked Laughing
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Ralph



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PostPosted: Tue Nov 24, 2015 1:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Smile
that also works om the street Smile
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bmcsheehy



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PostPosted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's what we call a Bat Turn.
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