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Old 08-23-2005, 05:19 PM   #16
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You know, i've always wondered, why do people buy cars if they want to go fast? If they want extreme speed,w hy don';t they buy a motorcycle?
What happens if they need to carry something?
Perfect example. I was checking out a guy in my line. I noticed he was carrying a helmet. He purchased a bunch of computer paper, some drinks, and a large box of doughnuts. This was our convo.

Me: "Did you ride a motorcyle here?"
Him: "Yeah, I need to get to work a little faster today."
Me: "How are you going to carry all this to work?"
Him: "I'm still trying to figure that out ..."
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Old 08-24-2005, 02:52 AM   #17
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Old 08-24-2005, 03:08 AM   #18
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That is so neat!
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Old 08-28-2005, 08:55 PM   #19
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heh... well... since that's my Viper above, I can answer why I bought it over a street bike...

it's not near as quick, but it's a lot safer!
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Old 08-28-2005, 08:59 PM   #20
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wow, small world...
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Old 08-29-2005, 01:34 AM   #21
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It's simple, the way a bike preforms is not the way a car preforms.

People LIKE feeling G-Forces, that's why they buy cars.

With a car, it's the lateral motion that you like, or moreover, the anti-gravity motion you get from going on hills.

With a bike, if you get almost ANY lateral motion, you are toast, you'll flip over and die, and bikes, they have absolutaly no downforce, (the windshield on a car), so when you go on a hill, a car will stay planted, and the occupant will feel that nice G-Force where he moves up in his seat.

A bike, doesn't have a windhiseld, or spoiler, or 2 tons of weight keeping it down, so really, the answer is, with a bike, it's just not the same "feeling".

It's not all about going fast.
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Old 08-29-2005, 12:10 PM   #22
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It's simple, the way a bike preforms is not the way a car preforms.

People LIKE feeling G-Forces, that's why they buy cars.

With a car, it's the lateral motion that you like, or moreover, the anti-gravity motion you get from going on hills.

With a bike, if you get almost ANY lateral motion, you are toast, you'll flip over and die, and bikes, they have absolutaly no downforce, (the windshield on a car), so when you go on a hill, a car will stay planted, and the occupant will feel that nice G-Force where he moves up in his seat.

A bike, doesn't have a windhiseld, or spoiler, or 2 tons of weight keeping it down, so really, the answer is, with a bike, it's just not the same "feeling".

It's not all about going fast.
Um? thanks for speaking for everyone who owns a bike or car. But your obviously not speaking for me or anyone I've met who owns a bike or car. I go bungee jumping cos I like to feel g-force, I ride a bike cos I like the free feeling of being on top (outside) while going at rediculos speeds, half the thrill is knowing how close i am to being wiped out. the other half is knowing that I have control.

A big genralisation here but I only speak for those I've talked to, we ride bikes cos people (in genral) like danger! not cos we like g-forces
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Old 08-30-2005, 09:00 PM   #23
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It's simple, the way a bike preforms is not the way a car preforms.

People LIKE feeling G-Forces, that's why they buy cars.

With a car, it's the lateral motion that you like, or moreover, the anti-gravity motion you get from going on hills.

With a bike, if you get almost ANY lateral motion, you are toast, you'll flip over and die, and bikes, they have absolutaly no downforce, (the windshield on a car), so when you go on a hill, a car will stay planted, and the occupant will feel that nice G-Force where he moves up in his seat.

A bike, doesn't have a windhiseld, or spoiler, or 2 tons of weight keeping it down, so really, the answer is, with a bike, it's just not the same "feeling".

It's not all about going fast.


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