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Old 07-17-2007, 01:00 AM   #1
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GIXXERBILL'S 7/14 CRASH CAUSE ?

Track: MSR Houston
Turn: Keyhole
Conditions: Dry - Good Traction
Ambient Temperature: 90
Time: A little after 4 PM
Tires : Pirelli DOT's
Condition: New @ Beginning of Day
Mileage @ Time of Crash: about 150 (since new)
Estimated Pace: 75% - 80%
Type of Fall: Lowside
Injuries: None
Bike Damage: Moderate
Pride Damage: Slight
Rider Impressions - Front washed out

OK Guys and Gals Whatta ya think happened????

I've torn the bike down and have found a SMOKING GUN! Bill likes to ask the board about every conceivable thing, so it's my turn to ask you for him. I'll post findings along with supporting pictures sometime soon. I believe the evidence is 99.99% conclusive. OK you CSI wannabees go for it - direct all questions to gixxerbill - he was there. Oh yea Bill - lets hear what you think before I reveal the answer.
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Old 07-17-2007, 01:02 AM   #2
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low on blinker fluid or the flux compasitor went out!
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Old 07-17-2007, 01:04 AM   #3
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low on blinker fluid or the flux compasitor went out!
You're warm, which is your answer? Can't have two.

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Old 07-17-2007, 01:05 AM   #4
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bad rider?
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Old 07-17-2007, 01:07 AM   #5
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Old 07-17-2007, 01:09 AM   #6
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i got it! it was the magic bullet! like in the kennedy assination!
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Old 07-17-2007, 01:10 AM   #7
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How about a mixture of..tires not heated up + why i did'nt wear my Sidi socks + man the weather is finally good, no rain + wow the track's actually dry + man my stomach does'nt feel too good (being that its after lunch + last session of the day, let's get a good lap in....:P!
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Old 07-17-2007, 01:15 AM   #8
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just throwing one out there...

fork oil? low? leaking?

maybe leaky forks caused a suspension problem.
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Im guessing it was because he was on the goldwing:icon_bigg
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Im guessing it was because he was on the goldwing:icon_bigg
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i got it! it was the magic bullet! like in the kennedy assination!
Grassy knoll man get it right.
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Old 07-17-2007, 03:51 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Radar
Track: MSR Houston
Turn: Keyhole
Conditions: Dry - Good Traction
Ambient Temperature: 90
Time: A little after 4 PM
Tires : Pirelli DOT's
Condition: New @ Beginning of Day
Mileage @ Time of Crash: about 150 (since new)
Estimated Pace: 75% - 80%
Type of Fall: Lowside
Injuries: None
Bike Damage: Moderate
Pride Damage: Slight
Rider Impressions - Front washed out

OK Guys and Gals Whatta ya think happened????

I've torn the bike down and have found a SMOKING GUN! Bill likes to ask the board about every conceivable thing, so it's my turn to ask you for him. I'll post findings along with supporting pictures sometime soon. I believe the evidence is 99.99% conclusive. OK you CSI wannabees go for it - direct all questions to gixxerbill - he was there. Oh yea Bill - lets hear what you think before I reveal the answer.
pics and answer, or ban
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Old 07-17-2007, 07:47 AM   #13
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Didn't see it but a good guess.
Ran out of tire.
I followed Bill for around 5 laps 2 sessions before his low-side. He was over shooting the turn-in points and had the bike at maximum lean angle. Probably didn't help being the last session of the day being tired losing focus.
Glad Bill's ok.
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Old 07-17-2007, 07:49 AM   #14
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Didn't see it but a good guess.
Ran out of talent.

There, fixed it for you ftw!
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Old 07-17-2007, 07:52 AM   #15
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The tire was shredded on that side... I'm guessing fluid...or lack thereof....
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Old 07-17-2007, 07:59 AM   #16
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running out of talent accounts for about 99% of all wrecks
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Old 07-17-2007, 08:04 AM   #17
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1. He was out on the track practicing skidding into the pits...
2. Had to do something to substitute for the wheelies he was banned from at the start of the day.
:icon_bigg
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Old 07-17-2007, 08:24 AM   #18
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1. He was out on the track practicing skidding into the pits...
2. Had to do something to substitute for the wheelies he banned from at the start of the day.
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I like this one. It was Buck's fault for banning my wheelies :icon_bigg (by the way I have NEVER clutched a wheelie at a trackday in my life so they are all power wheelies) .

Come on Radar spill it. I am guessing tire pressure but it was checked three sessions before the get off and it was correct then.

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Old 07-17-2007, 09:05 AM   #19
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Maybe some of the bubble gum sukuki uses to hold their frames together came apart and got on the tire causing it to wash out.
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Maybe some of the bubble gum sukuki uses to hold their frames together came apart and got on the tire causing it to wash out.
No way that bubble gum is goooood stuff.
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