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Old 02-02-2012, 12:38 PM   #1
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Why is it so hard to act right?

Why is it so hard to act right on an SM? I never used to ride like this. I have had lots of bikes and was perfectly happy just cruising around. When I get on a cruiser I enjoy just putting around. On a sport bike I speed a little but don't otherwise get too crazy. But when I throw my leg over the Husky, I can't act right no matter how hard I try. I can't even get 40 feet from the driveway before I wheelie over the speed humps in the neighborhood. I have heard of people selling them because they are afraid to lose their license and although I don't plan on doing that I totally understand it.
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Old 02-02-2012, 01:14 PM   #2
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speed humps were invented for sumos
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Old 02-02-2012, 01:18 PM   #3
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speed humps were invented for sumos
railroad crossings were invented for sumos..
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Old 02-02-2012, 01:23 PM   #4
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That's one of the big reasons I never ride mine. I always want to jump stuff, climb things, go off road, etc. However I seem to get pulled over constantly here so I stay very reserved on it, have no fun and leave it parked most of the time. It took me 2 years of living in Houston to be pulled over more times than in the rest of my life
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Old 02-02-2012, 01:54 PM   #5
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Because deep down inside you want to be a motocrosser and a motard is just a mx bike with street tires. Go buy you a 2 fiddy two stroke and let' the track. I heard there are some cool fields in Katy to ride at, that is what Shane said anyway.
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Old 02-02-2012, 01:58 PM   #6
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Because deep down inside you want to be a motocrosser and a motard is just a mx bike with street tires. Go buy you a 2 fiddy two stroke and let' the track. I heard there are some cool fields in Katy to ride at, that is what Shane said anyway.
Might go get a 250 four stroke tonight. Can't find anyone with a two stroke that wants to do some horse trading.
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Old 02-02-2012, 02:03 PM   #7
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That works also. I rode my buddies Yamaha WR250F and that is what got me back in to riding dirt. If you need a trailer let me know, athough I won't be home tonight until after 9.
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Old 02-02-2012, 02:04 PM   #9
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Old 02-02-2012, 03:16 PM   #11
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These are all the reasons I LOVE my SUMO and it gets ridden way more than all the others combined lol
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Old 02-02-2012, 03:31 PM   #12
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Old 02-02-2012, 04:10 PM   #13
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Cant help but wanna yank it up in second every shift.

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Old 02-04-2012, 10:03 AM   #14
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Why is it so hard to act right on an SM?
It's that "I'm getting away with something" feeling. Ever have a mini bike as a kid? Dad never let you ride it on the street. So what did you do? Hit the street right after school before he got home from work. That whole "risking the wrath of the old man" feeling is there practically every time I ride.

Nothing makes me feel like a kid like a motard. And kids do stupid .


The other thing this changed for me is I used to be a purpose rider. If I was riding, I was going somewhere. This is the first bike I'll go for a ride just to look for corners I can try to slide it on, or something to try to jump. I'll take a lunch and just go ride for an hour. No other bikes, from GSXR to Harley, gave me that desire.
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