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Re: Riding to the Dragon tonight!
« Reply #30 on: September 04, 2011, 07:17:29 pm »
Great pictures Jeremy and that lean angle is beyond me at this point....wow.

They would look better if your bike was black though.  :stirpot:

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Re: Riding to the Dragon tonight!
« Reply #31 on: September 12, 2011, 09:52:09 am »
FANTASTIC PHOTOS! Thanks for sharing!

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Re: Riding to the Dragon tonight!
« Reply #32 on: September 12, 2011, 09:55:16 am »
Great form Jeremy!
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Re: Riding to the Dragon tonight!
« Reply #33 on: September 12, 2011, 11:02:34 am »
I would have hung off the bike but there are just so many curves that I didn't want to be throwing my weight around to much and possibly unsettling the bike.  I am still working on my bike handling skills and don't want to get myself in trouble so I work on new skills in a parking lot or a familiar road. Four passes on the dragon wasn't enough for me to memorize all 318 curves.  ;D
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Re: Riding to the Dragon tonight!
« Reply #34 on: September 16, 2011, 05:51:25 pm »
I'll be going up for the first time in a couple of weeks.

Since I have no experience, I'm going to be taking it easy-- you won't see me leaning like that unless I've tipped it over in the parking lot!!!  ;D
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Re: Riding to the Dragon tonight!
« Reply #36 on: October 02, 2011, 05:46:14 pm »
This is a GREAT photo:

http://www.photoreflect.com/store/Orderpage.aspx?pi=1WPV005B070070&po=070&pc=204


I wish I had a chance to talk to him (I saw him in the Deals Gap P/L)  I had some questions about my friends that have lost legs that would love to get back into motorcycling.
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Re: Riding to the Dragon tonight!
« Reply #37 on: October 02, 2011, 07:56:39 pm »
I spoke with him at Wheeler's 9/11. He had retired in early July and had been on the road since. I think he lived in Chicago and had been to California to ride Hwy 1, and then made his way to N.C. I asked how he had re-worked his rear brake. He looked at me kinda funny and said he didn't re-work it, he used front brake only. Seemed like a nice, easy to talk to guy. His positve attitude puts small problems into perspective. Steve

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Re: Riding to the Dragon tonight!
« Reply #38 on: July 06, 2012, 11:13:11 am »
I spoke with him at Wheeler's 9/11. He had retired in early July and had been on the road since. I think he lived in Chicago and had been to California to ride Hwy 1, and then made his way to N.C. I asked how he had re-worked his rear brake. He looked at me kinda funny and said he didn't re-work it, he used front brake only. Seemed like a nice, easy to talk to guy. His positve attitude puts small problems into perspective. Steve

Tony hangs out with the ZZR guys and spends quite a bit of time on the road.  JimmyMac has hung out with him on several occasions and I look forward to my first time to "chew the fat" with him.
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